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The future of technology depends on an abundant flow of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students with the skills and experience to solve big challenges.
Exelaration addresses the STEM skills shortage by connecting young people of varied backgrounds with the technology workforce through their award-winning internship. The Exelaration Center, located at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, invites the next generation of technologists to grow their software development skills and get to know prospective employers.
Students gain hands-on experience and expand their skillsets under the mentorship of Exelaration’s expert technologists. Their high-achieving students from the region’s universities not only enhance Exelaration’s client delivery teams’ capabilities, they also help deliver high-quality technology solutions at a lower cost.
Minimum academic requirements include a high school diploma, a current and sustained 3.0 or higher GPA and enrollment at a university where we are located.
Candidates should have no more than 15 credit hours of coursework.
Students accepted into the program are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.
The program accepts students as early as freshman year and as late as senior year.
Minimum age is 16 years old.
There is no requirement for a driver’s license. Exelaration Centers are located on campus to take advantage of campus transportation options or walk/bike-ability.
Typical candidates are computer science, engineering and/or business information technology majors but all technology-related majors are welcome if there is a passion for software development.
Key traits for a successful candidate include a passion for people and problem-solving as well as excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Candidates should have completed some programming coursework or have equivalent experience/exposure on their own.
Exelaration requires a permanent right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
Exelaration seeks to hire diverse candidates and encourages all eligible candidates to apply.
Why Intern Here
We Are Exelaration
When we founded Exelaration more than a decade ago, we knew our novel approach would disrupt the world of early technology careers. For our team, the magic moment is when a new client recognizes the awesome power of our model. Here’s how it happens: they see a best-practice, top-talent engineering team delivering world-class software – at lower cost – while simultaneously training the next generation of software developers.
2000 Kraft Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Number of Interns: Varies
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors
Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.00-3.49