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Broadcom Internship Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Oct 23, 2013
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Irvine, CA

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Broadcom in February 2009.

Interview Details – 5 people interviewed me. The offer was issued the second day

Negotiation Details – Didn't negotiate

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Broadcom in March 2013.

Interview Details – My manager called me and asked about my background and why CS. Then some problems about pointer writing in C.

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Broadcom.

Interview Details – Phone interview from a senior engineering for one hour, asking questions regarding the resume and some basic circuit knowledge. One week later, an on-site interview for three hours.

Interview Question – For a single balanced Gilbert mixer, analysis LO leakage to output.   Answer Question

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Interviewed at Broadcom

Interview Details – one round phone interview, several technical questions about 4G LTE techniques

Interview Question – What multiple access technique is used for uplink in LTE standard?   Answer Question

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Sunnyvale, CA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Broadcom in April 2010.

Interview Details – One in person interview for internship position in software delelopment/test. Asked about programming fundamentals/data structures. Went over projects on resume. One interview, 2 hours.

Interview Question – Sort an array of numbers. What is worst case/best case?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Recruiter called and gave offer. Said offer was not negotiable. (It is negotiable)

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Irvine, CA

I applied online and the process took 3+ months - interviewed at Broadcom.

Interview Details – Interview was over the phone - through an individual session with 5 different people (2 were managers). Lasted about 3 hours with each person asking technical questions about the subject of the internship and my previous projects/research experience.

Interview Question – A technical question about antenna measurements   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was not able to negotiate much with the intern salary

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San Diego, CA

I interviewed at Broadcom in April 2012.

Interview Details – I first got a phone interview, in which they asked questions about STA, verilog, layout, clock tree synthesis, and some brain teasers. On-site interviewers asked some basic verilog questions and more brain teaser.

Interview Question – An encryption problem designed to test your logic.   Answer Question

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San Francisco, CA

The process took a day - interviewed at Broadcom in November 2011.

Interview Details – referred by Universities career services

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Irvine, CA

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Broadcom in May 2011.

Interview Details – It took about 3 hours and I interviewed with four different people from a design group in the Broadcom. Most of the time they asked about my previous done projects and my skills. I also answered some programming and coding questions.

Interview Question – Why do you select to work in the Broadcom?   Answer Question

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Interview Details – Highly fundamental skills requirement.
Basic Circuit Functions
Classic Circuit.
Full Adder, Half Adder. Logic Functions and Structure.
Coding ability test:
Revert a array A[i] every 4 steps:A[i-4] To B[i] ,A[i-3] to B[i+1] ,A[i-2] to B[i+2] ,A[i-1] to B[i+1]...
Linux is preferable. Basic commands and Document structures.

Interview Question – Floating Gate Difinitation   Answer Question

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