Amazon.com Intern Interview Questions

Updated 22 Oct 2014
Updated 22 Oct 2014
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Mostly behavior question, and some small case problems. Be prepared is the best i can say. The first give you a phone screening, mostly 40min. Then they call you to the headquarter for a 4 hour long interview.

    Interview Questions
    • beside your resume, is there anything else you can tell me?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Business Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied on Amazon.com/careers, recieved an invitation for a 45 minute phone interview 5 days later.

    First Interview: Interviewed with an Amazon employee, walked through the resume and asked 1-2 behavioral question, 3-4 SQL questions then drilled into business case questions. The interview lasted ~25 minutes.

    Final round interview consists of 2 back-back 45 minutes phone interviews and a writing exercise.

    Interview Questions
    • 1. If your results came out to be 100% contradictory to your hypothesis what would you do?
      2. Do you think amazon should place a cap on the number of products a seller can sell? Why or why not?
      3. If you have to think of a product that would be profitable to amazon, what would it be and how would you data mine the result?
      4. If amazon places a cap on the sellers and sellers can only sell 100 products instead of 150, if you were the seller, how would you determine which products to keep? And how would you data mine it?
      5. How good are you at Excel and SQL from a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best?
      6. What is your biggest accomplishment and how did you measure your success?

      SQL questions:
      1. What is the difference between HAVING and WHERE?
      2. What are the SQL clauses, in the right order?
      3. Questions about different types of JOIN
        Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Very typical interview, 45 minutes, a few behavioral questions and a technical question that required some thinking. Not many different types of questions, but the ones they asked followed up on each other, requiring very in-depth explanations on past experiences. I would suggest knowing your experiences very well before using one of them as a response to a question.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Web Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    Hand in the resume on school career fair, got the phone interview, you are given a number,and they let you choose the phone interview date. It's a 45min interview, and I picked 1:00pm in Seattle while it's 4pm in New York. during the interview I was asked to tell some details about the project on my resume, and several small questions like how to design a small APP, to impress a person in elevator.

    Interview Questions
    • During the interview I was asked to tell some details about the project on my resume, and several small questions like how to design a small APP, to impress a person in elevator.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Financial Analyst Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    It consist on a phoen interview and an in-house interview

    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied online in January 2014 and received a call to set up an interview within a week. I had two 45 mins technical interviews. I was asked to code on a shared editor to solve some simple problems. Nothing unexpected, questions were like the ones that everyone comes across in technical interviews.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Applied through the school co-op application system. Went through two out of three rounds of phone interviews before accepting an offer somewhere else. Both involved coding questions, the first was over the phone while the second was on seemikecode.com.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I had a contact in the company. The person forwarded my resume to his manager and a few days later HR person contacted me for schedules. Two phone interviews were scheduled. Each was 1 hour. One interviewer told me that the company would invite me for on-site if I did well on the phone interviews, but I screwed the interviews up. :(

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked to give a scalable system design of Amazon.com's order number generation service.   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Amazon.com.

    Interview Details

    Applied on college job site. Received an email to pick a date to have two 45 minute interviews at my college career center. First interview had a pretty common question. Second interview was more difficult, not types of question you would see in Cracking the Coding Interview. Overall, the interview was fair. Just practice writing out code on paper or a whiteboard if you have a face-to-face interview and brush up on basic algorithms! I interviewed on Thursday and received an email with offer on Monday.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation for interns
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Software Development Engineer I Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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