Internship Program

As a leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor intellectual property (IP), Synopsys offers Internship opportunities to make a significant difference within the walls of our billion-dollar company and upon the world as a whole. It all starts with a culture built on integrity and a commitment to help semiconductor and electronics companies around the world accelerate their innovation.

Who qualifies as an Intern?
Undergraduate or graduate students (Masters or PhD) who are enrolled on at least a half-time basis at an accredited college or university, or who have graduated within six (6) months of the internship opportunity. Typically, a student should have achieved sophomore status before being considered for an assignment.

A student may be required to provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university program upon request prior to employment. Candidates currently on student visas, (F-1, J or Practical Training), are also encouraged to apply.

Where are Internships located?
Internship opportunities are offered throughout many Synopsys offices worldwide. Available locations include, but are not limited to, Mountain View, CA; Hillsboro, OR; Bangalore, India; Asia-Pac; and various locations in Europe.

What opportunities are offered?
Students may find opportunities in Infrastructure areas such as Information Technology, Enterprise Information Systems, Finance, Legal, Marketing or Human Resources. Research and Development opportunities can be found in the areas of Software Engineering, IP, Verification, Test, Timing, Synthesis, Design for Manufacturing, FPGA or Mixed Signal/Analog.

How long is an Internship?
Average duration of an Internship is three (3) months. Synopsys offers Internship opportunities throughout the year, with most positions available in the summer.

What benefits do Interns receive?

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday pay
  • Real world work experience and research opportunities
  • Exposure to EDA and semiconductor IP technology
  • Opportunity to work with engineering and business experts

How do I find and apply for an Internship?
Please visit our Careers page to access a database that is searchable by type and location. Internships can be found in the Functional Areas under the heading "Intern".

What is the Synopsys University Program?
The Synopsys Worldwide University Program has been providing technology, tools, and resources for teaching and academic research since 1986. By offering industry-leading EDA and semiconductor IP technology at discounted prices to universities worldwide, Synopsys is ensuring that our customers and the industry are fully prepared to meet the design challenges of the future. Please visit the University Program page for more information.