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Qualcomm | San Diego, CA
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Software Engineering Internships

Headquartered in San Diego, Qualcomm develops, manufactures, markets, licenses, and operates advanced 4G & 5G communications systems and products based on its proprietary digital wireless technologies. To ensure that the entire wireless industry is inspired and continues to evolve, innovate and experience success, Qualcomm develops its technologies and solutions for the purpose of enabling key participants in the wireless value chain.

Qualcomm has over a hundred of software engineering internships available. As a software engineering intern, you will work with a team of software engineers to develop, implement and maintain software for the most complex wireless devices within the Mobile, IoT, and Automotive industry. With a degree in computer science or engineering, you may be placed in a position anywhere on the Software Development Life Cycle of one of Qualcomm numerous wireless software technologies.

Potential internship opportunities:

Design and develop embedded, real-time OS

System-level integration issues

Design and Integrate new features

Integration and test platforms

Tools and automation

Develop and execute test scenarios

Android Architecture

Linux OS Development

Linux Kernel/Device Driver Development


Modem Software: Air interfaces/Data Services/Multimode

OS: Android, Linux, Windows, Chrome, Native Platforms (RIM)

Multimedia: Video, Display, Audio, Graphic, Core Power, Camera

LTE (Long-Term-Evolution), 4G/5G NR

L2/L3 Protocols

CoreBSP (Board Support Package): Drivers, Peripherals, Products, OS


Relevant skills include embedded systems, C/C++, experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl and experience with Linux/UNIX, Linux Drivers, Linux Kernel, Mobile SW development in Windows Mobile, Android, design patterns, wireless network protocols such as TCP/IP, SIP, and familiarity with real-time operating systems.

Intern Benefits:

Full relocation services (travel, shipping)

Housing (Pre-selected, fully furnished, shared 2-bedroom luxury apartment, including utilities & maid service)

Transportation Allowance (if applicable)

Competitive Pay

Intern Program Experience (Local activities, Executive Speaker Series, intern-wide hackathon, networking, professional development, tech talks, mentorship programs, surf lessons)

About Qualcomm

QUALCOMM Incorporated, incorporated in 1985, designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services based on its code division multiple access (CDMA) technology and other technologies. The Company operates through four segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); Qualcomm Wireless & Internet (QWI), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). QCT is a developer and supplier of integrated circuits and system software for wireless voice and data communications, multimedia functions and global positioning. QTL grants licenses to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which includes certain patent rights essential to and/or useful in the manufacture and sale of CDMA products. In December 2007, the Company acquired San SoftMax Inc. In March 2008, the Company acquired Xiam Technologies Limited (Xiam), an Ireland-based provider of wireless content targeting solutions.