Software Development Intern

Are you a current student looking to gain professional experience in a fast-paced environment? If you answered yes to both questions, keep reading!

We are seeking candidates for our 2020 Summer Internship program. We have a Software Development Internship opportunity at our headquarters office in Waukee, IA.

Don’t worry if you don’t know anything about insurance, our program is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience that will allow you to explore the ever-changing industry. Program components include:

TEAMWORK – Each intern is assigned a department and team to support throughout the summer. A typical intern workload is a mix of day-to-day responsibilities and projects.

INTERN U – Intern University is a presentation series held each week to teach interns about our different departments and subsidiaries, and the role they play within the company.

GROUP PROJECTS – Interns are put on a team of 4-6 and are challenged with a real business need. As a group, they work over the course of the program to find a solution and present their proposal to Holmes Murphy leadership at the end of the summer.

VOLUNTEERING – Holmes Murphy strives to “Leave Good Footprints” and we expect the same from our interns! We like to get out of the office at least one or two times a summer and give back to the community.

Software Development Intern Duties:

  • Provide general support to Software Systems Analysts and IT team.
  • Assist in IT software management and special projects.
  • Conduct audits.
  • Create and translate code as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of at least one of the following languages: C#, Java, Python, HTML, Javascript, SQL.
  • A curious and competitive spirit.
  • An innovative and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and organized.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.)


  • Current undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Prior work experience is a plus, preferably in a customer service role or office environment.

If you’re ready for a new and exciting opportunity to work for an amazing company and you think you have what it takes to be a Software Development Intern for Holmes Murphy, apply today!