ThoughtSTEM, LLC is a growing team of 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

In-Office Computer Science Education Internship

ThoughtSTEM is now accepting unpaid interns for a limited number of 2-month in-office internship positions. ThoughtSTEM is accepting interns on a rolling basis. ThoughtSTEM's offices are located in Mission Valley, San Diego, CA. In-Office CS Ed Interns will learn about various aspects of running a computer science education startup and will gain valuable insights and skills under the guidance of ThoughtSTEM's co-founders and staff. Applicants must be available for at least 4 hours each week M-F between the hours of 8am-5pm. You can apply for this internship opportunity by emailing internships@thoughtstem.com.

Part-Time After-School Program Teacher

ThoughtSTEM, LLC runs after-school computer science programs at schools across San Diego. The goal of our after-school programs is to make computer science fun by introducing coding to K-12 students in the context of modding Minecraft or designing video games. We are currently seeking individuals who will be instructors for after-school computer science programs at various local San Diego elementary schools.


  1. We pay YOU to learn computer science: Coding bootcamps can cost thousands of dollars. We provide college-level computer science education for our employees for FREE! We pride ourselves in training our employees in an incredibly marketable skill.
  2. Work with awesome people: We’re a young company with a wholehearted mission. We want to make sure San Diego students are ready for a future that will require them to be comfortable with technology! Our goal is for kids to have great first experiences with computer science and enjoy creating video games and websites with code! We love making a difference in our community.
  3. Convenient, Consistent Part-time Work: Our programs tend to run once a week for 1-2 hours between 12pm-4:30pm. We encourage teachers to work 4-5 programs with us M-F, but if you’re only available on certain afternoons, we can accommodate your schedule.

Learn more about this position and apply here. Email us at teach@thoughtstem.com with questions only, not with a resume or application.