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Wouldn’t you love to bring your pet to the office and work in an environment that feels like family? Well, you can have all that and more in our home office in Phoenix, AZ. It’s part of how a career at PetSmart is the purr-fect fit for some of the best and brightest people. Learn more about our home office here.

IT Engineer Internship

Location Phoenix, Arizona ID 2019-1618 Apply Now
About the Team:

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer internship? At PetSmart, we are committed to developing future business leaders. Join our Information Technology team this summer as an IT Engineer Intern and

thrive in a collaborative culture where being the trusted partner to parents and pets in every moment of their lives is priority number one. 


About the Job:

What will you do?

  • Experience the IT Engineer function of the leading pet specialty retailer firsthand as you work with a team of Software Engineers, front-end developers, and back-end developers to create custom apps that deliver a first-class experience to pet parents. Opportunities range from  development, web applications, project management, and informaiton security. 
  • Leave your “paw” print with a project designed to make a true impact on the business.
  • Present your recommendations and innovative ideas to PetSmart leaders.
  • Develop and grow your skills with the support of a caring manager and dedicated mentor.

What will you need?

  • Spohmore, Junior, or Sienor status (graduating December 2020, May 2021, or May 2022) pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, with a preference in software development.
  • Interest in web services or micro services development using RESTful APIs.
  • Interest in REACT front end and UI web development to integrate into these APIs.
  • Knowledge in React, Java script, or .net.
  • Solid critical thinking ability; analytical skills are highly utilized in this role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to produce work in a collaborative, team environment.

About the Culture:

What’s in it for you?

  • 10-week paid summer internship!
  • Connect and socialize with other PetSmart associates early in their career as part of the StartSmart associate resource group.
  • Make a difference! Volunteer with your fellow interns during the annual “PetSmart Interns Give Back” day.
  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • Enjoy our campus amenities: “Top Dog” gym fitness center, Dog park, Starbucks station, Sit&Stay Café
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What We Do

At our home office, passionate professionals come together to focus on one thing — the love of pets. Whether it's sniffing out new store locations, analyzing business trends, or providing technology solutions, this common bond is what motivates us every day to create the best possible experience for pet parents and their pets.

Our home office is so pet friendly, it even has its own on-site dog park

Associate resource groups enable our diverse communities to come together and shine

From family BBQs to volunteer days, we’re always putting on exciting events

Career progression is supported through training opportunities and individual development plans

Our Opportunities

You don’t have to work in our retail stores to make the world a better place for pets. No matter where your specialties lie, you will be able to develop your skills and provide solutions that will make a huge difference in the lives of millions of pets and in your career.

Life In Phoenix

A city on the rise, Phoenix is the cat’s meow. With tons of attractions, indoor and outdoor activities, dining, nightlife, shopping destinations, and more, it’s easy to see why we love it here.

The average temperature in Phoenix is 72.6 degrees

Phoenix is the 5th largest metropolitan area in the U.S.

Arizona gets nearly 300 days of sun every year

Phoenix has teams for all four major professional sports

My favorite thing about our corporate office is the ability to find a puppy at any given moment!

Megan

Assistant Buyer

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