Application Developer iOS/Android Intern

Location: Leuven & Brussels, BE

Start date: January / February 2024

Duration: min 3 months (15 - 35 h/week), can be extended

Job type: Unpaid internship 

Who we are 

Value Network is a non-profit organization run by young professionals that sets up hybrid networking events that form a perfect mix between work and play. We host innovative networking activities where you can learn and connect with interesting individuals in a relaxed and inspiring environment. 

Our vision: We believe that the world’s most complex problems can only be solved by working together. 🤝

Our mission: Bringing people together for the better. 🧑🤝🧑

Our core team: Consists of young potentials who contribute to our vision and mission in their own area of expertise. Each team member is active in one of the three departments: HR & Operations, Events & Community, and Marketing & Sales.

Your role & responsibilities

As an intern, you will participate in maintaining and developing our Application. We are seeking a talented and motivated intern with a background in mobile applications to join our team as an Application Developer for iOS and Android platforms. You will also be working on our app which provides a platform where individuals can connect and match with like-minded professionals within their industry, fostering conversations and enabling collaboration opportunities for future partnerships.

We value creativity, so your ideas will contribute to our growth. You will be given more responsibility as you progress, and once you are up to speed, you will be able to take on some of our projects and test your leadership skills.

Are you eager to learn? Do you have a proactive mindset? We are looking for an intern to join the Web team who can meet the following responsibilities:

  • Maintaining & updating our application

  • Making improvements to our app

  • Increasing the security of our app

  • Improving the UX/UI of our app 

What we are looking for

We are a group of motivated collaborators (but you can call us friends 😉)  and are looking for a passionate individual to strengthen our team. Ideally, you recognize yourself in the description below:

  • You are a bachelor’s / master's student preferably in IT/communication or other related courses.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Programming language: Flutter (knowledge of android JAVA and Swift is a plus)

  • Knowledge of database, database management (Firebase) 

  • Knowledge of GitHub and UI/UX

  • Flexible, proactive, take ownership & have excellent project management skills.

  • Stress resistant & do not shy away from logistic/administrative tasks.

  • You are very organized and have no problem respecting timelines and meeting deadlines.

  • You can work independently as well as in a team.

  • You have a can-do attitude towards challenges and love learning new skills.

What awaits you

  • An internship opportunity as a part of your academic curriculum and/or for your personal development. 🚀🌟

  • Reimbursement of all transportation and lunch costs for office days.

  • Platform to connect and network with young professionals. 👥

  • Free access and drinks at all our events. 🎉

  • Free internal workshops.

  • An intense & fun experience in an international, fast-paced and flexible start-up. 

  • An internship certificate and letter of Recommendation (upon request) upon successful completion.

And here's the fun part: To ensure that we maintain a tight-knit team, attendance in the office in Brussels (on Wednesdays) and in Leuven (on Fridays) is mandatory. But don't worry, we guarantee that you will have a great time while you're here!

Sounds good? Great! Click apply & send us your CV and motivation letter in English. Our team will contact you.

Note: We are currently accepting applications only from those who who will be residing in Belgium during the internship period.

*At Value Network we celebrate diversity, that's why we're an equal opportunity organization. All applicants will be considered for a position without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,  nationality, etc. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind, we are committed to providing an environment of respect and safety