Firefox Engineering Javascript Intern (US) - University 2017

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Mountain View, Portland, San Francisco

Mozilla is hiring Software Engineering Interns into our technical teams throughout the world. Our headquarters are based in the Bay Area, but we also have opportunities at our offices in Portland, Vancouver, Toronto, London, Paris, and Berlin!

We are engineers, designers, makers, and problem solvers. We work in the fishbowl known as open source, with a clear focus on making the Web better. Working with us, you’ll help build amazing things like Gecko, Firefox, Rust, and more. To be part of the team, we ask that you be awesome, intelligent, and proud to be moving the mission forward. Rock on.

Mozilla isn’t just a great place to work. It’s an experience you’ll carry with you throughout your career. As part of our internship program, you’ll have the opportunity to be mentored one-on-one by somebody brilliant, to impact the projects you’ll collaborate on, and to never be bored. Ever. From the passionate people you’ll learn from, to the chances you’ll have to make the Web a better place, your time with Mozilla will be unlike any other.

Below is a small snapshot of the work we do to give you an idea about some of the big things you could do at Mozilla.


We have 3 positions open for the following roles in our San Francisco, Mountain View, and Portland offices:   Desktop Firefox Engineering Intern

The Desktop Firefox team handles the engineering for much of what makes the browser a great application for users, and more than just a rendering engine. You’ll have the opportunity to work on many facets of Firefox, from creating a refined UI that balances power and simplicity to components that store user data and integrate with online services. Expand your programming skills across multiple domains — Firefox uses cutting-edge JavaScript and CSS for its UI, C/C++ in the core, and platform-specific toolkits too. Be part of a small team with a large reach, where individuals can have a major impact.

  Test Pilot Internship

The Test Pilot team is seeking someone to join a small, enthusiastic team focused around rapidly testing new features in Firefox. The team's process is built around getting feedback frequently and directly from an active user base which allows rapid iteration of the feature design.

As this program is about rapidly evaluating potential new features, the specifics of what the participant will be helping with haven't been settled yet--but ideas are floating around security, privacy, media, and file transfer. Come join us and help build the next big thing in Firefox.


Web Engineering Intern

As a Web Engineering intern, you will be working on web-based tools and services that support Firefox. These projects help us run feature experiments and collect feedback from users. You'll also be working directly on feature experiments that are run using these systems. Your work will affect millions of Firefox users and will help make Firefox a better experience.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline with a focus on software development, with graduation dates starting December 2017 and onward

  • Or, recent graduate from a Coding Academy (within last 6 months)



Preferred Qualifications:
  • Fluency in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and automation concepts

  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

  • Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined challenges through strong problem solving abilities

  • Ability and passion for working in the open and engaging with Mozilla’s global community.


About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. Join us and become part of our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online.

Mozilla is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity throughout our recruiting and hiring process and is dedicated to increasing diversity in our workplace.

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