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Software Developer - Internship

Newport Beach, California

610 Newport Center Drive, 92660


Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants and cultivating a better world is part of all of our job descriptions. As part of the Development team at the core of the Support Center, you'll be working with passionate people who are committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be the innovators in digital technology. We hope you'll join us as we continue to redefine and unlock new technologies for our restaurants and customers.

  • Full-Time
  • Varies Mid-Senior
  • No Travel

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Perks for Our People

    All the healthcare options

    There are three medical plans available to you as a corporate employee: Anthem EPO, Anthem PPO, and Anthem CDHP. Check your Cultivate Me portal for details.

  • Education Assistance
    You go grad

    Education is everything. That’s why our students get up to $5,250 each year toward education goals, plus our celebrated Debt-Free Degree program.

  • Assistance Program

    Mental health is a big deal to us. That’s why you and your dependents can speak with licensed counselors for free. It’s a free, 24/7 service—and it’s completely confidential.

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings
    CASH for future you

    We know you know this, but saving for retirement is key. What’s even better? We offer a 401K match towards your contributions after your first year here.

  • Wellness Rewards

    When you participate in the Chipotle Wellness Plan, you’ll receive a wellness credit every year, plus extra when your spouse participates, too.

  • Paid Time Off
    Take a break

    There are two types: vacation and sick time. Accrue up to 120 vacation hours a year and get 24 hours of sick time, depending on your state's sick leave laws. Vacation accrues upon start date. We provide 3 weeks.

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Position Persona

Typically, these mix of traits make for an extra awesome Software Developer - Internship. (1 Beginner – 10 Expert)

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Leadership
  • Responsible
  • Technologically savvy

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"Our vision for people is to create a culture where employees can thrive and pursue their passion ... we are ensuring that our employees can bring their best selves to work every day."

- Marissa Andrada, Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer

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See what being a Software Developer - Internship is all about, from daily responsibilities to general requirements.

Software Developer - Internship (23000189)



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.



Full stack developing intern contributing to projects ranging from internal business applications to public facing e-commerce sites.  Focus on single page application, component-based architecture, Restful API design and development, and both relational and non-relational data stores.



In addition to following and supporting Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with IT project team to understand and implement defined requirements
  • Designing and implementing solutions within Chipotle’s defined infrastructure
  • Maintaining all developed applications with respect to enhancements and bug fixes
  • Designing and developing custom solutions to address various business needs in order to drive efficiency within the organization
  • Designing and creating data interfaces to integrate corporate or 3rd party systems
  • Continually migrating solutions to newer technologies to stay up to date with industry best practices
  • Maintaining constant communication within IT and other business units.




  • C#, .NET technologies, WebAPI
  • Understanding of Restful APIs
  • Knowledge of Javascript and Javascript framework technologies – i.e. Angular, VueJS, React.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of Relational and Non-Relational data stores – i.e. SQL Server, Oracle, Cosmos DB, Mongo DB.
  • Implement complex designs with a high degree of visual and functional integrity
  • Ability to effectively interact with different business units in order to gather requirements/feedback
  • Ability to develop software based on the description of business logic
  • Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications
  • Ability to write technical instructions in the use of programs and/or program modifications
  • Ability to investigate and analyze information, and to draw conclusions
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work well on a team
  • Ability to work independently and produce required results without close supervision


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle has over 3,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit



Pay range is $25 - $30 per hour, depending on skill level, experience, and/ or education. Compensation offered is also subject to local wage and hour laws.


Chipotle Mexican Grill is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. As a people-first company rooted in values, our purpose extends beyond serving nutritious food using real ingredients. It means hiring world-class individuals and fostering a culture that champions diversity, ensures equity, and celebrates inclusion. All qualified applicants, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.


Qualified applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. Please contact if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

Primary Location: California - Newport Beach - 9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)

Work Location:
9998 - 610 Newport Office-(09998)
610 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach 92660

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