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Niantic Software Engineer Internship for International and Domestic Students

Niantic is actively recruiting passionate, open-minded, and accomplished people to work with its software engineer team as interns at Sunnyvale, CA office.

The program is designed to work on advancing Niantic’s real-world augmented reality games and its high-performance AR platform service. It covers every aspect of software engineering to provide hand-on experience and skills to interns.

Moreover, it will also provide you mentorship by an experienced team of server, gaming, mobile, and full-stack engineers and some good connects in the industry. You will be invited to apply if you are enrolled in a master’s or Ph.D. degree program in a related field.

Niantic is a software development company founded in 2010 by John Hanke. It is especially known for developing the augmented reality mobile games Ingress, Pokémon Go, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Its headquarter is based in San Francisco, California.


Internship Location:

Selected interns will join the software team at Sunnyvale, CA office.

Internship Duration:


Internship Benefits:

This is a very useful internship that will compensate interns through real projects, training, mentorship, workshops, company events, and hand-on experience and many more.

Eligibility Requirements:

Before applying, please make sure you fulfill all the following requirements:

  • Graduating in 2021 or later, with a master’s or Ph.D. degree in computer science or a related field
  • Previous internship experience as a software engineer
  • Excellent coding, problem-solving, and debugging skills, in C++
  • Experience with systems engineering and/or multi-threaded/concurrent programming
  • Proven understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Knowledge of software engineering processes and tools (e.g., programming proficiency in an object-oriented language, algorithms and data structures)

Eligible Country:

This role is eligible for sponsorship under CPT Visa so international students can participate in this internship program.

How to Apply:

Candidates will be asked to fill out an online application form that must include a resume, and cover letter/CV.

Application Deadline:

Applications will remain to be invited until the slot is filled.

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