Software Engineering Internship
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, extraordinary ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Apple’s University Recruiting team is looking for a highly motivated, engineering students with a strong background in Back-End Engineering, Core OS, and Web Development to join its team of highly skilled software engineers. Our software engineers are the brains behind some of the industry’s biggest breakthroughs. OS X, Siri, Apple Maps, and iCloud — not to mention the system-level software for iPhone and Apple TV — all started here. These teams are on the front line of our constant charge toward innovation. We are actively seeking enthusiastic interns who can work full-time for a minimum of 12-weeks either for our Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021 sessions.
- Strong object-oriented design skills, coupled with a deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms
- Proficiency in one or more of the following developer skills: Java, C/C++, PHP, Python, Ruby, Unix, MySQL, Clojure, Scala, Java Script, CSS, HTML5
- Experience in sophisticated methodologies such as Data Modeling, Validation, Processing, Hadoop, MapReduce, Mongo, Pig
- Experience with web frameworks such as AngularJS, NodeJS, SproutCore
- Proven experience in application development in Objective-C for OS X or iOS a plus
- Client-Server protocol & API design Skills
- Able to craft multi-functional requirements and translate them into practical engineering tasks
- A fundamental knowledge of embedded processors, with in-depth knowledge of real time operating system concepts.
- Excellent debugging and critical thinking skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work in a fast paced, team-based environment
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and social skills
Backend Development - You will be making the features that our users love (like Siri) work by communicating data to the user-facing applications. Backend development opportunities are available for students in the following areas: Siri, iCloud, Apple Maps, Core OS, OS X, Frameworks and Applications, Interactive Media Group, Audio/Video Software Integration and Localization, Advanced Computation, iLife, iWorks, Aperture, Pro Apps, iTunes, Security, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Platform Infrastructure Engineering (PIE) Core OS - You want to be at the heart of Apple's Software organization. The Core OS team is responsible for the design and development of core technologies that are deployed across all Apple product areas including the iPhone, iPad, Watch, MacBook, iMac, Apple TV, and audio accessories. (Yes, that's pretty much everything.) Specifically, the opportunity in CoreOS is in the sensor technology area. By integrating motion, optical, and other sophisticated sensing hardware to Apple's products, we are now able to build innovative features that are truly adaptive to the user and environment. Web Development - You will help build web-based tools and applications to improve our products and do more for our customers. Our developers are responsible for crafting the direction of our products by considering the architecture, performance, testing, design, and implementation. And of course we look for engineers that use our products. Engineers here work on both UI level and lower-level implementation details. The successful intern candidate will be amenable to working in a dynamic, collaborative environment. The person filling this position must be a hands-on, enthusiastic, self-motivated developer with strong initiative and desire to succeed in a challenging environment. You will have a real passion for extraordinary user experiences and an eye for details. Those applying for the Web Development intern position should include a link to a web portfolio.
Education & Experience
Pursuing BS/MS/PhD program in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Design, or related fields. You are additionally required to return to school after the internship to continue or complete your education, or an internship needs to be required for graduation from your school. You also qualify if accepted into a graduate program after graduation.