NI proudly offers a summer technical writing internship for students who are pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Technical Communication, English, Journalism, or other program with a writing-intensive component and/or science/technology emphasis.

All internship positions are located in Austin, Texas.


Technical writing interns work within product teams in the Research and Development organization. Potential projects include the following:

  • Creating product documentation in print and electronic format
  • Testing NI documentation with their respective NI products
  • Rewriting content to fit the DITA model
  • Editing existing product documentation

From a technical writing internship at NI, you can expect to develop fundamental skills that you can use to build your career as a technical writer:

  • Information gathering
  • Hands-on hardware and software technical skills
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Time and project management


Our internship program offers the following benefits:

  • Hourly compensation
  • Option between a housing stipend and corporate housing
  • Relocation stipend
  • Tuition reimbursement stipend if you are enrolled in an internship course
  • Opportunities to work on real projects with real tech writers in the high-tech industry


Refer to the Open Positions page for complete internship job requirements and for information about how to apply.