Salesforce is one of the most employee friendly, and employee well-being oriented companies out there. Interns and new graduates, at Salesforce, work on real projects that affect how their business runs, giving them the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the future of the company.
Why Intern at Salesforce
- Do meaningful work. From day one interns and grads work on real projects that go into production, giving them the opportunity to significantly impact the future of the company.
- Get paid to give back: Interns receive seven days of paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to devote to causes they believe in.
- Gain exposure to senior leaders: Through the Executive Speaker Series programs, interns have unprecedented access to Salesforce leadership team.
- Develop a strong diverse network: Interns have endless opportunities to mix and mingle, collaborate via Salesforce Ohana floor seating and connect on their Chatter platform.
- Continue learning new Salesforce skills: With Trailhead, interns can explore new Salesforce skills through guided learning paths.
- It’s fun! During their time in this program the recruits attend sporting events, city tours, wellness activities and also delicious food!
Click here to go to Salesforce FutureForce experience site.
Where do I find available Salesforce Internships
Salesforce has a dedicated page that allows filtering by category, location, and type. You can visit the page here.
Applying for a Salesforce internship is straight forward. Before you apply, make sure you have read the job details carefully and are sure of the role you are applying for. Another handy tip is to update your resume according to the job description of the role you are applying for.
In 3 easy steps your application should be ready to submit.
Step 1: Start Your Application.
You can choose from one of the following options:
- Autofill with Resume
- If your resume is up to date, apply by choosing the first option i.e. Autofill with Resume. This will save you time by prepopulating most sections automatically from your resume.
- Apply Manually
- This option will be time consuming but you can add the necessary information as you wish without automated prefilled sections.
- Use My Last Application
- If you have ever applied to a Salesforce job before and your last application has up to date information, simply use the same details and proceed to apply.
- Apply with LinkedIn
- If you are comfortable connecting your linkedIn account with your Salesforce application then proceed with this option.
Step 2: Create an Account
Clicking on any of the option will first take you to a log in page where you will need to create a new Account in order to submit your application.
Step 3: Fill in Details
Once you have filled in the necessary details, simply click submit and wait to be contacted by a recruiter from Salesforce.com.
Salesforce internship procedure typically consists of two rounds – one with a developer and one with a hiring manager. These interviews are either telephonic or at the university campus.
The interviews focus on algorithms, data structures, SQL queries and design problems. A bit of behavioural stuff is asked too, apart from questions from your resume and past experiences/projects. The level of coding questions depends upon the interviewer and can range from easy to hard, with most of them being in the medium difficulty bucket.
To learn more on how to ace the Salesforce Intern interview, click here.
Stories from Salesforce Intern Alumni
Read the summer stories told by the Futureforce intern alumni at Salesforce to get a better understanding of the program.
- My Salesforce Summer Internship: The Who, What, When, Where & How!
- 6 Highlights from My Product Marketing Internship at Salesforce
- Going Virtual at Salesforce This Summer: Culture, Innovation and Ohana
- How I Helped Shape the Future of Work with Salesforce