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College & New Grads

We recognize the strengths students can bring to the table and wants to utilize and develop up-and-coming talent. That’s why we offer a variety of programs for college students and new graduates.

Our high standards have helped us secure some of the brightest minds across the globe, who are still a crucial part of ADTRAN today. Students get unique and hands-on experience here that is recognized and applauded by other companies and academic institutions.

Students participate in real-time projects that are important to the company, quenched with a challenging, innovative environment that allows them to identify and enhance their fullest potential.

New Grad Recruiting

Our success depends on innovative thinking in both technology and business and new grads contribute great ideas that complement our existing workforce. If you are looking for a company that will provide you with unique opportunities and the chance to develop your skills, we encourage you to consider us. With competitive benefits, state-of-the-art facilities, and a supportive work environment, there is no better place to launch and establish your career.

How to Apply

We have relationships with many universities across the country. Students are encouraged to register with their university's Career Center and request an interview with ADTRAN following the processes established by the Career Center. It’s also important for students to apply for our positions online at www.adtran.com/apply.

Our team will review resumes submitted and select students to interview. Following the interview, students will receive notification of ADTRAN's decision via email and may be asked to visit ADTRAN for additional interviews. Minimum GPA requirement: 3.4 for Engineering roles.


Our Technical Internship Program offers qualifying college students a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience before graduation. If our Co-op program isn't the right alternative for you, consider an internship to help jumpstart your career. This offers students a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience before graduation. 

We provide a variety of internship opportunities in areas throughout the company such as Software Development, Testing, Research and Development, Technical Support, and Hardware Design.

Internship Program Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a four year institution
  • Engineering students must be enrolled in an accredited ABET program
  • GPA: 3.8/4.0 minimum cumulative
  • Maximum of two college semesters remaining following scheduled work term
For more information on openings, visit www.adtran.com/apply.


Our Co-op program provides multiple opportunities for training, education, certifications and real-time work experience. Co-ops work alongside professional engineers and staff on projects that are relevant to the company.
Majors recruited: Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and occasionally Mechanical and Optical Engineering. Minimum GPA requirement: 3.4 If you would like to begin the application process or want more information, visit your school's Co-op office, contact Human Resources or learn more about the Co-op Program.

Contact Student Recruiting

901 Explorer Boulevard
P.O. Box 140000
Huntsville, AL 35806