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 We Are Cisco Social & Blogs page where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Cisco. You can check on the status of your application by signing into My Jobs Profile.
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?
Thank you for your interest. Visit our Working At Cisco page to learn more about our different job areas and apply for a role that's right for you. We look forward to hearing from you.
Where are you located? Do I have to move to work at Cisco?
Cisco is a global company with over 380 offices in 165-plus 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.
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?
The Cisco culture can be summarized in three statements: Connect Everything, Innovate Everywhere, Benefit Everyone. Explore Our People Deal to learn more.
We encourage you to explore our We Are Cisco Blogs & Social page where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Cisco.
Is there someone at Cisco I can speak with?
The best way to stay in touch with us is through our We Are Cisco social network community. Leave us a tweet, comment, or question, and we'll do our best to get back to you.
How can I check the status of my application?
You may check on the status of your application by logging into My Jobs Profile.
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.
Will Cisco assist with relocation expenses?
Depending on the level and type of role, we may offer relocation packages to out-of-town candidates.
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 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.
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!