Founded in 2009, Okta is a publicly traded identity and access management company that provides cloud software to help companies manage and secure user authentication. It also assists developers in building identity controls into applications, website web services, and devices.



Looks For

Nominated as a Great Place to Work in 2020, Okta believes in strengthening connections between people, technology, and community. The Okta community is full of diverse, passionate people who deeply care about the products, brand, and culture.

History of


As an identity management service, Okta allows companies’ IT departments to manage access across any application, person, or device. Okta’s main focus is customer success, and the company celebrates a strong collaboration and innovation with each of their customers. Each year, they hold an awards ceremony that honors a few of their customers’ achievements.


Internship Programs

Okta Internship Program

Okta offers a variety of summer and full-year internships to undergraduate and graduate students. These programs are intended to provide students with real-life experience in their desired field and to develop their professional and technical skills. Interns are able to work on innovative and exciting projects and have the opportunity to network and receive guidance from high level executives.

Types of Internships: 

  • Data/Analytics
  • Engineering
  • IT/IS
  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Project Management
  • Sales/Account Management

What it's like to Work at


Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
Data / Analytics
Human Resources / People / Talent
Project Management
Office Locations
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington DC
Chicago, IL

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
  • Cash incentive bonus program
  • Mental Health resources and programs


Interview Process

The recruitment season is from August-November and the interview process can last between 1-6 weeks. 

1. Phone Interview with Recruiter

This short interview will be with a Recruiter where they will go over your background, what you know about Okta, and your overall goals.

2. Phone or Video Interview with Hiring Manager

This 30 minute interview is the second stage, which will be done by a Hiring Manager. In this interview the Hiring Manager will dig into your background a bit more, go over your experience, and talk about what you know about Okta.

3. Interview with another Hiring Manager

This interview will be similar to the second interview and will be conducted by another Hiring Manager where they will go over your background, experience, and Okta.

4. Technical Challenge

After the initial screenings, you will have about 2 weeks to complete Okta’s technical challenges. Out of 20+ challenges, you will be asked to complete a minimum of 4. You will be asked to present the challenges you’ve chosen to the Hiring Manager and a few seniors managers. 

5. In-person Interview

If you pass the Technical Challenge, you will most likely be asked to go to the headquarters to meet with a few people you will be working closely with, plus test you to see what you actually know.