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Guide to Internships at Slack

Company Description

Slack is an cloud based collaboration tool that enhances team communications. Channels, direct messages, and cross platform availability allows for internal business communication to be simplified. Recently Slack has allowed for third party applications such as Google Hangouts and Github to be integrated within the platform.


  • Industry: Enterprise, Communication
  • Founded: 2013
  • Type: Privately Traded
  • Headquarters: 155 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
  • Company Size: 700+ Employees
  • Average Employee Age: 31
  • Tech Stack: PHP, Javascript, Python, MySQL, Ruby, C++

How to get an interview?

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: October
  • Internship Locations: San Francisco CA, Vancouver BC
  • Internship Length: 12 weeks
  • Housing Stipend: $1000 monthly
  • Intern Class Size: 35

Interview Process

  1. HR phone screen
  2. Take Home Coding Challenge given one week to complete it
  3. Hiring Manager phone call

Previous Intern Experiences

Applications Engineering Intern

  • Implemented additions to the API and rewiring native support for calls (PHP)

Software Engineering Intern

  • Created Slack bots to ease in house communication

Compensation Table

Role Reported Compensation
Applications Engineering Intern - Hourly $43