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An outstanding place

Research Intern (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

Pros- Very interesting projects
- You largely get to choose what you are working on
- Super-smart people, both full-time researchers and fellow interns
- Very nice work-life balance; MSR throws cool intern events

ConsRedmond/Seattle area in general aren't as exciting as some other areas like the Bay Area, but nature-wise it's nonetheless stunning

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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One of the best experiences a 20 yo geek can have.

Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year


Pros: Great people, lot of opportunities, a lot of interesting projects. Cons: Too many meetings and no food during the evenings. Advice to Senior Management: Cut the number of meetings with the employees. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Some of the best people I worked with. But also some of the more misguided products I worked on.

Program Manager II (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: great people (but not always) plenty of products (but not always… Cons: progress sometimes is slow due to company/team size not always easy… Advice to Senior Management: Adopt new methodologies to stimulate disruptive products Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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