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As one of the most prolific innovation centers in the world, PARC offers an exceptional internship experience (a number of PARC employees also started their careers here as interns). Considered valuable members of our community, interns are fully integrated into the daily activities of PARC's highly collaborative, multidisciplinary culture. Our interns have the opportunity to:

  • work with leading researchers in the physical, computer, biological, and social sciences;
  • engage in different stages of the research or business-development pipeline;
  • participate in lab meetings, presentations, poster sessions, and special programs; and
  • author publications and/or patents.

Please feel free to download and post this program flyer at your organization. More program information and FAQs in right sidebar. Applications are considered as they are submitted.


Advanced Manufacturing and Deposition Systems Intern - Palo Alto, CA

Intern to develop and assist with the development of innovative manufacturing platforms.

IoT Bluetooth Developer Intern - Palo Alto, CA

MS or Ph.D student intern skilled in Bluetooth firmware and mobile application development for Android and iOS



PARC draws on the diversity of a global workforce and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to achieve success. As an equal opportunity employer, PARC affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications -- without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. PARC does not discriminate against veterans or disabled persons because of their handicap, considering the need for reasonable accommodation to their limitations and in accordance with federal, state and local laws.



program information

how to apply

You can only apply online by selecting from one or more of the available intern positions.


We invite highly qualified graduate, undergraduate, and MBA students to apply. We draw from a variety of fields spanning the physical, computer, biological, and social sciences.

application requirements

You will need to provide: contact information, resume which includes education history, work history, professional interests, skills and an optional cover letter. 


All internships are paid.

international students

There are no residency requirements, so international students are welcome to apply.


Internships last a minimum of 12 weeks, but the specific dates (summer, fall) and lengths vary.


All internships take place on site in Palo Alto, CA or Webster, NY.


We provide roundtrip transportation and limited relocation assistance, though students are responsible for finding their own housing.


Students are responsible for finding ongoing transportation. Many of our employees find the area and climate to be bicycle friendly, and PARC has an award-winning Alternative Transportation incentive program.