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Guide to Internships at TextNow

Company Description

TextNow are trying to find the balance between Wi-Fi and cellular data to minimize roaming fees, dropped calls, and dead zones. TextNow is able to able to improve calling and texting experience through their elastic calling technology, which can be purchased through a monthly subscription basis.


  • Industry: Telecommunications
  • Founded: 2011
  • Type: Privately Traded
  • Headquarters: 375 Hagey Blvd #310, Waterloo, ON N2L 6R6, Canada
  • Company Size: 100+ Employees
  • Average Employee Age: 26
  • Tech Stack: Javascript, Python, PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS

How to get an interview?

  • Apply Online
  • Career Fairs: University of Waterloo
  • Employee Referral

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: Year around
  • Internship Locations: Waterloo ON, San Francisco CA
  • Internship Length: 10 weeks
  • Housing Stipend: None
  • Intern Class Size: 20

Interview Process

  1. Online coding challenge
  2. One hour technical Interview over Skype
  3. Another one hour technical interview over Skype
  4. Phone call with HR and a VP of Engineering

Previous Intern Experiences

Full Stack Developer Intern

  • Create internal tools that show financial numbers to employees
  • Build AWS pipelines to move around data
  • Utilize API’s to bring in and analyze data from other services

Android Developer Intern

  • Put together beta testing for Android client to improve QA cycle
  • Redesign subscription and onboarding interface

Compensation Table

Role Reported Compensation
Full Stack Developer Intern - Hourly $40.60