In 2011, 24 engineers from Yahoo! founded Hortonworks. Their mission was simple: innovate at the core, create 100% open source product, engender a community, and foster an open work environment where innovation thrives, mentorship fosters, and ideas flourish—no matter who you are, no matter where you come from, and no matter what project you’re assigned to.
That zeal extends today to all our interns, or as we like to call them… HIPsters. Under the mentorship of world-class professionals, you’ll work on projects—from engineering to marketing, from web development to communication to customer support and finance—that make an impact. You’ll experience the joy of pushing and challenging yourself.
EXPERIENCE YOUR POTENTIAL
The HIPster experience at Hortonworks is not about working long hours; it is not about drudging away on projects nobody wishes to work on. Rather, it is about joy, experience and personal growth. It is about working with your mentor on projects that make an impact to our products and customers.
When you’re finished with your assigned internship project, you’ll reflect with immense pride of your accomplishments and the professional friendships you’ll have fostered during your tenure.
Put simply, it is all about learning and growing.
LEARN, GROW, AND SHINE
At the end of the summer’s work on your projects, mentored by industry's top talent, you will present your project in a competition format to an executive leadership panel. Whether you win or not, your project will inevitably impact and influence our product and customers.
ENJOY THE PERKS
For all our interns, we offer competitive compensation, cover housing and travel expenses, cater lunches three days a week, and provide the newest Apple equipment and HIP swag...
So come join us for an internship experience unlike any other. Come join Hortonworks for summer of personal and professional growth unlike any other place.
WHAT OUR INTERNS SAY
"As a Communications Intern, I was able to learn about the different landscapes in the field. It was a privilege to have exposure to each part of corporate communication from public relations connections to social media experience and gain access to skilled mentors that helped guide my learning process.”
— Olivia, Corporate Communications Intern '16
"From contributing to important projects, to working with Habitat for Humanity, to being on the Women in Big Data panel at Hadoop Summit, I can’t think of a better way to have spent my summer! Thanks to my mentors, I’m excited to continue working with computer science in college and beyond."
— Manasi, Ambari Intern '16
"My team was very collaborative and the internship project provided me with plenty of opportunities to work on my interests involving a lot of learning, research and brain storming sessions. From lunch with founders to Hadoop Summit to fun-filled intern events all summer, being a HIPster was truly a great experience."
— Saket, Hive Intern '16
JOIN US TODAY
* The application period begins in January.
Internships run three months, from June to August.
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