Proofpoint Product Manager Summer Intern - Undergrad in Sunnyvale, California

Product Manager Summer Intern - Undergrad

Location:Sunnyvale, CA


Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we’re a team of superheroes protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We scout the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

It is our sole mission to help our allies protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Become a Superhero-In-Training

This role is ideal for interns who have the desire to learn about building real products in the real world from the ground up. In this role, you will gain valuable experience in product management, market research, competitive analysis, customer insights and critical problem solving. You will be exposed to exciting new technologies in cloud and security domains, have interactions with Fortune 500 enterprise customers and participate in a series of fun oriented team building sessions.

As a Product Management Intern, you will be driving specific projects and collaborating with a great team of dedicated developers, QA engineers, designers, and operations teams. You will also interface with many functions throughout the company to gain a broader understanding of the company and product management role.

Your Current Super-Skills

  • Can-do attitude, ability to work independently, and strong drive to get things done

  • Track record of successful execution resulting in timely delivery of projects

  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to build rapport and consensus with cross-functional colleagues

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple competing priorities

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree within a technical or business program

  • Previous work experience in a technology company (preferred)

Your Superhero Profile

You have the ability and interest in workingfull time(40 hours/week)in our Sunnyvale, CA office. You are currently pursuing anundergraduate degree(2018 new college grads also eligible), and are successfully maintaining an above average GPA, preferably 3.0 or higher. This summer internship is scheduled to run for 11 weeks from June – August 2018.

Launch your #LifeAtPFPT

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. Our summer interns are highly valued, and we strive to ensure all interns are provided with a meaningful work experience, as well as projects that are relevant to our interns’ interests. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!

Req #: 18-127SM


Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.