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Guide to Internships at Strava

Company Description

Strava is an application designed to connect athletes all around the world. Strava primarily foucses on runners and cyclists by offering them data driven insights on their fitness.


  • Industry: Fitness
  • Founded: 2009
  • Type: Privately Traded
  • Headquarters: 500 3rd St # 110, San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
  • Company Size: 100+ Employees
  • Average Employee Age: 32
  • Tech Stack: Scala, Go, Ruby, ZooKeeper, AWS, Haml, CoffeeScript, BackboneJS

How to get an interview?

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: September
  • Internship Locations: San Francisco CA
  • Internship Length: 12 weeks
  • Housing Stipend: None
  • Intern Class Size: 8

Interview Process

  1. Interviewed on Google Hangout with two Strava engineers. Be prepared to talk about past experiences relevant to Strava stack. Be familiar with AWS and Unix.

Previous Intern Experiences

DevOps Intern

  • IP Blocking service (Scala, HAProxy, ZooKeeper)

Full Stack Engineering Intern

  • Create a parser to automate creation of events (Ruby)
  • Reveal new data on both Strava public and private API

Secuirty and Privacy Engineering Intern

  • Improve web application by fixing security bugs

Compensation Table

Role Reported Compensation
Software Engineering Intern - Hourly $40