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Laid back internship with opportunities to prove yourself

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Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA (US)
Former Employee - Interim Engineering Intern in San Diego, CA (US)

I worked at Qualcomm as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

For interns:

- Great intern activities both at work and outside of work
- Good work life balance
- Projects: they don't expect a lot from interns, but if you demonstrate to them that you can be trusted with more responsibility, they'll give it to you.
- Pay is competitive
- Housing and relocation is paid for
- Good chance of getting a return offer if you do a good job.

Cons

I imagine that it takes a little time to move up here. This might not be a big deal to some people.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep doing what you're doing. You can probably push your interns a little harder.

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Positive Outlook
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    Smart and dedicated people

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at Qualcomm full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great location (San Diego), good management

    Cons

    big company bureaucracy, try more ideas, fail faster (unlike Mirasol)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give smart-phones to all employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A fun place to be for interns

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Qualcomm

    Pros

    The fastest growing telecom company. SO has a lot of projects under its wings.
    Software roles are very diverse, varying from kernel teams to front end.

    Cons

    Very large company so the growth can be a bit slow.
    Salary not as much as in other major software companies.
    The cafetaria is very expensive throughout the campus.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The must increase the pay of software professionals and make it comparable to other big players if they want to retain the talent.
    Should provide more benefits to the employees and the food on campus must be improved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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