Job Description Template: Software Development Intern

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Software Development Intern position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Software Development Intern Job Description

Full-Time/Part-Time | Remote/Hybrid/Onsite | Location

$30/hour (Suggested salary range for this role per Talent)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

Are you an aspiring software developer eager to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic tech environment? Look no further! Our summer internship program offers you an exciting opportunity to develop your skills and gain practical experience working with a leading software company. As a Software Development Intern, you will dive into the world of professional software development, contributing to real projects and learning from seasoned experts. This internship will give you a comprehensive understanding of software engineering practices within a cutting-edge SaaS company, renowned for its innovative solutions. Join us and be a part of our mission to drive technological excellence!

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Practice a scrum-like agile development process using CI/CD systems
  • Work with a world-class product development team to integrate your projects into the application
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of our systems and processes

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Experience in an object-oriented programming language (backend)
  • Basic education with web development (frontend)
  • Familiarity with relational databases (backend)
  • Familiarity with version control software, preferably Git

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • An ambitious desire to dive into the work through curiosity and an eagerness to learn
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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