Development Internship

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Do you want to contribute ideas about our SaaS communication platform? Want to make Plek even more awesome and user-friendly? Working with us means programming software that is used by tens of thousands of people every day! You will play an important role in developing cool new functions with our team of Developers.

Who are we?
About the internship:

Would you like to gain some work experience in Development with a tech start-up in Amsterdam? We are always looking for self-motivated and dedicated back-end or front-end development interns. Our development team works on new projects and on new features for existing platforms such as our own successful community platform Plek.

You will get the chance to develop cross platform websites and web-apps, develop Proof of Concept of new things and develop prototypes for new products. There will also be the opportunity to participate to concept-teams and be involved with new and complex projects for different clients and start-ups.

Who's on your team?



Frontend Developer

Agata Ciechanowska

Senior Frontend Developer

Amir Dolat

Backend Developer

Maria Angelova

Frontend Developer

David Clarisse


What you'll be doing:

● Develop and improve Plek with a team of designers, front-enders and other back-enders

● Implement new integrations with other systems

● Make sure Plek stays super secure

● Experiment with new technologies and prototypes

● Come up with intelligent tricks to make Plek smarter

● Help other developers fix bugs

We have 300+ organisations that use Plek on a daily basis!


The ideal candidate;

You're a Development Intern who loves to learn, and you like to work with the latest technologies. You have experience with PHP, MySQ, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, and preferably a little bit of experience with (or want to know more about) Angular Js, Node js, React and/or React Native, MongoDB and ElasticSearch.

● You’re a thorough tester and you know how to spot and quickly fix a bug;

● Good spoken and written English (Dutch is a plus);

● Intelligent, creative and well structured;

● At Plek, you will work together with Node.js back-end developers, front-end developers, interaction and visual designers, and project managers. A methodical approach, creative spirit and a critical eye on your own work are a big plus.

What's in it for you?
  • Young, international environment with a fast-growing team of 33, consisting of seven nationalities
  • Internship compensation 
  • We provide a healthy lunch in the office every day
  • Lots of freedom and room for own initiative
  • Work from home opportunities and flexible working hours
  • Quirky office in the centre of Amsterdam
  • Good cooperation with the team; we use our own app to stay connected! We are currently working hybrid, but we have spaces at the office for those who want to use them
  • Most of our activities now take place online, but smaller teams still get together in the office occasionally. We organise events such as; project soup, hackathons, Friday afternoon drinks and team outings - we hope that we can continue these properly soon!

Plek Perks.

Centrally located office in Amsterdam

Team events (currently mostly virtual)

Opportunity to grow in the company

Healthy office lunch every day!

The "Plek" for you!

As a company we stimulate self-development, initiative and a sense of responsibility - this is also necessary in such a fast-growing and hectic environment! At Plek we are open to talent from different backgrounds and nationalities, we love having a diverse environment!

Enthusiastic after reading the vacancy and up for the challenge? 

Great! Send us your application. If your CV matches what we're looking for, you will be invited for an initial meeting (online) with our HR Manager. This meeting is followed by 2 conversations with your new manager and some new colleagues so you can meet the team - our aim is to make you feel at home from day 1!

Think there's a match?

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