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Qualcomm Intern Reviews

Updated 4 September 2014
Updated 4 September 2014
1,733 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good work/life balance, Cutting edge work (if you're lucky enough to be assigned to it) (in 123 reviews)

  • Exposure of cutting edge technology, Fast paced environment (in 109 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees (in 114 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases (in 85 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good incentives, not so good work culture

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Nice incentives, pay and benefits

    Cons

    Bad work culture, lot of bureaucracy.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Inten Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern Engineer
    Current Employee - Intern Engineer

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

    Pros

    Good Work-life balance. Overall a great place to work because it is located near La Jolla Beach. People are nice. Good Benefits

    Cons

    Didn't learn much during the intern experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Amazing experience, good compensation.
    Lot of activities every day.

    Cons

    Need to engage manager/mentors on a daily basis.
    Focus on productivity even though you may not have prior experience.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good R&D projects, bright people.

    Cons

    Unfair interview after internship, had 3 months to assess but still interviewed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Separate managers from R&D tech dev.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    For a software Engineer, there is not much of innovation or really challenging work happening at Qualcomm India.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Nice Environment, highly collabrative and a lot of fun events

    Cons

    Salary is much less comparatively, not very impressive benefits

  7.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibility , Nice Senior Management, Helpful Co-workers

    Cons

    Not much innovative work, Boring Work, Not a good office

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Interim Intern in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Interim Intern in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Nice peers, Nice policies, Nice interaction

    Cons

    Work not satisfactory, The office brings down morale

  9.  

    Turning point in my career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    In house Qualcomm CDMA University
    Location, great weather!
    People are nice.

    Cons

    Interns weren't given as much responsibilities and not treated in par.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    missing a good work life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improve work life balance

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Intern San Diego

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Summer Intern
    Former Employee - Summer Intern

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    Reasonably smart peple, good work life balance. Good salary. Good work environment. Free drinks.

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy, but that would be true for most companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More creativeness needed

    Approves of CEO

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