I applied through college or university - interviewed at Microsoft in November 2013.
Interview Details – I applied to the SDE internship position at my school's career fair and got a response a few weeks later. I spoke to the recruiter about possible graphics related jobs and he made it sound quite promising, even said "yep, we'll interview you." The interview itself was mostly behavioral questions like your greatest achievement, how would you use technology to change the world, etc. Only one technical question.
Interview Question – How would you design Connect Four? Answer Question
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Microsoft in March 2012.
Interview Details – I got to know this opportunity from advisor. And then I contact the person who want to hire an intern from our department. We set up a phone interview and chat for a while. Then later they decide to give me the offer.
Interview Question – It is all about probability and statistics, since that is the background I have. Answer Question
I interviewed at Microsoft in February 2013.
Interview Details – Pretty selective it seems. Took me months of applying to get an interview. The Interview only lasted about 30 min and was relatively relaxed compared to other companies.
Interview Question – Do you have a Microsoft-based computer? View Answer
I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in October 2012.
Interview Details – Overall the interview process ran very smoothly and campus recruiter was very easy to contact.
Interview Question – A great focus on linked list manipulation. Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in May 2010.
Interview Details – great hiring people. super efficient.
Interview Question – how much does 747 weigh View Answer
Negotiation Details – very easy
I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in November 2011.
Interview Details – First round interview is not too bad. The interviewer is very very nice.
The question I was asked was about pointer manipulation and a testing question.
Was called for second round interview on-site which is two days from now
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in February 2011.
Interview Details – It took me just one on-campus interview. I contacted them through a career fair. It was one software engineer from a network engineering team interviewing me for about 45 minutes. The first 10 minutes, he spent asking me questions on my previous work experience and projects. Then the next 10 minutes, he asked me an open-ended question on how to design a coke vending machine. During the last 10 to 15 minutes, he asked me technical questions.
Interview Question – Write a C++ code to reverse the order of words in a string, without using any additional buffer. View Answer
I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Microsoft in October 2010.
Interview Details – one campus interview, one HR interview, hire
Interview Question – On excel, you need to return the sequence of number for alphabet.
if you got "AA" you need to return 27 View Answer
Reason for Declining – got another offer
I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Microsoft in December 2009.
Interview Details – I applied to a hiring agency online which required a Microsoft Office skills assessment, which I aced.
I was given a phone interview with a recruiter, then was given a phone interview with a mid-level employee. I was brought into the office, to interview with the same employee on-site.
I was asked many of the same questions and overall, it felt like a very generic, standard interview. The interviewer seemed slightly interested and seemed to want more formal, professional experience. I was told I would get a call back, but I never was called. I called and emailed, and the recruiter got back to me a couple of weeks later and told me I didn't make it.
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