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Audio Software Engineer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

$5,800
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[Fall 2017] I worked at The Coalition, a game studio owned by Microsoft best known for the Gears of War series. They have an office in Downtown Vancouver (15 mins away from "Big Park," the other MSFT office) WORK: Game development is hectic and haphazard, and unfortunately, I came in during a particularly busy time for my team. I didn't really have a chance to sit down with someone and "learn the ropes," and I was instead thrust head-first into a task and told to "figure it out." Now, Unreal Engine 4 is a BEAST, and is not something that easily lends itself to "self learning." Pile-on all of the game-specific things you need to know, getting started in the codebase was incredibly difficult... Regardless, one of the (few) nice things… Show More
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Business Analyst

Toronto, ON, Canada

$3,680
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The work was really dependent on the team you were put on and if the manager had anything in mind for you. Unfortunately, the work I did there was really lacking purpose and although I continually requested for more work, I felt like I spent the term doing work that didn't really have an impact. However! The company overall has a really great culture: very young age group (for the most part) and so many perks! Just make sure you know exactly what you'd be doing in your role prior to accepting the job - the company itself is honestly great though.
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Business Intelligence Developer

টরন্টো, অন্টারিও, কানাডা

$5,600
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The culture's amazing and there's good opportunity to move from one position to another and collaborate. Interns are treated like full-times, i.e. if you're doing good work, you'll be assigned to interestig projects over full times. The company has a recognition system where the completion of major projects get you Air Miles. Loads of Co op events starting from arcades to going to watch a Raptors Game, all sponsored by the company.
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Cloud Software Engineering Intern

Santa Clara, CA, USA

$9,640
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I loved my internship at NVIDIA. The salary was recently increased a very large amount as I was paid $46/hour. I got along very well with my team and they really treated me like a full time. I learned a lot while working on the project assigned to me. I included the $2200 housing stipend they give every month to the salary as you keep any that you don't use.
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Full Stack Software Engineer

Santa Clara, CA, USA

$8,450
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Worked there from sept to dec of 2017. Great company to work at! I worked on full stack development for one of Nvidia's internal platform. I included the $2250 monthly housing stipend to the salary. The mentor is very willing to help and the general culture in very positive. Nvidia provides subsidized food, so that was pretty good. I would highly recommend this job to anyone!
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Innovation Developer

Toronto, ON, Canada

$4,080
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Fun start-up like culture at zero gravity labs. A lot of the internship has to do with using new technologies to explore possible implementations. There's a lot of free food and co-op events. They also give you 20% time to work on any side-project. You also get a lot of perks like Uber, Netflix and ritual credits. The salary is standardized for waterloo coops regardless of term. (Unless you're a master's student)
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Software Development Engineer Intern

Redmond, WA, USA

$7,100
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The Microsoft intern program is well-organized with lots of special intern events (eg game nights, Mariners games, hiking etc). You get lots of perks with your salary including subsidized corporate housing, gym membership, and lots of gifts/swag. Microsoft is large and fragmented, so your experience will depend a lot on your specific team and manager. Overall, the people are smart, the culture is laid back, and the company mood is optimistic. There is lots of interesting stuff going on at Microsoft, but 4 months is not enough to ramp up and fully take advantage of everything. Your internship will likely be project-based and you shouldn't expect your intern project to be something cutting-edge. Return offers are relatively easy to get… Show More
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Software Engineer

Redmond, WA, USA

$7,367
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The quality of the internship really depends on these three things: - The team you end up on - The manager/mentor/lead you end up having - The project you get assigned These things can vary greatly and I lucked out with fantastic team, manager/mentor/lead, and project. When interviewing, make sure to make it perfectly clear what your interests are. They'll try their best to put you on something that matches your interests.
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Software Engineer

Santa Clara, CA, USA

$6,923
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Worked there from sept to dec of 2017. Great company to work at! I worked on full stack development for one of Nvidia's internal platform. I included the $2250 monthly housing stipend to the salary. The mentor is very willing to help and the general culture in very positive. Nvidia provides subsidized food, so that was pretty good. I would highly recommend this job to anyone!
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Software Engineer

Tokyo, Japan

¥325,000
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The Office team in Microsoft Japan worked on docs.com and Office Lens while I was there. You'll be assigned an onboarding project to start off with, and then move onto a main project to finish off the term with. If you finish your main project quickly, then you'll probably end up working on regular engineering tasks. The projects were in different fields, and a couple of them were quite interesting (involved NLP, OpenGL), but a lot of them were fairly standard web/mobile-development feature tasks. Obviously, these choices will vary each term. Hours aren't particularly long, but they're pretty offset from the usual business hours (most people came in at 11 and left after 7). You're not pressured to commit to 11-7 at all though. Your… Show More
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Software Engineer Intern

Mountain View, CA, USA

$7,800
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Worked at Microsoft in summer 2017. Despite not being at the HQ in Redmond, there were intern events every week or two (paintball, baseball games, cruise, etc), and we also got flown to Seattle for a week for the famous signature event. In terms of work, I was put on a great team where my project was actually critical for the team. I became good friends with my mentor and manager, but with a company as big as Microsoft, team culture can really vary. The team asked for my preferences on the type of work I want beforehand and gave me something that matched them exactly, despite me not having any experience in that domain beforehand. However, I did find that intern expectations here were noticeably higher than the other companies I worked… Show More
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Software Engineering Intern

Pune, Maharashtra, India

₹20,000
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http://blog.shreyanssheth.com/2017/01/08/winter-at-wingify/ Amazing Perks (PS4, Ping Ping table, Skateboard, BMX all in-house. Free catered lunch, in-house chef, and tons more), Great peers, Talented engineering team. Making a shit ton of revenue on their products. Interning at one of India's best startups was one hell of an experience.
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Software Engineering Intern

Redmond, WA, USA

$7,425
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As mentioned in other reviews, Microsoft is the biggest software company in the world and your internship experience varies drastically depending on what team you are assigned. I would like to emphasize the compensation in this review. Microsoft literally makes it rain for interns. For first time Microsoft interns (not explorer), you will get paid $7200 per month (per tax). If you were to return to Microsoft as an intern, your salary will get bumped to $7650 and you will receive a one-time bonus of $5000. On top of the base salary and bonus, you can either choose to live in a corporate housing (hella fancy one, with bi-weekly cleaning service) or a one-time $9000 housing stipend for your 4-month internship. So if you are a returning… Show More
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Mentorship and work/life balance were great. Work was not that meaningful because I was assigned to a product that no one ever heard of and I was working on an intern project (meaning my work probably end up in the garbage right now). The intern events are probably the best out of all the big companies. Microsoft invited Daya and the Chainsmokers to perform in front of 2,000+ interns and gave out free xbox one to every intern. Overall, it's a very big company and your experience varies drastically depending on what team you are assigned. HR is also flexible on switching team/organization for your next co-op, though sometimes they are very unresponsive and unhelpful.
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Software Engineering Intern

Santa Clara, CA, USA

$8,250
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I worked on the autonomous vehicle team. I had a super awesome experience working here. I got to do everything from hardware to software to product design, and I felt like I was actually an integral part of the team that I was on. I felt like I gained a lot of experience in writing well-architected C/C++ code as well as other skills more specific to building an autonomous vehicle. Most of all, I really liked the people at NVIDIA. The people I worked with at NVIDIA were some of the most humble but yet smart people I've ever worked with, and I felt like I became close friends with many of the people I worked with despite stark differences in age / backgrounds / nationalities. NVIDIA is also a very diverse workplace, and I was actually… Show More
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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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iOS Developer

New York, NY, USA

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Absolutely loved the entire Vine team. Everyone was supportive and you are treated like a full time employee rather than just an intern.
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