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Software Engineer Intern, Core - Summer 2022

Emeryville, California, United States

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Job ID R-03137 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Dec. 01, 2021

Job Summary:


  • Experience in C++ engineering
  • Attention to detail and code quality
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux, 3D graphics interaction techniques, and 3D applications (Maya, Houdini, Katana)
  • Experience with modern GPU and HPC technologies is a plus


  • You are at least a junior in college working towards a BS, MS or PhD; if you have already graduated but are within the first year since your graduation at the start of the internship, you are also eligible to apply
  • Submit a short personal statement (200 words or less) explaining your interest in software development at Pixar
  • You are available to work full-time for 12 consecutive weeks between May – Sept
  • Please Note: this opportunity may be a remote internship rather than onsite at Pixar. A determination will be made Spring 2022.

Visa Sponsorship:

  • Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor student / intern visas at this time. You must already possess the legal right to work in the United State to be eligible for this opportunity

Submission Process and Application Materials:

  • Attach a single PDF containing your cover letter, resume and short personal statement explaining your interest in working in core software development at Pixar.
  • Due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to provide feedback nor are we able to respond to requests for application status. You will be notified when there is an update on your application.
  • In submitting your application, you are agreeing to the terms of our Submission Release Form. Without this, we are unable to consider your application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Sunday, February 13, 2022

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