Amazon.com intern Interview Questions

Updated Sep 1, 2014
Updated Sep 1, 2014
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied on their website. Was later emailed by a recruiter in order to set up a time for my phone interviews. The interviews consisted of 2 45 min phone interviews. Both interviews consisted of the interviewer introducing themselves, then coding question, and finally 5 minutes to ask questions. 2 weeks after the interview I was contacted and offered the internship.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Amazon.com in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    First round was an mcq round having questions from: Quantitative aptitude, c, c++, java, operating system and 2 coding questions.
    Second round was technical interview: questions on arrays, linked list and trees were asked.
    Third round: it was hr round. typical hr questions were asked

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    firstly they took a online test conducted through hackerrank and then 25 students were shortlisted ..then two technical iinterview rounds were there...... they questiojns regarding trees, algorithms, sortings questions, operating system.... interview was really nice and goes very smoothly if u know most of the things

    Interview Questions
    • they askes me a puzzle of bouncing ball and 100 buildings problem   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    Pretty neat and quick. Took two back to back interviews each of 45 minutes and that's it. Problem solving and then code those solutions. System design question. Unit test scenarios.

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    The entire process was very enjoyable for me. Before the interview, I was informed on the topics they would ask so I could better prepare myself for it. I had back-to-back interviews with 45 minutes each. The interview didn't delve too much into my past experience and just went straight to the technical questions. I answered 2 questions for each interview. The questions were about data structures and algorithms, if you know the Cracking book pretty well then it should be no problem. The interviewers were nice and guided me with the right directions to answer the questions. I was given an offer a week later and was provided with very detailed information about the internship. Overall it was a very positive interviewing experience for me.

    Interview Questions
    • Very expected questions. For every question, you are expected to explain your approach, step through conceptually, and then write the code, step through the code, and clean up the code. Although questions are not the most difficult, you need to be very accurate and precise with your thought process and code.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Operations Leadership Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Three step interview process. Went through all three interview on campus. Very laid back and casual. The interviews did not really give a good idea of what a summer with Amazon would look like, so be sure to have done your research before applying. There are two case questions to answer, but if you know about little's law you'll be fine.

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    • Two case questions that involved math and were fairly easy   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Was contacted by a recruiter after handing in resume at a career fair. Invited straight to on site interview. Had to prepare a case on a M&A scenario, or inventory management. 4 rounds of 30 minute 1 on 1 interviews, two standard behavior, one "bad cop", and one bar raiser. Case assumptions will get challenged, but relatively straight forward

    Interview Questions
    • If amazon were to launch a new product what would be your idea. How will it make money.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    6 months Full time commitment for undergrad students
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Got the interview through a college career fair. Two back-to-back phone interviews with different people, each one 45 minutes.Both interviews were technical and required coding online. About 2 weeks after the phone interviews, I got an email from the recruiter extending an offer. They gave me about 2 weeks to respond to the official offer.

    Interview Questions
    • -Write a method to convert an integer into a roman numeral string
      -Design a class for a deck of cards
        Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Had employee referral a couple months before response from recruiter. I was contacted by recruiter to set up 50 minute phone interview which was was both in depth behavioral and a decent amount of technical questions. Then invited to Amazon headquarters for two back to back 45 minute interviews. Ultimately heard back a week later.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you decide price point for advertising on Kindle?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Amazon.com in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    There were two 45-minute over the phone interview. Both were done with 2 people. In other words, you had the chance to talk to 4 people. The process took about 3 months. I actually didn't apply online, I submitted a resume at the Grace Hopper conference in October and got an email in December with interview details. Heard back 2 weeks after the interview. Make sure you know basic data structures and be prepared to answer runtime analysis along the way as well.

    Interview Questions
    • First interview: Given a node in a binary search tree, find its successor (the next highest number). Assume that each node has a parent pointer.   View Answer
    • Second Interview: Write a function that takes an integer and returns true if the integer is a palindrome and false otherwise   View Answer
    • Second Interview: Write a function that takes a binary search tree and returns an array with the in-order permutation of the tree.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Internship position wasn't in a spot to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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