Summer 2021 Internships: Linux Web Engineering Intern
The Motley Fool
 CA (California)

Want to spend your summer interning at a company that is consistently rated as one of the best places to work in the country? Is this a rhetorical question?

The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial services company that provides financial solutions for investors through various stock, investing, and personal finance services. We've been on the block for about 26 years and have honed a reputation for producing industry-leading work in a nationally recognized workplace. Our mission is to help the world become happier, smarter, and richer and the backbone supporting this global mission is our top-notch tech team. If you dream of becoming a brilliant and skilled web engineer and are ready to work hard on cutting edge technologies alongside awesome coworkers, then step up to the plate, and tell us why you should land a spot among our Foolish ranks.

For eight Foolish weeks as a Linux Web Engineering Intern, you'll be embedded with the engineering team that supports and maintains our web infrastructure powering Fool websites. In this internship, you will have hands-on experience working with our software developers as the team scripts, automates, and builds and maintains Linux web servers. You'll be working with a small, agile team, but you will get exposure to all parts of the technology stack that involves delivering our intricate website! The projects you could work on may be team-level or span our entire tech organization.

You'll be challenged and mentored by some of our greatest developers and engineers all summer, and in turn, you'll develop a business-focused, acutely technical mindset that sets you apart from your peers. We're excited to open our doors for Summer 2021 Linux Web Engineering Intern applicants, so send us your most Foolishly written cover letter and your ultra-impressive resume. We're prepared to be wowed!

What you need to succeed:

  • Familiarity with scripting like Bash and Python.
  • A sustained passion for technical innovation.
  • Flexibility and ability to learn quickly.
  • Extraordinary critical thinking skills.
  • High-performing problem solving and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and demonstrate emotional intelligence.
  • Passions for learning about new technologies and improving your own skills.

What would be really cool of you to have, but not required:

  • Experience with technologies like Nginx/Apache, Postgres, Git, and Kubernetes/Docker.
  • Knowledge of (and admiration for!) the Linux command line.
  • Basic knowledge and experience with server clusters, load balancing, caching and automation technologies like Varnish and Salt and Apple Cider Vinegar.