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Software Engineering Intern

  • Internship
  • San Francisco, CA
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Patreon profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Patreon is the best place for creators to build memberships by providing exclusive access to their work and a deeper connection with their communities. We’re building a content and community platform where creators can engage directly with their fans and monetize their creativity, while maintaining full ownership over the work they make and the communities they create.

We’re leaders in the membership space with 250,000+ active creators and over $3.5 billion paid directly to creators on our platform. Our team is building tools to optimize the creator-to-fan relationship, including native video, enhanced podcasting features, improved creation tools, and new community experiences. We’re continuing to invest heavily in building the most talented team in the Creator Economy and are looking for Software Engineering Interns to join our Engineering teams and support our mission.

If you’d like to join us on our mission to power Creators, we encourage you to apply! The internship will be a 12 weeks long hybrid program hosted in our San Francisco and New York offices.

About The Role

  • You’ll ship a real-world feature that directly impacts and helps turn your favorite creator’s passion into a living.
  • You’ll be part of a great team. You’ll be embedded into an engineering team to work alongside fellow engineers, product managers, designers, and data scientists to make your feature a success.
  • You’ll learn a lot. In the spirit of Win Together, we’ll pair you with one of our experienced engineers to mentor and guide you as you ramp up and work through all the technical challenges of your internship project.
  • You’ll have fun. Besides shipping a great product and the learning and development opportunities, you’ll experience San Francisco or New York City during your summer internship alongside your intern cohort!

About You

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related technical degree
  • Solid technical knowledge of CS fundamentals and data structures
  • Experience using one or more programming languages, including but not limited to: Python, Scala, React, TypeScript, Kotlin/Java (Android), Obj-C/Swift (iOS)
  • Willingness to learn and incorporate feedback as you learn to Build with Craft
  • Passion for Patreon and working with the Creators

What you will have the chance to learn:

  • Regularly write code and ship into production while contributing to your team’s goals and deliverables
  • Gain direct and valuable industry experience from your mentor and other world-class leaders at Patreon

About Patreon

Patreon powers creators to do what they love and get paid by the people who love what they do. Our team is passionate about making this mission and our core values come to life every day in our work. Through this work, our Patronauts:

  • Put Creators First | They’re the reason we’re here. When creators win, we win.
  • Build with Craft | We sign our name to every deliverable, just like the creators we serve.
  • Make it Happen | We don’t quit. We learn and deliver.
  • Win Together | We grow as individuals. We win as a team.

Patreon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Patreon offers a competitive benefits package including and not limited to salary, equity plans, healthcare, unlimited paid time off, company holidays and recharge days, commuter benefits, lifestyle stipends, learning and development stipends, patronage, parental leave, and 401k plan with matching.

The expected base salary range for this role is $105,000 to $139,700 per year. This represents the expected salary range for this job requisition and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits and perks previously outlined. Ultimately, in determining pay, we’ll consider your experience, leveling, location and other job-related factors.

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