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Software Engineer Intern, Android- Summer 2024

MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal

Software Engineering
Remote · United States
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

At MyFitnessPal, our vision is to be the most trusted brand for improving your health through better food choices. We believe good health starts with what you eat. We provide the tools and resources to reach your weight management goals.

MyFitnessPal, you’ll have the opportunity to spend 10 weeks with our Android team and work on projects that directly impact our product and users.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Shipping production changes to the MyFitnessPal Android application
  • Working collaboratively with professional software engineers
  • Participate with cross functional Project Teams during the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Live our core values in all you do:
    • Be Kind and Care
    • Live Good Health
    • Be Data-Inspired
    • Champion Change
    • Leave it Better than You Found It
    • Make It Happen

Qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Be a current, full-time college student with at least one academic term remaining following an internship at MyFitnessPal. The following students are generally eligible:
    • Undergraduate students graduating between December 2024 and May 2025 (rising Juniors or Seniors)
    • Students completing their master’s degree between December 2024 and May 2025
    • Full Time MBA students between the 1st and 2nd year of their program
  • Passion for software development
  • Eager to learn through collaboration
  • Basic software development experience: ideally in Java or Kotlin
  • Good communication skills
  • Android Development experience is a nice to have
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms is nice to have

Perks & Benefits

  • Paid internship with potential conversion to full time upon graduation
  • Remote equal philosophy enabling you to work from any state in which we have operations in the continental U.S. (currently, not including AK)
  • A dynamic, motivating and fun work environment
  • Mentorship and guidance from senior staff and leadership
  • Opportunity to work on a product with a positive impact on people’s lives

Please consider applying even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. Research shows you can still be considered for a position if you meet some of the requirements. At MyFitnessPal, we’re building a fitness product for everyone and believe our team should reflect that. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to apply.

This position pays $25.00 per hour. In addition, there is an opportunity for high-performing interns to convert full time upon graduation, and in doing so, you would be eligible for the following benefits listed below:

Exciting Full-Time Employee Benefits, Perks and Culture

Embrace the Freedom: Be a digital nomad, work from anywhere we have operations within the continental U.S.

Office Vibes: If you prefer working in an office, we've got you covered, our HQ is in vibrant Austin, TX.

Face-to-Face Connections: We value personal connections. Enjoy opportunities to meet and connect with your team members in person to help forge meaningful relationships that extend beyond the virtual realm. Teams meet as often as needed and all of MyFitnessPal gathers annually.

Flexibility At Its Best: Achieve the work-life balance you deserve. Enjoy a flexible time-off policy and work on your own terms with our Responsible Time Off benefit.

Give Back: Use your volunteer days off to support what matters most to you. Each full time teammate receives 2 days per calendar year to give back to their community through service.

Mentorship Program: Take control of your career through our mentorship program where, if you’d like, you will be matched with a teammate who can help you scale your skills and propel your growth.

Family-Friendly Support: Embrace the journey with confidence and care. Enjoy our paid maternity and paternity leave, to provide time to balance family responsibilities with your career and take the time needed to strengthen family relationships. We understand the complexities of starting or expanding a family, which is why we provide best-in-class comprehensive assistance for fertility-related matters.

Wellness Comes First: Live Good Health is one of our core values. Receive a monthly Wellness Allowance, empowering you to focus on your physical and mental well-being by choosing from a range of wellness initiatives, including dedicated mental health days.

Celebrate Greatness: Your hard work deserves recognition! Our reward and recognition platform empowers peers to acknowledge and reward each other for the exceptional contributions they make.

Elevate Your Health & Fitness: Get access to MyFitnessPal Premium, allowing you to take your fitness, health and wellness journey to new heights.

Unlock Your Potential: Access our virtual learning and development library, and participate in training opportunities to continuously grow and enhance your skills.

Championing Inclusion: Our dedicated DEI Committee actively fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace by setting actionable goals and evaluating progress across the organization.

Healthcare Matters: Your well-being is our priority. Take advantage of our competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits that cater to your holistic healthcare needs. Feel secure and supported on your wellness journey.

Secure Your Future: Benefit from our retirement savings program, giving you peace of mind for your financial goals. Reach them sooner with MyFitnessPal’s competitive employer match.

At MyFitnessPal, our mission is to enable people to make healthy choices. And it wouldn't be possible without our team. We celebrate the unique POV that each person brings to the table and believe in a collaborative and inclusive environment. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. These are our guiding ideologies and apply across all aspects of employment.

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