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Motion Picture Association

Developer Internship

Company description

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) is a trade association representing six major American film studios. Its content protection department is charged with protecting the film, video and television products of its members against illegal duplication, distribution and sale.

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Job description

The MPA’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters, based in Brussels, is seeking a skilled intern to assist with an online development tool currently being built.

You will join the EMEA HUB team at the Motion Picture Association's office in Brussels, a team made up of internet investigators and developers. This internship is paid and will cover a three-month period.


You will be developing and testing new features and tools for a web application used by investigators and lawyers across our various offices.

You will be tasked with testing, maintaining and updating existing features of the application.


Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for executing the following tasks:

  • Create optimised database designs
  • Write proof of concept by meeting short deadlines, comment and report on the possible failings with achieving the POC, while providing an accurate development timeline
  • Update HTML/CSS/JS/PHP code to implement new features and functionalities
  • Write HTML/CSS/JS/PHP code to create new features and functionalities
  • Update/Write PYTHON 3 code using Oriented Object Programming
  • Write documentation of the code that you have written, update documentation referring to new code
  • Automate processes based on internal requests and procedures


Searched Profile

Your skills contain the following strengths

  • Front End Developer: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/AJAX, jQuery, BootStrap
  • Back End Developer: PHP, SQL, PYTHON3
  • GIT
  • Good practices and knowledge in web security
  • Work in a team environment
  • Prioritize tasks and address the most critical and pressing demands first
  • Share ideas and knowledge
  • You should be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing

We offer

This internship is paid and for a duration of three months 

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