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HomeAway University

HomeAway University is a hands-on training program for incoming Software Engineering, Data Science, Design, and Product Management students and recent graduates. You will meet hundreds of professionals within HomeAway, create an instant peer network, and feel prepared and empowered as a valuable member of your new team.

See for yourself

Hear from past HAUers about what it's really like to be part of Homeaway University. You'll see it's so much more than your average onboarding session.

Teams in HAU

Meet the teams that make up HAU and learn about each unique training track. Don’t see the team you’re looking for? Stay tuned for more info about upcoming HAU training tracks, and browse other internship opportunities at HomeAway

Software Engineering

Interns: 2 weeks of HAU + 9-week summer internship
Full time hires: 4 weeks of HAU

As a software engineer at HAU, you will use the agile development process to make an impact on all aspects of our engineering process. You will engage with advanced web applications, cutting edge user interfaces, scalability and performance of applications, intelligent search algorithms, global data distribution and monitoring of distributed systems.

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Data Science

Interns: 1 week of HAU + 10-week summer internship

The Data Science team at HomeAway has a bias towards the “weaponization” of science - using science to shape technology. Working alongside talented data scientists, you will play a major role in how we architect, visualize, and interpret critical data that is at the core of our business. The HAU data science training track prepares you to develop numbers-driven insights to impact business decisions around traveler and supplier behavior.

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Product Management

Interns: 2 weeks of HAU + 9-week summer internship

On the Product Management team, you will contribute to all aspects of the product lifecycle over the course of the internship for a particular product feature or enhancement. The HAU Product Management training track will prepare you to set a strategic vision and product roadmap. You will define requirements, and collaborate with development to design, implement, test, refine and deploy new features, all based on extensive market research and testing.

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Experience Design

Interns: 1 week of HAU + 10-week summer internship

As part of the Global Experience Design team at HomeAway you are on the forefront of ensuring our customers have a world-class experience. Internships range from User Researchers to Experience Designers to Design Technologists. During HAU training, all of our interns build a foundational understanding of HomeAway’s core design principles and languages, best practices for conducting product research (including lab-based usability testing, user interviews, and field studies), and how design, product, data science and technology intersect to inform compelling design solutions.

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Homeaway University has its perks

Not your average job, not your average perks
Instant Network
  • You will receive plenty of hands-on guidance from HAU Training Leads and have the chance to meet HomeAway professionals at all levels of the company.
  • We will match you with a mentor who can help with questions around career development, team relations, and more.
  • Stay connected to your HAU teammates long-term through the HAU Alumni Group.
Our Culture is Kickin’
  • HAU hosts several events so you can relax and bond with your teammates: Fun Fridays, networking happy hours, group lunches, and team building events around town.
  • We want you to be fully immersed in our awesome culture so we’ll hook you up with HomeAway swag, invite you to participate in our Affinity Groups and community outreach programs, and ensure you’re at our company-wide events.
Make an Impact
  • HAU goes beyond skill-based training and takes a real world, interactive approach to engaging in the HomeAway organization so that you’ll be able to step into your role as a professional from day one.
  • You will have the opportunity to be highly visible at company-wide meetings, work on valuable projects, and be encouraged to share your own ideas.