Software Engineer Intern



Role description

The opportunity

We are looking for a motivated student with a passion for systems programming to join our System Capabilities team in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.

You will be working on Unity's public API and Editor UI, adding features that enable our customers to easily and efficiently bring their projects to as many users, on as many platforms as possible! You will have the opportunity to gain practical experience working on the latest gaming platforms, use industry-standard algorithms and practices, and be involved in designing and implementing cross-platform support for a varied array of functionality.

We want you to be a part of our team and contribute to the success of Unity by developing new features or improving our existing ones.

This is an 11 month paid placement starting in summer 2022.

Our office location in Stratford-upon-Avon is not accessible by public transport so you must have access to a vehicle.

What you’ll be doing

  • Study the requirements of hardware platforms that Unity supports
  • Implement new cross-platform features or build upon existing ones to improve them
  • Work with other teams to ensure customers are successful using Unity for their projects
  • Learn how to be performance-minded by profiling, analysing and optimising both existing and new code

What we’re looking for

  • You must be currently studying at a Bachelor level and looking for a placement year starting summer 2022
  • Experience writing and debugging C# code
  • Basic understanding of data science and OOP concepts

You might also have

  • Experience using Unity
  • Experience with other programming languages, especially C++.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

Unity is at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. For more information, please visit

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Date posted: 2022-01-20