Rave
Watch your favourite videos with friends in perfect sync, anytime, anywhere!
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Kitchener, ON, Canada

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Pros: Above average pay, lunch provided Do actual work, not meaningless stuff that never gets used Cons: Your experience with the CEO can be super hit or miss Bad full time to co-op ratio The codebase is a mess. Only by looking at it can you understand Overall, not as bad as the horror stories you normally hear, but I wouldn't work here if you already have some experience under your belt. This picture describes Rave perfectly: https://i.redd.it/wzn251tvq49y.png
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Audio Engineer

Waterloo, ON, Canada

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CEO was awful. This was absolutely awful for skill development as the lack of competent mentors means that you write and get taught to write shit code. The CEO is an absolute nightmare to work with. But they're trying at least. Overall I did not enjoy this and would rank this as one of my worst coop experiences.
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Data Engineer, Business Intelligence

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I was given the opportunity to work on projects that i was most interested in. The team was extremely helpful and the work/life balance is awesome. I've interned with Facebook for 2 terms and both terms have been very exciting.
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Menlo Park, CA, USA

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Opportunity to have incredible amount of impact as an intern.
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Product Marketing Analyst

Toronto, ON, Canada

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The toronto office is great! I got to work with a lot of nice people. Particularly my manager and mentor Blake was very helpful. He gave me a lot of room of freedom that I can decide what projects I want to work on. The job itself is very hard to explain. It's kinda a combination of later stage pm and marketing on a scale (through the sales pods). Food can be a surprise sometimes. I've had alligator and rabbit there. Gym and wellness expense are subsidized as well and you get $300 something everything on ad credits. Overall it's a very cool experience.
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Production Engineering

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I worked here in the summer of 2015 as a production engineering intern. The company culture is pretty good and there is a push to be open and take on challenges. There is a dirth in good intern mentors in the production engineering internship program but experience may vary widely based on team.
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I worked here in the summer of 2015 as a production engineering intern. The company culture was fantastic, there were many events planned for both interns and full times. The perks are great -- they really make it seem like they value you very much, not just as an employee but as a person. The only thing that was lacking a bit was work life balance, although I think that depends a lot on the team you are on.
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Software Development Intern

Palo Alto, CA, USA

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Worked on the search team at A9. Lots of very important, and very interesting work going on. Pay is also top notch ($8,475 + $3,500 housing stipend per month). Mentorship could have been better. My project was something I was not very interested in, but I learned a lot regardless.
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Software Engineer

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I co-oped for Facebook twice: first time in Summer 2015, and second time at Instagram in Winter 2016. Both times I had excellent mentors, and who coached me during my term. Facebook really does not differentiate between interns and full-times, so the work you get to do will be real and meaningful. They are also really flexible, and try to accommodate to your interests; I was initially assigned an Android project, since my resume has a lot of Android experience. However, I really wanted to learn something new, and my manager was able to accommodate to my learning needs. The corporate housing is luxurious and EVERYTHING at work is free!!!!! (Food, tech, snacks, etc...) The team and managers really try to ensure you have a good work-life… Show More
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Facebook has a great culture and everyone treats each other really well. Team-matching does a pretty good job finding a team that would interest you. With all big companies, there is a concern with the amount of impact one can have, but aside from that, I can't think of any other cons.
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I worked here during Summer 2015. I was assigned a team, but they are very flexible with regards to what you actually end up working on. For instance, I was put on a back-end team, but ended up doing mostly Javascript because of the project I chose. Everyone around you is pretty eager to help and support you learn. There's generally a lot of cool things to work on, but because of sheer size of the company, it may be difficult to make meaningful impact. Overall, Facebook has amazing perks and is great place to grow and learn as a software engineer.
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I worked at Facebook in Fall '16. The compensation and perks speak for themselves. The work will vary depending on the team you'll end up on (based off your preferences and skill set to a certain degree). Your intern project and its impact will largely determine how successful the internship will be. For me personally, I've always preferred back-end a bit more, but my main project was a front-end one (ironically, my team was almost entirely backend and infra-related). That being said, I was still fine with getting more front-end experience, especially with React. After expressing my interest in doing more back-end stuff, I'd help with some back-end items after finishing my main project. Admittedly, the stuff I was working on wasn't going… Show More
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Unlike many other interns, I was not given an 'intern project' but rather tasks after tasks from my mentor. Therefore, I didn't really feel like I owned anything substantial. So for me, the work wasn't meaningful. Also, the mentorship/support from my mentor wasn't great. I told my mentor many times that I want some more tasks that involve much more coding. However, I was given tasks that had very little coding but require a lot of manual A/B testing done through web ui. I love Facebook culture and food though. 3 buffet meals a day every work day is too awesome. Not only there are a lot of variety of food but the taste of them are indescribable. I really miss their food. Also, intern life is great. Intern events, corporate housing, etc.
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I interned at Facebook in Winter 2016. To start off, Facebook pays very competitively when you consider the base salary, luxury housing, intern & team events, inter-office travel, and perks. Large signing bonuses are attached with a full time return offer and you will not need to do technical interview to be considered. Facebook is a large company so your experience and work largely depends on you and your team. The matching process is mostly arbitrary so you are unlikely to be matched with your dream team. Teams have different dynamics so reviews and first hand experiences are mostly based on these individual experiences. The intern program at Facebook provides resources for a intern to shape the internship the way they want it to be.… Show More
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I was there for Summer '16. I was on the Messenger Core team, working on a cross-platform data-syncing library for the Android and iOS Messenger apps. I was given the general responsibility of reducing data consumed by the library, and was given leads and general ideas to explore in order to achieve this. I felt a ton of autonomy, to the extreme where I would have liked some more guidance and concrete projects to work on. It was a great opportunity to practice directing myself and others rather than the normal developer job of working on a stream of coding tasks. The perks, salary, and housing are awesome. Tons of events for interns and tons of interns to enjoy them with. Because you live with other Facebook interns, and eat all meals on… Show More
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I had a good experience at Facebook, but mostly because it's a big company and has a lot of perks. I was doing low level programming in C++ and the codebase for that part can be messy and hard to understand. The concept of meaningful work is also very different in a big company. My team was made up of people who had kids and wanted to go home earlier, which was good for worklife balance but made getting to know them harder. There was almost no team communication outside of the necessary -- people rarely ate together, and when we tried "mandatory" Friday lunch together, it felt a bit awkward. There was almost no cross team communication. The perks are awesome though. There are also a lot of other interns, which makes for a great… Show More
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Software Engineer

Palo Alto, CA, USA

$9,600
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A9 operates like a start-up but has the resources and reach of Amazon! I worked on the Visual Search Mobile Team and got to ship features for the main Amazon application. My mentor and manager were both really supportive and gave me ample opportunities to work on what I was interested in. The work/life balance was great and there were a ton of fun events planned for the interns! The compensation was very competitive - the $9600 includes a stipend to help you with your rent expenses. Overall, A9 employs a lot of really intelligent people to work on challenging technical problems. Would recommend!
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Software Engineer

Seattle, WA, USA

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I had a great time as an intern at Facebook 1) Work: This varies heavily with team, but you do have some say in what team you're assigned. In the Seattle office the bigger teams are Ads and Messenger. I was on Ads and the work was impactful and challenging but fun. Facebook also has amazing internal tooling, processes, and support; meaning we get to spend more time on meaningful work rather than dealing with trivial setup and issues. 2) Perks: FB definitely has one of the best perks among the top tech companies. There's the usual free food, mini kitchens, pingpong/foosball, and gyms, but FB also provides free housing on top of your salary, professional laundry on-site (includes dry cleaning), bike stipend, wellness stipend, a phone with… Show More
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I worked at Facebook in Fall 2016 on Infrastructure. Work-wise, Facebook's internship program is very well structured; they really focus on providing mentorship and tools that allow developers to come in and ramp up quickly. I had a great relationship with my team and a lot of respect for both my team manager and internship manager; they were all very keen to make sure I was enjoying my time there. Dev experience is very polished, I was never blocked on infrastructure not being available for me to work on my project. Benefits are probably top-tier in comparison to other tech-internships, you also really bond with other interns outside of work. This is a great choice!
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Software Engineering Intern

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I worked as an intern in the winter term in 2017. The culture was surprisingly awesome for such a huge company - everyone is friendly and the company is very open. The perks were top notch - housing was luxurious, buffet of great food every day for three meals, fitness stipend and snacks. I had the opportunity to work on some pretty impactful projects and was treated like a full-time employee. At work, you're surrounded by really smart, driven people. There's excellent infrastructures and tools in place for developers.
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Seattle, WA, USA

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It really depends on your team. I didn't feel connected to my team at all, and they didn't seem that interested in me or what I was doing. The test environment broke all the time and people didn't care. I was stuck with an underpowered dev server for the first 2 months which made everything very slow and flaky. Sometimes it took weeks for people to review my code. When planning my project, one teammate kept harping on the fact that it's "an intern project" and "Maybe he doesn't know how to code." My manager was not a good mentor. One of the first things he told me was how his previous intern's project is no longer used in production at all. He often acted as if things could be done in a "few hours" or "a day" when it would obviously be… Show More
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