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Accomodating as an intern

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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA
Former Intern - Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA

I worked at General Atomics as an intern (More than 3 years)

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Not much busywork, tons of items to tackle as an engineering intern. Very casual environment.

Cons

Your manager will get caught up in politics and may not be available to help you out at all times. Environment has a sense of who you know and who you friend, not quality of work.

Advice to Management

My manager was great, but at the executive level: work with those who have ideas to prospective customers.

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    Do not take Project Engineering job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Rancho Bernardo, CA
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Rancho Bernardo, CA

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    learn a lot
    9 80 work schedule
    Nice worker bees

    Cons

    project engineers get blamed for everything
    Low pay
    Forced unpaid overtime
    Middle managers are very bad here

    Advice to Management

    quit


  2. One of the best jobs I have ever had .....

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Safety Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Safety Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly Atmosphere, Keep you very busy, Leading the industry in Unmanned Air Vehicles! Nice people to work with. Management is willing to defend your position against others.

    Cons

    Communication barriers between groups, Email communication not always effective, better to meet in person.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attentaion to the need for Safety in every aspect of our company


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