Call For Applications for the edX Summer Engineering Internship 2021


Submit an application to intern at edX for the EdX Summer Engineering Internship. They are currently hiring for candidates who have gone through a bootcamp for coding and/or are in search of a career change not related to their college education.

You get to participate in a transformative and educational internship also joining others to work as a team. Employee onboarding and a lot of training sessions to help build your employees is equally included in the package.

Application Deadline: Unspecified


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  • Employee onboarding and training sessions
  • Personalized 30/60/90+ day plans

Your Impact 

This is an amazing opportunity to participate in an internship with a transformative, educational, e-commerce, start-up whose mission is to reinvent the way people learn. As an intern for edX, you will work with an amazing group of innovators who are focused on the mission of offering interactive online courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from the world’s best universities and corporations. 

Your Team

Interns will join edX as a member of a “squad” dedicated to one of edX’s key business initiatives, whether its product or platform-based. These squads complete work that’s crucial to edX’s product roadmap and success! There will be opportunities to collaborate with folks within your own team, with other interns, and with key stakeholders across the organization. We are hiring for two different teams, please see the descriptions for each team below.

Architecture would be a good fit for you if you enjoy doing backend work. and Experience in an IT help desk work is a nice to have but not a requirement! This team will be writing pipelines that containerize and operationalize, work on running an at-scale infrastructure service have have an understanding on how to deploy modern applications.

Data Engineering will work on building tooling to help DE or DS&A be more effective this summer and should have an interest in learning more about data and/or analytics. Python and SQL experience, front end experience understanding data/visualize are a good frame work for working with this team.


You Bring:

  • Experience pursuing a bootcamp, technical training program, online certification, self-instructed learning in Computer Science, Engineering or related.
  • Knowledge of software development – you’ve worked on some cool projects
  • You are organized, reliable, collaborative, intellectually curious, and deadline-oriented

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Application Instructions

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You Will

  • Work up to 40-hours a week gaining real, full lifecycle software development skills on one of our engineering teams.
  • Learn about and use technologies such as: Python, Javascript, Django, React, HTML and CSS.
  • Projects will be based on the work that the engineering teams are currently working on.
  • Develop code, test your code, build software features, participate in software design, work on live tickets, and more!
  • Work closely with a mentor who will offer guidance and support for anything — this could be for help with coding projects or small tips like how to add an emoji in Slack

About the EdX Summer Engineering Internship

EdX Summer Engineering Internship

edX is the education movement for restless learners. Together with our founding partners Harvard and MIT, we’ve brought together over 30 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world, and industry-leading companies onto one online learning platform that supports learners at every stage. And we’re not stopping there—as a global nonprofit, we’re relentlessly pursuing our vision of a world where every learner can access education to unlock their potential, without the barriers of cost or location.

Key Dates and Order of Program

Deadline for application is unspecified.

  • Full-time offers are not guaranteed and are based on performance and the organization’s budget.
  • This is a 12-week summer program that starts in June and ends in August. ​
  • Given the circumstances of edX’s return to in office work, this internship will be conducted entirely remote.
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