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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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Full Stack Developer

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Company culture is great. There are 4 co-ops (2 fullstack, 1 mobile, 1 designer) each term. You get to take complete ownership with other co-ops and build projects from the ground up and learn pretty much whatever tech you want. The pay is fixed at $1100 which is a really good opportunities for lower years to earn more.
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Kitchener, ON, Canada

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Pros: - Interesting work and projects that you can take complete control over - Projects are big in scope but move quickly so you work on multiple per term - The ability to experiment and try out new tech if there's a use case for it (e.g. Elastic Search, Redis, Rust, etc...) - Ping pong, Foosball and a Basketball Court as well as a culture that actually lets you use them during the day - Pretty sick looking workspace - Free shirt and sometimes free food in the cafeteria Cons: - Sometimes head office process' gets in the way and this can either affect the velocity of a project or forces you to get creative to solve otherwise very simple problems - Not very Agile (if you're in to that) - Most of the tasks and projects… Show More
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Waterloo, ON, Canada

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Best coop I've had to date. Work environment is very chill, the manager at the time (Danny) is an amazing person who truly cares for the coops. It's also very informal so you have the ability to discuss things/projects however you want. You get to take on multiple tasks and you get to choose/use as many technologies as you like. By the end of the term you can be an expert in Javascript, Python or whatever you've wanted to become an expert on. The roles are also very flexible. Even though you may be hired in as a fullstack, if you want to do some data science/machine learning on a project, no one will stop you from putting heavy emphasis on machine learning while your team-mates work with the backend etc.. There is low stress on the job so… Show More
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Mobile Developer

Kitchener, ON, Canada

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Working at Communitech is great. It's probably been the most enjoyable co-op term in terms of the environment. Being the only mobile developer, you're kind of alone which could be both a good and bad thing. If you've done any sort mobile development before and you're comfortable holding your own then you get to take full control of the mobile projects. On the other hand, there isn't too much mentorship on the mobile side. We had more web apps to work on in my term so I learned a great deal about web development which was great. This openness is not just for the mobile developer but we had a full-stack developer work on an Android project so there is lots of freedom to work with technologies you're interested in learning about. The worst… Show More
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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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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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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 Engineer Intern

Seattle, WA, USA

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I had a great experience interning at Redfin. The compensation package is pretty standard and fair - housing stipend, relocation bonus and transportation subsidy. There are many incredibly smart people who have worked at other top companies before coming to Redfin. On my team, the work life balance was excellent - I had an extremely good manager who hit the perfect balance between pushing the team to work while giving enough flexibility to allow the team to work. The internship program is fairly well structured and they try their best to provide meaningful mentors, but it does depend a bit on personality types. To me, Redfin is the perfect size for a company - large enough to give comfortable compensation and in house infrastructure,… Show More
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Redfin is a real estate tech company headquarted in Seattle. On the first day, I got to meet all the execs and they were super nice. All the recruiters and managers I worked with were approachable as well. I was an intern in the Notifications Team. I worked with engineers who were from great schools and who had worked in Amazon and Microsoft before Redfin. They let you choose any team and project you want based on your interest. I loved the flexibility. The work culture is great and there is a lot of great mentorship and work-life balance. We also had team events to increase team morale. Overall, I would highly recommend Redfin as an internship, especially someone who is interested in Big Data problems and the Real-Estate business.
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Redfin was a great place to work as an Internship. You are surrounded by incredibly smart people who like to get stuff done. Through the mentorship program I was able to grow and really learn some new concepts and try different things. Everyone is very friendly and wants to help you. The company is small enough that you could strike up a conversation with the CEO or CTO.
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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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Software Engineering Intern

Santa Clara, CA, USA

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Worked at the Autonomous Vehicles team. Super meaningful work. Extremely flexible hours. I literally went to work sometimes at 11:00. You own your project. Best place to work at. If you like C/C++, choose NVIDIA over any other BigN in a heartbeat.
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Software Engineering Intern

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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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