Khan Academy is hiring a

Software Engineer Intern

Internship
Remote

ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy is a nonprofit on a mission to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. We are looking for talented software engineers for our remote Summer 2023 internship program. We believe that the best way to provide impactful education is to create a diverse team of people from different backgrounds, races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and experiences. Together, we’re a team that is deeply invested in your future. We believe that no other organization will be as invested in developing you as a professional.

WE ARE DRIVEN BY OUR COMMUNITY

Our students, teachers, and parents come from all walks of life and so do we. We are fun, diverse, quirky people that come from a variety of backgrounds. We hire great Interns from diverse backgrounds and experiences, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Valuing diversity, equity and inclusion is necessary for us to actualize our mission and truly impact the communities we serve. We believe that the best way to provide impactful education is to create a diverse team of people from different backgrounds, races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and experiences. We’re a hardworking team that’s passionate about helping learners and teachers around the globe! We strive to be world class in investing in our people and commit to developing you as a professional.

THE ROLE

We currently use: Go, JavaScript (React / React Native, Redux, Flow), Google App Engine, GraphQL and other technologies that best solve the problem at hand. Here are some examples of recent projects our interns have done:

  • Developing a digital SAT landing page
  • Rewriting the calculator widget user interface
  • Creating tools for classroom teachers
  • Developing new APIs, as part of our transition to Go

You can read about our latest work on our Engineering Blog for more information. 

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program in computer science or a related field
  • An expected graduation date in 2024 or 2025 (rising Junior or Senior)
  • At least one previous software internship experience
  • Ability to start in the month of May/2023 or 6/2023 and have 10-12 weeks of availability for our internship 
  • Ability to work/live within the United States or Canada for the duration of your internship
  • Excitement about helping Khan Academy bring a free, world-class education to the world
  • Eagerness to learn, educate, write code, and build products used by millions of learners and teachers
  • Strong communication, thoughtfulness, and desire to give and receive regular feedback
  • Empathy for learners around the world. You love learning and are excited about helping others learn to love learning. You’re motivated to learn new things and share what you learn with the world

WE WELCOME

  • Software Engineers with experience in any and all technologies. We don't require experience in any particular language or tool. Our commitment to on-boarding and mentorship means you won’t be left in the dark as you learn new technologies.

MORE ABOUT US

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

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