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Software Engineer, Intern (Remote USA)

Are you passionate about transforming education and empowering learners worldwide? Coursera, the world's largest online learning platform, is on a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. With over 118 million registered learners and partnerships with 300+ top universities and industry leaders, including Google, IBM, and Duke University, Coursera offers a diverse range of content and credentials, from courses and Specializations to Professional Certificates and bachelor's and master's degrees.


As a B Corp, we're committed to driving positive social and environmental impact while delivering high-quality learning experiences. Our platform is used by institutions worldwide to upskill and reskill employees, citizens, and students across industries, including data science, technology, and business.


Join us in our mission to create a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to education. We're seeking talented individuals who share our passion and drive to revolutionize the way the world learns.


Coursera can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. Our interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a remote-first company.


Job Overview:


Coursera’s Engineering teams are responsible for maintaining a scalable and reliable platform. Engineering works to build interactive products for the worldwide learner community. As an engineer at Coursera, you will be empowered to build well-engineered products that shape new platform features and advance our technical infrastructure. You will be encouraged to build reliable, scalable, testable, and efficient systems.

During the internship, you'll be embedded as a full-time member of a small Engineering team and paired with a mentor on your team. You will have the guidance, environment, and the responsibility of deploying your projects to production. You will work on real projects, features, and updates that will affect millions of learners worldwide!


Responsibilities:


  • Support the engineering team with software development; design and implement scalable systems and infrastructures
  • Measure our work thoroughly, analyze results, and generate hypotheses to drive new product changes through A/B testing
  • Setup monitoring and testing of our APIs and services to better understand real time health of our products
  • Code software using Scala and Java
  • Implement web interfaces using React/Redux, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Work in a cross functional team of engineers, PMs, designers, and UX researchers


Basic Qualifications:


  • Currently pursuing a B.A./B.S. Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related technical field
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Demonstrated software engineer experience via an internship, work experience, school projects or coding competitions.
  • Self-motivated, smart, hands-on, relentlessly focused on impact, and able to operate under a great deal of independence


If this opportunity interests you:


You may want to check out this cool course on Coursera about how to prepare for a software engineering interview - it has some great tips that would work well for an interview at Coursera as well. These are our most recent blogs by our past interns: Remote Internship Survival Guide & Empowering Teammates and Thriving Remotely


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Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

 

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at accommodations@coursera.org.

 

For California Candidates, please review our CCPA Applicant Notice here.

For our Global Candidates, please review our GDPR Recruitment Notice here.

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DEPARTMENTS
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TEAM SIZE
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LOCATION
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DATE POSTED
July 18, 2023

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