How to get a job at

Wish

Wish is an online e-commerce site that allows for buyers and sellers to connect and reach agreements on the selling of goods. Wish has had a rapid ascension over the past few years, with currently over 500 million users on their site.

What

Wish

Looks For

Wish mentions how they pride themselves on providing interns with real and applicable projects immediately, so they are looking for interns that are confident and comfortable with taking these on. Applicants should place an emphasis on previous projects and try to show how this will relate to the work they do at Wish and how they are truly ready for the assignments that will be thrown at them.




History of

Wish

Wish was founded in 2011 and is currently the third largest e-commerce site in the United States. Wish currently has eight offices which are located in the United States, China, Canada and The Netherlands. Wish’s mission is to “provide everyone access to the most affordable and convenient shopping experience on the planet”

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Engineering
Product
Design (UI/UX)
Marketing
Sales / Account Management
Operations
Sales Operations
industries
Tech
office locations
Greater San Francisco
2019 Revenue:
$1.9B

Wish

Internship Programs

Wish Internship Programs (Summer/Fall)

Wish offers 12 week programs in both the summer and fall for college students and recent graduates. Applicants should place an emphasis on previous projects and try to show how this will relate to the work they do at Wish and how they are truly ready for the assignments that will be thrown at them.


Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Wish’s internship programs are offered to college students and recent grads. All applicants attending a university are considered.
Perks:
  • Bi-weekly happy hour and quarterly team outings to connect with coworkers
  • Catered meals and fully stocked snacks


Wish

Interview Process

The interview process at Wish is typically 2 to 4 phases.

1. Initial Phone Screening

The first stage is a typically an initial phone interview that will serve as a screening that allows Wish to learn more about you and how you might fit.

2. In-Person Interview(s)

If you make it past the initial phone screening, you will be moved onto in-person or video interview(s). These interviews will be fairly technical and will test aptitude for the work the intern would expect to do while at Wish. You will be contacted shortly after your final interview if you are accepted.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Wish and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on Wish, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Check out the ecommerce market

Impress your interviewers with your knowledge of the ecommerce market, included but not limited to the latest news, current market trends, and Wish’s biggest competitors in the space.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

Common Interview Questions at

Wish

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  • Why are you interested in Wish?
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • How do your skills fit into this role?