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Updated 17 April 2015
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  1. Great group great company.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Former Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Nice work-life balance, great people, great pay, fantastic intern program.

    Cons

    Aspirations seemed to stagnate and employee motivations for products tended to wane.

  2. Work experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Intern in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great internship. Lot of Freedom. Great team

    Cons

    It is hard to find anything bad about my internship

    Advice to Management

    Great company. It is hard to give any advices as it is a big company.

  3. Great working environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Program Manager Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Program Manager Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)

    I worked at Microsoft

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Have a mentor; Improve soft skills

    Cons

    Workload might be a little heavy

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  5. Very Good experience there

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    working environment and atmosphere between colleagues are very good

    Cons

    Air pollution in Beijing is severe

  6. Awsome company

    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Microsoft

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work environment is very good

    Cons

    Work not so good in MSIT

  7. Great internship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Intern - Intern in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team, great working environment, very interesting project. Really felt like I got a taste of what it meant to work at Microsoft. 10/10 would return.

    Cons

    To be honest- not really any big cons. The only thing is that I wish they had free food, although that is stretching it.

  8. Fantastic research environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people at Microsoft Research are fantastic, world-class researchers. My experience in the Cambridge research lab completely changed my graduate studies. I learned about a new field. I learned how to do engineering for that field. I made what I hope are lifelong friendships and collaborations. It was truly a fantastic experience.

    Cons

    The intern seating is ridiculously lacking. I cannot believe there are not more intern desks. Interns should be seated near peers who are working on similar problems and should be seated near their mentors.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the research pure. Microsoft is one of the only companies remaining that is still invested in pure science that does not have to be applied to a product immediately. Don't let this die.

  9. It was a really great experience interning with MS Research Redmond.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and research environment with a lot of freedom. Above average benefits.

    Cons

    I did not find any during the internship.

    Advice to Management

    I liked everything about MSR so please keep it the same.

  10. Best Research Internship Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Former Intern - Research Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing research experience for the summer here.

    Cons

    None at all, very nice

    Advice to Management

    None at all, very nice

  11. Program Manager Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Program Manager Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Former Intern - Program Manager Intern in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, motivated people, good big comapny perks, at an interesting time for change

    Cons

    No free food, some teams are slow, change funnels slowly

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