Verizon Careers FAQs

Looking for info about working at Verizon? Here, you’ll find the answers to our most asked hiring questions.

Working here

What are the different technology areas that Verizon has a presence in?

From 5G to Fios, cloud, security and more, we offer technology products and solutions that transform the way our customers connect, collaborate and innovate. Learn more about what we do.

Where does Verizon have offices?

Verizon has 150 locations across North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

What job functions can I apply for?

We have career opportunities in different areas of our business. These include roles in Sales, Customer Service, Technology, Cybersecurity, Operations and Corporate including Finance, Marketing, HR, Legal, and more.

Why Verizon?

At Verizon, we don’t wait for the future, we build it. To learn more about what it means to be Verizon, refer to the company Credo. Its at the heart of everything we do.

Is Verizon an equal opportunity employer?

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

What’s Verizon's stance on diversity in the workplace?

We care about diversity in both our employees and our suppliers and believe that diversity and inclusion are how we achieve success.

Does Verizon provide accommodations for people with disabilities?

Verizon is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance with the employment application process. For assistance, please email Verizon.staffing.accommodations@verizon.com or fax 301-924-7636.

Does Verizon offer opportunities for people without college degrees?

Yes, we have various opportunities and only require a degree when it is necessary for a role.

Does Verizon help with relocation?

Yes, in some instances, relocation is available and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Does Verizon have any work from home jobs?

We do for some positions. For those interested in customer service, we have at-home representative opportunities.

Does Verizon allow flexible work schedules?

Schedules and work arrangements are at the manager’s discretion.

Will Verizon sponsor me if I need a permit to work in the U.S.?

Yes, in some cases Verizon is able to support visa sponsorship as necessary for the role.

Does Verizon have an employee referral program?

Yes, we encourage employees to expand our network with theirs. Program details are available internally.

If a Verizon employee refers you prior to applying, your submitted application will be associated with this referral automatically. Referrals received after you apply are not considered a referral.

How long does the hiring process take?

The process varies based on the position and department involved. Please keep an eye out for updates. We’ll reach out if we need additional information. You can also check the status of your application by logging into your Verizon Careers dashboard.

Applying and interviewing

How do I search and apply for open positions?

We list all current job openings on the Verizon Careers site, where you can search and apply. Once you find a job that interests you, we offer lots of ways to apply. You can use your social profile, a cloud option or file upload. This is the best way to start the process.

Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes. We encourage you to explore different career areas that fit your qualifications and interests.

How will I know whether my application has been received?

You’ll receive an email confirmation after submitting your application. We’ll reach out if we need additional information.

How do I check my application status?

You can check the status of your application by logging into your Verizon Careers dashboard.

How do I edit my career account?

To edit your profile, log in to your Verizon Careers dashboard and click the menu next to the Verizon logo to open “My preferences.” From there, select “Create/update my account” to change your name, address or contact information.

Can I share job postings with a family member or friend?

Of course. We encourage you to share jobs with your friends and family members. Click “Share This Job,” located next to the Apply button, to share a specific job posting via email or social media.

I was referred by a Verizon employee. What happens next?

Once you are referred, you will receive an email requesting you to review the career site opportunities and apply to the jobs for which you are qualified. If you apply after you have been referred, your application will be identified automatically as a referral.

What’s the interview process like?

The process varies by position but once you’ve been contacted by a recruiter, they will discuss the next steps with you and make sure you have all the information.

How should I prepare? What should I wear? Should I ask questions?

We know that interviews can make candidates nervous so here are our top tips to help you prepare.

What if I can’t make it in person? Do you do video interviews?

Each position is different. If you’re not located near the job you’re applying for, please discuss the possibility of a phone or video interview with your recruiter.

Pay, benefits & career development

When will my benefits start?

Verizon offers competitive pay and benefits which vary by position and country. When you join Verizon, you may be eligible for some of these benefits that promote employee health, wellness and learning (in the form of tuition assistance and training, depending on the job and location).

Does Verizon provide training?

Yes, depending on job and location. We have robust training and development programs to support leadership as well as functional skill development.

Does Verizon cover any tuition reimbursement/assistance?

To encourage employees’ ongoing professional and personal development, tuition assistance may be available for education that meets program guidelines. Our programs vary by position and country for employees who are eligible.

What about health insurance and dental insurance?

We want our employees to be healthy, happy and productive so they can deliver for our customers and achieve their goals for life. We call it Be Well, Work Well. Depending on individual circumstances you may be eligible for these valuable benefits and services for you and your family. These benefits may vary by position and country.

Does Verizon offer parental leave?

Yes. Verizon Parental Leave provides eligible employees with up to eight weeks of leave, paid at 100% of base pay, to bond with a newborn or newly adopted child.

What’s Verizon’s vacation policy?

Time off is important, which is why working at Verizon includes a competitive vacation policy, personal days and holidays. These vary by job and location.

What other benefits are available?

The Verizon benefits package delivers a combination of competitive pay comprising of base pay, short-term incentives, and health and welfare benefits which vary by position and country.

These may include an employee assistance program, on-site fitness centers or discounts to participating local gyms, 401(k) savings with company match, adoption expense assistance and more. Visit our benefits page for additional insight.

Please note: Benefits and programs vary by position, location and employee eligibility. The examples given above are of U.S. benefits. Benefits for locations outside the U.S. will be determined by the local market.

Military careers

Does Verizon have a military recruitment team?

We do. In fact, we have a dedicated recruitment team with different branches assisting all Veterans. Contact a military recruiter.

I want to work for Verizon once I leave the military in 12 to 18 months. When should I contact you?

Thank you for your service and we look forward to helping as you plan your next step. If you’re still in the service, the best time to reach out is about 90 days before you’re eligible to start the next great chapter in your career.

How do I apply? Do I need paperwork from the military?

No special paperwork is required. Just search for a job and apply for the positions that you’re interested in. And of course, you have the option to identify yourself as a veteran when asked on the application. However, don’t wait to prepare. Gather as much information about the jobs you are interested in and start networking with people who are in those roles.

Due to my military service, I don’t have a college degree. Will Verizon still consider me?

Absolutely. We’ll consider your time in the military and experience. We also have an option for Military Spouses to self identify during the application process.

I’m a veteran without any corporate experience. What roles can I apply for?

Use our Military Skills Matcher to translate your military skills into a civilian career at Verizon or reach out and contact a military recruiter.

What job areas are most relevant to my military experience?

We hire service members across all functions and departments and have found service members to be especially successful in engineering, sales, customer service and operations roles. Please join our Military Talent Network to learn about opportunities that suit your interests and expertise.

I have gaps in my employment history because I have moved around to support my spouse’s military career. Are there job opportunities for me at Verizon?

We recognize and appreciate the sacrifices you make supporting a loved one who serves. We understand Military Spouses and Veterans have gaps in employment and that’s why we’re committed to helping military spouses like you. Please join our Military Spouse Talent Network to learn how your skills may match our career opportunities.

Students and campus

Does Verizon recruit on college campuses?

Yes. Verizon participates in on-campus recruiting and has many opportunities for students.

What types of opportunities are available?

Opportunities include internships, co-ops, Leadership Development Programs and entry-level positions.

What does the application process look like?

Once you find a job, we offer lots of ways to apply. You can use your social profile, a cloud option or file upload. Search and apply for jobs on the Verizon careers site. Once we receive your application, a recruiter will contact you with any next steps, including possibly scheduling an interview.

What should I do if you’re not coming to my campus?

You can always search our Careers site for new openings and follow along on our Careers social channels for additional updates.

What qualifications do you look for in a candidate?

Specific qualifications vary across jobs and are included in specific job postings. In general, we’re looking for a motivated self-starter. A candidate never satisfied with the status quo, always trying to beat a personal best. Someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. Flexible, dependable and works well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and is inspired to take smart risks.

How early should I start applying if I haven’t graduated yet?

Visit our careers site to apply for relevant opportunities - we post the majority of our Internships and other Campus Program opportunities in August and September for the upcoming year and it’s best to apply then.

Does Verizon offer internships and co-ops during the school year?

Yes, we do have a limited number of internships and co-ops during the school year, in addition to a structured summer program. Some Summer Interns also stay on as Interns during the fall semester.

How long is the internship and co-op program? How is it structured?

Programs range from 10 weeks to six months.

Are Verizon internships paid?

Yes, Verizon interns receive compensation for their work. Pay rate varies by team, position and location.

Where are internship opportunities located?

Internships are available at Verizon offices around the world. Search near you.

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