Interns kick-start careers here in a technical environment that encourages creativity—because we know that our innovation depends on your new ideas. Investing in the next generation is important to us, and you’ll find that our teams are enthusiastic about working with you. In addition to gaining hands-on experience in your chosen field, you’ll learn both the professional and interpersonal skills you’ll need wherever your future takes you.

What to Expect

As an intern, you’d be working on impactful projects and teams that are changing the way we work and play. Autonomous cars. AI. The cloud. 5G. Machine learning. The Internet of Things. We’re powering it all, with the world’s most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. And on Day 2, you could be working on the next release.

What it's Like

Working alongside industry experts, our interns get to learn new skills, make valuable connections, and solve real-life problems for our customers. We’re big believers in hearing diverse points of view—so feel free to speak up. We respect the unique talents and perspectives that you bring with you.

What Interns Say

If you want to make a difference, you can make it here. Interns tell us they love our culture, which is built on integrity and innovation. It’s all about the balance, as we learn together, challenge each other, and have fun together. Everyone here is passionate about what our technology is making possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies as an intern?

Undergraduate or graduate students (Masters or PhD) who are enrolled at least part time at an accredited college or university are qualified for internships at Synopsys. Typically, interns have reached at least their third year or achieved junior status in an undergraduate program or equivalent before being considered.

Where are internships located?

Internship opportunities are offered in many Synopsys offices worldwide. We have various offices in North America, Europe, Asia-Pac, Japan, and South Asia.

What positions are available?

Engineering students may find opportunities in the areas of Application Security, Design Verification, Compiler Development, IC Design, FPGA/AMSG, Static Analysis, Machine Learning, Digital Design, and Full Stack Development. Our Infrastructure groups may offer opportunities in areas such as Information Technology, Enterprise Information Systems, Finance, Legal, Marketing, and Human Resources.

How long is an internship?

The duration of the internship will vary based on the location of the team and business need. Those details should be included in the internship description.

What benefits do interns receive?

Interns can expect to receive the following for their work at Synopsys:

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday pay
  • Real world work experience and research opportunities
  • Exposure to EDA, semiconductor IP, and software security technologies
  • Opportunity to work with engineering and business experts, Synopsys executives, and community leaders

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