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Good introduction to the corporate world

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Former Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Hyderābād (India)
Former Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Hyderābād (India)

I worked at Amazon.com as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Brilliant colleagues, flexibility, robust development environment

Cons

For freshers, too many dependencies on other people/teams and nobody has got time to resolve them. You gotta fend for yourself, which can be considered as a pro in itself.

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    Wonderful for the smart hard-workers

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Amazon.com full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Smart people, you will be surprised the time and effort the company invests in finding people
    - Decent pay, average of the industry set of competitors, could be better
    - Work smart, hard and long. As Jeff says, 2 of the 3 won't work :-)
    - Strong sense of accomplishment when work is done

    Cons

    - Too exhausting at times
    - Management may not be transparent always
    - Some managers would qualify politicians (really). Stay away from them and just exchange smiles, nothing more
    - Recognition. There are few people waiting to shoot using your hardworking. Wonder how they got hired!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose the great people. Figure out how to really use peer feedback to weed out the political ones and your will have the best place to work in Bangalore. You are close already.

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    Great learning Experience

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Amazon.com full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Full of intelligent people and good pay.

    Cons

    I felt it was a little arrogant like "oh we are amazon and we are the best and better than everybody else"

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