Interns will join the team for their university work placement, learning how to rapidly and effectively design and deliver great software in an Agile environment that adds real value to our customers. You will work with and learn from our best tech talent, being coached, challenged and mentored as you progress!

The Liberty IT software engineering internship is a collaborative experience within our core development teams that designs, codes, tests and maintains a range of platforms and services for our Fortune 100 parent company, Liberty Mutual.

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Intern roles - Belfast

Our intern roles are now closed and will reopen in autumn 2023

What do I need to know?

You will learn the fundamentals of enterprise engineering, sharpen your programming skills and gain first-hand experience of what a career at Liberty IT looks like.

Throughout your internship, you will take on projects targeted for production, which go through our full lifecycle process for development, testing and release in an Agile environment.

You will be working side by side with and learning from our experienced software engineers and through our Buddy Scheme, you’ll receive ongoing feedback and coaching from a dedicated mentor throughout the year.

Through our Social Club and other company initiatives, you’ll also can connect with and have fun with your new colleagues outside of the working day.

  • What you’ll be doing:
    • Be part of a team who are working to solve complex business problems by delivering high-quality software that provides an outstanding experience for our customers.

    • Write clean code in line with the team’s set standards.

    • Own, scope and deliver well-defined tasks or stories. Communicate and update your progress regularly at stand-ups or similar agile events.

    • Collaborate closely and cooperatively with your technical and non-technical teams to work towards the best solution that maximises value to the customer.

    • Grow your knowledge of architecture, modern engineering principles and design patterns.

  • Experience and skills we need:
    • Currently studying in your 2nd year of a degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or an IT-related discipline.

    • Be available to undertake a 12 month placement, beginning in Summer 2023.

    • Evidence of good first year grades.

    • A proven ability to deliver working code.

  • What’s on offer:
    • Enjoy both today and tomorrow with employee discount schemes, annual bonuses and a competitive pension.

    • Protect your wellbeing with flexible working and a real work-life balance. Specifically, we have adopted a hybrid remote and in-office working culture, meaning you have ultimate flexibility in your work environment.

    • Grow yourself, your career and reputation through continuous learning, promotion opportunities and our generous recognition programme.

  • When do intern roles start?

    We have start dates available in January 2023, Summer 2023 (date TBC) and September 2023.

  • What percentage of interns are accepted into graduate positions?

    In 2022, 100% of eligible interns from 2020/2021 were offered graduate roles. Intern software engineers are invited to apply and submit a portfolio of work for graduate positions prior to returning to university to complete their final year.

  • What year of university do I need to be in to apply for an Intern position?

    Intern software engineers work for us in their third year of their degree. You will be invited to apply for these positions in September of the second year of your degree. These positions are distributed via our partner universities and third level educational institutions.