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Come join us over here at Backblaze, we're neat! Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. If you share the same values and see a position below that excites you, we want to hear from you!

Facilities Intern

Department: Facilities
Location: San Mateo, CA

About Backblaze 

Backblaze makes storing and using data astonishingly easy. When our founding team got together, they committed to helping people save their data. Today, the Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundational platform around the world for a broad community of developers, IT generalists, entrepreneurs, and individuals who seek the easy, affordable, trusted solutions we provide. 

We’ve managed to nurture a team-oriented culture with amazingly low turnover. Our approach is guided by honesty, transparency, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Our customers are happy, and so are our coworkers: In the most recent “Great Place to Work” survey, 97% of our team rated Backblaze as “a great place to work.” Check out what our employees are saying on Glassdoor

Backblaze is looking for a task-driven intern who will help the Facilities department perform day-to-day activities in oversight of visitors and visitor management, contractors and their services, performing routine maintenance, and special projects. This opportunity will be both educational and practical. The ideal candidate will be personable and have an interest in safety and facilities management. If you’re interested in kickstarting your career in Facilities and getting a closer look into our company, we’d like to meet you.


What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with Facilities on day-to-day operations

  • Coordinate visitors and oversee our visitor management system

  • Develop a new tracking system for inventory of equipment, supplies, and security

  • Identify new parking solutions and work with the Facilities team to acquire those solutions

  • Develop information to distribute to returning employees

  • Track progress, priorities, and deadlines of various projects

  • Help maintain budget and financial tracking for the Facilities Department


What the internship will provide you:

  • Develop experience working on a variety of Facilities and Safety projects

  • Gain exposure to a fast-paced, collaborative environment

  • Work side-by-side with contractors of all different disciplines

  • Compensation available



  • Received a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to manage competing priorities

  • Basic knowledge of Gsuite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.)

  • You are able to fully commit to a 12 or 16 week (40 hours per week) internship

  • You must be at least 18+ years of age at the start of the internship


At Backblaze, we value being fair and good to our customers, partners, and employees. That’s why diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values. We are committed to fostering a workforce where all employees feel a sense of belonging regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socioeconomic status, ability, veteran status, and education. We believe that our dedication to cultivating a diverse workspace not only allows us to better serve our customers in over 175 countries, but further reinforces our commitment to doing the right thing. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



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