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Software Development Engineer Internship

Experience daily excitement, skill development, and personal growth. Join Amazon and be part of shaping the future.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
USD 42 - 96 / Hour

Start Date
1 Aug 2024

Application dates

Applications Close
2nd of May, 2024 (Prosple estimate closing date)

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

See details

Working rights

United States

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • US Student Visa
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About Amazon

Amazon, a titan of e-commerce, cloud computing, and digital streaming, has fundamentally transformed shopping habits and internet infrastructure across the United States. With its vast product selection, Amazon Prime's expedited shipping, and innovative technologies like Alexa, it has become a daily convenience for millions.

Your role

Key Job Responsibilities for all SDE and APP internships include:

  • Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to conceive, design, and bring innovative products and services to market.
  • Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment, and help lead fundamental changes in the industry.
  • Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to innovative technologies at incredible scale and speed.
  • Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low-cost, and easy to manage/use.
  • Ability to design and code the right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.
  • Work in an agile environment to deliver high-quality software.

Training & development

In addition to working on an impactful project, you will have the opportunity to engage with Amazonians for both personal and professional development, expand your network, and participate in activities with other interns throughout your internship. No matter the location of your internship, they give you the tools to own your project and learn in a real-world setting. 

Salary & benefits

The base pay for this position ranges from $42.50/hr to $96.15/hr in the geographic market. 

Please note that the benefits discussed are subject to eligibility and may differ based on whether you are employed full-time or as an intern.

  • Partnering with leaders at multiple levels of the organization to develop forward-looking strategies and goals focused on the employee experience.
  • Learning employee engagement and problem-solving within diverse populations.
  • Working in a rapid and complex changing environment driven by continuous innovation.
  • Exposure to coaching and supporting leaders in onboarding and talent management.

Career progression

At Amazon, interns dive into transformative projects, collaborating with top professionals to refine skills. This dynamic environment fosters innovation and professional growth, and potential full-time employment offers post-internship.

Work-life balance

Amazon values work-life balance, promoting a harmonious mix of work and relaxation. Regular breaks are encouraged for employee rejuvenation. With accrued paid time off and company-paid holidays, employees can recharge and maintain productivity.

Culture & vibe

Amazon, a company built by individuals from diverse backgrounds, is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion. They value contributions from all genders, races, ages, nationalities, sexual orientations, and educational and professional backgrounds. Amazon believes that fostering an inclusive culture is essential for enabling their employees to do their best work and driving company growth. They continuously strive to expand their impact and evolve in this regard.

About you

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an Associate, Bachelor, Master, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, or majors relating to these fields
  • Expected graduation date between 10/2024 - 9/2027.
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous technical internship(s), if applicable.
  • Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases.
  • Experience in optimization mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimization.
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
  • Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly.


The following sources were used in researching this page:

  • amazon.jobs
  • youtube.com

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Computer Systems and Networks
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.


United States

United States

US Citizen

US Permanent Resident

US Student Visa

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