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Frequently Asked Questions

Student and new-grad


How do I apply for an internship or co-op position at Cisco?

We offer a variety of short and long-term internships, summer internships, co-op programs, and apprenticeship programs to qualified full-time students. Visit our Students & New Grads page for more details on how to apply. 

What do you look for in student candidates?

We look for candidates who are self-starters, innovative, driven, and passionate about using technology to make a difference in the world. Each role has a unique set of requirements, so it's important that your skills, experience, and passion match up well with what we're looking for. 

How long do programs last and how are they structured?

Our programs vary in length depending on a number of factors. They typically range from two months to 12 months, and usually will fit your school's semester calendar.

Do student workers have access to any company benefits or perks?

Access to our benefits and perks vary greatly by location and role. This is a good question to ask during your intern interview!