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Updated Apr 20, 2014
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Senior Product Manager Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
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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User Experience Design Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at Amazon.com

Interview Details 2 rounds. 1st is an UX designer asking me about the projects in my portfolio. 2nd round is 2 interviews from 2 different UX designers. They will ask me about my team work experience and opinion.

Interview Question – One of the UX designer asked me to do a design challenge.   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

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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Software Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

Interviewed at Amazon.com

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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Software Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

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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Software Development Engineer Intern Interview Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online - interviewed at Amazon.com in January 2014.

Interview Details I applied online and was contacted by the HR to schedule the interview.
Both the interviewers were nice and it was a very good experience.

Interview Questions

  • Q. Remove duplicates from an sorted array inplace. He was expecting a linear time solution for this.   View Answer
  • Q. A question on BFS.   Answer Question
  • Q. Reverse a linked list without modifying the existing list.   View Answer
  • Q. write code to detect if an array contains any duplicates?   View Answer
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SDE-intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

Interviewed at Amazon.com

Interview Details Got a phone interview.
The question is to figure out if two binary trees are the same or not

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Software Development Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Seattle, WA (US)

I applied online - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details Had two back to back interviews. Take process takes lot of time. After 2 weeks got a mail for a third interview. Scheduled the third interview but had to postpone it. After that they said summer intake is complete you will be considered for fall. Scheduled the third interview last week. Was asked to make combinations of word from a phone number
eg 1-800-222-2342 then 222 can be cab ,etc. Completed it in 45 minutes still got a reject.

Interview Question – N th element in a binary tree.
Mirror Image of a Binary tree
Queue using stacks.
Garage class model.
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Software Engineer Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Penn State University, PA (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in November 2012.

Interview Details Attended the career fair at my school. Met with one of the recruiter's that was there. We talked for a bit and he took my resume. Got a call later to come in for a one on one interview the following day.

Interview was held in the career center on campus.

Interview Question – Main question was verifying whether a binary tree was a BST, given the function header that looked like public boolean isBST(root). He stated no other functions could be created and that child nodes did not have links to their parents.   View Answers (2)

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Intern Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details two interviews - on phone.

Interview Question – determine if two strings have the same suffix. The strings will be given in a list format
eg : C -> A -> P -> A -> B -> L -> E
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