iOS Technical Intern

Our Measurable Impact

We teach adults from low-income and diverse communities how to code and help them get engineering jobs in tech. Our graduates go from making $18,000 to over $85,000 a year, going from poverty to the middle class. Graduates are hired at leading companies such as Pinterest, Kickstarter, IBM, Jet, JPMorgan Chase. Participants are representative of the diversity of the NYC community with over 50% women, 60% African American or Hispanic, and 50% immigrant, and 50% without a college education.

Best-in-class Partners & Team

C4Q is a social enterprise startup backed by leaders across technology, business, and philanthropy. We are supported by the Robin Hood Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, Blackstone, Salesforce, Guggenheim Partners, and BlackRock. Our volunteers include leading technologists and experts from companies such as Google, Facebook, Artsy, Dropbox, and LinkedIn.

Diversity of experiences, perspectives, skills, and cultures is core to our mission and team. Our staff brings expertise and leadership across multiple sectors and industries: graduates of Harvard Business School and Wharton; previous Bain & Company and Bridgewater Associates; experience launching the national #GivingTuesday campaign; and engineers from NYTimes, Uber, Google.

Opportunity for Growth

C4Q is a rapidly growing startup that’s scaling to make national impact. Founded in 2011, C4Q has doubled in budget and staff each year over the past 4 years. Just three years ago we had only two employees. We are currently a team of 20 and anticipate doubling our team to 40 this year. In addition to scaling funding and staff, we are investing in scaling complexity as we tackle important challenges in our community.


Culture and Values

C4Q Values

  • Giving Our All

  • Absolute Performance

  • Data-Driven, Human Judgment

In addition to our values, our characteristics bind our values and form the basis of our team and community.

C4Q Characteristics

  • Humility

  • Diversity

  • Growth

Position Summary

Location: Long Island City, NY
Department: Tech Education (Access Code)
Type: Part time
Min. Experience: Passion for iOS Development, Interest in Education
Compensation: School credit or unpaid

We are looking for dedicated and able candidates that are pursuing careers in web development or computer science and have a passion for technology. You will gain firsthand experience in working with tech startups and established companies, completing web development projects for real world organizations and community groups, project management, and web design.


  • Participating in the day-to-day instruction and management of the classroom

  • Working with volunteers to facilitate office hours and teaching assistance during class

  • Designing, creating, and grading programming assignments and assessments

  • Supporting career training for both technical and non-technical instruction


The Ideal Candidate

You are a passionate, resourceful individual who is compelled by impactful work. As part of a small but growing team, you will be expected to think across many disciplines and be open to both collaboration and critique. You should be organized, and self-motivated. For this position, a background in software development or technology is necessary, as is an interest in education.



  • Proficiency in Objective-C or Swift

  • Knowledge of Git/GitHub

  • Solid organizational skills; prioritization and multi-tasking

  • Care for students and about education


Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of tech industry in Queens

  • Experience working with a nonprofit