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Guide to Internships at Optimizely

Company Description

Optimizely is a A/B testing platform that allows businesses to experiment new features and designs across multiple devices and channels. Impact of any changes can be gauged by Optimizely analytics platform which is promoted to be supported by a stats engine that guarentees 95% significance level results.


  • Industry: Analytics
  • Founded: 2008
  • Type: Privately Traded
  • Headquarters: 631 Howard St #100, San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
  • Company Size: 500+ Employees
  • Average Employee Age: 28
  • Tech Stack: Python, Javascript, AWS, Docker, Node, PHP, Java

How to get an interview?

  • Apply Online
  • Career Fairs: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • Employee Referral

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: November
  • Internship Locations: San Francisco CA
  • Internship Length: 12 weeks
  • Housing Stipend: Provided
  • Intern Class Size: 20

Interview Process

  1. 45 minute technical interview composed with one resume screening and one coding problem
  2. Another 45 minute over the phone technical interview focussed on white board coding
  3. On site interview with both behavioral and technical interviews

Previous Intern Experiences

Software Engineering Intern

  • Develop a consumer facing Android application that allows customers view experiments
  • Develop a queue based syncing system to keep track of account usuage
  • Work with Google App Engine for templating Flux implementation (Python)
  • Build foundation to integrate Google AdWords into analytics platform

Compensation Table

Role Reported Compensation
Software Engineering Intern - Hourly $40