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Great place for research

Research Intern (Former Employee)
Cambridge, East of England, England

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe company culture was fun, coffee was great and you could talk and collaborate with numerous world-class researchers in machine learning, algorithms, networks, and so on. My boss was extremely knowledgeable and always open to new ideas. The pay was more than enough for me.

ConsCambridge is a rather small city and housing is expensive. Also, the jobs in research can potentially have less security as they are the first ones to go if the company is in trouble.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best Internship you could hope for!

Intern Software Development Engineer (Former Employee)
Reading, England

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than a year

ProsAs an intern you're treated like an FTE
Working with great people
Brilliant benefits
Exciting times for the company as a whole
Great for CV
Hopefully helpful with future career prospects back at the company

ConsSometimes feels like a lack of developer level innovation

Advice to Senior ManagementLet every be more creative, the developers have the potential and the will!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work if you want to be in the IT industry..

Intern (Former Employee)
Reading, England

I worked at Microsoft

ProsBenefits, subsidised food, good sports team set ups. Incredibly flexible working environment.

ConsStay there too long and you can end up as a lifeless 'drone', slave to the IT industry and your notebook. Work at the beck and call of management beyond office hours in your own home, or wherever you can log in on a notebook.

Advice to Senior ManagementIn general, it is a very well run organisation, and I have no suggestions for improvement. A truly outstanding place to work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Internship quality

Intern (Current Employee)
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

I have been working at Microsoft as an intern for more than a year

ProsBest place to work, great job opportunities and great environment to develop skills and networking. Working at Microsoft is great because of its values and principles but mainly because its employees

ConsBest place to work, great job opportunities and great environment to develop skills and networking. Working at Microsoft is great because of its values and principles but mainly because its employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience

Marketing Intern (Former Employee)
Madrid (Spain)

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

ProsAmazing experience to start your professional career.

ConsNo cons really. Perfect internship experience.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good experience in MSRA

Research Intern (Former Employee)
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

ProsMentor can give very helpful advice
Good salary
Unlimited fruits/drinks

Consi do not like the restaurants

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This internship was challenging, informative, and rewarding.

High School Intern (Former Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft as an intern

ProsThey give you a coding mentor who will help you when you're stuck on a problem.
They provide lots of opportunities to network with your higher ups.
They give out an Intern gift every year, usually one of their latest products (like the Surface Pro).
They increment your hourly wage each time you come back as an intern.

ConsYou're expected to do a lot of self learning as your mentor will likely be very busy with his/her own projects.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Amazing Company

Intern (Current Employee)
Redmond, WA (US)

I have been working at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

ProsTeam environment, friendly staff that's very caring.

ConsLearning curve was hard to adjust to.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing.

Marketing Intern (Current Employee)
Istanbul (Turkey)

I have been working at Microsoft part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat environment, chance to improve myself.

ConsAn intern's responsibilities could be more and of better quality.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good

Research Intern (Former Employee)
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I worked at Microsoft as an intern for less than a year

ProsFree snacks and drinks. Good working condition. Decent salary for a Chinese student.

ConsNo free lunch and dinner. Public transportation to MSRA is very bad.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep working

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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