Graduate student and MBA opportunities

What does your future look like?

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.

Learn more about our internship and development programs designed to improve your professional skills and begin your career by joining a team that empowers new ideas. Show us what you’re made of, and we’ll help you grow. 

Dell also offers co-op positions that last for four, six or eight months throughout the year. To be eligible, you must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in a formal co-operative program at an accredited college or university. You’ll gain academic credit for your assignments while you’re with us. Opportunities are available in US, China and Ireland in roles like: engineering, security, global services, finance, marketing and more!

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Jump Start Graduate Development ProgramJump Start Graduate Development Program

As part of Dell’s strong commitment to guide and develop young professionals, we launched Jump Start Graduate Development Program to help recent graduates integrate easily into the Dell culture and work environment.

The Jump Start Graduate Development Program courses will be taken by recent graduate hires during their first year after joining Dell and equips them with learning and resources to align to Dell’s Culture Code, establish relationships, build a professional network, develop a career plan, and more!

This instructor-led training and self-paced learning will provide recent graduate hires with the tools and training to grow and thrive within Dell. They will be given the opportunity to connect and network with team members and leaders who will encourage them to start mapping their career in Dell.

With Jump Start Graduate Development Program recent graduate hires will:

  • Align to Dell Culture Code.
  • Define and build relationships with leaders and peers.
  • Determine strengths and position their brand.
  • Create a network of support for work and career.

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:

Accounting Intern Program

Accounting Internship

Who: Select students enrolled in a five-year accounting program or equivalent
Where: United States
Time commitment: Eleven 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 & Computer Science Internship

Enginereing internship

Who: Undergraduate, Master's and PhD students with select engineering degrees
Where: Global
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over summer


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, hardware engineering, manufacturing engineering, process engineering, and test engineering.
  • MIS: software development, business systems analysis, and technical analysis.
  • Customer Services: engineering technical support and services
  • Dell.com Ecommerce website: software development engineering and user experience engineering.
  • Enterprise Software Development: network security, cloud computing, info management, big data, system management, software development
  • R&D: Research & Development for next-generation advanced technology and Dell products, mobility, data center, internet and much more!
  • Security: cyber security, fraud intelligence, authentication, encryption, cyber crime
  • Cloud Development: migration strategies, cloud platform deployment, enterprise application management and advanced data center technologies
  • Data Analytics: intelligence driven security analytics, data analysis, algorithmic development and statistics

Finance Intern Program

Finance Internship

Who: Select undergraduate and finance MBA students
Where: United States
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over the summer

The Finance Intern Program is a 10-12 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 Technologies development programs and coworkers.

Global Operations Internship

Global Operations InternshipWho: MBA candidates and undergraduates from select universities
Where: United States
Time commitment: Ten to twelve 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.

Global Sales & Business Operations Internship

Global Sales & Business Operations InternshipWho: MBA candidates and undergraduates from select universities
Where: United States and India
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over the summer

The Global Sales and Business Operations Internship is a 10 to 12 week summer program providing insight into the behind-the-scenes projects that support positive customer engagement and an optimized end-to-end order experience. Participating departments may include Global Sales Planning & Analysis, Americas Sales Finance & Operations, Data Analytics, Inside Sales Operations, Pricing Strategy & Operations, and Americas Partner Sales Operations.

Global Services and Deployment Internship

Global Services and Deployment Internship

Who: MBA candidates and undergraduates from select universities
Where: Global
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over the summer

Global Services and Deployment 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: Undergraduate and Master's degree students
Where: United States
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over summer

Dell HR intern program provides students a snapshot of what HR at Dell has to offer and includes project based roles throughout HR in functions such as global compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, HR operations and more.

IT Internship

IT Internship

Who: Select undergraduate and graduate students
Where: United States, EMEA
Time commitment: Ten to twelve 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 your success and will provide a detailed project plan for success and regularly meet 1x1 to provide support and network opportunities within the company.

Marketing Internship

Marketing Internship

Who: MBA candidates and undergraduates from select universities
Where: Global
Time commitment: Ten to twelve weeks over the summer


The Marketing Internship Program invites students from select universities to join Dell marketing organization over the summer for a 10-12 week internship. Interns provide fresh insights into key strategic projects, and the program provides students an incredible learning experience and career development opportunity. Opportunities can range in: Branding, Events, Product Management, Social Media, Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Field Marketing, Marketing Intelligence and more.

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:

Global Business Services Graduate Leadership Development Program
Global Business Services Graduate Leadership Development ProgramWho: Recently qualified post-graduates, with a second European language
Where: Ireland
Time commitment: 24 months
Level: Entry-level

The GBS Graduate Leadership Development Program offers graduates the opportunity to experience our fast-paced Finance and Services organizations. They will complete an extensive development training program including Lean Six Sigma & Toastmasters. Graduates will join EMC as an Associate Business Analyst, gaining experience in a variety of operational, analytical and financial areas, with exposure to Senior Leadership and cross functional project work.

After completion of the two year rotation program, which is made up of 5 different rotations, graduates will transition into the EMC GBS organization based on business need, skill alignment and participant desire.

Global Enterprise Leadership Development Program
Global Enterprise Services Leadership Development ProgramWho: Recent graduates with an undergraduate or MBA degree
Global (Hopkinton MA; Brentford UK; Shanghai China)
Time commitment: Two years
Level: Entry-level

The Global Services Leadership Development Program (GSLDP) is a rotational program consisting of four 6 month rotations. These assignments will provide exposure to the diverse areas of Global Enterprise Services including but not limited to our Customer Service, Professional Service, Strategy and Operations, and Go To Market organizations. We aim to build future leaders through strategic GES experiences, foundational leadership training, and professional networking skills. The program accelerates our associate’s careers and delivers high performance and strategic thinking to the business. We are looking for individuals who can think strategically and solve problems. The ability to multi-task in a fast paced and rapidly changing technical environment as well as the talent to be a thought leader are key components to be successful in this program.

Global Services Associate Program

Global Services Associate Program Who: Entry Level recent grads up to five years of experience
(depending on role within program)
Where: Global
Time commitment: 18 - 30 months (depending on role within program)
Level: Entry to mid level

The Global Services Associate Program (GSAP) recruits and hires candidates locally and provides training centrally in one of our 10 global training locations. As a GSAP Associate, you will be developed through a structured program that combines intensive training and practical experience in a multi-week Boot Camp. This Boot Camp includes an introduction to the storage industry, best practices and methodologies and the Dell EMC way of doing business. Your training will include hands-on work with Dell EMC products and platforms and storage infrastructure tools. You will also receive the foundation necessary to achieve technical certifications (Dell EMC and Non-Dell EMC).

All of this technical training is combined with extensive professional skills and role-specific training. Ultimately, you will transition out of your training Boot Camp to your full time role. At that point, you will take on the daily responsibilities of your job with the guidance of your mentor and pursue further post-Boot Camp development to ensure that your skills keep up with the demands of the company and IT industry. You are reviewed on your performance bi-annually and are eligible for merit increases with each program review. Upon successfully completing the program, you will be eligible for a promotion to the next job level within the Business Unit you are aligned to.

HR Rotation Program
Human Resources Rotation ProgramWho: Undergraduate and Masters in Human Resources graduates
Where: Global
Time commitment: Two to three years
Level: Entry-level

Dell Human Resources Rotation Program is designed to build a team of well-rounded HR professionals who can innovate, think strategically, build strong relationships with clients, keep our customers in mind, drive results and lead the future of HR at Dell Technologies.

Participants typically experience a rotation assignment: in a business- aligned HR position, in an HR Specialty role, such as compensation, talent acquisition or benefits, or on a key strategic project or activity.

Marketing Development Program

Marketing Development Program (MDP)Who: Recent MBA marketing graduates
Where: United States
Time commitment: Nine to twelve months
Level: Mid-level (4-6 years relevant experience)

Within one year of completion of your MBA and acceptance of a full-time offer within marketing, you will be placed into the Marketing Development Program for a period of nine to twelve months. You will lead strategic assignments in various parts of the organization on a wide variety of teams such as: marketing operations, product marketing, and regional marketing. You will have access to structured and exclusive trainings, executive exposure through mentorships and events, networking opportunities within your cohort and other development program members, community service projects, coaching, inclusion in the growing MDP alumni network, and the chance to identify your ideal role within Dell.