Apple Watch - Software Engineering Internship

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200198361
Join the team that is revolutionizing Apple Watch! Are you ready to apply your educational experience to real-world problems? As a software engineer intern on the Apple Watch team, you'll be responsible for building world-class applications and frameworks on a brand-new platform. You’ll work closely with the UI design and QA teams to develop interactions of extraordinary quality that will ship to millions of users. You will engage in a collaborative, rapidly changing environment to integrate new technologies into Apple’s products. Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. We offer a dynamic environment with creative, intelligent people and groundbreaking technologies. Bring passion and dedication to your job, and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • As our ideal intern, you'll have strong software development experience
  • Experience with Cocoa, Objective-C, and/or Swift coding ability
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Consistent track record of completing projects on-time and to specification
  • Experience optimizing applications and profiling throughout the stack
  • Experience with at least one application framework
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Fantastic attention to detail


As a software intern on the Apple Watch team, you will have many responsibilities relating to the design, development, and testing of the device software. These include: Collaborating closely with the design team to evaluate designs against the technical constraints of the software and the hardware of a small, low power device. Improving the applications and their underlying frameworks to innovate and push the boundaries of what's possible on exciting and easy to use interfaces. Developing features with well-designed solutions that can stand the test of time. Coordinating with the quality assurance team to both ensure full test coverage as well as to initiate focused testing on critical components.

Education & Experience

Currently pursuing a BS/MS/PhD in CE or CS required; or equivalent experience along with current student status.

Additional Requirements