Whatsapp Internships!

ABOUT THE COMPANY:
WhatsApp, the world’s fastest growing communication company with over 1 billion active users globally, is looking for the best individuals to grow and support their incredible community of clients. They are looking for software engineering interns to join the following teams: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Server, Web, and Internal Tools. This internship/co-op has a minimum twelve (12) week duration.

AVAILABLE CO-OP/INTERNSHIP POSITIONS:

SOFTWARE ENGINEER
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

Responsibilities
— Work on a very small team to create new, awesome features for millions of users
— Write efficient, maintainable code for mobile phones
— Own release and QA cycles of your code

Required Experience
— Pursuing BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related field
— Experience with Java, Objective-C, C#, or C/C++ programming and debugging skills
— Passionate about user experience

Preferred Experience
— Android, iOS, or Windows Phone development experience is strongly preferred
— Working experience with networking and messaging protocols is strongly preferred

CLICK HERE to apply now! 

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BUSINESS ANALYST
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA

We are looking for the best individuals to develop our global strategy and partnerships.

Responsibilities
— Conduct analyses and turn those insights into results that impact product and business decisions

— Support partnerships with businesses that would like to use WhatsApp
— Identify and prioritize the company’s largest challenges

Required Experience
— Have incredible passion about WhatsApp and bringing it to the world

— Demonstrated analytical experience and sound business judgment
— Excellent communication skills with an ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and concrete action plans
— Entrepreneurial self-starter who can work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
— Technical degree in computer science/engineering, or prior programming experience
— Prior experience with Python/SQL/Stata/SPSS is a plus
— Bachelor’s Degree in computer science/engineering, or prior programming experience
— Willing to be based in Mountain View, CA where our business team is based

Preferred Experience
— 1+ years in management consulting, private equity, corporate development or investment banking preferred

CLICK HERE to apply now!

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Finding Your Voice

Philo4Thought Mentoring community is pleased to present our December 2013 Young Professional of the Month! The goal of our monthly features is to provide positive, successful role models who will inspire the next generation of young professionals. Preliminary criteria for YPM candidates is their active engagement in an entrepreneurial initiative or career path. Candidates are typically of Hellenic origin and part of a philanthropic, humanitarian or environmentally-conscious field. Their most essential qualifications are the spirit and compassion to persevere, and the heart to share their knowledge and experience with others.

Over the past few months, I’ve had the pleasure to chat with Annamarie Buonocore, Founder and Editor of Voices of Hellenism Literary Journal (www.VoicesOfHellenism.org), which is based in the San Francisco Bay Area on the West Coast and been in operation since 2011. Annamarie’s journey is about more than just choosing a career path; it’s about finding a voice… and lending that very opportunity to others. She is a girl with a Voice!

ARTICLE LINK: Finding Your Voice

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Our sincere thanks to Annamaria for taking the time to share her story with us!