Apprenticeship & development programs

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Program overviews

The Pinterest Engage Scholars Program is dedicated to providing growth and learning opportunities to first-year and Sophomore students actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with a demonstrated interest in a technical major. This program series is an unpaid virtual training opportunity during the months of June–July. Exact dates TBD.

What we’re looking for:

  • First-and-second-year students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, interested in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or a related technical major
  • Applications from groups currently underrepresented in the field of computer science (Women, POC, those working with disabilities, etc) are encouraged
  • Availability to regularly attend weekly virtual evening program sessions

What you’ll do:

  • Attend up to two evening workshops/events each work during the months of June–July
  • Improve technical and interpersonal skills to prepare for your success in software engineering
  • Past workshops included live mock interviews, skillset development, and recruiting deep-dives
  • Partner with an engineering mentor to achieve a growth goal during the program’s duration

Applications open in spring 2022

The Pinterest Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for candidates who face barriers of entry into the tech industry to experience engineering at Pinterest. Apprenticeships are up to one year long with the opportunity to be considered for conversion to a full-time engineer. Those who are currently underrepresented in tech and at Pinterest (Women, Black/African American, Latin/Hispanic, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and/or Pacific Islanders) are especially encouraged to apply.

What we’re looking for:

  • Candidates who face barriers of entry into the tech industry, including but not limited to: coding bootcamp grads, candidates looking to re-enter the tech workforce, self-taught coders, and university graduates looking to launch their careers in software engineering
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion to learn to code and curiosity to learn what it’s like to work and succeed as an engineer at Pinterest
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside other Pinterest engineers on a tightly scoped, high-impact project
  • Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the technical challenges associated with being an engineer at Pinterest
  • Continually grow — professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

Applications open in fall 2021

The Pinterest Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for candidates from non-traditional tech backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry to experience Product Management at Pinterest. Apprenticeships are up to one year long with the opportunity to be considered for conversion to a full-time Product Manager. Those who are currently underrepresented in tech and at Pinterest (Black/African American, Latin/Hispanic, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and/or Pacific Islanders) are especially encouraged to apply.

What we’re looking for:

  • Candidates from non-traditional products backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry, including but is not limited to: bootcamp grads, candidates looking to re-enter the tech workforce, and candidates who are self-taught or do not hold a degree or have related experience in Product Management roles
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion for solving user problems and curiosity to learn what it’s like to work and succeed as a Product Manager
  • Experience working collaboratively and clearly communicating in a professional work environment
  • Strong understanding in the basic foundations for their skillset of interest

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside other Pinterest Product Managers and cross-functional partners on a tightly scoped, high-impact project
  • Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the challenges associated with being a Product Manager at Pinterest
  • Continually grow — professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

Applications open in spring 2022

The Pinterest Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for candidates from non-traditional tech backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry to experience Product Design at Pinterest. Apprenticeships are up to one year long with the opportunity to be considered for conversion to a full-time Product Designer. Those who are currently underrepresented in tech and at Pinterest (Black/African American, Latin/Hispanic, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and/or Pacific Islanders) are especially encouraged to apply.

What we’re looking for:

  • Candidates from non-traditional products backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry, including but is not limited to: bootcamp grads, candidates looking to re-enter the tech workforce, and candidates who are self-taught or do not hold a degree or have related experience in Product Management roles
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion for solving user problems and curiosity to learn what it’s like to work and succeed as a Product Designer
  • Experience working collaboratively and clearly communicating in a professional work environment
  • Strong understanding in the basic foundations for their skillset of interest

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside other Pinterest Product Designers and cross-functional partners on a tightly scoped, high-impact project
  • Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the challenges associated with being a Product Designer at Pinterest
  • Continually grow — professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

Applications open in spring 2022

The Pinterest Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for candidates from non-traditional tech backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry to experience Research at Pinterest. Apprenticeships are up to one year long with the opportunity to be considered for conversion to a full-time Researcher. Those who are currently underrepresented in tech and at Pinterest (Black/African American, Latin/Hispanic, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and/or Pacific Islanders) are especially encouraged to apply.

What we’re looking for:

  • Candidates from non-traditional products backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry, including but is not limited to: bootcamp grads, candidates looking to re-enter the tech workforce, and candidates who are self-taught or do not hold a degree or have related experience in Product Management roles
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion for solving user problems and curiosity to learn what it’s like to work and succeed as a Researcher
  • Experience working collaboratively and clearly communicating in a professional work environment
  • Strong understanding in the basic foundations for their skillset of interest

What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside other Pinterest Researchers and cross-functional partners on a tightly scoped, high-impact project
  • Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the challenges associated with being a Researcher at Pinterest
  • Continually grow — professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

Applications open in spring 2022

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Grace Tan

Engage Scholar: Grace

2019

Engage Scholar