How To Get An Internship At Facebook

By Malavikka S

Who does not want to be a part of the Facebook employers team? Are you a tech geek and an aspirant to join Facebook? Then check out these important tips to get there. First, get an internship so that you could learn and then earn on the go. Here is how you could get one by wise planning and execution.


Be A Bright Student

This means being a bright student as an all rounder. While scoring marks is definitely a huge advantage to get an internship or job in top companies, as for facebook, being an all rounder counts too. Here's how! A lot of interns get roped in during campus events. Your talent is observed and then sought for. Also, taking part in technical fests adds more pointers to your technical career anyway. So if Facebook has not been observing you, do not fret anyway, for that trait will not go wasted. You still get to climb the academic ladder that will ultimately result in a good career.

How To Get An Internship At Facebook

Know The Vacancies

Facebook actually has a page through which you can apply for. Their position requirement branches into two categories. One is technical and the other is HR. Here are the list of vacancies for internship:

  • AI Research Intern
  • Fleet Management and Energy Optimisation Intern
  • Wireless Communication Systems Engineering Intern
  • Core Data Science, PhD Intern
  • Research Scientist, News Feed, PhD Intern
  • Critical Facility Engineering Intern
  • Product Design Intern
  • Sound Design Intern
  • People Research Scientist, PhD Intern
  • Hardware Analytics, Intern
  • Performance and Capacity Engineer, Intern
  • Performance and Capacity Engineer, Research Intern
  • Research Intern, Machine Learning
  • Research Intern, Psychophysics
  • Research Intern, Software Engineering
  • Research Intern, Audio
  • Research Intern, Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Security Analyst Intern
  • Software Engineer, Whatsapp Intern
  • HR Intern

Tailor Your Resume

You might already have prepared a resume to apply for a job. But if you want to get an internship badly at Facebook only, you might as well go through the job requirements in that organisation and tailor make your resume to suit the positions. Of course, you must not add any fake pointers, but you could change the design, the order of your academic achievements and career objective to match the needs. Add every evidence of your technical expertise for a good pitch to woo the recruiters.

Application Format

Here are the details that Facebook wants you to fill to assess your eligibility

  • Personal details
  • Work experience
  • Areas of expertise
  • Education history (including high school)
  • Additional information such as your LinkedIn profile or other online portfolios
  • Additional eligibility and affirmative action criteria

Interview Preparation

The interview process consists of two steps - screening interview and second interview. The first interview will be over skype to assess your personality, career goals and eligibility. If you crack that, you will be taken to the facebook campus to again test your technical strengths. You will have to face a 45-minutes design interview that will test your designing and problem solving skills.

Ask Questions

At the end of both the interview sessions, you will be given chance to ask questions. Do not stay dumb or ask mundane questions at this point. Ask questions that actually display your enthusiasm and vigour to work. Even though they are just questions and not answers, the recruiters will be still assessing your passion with the kind of questions you ask. So better prepare yourself for this session too!

Work Hard

Be ready to work harder than usual because you want to get into the top notch company and you must be willing to take up any challenge that comes in your way of cracking it. Gain technical expertise at every possible chance, go through all the terms and conditions of facebook internship thats available on the official website. Do not stay aloof because it's 'just internship'. Prepare yourself to be a responsible employer and give your best!

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