How 4 interns transitioned to full-time roles at Runtastic

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 assist people who find themselves beginning their careers by providing internships that enable them to achieve worthwhile skilled expertise. 

We all know that the junior worker of at the moment may turn out to be the senior worker of tomorrow. For that reason, all of our internships are designed to be as hands-on as potential.  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 one in all our values

Bianca, one in all 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, Talent Scout

Bianca, Expertise Scout 

“I began my journey at Runtastic as an intern. Whereas on the lookout 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 bought crammed, and I used to be requested if I might even be serious 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. Nevertheless, I had such an excellent candidate expertise. I may actually see myself working with the individuals 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 affix 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 setting and likewise as a result of I needed to point out my potential for a everlasting place. 

In the course of the internship, I used to be frequently speaking to my crew lead about the potential of becoming a member of Runtastic completely, nevertheless, there was no open place till one in all 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 serious about taking up this place, I used to be so overwhelmed by pleasure and aid as I didn’t wish to work anyplace 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 completely satisfied to be a part of the crew. Doing the internship and going the additional mile was positively price it!” 

Bianca isn’t 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 in addition allowed for supportive collaboration with teammates alongside the best way.  

Ivana, iOS Engineer

Ivana, iOS Engineer 

“After I simply joined Runtastic as an intern, I bought a buddy, who’s the individual that is a mentor for the intern. He defined to me all of the processes and methods of working within the firm. There was loads of new info to make amends for, nevertheless it was fairly simple 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 motivation for me to wish to keep as a full-time worker. Regardless 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 bought the chance. The uncertainty was hectic however price it.

The perfect factor for me was the crew and the corporate tradition basically. In fact, it helps while you work in a subject you’re serious about however having nice individuals round you creates an ideal work setting.”

Tatiana, Social Media Manager

Tatiana, Social Media Supervisor

“After I utilized for an internship, the position I used to be serious 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 a part of the Social Media Staff. As I studied in a totally completely different subject, I used to be extraordinarily grateful for the chance to modify to a different, extra attention-grabbing space.

Throughout my 4-month internship, I deepened my present information and realized loads 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 world channels on varied platforms, with loads of alternatives and freedom to discover new concepts and developments.” 

Raphael, Backend Engineer

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 by means of the method earlier than, I may just about choose up with my work the place I left off.”

Be part of the crew!

Able to be taught and develop? Take a look at our job openings the place you may discover a good match. , Or in the event you don’t see the suitable alternative for you there, apply to our Expertise Neighborhood as Tatiana did. 

At Runtastic, we welcome everybody, and no, you don’t must be sporty to affix 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’re doing. To search out out extra info concerning our hiring and software course of and find out how to put together for an interview with us, go to our profession web page

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