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Positive experience with an ability to define my own research direction.

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Former Employee - HCI Research Intern  in  Palo Alto, CA
Former Employee - HCI Research Intern in Palo Alto, CA

I worked at Robert Bosch LLC as an intern for less than a year

Pros

I interned at BOSCH RTC as a researcher. I was given a high level problem area and was able to define and run my own research project for the 3 months I was there. It was a very positive experience overall during which I learned a lot about applied research. The other employees there were very helpful and knowledgeable and provided valuable guidance.

Cons

There was concern within the organization when I left about the reorganization of the research lab and a renewed focus on research projects that could be pushed to market in a shorter time frame. While I think this sort of research is important, I think more basic research is necessary to drive true innovation.

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    Going down very quickly. Wouldn't recommend this company to my enemies!

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager  in  Broadview, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Broadview, IL

    I have been working at Robert Bosch LLC full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There are pretty much no pros at this time in the Bosch Diagnostics or any other Location in Bosch NA

    Cons

    - The company is full of bad placement and cronies
    - People from the Germany office get promoted and are very bad leaders for reasons clear. They are inexperienced in the NA market and have barely any management experience, let alone product management experience
    - There is a lot of stepping on toes, especially from the German managers that were promoted
    - The company is buying other companies and running them into the ground
    - No one realizes that the diagnostics industry is a software engineering discipline and software engineering is an unknown in this organization
    - There is no vision/mission and barely any values
    - The culture sucks and there are absolutely no career opportunities. I have worked here for 12 years and after all the hard work, I am not even considered worth anything

    Keep away. I would not recommend this company to my enemies!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Replace everyone from the VP upwards and hire people that know how to run software companies

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great opportunity to learn Research

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    Current Employee - Research Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Research Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Robert Bosch LLC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexibility, talented co-workers, helpful and sensitive higher management

    Cons

    slow decision making, slow growth on technical track

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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