Poatek Experience – POATEK

Experience the day-to-day of a technology company that values the development of people and complex projects.

At the Poatek Experience Program, UFRGS researchers will have the opportunity to develop into a reputable company in the market.

To join the Program you must:

What can you expect from the program?

During your Poatek Experience, you will have the opportunity to develop solutions to real problems while immersed in the environment of a consulting firm.

We expect that by the end of your period with us, you will write a paper about what you developed to share knowledge with the academic community.

Also, we expect that you share your knowledge about your research with Poatekers, in what we call Knowledge Transfers Sessions, and write a blog post about what you developed in the internship period, which will be published on Poatek's website.

During this time you will work in our Porto Alegre Office, with all our employees.

In your Poatek Experience you will have the opportunity to work in one of the areas below:

Computer Vision

Big Data

Data Visualization

Natural Language Processing


Take a look at how our environment feels like!

How the process works:

  • Read the Public Notice

    The first step is to read carefully the Public Notice to see if you match the requirements and if the Program meets your expectations.
  • Application

    Next you need to fill in your information in the application.
  • Culture and Tech Interview

    If you are selected, we will invite you to meet our office to have an interview at the Porto Alegre office, where the Poatek team will assess your cultural and technical fit with the company.
  • Technology Director Interview

    Finally you will talk remotely to our Technology Director.

Scholarship and schedule:

To value the time and the work you will develop, Poatek will offer monthly scholarships (described in the Public Notice) during the 14 weeks that you will work with us. The journey of this internship for the selected candidates is expected to begin on May 22 and finish on August 22.

Timeline of the application process:

  • March 9

    Public Notice launch and registration start
  • April 2

    End of registration
  • April 5

    Announcement of those selected in the first stage
  • April 11 to 19

  • April 25

    Announcement of those selected to be part of the Poatek Experience Program
  • May 22

    Start of the Poatek Experience Program
  • August 22

    End of the Poatek Experience Program

We offer a place for you to be yourself.

Our differences, both visible and invisible, benefit our teams, our communities, and the products we craft.

That’s why Poatek strives to build a team with diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We have a culture that supports your growth and cares about your well-being. We’re committed to creating an environment of inclusion — a place where every Poateker can thrive.

Poatek upholds our cultural aspects in every aspect of our work. We promote safe and inclusive work environments.

We celebrate our differences and provide equal employment opportunities to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic.

Diverse teams build better products. In order to create the best products for everyone, we know that it’s important for our team to reflect the diversity of our users, and we are committed to being the change we want to see.