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Corporate Strategy Remote Externship

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Partner Company(s) Description

Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare is a global cloud services provider that delivers a broad range of services to businesses of all sizes and in all geographies—making them more secure, enhancing the performance of their business-critical applications, and eliminating the cost and complexity of managing individual network hardware. As of March 31, 2021, approximately 17% of the Fortune 1,000 were paying Cloudflare customers.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Cloudflare is a publicly traded company under the stock sticker NET. and serves more than 4.1 million customers in 180+ countries.

Qualifications:

We are seeking ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in technology, corporate strategy and M&A. This program is perfect for students who would like to understand the Special Projects and Strategy function within a large corporation and how companies expand through acquisitions, inorganic growth opportunities and strategic initiatives.


Skills you'll develop:
If you are not a US Citizen/Permanent Resident and English is not your native language, you will be required to demonstrate evidence of your proficiency in English through TOEFL (minimum score: 118) or IELTS tests (minimum score: 9).
If you are a US citizen or permanent resident, or if English is your native language, or if your application is made through a sponsoring educational partner, you will be exempt from the English language testing requirement.
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About the program:

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  • 100% remote
  • Part-time (
    10
    hours/week for
    8
    weeks)
  • Mentor-led
  • Training included
  • Unpaid
  • $500 Stipend

Program Overview

This externship opportunity is in partnership with the Special Projects team at Cloudflare. The Special Projects team at Cloudflare works on a wide range of strategic and tactical projects that are critical to the operations and long-term development of Cloudflare. From Cloudflare’s entry into China through a strategic partnership with China’s largest Internet companies; to conducting strategic acquisitions; managing the company’s partnerships and relationships with the major cloud providers; and finding commercial opportunities for Cloudflare’s new products and technologies, the team is involved at all levels of driving the company’s business strategy and development.

What you'll do:

In this externship program, you will work with the Special Project team to analyze and evaluate corporate growth opportunities by looking at strategic initiatives undertaken by various successful technology companies. You will create detailed case studies that dive deeper into how technology companies set up, run and measure these programs, and compile best practices to inform Cloudflare’s strategy for developing their own investment capabilities in the future. During this program students will have a chance to:

  • Learn how the corporate strategy function  creates value on technology organizations
  • Analyze investments made by corporates and understand the organization strategy behind them
  • Research about technology companies and their corporate investments
  • Analyze companies organizational and financial data to evaluate potential acquisition deals using data analytics tools
  • Deconstruct strategic decisions and how that can create or destroy value for tech companies
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation showcasing best practices and potential recommendations for Cloudflare.

Skills You'll Develop

Skills you'll develop:

Qualifications:

We are seeking ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in technology, corporate strategy and M&A. This program is perfect for students who would like to understand the Special Projects and Strategy function within a large corporation and how companies expand through acquisitions, inorganic growth opportunities and strategic initiatives.


Skills you'll develop:
If you are not a US Citizen/Permanent Resident and English is not your native language, you will be required to demonstrate evidence of your proficiency in English through TOEFL (minimum score: 118) or IELTS tests (minimum score: 9).
If you are a US citizen or permanent resident, or if English is your native language, or if your application is made through a sponsoring educational partner, you will be exempt from the English language testing requirement.
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Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare is a global cloud services provider that delivers a broad range of services to businesses of all sizes and in all geographies—making them more secure, enhancing the performance of their business-critical applications, and eliminating the cost and complexity of managing individual network hardware. As of March 31, 2021, approximately 17% of the Fortune 1,000 were paying Cloudflare customers.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Cloudflare is a publicly traded company under the stock sticker NET. and serves more than 4.1 million customers in 180+ countries.

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