Qualcomm
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Qualcomm intern Reviews

Updated Apr 9, 2014
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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

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great benefits for interns

Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

Proscompetitive salary, lodging reimbursement, relocation reimbursement, paid timeoff.
worked on projects just same as a full-time. oppurtunities to get access to top-level technologies and made real contributions to the future products

Consmanagement processing was slow, probably due to huge organizations and huge amount of employees.

Advice to Senior Managementnew employee orientation should be more departmental-/team-specific other than general introductions to the whole company.

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

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Great summer at Qualcomm

Software Engineer Intern (Former Employee)
Mira Mesa, CA

I worked at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat people, free housing, free surfing lessons, good learning experience

ConsPay not as high as other companies

Advice to Senior ManagementDoing a great job!

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

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BSP CUSTOMER ENGINEER

Intern (Former Employee)
Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

I worked at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

ProsGood profits;
well internship program;
advanced technique.

Consno cons here i think

Advice to Senior Managementno

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

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Easily one of the best internship opportunities in the nation.

IT Intern (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

ProsInsanely good benefits for an undergraduate internship.
High pay, exciting work, amazing people.

ConsNo cons come to mind. Traffic is heavy in the area but that's the price you pay to live and work in California.

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

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Interim Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

ProsAmazing learning experience.
Lots of on-campus acivities for Intern.

ConsIf in Research Center, have to do lots of stuff with little help.

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

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Great company to do internship

Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee)

I worked at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat team, innovative work, work life balance
Good salary, housing, free drinks, intern activities

ConsHard to find research work that matches your PhD thesis

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Awesome Intership Experience

Firmware Engineer Intern (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

Pros1. Free relocation package during intern period, including relocation reimbursement.
2. Great amount of intern activities and is a good way to know other interns from all over the area.
3. Managers have plans for interns and projects are given based on each one's ability.
4. They also provide many chances to get to know different teams and fields, and also provide applications for job transition.
5. Abundant resource such as online training and tech talks, even industrial business introductions.
6. Great weather, beautiful city.
7. High opportunity to obtain rehire after finishing acedamy.

Cons1. Work load really depends on the manager. Some are really pushy.
2. Total amount of interns are too large that they always miss some things or mails for some people.
3. Some interns get really simple or not-that-critical projects, which makes them feel not participating in the teamwork.

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

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Incredible workplace that cares for their employees and listens to the creative ideas of everyone.

Intern (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Qualcomm as an intern for less than a year

Pros- Friendliest Co-Workers You'll Ever Meet
- Emphasis on R&D and the Ideas of All Employees
- Free Soda

Cons- Ginormous Campus (San Diego)

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

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Relaxed but challenging work

Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Qualcomm

ProsThe way they hold work-life balance in a high regard, a flexible company that values its employees and treats them very well.

ConsIt's a large company so it might be hard to climb to the top ranks quickly if that's your goal

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Internship Experience

Intern (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Qualcomm

ProsThe internship program had very good compensation and excellent accommodations. They also hosted a lot of social events to help interns meet each other.

ConsDuring my summer internship, I wasn't given a lot of responsibility or particularly challenging work and didn't really use or expand my technical skills.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagers should try to give interns a project that will help them to further their technical skills and not just busy work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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