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"Intern of Microsoft Research Asia"

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Former Intern - Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
Former Intern - Intern in Beijing, Beijing (China)
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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Chance to work with top-tier researchers; Somewhat flexible working time; Collaborating with engineers to combine research with real-world applications; Courses for interns in software development; Many great academic talks by professor around the world; Good beverage and cafeteria.

Cons

Work is more or less defined by your menter, which you cannot choose; Compensation is low for undergraduate students; Housing provided by MSRA is not very good, and a little bit far from the working place.

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

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    Innovative cutting edge products to work on
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    Advice to Management

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    "Experience can be very different depending on the group"

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager
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    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is important to not that at Microsoft, like most large companies your employment experience will vary greatly based on your group, team and direct manager.

    Some very smart, creative people
    huge range of jobs, roles and teams to keep you interested
    good salary and great benefits
    lots of opportunities to give back to the community

    Cons

    work life balance? forget it
    review system encourages backstabbing, cutthroat behaviour
    frequent reorgs

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