- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Microsoft as an intern (less than an year)Pros
- A lot of smart people around
- All cutting edge technologies
- High speed hardware availability
- Free coffee and drinks
- There are always people who are experts in your area of need
- Nice playground, and on-campus cafeteriaCons
- No free lunch/ dinner.
- Very big company; so dependencies are large. Each department has their own priority. So, you have to stall your research until you hear back from the product team, which takes over a week sometimes.RecommendsPositive Outlook
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Microsoft.Interview Details
I initially had a on campus interview at my university. It was short 30 minute interview where they went over my resume and had a quick technical question.
I heard back around 3 weeks later, mainly b/c I had a offer that was on the verge of expiring. They flew me out to the Redmond campus that same week.
The day of the interview, I arrived on site around 8am and had a quick chat with HR. They told me which team I was interviewing for and sent me to the building for the interviews. I had 5 interviews and 1 lunch interview. This lasted until around 3PM.
I received a call the next day and was extended an offer.
The technical questions asked:
remove duplicates from an unsorted array
reverse string(ie. hello world => world hello)
find lca for bst
find first non repeating character in string
given a list of characters and the function toLower, implement toUpper
check for palindrome in string and singly linked list
check if binary tree is bstInterview Questions
Negotiation DetailsI did not negotiate, the compensation package was good enoughAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
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