Discover your future in engineering

How to Apply

The Quantcast Discovery Program is focused on nurturing women and students of color as they explore careers in software engineering.

Due to the limited number of opportunities available, we may not be able to place all applicants. Students will be selected on the basis of their experience and responses to application questions. Students need not show expertise or experience in engineering, but they must show sincere interest and curiosity about the field as a possible career option.

If you are not placed in the first time around, please be sure to apply for future opportunities.

The Program

Quantcast Discovery is a day-long externship at Quantcast’s San Francisco headquarters on Friday, March 15, 2019.

The program will include:

  • an introduction to digital media and the online advertising landscape
  • a preview of Quantcast’s own audience behavior platform, Q
  • workshops on resume writing and technical interviewing
  • shadowing professionals software engineers at Quantcast

This externship will get you excited about software engineering and prepare you to apply to roles in the future.

Discover Software Engineering

At Quantcast, we want to help the next generation of engineering talent discover their passion for technology with Quantcast Discovery. Quantcast Discovery is a day-long externship for women and students of color to gain first-hand experience of careers in software engineering and technology.

This externship is a great fit for you if:

  • You are a student attending college in the Bay Area.
  • You are a woman and/or person of color who self-identifies as Black, Hispanic, Native American or multiracial.
  • You are passionate about technology.
  • You have a strong interest in software engineering.
  • You are eager to learn more about advertising technology.
  • You want to gain practical resume and interviewing skills.
  • You want to shadow professional software engineers and learn more about their work.

Application Timeline

Jan 2ndApplications Open

Feb 15thApplication Deadline

Mid/Late FebDecisions Announced

March 15thExternship Date

About Quantcast

Quantcast owns and operates the world’s largest audience insights and measurement platform on the open internet. Fueled by live data drawn from more than 100 million web and mobile destinations, Quantcast applies machine learning technology to help marketers, publishers, and agencies grow their brands by better understanding and predicting consumer interactions in real-time.

With more than 700 employees globally, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can be their authentic self.

Learn more about Quantcast's commitment to diversity here.