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    Internship - 8 months

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Microsoft as an intern (less than a year)


    - Exposed to various departments
    - Acquired a great skill set
    - Trips & conferences
    - Opportunities for continuing as full-time employee


    - Heavy workload & high expectations

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Microsoft Interviews

Updated 26 Jan, 2015
Updated 26 Jan, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Software Development Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Microsoft.

    Interview Details

    It was a full-day process, I had one person responsible for me whom I'd meet in the morning, at lunch and for the final questions at the end of the day. The rest of the day was spent going from office to office, interviewing with (mostly) developers and project managers, spending an hour with each. The questions were predominantly technical, ranging from puzzlers to pieces of code the interviewer was currently working on.

    Interview Questions
    • Domain-specific technical question (which I had no background in) - had to improvise on the spot, and took a number of wrong turns. It was difficult in that it knocked my confidence down for the next couple questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was able to push the salary a few % higher
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

Microsoft Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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Additional Info

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Headquarters Redmond, WA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1975
Type Company - Public (MSFT)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year
Competitors Google,, Apple

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