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VMware Offers Great Internship Opportunities for Students

For Students interested in Technology & Cloud Computing

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About VMware:

VMware allows companies to adopt a cloud model that makes it easier to do business. VMware is a global leader in virtualization and cloud computing and helps customers make an easier transition that also preserves investments, security and control.

Internships:

As a VMware intern you will get a chance to help build innovative, game-changing IT products. The company offers internships that are challenging and rewarding and provides students with hands-on experience in a field that changes by the minute. VMware is thirsty for the talents college students bring to the table and they know that these bright interns are a great way to bring new customers in through their knowledge and innovative ideas.

As an intern with VMware, you will be able to gain knowledge and skills and learn by participating in:

  • Meaningful projects that tie into company goals
  • One-on-one mentorship
  • Networking opportunities
  • Executive talks with Q&A
  • MBA/Business lunch chats
  • Tech talks
  • Service Learning volunteering through the VMware Foundation
  • Application Development Contests
  • Project presentations
  • Engineering poster sessions
  • Business Presentations
  • Social activities
  • Volunteer VIP (VMware Intern Prodigy) Program

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Housing assistance
  • Beautiful campus
  • Employee discounts
  • Transportation reimbursements
  • Subsidized fitness facilities

To be successful, interns are expected to be:

  • Hard working
  • Intellectually curious
  • Global minded
  • Agile and highly adaptive
  • Willing to take ownership and responsibility
  • Collaborative and full partners with each other
  • Lead with creative and innovation ideas
  • Able to execute and deliver

Areas of Opportunity for Students and New Grads:

Engineering/Research & Development

Computer Virtualization, Distributed Systems, Applications, Operating Systems, Partner Engineering, Performance Engineering, Program Management, Quality Assurance/Certification, SDKs, Security, User Experience Engineering, User Interfaces, Technical Operations, Tech Publications, Cloud Platform

Finance & Accounting

Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pricing & Licensing, Shared Services, and Treasury Product Marketing, Product Management

Product Marketing, Product Management

Strategy & Corporate Development

Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions

VMware offers college students interested in present and future careers in IT and cloud computing many internships and entry-level jobs to get started.

Locations”

Palo Alto, CA (Headquarters)

Cambridge, MA; Bangalore, India; Beijing, China; Sofia, Bulgaria; Cork, Ireland Opportunities are also available in San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, France, United Kingdom, Denmark and growing!

To Apply:

Finding iinternships and entry-level jobs with VMware is as easy as checking out their website. You can also sign up to have emails sent to you that are similar to the internships and jobs you are interested in.

When applying for internships be sure to check out Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Cover Letter and The 5 Ways to Improve a Resume prior to sending in your documents.

5 Steps to Improve a Resume:

  1. Organize your information
  2. Highlight your qualifications
  3. Use bullet points to display important information
  4. Include only relevant information and remove any clutter
  5. Make sure your resume is error free

5 Steps to Improve a Cover Letter:

  1. Address your cover letter to the right person
  2. Capture the reader's attention
  3. Make your cover letter stand out
  4. Make sure your cover letter is error free
  5. Ask for an interview at the end of your letter

By following these 10 steps you will be well on your way to getting yourself noticed by employers in hopes of getting called for an interview. The sole purpose of a resume and cover letter is to land an interview, so the effort it takes to improve your documents is well worth the effort. Be sure to check out Alison Doyle's, About.com's Guide to Job Searching, website to pick up some valuable internship and job search tips.

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