Software Engineering Intern

BuzzFeed, New York

The social news and entertainment company.

Our summer internship program is for the next generation of software engineers eager to gain experience building real world software and products. You’ll help us build new products, new features for existing products, web apps, dashboards and internal tools for all BuzzFeeders. You will work closely with other teams within Tech including Product, Design, and Data Science to deliver products and content that help connect people all over the world!

Meet previous years’ interns and read about their experiences here!

You Are:
You have a genuine love of technology and the web.
You love to build cool things.
You’re a problem solver.
You’ve already mastered a couple of languages in your spare time, and can show us some problems you’ve solved in those spaces, you are currently enrolled in a Computer Science (or related) program of study, or recently completed a bootcamp course.

During your internship you will be exposed to BuzzFeed’s Tech Stack:
Python, Go
Frontend (React, Redux, T3.js, Sass)
Linux (Ubuntu)
Source Control (Git)
Databases (MySQL, Redis, Cassandra, Redshift, BigQuery, ElasticSearch)
Infrastructure Tools (Docker, ECS, Terraform)
Messaging systems (NSQ)
Monitoring / Instrumentation (Nagios, DataDog, Sentry)
Service Oriented Architecture
Ad Server - DFP for Publishers

You must be legally eligible to work in the US.
You must be onsite for 10 weeks, June - August 2020.
You’ll be paid fairly, inline with tech industry standards.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning Team, Employee Resource Groups, and more
  • An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity
  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO and unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more
  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA and NYC!

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.

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