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    A place to develop your research identity.

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    Former Employee - Interaction Design Intern in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Former Employee - Interaction Design Intern in Cambridge, East of England, England

    I worked at Microsoft (less than a year)

    Pros

    Diverse and interesting employees, collaborative environment, novel research projects, freedom to pursue research goals.

    Cons

    Long hours, insufficient access to healthy food, older office cubicle environment, several layers of bureaucracy, confusing travel and research expense reimbursement,.

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    Closer management of project and a more in-depth understanding of employees' work would yield results faster.

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Microsoft Interviews

Updated 26 Feb 2015
Updated 26 Feb 2015

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    First round is an online application, followed by an online situational test looking at what you would do on certain situations. If you pass then you get a recorded video interview, followed by a Skype interview and finally an assessment centre.

    Interview Questions
    • Would you describe yourself as business minded?   Answer Question
    • What's the difference between good and great customer service?   Answer Question
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Microsoft Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.microsoft.com
Headquarters Redmond, WA
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1975
Type Company - Public (MSFT)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £10+ billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Google, Amazon.com, Apple

Our drive to change the world unites us!

Microsoft is the ideal place for people who have passion for their work and the desire to make an impact—in their careers, in the community and on the world. Microsoft is a unique company; and not just within the tech industry. Here, smart people thrive on their own terms and push their intelligence to its limit. The variety of job... More

Mission: Come to Microsoft to empower people around the world for the activities they value most–at work, at home and at play.

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