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PPG Information Tehnology Internship - Software Development


PPG Information Technology Internship

Software Development



From land to air to sea, we serve more industries than any of our competitors-that means we touch a lot of products, and a lot of lives. We’re passionate about the paints, coatings, and materials that help our customers enhance and preserve what’s valuable to them, and proud to share the superior materials, and the superior thinking, that make it all possible.

Interested in collaborating with world-class customers, industry experts, and bright colleagues? Join PPG today.


About the internship program

PPG is looking for sharp, ambitious, and passionate students to join the Information Technology Internship Program. The intern program provides a challenging full-time work experience where the intern will take on important tasks and become an integral part of a PPG IT team. The program also includes many networking and social opportunities with senior leaders and intern peers. Our goal is to provide the intern with exposure to various career opportunities within IT while leading projects that are critical to a function or business unit. 


Job description

Software development interns at PPG work as application developers on a Business or Shared Services team within the information technology organization. 


A software developer intern contributes to a variety of IT related projects and participates in all phases of the software development lifecycle. The intern will be assigned to a business unit or function where he or she will build knowledge of the business needs and learn how to address those needs with effective IT solutions. This typically involves working on a team, engaging with end-users/customers in order to understand business processes, interpreting business requirements, and designing and developing technical solutions. Software developers are expected to investigate and troubleshoot defects and complex technical problems. Arrival at an effective solution often requires strong analytical and technical skills and the use of problem-solving techniques. 


Software development interns will be given the opportunity to learn or increase their knowledge of software development tools, programming standards, database technologies, and system design techniques and best practices. On-the-job activities may include: coding business logic, debugging programs, scripting database queries, executing solutions to move data, preparing documentation, and testing and implementing solutions. 


Degrees considered:

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Computer Information Systems


You must have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment
  • A willingness to grow and learn new technologies
  • The ability to work in a collaborative team atmosphere
  • A highly self-driven sense of motivation
  • An interest in solving problems using technology


Preferred requirements:

  • Completed coursework or prior experience in the following areas:
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Relational Database Management


Additional requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship


PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing
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