Paid Pinterest Software Apprenticeship

Paid Pinterest Software Apprenticeship


Up to one year starting June 2019


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TechHire Oakland is excited to share Pinterest’s Software Engineering Apprenticeship (deadline Friday, March 29, 2019 9AM PST)

DESCRIPTION: Pinterest’s apprenticeship program equips individuals from non-traditional technical backgrounds (candidates without a 4 year computer science degree) with industry experience building, testing, and implementing software projects:

Work alongside other Pinterest engineers to gain on the job experience in an intensive cohort experience

Contribute to Pinner experience through a tightly scoped, high-impact project

Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the technical challenges associated with being an engineer at Pinterest

Gain exposure to life in a fast-paced tech environment through immersive learning and development opportunities

At the end of the program, based on your progress, we will consider you for a full-time Engineering role.

ROLES: Software Engineering

DURATION: Up to 1 year full time, starting June 2019

LOCATION: San Francisco


  • Ages 18+, no degree requirements. Pinterest seeks technical proficiency via a coding school, online certification, community college or self-taught equivalent (candidates without a 4 year computer science degree)

  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion to learn to code and curiosity to learn what it’s like to work and succeed as an engineer at Pinterest

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language


Pinterest seeks applicants from groups underrepresented in the technology sector:

1) Apply here by Fri, 3/29 9AM PST:

The Fellowship is open to all. However, please list "TechHire Oakland" under “How did you hear about this job?” in the application only if:

  • you're an underrepresented East Bay (Alameda + Contra Costa) resident, AND

  • you’re from an underrepresented ethnic group in tech: African-American/Black, American Indian/Native American, Filipina, Korean, Latinx, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, and Vietnamese, or mixed race with a parent from one of the above groups.

2) Follow Up:

If you're an East Bay (Alameda + Contra Costa County) resident of color, let us know you’ve applied at This will allow us to vouch for you. Also make sure you've filled out our TechHire Oakland Talent Form so we have you registered in our talent pool.

Feel free to contact with any questions.