Qualcomm
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Updated Jun 23, 2014
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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

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    They seem to throw a lot of people at one problem but it is a good job.

    Summer Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsGreat atmosphere and a great network of people to be around. Qualcomm campus is great.

    ConsIt felt a bit too confined, and sometimes you would hear people complain about the job itself, though not often.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Simply the most amazing Summer I have ever had

    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Pros- People at Qualcomm are talented and yet they are very helpful. Most of the people I worked with have open doors policy.
    - Qualcomm has one of the best internship programs and interns are regularly showered with fun activities.
    - Interns are automatically being considered for return internship opportunities or a full time position.
    - There are many career opportunities in the Qualcomm HQ, employees are encouraged to explore areas that fit their passion.

    ConsNone that I could think of.

    Advice to Senior Management- Perhaps creating more collaboration areas for people to come together and discuss their projects.
    - Traditional meeting rooms are great for recurring meetings to discuss the project status, but a collaboration area could be used by engineers to sit together and code throughout the day/week.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great internship experience

    R&D Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsSmart people, interesting projects, and lots of opportunity to succeed. Qualcomm provides what an internship truly should be - a learning experience that benefits both the company and the intern.

    ConsLong work hours are sometimes needed in order to complete projects and tasks on time, although no one expects you to work more than you are supposed to.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Raleigh, NC

    ProsCover all your housing cost. Good pay. Nice mentorship and managerment.A lot of events. You can learn a lot in a big company not only the technique. The intern week can also provide you a great change to meet other interns in different field.

    ConsSome of the regional office may be located far from downtown of a small city. If you don't have a car. You may feel a little bit boring when weekends.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome place, always open to trying out new technologies

    Process Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    Pros- Filled with smart people: the more senior, the smarter
    - Managers genuinely care about you as a person
    - Loaded with cash to burn on fancy R&D projects that might not necessarily see the market
    - Interns are treated like nobility
    - Qualcomm pedigree is a great stepping stone to full-time offer or other companies

    Cons- Unclear market strategy/vision for some technologies outside of their 'core'

    Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out a better strategy to bring your display technology to market. Probably necessary to bring aboard display industry veterans from other companies into the senior management.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wonderful!

    Research Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsWorking environment is nice.
    I could do whatever I proposed as my summer intern project.
    In addition, in such a top company, you would have the chance to learn a lot and take a look of many new technologies.
    They also coordinate a lot of fun stuffs and activities for interns.
    San Diego is a wonderful city!
    One other thing is that Qualcomm provides housing for all interns.
    The provided housing is amazing......

    ConsOnly free drink...but not free food like that in google or facebook.

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Amazing Experience

    Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsGreat work, amazing people, lot of activities, and in a nutshell, most amazing experience of working in a company

    Consnone really. Everything was done really well

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome Company to work for!

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Boulder, CO

    Pros+ very flexible
    + takes good care of employees

    Cons- None as such, very good company
    - Food options at the canteen

    Advice to Senior Management- None

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very good company. Lots of activities for intern.

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Boxborough, MA

    ProsVery good company. Lots of activities for intern. Two intern weeks. Paid very good for interns. The business of this company continues to grow.

    ConsDepending on department, it can be a workoholic culture. Corporate HQ is far from city life and can be a bit sterile

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    One of the best experiences ever

    Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
    Boulder, CO

    ProsThe work done by Qualcomm is really good. You can tell that the people love what they do and help you in any way possible in your tasks too. I got to work on the actual project unlike many other internships around. Amazing benefits for an intern like awesome housing, trip to San Diego etc. The management and HR is very helpful and down to earth.

    ConsI couldn't think of any cons. It was a really wonderful experience.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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