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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my resume to the recruiter via career fair at my university. I was called shortly after to sign up for interviews on my university campus. The interview was very easy, and I was offered the job a week or two later. There was no on site interview, which was strange to me. Everything went very smoothly and the recruiter was very receptive and timely on answering emails.

    Interview Questions
    • Given a limited amount of RAM, how would you sort an entire disks worth of data?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  2.  

    Software Engineer II Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    Applied in College Job fair. Contact me after 3 weeks. In person interview where they asked about my previous experience and some design problems. They were very cordial and very friendly.
    The interviewer asked me about the technologies which I used during my previous employment and my current on going projects.
    They are very accommodating about the location you want to be posted.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    They were at our job fair at my school and took interviews the next day.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked how to traverse a linked list, how to delete and add a node, and complexities of a linked list. Nothing unexpected or difficult.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Engineer II Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    The whole process was about 40 minutes on campus. Questions were all about network.
    1. How to check the network? command like ping, trace route, tcpdump.
    2. Given mask code to calculate feasible IPs.
    3. Some easy coding problems. (sort, string reverse)

    Interview Questions
    • Given mask code to calculate feasible IPs. Thought about a while.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Software Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    met a recruiter at university career fair, was told to apply online as well. was contacted online to interview about 2-3 weeks later. interview was about 30 minutes, but interviewer had a heavy accent so it didn't go that well.

    Interview Questions
    • given an array of unknown # of elements where some elements repeat, how do you find which element repeats the most the most efficiently?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    The length of the interview is about 45 minutes. Several questions about my projects (the most interesting projects I have done and the most challenging project I have done), previous experience and courses I plan to take during my graduate studies. No technical questions so the entire interview is pretty relaxing.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    Handed them my resume at campus career fair. Was contacted over the next week or so. Passed the first phone interview which was very easy. Simply for loop question that built from the next question he asked. Then rejected at the second phone interview, this tech asked a much more difficult question for me.

    Interview Questions
    • Second interview question: giving a phone number return all the number key combinations for that phone number   View Answers (2)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It was to be an on site interview, but because of last minute issues, I did a webex phone interview.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me basic things like stuff about single linked list and how to figure out at what point do 2 single linked lists merge. Also he asked puzzle kind of questions   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Americas (United States) Software II Engineer (Intern) - Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cisco Systems in October 2013.

    Interview Details

    The interview lasted for 30 minutes, it started smoothly with general introductions and then the interviewer started reviewing my resume and asked questions related to my works, projects, experiences and skills. Then more questions keep coming fully related to the "Networks". Questions like what are the seven OSI Layers. What is the difference between IPv4 and IPv6.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software II Engineer (Intern) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview Details

    It was a one on one screen interview at a university job fair. Just a few quick verbal questions, and did not write actual code. It seems that you do not need to give a flawless answer but a quick one. The recruiter did not say whether I pass the screen after it.

    Interview Questions
    • Given a long list of URLs, how to find match URLs based on user's current input.   Answer Question
    • You have a program with no memory leak, but the program uses plenty of heap space. What is possible reason?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview

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