Software/App Engineering Intern

Product design and development in Chicago
Position Details

The position will be responsible for the following:

Job Title: Software/App Engineering Intern

Company: Hatch Product Development & Contract Manufacturing

Location: Waukegan, IL

About Us:

Hatch is a product development & contract manufacturing firm offering the full range of services to bring your product from concept to production. Hatch offers product design, development, and contract manufacturing for entrepreneurs and visionary leaders.

Founded in 2021 by aerospace and consumer product industry engineers, the Hatch team wanted to turn the product design and manufacturing industry on its head. We are a multidisciplinary team who have the business acumen, industry network, and combined engineering experience to produce products for a wide variety of highly-regulated industries in accelerated timelines.

Job Description:

The Software/App Engineering Internship at Hatch is designed for individuals passionate about software development and eager to gain experience in creating robust software solutions and applications for consumer interaction. Working closely with our engineering team, you will contribute to developing software that powers the next generation of products in various industries.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of software applications and frameworks.
  • Contribute to the improvement of existing software through debugging and optimization.
  • Collaborate with the team to understand requirements and translate them into functional software.
  • Assist in the development of mobile or web applications to interface with our products.
  • Engage in code reviews to maintain code quality and share best practices.
  • Document development processes and software specifications.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with programming languages such as C++, Java, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with mobile app development (iOS/Android) or web development technologies is a plus.
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and life cycles.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively.

What Hatch Offers:

  • A hands-on learning experience in a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Opportunity to work on real-world projects contributing to the success of the company.
  • Mentorship from industry professionals with extensive experience.
  • Exposure to a variety of highly-regulated industries and the unique challenges they present.
  • A culture that values innovation, integrity, and inclusivity.

Hatch Product Development & Contract Manufacturing is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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