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At R3 our vision is a world where value moves freely, and business is done safely. Our mission is to enable an open, trusted, and enduring digital economy. We are a scale up with a startup’s grit. We encourage a workforce where no idea is too small, and no two days are the same.

At R3, we are transforming the world’s economy. Our flagship product, Corda, is a DLT platform designed for running complex workflows between businesses without any centralized points of control. Designed for the needs of financial markets infrastructures, it is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), central banks and commercial banks.

About our sales engineering team

R3’s Sales Engineering team that you will be part of is responsible for engaging with customers, partners and prospects to position our products in various markets and drive adoption. The team provides technical expertise and domain knowledge throughout the sales process including presentations and demos, requirements gathering, business case analysis, RFP responses, solution proposals and high-level designs.

About your internship

As a Sales Engineering Intern, you will play a vital role in supporting R3’s enterprise sales activities. This position offers a unique opportunity to understand and solve business problems in a customer driven environment while also developing prototypes with R3’s products to show the art of the possible. Engage in weekly one-to-one sessions with your manager to discuss feedback and set goals for the upcoming week. Gain insights from leaders across the organisation, offering you a holistic view of how a pioneering tech start-up operates from Product to Sales. Showcase your work, learn from experienced team members, and make the most of the opportunities presented during your internship.


  • Create a demo project (the theme of which will be discussed with you based on your interests). The aim of this project is to build a presentable demo based on Corda – hands on coding skills are essential!
  • Assist the Sales Engineering team inclient sessions (explain R3 products, gather requirements, plan workshops, etc.)
  • Work closely with other business units in R3 to develop Sales Engineering materials and collateral (presentations, feature descriptions, a catalogue for common questions and answers, etc.)


  • Strong Java or Kotlin programming skills (knowledge of JavaScript would also be advantageous)
  • An interest in DLT and the financial industry
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills and ability to successfully manage tasks. Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and goal oriented with excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge or experience in distributed architectures (e.g. cloud computing, Kubernetes, messaging, networks) would be advantageous

Additional information

  • Please note that our Summer internship will be running from June-September 2024 and we can therefore only consider applicants who can commit to these time frames.
  • Moreover, we cannot provide sponsorship for this position so candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK if they are to be considered.

R3 is a leading enterprise technology firm specialising in digital solutions for regulated financial markets. Our technology enables financial markets to operate with greater efficiency, transparency and enhanced connectivity. Our focus is on progressing markets and fostering an open, trusted and enduring digital economy.

R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, and R3 Digital Markets product suite is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.

R3 is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive team that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. For more information, visit www.r3.com or connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn.

If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us