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Intel Application Engineer Intern in Helena, Montana

Job Description

The Barefoot Switch Division (BXD) at Intel Corporation is seeking highly motivated students to join the BXD in our Network and Edge Group (NEX) as an Intern. We're a vibrant team which helps drive Intel's programmable switching technology and products to position Tofino as the switching platform of choice and for the Cloud, Data Center, Enterprise, and Telco network deployments.


As an Intern on our Customer Engineering team, you will be responsible for research, development, or test of a component of our system, based on your experience and interest. You will pair up with a team member to identify and develop an execution plan for your project.

This internship is for 12 months.


You must possess minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum requirements

The candidate must be pursuing a master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.

6 months experience in:

  • Programming in C+- Python scripting

  • Working in a Linux/Unix environment

Preferred requirements

Enrolled in a PhD program in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering

6+ months experience in:

  • L2/L3 networking protocols

  • Course projects relating to backend compiler development

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:$52,000.00-$147,000.00

Working Model

This role is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.