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Amazon Software Engineer Intern Interview Questions

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I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Amazon.

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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Amazon.

    Interview

    Asked about linked list and stacks and trees , all the questions were related to data structure and included time complexity analysis.

    Interview Questions


  2. Helpful (4)  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Contact by hr through email, set up the interview date(which is the next day...), which I asked for a reschedule, put off for an week.
    Two back to back phone interview, each 45 minutes. 15m break between the two round interview. Each round: basic data structure, then 2-3 coding problem, then chat
    Get the decision in one week.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. Two different interviewer asked the same coding question(two sum problem), change for another after I point out.
      2. Implement a generic get sum of array class for certain class (e.g <T extends XXX>), which I almost forget.   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Over the phone technical interviews. ( 2 - 45 min interviews)

    Interview Questions

    • All questions are technical including 1 coding question at end of each interview   Answer Question

  4. Helpful (3)  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    My friend referred me, also I had applied online. I got email from HR asking for 3-4 time slots.
    Then I was scheduled two back-to-back interview calls for 45-60mins duration.
    Process was really nice and I liked the interviewers.
    I followed Glassdoor and so far it has really been helpful (at least in this interview). Sometimes depending just on Glassdoor is not advisable, you should practice a lot because 45 minutes for a completely new problem is not sufficient.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic data structure questions. LL, HashTable, BT

      Given an array of ints, sum up all the even numbers and print it. Then return true if any number in the array is evenly divisible by 7, false otherwise.

      Given a two words, write a function/method to determine if they are anagrams

      Given a singly linked list, split that into two lists one containing just the elements in odd position and another containing just the elements in even position.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    It was for internship so I do not think anyone should negotiate.


  5. Helpful (3)  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon in February 2014.

    Interview

    The interviewer will ask you the basic data structure such as hash table. Therefore, you should master hash table. The first coding question is get out of the maze. You could simply use DFS to solve it. The second coding question is compress string which is the same question in Cracking the coding interview.

    Interview Questions

    • One of the interviewer ask me tell me about your favorite project. He required that this project should be simply for yourself rather than research or courses. It is a really hard question, because most of my project are course projects.   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (1)  

    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    2 back to back phone interview which last for almost 2 hours

    Interview Questions

    • 1.reverse a string word by word and there may be multiple whitespace between two word, keep exactly the same whitespace when reverse string by word
      2.find all prime number less than the give input k   Answer Question

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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    No Offer
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Amazon (Los Angeles, CA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    There were two back to back 45 minute interviews. First one had to do with searching (game where you switch one letter at a time until you make an entirely new word), second was more relaxed, asked a bit about what courses I was taking, and asked about counting the number of nodes at each level of a tree. The interview went fine, but it would've been easier if I had prepped more.

    Interview Questions

    • First interviewer asked what problem I wanted to solve (general, not even coding based, but it took me by surprise)   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon (Seattle, WA) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Two sessions, 45 minutes for each with one interviewer. They ask about my Resume, some basic Computer Science questions and some coding questions. The questions are fairly basic ones, no fancy algorithms or advanced data structures. I chatted with the second interviewer for about 20 minutes before jumping into a coding question. They are friendly and will point you to the right path if you stuck.

    Interview Questions


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    Software Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amazon in February 2014.

    Interview

    Submitted resume on university career fair. Attended on-campus interview. Two rounds with two engineers. They are both very nice and willing to discussion with you about the question. One small flaw was that I told them I had a pending offer and would like to get feedback in two days, but they didn't tell me the result until a week later. Great experience anyway!

    Interview Questions

    • Two whiteboard coding questions. One about BST and one about string manipulation.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    They extended an offer but I later got a more competitive offer.


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