Intern - EMEA HR

Internships Amsterdam, Netherlands


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


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. The program also features a combination of challenging projects with tangible impact, engaging social events, and networking opportunities. 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 from industry leaders

12-week program

Peers of elite students

Fun and engaging events that inspire your intellectual curiosity

Opportunities to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects

Connections to other interns, recent grads, and employees across the company as well as our leaders


Your Impact


        Point of contact for general HR questions

        Track employee onboarding and offboarding; coordinate the onboarding process for new employees with Staffing

        Track employee changes and promotions and ensures changes are processed in a timely manner

        Work closely with US-based departments (HRConnect, Staffing Connect, Compensation Connect, Recruitment, Expense Reports, etc.) to resolve employee questions or issues

        HR Reporting and ad-hoc HR projects/ initiatives

        Support  in building the content repository of job descriptions for all sales roles

        Planning, coordinating and tracking small (sub)projects, which are mainly HR-focused


Your Experience


        Currently studying for a  Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Resources or a related relevant study

        Good understanding of employment laws and current practices across the region

        Meticulous and have advanced proficiency in Gsuite.

        Able to work on a diversity of projects and activities Strong communication skills with a positive attitude

        Fluent in English is a requirement. Any additional European language is a plus

        Excited about gaining hands-on experience as an HR Generalist in all areas of Human Resource Management

        Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a pressurized environment and work proactively to ensure project milestones are met

        NOTE: To be eligible for this position you must be registered as a student for the entire duration (approximately 6 months) of this internship. Flexible start date January/February 2020.


The Team


Our People team works throughout the organization to enable ... you guessed it: people. We’re one team, driven to one mission statement. Each piece matters, and within the People team, you are focused on enabling our teams to resolve the world’s most challenging cybersecurity threats.


You will be part of a growing, passionate, and dynamic team with an opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects — centered on what we believe is one of the most significant mission statements in the world.


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.