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NetApp provides software, systems, and services to manage and share data on-premises, and private and public clouds worldwide. Further, it provides software maintenance, hardware maintenance, and other services, including professional services, global support solutions, and customer education and training.



Looks For

NetApp is looking for energetic and passionate people who can introduce fresh ideas to the company. They want to hire individuals who have strong communication and problem solving skills and can tackle projects utilizing different perspectives. Moreover, NetApp wants people who can work well within a diverse work environment.

History of


NetApp was founded by David Hitz, James Lau, and Michael Malcolm in 1992; the company initially focused on data management. After going public in 1995, NetApp quickly began to grow and thrive, expanding to different offices and growing in annual revenue. NetApp is now listed on the Fortune 500 List of US companies with the largest revenues and is also featured on Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work For list.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Business Development / Corporate Development
Data / Analytics
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
office locations
Greater San Francisco
2019 Revenue:


Internship Programs

Summer Internship Program

NetApp’s Summer Internship Program typically lasts for 10-12 weeks and is offered in a variety of major cities. During the program, interns work on a team to complete research projects and other educational assignments. Interns also have access to important resources, mentoring, and feedback and can explore different departments within NetApp. The Summer Internship Program is intended to be a gateway to full-time employment within NetApp and is typically open to rising Juniors and Seniors.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional (such as law school) degree program
  • Autonomy: given the same amount of responsibility as full-time employees
  • Mentorship: work with mentors both formally and informally
  • Development opportunities


Interview Process

The interview process at NetApp can take 3-4 weeks.

1. Phone Screen with Recruiter

In this initial phone interview the interviewer will go over background, experience and NetApp.

2. Technical Interview with Hiring Manager

Depending on the position you are applying for, you may go through a technical interview.

3. Onsite Interviews

The onsite interview can consist of 4 interviews face-to-face with 5-8 people each lasting 45 minutes to an hour.

How to Prepare

Use your network

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

Do your research

Do research on NetApp, 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


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  • Do you prefer working alone or in a team?
  • Tell me about a time in which you had responsibilities in a team.
  • Why NetApp?
  • Describe a time you took leadership.