Workforce Development Operations intern
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Who are we?

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, operating over 250data centers across the globe. Digital leaders harness Equinix's trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed. Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value, while supporting their sustainability goals.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions.We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Workforce Development Operations intern

Data Centers are considered Critical Facilities. This means that we support hospitals, laboratories, and public safety centers. Simply put - We cannot go dark. In this 12-week internship program you will learn all the necessities in becoming a data center technician/engineer.

  • Don't just make a living, make a difference! This opportunity will set you up for a lifelong career in an industry the touches every life across the globe.

This opportunity is for candidates with non traditional degree backgrounds.

The Opportunity

  • You will learn hands on skills required for different career paths within data centers. This includes electrical, mechanical, fiber optics, and HVAC systems, fire systems, building automation systems /building mechanical systems as well as customer focused sales opportunities.
  • Learn systems and tools that will increase your technical knowledge
  • Support customer happiness through timely and detailed order execution
  • Grow a natural curiosity for facilities
  • Develop strong problem-solving skills
  • Maintain detailed written records of all work activity
  • Contribute to the success of your team and the greater success of the company by completing hands-on work
  • Paid hourly, 40 hours per week

Your Background Includes

  • The ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. and are agile in manual dexterity (climb, stoop, et.) with or without an accommodation
  • The flexibility to work any assigned shift, off-schedule, fill in for workmate, respond to emergencies, holidays, nights etc.
  • Skills such as experience with HVAC, plumbing, fiber optics, ethernet, switches and servers, and electrical, diesel generator, fire systems and building automation systems/ building mechanical systems are welcomed but not required
  • A natural curiosity and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong customer service mindset - whether the customer is your co-worker, a supplier or client
  • Dedication and commitment to doing things with precision and accuracy
  • High School Diploma

Equinix houses and powers the internet, providing interconnections to all the key clouds, networks, and your favorite apps. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together private and public cloud environments on a physical platform. That's why we are the world's digital infrastructure company, operating 230+ data centers across the globe. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

Learn more about data centers HERE.

We are a fast-growing global Fortune 500 company with over 17 years of consecutive stock market growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of companies, networks, cloud, and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering outstanding service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Watch a brief video HERE, to learn more about our work culture.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you are a qualified candidate and need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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