Careers at Nvidia
Nvidia describes itself as “like no place you’ve ever worked”;, where you will be enabling cutting-edge technology to solve some of the world’s hardest problems.
Nvidia offers a range of career opportunities across many industries such as AI, auto, hardware, research, gaming, graphics, and more. Nvidia also offers internships and opportunities for graduates.
The internships are available year-round for a minimum of 12 weeks, during which you will gain valuable experience. You may also have the opportunity to become a full-time employee upon completion, with internships being Nvidia’s primary pipeline for early-in-career hiring.
Nvidia’s graduate opportunities include a range of programs where you will dive right into meaningful work. Graduates are hired across multiple disciplines, including:
- Chip design
- Machine learning
- Deep Learning
Nvidia names their employees “Nvidians”, and prides itself on an inclusive and collaborative company culture, which encourages and values people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Employees also enjoy attractive benefits, such as a stock purchase plan, world-class healthcare, and generous parental leave.
Nvidia Application Process
The Nvidia application process consists of multiple stages including an online application, assessments and interviews.
Throughout the application process, Nvidia will assess the core skills, competencies, and attributes required for success at the company. It will look to see how well you fit in with the core values, which are:
- Intellectual Honesty
- Speed and Agility
- Excellence and Determination
- One Team
Nvidia online application
The first part of the process is the online application. Candidates search for their desired position on Nvidia’s careers page, which they can refine by job category, location, job type etc. Once a candidate has decided on the position they would like to pursue, they will need to submit an online application.
The online application form will begin by asking candidates for some personal details, such as your address and contact number, followed by your work experience and education.
After this, you will need to upload your resume, which should detail your work experience, your education, and any other qualifications and skills which make you a suitable candidate. It’s also advisable to take a look at the job description and tailor your resume to the requirements of the position.
After uploading your resume, you need to answer some questions about your right to work in the country, gender, ethnicity, etc.
Once you’ve submitted your application you will typically hear from the recruiting team within two weeks.
There is no limit to the number of positions you can apply to. However, Nvidia advises you to stick to three to five of the most relevant roles for you, so you have the best chance of being considered.
If your application is successful, you will be advanced to the next stage of the application process, which consists of varying types of interviews. The number of interviews you have will depend on the position you are applying to.
During the interviews, you will meet with the hiring manager, team members, and employees from other groups, which may be via phone, video or in person. Nvidia will be looking for evidence that you will fit in well with the company culture at Nvidia, so ensure you are familiar with the company’s mission and values.
Nvidia pre-screening interview
The first interview is typically a screening interview via telephone, where you will be asked basic questions regarding your background, skills, and experience. You should also use this as an opportunity to ask any questions you may have and learn more about the role.
Nvidia telephone interview
If you are successful, you will be invited to another phone interview with the hiring manager. This interview will delve further into your technical skills, experience, and personality.
Nvidia technical interview
After this, you may be invited to a final technical interview, which will test your abilities on things like systems architecture and C fundamentals.
Nvidia on-site interview
Success at this interview will lead to an invitation to an on-site interview, which can take up to five hours to complete. The day will consist of around five interviews, which will test you on technical knowledge such as data structures and algorithms.
Nvidia HR interview
You will also likely have an additional HR interview, which will assess whether your behavioural characteristics match the requirements of the role.