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Great experience, a lot of very smart people.

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Current Intern - Intern in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Intern - Intern in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Broadcom as an intern (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

They are really advanced in the WLAN business and apparently they are a group of very experienced people. A good environment to improve yourself.

Cons

They hired qutie a few interns during the period I was there. You need to be very active to seek out people to get started on your work.

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  1. Broadcom is one of the great semiconductor companies to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Design Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Broadcom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Broadcom chip development targets several businesses including wireless, wireless connectivity, broadband, networking infrastructure and more. It gives lots of opportunities for individual development in every possible career available at Broadcom.

    Cons

    Broadcom is very fast paced, engineering driven work environment. An employee has to work at great speed to accomplish work assignments.

    Advice to Management

    The executive management is doing great in investing great technologies of future.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Efficient execution at terrible costs in line management and ethics

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Broadcom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good execution in top management and good corporate efficiency overall, especially on a low program budget. Showy inflated position titles but not necessarily also compensations.

    Cons

    Low standard in line management. Manipulative, verbally abusive, trick-playing, and over-powering practice of team management seen with an infamous individual manager. Cheap, harsh, and cow-boy style of management which fooled or took advantage of employees. Managers happily took away innovative, diligent, and quality contributions often at employee's extra sacrifice of personal time and life, but hesitated to compensate back, eating free lunch with selfish personal career advancement while breaking fundamental trust with employees. Denied mistreatment to last minute, and for years took no meaningful action to recognize employees until employee resignation. Precious years of career unfortunately spent with such manager/employer.


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