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Updated December 14, 2018
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  1. "awesome internship"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    during my internship I was able to own my project but at the same time my team members support me a lot

    Cons

    there is a lot of documentation and can be frustrated


  2. "Software Engineering Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Good projects
    Nice team-mates
    Approachable managers
    Independence to accomplish your work
    No required hours

    Cons

    No free stuff
    Can be a bit stressful
    Team mates are busy so you have to push a bit to get their attention

  3. "SHRA"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Awesome people who really support you

    Cons

    no cons for the internship


  4. "Visual Design Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to grow yourself as a designer as there are many internal trainings

    Cons

    work/life balance might be something to consider as it gets really busy in holiday seasons


  5. "Best Company to work for fresher"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Seattle, WA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everything is great
    The best place to learn new technologies

    Cons

    None. Company's s leadership qualities are so well crafted that no Cons


  6. "Sr. HR Assistant Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Senior Human Resources Assistant in Patterson, CA
    Former Intern - Senior Human Resources Assistant in Patterson, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amazon as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Very independent internship
    - Hands-on; you're a part of almost all operations within the warehouse

    Cons

    - you get what you put into it; majority of the projects you have responsibility over are things you need to actively pursue


  7. "Depends on Your Team"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Regardless what you're working on, you'll likely be pretty close to your end customer and working alongside able engineers

    Cons

    From what I heard from fellow interns and employees at the company, team placement is a huge determinant of culture and work-life balance.

  8. "Good Experience - Intern at AWS"

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    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Seattle, WA
    Current Intern - Software Development Engineer Intern in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Work on latest technologies (sometimes ones which were released only a month ago)
    2. Liberty to think out of the box with a possibility of actually implementing it.
    3. Amazing infrastructure and support from other teams.
    4. Small-sized teams makes you feel you are in a start-up

    Cons

    1. Do not expect free stuff. ( You get paid enough to get it yourself)
    2. Seattle weather can be bad if you like being in places which are sunny.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going and hire the best


  9. "BIE Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Good exposure and learning experience

    Cons

    Nothing but the duration was short


  10. "Safety Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Amazon as an intern

    Pros

    Really great co workers, so much innovation and room for growth at Amazon
    Amazonians really value interns

    Cons

    Not much work given, little to no guidance given
    Some upper leadership have no lives outside of work

    Advice to Management

    Pay your college educated employees better


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