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Data Center Operations - Workforce Development Program


Job Summary

Data Centers are considered Critical Facilities. This means that we support hospitals, laboratories, and public safety centers. Simply put - We cannot go dark. In this 12-week internship program you will learn all the necessities in becoming a data center technician/engineer.

Don't just make a living, make a difference! This opportunity will set you up for a lifelong career in an industry the touches every life across the globe. 


This opportunity is for candidates with non traditional degree backgrounds.


The Opportunity  

  • You will learn hands on skills required for different career paths within data centers. This includes electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems as well as customer focused opportunities. 
  • Learn systems and tools that will increase your technical knowledge 
  • Support customer happiness through timely and detailed order execution 
  • Grow a natural curiosity for facilities 
  • Develop strong problem-solving skills 
  • Maintain detailed written records of all work activity 
  • Contribute to the success of your team and the greater success of the company by completing hands-on work 
  • Paid hourly, 40 hours per week

Your Background Includes  

  • The ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. and are agile in manual dexterity (climb, stoop, et.) with or without an accommodation 

The flexibility to work any assigned shift, off-schedule, fill in for workmate, respond to emergencies, holidays, nights etc. 

Skills such as experience with HVAC, plumbing, fiber optics, ethernet, switches and servers, and electrical are welcomed but not required

A natural curiosity and strong troubleshooting skills 

Strong customer service mindset – whether the customer is your co-worker, a supplier or client 

Dedication and commitment to doing things with precision and accuracy 

High School Diploma 


Equinix houses and powers the internet, providing interconnections to all the key clouds, networks, and your favorite apps. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together private and public cloud environments on a physical platform. That’s why we are the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 230+ data centers across the globe. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.  


Learn more about data centers HERE 


We are a fast-growing global Fortune 500 company with over 17 years of consecutive stock market growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of companies, networks, cloud, and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering outstanding service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.  


Watch a brief video HERE, to learn more about our work culture.