Employment


ThoughtSTEM, LLC is a growing team of young professionals passionate about spreading computer science education across San Diego and beyond! Learn about some of our employment and internship opportunities below.

ThoughtSTEM was founded by UC San Diego PhD Students in October of 2012. What started as a tutoring business with 5 students has swiftly grown into a company that offers online coding education nation-wide and in-person coding education San Diego-wide, bringing together students between the ages of 5-18 to explore, learn, and have fun with computer coding!

Actively Recruiting

High School Summer Interns

This summer, ThoughtSTEM is leading a unique and highly competitive internship opportunity for local high school students (age 17+ as of June 2017) who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. High school interns will not only mentor local youth in computer science, interns will also take special undergraduate-level seminars in higher-level computer science skills. These courses will prepare interns for a college computer science education. Internship positions are limited. Learn more about this internship opportunity here. Start your application for this internship here. Email us at codingschool@thoughtstem.com if you have any questions.

Undergraduate Summer Interns

Our internship program for undergraduate students is intended for students pursuing careers in education or technology fields. Undergraduates enrolled in our internship program this summer will not only teach local students coding in our summer camps, but they will have special opportunities to take advanced undergraduate level computer science coursework. Interns will also receive an authentic software development internship experience working on real EdTech products and educational video games that ThoughtSTEM develops. Internship positions are limited. Learn more about this internship opportunity here. Start your application for this internship here. Email us at codingschool@thoughtstem.com if you have any questions.

Part-time Online Curriculum Development

ThoughtSTEM is currently seeking a local San Diego undergraduate pursuing a computer science degree interested in doing part-time curriculum development work for students ages 7-14. If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to curriculum-developer@thoughtstem.com.

Adult Volunteers

Interested in learning how to code while volunteering your time to benefit children in your community? Learn more about our new Coding School opportunity for adults.

Rolling Recruitment

Class Leader / Teacher

Someone with experience working with students either in a classroom or non-classroom environment, good at class management, and an aptitude for learning how to present material on computer coding (strong coding background not a requirement; we can provide professional development in this area). Teaching experience a plus. Flexible schedule a plus. If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to class-leader@thoughtstem.com.

Mentor

We are looking for undergraduates pursuing computer science, or high school students with significant experience with coding. Must have some experience working with students age 7 and up. College background and flexible schedule preferred. If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to mentor@thoughtstem.com.

Software Developer

We have software development positions at ThoughtSTEM for developing our educational platform, LearnToMod, that teaches kids coding through Minecraft modding. No previous Minecraft modding experience is necessary, but if you have experience, it's a plus. Experience with Linux, Javascript, and SQL/DB Admin a plus. If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to software@thoughtstem.com.

Curriculum Developer

For curriculum development positions, applicants must have some teaching experience (though it does not need to be formal), curriculum development experience, experience creating lessons based on standards (Common Core standards preferred, but not required). Additional preferred skills include: experience playing Minecraft, some Computer Science/Programming experience (even 1 course), experience with Google Apps (Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Drive, Hangouts, Gmail), and a Master’s Degree or Credential in Education (or something similar). If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to curriculum-developer@thoughtstem.com.

Sales

Are you passionate about ThoughtSTEM's mission to share computer science with local K-12 students? Are you an outgoing, highly motivated individual with sales experience? Are you looking for growth opportunities with potential for large commissions? We're currently looking for a sales representative to join our tight-nit team and help us grow our programs (San Diego and beyond)! If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume to sales@thoughtstem.com.