Frequently Asked Questions


Q: I've submitted a job application. What is the next step?

Thanks for applying! You should have received a system and email confirmation that your application has been received. We encourage you to explore our #WeAreLenovo page where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Lenovo. You can check on the status of your application by signing into MY PROFILE PAGE.

Q: Why should I sign up for job alerts?

Signing up for JOB ALERTS is a great way to receive customized job alerts that match your skills and areas of interest. Simply tell us a little bit about yourself and your areas of interest, then you’ll be added to our data base and begin to receive job alerts within 48 hours.

Q: What should I expect during the recruitment and interview process?

Our process helps us get to know you, and for you to learn about Lenovo’s people, culture, and business. We'll evaluate your skills and experience against our current business needs. We'll ask you about your academic and work experience. You can ask us questions, too. Be prepared to tell about your achievements and the value you could bring to Lenovo.

Q: How do I apply for a job at Lenovo?

Thank you for your interest. Visit our page to learn more about our different job areas and apply for a role that's right for you. We look forward to hearing from you.

Q: Where are you located? Do I have to move to work at Lenovo?

Lenovo is a global company with over 63K employees serving 180 markets globally. Relocation is on a case-by-case basis and depends on various factors including business need and type of role. With that said, we offer flexible work practices. We encourage you to reach out to your recruiter for specific details.

Q: Do you offer benefits?

Absolutely! Please go to 福利关爱 page to see some of our favorite global benefits and be sure to ask your recruiter for more details for the market you’re considering.

Q: How would you describe the culture at Lenovo?

Lenovo’s culture has been the heartbeat of every choice we’ve made for our customers, our employees, and the world around us. It’s the way we work together as one team; it’s how we bring success to our businesses and our customers; it’s how we make the world to be a smarter place for everyone. We do what we say. We own what we do. We wow our customers. That is our promise to the world, and it is how we will succeed as a company. We encourage you to explore our #WeAreLenovo where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Lenovo.

Q: How can I check the status of my application?

You may check on the status of your application by logging into MY PROFILE PAGE

Q: Does Lenovo sponsor visas or work permits?

The sponsorship of work permits may not be authorized in all countries, so we assess it on a case-by-case basis. We suggest speaking with your recruiter for more information.

Q: How can I improve my chances of standing out during the application process?

Make sure your resume and LinkedIn profile are up to date and tailored to the role you're applying for. Be sure to optimize your resume with keywords our recruiters can use to match your resume with available opportunities. Feel proud and showcase your skills and past accomplishments. Most importantly, be yourself. We’re excited to get to know you.

Q: Will Lenovo assist with relocation expenses?

Depending on the level and type of role, we may offer relocation packages to out-of-town candidates. Please let your recruiter know your expectations.

Q: Can I apply for more than one job?

Yes! We encourage you to explore and apply to any and all roles that fit your qualifications and interests.

Q: What will my career progression and personal development look like at Lenovo?

At Lenovo, the sky is the limit. You will drive your career and grow in transformation by identifying opportunities, adding value, and raising your hand to get involved in stretch assignments beyond your current role. We are a large company with multiple business units so you can grow in and across our business in multiple geographies. We revel in rewards and recognition. At Lenovo, you're setting the stage for growth in every corner of the globe - including your own. In addition to our exciting and rewarding work, Grow@Lenovo offers tens of thousands of free resources including books, courses, videos, boot-camps, and in-person training. You can also find free professional exam certification training paths and tools to guide, develop and prepare you for future job roles at Lenovo. If you choose to further your education outside Lenovo, let us know and we’ll see how we can help.

Students and New-Grads

Q: How do I apply for an internship or co-op position at Lenovo?

We offer a variety of short and long-term internships, summer internships, and co-op programs to qualified students. Visit our 校园招聘 page for more details on how to apply.

Q: What is the best time to apply for university openings?

Although we post job opportunities throughout the year on a rolling basis, most of our internship and early-career full-time openings are posted by September for the following year.  We complete much of our hiring by December, so please submit your application as early as possible to be in consideration.

Q: What should I do if I don’t see a position that suits me well?

Continue to check back on our careers site as new opportunities are posted year-round! You can also set up Job Alerts or join our Talent Community.

Q: What do you look for in student candidates?

Whether you’re an intern or full-time hire, we’re look for candidates who are self-starters, driven and have potential to grow. A passion for technology and innovation will help you, help us, create smarter technology for all. Each role has a unique set of requirements, so it's important that your skills, experience, and interests match up well with what we're looking for.

Q: How long do Intern programs last and how are they structured?

The duration of your internship will vary depending on the program and semester. Most of our internships last 8-12 weeks over the summer, or 14-18 weeks during the semester. You will report to the manager that hires you. During the summer we have lots of intern enrichment programs, volunteer and fun activities.

Q: What does your recruiting season look like?

For University roles, we collect head count each spring, prepare over the summer and recruit in the fall. We’re typically on the road at your schools in Sept through early Oct. We screen resumes throughout the fall. On-site and Virtual interview sessions are in Oct/Nov and we try to get all full-time offers out by the end of the calendar year. Intern hires come next, we hire for summer interns starting in January. Many internships run year-round, so we post and hire as needed.

Q: Do student workers have access to any company benefits or perks?

Access to our benefits and perks vary greatly by location and role. This is a good question to ask during your intern interview!

Q: Do I have to have a technical degree to work at Lenovo?

No, we hire for a wide variety of both technical and non-technical roles across the company.  Search jobs or work with a recruiter to learn more about where your degree may be a good match.

Q: Can I still apply to internship and full-time roles if I’m an international student?

Yes, we encourage everyone to apply to our openings and we will communicate any further information as the recruitment process progresses. We support CPT/OPT and Visa processing for some roles.

Q: Do you have to be a previous intern to apply to full-time early career roles?

No, everyone is welcome to apply to our early career opportunities.