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If your profile best matches our needs for the job, you'll be contacted regarding next steps. Can't stand the wait? Login to your profile to view the status of your application.

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A recruiter will reach out and notify you if you've been selected for the role. Congratulations!

If you aren't chosen, don't get discouraged. We have many opportunities at Cisco and we encourage you to explore and apply on our Career Site. We look forward to working with you.

Frequently asked questions

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 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.

How do I apply for a job at Cisco?

Thanks for your interest! Visit our Communities page to learn more about our different job opportunities and apply for a role that's right for you. We look forward to hearing from you.

Will Cisco assist with relocation expenses?

Depending on the level and type of role, we may offer relocation packages to out-of-town candidates. 

Do you offer benefits?

Absolutely! Please go to our Benefits & Perks page to see a few of our favorites.

How would you describe the culture at Cisco?

We encourage you to explore our @WeAreCisco social media channels where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Cisco. 

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Is there someone at Cisco I can speak with?

If you have questions or issues with your application, the best way to stay in touch with us is to email web-help@cisco.com. Leave us a comment or question, and we'll do our best to get back to you.

Does Cisco offer visas or work permits?

The sponsorship of work permits may not be authorized in all countries, so we assess it on a case-by-case basis. We suggest speaking with your recruiter for more information.

How can I improve my chances of standing out during the application process?

Be prepared. Be unique. Be yourself.

Make sure your resume is up to date and tailored to the role you're applying for. Feel proud and showcase your skills and past accomplishments. Also, be sure to optimize your resume with keywords. Our recruiters can use them to match your resume with available opportunities.

Where are you located? Do I have to move to work at Cisco?

Cisco is a global company with over 274 offices in 96 countries. Relocation is on a case-by-case basis and depends on various factors including business need and type of role. With that said, we offer flexible work practices and allow our employees the option of working remotely. We encourage you to reach out to your recruiter for specific details.

Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes! We encourage you to explore and apply to any and all roles that fit your qualifications, skills, and interests.

What will my career progression look like at Cisco?

Drive your own progress and direct your career growth by identifying opportunities, adding value, and raising your hand to get involved in assignments that will stretch you beyond your current role.

Students and New Graduates

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!

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