Software Engineer Intern - Cambridge - 2023

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Software Engineer Intern - Cambridge - 2023

  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

What We're Looking For

You are a curious University intern who enjoys learning how things work and collaborating with others to solve complex problems. You want to work on projects that will have a direct and long-term impact on both external and internal customers. You have a passion for technology and a proactive, positive attitude. In addition to your great written and vocal communication abilities, you have a strong drive to learn and develop. You have a good understanding of the software development life cycle process, computer science fundamentals, operating systems, computer networking, and are proficient in one or more object-oriented programming languages (C, C++, Java).

What You’re Looking For

You want the opportunity to work on diverse products and projects while applying classroom knowledge to real world problems. You want to develop a network of contacts and mentors through other interns and employees so that you can gain experience and impact the future of work. You want to spend your summer attending fun, social events where you can connect with peers, build community, network, learn about Citrix culture, and interact with leadership/executives.

Our internships provide opportunities to participate in the software engineering process of a major, worldwide software company defining the future of work with both open and closed-source projects at its core. Agile teams at Citrix are powering digital transformation for business to thrive in the cloud era, embracing mobile users, personal devices, wireless access, app stores, SaaS, and cloud infrastructure.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program at an accredited institution.
  • Foundational understanding of Computer Science.
  • Knowledgeable of the Software Development Life cycle.
  • Programming experience in C, C++, or Java.
  • Accepting applications for both summer internships or year-long placements


Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:

Software Development


What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

At this time, we are requiring personnel entering a Citrix office, traveling for business or attending a Citrix event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you choose to remain unvaccinated based on a specific medical need or a sincerely held religious belief and need to access our offices, Citrix will work with you to provide you with reasonable accommodation where possible. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

By applying, you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

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