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"An outstanding place"

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Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA
Former Intern - Research Intern in Redmond, WA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

- Very interesting projects
- You largely get to choose what you are working on
- Super-smart people, both full-time researchers and fellow interns
- Very nice work-life balance; MSR throws cool intern events

Cons

Redmond/Seattle area in general aren't as exciting as some other areas like the Bay Area, but nature-wise it's nonetheless stunning

Other Employee Reviews for Microsoft

  1. "Great place to make impact on big initiatives"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Redmond, WA
    Former Employee - Group Manager in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lot of resources to try out new ideas

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy to get your ideas through

    Advice to Management

    Make Microsoft leaner and quicker


  2. "One of the best experiences a 20 yo geek can have."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Former Intern - Software Development Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, lot of opportunities, a lot of interesting projects.

    Cons

    Too many meetings and no food during the evenings.

    Advice to Management

    Cut the number of meetings with the employees.

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