Web Accessibility Intern - Summer 2017

Chicago, IL, United States


Promet Source, a Chicago based web and mobile application development company, is looking to hire a Web Accessibility Intern to work with its established team of Drupal professionals for the summer of 2017. We provide a fun, supportive environment with tons of opportunities for learning.  The Web Accessibility Intern will assist in identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the WCAG 2.0 standards and compliance with the ADA, Section 508, as well as other accessibility related laws.  

We are looking for a full time/part time Web Accessibility Intern with great organizational and interpersonal skills that is an experienced multi-tasker. Previous experience in aspects of web accessibility is a bonus.  

We are a technology firm that delivers web and mobile development solutions and provides ongoing support.  Our clients include many Higher Education clients, high volume eCommerce applications as well as startups. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, Open Source CMS support and iOS mobile applications. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certification(s) in web accessibility
  • Some Experience in web accessibility analysis, design and development experience
  • Ability to analyze code and knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and ARIA elements
  • Basic knowledge of standards including Section 508, Section 508 Refresh, WCAG 2.0 Level A, AA and AAA
  • Understanding of the four principles of web accessibility POUR (Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust) and the guidelines of each
  • Some knowledge of web communication accessibility barriers is essential
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve by recommending best solutions on accessibility standards
  • Must be self-motivated, result oriented and a strong team player