October is the best month to apply for summer software engineering internships at top startups. Here are 8 that are open now. – Markets Insider

October is the best month to apply for summer software engineering internships at top startups. Here are 8 that are open now. – Markets Insider

Riot Games offers to fly its interns into its office in Los Angeles, California.

  • Startup internships for software engineers can be the best way to find a full-time job.
  • They’re also known for amazing perks, from high hourly pay to free swag.
  • Here are the top eight highest-paying engineering internships at startups that are open now.
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Software engineering interns are doing more than getting coffee and sitting quietly in meetings these days. At high-valued startups, these interns are getting paid well above minimum wage and get lots of perks, like corporate housing, company swag, or the ability to work remotely.

Several of these internships are viewed more like test runs for full-time engineering positions, especially at startups where there’s more freedom to experiment with new ideas.

For those looking to get their feet in the door at one of these startups, levels.fyi shared with Insider their crowdsourced list of the highest paying software engineering internships that are still open for the summer of 2022. According to levels.fyi, many companies hit their quotas for summer interns by December.

Here’s a list of eight top paying software engineering internships at startups that are accepting applications now, along with other perks they offer.

Company Name/Location: Internship Salary: Extra Perks:

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA

$58.66/hr Fully remote internship with a $3,000 lump sum work-from-home stipend; $25/month Riot play fund to spend on games, plus a trip to LA office with flight & hotel covered

Stripe

New York, NY

$58/hr Not remote, but offers corporate housing or $2,000/month for housing in New York City; flights to and from office are reimbursed; commuting stipend for transportation, insurance (health, vision, dental); 3 meals a day, plus a wellness package

Instabase

Menlo Park, CA

$53.08/hr $2,000/month housing stipend

Gem

San Francisco, CA

$52/hr Corporate housing provided, plus free meals at the office

Duolingo

Pittsburgh, PA

$47/hr $1,000/month for housing

Anduril

Irvine, CA

$43.75/hr Corporate housing and transportation provided

Vanguard

Malvern, PA

$37/hr Corporate housing provided

Mathworks

Natick, MA

$35/hr $2,000 bonus for relocating

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