Internship Overview

Ranked 10th Best Workplaces and one of Ireland Best Workplaces in Tech 2021.

At Guidewire, a combination of good working conditions, an excellent market opportunity, a rational and meritocratic company culture, quality software products, and a long history of careful hiring have allowed us to create an enviable work environment.

We live by our core values every day.

At Guidewire, we value people at every stage of their career and try to minimize those barriers to collaboration. It is reflected in how we communicate with each other company-wide and on projects. Every developer and consultant bring something to the table whether in the early years or after a long and successful progression. We strive for integrity in all that we do: truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other.

We prize clear, rational, and collaborative communication on our projects that is plainly based on logic, total commitment to quality, and making decisions based on factual evidence. You would be working on a team that is comprised of professional equals with a minimum of hierarchy. We don’t place high importance on titles; it’s all about what you do.

What you will be doing as an intern?

Guidewire is offering a 6-month internship program from February through July 2022, this program is designed to give active undergraduate college students, or those registered in a masters’ program, an opportunity to work in a real-world business environment. Learn how to interact with customers, solving complex problems, and help create software that is used by some of the largest Insurance companies in the world.

You will become part of our Dublin EMEA HQ, where you will have a technical role in both our Delivery Services team and our Product Development team. The Delivery Services team works directly with customers to understand and customize solutions that best suit their needs. The Product Development teams build our next generation of Cloud-based solutions using cutting-edge technology and Agile teams.

Every team in Guidewire lives by an Agile methodology: we do iterative development, break features into stories, work in priority order, encourage pair programming, and more. Our focus is to make the highest quality software for our customers and deliver it on time. We spend a significant amount of time focusing on software development as a craft. If you intern here, you will collaborate with customers, developers, testers, product managers, and writers while learning what it means to be a professional software developer.

Intern Requirements:

Our hiring is as methodical, rational, and measured as our development standards…

  • Penultimate year of study in a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Computer Science or equivalent course
  • Enthusiasm to learn and support others in your team
  • Understanding of programming skills and grounding in Java, C# or C++
  • Awareness of object-oriented design principles
  • Some Software development lifecycle exposure (Agile) preferred
  • Some understanding of JavaScript is a bonus

Other types of things that we like to nurture

  • Curiosity based on a genuine love of technology and solving tough technical problems
  • Accountability based on a desire to do what is expected with the support of mentoring and guidance
  • Kindness and respect for your fellow teammates

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.