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Software Engineer, Intern



Software Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 14 million students worldwide, is seeking Software Engineer Interns who have a passion for technology and education. The IXL Engineering team is responsible for designing and creating the code that powers our amazing products.

As a Software Engineer Intern, you’ll be involved in all aspects of the development process – including design, coding, testing, debugging, and tuning. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions, and we are eager to have you join our team.


The technologies that we use include Linux, Apache, Python, Java, JavaScript, React, Redux, Swift, Kotlin, Sass, Highcharts, Git, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Redis, Kafka, and AWS.


  • Students in their third year of undergrad or students pursuing an advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • A solid grasp of general programming principles
  • Excellent programming skills in Java or other object-oriented language
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a wide variety of teams
  • Knowledge of Java, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, source control is a plus
  • Passion for improving education through technology


IXL Learning is the country's largest edtech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.