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About Ebay Inc. Internship Programs

"I got it on eBay" has barreled its way into the lexicon of the new millennium, placing a cyber-grin on the corporate face of this online auctioneer. Trading goods every second of every day, eBay offers an online forum for selling merchandise worldwide, from fine antiques to the latest video games. eBay generates revenue through listing and selling fees and through advertising, and boasts more than 155 million users. Its e-commerce platforms include StubHub and eBay also has a mobile version of its service, and owns e-commerce services provider GSI Commerce, as well as a minority stake in online classifieds service craigslist. eBay spun off PayPal into an independent public company during 2015.

eBay offers internships that offer true on-the-job training, providing skills and experience in developing, growing and securing the future of commerce. They want the highest levels of technical talent and programming skills, as well as a keen desire to deeply understandoeBay's products and services to push their technology forward. Interns will work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. As a core participant of the team, interns will estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues. Candidates need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as eBay builds new experiences, improves existing products, and develops distributed systems powering the world’s largest e-commerce websites at a scale few companies can match.

Some examples of internships recently posted by eBay include:

Front-End Software Engineer Intern (Undergraduate and Graduate) - eBay is looking for a motivated Front-end Developer Intern to write high–quality, high performance, maintainable front-end code while focusing on scalability, security, cross-browser compatibility, web standards, interoperability, and accessibility.

Mobile Engineer (Undergraduate and Graduate), Back-End Software Engineer  (Undergraduate and Graduate) and Product Manager (Undergraduate only) Internships - eBay is looking for motivated Mobile Developer, Back-End Software Engineer and Product Manager interns to build robust and scalable software, help improve its code services and system architecture, participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas to the company's technology, algorithms and products, and work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases, and deliver results.

Product Manager Intern (Graduate only) - Product Managers at eBay drive the creation of products from idea to launch, enabling commerce opportunities for millions around the world. The Product Management team is made up of data-driven decision makers that perform data analysis, draw insights from the analysis, and define features for the company's future products. A Product Manager Graduate Intern will join a team working to ensure the aggressive expansion of eBay’s business units; explore key opportunities for growth, create a stellar customer experience, and support all aspects of the business; develop best practices for how to launch products and builds products for the developer community and helps lead global go-to-market initiatives; define the strategy and vision for consumer product business and portfolio; build multi-generational product plans and roadmaps for an evolving and complex global consumer product portfolio; and collaborate with top-notch product and development teams to identify new ways to deliver exceptional experiences for consumers and merchants.

Quality Software Engineer Intern (Undergraduate and Graduate) - The Quality Software Engineer Intern will contribute to the testing and performance of complex, multi-tier distributed software applications. They also participate in various test automation activities in an attempt to break the software. The Quality Engineer intern works under the guidance of principal engineers to execute component, functional, integration, performance, and reliability tests. In this role, they will work in scrum/agile mode, interacting with the Development, Product Owner, Scrum master, QA engineer, DBA, and Operations teams to test and analyze application features and their impact on the performance of the overall system. The Quality Engineer intern plays a key role in the development of test automation and workflow frameworks and tools.

Software Engineer (Undergraduate Only) - Software engineers at eBay develop innovative solutions and high quality products that touch millions of people every day around the globe. The engineers solve some of the most complex technical problems in the world of connected commerce across all business units. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, prioritize projects, plan implementations, and triage production issues.


The following are some of the qualifications you may expect to need if you want to work at eBay as an intern in the following fields - Front-End Software Engineer, a Back-End Software Engineer, a Mobile Engineer or Product Manager (Undergraduate):

  • Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Computer Science or related major

  • Strong applied experience. You’ve built, broken, and rebuilt software applications.

  • Creative thinkers who also know how to create real-world products

  • For Front-End Software Engineers, candidates must have proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, C++

  • For Front-End Software Engineers, candidates must have experience using NodeJS, Javascript, CSS and HTML

  • Candidates for Back-End Software Engineer internships must be proficient in Java, Python, distributed systems, cloud-related knowledge

  • Candidates for the Mobile Engineer Internship and the Product Manager Undergraduate Internship must be proficient in Java, Android and iOS development

For the Quality Software Internship, candidates must have the following skills:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related major

  • Experience in test automation tools and proven ability to deliver projects on time with good quality

  • Exceptional customer focus

  • History of providing solutions that accurately reflect the real needs and uses of the end users

  • Experience with end-to-end web application and Java a plus

  • Knowledge of systems programming, concurrency, security testing

Candidates looking to apply for the Product Manager Graduate Internship must have the following qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Master’s degree or equivalent

  • Strong analytical and data visualization skills

  • Great business acumen and communication skills

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working with internet technologies and e-commerce is desirable

  • Knowledge of data analytics and statistics (using SQL, R, Hive, etc)

  • Ability to write script or snippets of code a plus

Ebay Inc. Internship Programs

Ebay Inc.
2065 Hamilton Ave
San Jose, CA 95125-5904
Phone: 1 (408) 376-7400
Fax: 1 (408) 558-7401


Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: Varies
Academic Level: College Seniors, Graduate Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science


San Jose, CA