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Software Intern

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Students & Graduates

Job Description

When hired into the Software Intern Program, you reap big benefits. During your internship, you will gain insights into Cerner’s engineering methodology that will prepare you for a long-term, meaningful career. Cerner Software Engineers create industry-leading technology that impacts patient care and/or Cerner business around the globe.

As a Software Intern, you’ll be a part of the team from day one and may work with a variety of languages and platforms. You will work on real project work understanding user needs, providing input to design, developing applications, writing automated tests, and troubleshooting issues across Cerner's technology solutions.

Please note, employer-based immigration sponsorship is not available for this position (e.g., CPT, OPT, J-1, H-1B, TN), and Cerner is unable to complete any immigration-related paperwork, including but not limited to, DSO paperwork, Form I-983 training plan, SEVIS documentation, etc.
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Students & Graduates

About Students & Graduates


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Technical Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field
  • One remaining summer prior to graduation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency through work experience or academic coursework in developing software using one or more preferred programming languages, including Java, C++, C#, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, etc.

  • U.S. work authorization required
  • Relocation to the Kansas City metropolitan area for the duration of the internship (temporary housing available)
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week
  • Active participation in Cerner’s Summer Internship Program

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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