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Front End Engineer, Intern

Posted: 5 Jan 2021 Closes: 4 Feb 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time FBK_2648609552073565

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Are you interested in building products used by over a billion people? Do you like shipping code at a rapid pace? Facebook is seeking Front End Engineering Interns who are passionate about building mobile and desktop web applications. We are currently seeking applications for our 2021 internship programs. This internship has a minimum twelve (12) week duration.

Required Skills

  • Work with Product Designers to implement the next generation of Facebook products
  • Build efficient and reusable front-end abstractions and systems
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
  • Identify and communicate best practices for front-end engineering

Minimum Qualification

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time, degree-seeking program and in the process of obtaining a Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience writing high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Experience developing rich applications with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Aware of but not reliant on object oriented frameworks (Prototype JS, MooTools, Dojo, etc.)
  • Experience developing rich applications with HTML/CSS/JS

Preferred Qualification

  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op


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