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IOS Intern

INROADS is partnering with Tinder for Summer Internships. Apply today!

Eligible candidates must have a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA, be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and CANNOT graduate before 12.2024. Online application must be received within 24 hours of receiving resume for internship of interest.

INROADS ( is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that gives high-potential future executives from culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse backgrounds a competitive advantage in their careers. We provide unparalleled networking opportunities with career-minded peers; year-round professional coaching and guidance from managers; and professional development. We also provide management training that includes career related, paid internships with some of America's top companies. We are seeking undergraduate candidates for paid summer internships with our 200+ corporate partners.

As humans, there are few things more exciting than meeting someone new. At Tinder, we’re inspired by the challenge of keeping the magic of human connection alive. With tens of millions of users, hundreds of millions of downloads, 2+ billion swipes per day, 20+ million matches per day, and a presence in 190+ countries, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing.

About the Role

As an iOS intern at Tinder, you will partner directly with senior members of the mobile team and be empowered to contribute solutions to the Tinder codebase. We are deeply invested in challenging norms, constantly improving architecture design, exploring emergent tech and ideas, and leveraging new technologies in interesting ways to deliver an app that is widely known the world over.

Where you'll work

  • This is a hybrid role and requires in-office collaboration three days per week. The position will be in Los Angeles, CA.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate on the development, implementation and functionality of Tinder's newest features and platform architecture
  • Build robust, lasting, and scalable products that serve millions of users
  • Work on systems that handle billions of data events a day
  • Leverage large scale multi-channel communications to keep users well-informed (push notifications, emails, in-app messaging, and more)
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Participate in the annual Tindership Hackathon, presenting with your team to the entire Tinder team and panel of executives.

What we're looking for:

  • Aspiring iOS developer who’s excited to work on large scale challenges with cutting-edge technology
  • Proficiency in coding with Swift
  • Foundational knowledge of basic Computer Science principles: data structures and algorithms.
  • Currently pursuing a BS/BA, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or a related field

Nice to have:

  • Prior Internship or work experience on a native mobile application
  • Completed mobile project experience (i.e. hack-a-thons, personal projects, GitHub, Open Source, volunteer coding experience etc.)
  • Familiarity with architecture frameworks such as MVC, MVVM, Viper etc
  • Aware of native app development tools/concepts like xcode, core data, core animation, dependency injection, combine, swift UI, UI kit etc. is not required but a bonus