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Hey! I’m struggling to choose between working at Unity Technologies as a SWE intern on the XR team, and Pixar as a PUP (technical director) intern. I’m worried about stability as it’s hard to get a return offer form Pixar. I don’t know which job I would enjoy more since Pixar is cool but daunting / competitive and Unity seems more comforting…Unity pays more, but I don’t want to miss out on such a wonderful experience like Pixar which just seems a lot harder to come by..



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    1. 5.0
      Jan 16, 2019
      Editorial Intern
      Current Intern, less than 1 year
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      Great coworkers, mentorships, awesome cafeteria, working on real projects and not just busy work, housing stipend for interns


      Not the highest pay for the area

      1. 3.0
        Mar 8, 2023
        Production Intern
        Former Intern
        Emeryville, CA
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        Exciting and dynamic workplace, opportunity to contribute to fun movies


        Underpaid and rarely given overtime pay even when working over hours

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      Senior Financial Analyst

      I went through the final round of interview last Thursday with the CFO. It seemed to have went well, she said she'll talk to me soon. I haven't heard back yet. When is an appropriate time to follow up. And should I email the recruiter or the hiring manager?


      Customer Service Representative CSR

      I had an interview this afternoon for a customer service position in a call center. The ad was very vague to begin with and at the end of it I felt like I really didn't know anything more about the job. When I asked about the starting pay, which was not published in the ad, they looked incredulous (they were doing on-the-spot hiring today) and then asked me "What's your range?" And only responded with "I think we could meet that." And still never gave me a straight answer. Is this a red flag?

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      Software Engineer

      I did my initial interview with a “better established” startup and they said the interview process is 5 interviews. 3 technical then 1 interview with the CEO then another technical interview. Idk about you but that seems like a lot of interviews and they said they want to do it as fast as possible in a short time span. Is this a normal amount of interviews? Is this a red flag? For a full stack software position 4-5 years exp how much salary should be the norm in a hcol area?


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