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Software Engineer Intern- OrangeWorks (Fall Semester) (163091)

USA - Virtual

  • Date Posted: Apr 18, 2022
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:

The OrangeWorks internship is a part time opportunity for students interested in furthering their skills in software development. This internship will allow students to learn the fundamentals of full stack development while conducting research and building a prototype to help solve a given business problem.

 The OrangeWorks internship is not your typical intern program, we take business challenges from across the Home Depot and ask you to create the solution by exploring how newer or emerging technologies can help move our business forward. You will not only be coding your prototype but you will also learn about design thinking and be able to practice your presentation skills through sharing your work with your stakeholders.

 Students interested in the OrangeWorks program must consider the following details to determine if this program is the right fit for you:

  • Fall semester dates: August 29-December 16, 2022
  • Hours: Must be able to commit to 15 hours per week, those hours are to be logged Monday-Friday between 9am-5pm est
  • We are looking for students who are interested in a future career in software engineering
  • Most of the work canbe done virtually


10% - Planning & Analysis:
  • Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions
  • Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments
70% - Delivery & Support:
  • Collaborates and pairs with other product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
  • Works under the direction of a more senior engineer to build a well-rounded skillset
  • Configures commercial off the shelf solutions to align with evolving business needs
  • Creates automation scripts for both infrastructure and test cases
20% - Learning:
  • Participates in learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
  • Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
  • Reviews and discusses code from more senior engineers to understand best practices and design patterns
  • Increases business acumen by learning about other parts of the business
Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
  • Experience in an object oriented programming language
Education Required:

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Physical Requirements:
  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
0-1 years of relevant work experience
  • Interest in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team
  • Exposure to a web-front-end technology and framework such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, ReactJS, and Jquery
  • Exposure to version control systems (preferably Git)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.