one online followed by two telephonic rounds. I've been fortunate enough to go to both a average state school and a ~top 15 school. Also, try not to limit your searches to specific regions if you can help it, because you’ll have more options that way. Went to a top 20 school (majored in ee not cs) but got dismissed after a few years due to poor grades. The first internship is by far the hardest one to get, but once you have your foot in the door you will be set. (self.csMajors). 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. It was so tough because I had absolutely no internship experience and an irreparable GPA. [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]MacHiga12 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). If you’re lucky, you’ll be offered one. [–]bytematic 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I'm still applying for internships but am trying to decide if cover letters are worth it. I couldn't handle the rest of the 9 months though. And I got 0 responses to match 😂 didn’t apply to a whole lot of internships, [–]SuperSimpleStuffStudent 11 points12 points13 points 2 years ago (4 children), [–]ThaKoopa 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). 2. Please keep the conversation semi-professional or better, adhere to the reddiquette, and remember to READ OUR RULES. CSCQ regular u/Kevincav runs a discord called CS Career Hackers. [–]TheRealDeal360 13 points14 points15 points 2 years ago (0 children), Even reading the instructions was a huge waste of my time. My school's job portal requires us to write them. tl;dr: darker colors == more posting experience here. How do I stop selling myself short while remaining humble with my career? To check the available roles and locations, browse Amazon’s internship job board to find and apply for a specific role. Whether you’re an undergraduate, MBA or PhD student, Amazon will have the right role for you. 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. The most noticable difference is that the general "ability" of the class is higher in a more exclusive school, so the profs teach faster and harder. I realized my resume was complete shit and I didn't have most of the requirements for the type of job I was seeking. [–]adilra 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I also talked to them at the career fair. 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). That said, for all I know I might have gotten more interviews if I did. 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. If a hemocytoblast commits to becoming a cell called a proerythroblast, it will develop into a new red blood cell. 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. I said that because I often see people on here saying they applied to hundreds of internships/jobs, and I myself did that in previous years, so 65 is less than usual for me. Robotics. Rendered by PID 24791 on r2-app-0c614c544dc9e1217 at 2020-12-06 00:24:18.290969+00:00 running a7f2daa country code: US. Your story really brightened my spirit and was wondering what it took for you to revamp your resume. Shoot out some resumes to the top companies. . [–]_myusername__ 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child), [–]tinatern 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Recently I sat for an on-campus internship recruiting process of Amazon. One of them was, finding whether the given list of integers has an odd number of duplicate numbers in O(n) time complexity. 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. Don"t have time for that. [–]Just_with_eet 10 points11 points12 points 2 years ago (2 children). 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). [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago* (1 child). Balance portfolio with personal direction vs what jobs are looking for, and knowing what I want to do? Please check it out for your chatting needs: https://discord.gg/ndFR4RF. From your internship, you have much more information than most people coming into the company. Same here! This was a pretty easy round and it’s duration was 90 minutes. Meanwhile these exact same results are happening to students at my "Ranked so low they don't even calculate it" school. I know for sure top 20 doesn't matter except for 1 thing. Check out this awesome "quick answers to common questions" thread. I'm a junior from a no-name college with no relevant experience in the field, but the turnout would surprise you. and join one of thousands of communities. Reddit rejected you. I started applying to full-time jobs at the beginning of this semester (3 months ago) and I received responses to more than 2/3 of all the job postings I applied to. It’s more difficult for sophomores to get internships because they’re typically looking for juniors. [–]symbiosa 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). 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. I've interviewed with some fortune 500 companies and many others including Dell, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, J.P. Morgan, Navy Civilian Careers, Accenture, Harris Corporation, Rockwell Collins, etc. I also sacrificed an assignment to do it, [–]DifferentJackfruitSenior 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago* (2 children). Please keep the conversation professional, adhere to the reddiquette, and remember to READ OUR RULES. Why do you think I haven’t been trying? Where did you posted your resume to as well, if you don't mind me asking? IMO it behooves a new grad to at least shoot for the top and try to get the name on your resume. I was also individually contacted by more than a dozen recruiters by uploading my resume to a job site. I’m sure if you keep at it and you’re persistent with it, you’ll end up getting something. 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. Good question! wtf ? I don't really mind those rejections because I prefer it over getting ghosted. Feel free to dm me! 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. Asana Internship Reddit Get any project done on PeoplePerHour - the #1 freelancing community. Amazon on your resume is incredibly powerful and opens a lot of doors, so you won't really have suffered in the long run for it. Just got OA for SDE internship, can this be moved to Spring or Fall 2021? I may or may not go to the same university as you, and I believe you’re a sophomore. This summer, the UT Dallas CS Department will have the largest number ever of students joining Amazon. Amazon Internship Coding Questions Then he gave me a link for the shared editor, where he asked me to write code for 2 problems. I interned for Amazon in the summer of 2012. Availability is limited. 124 summer internship application responses visualized. I'm not your damn life coach lol, [–]senatorpjtSoftware Architect -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (3 children). And sheesh, a 6-8 hour technical exam. They get through a lot more content. Also great job on landing Trip Advisor. Asana and Audubon Bird Yoga (Sold Out) Internships; The NCMA is a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. I have failed several classes at the sophomore level and one at the junior level. Thank you for your patience while we prepare and update our information. Does my path to employment sound reasonable? The summer might start out a bit cold and drizzly, but it will warm up and become sunny. I've received 3 offers so far, 2 that are processing, and 2 other companies where I have made it to the final round and only have one interview left. Don't let my results discourage you, I mainly applied to top companies and I am admittedly mediocre at coding challenges and interviews. The most prestigious thing that's ever happened to me was winning a mathematics scholarship in my junior year. Keep applying! If you get offers from google, by all means, take it. [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). I go to a top 20 CS school, have 3 CS related internships, a 3.7 GPA and no side projects. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Welcome, one and all, to CSCareerQuestions! use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Here we discuss university-level and other education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, and related majors. After finishing the assessments, I have received an email saying I qualified for the final interview which was followed by an interview scheduling email in a few weeks. I focused primarily on the better companies because I had a return internship offer for a decent company already. [–]pypt 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child). 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. 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???? [–][deleted] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (6 children). 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. i though people like him would get internship instantly, [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago* (0 children). [–]vipul115 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). I got my interview after talking to them at my school's career fair, so they might weigh that heavily when deciding which resumes to give interviews to. [–]randorandoboNew [G]rad 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 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. Amazon Spring or Fall internship? Rendered by PID 16485 on r2-app-0ff0f617478ce537d at 2020-12-06 00:24:17.426751+00:00 running a7f2daa country code: US. Second: Check the FAQ (work-in-progress, not actually useful yet, I'll remove this comment when it is), Third: Search for prior posts on the subject. Should I choose Computer Engineering or Computer Science? Learn more. Please note that we, the CSCQ mod team are not in charge of this discord. I would have been pretty pissed if I got rejected after all the work I put into that thing. It's like this: if the question is more about college/university, it goes here; if it's more about a job, it goes there; if it's in between, it can go in either one. 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. In addition to a chat thread that's newly spawned every day, we have a daily rotation for threads for certain topics. 3) Interns must be available to work full-time hours (40 hours/week), usually Monday to Friday (this may vary if the position is event-based). A lot of people said NASDAQ wasn't even a Big N company so it won't matter to recruiters. And even if it does turn out to be the wrong decision, the golden handcuffs are only on for 12-24 months. Didn't write a single cover letter. Like I need just … We could always do with more help and wisdom, friend! Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Self taught. Ain't nobody got time for that! I think I am just good at class but terrible at interviews haha, [–]NotYourMom132 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago* (1 child). What are the projects that you call basic? He goes to a top school, has high GPA, lots of internships, but have acceptance rate of 1/65. For more details, check out the rules. All of these are really big-N companies and are very competitive. Ellen Boyd, a former intern at Amazon and now Software Development Engineer, helped develop a timer during her internship that’s used on Amazon’s Kindle Games. [–]lilac-robot-king 5 points6 points7 points 18 days ago (0 children), cannot move to fall. [–]DifferentJackfruitSenior 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), For CS, school prestige doesn't count for much. I see this sub always say how easy Amazon debugging is. [–]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 was so discouraged and I thought I'd never get a job as a software engineer. But don't feel pressured if you can't get into a prestigious internship, Jesus fuck. The process consisted of a written round followed by two face to face interviews. You’re shocked, happy, proud, and confused. Probably done looking for new grad SWE job. How do you deal with the negative feelings caused by all the rejections, if any? [–]TheRealDeal360 45 points46 points47 points 2 years ago (3 children). Learn more. the opportunity to work on individual projects and collaborate with Amazon professionals. This is how it is in CURRENT_YEAR, everybody. It's late March. [–]EpicPigzSWE Intern[S] 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago* (1 child). I also interned for Microsoft in 2011 and have many friends who have interned for Google and Facebook and pretty much any other tech company you can think of. 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). 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