In-Person Fall Internship (September - December, full-time - 40 hours per week), based in the Meraki Chicago, IL or San Francisco, CA Office
Cisco Meraki Business Unit
At Cisco Meraki, our Network Support Engineering team troubleshoots cases that cover the entire Meraki product line, including our wireless access points, security appliances, cameras, switches, and Systems Manager application!
The Network Support Internship allows individuals to explore the wonders of Networking by developing an understanding of networking fundamentals through structured classroom instruction, Packet Tracer exposure, labs, and troubleshooting scenarios instructed by a Meraki Intern Instructor/Mentor.
With a steep learning curve and a fun, fast paced work environment, our interns come out of the program with a deeper understanding of networking, stronger problem-solving skills, and a mastery of customer support.
Pursuing an associate's degree or are a Junior or senior pursuing a bachelor's degree with a computer science, information technology, networking, systems administration, or a related field from an accredited university. Individuals who have completed a relevant networking BootCamp within the last 6 months will also be considered. Individuals pursuing a master’s degree will not be considered
Hardworking and interested in exploring the Networking field
Passionate to assist and problem-solve with customers
Able to strategically and critically think about how to look for solutions, willing to be pushed outside your knowledge areas, and eager to learn and find solutions
An efficient communicator and problem-solver
Networking certifications a plus: CCNA, CCNP CWNA, etc.
Experience supporting or testing LANs, VLANs, WLANs, VPNs, NAT devices, &/or DHCP servers is a plus
Comprehension of networking protocols, including TCP, STP, ARP, Ethernet, OSPF, etc. is a plus
Preferred experiences within helpdesk, technical call center, desktop support, or past networking experiences preferred, but not required.
Authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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