Learn About the Internship Opportunities at Apple

People walk past Apple's Fifth Avenue store on Earth Day in Midtown Manhattan on April 22, 2014 in New York City. The store is one of at least 120 Apple stores currently.

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Apple Computers, Inc. was founded in 1976, by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Wozniak was the engineering genius behind Apple, while Jobs was more the visionary. The Apple I and subsequent Apple II delineated the next generation of personal computers with innovations like a color graphics display and desktop publishing.

Interns at Apple Computers have a tremendous opportunity to work with products that, in many cases, are driving today’s technology. With hardware like the iPhone, the iPad, and the MacBook Air and services like the App Store and Apple Music, Apple is redefining how people work and play. The iPhone started a revolution in cellular communication and mobile computing with features like a multi-touch screen, Siri voice recognition, retina display, an 8-megapixel camera, and a wide variety of other breakthroughs.

Apple's Rating

Apple placed third, behind only Google and Disney, on the 2012 Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 50 Places to Work. They also placed high in the Top Ten in both 2010 and 2011. According to Glassdoor.com, Apple rates a four out of five as a great place to work by its’ employees and the CEO, Tim Cook, gets a 91% Approval Rating. At Apple, interns average over $30 per hour, with positions ranging from Software and Hardware Engineers to Product Designers to Sales & Marketing positions.

Internships at Apple

At Apple Computers interns play an important role as part of the team, whether that be in a technical, sales, or marketing position. Internships can be for a summer or can be part of a co-op experience during the academic year. As part of their internship experience, interns are asked to work on critical projects and their talents and creativity are valued by Apple. Apple also uses internships as a testing ground for future employees and successful interns are one step closer to landing a full-time job after graduation.

You might help engineer the next iPad or iPhone, develop the next generation of Mac OS X, assist in the creation of the marketing materials for a key product launch, help create the next new product, or even travel internationally to help open a new store. Interns at Apple work both domestically as well as internationally on a wide variety of projects.


Apple has offices in Cupertino, Sacramento, and San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; and other locations around the world.

Seeking a CS/CE/EE student for an internship to develop applications that support iPhone, iPad, and iPod product development. In this position, you will develop Cocoa applications for both iOS and Mac OS X that solve a wide range of problems for both software and hardware engineers. This intern/co-op position is available for both the fall and spring semesters.


The intern should have SW development experience including:

  • Intractive-C / Cocoa development experience for Mac OS X and iOS
  • Excellent communication skills (able to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience)
  • Hands-on, pro-active, self-motivated developer with strong initiative
  • Desire to succeed in a challenging environment.