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Early Talent

Jumpstart your career with an internship at Splunk

At Splunk, we put our interns in the game right away! You’ll build your skills and experiences as you work and network with mentors and leaders on rewarding projects that are actively building a safer and more resilient digital world – all while soaking up an award-winning Splunktern experience that you’ll never forget.


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1. A person who interns at Splunk and becomes an integral part of the team and our unique culture. We empower Splunkterns with mentoring and real work challenges, ensuring that they make meaningful contributions to our business. They network, attend special events and get lots of free swag.

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Splunk Internship Program
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Work hard

In addition to competitive compensation, you'll get tons of hands-on experience while working on real, go-to-market products and initiatives. And we’ll provide you with the support and development opportunities that will set you up for success.

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Play hard(er)

There’s more to work than just work, of course. You’ll have opportunities to network with executives and participate in other social events for interns like escape rooms, virtual bingo, sporting events, ice cream socials, volunteer opportunities and more.

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Go in or go remote

Our interns can work remotely or in the office in cities like San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Plano, Vancouver, Toronto, London, Krakow, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and Tokyo.

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Meet the Splunktern
Guadalupe Bucio
Technical sales intern

"The joy I've gotten from working with Splunk is unbelievable. I've met a group of extraordinary interns who have quickly become my lifelong friends. This internship has also brought me a network of Splunk mentors who are both highly knowledgeable and bright and the most caring individuals I've encountered thus far."

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Geoffrey Qin
Software development engineering co-op

"I have a lot of flexibility in my job and my mentor, manager and team are all very supportive. Each week, I have separate one-on-one meetings with my mentor and manager where we discuss my progress on the projects and any technical issues or suggestions that arise during my work."


2023 Campus Forward Award Winner

For the second year in a row, Splunk has been selected as a 2023 Campus Forward Award Winner for our unwavering commitment to seeking out and hiring early career talent, our commitment to diversity & inclusion, along with our investments in nurturing and retaining the next generation of talent. See the award here.



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Our benefits are designed to support your physical, financial, emotional and mental wellbeing.

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Splunk's Hiring Practices
Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. We comply with local, state/territory, and federal regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the countries in which we operate. Splunk provides reasonable medical, religious, or other legally required accommodations for eligible employees.

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Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.

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