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Fantastic research-driven workplace where you will be surrounded by smart, friendly coworkers

Doctoral Intern (Former Employee)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

ProsResearchers here work much like they would in academia on self-directed projects.
Colleagues are smart and able to offer insightful feedback.
The facilities are lovely and well-appointed.
Pay is generous; vacation time and benefits are more than adequate.

ConsThere are very few cons to working at MSR.
I worked as a doctoral intern and I was disappointed that there were not more opportunities to be hired full-time upon finishing my degree.

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

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Incredibly intense, definitely worth it

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Microsoft

Pros: Brilliant geeks who are fun to be around. The culture is quite laid… Cons: The stack ranking system sucks. It incentivizes you to work… More


Unlimited opportunity

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I have been working at Microsoft

Pros: Based on my experience, this company provides the opportunity for… Cons: As with large corporations, you will have to learn to… More

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