At Wayfair, students and recent graduates get the chance to explore their potential outside the classroom and take the lead on distinct high-impact projects. Whether they want to gain new skills or build upon existing talents, we’ll give the support, experience and freedom they need to build exciting careers.
Why start your career at Wayfair?
We offer students and graduates the chance to learn new skills and build upon existing ones, whether it’s through technological training or a course on communication and negotiation.
From day one, you’ll take the lead on distinct high-impact projects and drive results. Wayfair believes in giving all employees the autonomy to innovate, build and fix quickly.
What better way to grow than by working side by side with people of all backgrounds and experience levels? At Wayfair, we make it easy for you to get to know your coworkers, and we’ll provide you with as many formal and informal mentoring opportunities as possible.
Find Your Next Opportunity
Our six-month internship programme is designed to help you understand what working as a full-time employee is like. You’ll be assigned real projects, work with your team and contribute directly to your team’s goals and objectives. We hire interns year-round and are open to student and graduate applicants from bachelor’s and master’s programmes.
As a working student, you will be working part-time on a dedicated team while pursuing your studies. You’ll gain experience and insight into your team’s day-to-day responsibilities while supporting them in achieving their goals. You must be enrolled full-time at a university and available to work 16–20 hours per week. We hire working students year-round for our locations in Germany.
No matter what role or tenure, interviews consist of behavioural questions and scenario-based questions. Behavioural questions are specifically-designed questions inspired by the core pillars against which all Wayfair employees are assessed: We Drive Results, We Win Together, and We Are Always Improving. Scenario-based questions are used to assess how candidates might operate in a real-world setting. Here are some tips to help you prepare!
As the CTO of Wayfair, Fiona Tan leads the our global technology organization responsible for shaping market-leading experiences for the company’s 30 million plus customers, 14,000 suppliers and thousands of employees.
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Wayfair recently celebrated a significant milestone. I’ll give you a hint-it was featured in a roundup of the top 20 innovations from Wayfair’s first two decades of operation. The answer is Wayfair’s new homegrown warehouse management system (WMS), Nexus.
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Wayfair paper accepted at RecSys 2022 applies state-of-the-art method to generate product recommendations
Style transfer: How Wayfair leverages customer browse activity in one furniture category to inform recommendations for a category they have never shopped before.
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Erika Frost says that science “was in the air” at her childhood home in Colorado.
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This article is part of our "Sustainable Suppliers" series, a collection of ongoing conversations with our supplier partners who are doing their part to create a more sustainable future for our planet.
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Building Wayfair’s First Virtual Assistant: Automating Customer Service by Text Based Intent Prediction
Not everyone wants to speak with someone when they need to set up a return or report an issue with their order. We built an NLP-powered Virtual Assistant to provide our customers a fast and easy option that’s available 24/7 to resolve their service-related issues.
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Advertisements are a key aspect of Wayfair’s marketing and growth strategy. Powering each of these ads is a plethora of data - product name, description, price, quantity - all used to maximize RoAS (Return On Advertising Spend) and present the highest quality ads to potential and returning customers. As one might expect, managing this data is no easy task. Different teams handle different subsets of data, and each has its unique platform and way of providing access.
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One of the industry events I look forward to most every year is the Women of Silicon Valley. Whether you are at the apex of your career, at the beginning, or somewhere in between, this is a great event for any woman in technology.
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In part one of this two blog series, we presented our first group of top innovations from Wayfair's first two decades. Highlights included the introduction of next-gen online and in-store experiences powered by mixed, augmented, and virtual reality, new and innovative online advertising techniques, and one of our latest efforts, the Automatic Image Description Engine (AIDE).
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Innovative businesses are always in search of new features and solutions that can transform the customer experience. When a new idea emerges, developers will often work at an accelerated pace, taking calculated shortcuts to prove the value of the concept in as short a time as possible. At this point, the mantra is, “Why exhaust long cycles on something that may ultimately fall short of expectation?”
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