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Guide to Internships at Twitter

Company Description

Twitter is an online news and social networking service.


  • Industry: Social Networking
  • Founded: 2006
  • Type: Publicly Traded
  • Headquarters: San Francisco
  • Company Size: 2,000+ Employees

How to get an interview?

  • Apply Online
  • Career Fairs: University of California Berkeley, University of Washington Seattle, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • Employee Referral

Internship Overview

  • Application Opening: September
  • Internship Locations: San Francisco CA
  • Internship Length: 12 weeks

Previous Intern Experiences

Software Engineering Intern

  • API and Rails to fetch tweets and display data in an easy to read web application
  • Displays users’ favorite word choice and tweet preference by filtering each tweet and tracking word usage
  • Analyzes user activity uses D3 to display it in a visually appealing manner via chart and graph
  • Incorporates Rails database to allow for linear time lookup and storage in a convenient search history page
  • Highlights users’ most tweeted from locations with an interactive map using the Google Maps API
  • Trends Team: Built geographic visualization of twitter data based on word sentiment using Python
  •  Data and uses  sentiment analysis to generate people’s opinions of certain things