RStudio creates great software that helps people understand data and make better decisions in real-world applications. Our core offering is an open source data science toolchain, and we aim to make it available to everyone, regardless of their economic means.

What you’ll do:
  • Improve the cpp11 packageĀ https://cpp11.r-lib.org/Ā (the cpp11 package provides C++ bindings to R code) by adding functionality, fixing bugs, and writing documentation.
  • Create introductory tutorials, how-to guides and in-depth explanatory vignettes.
About you:
  • You are familiar with the basics of R packages.
  • You have some familiarity with C++.
  • You have used git and GitHub at least a few times.

About us:

  • We welcome all talented colleagues and are committed to a culture that representsĀ diversity in all its forms.
  • We prioritize giving ourselvesĀ ā€œfocus timeā€Ā to get deep work done. We minimize meetings and attempt to operate asynchronously.
  • We are a learning organization and take mentorship and career growth seriously.Ā We hope to learn from youĀ and we anticipate that you will also deepen your skills, influence, and leadership as a result of working at RStudio.
  • We operate under a uniqueĀ sustainable business model: We have over 50% of our engineering dedicated to creating free and open source software.Ā  We are profitable and we plan to be around decades from now.


  • Interns are hired as temporary employees, and are not eligible for RStudio benefits.
  • 100% remote.
  • Interns must be eligible to work in the United States (no international hires).
  • Start date: May 24th – June 7th
  • The duration of the program is 12 weeks.
  • Pay Rate: $25/hr, assume 40 hours per week.
  • Interns are eligible for paid holidays on Memorial Day (5/31/21), Juneteenth (observed on 6/18/21), July 4th, andĀ  Labor Day (9/6/21).