From being an intern to having a long-lasting profession, these success tales haven’t occurred solely as soon as at Runtastic.
Within the tech business, senior expertise is at all times in excessive demand. Whereas that is true at Runtastic, we additionally nurture and help people who find themselves beginning their careers by providing internships that permit them to achieve useful skilled expertise.
We all know that the junior worker of at present may turn out to be the senior worker of tomorrow. Because of this, all of our internships are designed to be as hands-on as doable. At Runtastic, we imagine that studying comes from motion and that it’s crucial to embrace errors made alongside the best way—that is why studying from failure can be considered one of our values.
Bianca, considered one of our Expertise Scouts, began her Runtastic journey as an intern and shares her private expertise that led her to turn out to be a everlasting member of the crew.
Bianca, Expertise Scout
“I began my journey at Runtastic as an intern. Whereas searching for jobs after ending my grasp’s diploma, I stumbled upon a job advert for Runtastic. Sadly, I realized shortly earlier than my second interview that the place obtained stuffed, and I used to be requested if I might even be curious about an internship.
Truthfully, I used to be not so excited at first as I needed a everlasting place, and I had already accomplished a number of internships all through my research. Nonetheless, I had such an amazing candidate expertise. I may actually see myself working with the folks I met, and I felt that the tradition of Runtastic would match completely with my persona and pursuits/values.
So, I made a decision to hitch the corporate for a 4-month internship of their Expertise Acquisition crew. I used to be tremendous excited and motivated because it was the primary time for me to work in a global work atmosphere and in addition as a result of I needed to indicate my potential for a everlasting place.
Throughout the internship, I used to be often speaking to my crew lead about the opportunity of becoming a member of Runtastic completely, nevertheless, there was no open place till considered one of our crew members determined to pursue one other alternative. Due to that, there was lastly the prospect for me to remain.
When my crew lead requested me if I’d be curious about taking up this place, I used to be so overwhelmed by pleasure and reduction as I didn’t wish to work wherever else, in order that was actually like a dream come true for me.
I’m working at Runtastic as a everlasting crew member for greater than a 12 months now and I’m nonetheless tremendous comfortable to be a part of the crew. Doing the internship and going the additional mile was positively price it!”
Bianca will not be the one intern whose expertise led her to be a valued member of our crew. Listed below are three extra former Runtastic interns whose journeys not solely led them to have long-standing careers with us but additionally allowed for supportive collaboration with teammates alongside the best way.
Ivana, iOS Engineer
“Once I simply joined Runtastic as an intern, I obtained a buddy, who’s the person who is a mentor for the intern. He defined to me all of the processes and methods of working within the firm. There was a number of new info to compensate for, but it surely was fairly straightforward as we’ve got nice colleagues who’re at all times prepared to assist if wanted.
I used to be utilizing the apps personally even earlier than becoming a member of, and that was already a superb motivation for me to wish to keep as a full-time worker. Despite the fact that I knew that internship doesn’t promise a full-time place, after some months at Runtastic, I hoped to remain on, and fortunately as somebody left I obtained the chance. The uncertainty was disturbing however price it.
The most effective factor for me was the crew and the corporate tradition generally. In fact, it helps if you work in a subject you’re curious about however having nice folks round you creates an ideal work atmosphere.”
Tatiana, Social Media Supervisor
“Once I utilized for an internship, the position I used to be curious about was not out there, so I needed to be added to the expertise pool. It took a few months, however finally, a place appropriate for me was opened and I used to be in a position to be part of the Social Media Group. As I studied in a totally completely different subject, I used to be extraordinarily grateful for the chance to change to a different, extra fascinating space.
Throughout my 4-month internship, I deepened my present data and realized a number of new issues. My crew was extraordinarily supportive and open to answering any questions, so, naturally, when the choice to proceed full-time got here up, I needed to say sure!
Because of the internship I went from somebody with no schooling or expertise within the subject to a trusted Social Media Supervisor of worldwide channels on numerous platforms, with loads of alternatives and freedom to discover new concepts and developments.”
Raphael, Backend Engineer
“I did my studies-related internship as a backend engineer with Runtastic in February 2021. One facet that I actually loved about it’s that I by no means felt like an intern in any respect. From day one onwards, my mentor handled me like a full-fledged developer and assigned each thrilling and difficult duties to me.
After ending my bachelor’s diploma, there was an open place and I’ve now returned as a full-time worker! As I’ve been via the method earlier than, I may just about decide up with my work the place I left off.”
Be a part of the crew!
Able to be taught and develop? Try our job openings the place you would possibly discover a good match. , Or for those who don’t see the best alternative for you there, apply to our Expertise Group as Tatiana did.
At Runtastic, we welcome everybody, and no, you don’t have to be sporty to hitch the crew.
Tell us in your Motivational Letter why Runtastic is the proper place so that you can achieve hands-on skilled expertise and why you like what you might be doing. To seek out out extra info relating to our hiring and utility course of and put together for an interview with us, go to our profession web page.