Summer Internships with Metryx and the Highlander Institute

Summer Internship at Exciting Providence Based EdTech Startup

Metryx is an innovative, Providence-based startup company dedicated to developing mobile applications for education. Our first product, the Metryx Mobile Tracker is an assessment application for educators that tracks student progress efficiently and effectively on all mobile devices.

Metryx will launch its full-featured Beta version on May 19th and will use the summer to build a version 1 that will be released in the beginning of September.

Metryx is offering internship opportunities for the summer starting the end of June and ending the second week of August (start and end dates are flexible). This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with the founders of a start-up.

Applicants must be focused, hard working and able to learn on the fly.

Education Research Intern – We are looking for teachers, teachers-in-training or retired teachers who are interested in helping us rewrite the national Common Core Standards for Metryx. This is an ideal position for educators interested in learning more about the incoming Common Core standards.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Spreadsheet/Database creation

Product Planning

Market Research

Product Testing and User Feedback Analysis

Mobile Application Research Intern – We are looking for computer savvy individuals who use mobile devices like tablets and SMARTphones. We need individuals who enjoy exploring new applications, and are interested in documenting their thoughts and feedback around features and problems they find with targeted education applications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Data Entry

Reviewing of applications

Market Research

Product Testing and User Feedback Analysis

Web and Coding Intern – We are looking for interns with beginning web-design, or coding skills who want to work alongside talented web professionals to learn more about this field. This summer we will be creating several websites that will need design and coding work. On the job training will be provided, but we are looking for people with prior experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Graphic Design (Adobe Suite experience preferred)

Web Design (Word Press or other Content Management experience preferred)

Web Design (HTML, CSS, and Javascript skills are a bonus)

Writing and Editing

Photographic/Video Editing

Social Media Publishing


Schedule: Part time, 15 – 30 hours per week

Compensation: $500 – $1,000 stipend depending on length of committment

Commitment: June through August

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Location: Highlander Dunn Institute, 42 Lexington Ave. Providence, RI

Experience and Ability:

  • Must be web and social media-savvy
  • Must be able to learn new programs & applications with relative ease
  • Must have some work experience with a letter of reference from a manager at previous location
  • Must have an interest in helping to advance the role technology plays in the educational system
  • Must be prompt, cordial, and appropriately able to work well in a school and office environment
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and driven to meet deadlines
  • Must be positive and upbeat

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume, with any samples of work to

Please use “Summer Intern” in the subject line