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Awesome Internship Experience

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Former Employee - Program Manager Intern in Redmond, WA (US)
Former Employee - Program Manager Intern in Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Pay, great gifts (Samsung series 9 ultra book), exciting and real work, individual office!, intern speaker series with Steve Ballmer and VPs, amazing events with private concerts (Young the Giant, Alabama Shakes), the list goes on.
This was by far the best internship experience I've had. I felt that I made a difference and learned plenty along the way. Even if you don't see yourself going to Microsoft full time, this is still an amazing internship opportunity!

Cons

About 1500 interns so you can't meet everyone.
Redmond is boring, but it's only a 25 minute drive to Seattle in no traffic.

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Great job with the intern program.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    An amazing place filled with brilliant jerks

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II in Redmond, WA (US)

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, meaningful work, and in general if you do your job well and can communicate it is a meritocracy.

    Cons

    A little behind the times for development models, and not very good at unity across product teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Software Developer Intern

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    Current Employee - Software Developer Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer Intern in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at Microsoft as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Great work Environment and flexible timings
    - Helpful and effective mentor system
    - Good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    - Work can be a little more challenging

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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