Intel Graphics Software Intern in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of an exempt technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Design, implementation and enabling the industry video coding standards on Intel graphics/media platforms, including MPEG2, VC1, H.264, HEVC, VP8, VP9, AV1 etc.

  • Building the next generation of high efficiency video coding on next generation of cutting-edge Intel processors.

  • Implementing the media architecture interface for both Windows/Linux, and supporting the future Windows/Linux graphics architecture.

  • Analyzing performance and optimizing media driver on various Intel graphics platforms for better performance and power-consumption.

  • Support the entire product life cycle to deliver best in class media codec driver.

The ideal candidate will exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Good problem solving skills and logical thinking ability.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-motivated and work with team spirit.

  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team across multiple sites.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be pursuing a Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • 3 months of experience in C and C++.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of operating systems architecture, Embedded systems and/or driver/firmware programming experience a plus

Inside this Business Group

The Core and Visual Computing Group (CVCG) is responsible for the architecture, design and development of the CPU core and visual technology IPs that are central to Intel's system-on-a-chip (SoC) products and key to our datacenter, client and Internet-of-Things (IOT) platforms. CVCG strives to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world class engineering.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom

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