As temperatures begin to climb at long last, it’s time for Seattle’s next crop of techies to start searching for their summer internships. While Amazon and Microsoft accept interns by the hundreds each summer, we thought we’d draw attention to some of the local startups and midsize tech companies that are also looking for students eager to gain some on-the-job industry experience.
Here are 20 Seattle area tech companies that are looking for talented interns this summer.
What they do: Contract management. Sounds hard, right? That’s because it is — but with Icertis’ cloud-based software platform, businesses can monitor contracts for compliance and potential risk and speed up their business operations.
Featured internships: Icertis is looking for interns to work on UX, Sales Enablement, Product Marketing, Human Resources, Marketing Analysis, Corporate Communications, Customer Success, UX Development and Marketing.
PNW headquarters: Kirkland
What they do: Silicon Valley-based ServiceNow creates cloud-based workflow software designed to help disparate teams in a wide variety of businesses collaborate and get their projects done. The company’s Puget Sound headquarters are located at Kirkland’s swanky Carillon Point waterfront development — within walking distance to Lake Washington beach parks.
Featured internships: ServiceNow seeks a Data Science Intern for Application Development, a Software Engineering Intern for Application Development, a Software Development Engineer Intern, a Systems Engineer Intern and a Cloud Procurement Intern.
PNW headquarters: Bellevue
What they do: UiPath’s robotic process automation takes mechanization into the white collar workplace, with software that can perform tedious tasks like data entry and other mundane tasks. Headquartered in New York, the company’s local office is located a stone’s throw from Bellevue’s Downtown Park.
PNW headquarters: SoDo
What they do: Qualtrics’ suite of experience management platforms help businesses collect data on how their customers, employees, products and brands interact with one another, and use those insights to optimize their operations. Located by the shores of Puget Sound, Qualtrics’ second headquarters (the other is in Provo, Utah) is steps from Pioneer Square in one direction, and Mariners baseball games in the other.
What they do: Limeade is all about company culture and employee well-being. The company’s software platform uses social activities, personalized challenges and interactive learning to help boost worker engagement — and thereby help businesses become more successful.
PNW headquarters: Downtown Seattle
What they do: Accolade offers a digital place to store and access employees’ personal health and benefits information, with the goal of helping users make decisions that improve their well-being. The company was founded in Philadelphia, and has since opened a second headquarters in Seattle.
Headquarters: Downtown Seattle
What they do: Through some extremely complex cybersecurity technology, Extrahop says it is able to provide businesses with a real-time window onto their networks. Furthermore, its machine learning can detect anomalies as they occur, drastically reducing downtime and allowing IT teams to react with speed.
What they do: Recently named one of Built In Seattle’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019, New Engen is quickly becoming one of the biggest names in marketing tech, with software that assesses marketing strategies across keywords and search, e-commerce portals and social media, and adjusts resources based on their success or lack thereof. The company just moved into spanking new Belltown headquarters, which was once home to EA-acquired gaming studio PopCap Games.
What they do: Digital Control helps boost efficiency and minimize environmental impacts associated with the installation of fiber optics, water and power networks through a system that tracks the pitch and roll of a drill head underground. Intrigued? Wait until you see their in-office aquarium.
PNW headquarters: Lower Queen Anne
What they do: Movie, sports and music lovers will be interested to check out VIZIO’s Seattle internships. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., the company creates smart speakers, sound bars, televisions and casting platforms.
PNW headquarters: Bellevue
What they do: If you’ve played a game on your phone or console of choice, or used any kind of VR or AR technology, you’ve almost certainly interacted with content created using Unity’s tools. The San Francisco company is considered the gold standard in gaming development technology, and recently moved into a very swanky new office in downtown Bellevue.
What they do: EagleView provides property data analytics by leveraging its unparalleled database of aerial imagery and feeding it through advanced machine learning algorithms. The company can also use its technology to ascertain property damage after natural disasters.
What they do: Avalara saves businesses massive headaches by managing and automating their tax compliance. The technology integrates with e-commerce, billing, point-of-sale and other financial systems, with real-time tax calculations. The company was one of several Seattle startups to go public last year.
Featured internship: Avalara is after Legal Interns for its offices in Seattle and Durham, N.C.
What they do: OfferUp is moving the needle on the buying and selling of second hand goods, with a mobile-friendly marketplace and a range of snazzy and safety-minded features to boot. The company raised a ton of funding last year and is currently hiring like crazy.
Headquarters: Pike Place Market
What they do: Los Angeles-based social media giant Snap opened its Seattle office in 2016. Though the company got its start with the wildly popular Snapchat, the company has since branched into new territory with a number of acquisitions — including Seattle-based location ad company Placed in 2017.
Featured internship: Snap is after a Product Manager Intern, who will be paired with a Product Manager “to help ship a discrete product or feature.”
What they do: OpenMarket’s drag-and-drop software helps users build text message ad campaigns without having to write any code, while its suite of APIs gives developers the tools to build MMS, SMS and RCS campaigns. The company is headquartered by Belltown’s waterfront.
Featured internship: OpenMarket is looking for a DevOps Intern, and interested readers should check out Built In’s profile of OpenMarket’s DevOps culture here. The company regularly brings on large numbers of interns over the summer, and encourages students to keep an eye out for future openings.
Headquarters: Pike Place Market
What they do: Curalate helps businesses with their marketing efforts by offering tools to build virtual product showrooms, integrate e-commerce portals into Instagram and source social media influencers. The company is headquartered near downtown Seattle’s bustling Pike Place Market.
Featured internship: Curalate wants a Software Engineer Intern for its Seattle office.
What they do: Nintex is an all-in-one process automation company, with a simple user interface belying highly complex backend software. The Bellevue company recently acquired an Orlando-based robotic process automation startup, adding that technology to its toolbox.
Featured internship: Nintex is looking for a Marketing Intern to help with corporate communication.
What they do: Snap! Raise takes the burden of fundraising for educational programs and youth teams off administrators with a simple and easy-to-set-up online portal for soliciting and processing donations. In addition to its community-minded cause, the company is headquartered close to Seattle’s sparkling Lake Union.
Featured internship: Snap! Raise seeks an intern looking to broaden their skills in Customer Service.
What they do: IllFonic is an independent game developer with studios in Golden, Colo. and Tacoma. The company creates games for PC and consoles, and is located in the heart of downtown Tacoma.
Featured internship: IllFonic seeks an Art Intern to help with the design of their next title.