Dropbox is a file-sharing service based in San Francisco, fostering a ‘people-first,’ supportive work culture. In terms of hiring, Dropbox continues to lean into conversations of diversity in order to build these values into the fabric of their company.



Looks For

DropBox prides themselves on their supportive and outgoing work culture, so these values are reflected in their recruiting and hiring processes. While DropBox seeks specific skills and qualities, like a candidate whose highly motivated, a creative problem solver, and possesses specific skills for the role, one’s character and being a team player is just as important at Dropbox.

History of


Dropbox was founded in June 2007, when Founder/CEO Drew Houston kept forgetting his flashdrive when he was enrolled at MIT. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco with 12 offices worldwide.


Internship Programs

DropBox Summer Internship Program

DropBox offers internship programs in a variety of data analysis & software engineering roles. Interns work alongside industry leaders to architect the growing family of Dropbox products that handle over a billion files a day for people and businesses around the world.

Applications for summer internships open in late August. Interviews typically take place in November either in person or online. 

Check out their page for more information about open positions for students and new grads.

What it's like to Work at


Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
UI & UX Design
Business Development
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
Legal / Public Policy
Customer Support / Success
Sales / Account Management
Human Resources / People / Talent
PR / Corporate Communications
Office Locations
San Francisco, CA
Washington DC
Baltimore, MD

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Current Juniors pursuing their Bachelor’s
  • Dedicated Mentorship
  • Market Competitive Salary
  • Intern Hack Week
  • Housing Stipend
  • Employee Resource Groups


Interview Process

Applications for summer internships open in late-August and interviews typically take place in November either in person or online.

1. Initial Phone Screening

The process starts with a quick phone interview with a recruiter or hiring manager who will ask behavioral questions and quickly goes over your resume, experience, and interests to see if you should be moved forward to the next step.

2. In-Person or Virtual Interview(s)

The second and following interview(s) will be with an employee from the specific department/team the applicant is applying to.