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Interview Process: Machine Learning and Data Science Interns and New Grads

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This blog article will detail the interview process for Machine Learning and Data Science Intern and New Grad positions. Please note that there are some variations in the interview process, depending on the role that you apply for. 

Machine Learning and Data Science Intern positions: 

  1. Apply online - 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. Your profile will then be reviewed by a variety of hiring managers to gauge interest.
  5. If there is alignment with the hiring managers, the recruiter will move you forward to a one hour technical interview with one of our engineers.
  6. If you pass the technical interview, you will have a 30-minute call with hiring managers who are interested in your candidacy.
  7. A final decision will be made on extending an offer to join as a Pintern.

Machine Learning and Data Science New Grad positions: 

  1. Apply online - 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. Your profile will then be reviewed by a variety of hiring managers to gauge interest. If there is alignment with the hiring managers the recruiter will move you forward to 3-4 technical interviews with Pinterest engineers.
  5. If you pass the technical interviews, you will have a 30-minute exploratory call with hiring managers who are interested in your candidacy.
  6. A final decision will be made on extending an offer to join.

Learn more about University Recruiting positions at Pinterest here

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