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There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, we are hosting interns based in the following countries remotely (Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, France)

We’re looking for dedicated students who share our passion for ground-breaking technology and want to create a lasting future for you and Snowflake.


  • Paid, full-time internships in the heart of the software industry
  • Post-internship career opportunities (full-time and/or additional internships)
  • Exposure to a fast-paced, yet fun, startup culture
  • A chance to work with world-class experts on challenging projects
  • Opportunity to provide meaningful contributions to a real system used by customers
  • High level of access to supervisors (manager and mentor), detailed direction without micromanagement, feedback throughout your internship, and a final evaluation
  • Embraced as a full member of the diverse Snowflake engineering team


  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college/university program during the time of the internship
  • Required: A completed BS degree, with an MS or PhD in progress
  • Desired Majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, or related field 
  • Required coursework: algorithms, data structures, and operating systems
  • Recommended coursework: compilers, database systems, distributed systems, and machine learning
  • Bonus experience: Research or publications in databases or distributed systems, and contributions to open source. 
  • Duration: 4-6 months recommended, up to 12 months supported, start date flexible
  • Excellent programming skills in C++ or Java
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong problem solving and ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Fluent English language skills (oral and written)
  • Experience with working as a part of a team
  • Dedication and passion for technology


  • How to build enterprise grade, reliable, and trustworthy software/services
  • Exposure to SQL and/or other database technologies (e.g., Spark, Hadoop)
  • Understanding of database internals, large-scale data processing, transaction processing, distributed systems, and data warehouse design
  • Implementation, testing of features in query compilation, compiler design, query execution
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure, AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud in particular
  • Learning about cutting edge database technology and research


  • Database Query Engine, and Service Runtime, Streaming
  • High performance large-scale data processing
  • Large-scale distributed systems
  • Query compilation and optimization
  • Software-as-a-Service platform
  • Software frameworks for stability and performance testing

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

How do you want to make your impact?

Company Info.


Snowflake Inc. is a cloud computing-based data warehousing company based in Bozeman, Montana. It was founded in July 2012 and was publicly launched in October 2014 after two years in stealth mode. The company's name was chosen as a tribute to the founders' love of winter sports. The firm offers a cloud-based data storage and analytics service, generally termed data warehouse-as-a-service. It allows corporate users to store and analyze data.

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    Information Technology
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  • Location
    Bozeman, Montana, USA
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