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Cloudflare, Inc. Software Engineer - Intern in Kirkland, Washington

About UsAt Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks that powers approximately 25 million Internet properties, for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!About Cloudflare's Engineering teamsAnytime we push code, it automatically affects the millions of Internet properties (powering websites, remote teams, APIs, mobile apps, etc.) running on our global network. Cloudflare's network is one of the largest in the world and spans over 275 cities in more than 100 countries. What's more, Cloudflare operates within 50 milliseconds of 95% of the Internet-connected population globally (for context, the blink of an eye is 300-400 milliseconds!). We are passionate about making the Internet more secure, reliable, and faster for everyone.Cloudflare's Engineering teams build and run the software that handles the massive amount of traffic that flows through our network. We also have teams that build the UI and control plane for our software, using modern patterns and libraries in a microservices-based architecture. Technologies include: C/C++, Rust, Go, Lua, Nginx, Go, Python, Typescript, JavaScript and ReactJS.About the Internship ProgramThe ideal summer intern is passionate about making the internet a better place. You will work with strong engineers. You will push code this summer that touches hundreds of millions of web surfers. We like to get things done, so we are looking for interns who are curious and can take on and complete projects. This is a great opportunity for engineers that want to learn to develop at Internet scale.What would you do as a Cloudflare intern?Ship and deliver projects over 12 weeks with autonomy and support.Work cross-functionally with various teams.Be assigned a mentor to guide you through the internship and help with career goals.Make friends across the company through our Buddy Program, Employee Resource Group (ERG) programs, and Activity Groups (Cat or dog lovers, we've got communities for you! @Catflare @Doggos).Present your project to the entire company at the end of the internship.Get direct access to our executives and leadership team including our co-founders.Write for ourand be featured onsessions.Receive Cloudflare swag and free Cloudflare products!You can check out ourto learn more about our program and hear directly from our past interns.Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experienceCurrently pursuing a degree or program in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant field to the role.Demonstrated critical thinking skills and drive to learn and adapt new technologies.Curiosity, empathy and ability to get things done.Ability to commit to a 12 week summer internship.Please noteWe will be hiring interns through the fall and early spri