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Software Engineering Part Time Intern - Undergrad


Software Engineer Internship

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Become a Superhero-In-Training

Proofpoint is a leader in enterprise security. We are committed to delivering enterprise social media security and compliance solutions.

Join a group of highly experienced technology, market, and business professionals who believe the Social Web is a critical evolution of the Web as a communication and interaction channel for businesses.

As an intern at Proofpoint, you’ll be on the cutting edge helping large companies protect their brand on social media. You will get practical experience with a number of common workplace tools as well as hands-on experience with how brands use social media, how our content classifiers work, even work on projects with our engineering, product management and marketing teams. You will be mentored throughout your internship, and we will work with you to document all of your new skills and successful projects.

Your Current Super-Skills

  • Experience in programming JAVA
  • Experience working on a Linux system
  • Working knowledge of social media with experience using the main social platforms (e.g., Facebook and Twitter)
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as on your own (with direction)
  • Self-starter. Should be able to work with minimal supervision, but know when to ask for help
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and accept feedback

Your Superhero Profile

You have the ability and interest in working part time (30 hours/week at maximum) onsite in our Austin, TX office . You are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree , and are successfully maintaining an above average GPA, preferably 3.0 or higher. This internship is scheduled to begin immediately and end on approximately August 28, 2020.

Launch your #LifeAtPFPT

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. Our interns are highly valued, and we strive to ensure all interns are provided with a meaningful work experience, as well as projects that are relevant to our interns’ interests. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!