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Microsoft

Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2022 • Cambridge, MA

What I liked

I really enjoyed the company's culture and the team that I worked on

What I wish was different

Nothing!

Advice

Always be open to learn! Microsoft is a continuous learning experience!
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Explore Intern

May - August 2022 • Bellevue, WA

What I liked

I loved how we were working on a real issue that has not been solved before. It was a new experience, and it was very different from any schoolwork I've had before.

What I wish was different

Advice

One advice would be to learn as much as you can. These experiences can bring many new perspectives!
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Software Engineering Intern

June - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

The people, program layout, new place

What I wish was different

More knowledge beforehand of available positions/types of internships

Advice

Constantly ask for feedback and ways to improve and in order to prove yourself as a person and improve as a programmer
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Software Engineer Intern

June - September 2022 • Bellevue, WA

What I liked

Working in person, meeting people at Microsoft, learning more about web development, team culture.

What I wish was different

Clearer project spec

Advice

Don’t be afraid to speak up or ask questions
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Software Engineering Intern

June - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

I really liked the laid back culture, and the campus was really nice.

What I wish was different

I wish I had been given more choice with my team placement and project assignment.

Advice

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software engineer int

May - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

loved the people and the work culture

What I wish was different

i wish i attended more employee events

Advice

believe you can do anything you put your mind to
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Software Engineering Intern

June - September 2021 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

Good company, centralized internship program. Awesome benefits.

What I wish was different

Manager dependent experience. Could be more distributed.

Advice

Start internship work early!
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Intern

May - August 2022 • Bellevue, WA

What I liked

It was a very chill and enjoyable experience

What I wish was different

I wish I could explore more roles during the internship

Advice

Be curious, bold and cooperative.
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SWE Intern

May - August 2022 • Seattle, WA

What I liked

Great work and culture

What I wish was different

Manager was way too busy

Advice

Ask a lot of questions
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Program Manager

May - July 2022 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

Got a chance to work on a very impactful project and I got a chance to lead it

What I wish was different

My internship was virtual but I wish it was in person instead

Advice

Make sure to research the product you're working on before the start of your internship. It'll help you hit the ground running.
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Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2022 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

The people were great and very supportive!

What I wish was different

Wish it wasn't remote.

Advice

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Product Manager Intern

May - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

Company's culture and values

What I wish was different

More in-person employees to interact with

Advice

Having a growth-mindset and demonstrating the ability to learn new things.
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Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

I liked the location, housing, atmosphere of the office

What I wish was different

I wish I heard where I was living and what office I worked sooner

Advice

Pack light, you'll be carrying a lot back
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Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

The culture, the work I was doing, the people I was interacting with, and social scene put together by the company's community itself.

What I wish was different

More free merch! :)

Advice

Work hard, ask for as much help as you need and have a lot of fun. Also, network!! They are usually very willing to guide you and stay in touch!
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Operations Program Manager Intern

May - August 2022 • Reno, NV

What I liked

The workplace culture was very inclusive.

What I wish was different

I wish I worked more on everyday tasks instead of just an intern project.

Advice

Make sure to prioritize your time and try your best on your intern project but also take the time to make as many connections as you can.
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Software Engineer Intern

May - August 2022 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

It was a very large company, it is very easy to find something that you are interested in because there are so many different teams. They are very experienced with working with interns and do a great job making the summer both education as well as fun!

What I wish was different

Make sure to network with other employees or else you might miss out

Advice

Do some research about the company and your team to make sure it fits what you want to do
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HR Assistant

June - July 2018 • Beijing, China

What I liked

What I wish was different

Next time I should find a job that is more related to computer science

Advice

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Full-Stack Software Engineer

June - August 2021 • Suzhou, Jiangsu

What I liked

Nice work life balance

What I wish was different

Should have worked harder and develop better relationship with managers

Advice

Take initiative. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.
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Software Engineer Intern

May - August 2021 • Mountain View, CA

What I liked

The community and everyone is ready and willing to help you grow

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Work hard and don't be shying of asking questions
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Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2019 • Redmond, WA

What I liked

I like the inclusive culture and the growth mindset.

What I wish was different

I wish I was able to work on a project that better suited my interests.

Advice

Use the opportunity as an intern to get lunch and meet with as many people as you can. It will help you figure out what you want to do with your career and build your network.
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