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IT Software Engineer Internship

Date Posted
April 11, 2019
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About Us
Civil Air Patrol is comprised of nearly 61,000 adult volunteers and cadets, from ages 12 – 100, in career fields as diverse as mechanics, doctors, plumbers, executives, teachers and retirees. Our members embody our core values of integrity, volunteerism, excellence and respect. They are your neighbors, your co-workers, and are patriots volunteering their time and resources supporting America's communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development and promotion of air, space and cyber power. Our cadets have an opportunity to explore careers and job shadowing, and demonstrate interest in aerospace, cyber, aviation and military service. Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach impacts the lives of more than 350,000 students nationwide. When disaster strikes, our emergency services and operations volunteers are there, conducting search and rescue, homeland security, humanitarian other disaster response services.

The Civil Air Patrol Information Technology Team supports the great work of our volunteers with operational technologies designed to assist them in their valuable mission. We are currently searching for multiple Software Engineering candidates to add to our growing IT team. We value the pursuit of learning, collaboration, problem solving, and take pride in our focus on work/life balance.

Internship Description
Company seeks an intern with experience in software design, coding and debugging. The intern will gain exciting real-world software engineering experience focused on developing best practices at a dynamic nonprofit organization.  

Work involves collaborating with an assigned Technical Coach as well as the larger Information Team and applying best practice solutions to meet end user requirements. The ideal intern for this environment will be an enthusiastic learner who is focused on collaboration.


  • Develop or Maintain applications (coding, programming)

  • Document and test new or existing software applications

  • Assess new application ideas


  • Major in Computer Science/Network Engineering, Engineering, or Mathematics; preferably rising Junior or Senior

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Ability to work well in teams

  • Experience in one or more programming languages

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


  • Real world experience with a wide variety of software engineering tasks, Microsoft tool suite and Azure cloud services

  • Close collaboration with highly skilled team of software engineers; receive one-on-one mentoring regarding application development best practices

  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with seasoned professionals across both technical and functional teams

  • Access to training tools for self-development

  • Opportunity to participate in company meetings

  • Flexible schedule for students

  • Compensation available

  • Accepted students will have access to a no-cost, large fitness facility

To apply, visit our website at to complete and submit our required online employment application. A resume may be submitted in addition to a completed employment application by emailing to  or faxing to 334-953-9906. This position does not offer a relocation package.  Salary: $23 an hour with flexible work schedule. Must be eligible to work in the Unites States for this position.  Closing date: 5 May 2019. No phone calls please. EOE


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