Software engineering interns are responsible for creating complex software applications using engineering data and custom performance analysis. They are in charge of implementing custom programs for company deployment, as well as work with other interns and staff to reach all organizational goals. One of the intern's main duties includes researching a variety of topics to produce solutions that may be adapted for future coding requirements. They report their findings to the software engineering manager or supervisor in their department. In all tasks, software engineering interns must follow company regulations regarding privacy and other issues. These interns suggest software-related changes to avoid loss of productivity and downtime, as well as maintain and monitor web applications as needed. They participate in detailed test procedures and create reports to modify and identify possible software issues. One of their main tools include a personal computer with complex custom applications needed to program company files.
A bachelor's degree in software engineering, development, or a related field is required for this position. In addition, previous experience in a computer-related field may be preferred. They must be able to multitask on a variety of projects and work independently with minimal supervision. Additionally, software engineering interns should have programming experience using several coding languages. In addition, they should be familiar with virtualization, and networking technologies. These interns also should have advanced analytical skills to come up with novel solutions for system problems.
Software Engineering Intern Tasks
Analyze requirements and create software designs.
Code fixes for bugs and software defects.
Test code for bugs and fit to requirements.
Analyze existing software to strategize about upgrades, features, or new platforms.