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"Summer Intern 2013"

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  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
Current Intern - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great housing provided.
Gave interns holiday pay/vacation days.
Organized social activities for the interns.
Very competitive wage.
Do a good job and your essentially guaranteed a full time offer.
Easy to move around to different departments, in fact it's encouraged.

Cons

I can't think of any. Even if you hate the job, Qualcomm is a great company to be able to put on your resume and you will be paid well for your time.

Other Employee Reviews for Qualcomm

  1. "Great benefits, good pay, good location"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company is an Industry leader
    technical leadership and industry visibility opportunities
    Very smart colleagues
    Excellent benefits, fitness centres and classes, individual offices beyond certain grade
    San Diego is great and laid back - lots of running trails in the vicinity

    Cons

    Engineering areas are over-staffed with lots of duplication
    Mid-level management has poor management skills
    Entrenched politics, cliques and mafias abound

    Advice to Management

    Train your managers to manage better


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    "A pretty dominant company in an important industry, great city,"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Decent pay for the location
    Amazing weather in San Diego
    Stable (for now)

    Cons

    Big company so a lot of overhead
    Becoming more corporate
    Moving from office structure to cubicle farms

    Advice to Management

    Need a better system of accountability so that employees are not afraid to take risks.
    Too much blame game.

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