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4.4 of 5 stars

The best co-op job I've ever had
Other (International) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being given responsibility for projects. Being challenged. Having flexibility with projects and working hours. Being able to work from home on occasion. Networking.


Downers

Day-to-day work that could better be done by a permanent employee.


Advice to Potential Interns

HP will open doors for you. You can make as much of your internship as you like.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars

A great experience to be a part of the cutting edge of cloud software in OpenStack.
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I was allowed to develop software which will be deployed and used in a production environment in the real world.


Downers

Much of what I have learned in my college career hasn't been directly applicable to my daily tasks. The scale of software in production is many times larger than any program I've written in college so far. It seems that the ability to perform successfully relies on your knowledge of the codebase, rather than your skill in developing software, which makes learning the codebase very important.


Advice to Potential Interns

I would recommend an HP internship to any other student who is currently evaluating it, especially if it is within the HP Cloud organization.


Sample Interview Questions

Do you know what the Cloud is?


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars

Learning
Houston, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being able to discuss things with my Mentor and receiving that sort of guidance.


Downers

A few intern events seemed a bit pointless


Advice to Potential Interns

Helpful coworkers and adaptive experience


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars

Amazing opportunity to learn in a real world setting!
San Diego, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The project you work on matters to HP and is applicable to their everyday business. The people and the environment were very welcoming and relaxed.


Downers

I would have appreciated a little more guidance from my manager in the beginning of my internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

From my experience, HP would be a wonderful company to work for. The people are great, from top-line managers to fellow employees. HP makes sure that every employee knows they matter.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars

Taking the role of a customer and providing demonstrations of my experience
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Everyone here is extremely glad to help out. There is a large team feeling here


Downers

Some of the work was extremely easy and brainless, but when I asked for a more complex project it seemed overwhelming


Advice to Potential Interns

Asa first internship I had no idea what to expect. But this work environment is something I can get used to


Sample Interview Questions

(I was the head lead of a team creating an autonomous robot for my school's competition)

-What do you do as the head lead?

-How are you planning to test your robot

-Next time what would you do better?


Advice to Management

More mentoring for the interns


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars

Part of the HP Team
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Working directly on a real software project with experienced engineers. Intern and employee events. Flexible hours. Good pay. Was able to take time off when needed. A positive culture and very friendly people.


Downers

I was not assigned a specific mentor, although most HP interns are. Some disorganization within my team about what I should be doing and who should be helping me.


Advice to Potential Interns

I would recommend this company to anyone. I enjoyed my time here and it seems like a great place to begin a career in technology.


Sample Interview Questions

Have you ever worked on a team project and what was your experience (if positive, why was it positive? If negative, why and what did you do about it?)?


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars

In this place I got to developing a lot of abilities that I don't know who I enable
Other (International) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

It is flexible for the student, the place to work is good, there are a lot of programs that makes employees take care of your healthy, finances and also be engaged with HP to grow up.


Downers

It would be good if have more trainings for the interns specifically, I just participate of one and it was so good for the professional life at HP


Advice to Potential Interns

I think you would be willing, always you are free, ask you manager if he/she needs more help. Be interesting in know something new


Sample Interview Questions

Why do want to work at HP?

What do you know about the HP?


Advice to Management

Here, that are promotion policies, compensation hours, training and events that makes the people team united.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.4 of 5 stars

political
San Diego, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Flexible, engaging, nice people


Downers

Stressful, politilcal, old atmosphere


Advice to Potential Interns

Definitely a great place to have a first internship, with just the brand name of the company itself. Full-time is up to each person's individual preference.


Would You Recommend

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4.4 of 5 stars

Well guided Learning Experience
Seattle, WA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Opportunity to work and explore an independent project


Downers

The onboarding process


Advice to Potential Interns

I would happily encourage any one to take up the internship with HP. Expect to work on individual projects. Be confident on your skills


Sample Interview Questions

1. Explain about the observer pattern. ( the question asked was not straight. He provided me with a scenario which basically deals with subscriptions)


Advice to Management

Please make the onboarding and background check procedures fast.


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4.4 of 5 stars

HP internship is a both an enriching and degrading experience.
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I was provided many opportunities to learn new technologies and learn professional skills.


Downers

People are degrading. While not all permanent employees display such crude nature, you are openly told that you are not important enough, ignored, and encouraged not to ask questions.


Advice to Potential Interns

Permanent employees think they are better than you from the get go.


Sample Interview Questions

What sort of projects have you worked on in the past?


Advice to Management

Stop hiring ****, degrading people.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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