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Best place to intern!

Explorer Intern (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

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

Pros1. Microsoft has really changed a lot over the year. I loved being challenged every day and working on new things
2. I got a free surface pro + got to see Macklemore and Steve Ballmer live
3. Seattle is just awesome in summer. The place to be!

ConsThe corporate housing is a bit expensive

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

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The company is doing fine, really.

Software Development Engineer II (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Opportunity to develop software where I can't elsewhere, for example,… Cons: The company is losing edge on technologies Advice to Senior Management: Leverage employee expertise and lead the technology trends, don't follow.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great place to build your resume, but after a few years you're best to move on.

Software Development Engineer II (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Opportunity to gain a ton of experience in any given technology, especially forward thinking tech. Opportunities to go outside of your job duties to gain… Cons: Very very political - more efforts spent in gaining "visibility" and positioning yourself to do well in the annual review's stack rank than in simply… Advice to Senior Management: Pull your heads' out of that dank dark and furry moist hole, survey the reality of the business environment, and make real decisions for the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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