Expedia was founded in 1996 and currently has offices in 18 different countries. Expedia originally was a branch of Microsoft but became an independently operated company in 1999. According to the original CEO, Rich Barton, the name Expedia is a combination of the words “exploration” and “speed”.
Expedia’s summer internship program typically begins in late May and ends in September. The internship program is catered towards undergraduate students and allows students to explore different career paths, ranging from Finance to Software Development. Interns are fully immersed within the company and are able to gain insight into the company culture. Interns also work together on teams to complete projects that have real-world implications and are able to network with senior employees. Recruitment for summer internships begins in late September and typically ends in March.