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Guide to Internships at Dropbox

Company Description

Dropbox is famous for their elegant file sharing solutions, Dropbox produces various products to make collaboration easier.

General Information

  • Industry: Cloud
  • Founded: 2007
  • Type: Privately Traded
  • Headquarters: 760 Market St San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
  • Company Size: 1000+ Employees
  • Average Employee Age: 28
  • Tech Stack: Python, Go

How to get an interview?

  • Apply Online
  • Career Fairs: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Employee Referral

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: August
  • Internship Locations: San Francisco CA
  • Internship Length: 10 weeks
  • Housing Stipend: Provided
  • Intern Class Size:

Interview Process

  1. HackerRank challenge
  2. Phone interview, expect to write code over HackerRank.
  3. Similar to previous interview.
  4. Onsite interview consisiting of three interviews both technical and nontechnical.

Previous Intern Experiences

Software Intern

  • Contribute to backend systems in Node.js/CoffeeScript
  • Analyze the best implementation for the calendar system
  • Write extensive testing among existing providers
  • Performance improvements to server endpoints

Data Science

  • Develop an internal platform for easy creation and monitoring of upsell campaigns, seamlessly connecting the backend user segments and frontend display (patent filed).
  • Improve Dropbox full-text search rankings
  • Maintain data sources about user profiling and user behavior

Compensation Table

Role Reported Compensation
Software Engineering Intern - Hourly $45