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Software Development Intern

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5Z1

Company: Bentley Systems

Who We Are:


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world's infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings include MicroStation-based applications for modeling and simulation, ProjectWise for project delivery, AssetWise for asset and network performance, Seequent's leading geoprofessional software portfolio, and the iTwin platform for infrastructure digital twins. Bentley Systems employs more than 4,500 colleagues and generates annual revenues of approximately $1 billion in 186 countries. Bentley Systems

Software Development Internship - Summer 2023

“A beyond-job-description journey” – Yuxiang G., Software Development Intern | Burlington, Ontario 


Be part of a team that advances infrastructure and sustainably changes the world! 


Who We Are: Bentley Systems develops software that helps engineers around the globe improve roadways, create access to clean drinking water, and maximize efficient use of resources. 


What We Are Looking For: We are seeking talented students for internship opportunities as Software Developers to work directly on active projects and experience the full life cycle of product development. 


How We Support YOU: Bentley inspires and empowers you to reach your full potential through a continuous learning culture. Global learning and development opportunities are integrated in the organization through on-the-job learning and internal training. Working alongside industry experts, you will learn new ways to expand your skills, contribute to business success, and help Bentley advance the world’s infrastructure. 


Your Day to Day: 

As a Software Development Intern, you will be working on REAL projects that our users ACTUALLY use. The responsibilities of a Software Development Intern include design, implementation, testing and support of product features. You have the opportunity to be exposed to languages and technologies such as: 

  • C, C# or C++ 
  • TypeScript, JavaScript 
  • Azure Microsoft Webservices 
  • Node.js 
  • React 
  • Kubernetes 
  • And more! 


“Working at Bentley has been an amazing pleasure, with the opportunity to contribute to projects that would make a real impact on the company. My colleagues were always happy to answer questions, help me learn new skills and grow professionally. The excellent work culture promotes collaboration and building meaningful friendships with fellow colleagues and interns through regular social chats and exciting team activities.”  - Keshav G., Software Development Intern – Burlington, Ontario


“My internship at Bentley Systems was a great opportunity to build my career, practice programming, and gain experience as a real software developer. All of the people at Bentley made sure I felt welcome and were always there for me if I needed help.” - Aidan T., Software Development Intern - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 


Bentley promotes the ability to work from anywhere but is not JUST about the work every day. We value our colleagues and want them to foster a collaborative and cooperative working environment and engage in team building and wellness events. 



What you bring: 

  • Candidate for Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Software Engineering. Other engineering disciplines are encouraged to apply if they have the required software development skills. 
  • Internship or project experience developing software using C or C++. Exposure to TypeScript or JavaScript is highly recommended. 
  • Open mind for feedback and collaboration for personal and professional growth. 

Not required, but highly encouraged: 

  • Experience in technologies such as Node.js, ASP.NET, React, or Azure Microsoft Webservices. 
  • Interest in web development or cloud native technologies. 


About Future Talent Programs 

Bentley’s Future Talent Programs (FTP) strives for students and new grads to take part in real-life projects from wherever you are around the globe. The quality of our programs is our main priority, no matter where you are located. We will not only offer you a stimulating professional setting to finish your student career, but also an ideal springboard for you to advance your skills. 


60% of interns convert to full time 2:1 intern to mentor ratio 

Equal Opportunity Employer:


Bentley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion/belief, national origin, caste, age, or any other characteristic protected by local law or unrelated to job qualifications

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