Summer 2019 Software Engineering Intern, (Masters/Graduate)

Ref#: 32724
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,,, GameSpot,, and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
If you are a highly motivated, self-starter who enjoys tackling technical and business challenges this internship is for you. You will work under the supervision of one of our engineering leaders and also be assigned a mentor for the summer. You will become part of a team of people that are all gadget junkies, gamers, musicians, couch potatoes and/or film buffs that are very passionate about the information our sites provide and understand what the user wants to see. We are very focused on getting the user what they wants as fast as possible. 

Role Responsibilities:
  • The software engineering intern will have several potential projects that the intern could choose from:
    • Social Media Project that merges CAN media apis with apis from an external social media platform (ex: facebook, twitter, etc)
    • Application Monitoring Project that involves creating a back-end tool (ui, middleware and back-end development) to report application performance and status in real-time
    • Video Distribution Project that involves adding to our existing distribution endpoints to expand our feature set
  • Experience developing software with PHP, mySQL and JAVA
  • Knowledge of web development techniques using HTML, CSS, and Javascript 
  • Previous exposure to structured Software Development Lifecycle processes and procedures 
  • Technical analytical, debugging and problem-solving skills 
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and techniques 
  • Solid organizational, time management, and prioritization skills 
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with team members 
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills 
  • Currently working towards a Graduate/Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related software engineering field 

Additional Requirements:
  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university 
  • Student must be currently enrolled in a Graduate/Masters Level Program
  • Must be at least 18 years old
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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