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Join the #2 Tech & Engineering Internship in the Country

Exelaration assembles diverse teams of undergraduate software engineers to complete real client projects under the guidance of expert technologists. Interns work part-time at the Exelaration Center in Blacksburg, VA, providing remote software development support to clients in the federal, commercial, and non-profit sectors. Intern teams develop software and grow their skills programming languages like C#, .NET, Java, Python, and Ruby. They also learn database skills, Agile software development practices, test-driven development principles, and professional workplace habits.

Our 2022 rankings

Each year, Exelaration interns and alumni provide feedback through‘s annual survey based on their experiences in categories such as work/life balance, diversity, mentoring, compensation, and more. In 2022, Exelaration was ranked the:

  • #2 Best Tech & Engineering Internships

  • #3 Best Internships for Training & Mentoring

  • #4 Best Internships for Software Engineering & Development

  • #6 for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

  • #9 Best Internship for Real Life Experience

  • #16 Internship Overall

To be eligible for an internship with Exelaration, you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be able to commute to our current Exelaration Center in Blacksburg, VA
  • Maintain enrollment and a 3.0 or higher GPA at a university
  • Have no more than 15 credit hours of coursework
  • Commit a minimum of 10 hours per week

What do you get in return? Exelaration offers paid working experience on real client projects under the mentorship of friendly professional developers. We have a 100% track record for ensuring interns have guaranteed employment before they even graduate. Plus, you can confidently join the workforce with years of authentic developer experience under your belt. Check out reviews from our alumni at

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“This experience has prepared me the best for my career; it’s a real job and more valuable than my schoolwork. Exelaration is the perfect bridge from college to the real world: real job, real clients, real problems. It’s is a great opportunity to put these skills to the test with an actual client.”

– Tate Wilhelm, Exelaration Student Team Member

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