How to get a job at

Box

Box is a company that offers cloud content-management and file-sharing software to customers. According to Chief Operating Officer Stephanie Carullo, “Box is built on the principle of bringing people together to do amazing work. We do this by creating an environment where we trust each other, work collaboratively, and have a deep respect for one another.

What

Box

Looks For

When looking for new hirings, Box places an emphasis on culture “add” not culture “fit”. This means they want to bring a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to their company in order to create an environment of belongingness. When going through the job application process make sure to stress what makes you different to Box, and how that will help the company and culture it has.

History of

Box

Box was founded in 2005 and currently has 97,000 companies that use its products. Box has 12 offices in 9 different countries with the US offices located in Redwood City, San Francisco, Austin and New York City.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Administration
Business Development / Corporate Development
Engineering
IT/IS
Marketing
Product
Project Management
industries
Tech
office locations
Greater San Francisco
Greater Austin
Greater New York
2019 Revenue:
$608M

Box

Internship Programs

Box Business Fellowship

The Box Business Fellowship is an opportunity for students to explore business careers in the Tech Industry. Over the course of one week, you will learn about different roles in Sales, Customer Success, Recruiting, and other departments.

Rotational Leadership Program

RLP develops leaders through a multi-faceted MBA rotational program. During a 20-month program, you'll work on critical, CEO-commissioned initiatives across diverse teams, gaining a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to run a successful cloud company.

Software Engineering Internship

During a 12-week internship, you will be embedded as a full-time member of one of our Engineering teams, driving your own summer project. Paired with your manager and a mentor, you will learn to operate in a scaled codebase, and you will build and ship code to  directly impact our product.

General Internship

During a 12-week internship, you will be a full-time member on a small team. Interns are encouraged and empowered to drive their own projects, ask questions, come up with solutions and own the results.


Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Undergraduate Sophomores and Juniors, MBA students
Perks:
  • Unlimited sick days
  • Telecommuting
  • On-site fitness/subsidized gym
  • On-site medical care facility
  • Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
  • Health insurance for part-timers

Box

Interview Process

The application process is dependent on which internship the student is applying for. The general internship process usually consists of a series of interviews to check on company fit and applicants knowledge and skills. The software engineering internship usually will also have tests that measure the applicants skills in a variety of tech fields.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Box and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on Box, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.


Common Interview Questions at

Box

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  • Tell me something outside of work that you are passionate about
  • Walk me through your resume 
  • How do you manage conflict?
  • Why Box?
  • Describe how you would deal with a difficult situation 
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?