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Symantec offers a typical Silicon Valley tech company experience, with friendly people and great perks.

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  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Intern in Mountain View, CA
Current Intern - Intern in Mountain View, CA

I have been working at Symantec as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Friendly people, great onsite perks (Mountain View - HQ), structured internship and rotational programs, great brand name, ability to work in a number of different business areas.

Cons

Pay was slightly lower than many competitors, organization was lacking in some areas (may be due to the reorg currently ongoing)

Advice to Management

Even though management expressed that their pay rates were equal to competitors, I would suggest bumping it more to keep top talent

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  1. Good company to work with

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility, smart team, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Projects not that innovative, paid much below market rate


  2. Helpful (1)

    Jump-started my career

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Symantec

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of internal mobility for talented people; such a big company that there are lots of good people to work with and projects to work on

    Cons

    Company strategy doesn't impress; future doesn't look good; highly political environment from CEO to managers on the floor; most internal projects fail (or are re-branded as pilots when it becomes apparent they'll fail)


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