Summer Intern: Software Engineering (Ruby on Rails) at G2 | Powderkeg

**About G2 - Our People **

G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. At the heart of our community and culture are our people. Our global G2 team comes from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and that’s what makes our G2 community strong and vibrant. We want everyone to bring their authentic selves to work, and we do this through our company and team events, our G2 Gives charitable initiatives, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Our employee-led, leadership-supported ERGs celebrate the diversity of our team, foster inclusivity and belonging, and create a space to connect to each other. Through connections and understanding, we build a stronger and more dynamic global team and help every person reach their personal peak.

We support our employees by offering generous benefits, such as flexible work, ample parental leave, and unlimited PTO. Click here to learn more about our benefits.

About G2 - The Company

When you join G2, you join the global team behind the largest and most trusted software marketplace. Every month, 5.5 million people come to G2 to inform smarter software decisions based on honest peer reviews. Authenticity is our focus, and every day we help thousands of companies, and hundreds of employees, propel their potential. Ready for meaningful work that starts and ends with compassion and heart? You’ve come to the right place.

G2 is going through exciting growth! We’ve recently secured our Series D funding of $157 million, which will further allow us to grow and develop our product and people. Read about it here!

About G2’s Intern Program

G2’s Intern Program is back for its 4th amazing summer! You’ll work closely with leaders and peers throughout the 10 weeks- focusing on making a real impact on G2, with a final presentation about your work to our Senior Leadership Team. We’ve packed the summer full of professional development and social events to lay the foundation for your career, and we’ll close it out with G2’s Mid-Year Meetup, a celebration of the first half of the year.

G2 Intern Program Details

  • 10 weeks: June 3rd - August 9th
  • Hybrid: Tuesday through Thursday required in-person at our Downtown Chicago HQ
  • Pay: $24/hour; 40 hours a week

About The Role

As a member of G2’s Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to join an exciting Product team, complete a variety of projects, and participate in professional development events. You’ll work closely with an Intern Mentor who will support you throughout the Program. You will be fully immersed into the team, and exposed to all the teams’ activities, such as planning and refining work, negotiating with product and engineering for priorities, development, testing, debugging and deployment (to production) of work. No two days are the same at G2 and your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but you will have 1 large-scale project assigned and completed by the end of 10 weeks:

  • Create and deploy code from source control to our live G2 website.


  • A rising Senior at an accredited college or university pursuing a Computer Science (or equivalent) degree
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is required
  • Attention to detail and concern for accuracy
  • Creativity and entrepreneurship
  • Excellent organization skills (email, task management, follow-up)
  • Self-motivated and able to work collaboratively and independently, delivering on assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity

At G2, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where people of every background can thrive and feel welcome. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, or marital, veteran, or physical or mental disability status. Learn more about our commitments here.


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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Summer Intern: Software Engineering (Ruby on Rails)
  • Company
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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