Software Developer Intern at Khan Academy
Location: Mountain View, California, US
Salary range: $$$$$
Number of Reviews: 1
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Job Description: HN Who's Hiring: Our mission is to provide a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. We already have millions of students learning every month, and we're growing quickly. Our students answer over 2 million math exercise problems per day, all generated by our open source exercise generation framework (http://ejohn.org/blog/khan-exercise-rewrite/), and Sal's videos have been viewed over 117 million times. We're just getting started feeding this data we're collecting back into the product to help our users learn more (http://david-hu.com/ka-ml.html). If you're interested in data, analytics, and education, this is a dream gig. We're hiring all types of devs -- mobile, frontend, backend, whatever you want to call yourself. Big plans ahead.
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"Khan Academy has certainly been my favourite internship so far. In addition to the typical Silicon Valley pay and perks, I had the freedom to plan and implement technically-challenging features that impacted all of our users, followed up with metrics to study effects. I derived much benefit from this internship as well, having learned and worked in areas completely new to me with helpful mentors; writing a blog post on my work that hit Hacker News and Reddit (http://david-hu.com/ka-ml.html); and being a part of the core team contributing to open-source software benefiting millions of users. They asked me to make a video detailing my experiences, which you can see here -- http://david-hu.com/ka-internship-post-mortem.html"

about 8 years ago

Based on $1400/week