Progress Announces a New Internship Program for Software Engineers

Progress, the trusted provider of infrastructure software, announced its new 6-month paid internship program for software engineers, open to students majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar. Those interested in applying can do so until May 20, 2022 on the Progress website.

The internship, which will take place from July to December 2022, aims to introduce participants to the entire software development process and the various technical roles involved in it, including software engineers, QA engineers and technical support engineers. Each intern will have the opportunity to work on practical projects related to the market-leading products for developers, Progress Telerik and Progress Kendo UI, as well as learn more about product management and marketing, UI / UX design and others.

“With this program, we want to help the new generation of sotware engineers to acquire practical skills and knowledge about the creation of software products. So far over 90% of our trainees in technical roles have become full-time members of our team. We look forward to meeting new ambitious young people, interested in creating products for millions of developers around the world and motivated to work and grow in the IT industry.”

Alina Gaber, Director, People Team, Progress

The application process includes submitting a CV and a cover letter, solving a practical task and an interview. To help students combine work and study, Progress offers flexible working hours after the start of the academic year. Those who have successfully completed the internship will be offered a job at Progress.

Progress offers a positive work environment with many career opportunities, including an internal career mobility, a mentoring program, a management development program, as well as access to global educational platforms and resources such as Pluralsight and Safari. The company has a modern office equipped with a free daycare center, a 24/7 gym and an entire floor for relaxation and entertainment. Employees have 30 days of paid annual leave, a day off for their birthday, volunteering opportunities and additional social benefits to maintain a work-life balance.

The company has been twice certified as a best employer in Bulgaria by Kincentric, an organization with over 50 years of experience in employee engagement research. Progress has also received many awards for its human capital management, innovative products, corporate social responsibility and others.