Who we are

The Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP) is a global, year-long graduate program where you will learn how to become an Associate Sales Engineer (ASE) or Associate Sales Representative (ASR).

Our Values

We are looking for our future leaders at Cisco who are achievement-driven and passionate about technology and innovation. Strong interpersonal skills and a dedication to building customer and partner relationships is a must.

With so many amazing resources, opportunities, and supportive colleagues available - starting my career with Cisco has been great!

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We Are Cisco

We connect everything. We innovate everywhere. We take bold steps to shape the technologies of tomorrow, making an impact for years to come.


From everyday devices to entertainment, retail, and education – we give our best, and if you’re into tech, chances are we’re the software, security, and hardware behind it. Smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals –that's us.


We take difference to heart and celebrate the diversity that fuels our innovation. Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. 


We don’t just dream it, we do it! Be you, with us.


Discover the #WeAreCisco story and find out what we value most.

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"CSAP kickstarted my career off in the best possible way!"

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Benefits and perks to love

Cisconians work hard - and we reward hard. We go beyond the usual benefits with surprising extras we think you'll love.

Frequently asked questions

What are some specific things, projects, initiatives that this role/team gets to work on?

• Giving Back

• Software programming

• Technical certifications

• Customer research

I've submitted a job application. What is the next step?

Thanks for applying! You should have received an email confirmation that your application has been received. We encourage you to explore our @WeAreCisco social media channels where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Cisco.

Why should I sign up for job notifications?

Signing up for job notifications is a great way to receive customized job alerts that match your skills and areas of interest. Simply tell us a little bit about yourself, and you'll be added to our data base and begin to receive job notifications within 48 hours.

What skills/competencies do you need to have?

• Business skills for ASR (Associates Sales Reps)

• Computer Science skills for ASEs (Associate Systems Engineers)

What should I expect during the recruitment and interview process?

This process helps us get to know you, and for you to learn about our people, culture, and business. We'll evaluate your skills and experience against our current business needs. We'll ask you about your academic and work experience, and you can ask questions, too. Be prepared to tell about your achievements and the value you could bring to Cisco.

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