Software Engineering Intern

Seattle

Pinterest brings millions of people the inspiration to create a life they love for everything; whether that be tonight’s dinner, next summer’s vacation, or a dream house down the road. We’re organically growing our team and product, and part of that growth includes infusing our team with Pinterns. We operate with lean product and platform engineering teams focused on high impact and results, and as a Pintern, you'll be working alongside PinPloyees on high impact, high exposure projects. Throughout your internship, you’ll help us maneuver through crazy growth and insane scale while building awesome products and features, creating visually rich experiences, spearheading the discovery problem, and pinpointing tomorrow’s engineering challenges. We offer a 12 week summer internship program in our Seattle office.    

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What you’ll do :
  • Dive into the code base on your very first day
  • Work on high impact projects and help build the future of Pinterest
  • Knit across our engineering organization to build new features from scratch
  • Continually grow both professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities
What we’re looking for :
  • Pursuing a CS degree (or related field)
  • 2-3 years of CS classes under your belt (Intro to CS and Algorithms, Advanced Algorithms, Operating Systems and Data Structures are all great!)
  • Aptitude for JavaScript, CSS, C++, HTML, Python, Java, Go–we use a variety of programming languages and tools
  • Non-academic coding experience (i.e. hack-a-thons, code challenges, personal projects, GitHub, Open Source, volunteer coding experience, conference participation, Grace Hopper, etc.)
  • A curious nature with a desire to tackle and solve complex problems

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