You will join Duolingo’s research team and support our efforts to advance Duolingo’s mission through science. The internship will last approximately three months, and the ideal time frame is summer 2017 (but we are flexible). You will be making contributions to Duolingo’s most popular courses for English and/or Spanish learners.
Work side by side with talented researchers, designers, engineers, and product managers to bring research-informed product features to lifeHelp create assessment tools to measure how Duolingo users learnDesign course content for specific topics and language competencies
ABD or PhD in linguistics, applied linguistics, cognitive psychology, or a related fieldResearch expertise in learning (second language acquisition a big plus)Experience teaching either English or Spanish as a second languageExcellent interpersonal communication and organizational skillsA desire to make the world a better place through technologyAbility to work in the U.S. legally without sponsorship
EXCEPTIONAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:Experience creating language curriculaHigh proficiency in and experience teaching both English and SpanishExperience learning additional languagesStrong publication record in learning sciences or a related field