Internships at Pega
Ready to shake things up? Good. Because as a Pega intern you won’t just do busywork. (We’ve got bots for that.) You’ll gain experience that matters.
Why intern at Pega?
Change the way the world builds software
Work on real projects with real leaders in tech. Projects that revolutionize how the world’s biggest brands do business and impact millions (yes, millions) of Pega software users worldwide. We believe great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, and we’ll help you develop your skills and your voice as a key contributor to our global team.
Jump-start your career in tech
Cubicle life? Not for you. You’ll be too busy getting out there and making new connections. Get facetime with Pega executives, gain kick @$$ experiences for your resume while earning competitive pay, and build toward your future with free certifications in our technology. And with offices all over the world, you’ll have opportunities to make things happen on a global scale.
Make some office BFFs
Passionate. Geeky. Creative. We’re a fun, collaborative bunch who know how to roll up our sleeves and get stuff done. But we also love to spend time together outside the office at BBQs, volunteer outings, and other community-building events. You won’t just meet colleagues. You’ll gain friends for life.
Take part in an award-winning program
Our Global Internship Program has been recognized for the 4th year in a row! We are proud to be named a Top 100 Internship Program, a Top 20 Software Engineering & Development Program, and a Top 15 Best Tech and Engineering Internship by Vault for 2023! We were also recognized as a Top 100 Internship Program by WayUp in 2019 and 2020.
Hear from our global interns
Curious what a day in the life of a Pega intern is like? Learn what our interns had to say about their #PegaInterns experience.
“I got to participate in an intern project where I was able to interact and collaborate with other Pega interns from around the world.”
“I felt that the work I was doing was impactful for the day-to-day operations of my team. I’m grateful that I could contribute in a meaningful manner instead of simply observing.”
“I encourage students to apply for an internship at Pega because of the opportunity to use a lot of new technologies like AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud, and more. They’re super useful skills and are becoming a new standard.”
Help enhance the Pega employee experience and attract top talent.
Come up with solutions to real financial challenges.
Examine the effects of business decisions and processes.
Build brand visibility and attract new clients, partners, and talent.
Build innovative web solutions and reach millions of users.
Be at the foundation of driving technical solutions to big business problems.
Put your dual passions for coding and UX to work.
Drive the Pega software development process from start to finish.
Create user-focused content that explains complex concepts and processes clearly.
Support and motivate teams to keep key Pega projects moving forward.
NA: Internships are usually 3-6 months long. Start and end times can vary by internship cycle — check with your recruiter regarding your precise start and end dates.
EMEA: It depends on the country of the internship but usually it is 3, 6 or 12 months.
Yes, all applications are assessed for all open internship opportunities. If we feel your skills align with a role other than the one to which you applied, we’ll reach out to you.
Yes, most Pega internships are paid with some exceptions based on academic programs’ requirements.
International students with appropriate work authorization are eligible for an internship with Pega. However, we do not provide sponsorship.
For tax purposes, you must be physically living in the same country where you are completing your internship for the duration of the program.
If you apply to a role posted on Pega.com, you’ll have the ability to check your application status through the applicant portal.
For most of our openings, we accept applications on a rolling basis, and we encourage you to apply sooner rather than later as roles tend to fill up quickly!
First impressions are everything! To make the biggest impact in your interviews, we suggest browsing Pega.com, reviewing the job description(s) and role expectations, and preparing a list of questions to ask the hiring team. Visit our social media channels to learn about #LifeAtPega and learn interesting facts about our business.
We hire interns in The United States, India, Poland, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain and The United Kingdom.
All of our full-time opportunities that are posted on Pega.com are for immediate hire. Please keep an eye on our website and apply for opportunities that align with your background no more than two months before your desired start date.
Aside from an invaluable, hands-on learning experience as part of an award-winning internship program, interns receive Pega swag, commuter benefits (based on location), access to thousands of professional trainings, opportunity to gain Pega certifications at no cost, and ways to engage in social and volunteer events.
We do not offer housing or relocation assistance for interns. We are happy to provide relocation guides and additional resources that will help you identify and secure affordable housing in and around our office locations.
Any student who is actively enrolled in an academic program can apply to our internships.
While it is our goal to be able to present our interns with full-time offers after their successful completion of an internship, it is not guaranteed.
Yes! We love welcoming back returning Interns into the same or different roles as long as you are still actively enrolled in an academic program.
Spring 2023 Career Fairs
February 2, 2023Boston University
Boston University Engineering and Biotech Career Fair
February 3-5, 2023Brandeis University
Brandeis University - Deishacks
February 28, 2023UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst Engineering Career Fair