Software Engineering Winter Intern (Canada)

Toronto, ON, CA
Intern
University
1947028
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About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a winter internship for our Toronto office.

As a Winter Pintern, you’ll work alongside current Pinployees on impactful and high-exposure projects. Throughout your internship, you’ll join our engineering teams as we maneuver through exponential growth and massive scale while building awesome products and features, creating visually rich experiences, spearheading the discovery problem, and pinpointing tomorrow’s engineering challenges. We offer a 16-week winter internship program in our Toronto office.

What you’ll do:

  • Take ownership over the completion and quality of your tasks and project while incorporating guidance from your mentor, manager, and peers.
  • Execute scoped technical tasks end-to-end to help build the future of Pinterest
  • Deliver code that is well-documented, tested, and operable
  • Communicate new ideas and opinions with candor as you grow both professionally and personally through learning and development opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • Pursuing a CS degree (or related field)
  • 2+ 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, etc.)
  • A curious nature with a desire to tackle and solve complex problems

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We’re growing rapidly throughout Latin America and Mexico! Check out our open positions and learn more about Pinterest’s exciting opportunities in these regions.

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