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Updated June 24, 2015
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is what you make it; always been fine for me (in 859 reviews)

  • You will work with some incredibly smart people (in 991 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be very bad (in 552 reviews)

  • The performance review system is broken (in 400 reviews)

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211 Employee Reviews

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  1. Excellent Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Intern - Intern in Hyderābād (India)

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

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

    Pros

    Very good company , Lot of new things to learn , excellent pay, nice benefits and other amenities, excellent leaves

    Cons

    nothing i can say, work life balance is not so good

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. Ideale werkgever

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    module.emp-review.current- - Intern in Schiphol (Netherlands)
    module.emp-review.current- - Intern in Schiphol (Netherlands)

    I have been working at Microsoft (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Geweldige sfeer onder de collega's, mooi gebouw met verschilende werkstijlen wat betreft ruimtes en faciliteiten, voorloper en uitvinder van 'het nieuwe werken', het salaris is boven gemiddeld, kantine, bereikbaarheid

    Cons

    Voor zover bij mij bekend is zijn er geen minpunten aan het werk bij Microsoft. Wellicht de relatief kleine kans op doorgroeimogelijkheden.

    Advice to Management

    Als het management zijn taken op dezelfde manier als voorheen uitvoert, dan kan er weinig fout gaan. Tot nu toe mijn favoriete werkgever


  3. MAP Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Finance Intern in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Microsoft (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    the MAP program at Microsoft is one of the best ways to get involved in marketing and finance at a top level company, I had a great time during my time there and highly recommend this to anyone interested

    Cons

    No cons to report whatsoever

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what you're doing


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  5. Sales Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Sales Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Intern - Sales Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Unique management team
    Satisfying salaries
    Flexible working hours
    Unique sales experience
    Friendly environment
    Work-life balance while internship

    Cons

    Competitive environment
    Stressful fiscal periods
    High employee turnover and job changes
    Quota pressure


  6. Great group great company.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA
    Former Intern - Intern in Bellevue, WA

    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.


  7. Work experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Intern in Redmond, WA

    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.


  8. Great working environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  9. Very Good experience there

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  10. 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


  11. Great internship

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Redmond, WA
    Former Intern - Intern in Redmond, WA

    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.



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