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Software Development Intern

Apply Job ID 30221 Date posted Feb. 05, 2024 Location Sussex, Wisconsin

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Interns are assigned to a specific development team ranging anywhere from 4-15 developers/engineers, be trained, and given “real” programming assignments. This is very challenging and rewarding work that offers practical experience in the short-term and outstanding long-term career opportunities.

Some of our Development Teams:

  •  Logistics - As part of this team you’ll be developing IT solutions to take customer orders and optimize transportation plans to meet customer expectation and maximize freight savings.  Included with this is being able to efficiently manage the product in a warehouse through automated material handling, barcode tracking, and directing material handlers on how to move product efficiently, as well as following USPS processes and procedures for mailing large volumes.
  •  Shared Services - As part of this team you’ll be responsible for the support and administration of software and developing solutions for any of the following corporate departments: Accounting, Human Resources, Data Warehousing, and Supply Chain Management.
  • Operations - As part of this team you’ll be working on software solutions and maintenance of software related to the following areas of our commercial print operations: Job Planning/Imaging, Press/Finishing, Scheduling and Raw Materials.
  •  Sales/Marketing & Transactional Operations - As part of this team you be responsible for the support, administration and customization of software related to the following business lines: Direct Mail, Web Solutions, Commercial & Specialty Print, and Sales/Estimating
  • Client-Facing Business Solutions - As part of this team you’ll be responsible for the development, support and customization of our client-facing software solutions. The team is further divided into sub groups focusing on the following clientele: Catalog, Publisher, and Retail.


  • Coding, unit testing and debugging in object-oriented development environments (VB.NET, C, C#, C++, VB 6.0, ASP, and T-SQL) and MS SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Actively contributing in a team setting to build, enhance, and support custom-developed software benefiting a wide array of manufacturing and administrative operations.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or a related field
  • Completion of at least two semesters of object oriented programming
  • Unrestricted Work Authorization in the US
  • Desired Skills/Experience
  • Strong problem-solving and object-oriented development skills
  • A winning attitude
  • A passion for software development
  • Ability to work onsite in our WI plants
  • Additional Job Details
  • Employment as a full time Software Developer does not commence until the candidate has completed his/her Bachelor’s (or greater) degree. 


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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