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Program Description

  • *Serco follows all CDC state and local COVID-19 recommendations. To accommodate, this internship will be 100% virtual and will not include any on-site visits to Serco locations.**

Serco’s Training and Experience Program (STEP) is designed to provide undergraduate university and college students paid accredited internship opportunities to gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. STEP emphasizes developing the workforce of the future. Our goal is to help you build a career roadmap that provides you with challenging and rewarding learning experiences with Serco.

Serco offers internship opportunities across the following three career tracks: Business, Technical, and Engineering. Our 2021 internship opportunities are available throughout the U.S. and Canada and begin on May 25th and conclude on August 13th, with 1 week off July 5th – 9th. You will work with your manager to identify the best working schedule for... you – working no more than an average of 36 hours a week with the added perk of half-days on Fridays.

In addition to gaining hands-on experience, you will attend training sessions taught by skilled leaders in our company which provides training to better prepare you for a full-time career. These training sessions range from finance, personality in the workplace, presentation skills, resume building, and more. In addition, we believe great ideas come from all levels of the company! Because of that, each year we challenge our interns to work in diverse teams to develop, propose and execute on a project that improves our ways of working. Throughout this project you will work with Senior Sponsors and meet with members of our Executive Team.

Position Description

As a Software Engineering Intern, you will support our Maritime Engineering, Technology & Sustainment (METS) Business Unit which is responsible for industry-leading capabilities in naval ship and submarine design, systems and engineering services, and production support, logistics and in-service sustainment. This complements Serco’s other engineering capabilities in shipboard, shore and systems installation and upgrade services to the Navy.

You will join a team that is responsible for design, prototyping, and testing on various contracts for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, US Navy, and other customers. In your role, you will help to maintain and add features to software used for sharing information within the maritime community as well as software for machinery control. This is an exciting and rewarding internship opportunity on a highly engaged and collaborative team.

Roles and Responsibilities - Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications.- Support and install software applications. - Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. - Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a software development environment.- Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.- Under general supervision, develops, operates and maintains moderately complex technology systems. Participate in the integration of processes and methodologies to ensure the performance of the total system.- Support senior technical personnel and project managers in various technical activities related to system and technical product development.


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. - Preferred fields of study: Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field of study.- Ideal candidates are rising juniors, seniors, or Spring 2021 graduates.- Experience working with Windows/Linux preferred. - Experience with general software development, debugging, and analysis tools including Matlab and C++ preferred.- Proficient in Microsoft Office.- Self-motivated with a strong work initiative and attention to detail. - Strong customer service, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.- Demonstrated experience collaborating in a team environment.- Passion for learning with a wide degree of creativity and curiosity.
    Company Overview
    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets

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