[Checkr Summer 2022] Software Engineering Internship

Checkr, San Francisco, Denver

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups.

Duration: Internship

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation

Checkr is looking for Summer 2022 Interns to work on high impact engineering projects that help build a fairer future for all. When you join our team, you'll gain real world experience with web APIs and see how we build microservices to scale. You'll learn how we use ML/NLP to optimize our name matching algorithm, and get a chance to play with our Kubernetes continuous deployment pipeline. You'll also be a core part of our mission to help second chance citizens re-enter the job marketplace. Our intern program is meant for students who are seeking to enrich their experience with understanding how a feature is conceptualized, built and shipped to production.

Checkr’s internship program is an amazing opportunity for anyone who is pursuing a career in software development and wishes to learn from a diverse cultural perspective. We are looking for candidates who have a strong understanding of engineering principles and who are interested in learning about open source technologies. Our interns will exude curiosity tempered with a #getshitdone mentality. 

This role is open to rising juniors or seniors, PhD students and bootcamp grads!!!

What we value in an intern:

  • Engineering awareness in Backend, Full-Stack, Data Engineering or DevOps
  • Strong problem solving skills, attention to detail, and pride in your work
  • Self-awareness and a desire to better yourself
  • Curiosity about how and why things work
  • Must be graduating in Summer/Fall 2022 OR have graduated from a bootcamp

The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  In accordance with Colorado law, the hourly rate for this role if filled within Colorado is $50.

What you get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to 25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Checkr

Checkr has found the way to balance safety and consumer protection. It is our responsibility to be accurate and help our clients avoid errors. Background screenings are transactions that rely on trust and we believe trust is based on transparency. Consumers deserve more transparency on their rights and the information in their report. Employers deserve more transparency on data, its value and their responsibilities.


Want to learn more about Checkr? Visit Checkr's website.