Software Engineer Intern (Diamond Bar, CA - Spring 2019)

Garmin - Diamond Bar, CA3.9

Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.

Forget “special projects” for newbies, our software engineering interns work side-by-side with a mentor, making hands-on contributions to the world’s top-selling GPS navigation and wireless communication products. Our interns learn to develop software in C, C++, Assembly or other selected languages. They also test software, perform software releases, quality assurance activities and performance maintenance activities…all on actual Garmin products. Come on, what are you waiting for? Put your brain to work at Garmin.

We are looking for a full time Software Engineer Intern in our Diamond Bar, CA office. In this role, you'll also be responsible for performing new product design and development and troubleshooting basic issue reports, evaluating technical cause and implementing software solutions. Other essential functions include:

Identifies and resolves defects of basic scope using proper engineering tools and techniques such as debuggers, emulators, simulators, and logic analyzers
Communicates status of work clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor
May be responsible for planning own technical work
Applies design standards and procedures to implement basic designs
Learns how to use and apply engineering tools as needed for this role
Thoroughly documents work in an organized manner
Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment with other Garmin associates to achieve goals

Qualified candidates for this role will have completed coursework in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a field relevant to perform the essential functions of this job description with a minimum cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0. Other requirements include:

Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Must possess relevant experience and/or training in a high level language such as C, C++, C# or Java relevant to Garmin’s business needs
Must possess relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object oriented design methodology relevant to Garmin’s business need
A cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 and previous experience working in a team environment is highly preferred!

As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence. Our associates benefit from these connections in many ways, including through discounts on products and services, opportunities to attend sponsored events, and even help with work-life initiatives, such as pilot certification and adoption assistance.


Job Engineering
Primary LocationUS-CA-Diamond Bar
Organization Consumer Engineering
Schedule Full-time
Job Class Non-exempt