Uganda Christian University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective. In 2004, UCU became the first private university to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda. Located in Mukono, less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian University is one of Uganda’s leading teaching and research universities.
Purpose of the Job:
This is a one year internship programme for the best graduating students (July 2017 -2019 graduations) in the Department of IT. It is intended to improve the visibility and attractiveness of the programmes that are offered in the Department of Information Technology (IT) and to improve outreach to both the University and the community. The successful interns will work under the Faculty of Science and Technology, but in particular under the supervision of the Department of IT and the University ICT Services (UIS).
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with the Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Documentation of new software solutions.
Development of new applications as required by the University or as directed by supervisors.
Development of improvements to existing solutions as required by UCU.
Configure software development tools as required by UCU.
Assist in the estimation of tasks, identify possible obstacles and propose appropriate solutions.
Follow the university software data protection and security guidelines in developing software.
Detect and predict code defects by peer reviewing code.
Support the Department of IT in instruction of undergraduate students.
Perform any other official duties that may be assigned by the Head of Department, IT.