Intern-Global Events Coordinator

Internships Santa Clara, California


Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

Your Career

As a Global Events Coordinator Intern, you will be responsible for managing many aspects of select event programs while helping to advance the vision and strategic direction of the department. This position requires superior organization, negotiation, and communication skills, as well as being able to manage resources and budgets effectively and creatively. We are looking for an event marketing professional with some hands-on experience planning and executing events and programs.

Past projects have ranged from one to three months and typically involve planning tradeshows and our FY kick off alongside the global events team while gaining knowledge and experience with contracting venues, brainstorming creative and out of the box ideas to make the company stand out as well as hands-on experience at these events. 

Our global internship program trains the next generation of cybersecurity talent across a range of specializations, from threat intelligence to information security, engineering, and marketing. Interns and recent graduates can learn about the network security industry from leading thinkers, grow their professional networks, and be part of a career-defining experience.

Our Summer Internship Program from May-August or June-September provides you: 

  • 1:1 mentorship
  • Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity
  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects
  • Connections to other recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders
Your Impact
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Registration platform management
  • Event execution
Your Experience
  • Deadline driven
  • Organized
  • Fast-paced
  • Detail-oriented
Requirements – To apply, you must be pursuing a 4-year Undergraduate Degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above, a 2-year Master’s Degree or a Doctorate degree and returning to school in the fall. You must have the authorization to work within the United States. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

The Team

The primary objective of our global events team is to stand out and create an immersive experience for visitors at Palo Alto Networks events and sponsored tradeshows. We are an industry disrupter that became an industry leader: the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in history. We do things differently here and the person in this role will have an opportunity to be a key team player in the orchestration of all our global events. 

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.