As a software engineer intern, you're part of the team. You will learn alongside a team of experts on how to build commercial software for real-time distributed systems demanding extreme performance and scalability.

The RTI Connext software enables 100s and 1000s of applications and devices to exchange data in a timely and reliable way. Our software features direct peer-to-peer connections, reliable multicast, automated application discovery, and unique, contractual quality-of-service control. 

RTI leads the world market for software that connects AI to real-world devices. Our software runs the largest power plants on the continent, connects perception to control in over 200 autonomous vehicles, drives the new generation of medical robotics, controls hyperloop and flying cars, and provides 24x7 medical intelligence to hospital patients and emergency victims. We are the best positioned small company in the world to create the very real future of intelligent, distributed systems.

Our diverse and global workforce believes in working hard and enjoying the journey.  We recognize employees for their achievements, offer great opportunities for career growth and development, and provide the tools they need to succeed. We also offer great benefits and flexibility.  We commit to making your life as satisfying as your career. And, RTI’s team is unmatched; our collaborative, transparent, and creative culture truly sets us apart from the rest.

We solve some of the greatest challenges in technology.  We combine artificial intelligence with real-world distributed systems; today’s two most important trends.  Our mission is to transform industries: automotive, medical, power, defense, and control. Our core values emphasize excellence, teamwork, and your potential.  Few small companies can truly claim to make the world run better like RTI.  Come help make a real difference.


You must be able to work on a full-time basis during the Summer of 2020 (6-8 weeks). Interns will work on projects related to RTI Connext. The projects vary in scope and requirements. You will work closely with a mentor for the entire lifecycle of a software engineering project that will be used either internally at RTI or by RTI’s customers. At the end of the summer, you will have the chance to present your work to the Research and Development department.

It is our goal to provide you with a valuable and worthwhile internship experience you can be proud of.


  • Strong software development skills in C/C++
  • Knowledge of scripting languages desirable (Perl/Python/Shell Scripting)
  • Knowledge of network and system programming
  • Junior or Senior class level, Graduate students preferred

About RTI

We have a collaborative and inclusive environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers. Our culture embraces transparency, learning, and fun. We offer an attractive compensation package consisting of competitive salary, benefits, vacation bonuses, and equity participation.

RTI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.




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