Software Development Team Intern

Role Description

The SXSW Tech Department is seeking an intern to assist in the support and maintenance of various software products including, SXSW Cart, SXSocial, SXSchedule, etc. The internship will focus on internal and external technical support, evaluation and testing of software, and general administrative duties.

Responsibilities for this position include


Currently pursuing a degree in a technical field
Have general knowledge and high interest in a technical field
General troubleshooting, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Comfortable working and troubleshooting with Mac OS, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android
Comfortable working with Microsoft Office and Google Docs
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Good organization and documentation skills
General web development knowledge


Familiarity with the SXSW Festival and Conferences
Past experience with software customer support
Experience with Web App and User Experience testing


This position starts 01/03/19 and runs through March 2019. A 10-20 hour a week time commitment and full-time availability during SXSWeek, March 8-17, is required.

Application instructions

  • Submit resume and cover letter to the SXSW internship department
  • Cover letter must include "Why you think an internship at SXSW would benefit you
  • Applicants can apply for up to 3 internships
  • Include top 3 choices order of preference in cover letter and body of submission email
  • Include any additional information required by the specific internship

To apply, send resumes/CVs to