Amazon.com
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www.amazon.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

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I was an intern - good learning experience, but must take things into own hands.

Software Engineering Inter (Former Employee)
Irvine, CA

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

Pros-Great people to work with.
-Great perks (compensation, housing, etc.)
-A lot of great developments within the company

Cons-Big, sometimes slow moving
-Must take initiative with manager, and must advertise self

Advice to Senior ManagementGive more direction early to interns, then allow them to make their own paths.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people, great reputation

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year


Pros: They take care of their employees with good benefits and often stock options. The Amazon motto of "Work hard, Have fun,… Cons: The large scale of this company can sometimes be daunting. The interview process was exhausting and tough. Be sure to follow up. It also can… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Fast pace

Software Development Engineer II (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Amazon.com full-time for more than a year


Pros: Many smart and hardworking people and infrastructure is well development/organized Cons: High operational workload and work/life not well balanced Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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