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About Lyft Software Engineering Internship

Lyft strives to create the best ride for all, starting in its own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring. 

Interns work side-by-side with top engineers in the industry while having autonomy from the get-go. They contribute to user-facing products and are able to see their work go live quickly. Lyft fosters a collaborative environment in the office, so there's always a sharp mind eager to hear about your next idea. So what's yours?

Responsibilities:

  • Own your project, while checking in with other team members throughout the day with questions and updates
  • You leave the code in a better state than when you found it (progressive refactor)
  • You value reliability, ensured by testing (unit, integration and load tests)
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge
  • Continuous integration and deployment
  • Go home knowing that your work today is meaningfully improving the lives of every Lyft driver and every Lyft passenger!

Experience:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science or a related field, with at least one additional term of school to complete after the end of this internship
  • Available during either Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020 for an internship
  • Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for community, sustainability, and/or transportation
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • Experience with real-time technology problems
  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience solving real-time technology problems
  • Experience with mobile development
  • Previous work with social networks

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Generous paid time off and sick leave
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • Monthly commuter subsidy to cover your transit to work
  • 20% off all Lyft rides

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Lyft Software Engineering Internship

Katelyn Amidon
Lyft, Inc.
185 Berry St Ste 5000
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 1 (415) 230-2905

Stats

Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Stipend
Duration: 3 to 6 months
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors
Degree Track: Bachelor of Science, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Chartered Financial Analyst

Locations

San Francisco, CA
GLOBAL