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2023 CAI Summer Intern - Software Engineering Intern

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 11000 N Mopac Expy, Austin, Texas
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Software Engineering intern students at Cox are an integral part of the Software Engineering staff.  They are given projects and tasks that challenge their academic aptitude and interpersonal skills. 

Within the Data Services organization, Software Engineering Interns will be responsible for acquiring, cleansing, structuring, and surfacing the data that drive our best-in-class customer experience.   The Data Services engineer works back-end systems using a combination of C#, Oracle, and various AWS services.  You will also gain valuable insights into the automotive industry.

Projects/Assignments may include but are not limited to the following :

  • Implementing effective, production-ready code, including the use of appropriate data structures and algorithms.

  • Documenting the code and artifacts produced and presenting that information to leadership.

  • Investigating existing systems, identifying opportunities for improvement and influencing their team to make those changes.

  • Research system performance and provide recommendations for improvements.

  • Participate in team code reviews, agile ceremonies and other learning opportunities.

Attributes/Skills we seek :

  • Learn and be curious.

  • Think big and dive deep.

  • Act like an owner.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.



  • Currently enrolled in a related degree program such as Computer Science, MIS or other related program.

  • Internship positions are in Austin, TX; Cox Automotive does not provide a housing allowance.


  • Experience implementing algorithms in C#, Java or other OOP environment.

  • Data analysis experience General understanding of business statistics

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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