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Proofpoint Business Operations Summer Intern – Master’s/MBA in Sunnyvale, California

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

About the Role

Business Operations for the Security Products & Services Group (SPSG) plays a critical role in providing executive management with vital market and product level insights. Examples include product & threat analytics, competitive analyses, and growth potential analyses and insights. You’ll also support our SMB Platform growth strategy. As a part time intern, you’ll gain diverse experience across analytics, business strategy, growth initiatives and product launches.

The ideal candidate will have the analytical ability to:

  • Approach key business questions with a problem-solving and analytical approach

  • Learn to build and maintain analytical models key to the core business

  • Conduct both quantitative and qualitative exercises

Your Current Skills

  • PowerBI experience – Building & maintaining critical business dashboards

  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills – Ability to use Excel to answer high-level business questions

  • Sharp business acumen & critical-thinking mindset

  • Desire and ability to learn, grow, and collaborate with the wider team

  • Attention to detail and a keen eye for data discrepancies

  • Flexibility and comfort with fast-paced initiatives

Candidate Profile

You have the ability and interest in working full-time (40 hours/week at maximum). You are currently pursuing a Masters/MBA degree , and are successfully maintaining an above average GPA. This internship is scheduled to start in June and run through August 2022.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!