Qualcomm
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Updated Jul 6, 2014
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4.3 114 reviews

                             

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

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    Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    Hyderābād (India)

    ProsFlexibility , Nice Senior Management, Helpful Co-workers

    ConsNot much innovative work, Boring Work, Not a good office

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

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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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    Awesome Exposure to new technologies

    Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    Hyderābād (India)

    Proswork on cutting edge technology, a good learning environment

    Conswork life balance is minimum

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice company. But busy of course

    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    Beijing, Beijing (China)

    ProsNice colleagues, good salary, great culture and experience. The company's core values are execution, partner, and inspiration. I like it.

    ConsLike other IT companies, it's very busy. Sometime the normal employees would like to choose overtime working.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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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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    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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    Good experience

    Summer Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsLots of sources and knowledgable people

    ConsIt's hard to learn lots of things in short time

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

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    Fun environment to work and interact

    Product Management Intern (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    ProsWork at Qualcomm was not terribly overwhelming, but not completely trivial. Projects were manageable and allowed me to interact with a large number of people from throughout the corporate hierarchy. Also free sodas, waters, coffee and tea in every building.

    ConsSome dead time between projects, but nothing too terrible.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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