Engineering Internship

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Interview Process

1. A series of video calls 2. Coding exercise involving working on a Merge Request that is like a real work task

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, JavaScript, R, Ruby

The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,800+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

As part of our continued growth and commitment to grow the overall software industry, we're excited to be bringing on interns into our Engineering Internship program! Being part of this program will give you an opportunity to work in one of our Engineering teams, supported by your fellow Engineers and Engineering Manager.

There are a number of teams that will bring interns into their team and you can read about what those teams do and work on using these links:

  • Secure - Responsible for the security validation features in the GitLab platform so our users can keep their code secure.  The team primarily works in Ruby on Rails, Go and JavaScript using Vue.JS.
  • Growth - Growth develops a privacy focused data collection framework, and an experimentation platform, that allow us to make informed product decisions and improve the customers experience, promote conversion, adoption of key stages, and increase our user base.  The team primarily works in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript using Vue.JS.
  • Applied ML - The applied ML group is focused on how to extend GitLab functionality to provide additional value by leveraging ML/AI. This group will build on existing successful GitLab categories and features to make them smarter, easier to use, and more intelligent.  The team primarily works in Python and Ruby on Rails.

What we are looking for:

  • Programming/Coding skills - you need to know Ruby on Rails, Go, JavasScript using Vue.Js, or Python well enough to do a technical test using one of them.
  • Good initiative and self-motivation - working remotely means you will be a manager of one 
  • Positive and solution-oriented mindset
  • Comfort working in a highly agile, fast paced environment
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Someone who can start full time in the next three months

Some of the things you'll be doing:

  • Enhance your programming skills in one of the languages we use (such as Ruby on Rails or Go)
  • Submit merge request for code changes
  • Participate in code reviews and pair programming with your team
  • Learn how to effectively work asynchronously
  • Participate in agile ceremonies
  • Regular 1:1's with your manager, mentor and other Engineers within your team
  • Learning and living the company values


To view the full job description and its compensation calculator, view our handbook. The compensation calculator can be found towards the bottom of the page.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page

For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $5-$25 per hour for Colorado residents only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for >Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.

Country Hiring Guidelines: GitLab hires new team members in countries around the world. All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our Talent Acquisition team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.  

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GitLab is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. GitLab’s policies and practices relating to recruitment, employment, career development and advancement, promotion, and retirement are based solely on merit, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information (including family medical history), discharge status from the military, protected veteran status (which includes disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans), or any other basis protected by law. GitLab will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. See also GitLab’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruiting process.

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