Facebook Security Programs Intern, Online Safety in Austin, Texas


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook Online Safety team is seeking an intern to help increase safety for people who use Facebook. The ideal candidate would be passionate about protecting the most vulnerable populations who use our platform, and committed to making the world a safer place where people can be more open and connected. This position is located in Austin, TX.

Required Skills:

  1. Support Program and Partnerships to develop educational resources for vulnerable populations on Facebook

  2. Work with relevant partners to localize and launch market-specific content

  3. Work with relevant partners to gather new insights for safety-specific work

  4. Work with Online Safety to package insights about safety-specific content for relevant teams

  5. Gather, synthesize, and analyze relevant data to summarize the results of various campaigns

  6. Address sensitive content issues, including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other objectionable material.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a Masters in relevant fields such as international studies, safety, public policy, human rights, or criminal justice

  2. Time management, organizational skills and self-motivation

  3. Communication skills and high attention to detail

  4. Managing large projects with many stakeholders

  5. Significant curiosity for understanding the safety risks teens face online, and willingness to understand new cultures

  6. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

  7. Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with Facebook advertising tools

  2. Speaks a second language

  3. Experience working with non-profits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.