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About Intuit Inc. Internship Programs

Intuit is a leading developer of software used for small business accounting (QuickBooks), and consumer tax preparation (TurboTax). It also helps manage personal finances and budgeting with its online Mint service. Customers include individual consumers, accountants, and small businesses; Intuit claims more than 45 million users for its products and services. Other offerings include payroll and payment software for small businesses, financial supplies (paper checks, invoices, deposit slips), and online marketing and communications products. It generates most of its sales in the US.

Intuit offers a number of internship opportunities for college students and graduates in and out of the technology field. The programs allow interns to partner with staff and small teams to get the support they need to make ideas a reality. Interns will thrive in an environment that spurs their inventiveness with programs like Design 4 Delight forums, idea jams, Incubation Weeks and unstructured time.

Successful candidates will be working for one of the most admired and respected businesses in the software industry – the marketplace leader in personal finance, small business, tax and accounting software. They'll experiment and innovate in cloud, platform, web, mobile and SaaS technologies. And they will benefit from some of the best training, development and mentoring around. The internship program helps students build a career, friendships and customer experiences that enrich lives in bold new ways.

Some internship offerings at Intuit have included:

Program Management Intern: Join the Consumer Tax Group as a Program Management Intern where you will manage several small scope projects. Additional duties as assigned.

Experience Design Intern: As part of the team, interns will create gorgeous, original designs for interactive, multi-platform user interfaces; work with multiple teams and stakeholders across the company to create the best solution to a specific problem or opportunity; solve common problems in a way that can be reused effectively across all Intuit products; align visual design work with existing design pattern libraries; and create new design patterns while providing solid design rationale.

DevOps Engineer Intern: The DevOps Engineer Intern will support the instrumentation, automation and ongoing operation of the Services Platform. As a Dev Ops engineer, you will learn and integrate new technologies, and use a large variety of different technologies such as AWS, LAMP, Puppet/Chef, Tomcat, Node.js. You will be involved with creating and maintaining many different processes in an environment where you are constantly learning and solving problems. Interns will have the opportunity to take classes covering a huge breath of knowledge and work/learn from coworkers that have huge knowledge banks. Because Dev ops is one of the few roles where you see a product go from creation to production, you will work closely with your team, people from all other fields, within your product, giving you greater visibility throughout the company. Other responsibilities will include using your knowledge of programming to automate day-day operational tasks, deployments and monitoring tasks for the Services Platform; participating in creating, developing & managing the deployment architecture for the application; implementing monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations and alerts; developing and driving incident management processes, playbooks and stakeholder communication mechanisms; driving root cause analysis (RCA) and risk management processes; and driving ongoing improvements and efficiency in operational practices, tools & processes.


Qualifications to work at Intuit, while similar across the company, differ depending on the internship a candidate is applying for. Most candidates will be judged by their academic performance; case interview performance; research and summer work experience; leadership positions in group activities; writing sample; portfolio reviews and, quite possibly, a background check.

The following are additional requirements based on the position:

Program Management Intern: A candidate must have integrity; a background and demonstrated interest and motivation to work in finance, business operations and technololgy; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated leadership and teamwork capability; effective verbal and written communication; and experience using MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access. Candidates should have effective oral and written communication skills; be highly organized; and possess the ability to function in a highly fluid and matrix environment.

Experience Design Intern: A candidate must be pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or a relevant field; have strong expertise with Adobe Creative Suite; possess an understanding of user interface issues and interaction design; know web and mobile technologies and their impact on the feasibility of a design; have a desire to learn and grow in fast-paced environment; have great communication and collaboration skills; and offer a compelling online portfolio.   

DevOps Engineer Intern: A candidate must have a BS in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience; have 1+ years of experience in the area of computer operations and/or software development with significant experience working and troubleshooting in a production *nix-based customer-facing environment (RHEL preferred); have experience programming in a modern scripting language (Python and/or Ruby preferred.); and have an understanding of Unix OS internals and visualization (VMware) and of Monitoring tools setup and configuration (NewRelic, Splunk etc.) They must also have knowledge of Java applications (Tomcat, node.js).

Intuit Inc. Internship Programs

Intuit, Inc.
Intuit Inc.
2700 Coast Ave
Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: 1 (650) 944-6000
Fax: 1 (650) 944-3699


Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: Varies
Academic Level: College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Business School Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration


Menlo Park, CA
Mountain View, CA
Plano, TX
San Diego, CA