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Graduate student and MBA opportunities

What does your future look like?

Close those textbooks and open your Dell career roadmap. You’re well on your way to becoming a leader. The degree you’re pursuing is preparing you to be a big-picture thinker and to make important, strategic decisions. Dell has a variety of opportunities available for graduate students and MBAs that round out academic studies with real-world experience. If success and integrity are parts of your career goals, explore your potential with Dell.

Wondering what happens next? Check out our career development programs page to learn more about how Dell supports your career after you become part of the team.

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Dell is dedicated to graduate student hiring, and we offer various internship opportunities in several business areas to help our students learn more about our culture and career offerings. Please see the descriptions below for information about specific internship opportunities. For general internship questions, please contact the University Relations team.

Accounting Intern Program

Accounting Internship
  • Who: Select students enrolled in a 5-year accounting program or equivalent
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 11 weeks over the summer

  • The Accounting Intern Program is an 11-week intensive development opportunity for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a 5-year accounting program (or who will have equivalent credit hours required to become a Certified Public Accountant). In the program, interns have opportunities for real-world work experiences through at least one specific project that culminates in an end-of-summer presentation to executive management. The summer internship also includes intern-specific team building events, an executive speaker series, and networking opportunities with participants in other Dell development programs and coworkers.

    Engineering Internship

    Enginereing internship
  • Who: Undergraduate and Master's students with select engineering degrees
  • Where: Global
  • Time commitment: 10-12 weeks over summer
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    As a Dell intern engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the following areas:

    • Product Development: mechanical and electrical engineering development, Dell technology and innovation strategy creation, software solutions development, and test validation.
    • Manufacturing Engineering: quality engineering, manufacturing engineering, process engineering, and test engineering.
    • MIS: software development, business systems analysis, and technical analysis.
    • Customer Services: engineering technical support.
    • Dell.com ecommerce website: software development engineering and user experience engineering.
    • Enterprise Software development: network security, cloud computing, info management, big data, system management.
    • R&D: Research & Development for next-generation technology and Dell products, mobility, data center, internet and much more!

    Finance Intern Program

    Finance Internship
  • Who: Select undergraduate and Finance MBA students
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 11 weeks over the summer

  • The Finance Intern Program is an 11-week intensive development opportunity for undergraduate and graduate Finance students. In the program, interns have opportunities for real-world work experiences through at least one specific project that culminates in an end-of-summer presentation to management. The summer internship also includes intern-specific team building events, an executive speaker series, and networking opportunities with participants in other Dell development programs and coworkers.

    Global Operations Internship

    Global Operations Internship
  • Who: MBA candidates from select universities
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 10-12 weeks over the summer

  • Join a world-class Global Operations supply chain where you can drive lasting change while building a long-term career. At Dell, our talented supply chain experts and benchmarked processes and capabilities are supporting the company’s transformation strategy. With in-house supply chain training and development programs that enable our team members to build their careers with us, we’ve built an environment where our team members feel inspired, connected and have the ability to succeed every day. Interns work in different areas of Global Operations and, all interns are expected to complete analysis and present results/recommendations to management on specific summer projects.

    Global Sales Operations Internship

    Commercial Sales Operations Internship
  • Who: MBA candidates and undergraduates from select universities
  • Where: United States and India
  • Time commitment: 11 weeks over the summer
  • The Global Sales Operations Internship is an 11 week summer program providing insight into the behind-the-scenes projects that support positive customer engagement and an optimized end-to-end order experience. In the program, interns take on an impactful assignment that culminates in an end-of-summer presentation to executive management. The summer internship also includes team building events, an executive speaker series, business case challenge and networking opportunities with participants in other Dell development programs and coworkers. We provide our interns with robust performance feedback, career development planning and the possibility of a full-time role upon graduation.

    For more information about the GSO Internship, please contact Lauren Adams.

    Global Services and Deployment MBA Interns

    Global Services and Deployment MBA Internship
  • Who: MBA candidates from select universities
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 10-12 weeks over the summer

  • GSD is made up of global operations teams to include customer service, supply chain, and professional services; marketing and sales operations teams, finance, engineering, and more. Roles include a combination of project management and internal consulting roles. Interns, joining this team, will be expected to apply strong consulting skills to broad set of business improvement opportunities, including: mergers and acquisitions, operations improvement, cost reduction and business optimization.

    Human Resources Internship 

    Human Resources internship
  • Who: Master's degree candidates
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 10-12 weeks over summer

  • Dell’s HR intern program provides students a snapshot of what Dell and the HR Rotational Program have to offer and includes project based roles throughout HR. Upon successful completion of their internship, students are the first to be considered for offers to join Dell’s HR Rotation Program.

    IT Internship

    IT Internship
  • Who: Select undergraduate and graduate students
  • Where: United States
  • Time Commitment: 10-12 weeks over the summer

  • The Dell IT internship is a 10-12 week program designed for top performing undergraduate or graduate students. As an IT intern, you will undertake challenging, strategic, and operational projects. You will be given a manager who is committed to their success and will provide a detailed project plan for success and regularly meet 1x1 to provide support and network opportunities within the company. The program also provides an assigned mentor and peer level buddy as well as frequent group events. The internship culminates with a high visibility presentation to executive management.

    Marketing MBA Internship

    Marketing MBA Internship
  • Who: MBA candidates from select universities
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 10-12 weeks over the summer
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    The Marketing MBA Internship Program invites MBA students from select universities to join Dell’s marketing organization over the summer between their first and second year of business school. Interns provide fresh insights into key strategic projects, and the program provides students an incredible learning experience and career development opportunity. This program is a key pipeline for hiring students straight from highly competitive MBA programs.

    For more information about this program, check out our brochure.

    Dell supports your growth throughout your career, and we offer several development and rotation programs for our new graduate hires. Read more below to find the right development program for you.

    HR Rotation Program

    Human Resources Rotation Program
  • Who: Masters in Human Resources graduates
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: Three one-year rotations
  • Level: Entry-level

  • Dell’s Human Resources Rotation Program (HRRP) is designed to build a team of well-rounded HR professionals who can innovate and think strategically, engage and act with our clients and customers in mind, execute quickly and lead the future of HR at Dell.

    Participants typically experience a rotation assignment: in a Center of Excellence; in an HR field position, in a business-aligned position; or on a key strategic project or activity.

    Global Assurance and Transformation

    Global Audit and Transformation Program
  • Who: Finance graduates
  • Where: Global
  • Time commitment: Varied
  • Level: Mid-level
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    Global Assurance & Transformation (GAT) is a leadership-development program designed to produce future Dell leaders by providing accelerated development opportunities through diverse assignments across different regions and business functions. We offer short- and long-term opportunities for high-performing talent across all our business functions interested in accelerating their development, broadening business and finance acumen, and building leadership capabilities early in their professional career. Individual development is accelerated through a host of structured and formal technical curriculums; online, classroom and on-the-job learning and development; individual development plans; structured management development; symposium events; and leadership and competency development. Continuous performance feedback is the cornerstone of our leadership development model that enables each team member to reach the fullest potential and achieve career goals.

    Leadership Development Program (Supply Chain)

    Leadership Development Program (Supply Chain)
  • Who: recent MBA graduates
  • Where: Global
  • Time Commitment: Two years
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    The two-year Leadership Development Program (LDP) gives mid-level participants the chance to build a deep understanding and knowledge of Dell Global Operations and End-User Computer Solutions. Participants of this program develop an integrated view of procurement and supply chain, develop a global network of Dell professionals, gain exposure to executive management, enhance communication and presentation skills, and build a wide breadth of job experience.

    Marketing Development Program

    Marketing Development Program (MDP)
  • Who: recent MBA marketing graduates
  • Where: United States
  • Time commitment: 9-12 months
  • Level: Entry-level
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    Upon completion of a Dell internship and acceptance of a full-time offer, you will be placed into the Marketing Development Program for a period of 9–18 months. You will lead strategic assignments in various parts of the marketing organization. Assignments include executive visibility and interaction, and the opportunity to identify your ideal role within Dell.

    Marketing Rotation Program

    Marketing rotation programWho: Recent master's and MBA graduates with one-year of employment at Dell
    Where: United States
    Time commitment: Three years 
    Level: Entry-level




    The Marketing Rotation Program exists solely to help lead top talent on a three-year global career experience full of unique professional and personal opportunities. Candidates become eligible for this program when they have completed their first year of Dell employment.