Skip to main content

Interview Process: General Software Engineering Interns and New Grads

a woman sitting at a table with a laptop

This blog article will detail the interview process for General Software Engineering Intern and New Grad positions including Mobile and Security roles. Please note that there are some variations in the interview process, depending on the role that you apply for. 

General Software Engineering Intern positions: 

  1. Apply online - and a recruiter will review your resume.
  2. If the recruiter finds that there is a potential match, they will send you an invitation to take a skills assessment called CodeSignal.
  3. If you receive a passing score, the recruiter will reach out and schedule a 30-minute phone screen. You can expect questions about your interests and role expectations along with information about your upcoming technical interview.
  4. The next step is a one hour technical interview with one of our engineers.
  5. If you pass the technical interview, your qualifications will be reviewed by a hiring committee and a final decision will be made on extending an offer to join as a Pintern.

General Software Engineering New Grad positions: 

  1. Apply online - and a recruiter will review your resume.
  2. If the recruiter finds that there is a potential match, they will send you an invitation to take a skills assessment called CodeSignal.
  3. If you receive a passing score, the recruiter will reach out and schedule a 30-minute phone screen. You can expect questions about your interests and role expectations along with information about your upcoming technical interview.
  4. The next step is a one hour technical interview with one of our engineers.
  5. If you pass the first technical interview, you move on to a series of three more technical interviews with engineers. All three interviews will last approximately one hour each (3 hours total).
  6. If you pass the technical interviews, your qualifications will be reviewed by a hiring committee and a final decision will be made on extending an offer to join as a Pinployee.

Learn more about University Recruiting positions at Pinterest here

Related Articles

a group of people sitting at a table

Join our talent community

Whether you apply to a role today or in the future, stay up-to-date on Pinterest news, events and job openings by signing up for our Talent Community. We’ll send you newsletters you won’t want to miss.

Join