Software Development Engineer Intern

Role Overview

Reinventing healthcare requires an aggressive product and technology vision. As a member of the product/platform architecture team, you will directly influence the future of Accolade. You will demonstrate the art of the possible by designing and prototyping solutions to serve healthcare consumers, Accolade Health Assistants, and/or Accolade developers. Think of it like a series of hackathons – without the sleeping bags.

A Day in the Life...

Possible projects include:

  • Design and prototype solutions to influence Accolade product roadmap
  • Build proof-of-concepts and prototypes to influence Accolade technology roadmap
  • Build solution to visualize the live Accolade Cloud Platform architecture and real-time data flow


Key Knowledge, Skills, or Qualities

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other software related major
  • Understanding of modern web technologies
  • Experience building full-stack solutions (Web user interfaces, web applications, databases and/or other data technologies)
  • Experience with Java, JavaScript (client and/or server), and/or Python
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to turn an idea into reality
  • Intensely curious
  • Successfully delivered working projects (e.g., GitHub projects, previous internships, course-related projects)

Values we admire

  • We find joy and purpose in serving others.
    • Making a difference is what we do. We do the right thing for the right reasons – and we do it well, even when it’s hard.
    • You operate from a perspective of truly caring about our employees, clients, and customers and creating value for them.
  • We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful. 
    • We believe in each other, in honesty, and in having fun. You won’t find egos or office walls here because we aren’t defined by titles – but by actions, behaviors and results.
  • We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done.
  • We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare.
    • We are a company changing the world, one person at a time.
    • Super high expectations? Bring it on? Our curiosity drives us.
  • You understand our desire to be the best place to work and that trust is the foundation of that.

Who we are

Accolade is an on-demand healthcare concierge for employers, health plans, health systems and consumers. Our team of compassionate, exceptional professionals is supported by breakthrough science and technologies to guide people through the healthcare system in a deeply personalized manner. By taking the time to get to know each person, understand the context of their healthcare decisions, build trust and influence decisions, we deliver industry-leading engagement levels, satisfaction scores unseen in healthcare, better health outcomes, and cost savings of more than 10 percent.


Accolade has been recognized as one of the nation’s 25 most promising companies by Forbes magazine, the fastest-growing private healthcare company by Inc. 500 and a Top Workplace in Philadelphia for five consecutive years. For more information, visit

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