Amazon.com intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2014
Updated Aug 20, 2014
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through my University Career portal and was interviewed on campus. Two interviewers both were nice and were from software engineering background. Basic interview questions on resume and projects. Then onto some programming.

    Interview Questions
    • Given nxn grid with some squares that are impassable discuss an algorithm to find a path from start to goal.   Answer Question
    • Given an array of unsorted integer values define a method that determines repeats within the array. Can you optimize your algorithm for space /time.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Amazon.com in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    I applied using their electronic system and few weeks later I was contacted by a recruiter. We set a phone interview couple of weeks later. First was a technical interview and it was quite difficult to understand the accent of the Engineer. The second, with a different engineer, was an interview more focused in theory questions.

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    Negative Experience
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    SDE-intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Amazon.com in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    The first round had basic linked list questions that were easy.The second round had questions pertaining to files,hash maps and trees.The interviews were 1:1 and an option to use paper or use whiteboard to write programs.

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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Ask basic question first. For example, intro your self and what's your strength and weakness. The most important question is about do you have any experience about financial analysis. Which database did you use before.

    Interview Questions
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I had two or three phone interviews and went to the local office that was hiring to do a four hour in-person interview. Phone interviews consisted of technical questions and in-person interview consisted of technical and personal questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Mostly behavior question, and some small case problems. Be prepared is the best i can say. The first give you a phone screening, mostly 40min. Then they call you to the headquarter for a 4 hour long interview.

    Interview Questions
    • beside your resume, is there anything else you can tell me?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    User Experience Research Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Seattle, WA
    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    Resume and Portfolio Review:
    Applicants were asked to submit their resume and portfolio. It took about a week to get the phone interview invitation.

    Phone Interview:
    I was interviewed by a UX team leader. It started with some ice-breaker questions and behavioral questions. Then, he asked me several questions about my previous projects and internship experience. We discussed a little bit about how Amazon (or say, his UX team) conducts user research. At the end of the interview, he asked me to rate my familiarity with several UX-related software (e.g. Axure, Morae, Microsoft Office, etc.).

    Interview Questions
    • The interview questions were reasonable. However, I think it is important to ask some good follow-up questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online through their website, and was contacted a few weeks after asking for an interview time. There were two interviews of about 45 minutes each, with engineers from different teams. They called at the exact time scheduled and were extremely polite.

    The interviews themselves consisted of the following:
    1) A few minutes talking about myself, and some of the items on my resume.
    2) Questions about how I would go about solving problems relating to data structures and algorithms.
    - One of the problems was "How would you implement a stack within a queue?"
    3) A programming problem where they would have a pre-written question and they would watch as I solved it.

    Unfortunately, I was unprepared for the interview, and thus was not able to answer the questions quickly and efficiently. They really want to know that you know the efficiency of the things you write.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed online - interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Very typical interview, 45 minutes, a few behavioral questions and a technical question that required some thinking. Not many different types of questions, but the ones they asked followed up on each other, requiring very in-depth explanations on past experiences. I would suggest knowing your experiences very well before using one of them as a response to a question.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Web Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Hand in the resume on school career fair, got the phone interview, you are given a number,and they let you choose the phone interview date. It's a 45min interview, and I picked 1:00pm in Seattle while it's 4pm in New York. during the interview I was asked to tell some details about the project on my resume, and several small questions like how to design a small APP, to impress a person in elevator.

    Interview Questions
    • During the interview I was asked to tell some details about the project on my resume, and several small questions like how to design a small APP, to impress a person in elevator.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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