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  • Web Development
  • Fall
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 2016

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About The Holiday Girl: 

The Holiday Girl (THG) began as a blog on Tumblr in late 2013 by founder, Lauren "Elle" Ball. Her primary mission was to share content that takes the fear out of traveling abroad with practical information, historical context, sample itineraries and what to expect in the future of travel. As a natural progression, THG added travel consultant services and became a small group outboud tour operator providing individualized services to clients and families as well as curating group travel experiences to far flung locations most people only dream of visiting. True to our roots, the THG blog is still the heart and soul of The Holiday Girl and reflects a strong introspective and empowering voice for women travelers. 

THG Travel Community: Now live, Community is a free travel space for women who dare.  Our desire is to build a digital platform that provides authentic peer-to-peer advice and support to fellow women travelers through online forums. In the future, we hope to bring community learning through online courses, destination guides and other community-centric offerings.

Travel with Social Good: The Holiday Girl is dedicated to supporting local entrepreneurs where ever we go. Thus, it is our practice to directly hire regional or local suppliers to provide our inbound travel services. As well, THG has partnered with Cristina Matossian of Nuevo Futuro Peru, a woman-run non-profit that provide homes and care for Lima’s abandoned children.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

Internship Description:

Improve UX experience on The Holiday Girl website through CSS, HTML, Javascript, SAAS, other third party software integrations and API integrations. Markup THG content to comply with FB instant articles and Pinterest rich pin publishing requirements. Create and submit site map for The Holiday Girl website to optimize SEO and to capture analytics on site relevant content. Work collaboratively with the team to develop ideas, schematics and budget for a THG smart device application.

Qualifications:

Current undergraduate or recent graduate with a degree in Web Development, Computer Programming, or Software Engineering

Well organized

Travel Experience

Smartphone + Computer

Reliable Internet

Scheduled hours during  10-7p PST

Mandatory Teamcall Friday @ 11a

 

To apply, submit:

Personalized Cover Letter & Resume

Sample(s) of completed programming projects with a description of your contribution.

Review The Holiday Girl website and suggest one UX improvement with details of type of markup or integration you would use.

Benefits & Perks: 

Work remotely. Gain value hands-on experience with a woman-run start-up for millennial women travelers. Potential travel opportunities. 

Intern Payment: 
Unpaid Internship
Hours Required: 
15-30 Hours Per Week