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  1. "Great Internship"

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    Current Intern - Software Engineer Intern 

    I have been working at Microsoft

    Pros

    Great timeline, great project, wonderful team

    Cons

    Some downsides were that my team didn't have many other interns.

    Microsoft2019-09-12
  2. "new grad reviews"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Redmond, WA

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly team and environment, great health care, 401k, and work life balance

    Cons

    No free food. Low refresh bonus

    Microsoft2019-09-11
  3. "Microsoft is a technology leader"

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, WA
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Microsoft is definitely one of the best companies to work for. The best thing about Microsoft is that you get to work on almost anything that are cutting edge in the tech industry.

    Cons

    At times you might feel that Microsoft is a bit laid back in some areas and you would feel that you needed more momentum to get going.

    Microsoft2019-09-04
  4. "Work Life Balance"

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    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Redmond, WA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft for less than a year

    Pros

    - Chill and supportive environment - Mentors/Managers really want you to succeed - You work goes out to products used of BILLIONS of people worldwide - They WILL spoil you with tons of events and accommodations - Very nice campus

    Cons

    - As an intern, you don't have much of a say where they place you. You can select what your general interests are however, so its not much of a con :) - Depending on your team, you may not get to work on a customer product

    Microsoft2019-09-04
  5. "Great Experience!"

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    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in Seattle, WA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft for less than a year

    Pros

    Great learning. Great people. Great opportunities. Space to grow and have free time to chill with friends.

    Cons

    Slow paced. Big company which makes it tough to grow

    Microsoft2019-09-01
  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Software Design Engineer - Test in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and good salary

    Cons

    Promotion opportunities highly depends on the team

    Microsoft2019-09-14
  7. "Amazing benefits, amazing people, amazing tech"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work/life balance Benefits and pay Amazing people to work with everyday Empower the planet Great culture

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind but the standard big corporation cons

    Microsoft2019-08-30
  8. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bellevue, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people in every org and just so much opportunity to work on anything that excites you.

    Cons

    Team politics and sometimes bad managers.

    Microsoft2019-09-13
  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Integrity, Giving, Talented people, Good team work

    Cons

    Don't like the way how MSFT leveling/calibrating employees

    Advice to Management

    Promote people who can do the real work, we don't need that many "leaders"

    Microsoft2019-09-11
  10. "They really, really care."

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    Former Intern - Software Engineer(Internship) in Redmond, WA
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Microsoft for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work-life balance. Free drinks. Good pay. Nice campus. Easy vertical and lateral movement in the company.

    Cons

    Seattle rains. Some managers lack training to properly foster growth in their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Control the weather

    Microsoft2019-08-27
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