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Qualcomm intern Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

4.3 117 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

(9 ratings)

97% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance, stable company, great sense of contribution to the world (in 103 reviews)

  • Good chance to work on latest and cutting edge technology (in 100 reviews)


Cons
  • Management does not seem to care about the work life balance of its employees (in 93 reviews)

  • I worked extremely long hours without receiving even a 'thank you' in most cases (in 74 reviews)

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    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

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

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

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    Amazing

    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsThe people are amazing to work with

    ConsCouldnt answer as I didnt experience any cons

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe best place to work for

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

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    Great Internship! Would do again 10/10

    IT Intern (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsWorked residential IT prior to the internship, was placed in a technical position and started learning how to support an enterprise. Personally, I had great management support and felt I was placed in the right area.

    ConsThere are a lot of meetings with different groups of people. It can be extremely hard to follow someone not in your line of expertise.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIT departments are hesitant to make an offer after an internship, unlike other areas.

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

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    Great work culture

    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee) Boulder, CO (US)

    ProsGood work life balance
    high salary

    ConsVery less scope for innovation and growth

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    Summer Internship : Digital Design

    Intern - Digital Design (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsFast growing and large company. Huge wireless market to tap.

    ConsFacing stiff competition in medium range segment.

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    Great Company, Great People, Great Perks!

    Intern (Former Employee)

    Pros- Leadership in the mobile industry.
    - Talent
    - Perks
    - Strong culture

    Cons- No proper intern-to-full-time return offer system
    - HR needs more power over hiring

    Advice to Senior ManagementSalary could have been better. Create a return-offer system for non-technical interns.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A very good company to intern especially for electrical/electronic engineer

    Interim Engeeniring Intern (Former Employee) Hyderābād (India)

    ProsNice facilities like accomodation,food,transportation available. People are quite friendly. Most of the managers are nice and easy to work with. Flexible work schedule,regular team outings for interns.

    ConsProject allocation should be done in consent with the employee. Some of the managers are too busy and soe have quite high expectations. There is quite a space crunch in office.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMangement is quite good as far as my treatment was concerned.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Interim Engineering Intern

    Interim Engineering Intern (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsFacilities to learn, people are easily approachable

    ConsNo specific negative things to mention

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Intern Engineer

    Intern Engineer (Current Employee) Boulder, CO (US)

    ProsGreat work pace, Smart people, nice work environment

    ConsConversion rate is not high.

    Advice to Senior Managementconvert the interns as far as possible

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good summer internship

    Summer Intern (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsThe work-culture at Qualcomm was great. The people I worked with were smart and very helpful. The location (San Diego) is amazing. The benefits for full-time employment are also good.

    ConsThe work for my internship was a bunch of programming and testing tasks, with little flexibility in the goals.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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