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Summer Internship Frontend Engineering

$87k - $2k est.
Braga, Braga, Portugal

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About Uphold

One of the fastest-growing fintech companies, Uphold is pursuing a mission to democratize investments and payments for people and companies worldwide.

A digital money platform serving over 7 million customers in more than 150 countries. Uphold now manages more than $1.5 billion in customer assets. The Silicon Valley firm currently opens around 10,000 accounts a day as consumers seek a more versatile and cost-effective home for their financial lives. Leveraging blockchain technology, the platform provides both consumers and businesses with easy access to 46 digital assets, 27 national currencies, four precious metals, and 50 fractional U.S. equities.

Uphold’s unique trading experience - ‘Anything-to-Anything’ - allows customers to trade directly between asset classes, saving time and money. Uphold supports financial inclusion by enabling customers virtually anywhere to open an account in less than a minute and trade with no minimum investment amounts. Customers can send money to virtually anyone with an email address free of charge.

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We work collaboratively with a shared ownership mindset to design and implement complex technical projects, balancing speed with quality, learning from our past mistakes, and allowing everyone time to take the challenge they see fit.

If all of this sounds interesting and challenging, we want to hear from you - Take this opportunity and apply today to this Summer Internship!

The opportunity:

Uphold is looking for talented and motivated software engineers in the making with a keen interest in the fronted engineering field and technologies to join us in June for a Summer Internship at the core of our Frontend Team at Uphold.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity where you’ll get to work on a project side by side with a team of engineers that are passionate about frontend development with a great sense of collaboration and responsibility. We work day by day evolving our applications to change the way people access money.

What we have to offer you:

Uphold's Summer Internship provides you a first experience in the job market, and provides insight into Uphold's processes and work dynamics, designed for students and recent graduates.

As a summer intern at Uphold, you will be challenged to pursue a small project from start to end on your own, while having proper guidance and support along the way. We’ll work with you to define the project: we’ll get to know you a little bit, understand what challenges you prefer and better fit you before we kick it off. This is what it looks like:

  • 8 weeks duration, starting in June, ending in August, flexible timeline.
  • Participation will be on-site, remote or both.
  • You’ll get some awesome Uphold Swag on your first day :)
  • You’ll have a mentor who will be responsible for providing orientation and supervision.
  • You’ll be assigned a buddy who can help you get acclimated to Uphold, adjust more quickly, and help you throughout this period.
  • Uphold will provide you with a laptop during the length of your collaboration with us.
  • If the internship is successfully completed, you’ll be entitled to a compensation up to EUR 2,000!

Required qualifications:

  • Ongoing Academic studies or Degree, preferred in engineering, computer science, or information systems.
  • Good analytical, programming, debugging, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Fluent written and oral English skills.
  • Good communication skills, both orally and written.

Bonus if you have:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and front-end languages.
  • Experience with user interface design.
  • Knowledge of REACT tools including React.js, Webpack and React Native..
  • Familiarity with methodologies/best practices such as the GitHub Flow, Test Driven Development, Code Coverage, Continuous Testing & Integration.
  • Creativity, curiosity, and a growth mindset.
  • Fluency in cryptocurrencies or other digital assets as they are core to our business.
  • Community talks, certifications, and/or blog posts on your interests and research.
  • Open-source project contributions of any kind, such as tools developed to solve specific problems you’ve had or fixing issues on existing projects.

What else you can expect from Uphold:

  • An amazing work environment and experience in a company that continues to grow, driven by extraordinary and passionate people that keep innovating and challenging more each day.
  • An international team, in a cutting edge field, working on the most fascinating projects.
  • A flexible and enthusiastic work environment that offers you snacks, a lot of coffee and other great benefits.
  • Open and transparent culture - we get together on a weekly basis to share updates, strategic plans, and engage with each other informally over food and drinks.
  • Interesting events that keep you connected with the team and celebrate our success.

Be part of a great company that is revolutionizing the financial services. You only have until June 10th to apply. Don’t miss the opportunity and apply now!

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