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IT Intern


Let’s do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

The Opportunity

Our internship program lets you showcase your skills, while gaining real-life experience that’ll help you jump-start your career. Our interns deliver innovative solutions to real business challenges, while building enduring relationships in a collaborative culture with their manager and an assigned mentor.

This position is based in San Antonio, TX; Plano, TX; Phoenix, AZ.

What you'll do:

Under direct supervision, you will perform routine work assignments and problem resolution to support other team members tasks.

Software Engineers: Provide support to the Enterprise through delivering best in class technology solutions! Engaged in all phases of the software systems and application development lifecycle which include capturing and analyzing requirements, designing, testing, documenting, and implementing software, responding to outages.

Primary Responsibilities:

Design, develop, code, and test technical solutions collaborating with senior engineers

Participate in code/design reviews

May begin to help organize work to deliver features and solutions

Resolves complex production issues with independence by solving complex applications and systems independently

Data Engineers: Data Engineers deliver quality reporting and data intelligence solutions to the organization and assist client teams with drawing insights to make informed, data driven decisions. Data Engineers (DEs) are engaged in all phases of the data management lifecycle; assemble and analyze requirements, collect, process, store and secure, use, share and communicate, archive, reuse and repurpose data.

Primary Responsibilities:

Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities

Investigates and resolves complex application and system technical problems and production issues by advising solving of end-to-end solutions.

Design, write, test and deploy data pipeline code

Participate in design and code review sessions

Infrastructure Engineer: Responsible for creating, modifying, maintaining and supporting infrastructure and individual system components that enable business functions and IT Services. Balance availability, security, efficiency and functional requirements to help provide an optimized production service.

Primary Responsibilities:

Learns how to design scalable infrastructure, starts to implement system change, learns how to automate service delivery and maintenance tasks and starts to build monitoring and tooling activities

Learns how to independently resolve production issues through solving of systems

Starts to analyze outages in order to find opportunities

Learns how to experiment with new patterns and technologies

What you need to have:

To qualify, you must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at a 4-year accredited university and plan to graduate after the final day of the internship. Most of our interns participate the summer between their junior and senior years. Our 2024 internship will start on May 29, 2024 and last through August 9, 2024.

Graduation date cannot be prior August 10, 2024

0 to 2 years of related experience and accountability for simple to moderately complex tasks and/or projects required

Foundational and conceptual knowledge of the function/field and demonstrated application of knowledge, skills and abilities towards work products required

Foundational level of business acuity in the areas of the business operations, industry practices and emerging trends required

What sets you apart:

Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field

Graduation date between August 10, 2024 and July 2025

USAA views its internship program as a pipeline to possible future employment. This is based on an individual’s graduation date, performance, role qualifications, and business need. To be considered for possible future employment opportunities interns must meet the full-time work eligibility requirements for any given role. Thus, interns should ensure their sponsorship status and other provided information is accurately reflected on their intern application. Inadequate completion of your application may render you ineligible for further consideration in the hiring process.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

What we offer:

Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the hourly range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual hourly rate for this role may vary by location. The range for this position is: $22 - $34.

Interns will receive an intern stipend to assist with expenses.

Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on

Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, this posting will remain open until the position is filled. Thus, interested candidates are encouraged to apply the same day they view this posting.


USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.