Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

October 27, 2017

Public service opportunity: Seeking an iOS Developer Intern for Fashion Technology Startup

Position title: iOS Developer Intern

Name of organization: Embolden App


Embolden, a startup with the goal of optimizing the fashion discovery and purchase process experience, is seeking a programmer to assist our development team. As retails continue to decline and e-commerce rises in popularity, the need for a streamlined fashion experience grows. In a 15 billion-dollar market that is growing, Embolden aspires to become the leader in fashion organization and purchases.


  • Fixing small front-end bugs
  • Comparing app’s current UI against intended UI in Zeplin (UI and frontend development collaboration tool), and tweaking current code to meet UI expectations
  • Determining and writing tasks on our agile board for our developers to tackle


  • Can work from home regularly
  • Approximately 10 hours of work per week but can be flexible in range of 6 -18 hours per week depending on desired credits earned
  • Weekly phone call check-ins with our lead developer
  • Application process: send in your resume and participate in a 30 minute in person or Skype interview



  • Get practice in a field related to your major and intended career path
  • Access to mentors that are excited to help you gain more iOS experience
  • Very relaxed work environment
  • Work on a project that has massive potential
  • Option to extend internship
  • Work with a team close to your own age (we are a team of 20 – 26 year olds working in Bellevue)
  • Simple application process
  • Members of our team have participated in the Gen St 350 program before, so we are very understanding of the demands of school and will be accommodating in balancing your schedule

We are looking for someone that….

  • Has experience in Objective C and/or Swift
  • Is familiar with xCode
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Is a self-starter and motivated learner
  • Works in an efficient manner
  • Is not afraid to take initiative and ask for help when needed
  • Can communicate effectively with our development team

Start date: Jan 3, 2018

End date: March 10, 2018

Location: Bellevue or Work from home

How to apply: Email