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Updated Apr 19, 2014

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in September 2013.

Interview Details It was a on-campus PI. There were 3 rounds. One coding round and 2 PI's.

Interview Question – There was as such no hard question for me. But unfortunately i was not prepared for this interview. Frankly this was my first ever interview. So yes i was bit nervous and i didn't knew about the tips and tricks for cracking the interview at that time. I was asked the following 2 questions:

1. given a tree, do the level order traversal of the tree. Explain the logic and write it's proper code not pseudo-code.

2 given a link list, Reverse a Linked List in groups of given size. write it's code.
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Interview Details i had a telephonic interview which basically included question related to unix operating system some on java and a few on sql...

Interview Question – questions related to unix   Answer Question

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Interview Details first round- 25 questions in 1:30hrs including 2 coding ques hosted by interviewstreet
second round- telephonic interview in which there was 3 coding ques we were supposed to dictate the code for the given questions.
third round- telephonic interview same as the second round only the ques were bit tough.

Interview Question – i made it till 2nd round, the 3 coding ques were-
1- find if the given BT is BST
2- replace every element of a BT with the sum of its inorder successors
3- every element in an array occurs twice except 1, find the number
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in September 2012.

Interview Details On-campus interviews for the post of intern at Amazon India.
Started with a combined technical/aptitude online test. Followed by a paper-coding round where the selected students were supposed to code two algorithms on paper.
Selected students were interviewed by the recruiters. Some of the recruiters were quite unprofessional and themselves lacked knowledge regarding some basic algorithm questions. I personally know some students who suffered because they submitted an optimal solution and suffered because the recruiter failed to understand it. That's what happens in paper-coding.

Interview Question – Zig-zag traversal in a BST. I know it's a standard question but I wasn't aware of it and couldn't come up with a good enough answer in the interview round.   View Answer

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New Delhi

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in September 2012.

Interview Details One written test - 20 MCQ's on C, OS, Aptitude, LR, DBMS

Then three rounds of interview. All questions were from Tress or LinkedList.

Final interview round was a face to face.

Interview Question – What is the most appropiate DS to implement a T9 dictionary   View Answers (2)

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details Talked to two interviewers, each asked me a basic question about object oriented programming and scripting. I spent about 45 minutes with each interviewer. They were both nice and polite.

Interview Question – No unexpected questions   Answer Question

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Senior Product Manager Intern Interview

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Telephone, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in March 2014.

Interview Details Initial Rounds - 2
Type - Telephonic, Behavioral and Case Based Interviews (Analytical)

Interview Question – Case Based: Describe why the average revenue of the individual product is going down while the average revenue of the entire product line is going up.   Answer Question

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Interviewed at Amazon.com

Interview Details phone interview, including few questions about your work history, the rest are mostly technical questions. The first phone interview questions are kind easy. Second round questions are Data Structure, Algorithm related. Questions are not difficult, normally ask you how to optimize the algorithm. People are nice.

Interview Question – Find an alternative way to optimize the algorithm.   Answer Question

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Interview Details I managed to get an on-campus interview by emailing the university recruiting coordinator. Signed up for a time, interviewed with two people on the on-campus interview rooms.

Interview Question – None were rather difficult or unexpected.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in January 2014.

Interview Details I submitted my resume in the college career fair. I got an interview call after 3 months.

Interview Question – I had 2 back to back technical interviews
Question1: Find two numbers in an unsorted array that equal to a given sum
Question2: Find the first unique character in a string
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