Qualcomm Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
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  1. Fun environment to work and interact

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Product Management Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Intern - Product Management Intern in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Work 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.

    Cons

    Some dead time between projects, but nothing too terrible.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. Amazing Experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    none really. Everything was done really well

    Recommends
  3. Amazing

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    My internship was very amazing as I got a chance to work on what my interest is and used to have lot of happy hours and intern outings

    Cons

    Used to sit in lab and didn't get a chance to interact with other interns

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Awesome Company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in Boulder, CO
    Former Intern - Intern in Boulder, CO

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    + very flexible
    + takes good care of employees

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Very good company. Lots of activities for intern.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Boxborough, MA
    Current Intern - Intern in Boxborough, MA

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. One of the best experiences ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in Boulder, CO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The 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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. great place for a intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Current Intern - Intern in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    good way to gain experience, I could tell it was a very well run company where the employees seemed happy to work there.

    Cons

    It is a job that demands a lot of time and there is a lack of work/life balance.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Awesome place to spend a summer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA

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

    Pros

    Everyone is extremely helpful and interested in making sure it is a positive experience. Executives are accessible and will even do lunch one on one with interns. There are a lot of smart people working on bleeding edge technologies. HR is amazing. There are lots of events for interns to have fun outside of work, and San Diego is close enough to paradise.

    Cons

    Intern projects could be sort of hit or miss. Interns sometimes felt obligated to work extra hours in order to complete tasks, but felt discouraged from admitting to working overtime (and getting paid for it).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing a great job overall!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Very good company to start with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good and challenging work. Very good work culture. Very dynamic

    Cons

    Sometimes erratic management. Though depends on your team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. A great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Intern - Intern in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    They are very generous to the interns. The salary is comparable to the full position. They take care of everything, from transportation to accommodation. They arrange lots of activities for the interns to build the network. The recruiting staffs are very helpful and friendly. You get to work with many talented interns coming from different universities. You will be working on a practical problem that actually makes a difference (if it worked) comparing to writing a paper that nobody cares.

    Cons

    I can't really think of any cons. Some people do not have enough guidance from their mentors because their mentors are busy. But it really depends on your luck.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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