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University Relations


At Equinix, you will spend your time gaining practical work experience and learning from some of the sharpest minds in the industry. Join us and shape the future of the cloud and global interconnection at one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies.

Embracing Diversity

Equinix is a growing global company, and the diversity of our talent and the innovation generated from our employees is critical to our success. We value diversity in thought and contributions, and believe that every employee can make an impact. That’s why we partner with universities to find and hire extraordinary people who will bring their unique perspectives to help us shape the digital world.


Make an Impact

One of our core values is to “Serve Others”. We believe we can do well by doing good, and giving back is just part of who we are. Our global corporate giving and volunteering programme has benefitted more than 400 global non-profits since 2015, and our employees volunteered more than 8,500 last year alone. As an intern with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on your community and learn first-hand what it means to Serve Others.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you only hire summer interns?

While our largest intern programme takes place during summer, we do hire interns during the autumn and spring, depending on the position

What are the internship eligibility requirements?

To be eligible for an internship, you must be actively enrolled on a university degree programme.

Who is considered eligible for a New to Career position?

To be eligible for a New to Career position, you must be an individual who has recently finished your undergraduate or postgraduate degree and has minimal-to-no working experience.

Does Equinix provide relocation or housing for interns?

Equinix does not provide housing for interns. However, we do give membership to internhousing.com where you have guidance in finding short-term housing options in our area.

How much exposure does an intern get to Equinix management and Executives?

At Equinix, interns have opportunities to build relationships with our management team through our lunch and learns, volunteer events and team outings.

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Internships at Equinix

Being an intern with us goes beyond just watching your ideas unfold. We actually give you the opportunity to execute them. You will have the chance to work side-by-side with professionals who work in a variety of roles – from support functions to technical roles – who want to make an impact and shape the future of the world’s most interconnected data centres.

Hear what our interns have to say about working at Equinix

"Within the first day and first couple weeks I have found this place to be an amazing company. I couldn’t imagine spending my summer anywhere else."

Mary Baronitis

Technical Program Manager, former Intern

"Once the summer was over, I actually dreaded leaving Equinix and going back to school. When you’d rather work 8-hour days than sleep in until your college quiz at noon, that’s when you know you’ve found the right place to work."

Erika Kent

Associate HR Business Advisor, former Intern

Perks and Benefits*

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  • Icon Company-wide Open Door Policy
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  • Icon Data Centre Visits
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* varies by location

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New to Career at Equinix

Graduating from university is an incredible milestone in your academic career. Our New to Career positions target recent graduates and those who have minimal to no work experience and give them the opportunity to start building their careers. Start your dream career now!

Hear what our New to Career hires have to say about working at Equinix

"I could not see myself replacing the amazing team members that I’ve come to consider dear friends at Equinix."

Mayowa Ige

Former Business Systems Analyst and Project Manager Intern

"Equinix is the type of place that if you do not hesitate to ask questions, everyone is willing to give you opportunities that will navigate you to your long-term goals."

Ryan Khalesi

Chief of Staff, former Intern

Perks and Benefits*

  • Icon Social Events
  • Icon Free Breakfast and Beverages
  • Icon Company-wide Open Door Policy
  • Icon Volunteer Opportunities
  • Icon Data Centre Visits
  • Icon Networking
  • Icon Financial Perks (401k Match, Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Icon Health and Well-Being (Medical Plans and Gym)
  • Icon Time off (Volunteer Days and Paid Time Off)

* varies by location

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