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4.9 of 5 stars

very fun and challenging project
Mountain View, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

challenging project


Downers

admin part, have to figure out my benefits my own, otherwise, I may lose them


Advice to Potential Interns

apply early, manage the process, otherwise, nobody can manage it for you.


Advice to Management

make a check or todo list for interns, what kind of forms they need to fill up during the whole process. especially for intern benefits


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

Ohio State Student Takes on Role of Assistant Account Executive and Learns How and Where the Hands Must Get Dirty
Columbus, OH | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The pay was fantastic, over $20 an hour. Everyone from the bosses to the people you work daily with show you the utmost respect and value your opinions. You are giving many opportunities to showcase your talents and trusted with various projects that are actually beneficial to the team.


Downers

Sometimes I would get a task that was mundane, but it was a rarity. The only real con that happened on more than one occasion was I wouldn't have much to do. It wasn't the boss' fault that it was a slow week, but it would get boring on those rare occasions.


Advice to Potential Interns

Don't think of HP as a computer company, they are so much more than that. Yes, they have jobs for people looking to develop software or hardware, but they also have a very big consulting department. Remember too that they look for all types of candidates, I am a finance major and was able to fill the role as a project analyst on a project they had.


Sample Interview Questions

Basic interview questions; ie: a time you struggled with someone and what you did about it, are you a leader or follower.


Advice to Management

It was all great.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Awesome Hardware Research and Development Internship at HP
Boise, ID | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

There was never a dull moment, tons of interdisciplinary projects, very diverse skillsets working together


Downers

There was not a single bad aspect of the internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

You need to have a firm grasp of your technical skills, but your interpersonal skills are just as important. Communication is key when working with teams on critical projects.


Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time you were in a leadership position and give me an example of a specific problem you encountered.



How do you deal with conflict?


Advice to Management

My management experiences thus far have been ideal.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

awesome
Mexico City | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

learn and improve experience


Downers

experience


Advice to Potential Interns

experience


Sample Interview Questions

what are you studying ?


Advice to Management

clima laboral


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Fantastic personal and professional growth experience.
Boise, ID | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The opportunity to put to practical use what I've learned at university, as well as the many intern activities.


Downers

The on-boarding process, especially with regards to getting in the Payroll system, was painful.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be sure to take immediate advantage of every offered benefit, such as health care, employee purchase program, R&D instructional/informational seminars, and free large-scale printing.


Sample Interview Questions

What was my experience with databases?

Would I be willing to work on projects somewhat but less related to my field of study (computer science)?


Advice to Management

HP really needs on-site Human Resources and Payroll representatives, in the same way that they have on-site IT personnel.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

this is what i expected
Other (International) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

every day i learn somenthing new


Downers

it could be streesfull


Advice to Potential Interns

this real job , you had to do win to win stuff


Sample Interview Questions

how you expect your life in the next 5 years


Advice to Management

clear the path to the next promotions


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Broaden your horizons in an inclusive and well-planned HP summer internship.
Houston, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The best aspects of the internship were getting the chance to meet with influential figures within HP, being challenged in friendly competitions, and learning beyond what school can teach you.


Downers

There is absolutely nothing I disliked about my internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

HP Thin Clients GBU is the most welcoming and open minded team I have ever met. Even with little technical knowledge, the team is able to educate you and encourage you to reach your maximum potential.


Sample Interview Questions

How does your major apply to the role you are applying for?

What are your strengths/weaknesses?

Why this role?


Advice to Management

It would be nice to be able to interact with different groups within HP.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

High-impact autonomous business development opportunity with resources and support to complete the project.
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Mentorship, Resources, High-impact project


Downers

Haven't identified any cons.


Advice to Potential Interns

Incredible real-life projects make this internship worthwhile.


Sample Interview Questions

NA


Advice to Management

NA


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Awesome!
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The fact that I could safely say that "I get to go to work today" instead of "I have to go to work".


Downers

I only got to wear a suit a few times.


Advice to Potential Interns

HP is a pretty laid back work environment. Help is available if you need it. You become part of the family on day one.


Sample Interview Questions

- Different engineering and social scenarios. How would you deal with the problem?

- What projects have you done outside of school? What problems did you encounter and how did you get past them?


Advice to Management

N/A


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Amazing
Sacramento, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Full benefits


Downers

Not in my major and not in my field of study


Advice to Potential Interns

Focus and do your projects in the time given to you.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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