I think I got like one of the debugging questions in part 1, then in part 2 I got the first coding question in a few minutes but still couldn't get the second working in time. I am graduating in December 2021. [–]dk-bose 12 points13 points14 points 2 years ago (0 children), 10 is insane. Amazon Summer Internship Housing Options - What I Wish I Had Known. What are the projects that you call basic? I'm going to brag a little because I think it's important that other people don't get discouraged. In that case, I would try very hard to build up my resume with some sort of projects and maybe try to get a part time anything if you’re able to balance both it and school. Took a break for a year, worked a bit in retail, learned about myself, went to another school for a year that allowed non-registered students to enroll, reapplied and got back into my original school. This summer, the UT Dallas CS Department will have the largest number ever of students joining Amazon. [–]SuperSimpleStuffStudent 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), oh wow ya that's an unfortunate situation, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). How did you do on the Amazon coding challenge that you got rejected after? :) Thanks! I was also individually contacted by more than a dozen recruiters by uploading my resume to a job site. 3/7 debugging correct. [–]bytematic 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I'm going to apply to all of them tonight! and join one of thousands of communities. Regardless, I emailed any recruiter I could find by guessing their emails. They're having a dinner next week for the interns. or "What do you actually use from CS classes in real jobs?" Internship at big Investment Banking Company or Amazon, SWE Internship at Unicorn vs Big Investment Bank. In addition to a chat thread that's newly spawned every day, we have a daily rotation for threads for certain topics. The MCQs mainly focused on C and general aptitude. Between school, work, internship/job-hunting and navigating everything through this pandemic. For non-airport journeys, a grace period of five minutes is offered before waiting time is accrued. Persistence and thick skin are key, and don't ever doubt your abilities. I attended the information sessions of big N and the recruiters told us not to submit CV because our Resume would tell everything they need to know from us. Didn't write a single cover letter. Seattle has perfect summers. It’s more difficult for sophomores to get internships because they’re typically looking for juniors. [–]throwawayy1357924680 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). Spent the whole day doing it, I think it worked, but got rejected almost immediately, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 19 points20 points21 points 2 years ago* (2 children). A lot of people said NASDAQ wasn't even a Big N company so it won't matter to recruiters. Please note that we, the CSCQ mod team are not in charge of this discord. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 24791 on r2-app-0c614c544dc9e1217 at 2020-12-06 00:24:18.290969+00:00 running a7f2daa country code: US. Just set a goal to apply to a few jobs every day or week and keep going until you find something. I was looking through your post history when I made my assumptions and I took those classes Winter quarter last year. Connections. I couldn't handle the rest of the 9 months though. And I got 0 responses to match 😂 I don't know what they are thinking expecting their candidates to do a 6-8 hour "technical test" when they sound like the most boring company ever. Second: Check out this awesome "quick answers to common questions" thread, Fourth: Search for prior posts on the subject. [–]coolbrett 12 points13 points14 points 2 years ago (3 children), I have applied for ten summer internships so far, and if you are getting rejected with a GPA like that then I don't think I'll ever get an internship lol, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 14 points15 points16 points 2 years ago* (0 children), Nah that just means that companies don't care about GPA a whole lot. I realized my resume was complete shit and I didn't have most of the requirements for the type of job I was seeking. I also received responses from a vast amount of startups and it reached the point where I had to start declining requests for interviews because the processes were much too long for companies I had no interest in. [–]MacHiga12 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). [–]symbiosa 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). The reset may depend on how much or strong you have from your experience. wtf ? I think I am just good at class but terrible at interviews haha, [–]NotYourMom132 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago* (1 child). We have never won awards for anything, and our undergraduate research is rarely ever recognized or even published. Not sure how they expect people to finish it in 2 hours. Asana Internship Reddit Get any project done on PeoplePerHour - the #1 freelancing community. Amazon Watch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. [–]vipul115 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). You may get the same education going to a university in Kentucky, but you're probably not going to have Google recruiters show up at your career fairs. I didn't at the time and I regret it now. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga (Sold Out) Internships; The NCMA is a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Do you have a list of standard things you do when starting a new job/getting up to speed with an existing project? Amazon Spring or Fall internship? Free Shipping & Cash on Delivery Available. Any tips? I keep seeing people from "Top X" schools having problems finding internships and jobs. Probably done looking for new grad SWE job. Thanks for the company list. [–]BlightedYG 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Low prices across earth's biggest selection of books, music, DVDs, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, groceries & just about anything else. [–]ThaKoopa 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (6 children), 65 applications Guess they aren't flying out the ones that aren't at a Boston school...☹️, [–]IsaacNunutonSoftware Engineer 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I put out 30 applications where I actually tailored my resume to specific ads and I wrote maybe 3 cover letters for positions which really interested me. I am set to graduate in May 2019 from a university that is not on anyone's radar. [–]lilac-robot-king 5 points6 points7 points 18 days ago (0 children), cannot move to fall. Examples of questions that can go in either would be, "Are college career fairs worth it?" [–]_myusername__ 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child), [–]tinatern 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). [–]csq___throwawayProbably done looking for new grad SWE job 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]ThaKoopa -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (0 children). Thanks! You should still keep applying and make every interview count. Should I choose Computer Engineering or Computer Science? The opinions on reddit were quite varied, with a lot of support to go with the startup since I'll get a lot more experience and can wear more hats. IMO it behooves a new grad to at least shoot for the top and try to get the name on your resume. The summer might start out a bit cold and drizzly, but it will warm up and become sunny. They get through a lot more content. Go talk to your University intern coordinator, look at community boards on campus, ask professors and check indeed/LinkedIn. But you'll have better luck looking locally; all I'm saying. Why do you think I haven’t been trying? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I've been fortunate enough to go to both a average state school and a ~top 15 school. Sorry about that. The better the FAQ, the harder we can come down on lazy posters with low-effort OPs, which means a higher quality subreddit experience for you. I focused primarily on the better companies because I had a return internship offer for a decent company already. You don't have to intern at Amazon or Google, [–]NewChameleonSoftware Engineer, SF 18 points19 points20 points 2 years ago (3 children), You don't have to intern at Amazon or Google, uummmm.... unless I want to intern at Amazon or Google, especially considering my local jobs totally sucks vs. Google and the likes, [–][deleted] 11 points12 points13 points 2 years ago (2 children), Welll. At least 45 CS/SE students will participate in summer internships, and at least 33 students will take up full-time jobs after finishing their degrees this spring. You will get tons of rejections just from your resume, and even more companies just won't respond. We could always do with more help and wisdom, friend! And even if it does turn out to be the wrong decision, the golden handcuffs are only on for 12-24 months. I was extremely limited for internships this summer because I would only be able to work from mid July to mid August. I also didn't even work through college, except for a brief 2-month period where I was a work-study in a non-technical department. I have a 3.4 gpa and it used to be a 3.2. If I can do it with a 2.0 GPA, you sure as hell can. Amazon Internship Coding Questions Then he gave me a link for the shared editor, where he asked me to write code for 2 problems. How to kindly tell someone that they're focusing on the wrong things when they're looking to hire a SWE? I was in a similar boat. (self.csMajors). Learn more. We had to complete the test in 90 minutes. Good question! Not to mention, Seattle is just freaking awesome. Nike Global Operations Internship is one of the best internship programs in the world. That said, for all I know I might have gotten more interviews if I did. I don't seem to find smaller companies posting on the popular job boards, [–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children), Because you are only looking at the big job boards. He goes to a top school, has high GPA, lots of internships, but have acceptance rate of 1/65. How do I stop selling myself short while remaining humble with my career? I'm a junior from a no-name college with no relevant experience in the field, but the turnout would surprise you. That's good to hear, I am going to try to improve my resume a lot by next year when I start applying for full time, and hopefully I'll have results similar to yours next time around! One of them was, finding whether the given list of integers has an odd number of duplicate numbers in O(n) time complexity. From your internship, you have much more information than most people coming into the company. [–]TheRealDeal360 13 points14 points15 points 2 years ago (0 children), Even reading the instructions was a huge waste of my time. If you get offers from google, by all means, take it. Please check it out for your chatting needs: https://discord.gg/ndFR4RF. Like I need just … use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Welcome, one and all, to CSCareerQuestions! Spreadsheet: https://i.imgur.com/NGhZehf.png, 7 First round interviews / coding challenges. The people you meet at a school in top 20 or even top 10 won't compare to the people you meet in the top 3 ish. Fall Internships To pursue a fall internship, typically you want to begin contacting employers in late spring. It turns out that a resume is worth more than a thousand words. I don't know for sure yet as I am working some other details out and have not yet accepted Amazon's offer. My Summer 2021 Internship Search Visualized. Go to Bellevue. This was a pretty easy round and it’s duration was 90 minutes. . The better the FAQ, the harder we can come down on lazy posters with low-effort OPs, which means a higher quality subreddit experience for you. How to set clear expectation when working as a software engineer. For those of you who are exited to move to Seattle for the summer and work at Amazon headquaters (like I was last summer), the next step is to find housing. Pretty reminiscent of my same experience though I had fewer non-responses and more first round interviews/rejections. And sheesh, a 6-8 hour technical exam. I'm still applying for internships but am trying to decide if cover letters are worth it. Written Round: This round consisted of 20 MCQs and two coding questions. I see Amazon or Google like grad school, except having two years there is worth a lot more than a MS on your resume. one online followed by two telephonic rounds. Good stuff my guy hard work will be paid off! I cancelled on them before I had TripAdvisor because they didn't sound interesting and they gave me a 6-8 hour "technical test". [–]jal6068 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), Hey you finally got it. Update (9/23/19): I eventually got an internship at Google the following summer, and then got full-time at Google in 2018. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. But this message board is freaking students out by thinking they HAVE to intern at Google or PayPal, [–]senatorpjtSoftware Architect 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). I think the main benefit of going to a Top 20 school is the resources (i.e, better career fairs and better research opportunities) and the networking. 2) Schools must provide WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board) insurance coverage for the student for the full duration of the internship. I got ghosted by them even though I have a hackathon award with a travel-related app like what the hell do I have to do to get an interview???? I know my school gets more companies at career fairs and a few companies specifically recruit from my school, but I agree it probably doesn't have a huge impact for most companies. I definitely made sure to mention my project as well haha. Did they cancel on you or did you cancel after the TripAdvisor offer? I appreciate unique technical exams but I'd take a Leetcode problem any day over their test, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 20 points21 points22 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (2 children), Absolutely; if you have the chance to work at a prestigious internship, than do it. [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (0 children), [+][deleted] comment score below threshold-13 points-12 points-11 points 2 years ago (11 children), Mufuckas got to learn to APPLY LOCALLY!!!!! [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago* (1 child). [–]randorandoboNew [G]rad 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (2 children), I didn't apply to a whole lot of internships. I got a mediocre internship sophomore year (they basically only asked behavioral questions in the interviews), and my response rate has been tremendously better this year (I’ve signed 2 pretty great offers). The following discord is not officially affiliated or managed by this sub, but it is related and the person running it has been nice about asking as well as persistent, so into this sidebar it goes: https://discord.gg/mW9py9e. Share your current compensation and review the data submitted by other users in the two links above. some people moved summer to winter but i’ve heard they’ve stopped allowing that recently, [–]AzureNeptune 0 points1 point2 points 18 days ago (2 children). I would have been pretty pissed if I got rejected after all the work I put into that thing. [–]symbiosa 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I'm not your damn life coach lol, [–]senatorpjtSoftware Architect -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (3 children). I'm starting to think being in a Top Ranked school doesn't matter as much as it once did. Keep grinding, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (4 children), [–]IsaacNunutonSoftware Engineer 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). [–]dk-bose 29 points30 points31 points 2 years ago (4 children), Man I'm still salty about that TripAdvisor take home challenge. I found it funny how you also cancelled with DisputeSoft (I did the same because the work and the company seemed extremely boring to me), [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 35 points36 points37 points 2 years ago (2 children). My school's job portal requires us to write them. I know tons of people with better jobs but much worse GPA. I'm not saying you should ignore the NASA/Google/Apple internships. Ain't nobody got time for that! Finally after 5 months of job fairs, info sessions, daily applying, phone interviews, in-persons, I finally got 2 well-paying offers as an FPGA intern (and one offer for full-time but I had already accepted at that point). Seattle is AMAZING in the summer. Please contact us if you are interested in applying to stay with us during Fall 2020 - Spring 2021. We anticipate opening applications for Summer 2021 soon! Should I extend my graduation to get more experience? Do either of you go to a school in Boston? Where can I find new grad job postings? Where did you posted your resume to as well, if you don't mind me asking? NIKE Recruits students from all over the world. I was up there last summer for an internship at Microsoft. I didn't apply to a whole lot of internships this year because I had a return offer from my internship last summer. Your first interview will typically be with an RBC recruiter, who may discuss your talents and fit with both the position and RBC in person or. Whether you’re an undergraduate, MBA or PhD student, Amazon will have the right role for you. I was so discouraged and I thought I'd never get a job as a software engineer. These are the old responses to the previous survey. [–]AlcentixIntern 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Careers site Vault.com released a ranking of the most prestigious internships. [–]_myusername__ 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (3 children). When I graduated I was so terrified by the prospect of whiteboarding interviews that I never even applied to the top companies, and now I'm too old. Shit is cancer. There certainly is a difference, but you can be successful with any degree. I may or may not go to the same university as you, and I believe you’re a sophomore. I received only 1 response from a company which I wrote a bomb-ass cover letter for, and after the requested phone interview, I did not receive any call or email back. [–]DifferentJackfruitSenior 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), For CS, school prestige doesn't count for much. This is how it is in CURRENT_YEAR, everybody. Moral of the story: Don't give up! Hey when you applied to these internships, did you write cover letters? Noticed some cool user flair around? Same here! CSCQ regular u/Kevincav runs a discord called CS Career Hackers. If you’re lucky, you’ll be offered one. Amazon.in: Online Shopping India - Buy mobiles, laptops, cameras, books, watches, apparel, shoes and e-Gift Cards. We could always do with more help and wisdom, friend! Free delivery on millions of items with Prime. I started applying for internships in the summer of 2017, hoping to get an internship for this summer that just passed. Gotcha. 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