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Software Engineer, Intern


Role description

The opportunity

At Unity, you’ll make a difference. In a collaborative, fast-growing environment, we’re democratizing development, solving hard problems, and enabling the success of our community.

Your desire to make the world a better place will be at the forefront of the real-time revolution, as we build exciting technological advancements in entertainment, film, retail, sales, and other industries – all made possible by the Unity Engine, the most widely used 3D development platform in the world.

We are looking for Software Engineering Interns to join our highly dynamic teams across the UK. Our interns own projects that develop tools, maintain new features, and identify innovative solutions for creators to build rich and interactive content. Opportunities span a wide range of areas, including monetization, cloud services, AI, engine support, platforms, and more!

What to expect from your internship at Unity

In addition to working on an impactful project, you will have the opportunity to engage with colleagues for both personal and professional development, expand your network, and participate in activities with fellow interns throughout your internship.

Duration: 11 months, beginning July 24, 2023

Mentorship: You will work simultaneously with a manager and a mentor to help you refine and develop your skills

Impact: Our interns work right alongside full time team members on projects that have a lasting impact on our products and services

Networking & Development: Learning activities, networking opportunities, and social events take place throughout the year to enrich your experience

What you’ll be doing

  • Joining one of our professional engineering teams
  • Working alongside, and learning from, knowledgable colleagues across Unity
  • Developing new product features and maintaining existing functionality
  • Collaborating with teammates to ensure high-quality product delivery that brings the best experience to our users

What we’re looking for

  • Currently in your second year of University in the UK, pursuing a Bachelor's degree within a related field
  • Good knowledge and experience with at least one programming language: C#, C++, Java, Kotlin, Go, SQL, Python, HTML
  • Basic understanding of data science and OOP concepts
  • Experience and comfort working in teams, in both virtual and in-person environments
  • Intellectual curiosity with a desire to learn and distil new information quickly

You might also have

  • Experience using Unity or other 3d engines
  • Experience deploying and launching software to production for real users

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit 

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please fill out this form to let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Country: Scotland

Date found: 2023-01-04

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