Software Developer Internship

Job Locations US-IL-Downers Grove
Job ID
Contract W-2 PTE


MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!


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About Us:


Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from communications, to data center, to cloud and managed services, which includes our staffing solutions. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, Dell/EMC, and NetApp. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Chicago, Downers Grove (HQ), and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Crystal Falls, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA.


If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, values a team-oriented culture and rewards based on impact!


If you are Motivated you can join our team and make IT happen! Learn more at


Software Developer Internship

Sentinel is seeking candidates for a Software Developer internship this summer. As an Intern Software Developer you will be joining a team of like engineers to learn complex software development lifecycle concepts.  You will be learning to support highly scalable applications designed in Microsoft and universal web technologies.  You will spend your summer beginning your career with us by working with Sentinel’s top engineers in a shadowing and training program designed to build your skills in customer relations, Sentinel history and technical competencies.  You will have the opportunity to learn some of the most innovative technologies in the integration and support field.  This internship program is designed to accelerate a recent or future graduate with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming or Computer Software Engineering, or Management Information Systems from basic skills into hands on practical application implementing software development lifecycle implementations for our clients and the enterprise. At the end of the internship you will be reviewed by our internal hiring managers for an opportunity to receive a job offer for future employment.


  • Minimum of 2 years college coursework completed
  • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
  • Major in Computer or Software field; Computer Science, Computer Programming or Computer Software Engineering, Management Information Systems
  • Demonstrated hands on implementation/troubleshooting of software concepts
  • Any hands on experience implementing Microsoft .Net, SQL or Web Development technologies helpful but not required
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Must be a self-starter with organizational, time-management, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Must have a “can-do” attitude and be comfortable in a fast-paced competitive environment
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be currently working in a similar position

We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


What you get:


We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive pay rate, employer portion of Soc. Security/Medicare paid, medical benefits, 401K retirement savings, discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.


As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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