VMware Internship Opportunities

For Students Interested in Virtualization & Cloud Computing

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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.


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.

Interns Participate 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


  • 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
  • Leading with creative and innovative 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, Treasury, Product Marketing, Product Management, Product Marketing, Product Management

Strategy & Corporate Development

Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions

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


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 more to come.

To Apply:

Finding internships and entry-level jobs with VMware is as easy as checking out their website. You can also sign up to receive email notifications for relevant internships and jobs you may be interested in.

When applying for an internship, be sure your resume and cover letter are the very best they can be by using these helpful tips:

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 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 it.