Product Management Intern (MBA) - Summer 2024 Internship (Meraki)
Location:San Francisco, California, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Compensation Range44000 USD - 130000 USD
Technology InterestInternet of Everything, Networking, Software Development, Wireless, Mobility
Product Management Internship (MBA), Summer 2024 (May - August), San Francisco. Full-time work schedule, Monday- Friday, 40 hours per week
The modern world runs on the Internet, and the Internet cannot exist without its underlying infrastructure. Meraki makes setting up, managing, and maintaining that infrastructure easier than it has ever been before. Meraki enables connectivity everywhere from neighborhood cafes to education institutions to global hospitality groups operating thousands of sites.
As a Product Management Intern at Meraki, you will collaborate with forward-thinking engineers and excited customers to help ensure that we have another homerun product addition to the Meraki #fullstack. You will work closely with the executive team to establish a winning strategy, and collaborate with our extraordinary sales, marketing, and partner teams to ensure market-adoption and rapid growth. We want your help to make this nascent product line shake up the burgeoning multi-billion-dollar analytics market.
Meraki believes that the quality of our product is dependent on the quality of our engineers. We place a high value on nurturing the growth and development of everyone on our team. We foster an open and encouraging workplace where everybody is given the opportunity to succeed.
Example Projects of a Product Management Intern:
- Working closely with the customer and our engineering team to identify new product concepts and GTM strategies.
- Develop new MX product for service provider customers, working with sales, marketing, hardware, and software engineering team
You are an outstanding applicant if:
- Currently enrolled in an MBA program
- Strong business background (ex: Product Management or Marketing) desired
- CCNA/CCNP/CCIE routing/switching/security certifications a plus
- Experience with or passion for learning about networking, cloud, and emerging disruptive technologies
- Strong user empathy with a deep desire to understand top customer problems
- Easily communicate complicated concepts to non-technical folks
- Entrepreneurial, can-do attitude with a strong sense of product quality
- Love solving technical problems in creative ways
- Authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
Intern Program Overview:
Meraki interns join the team for 12 and 16 week programs and are placed directly onto sub-teams. During the program, interns have the opportunity to work on a small starter project, such as integration and implementation of new tools, before spending the remaining duration of the program on a larger project, such as building the infrastructure for a new service. Projects are cross functional, which allow insight into new languages and technologies, help encourage professional growth within engineering, and allow a sense of ownership within the team.
Meraki’s engineering teams place a high emphasis on mentorship. Each intern is matched 1:1 with a mentor who provides continual feedback and guidance throughout the duration of the program. Mentors help with introductions to other team members, overviews of tools and processes, and provide a seamless integration into Meraki life.
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.
At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.
U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.
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