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Computer Science Internships in the UK

A computer science internships in the United Kingdom is a great way to get a foot in the door of this complex and competitive industry.

Computer science is one of the fastest-growing career fields in today’s global economy, and the UK is home to many industry giants, making it the ideal location for internships for computer science students.

During your UK computer science internship, you will develop key technical skills, make important professional connections, and build an impressive portfolio.

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Responsibilities at UK computer science internships may include:

  • Quality assurance testing
  • Conducting research on industry best-practices
  • Basic web development
  • Analyzing industry trends

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Typical roles for London computer science internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our computer science interns in London have taken on before:

  • User Experience

    User experience is an excellent career field for those with excellent communication skills and a thorough understanding of engineering principles. Interns learn to work with cross-functional teams, and develop skills in customer research, presentations, and data analysis.

  • Quality Assurance Testing

    Quality assurance testing is an essential element of many internships in computer science in the UK. QA is a key part of any product launch or update, and many engineers spend a great deal of time focusing on this important piece. Interns learn about conducting several types of tests to determine product quality before it is sent out to customers. They assist with designing and implementing tests, and take part in debugging.

  • Machine Learning

    Machine learning interns learn how to interpret data and use it to make predictions as well as business recommendations. Machine learning is an exciting and fast-moving area of computer science, and interns are frequently at the forefront of new experiments in harnessing the power of data.

  • Data Science

    Data science interns develop critical and highly valuable skills in collecting, sorting, and presenting data in the business world. In the computer science field, data is used to predict user behaviors, and make decisions to prioritize updates and fixes. Interns collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, and may assist in presenting data analysis results to the wider company.

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The computer science industry

Computer science is a truly exciting, avant-garde career field. Software engineers and data scientists are at the forefront of most of today’s exciting technological discoveries and advances. With the requisite skillset and the right connections, anything is possible. The computer science industry is home to many of the world’s most creative, entrepreneurial, and talented professionals.

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Learn more about our computer science internships in the United Kingdom

Interns in the UK are surrounded by some of the world’s top companies, universities, and professionals, making it ideal for those seeking a computer science internship. Interns depart the program having built a strong foundation in their field and having made valuable professional connections. Learn more about our UK internship program here.


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