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5.0 of 5 stars

This internship has allowed me to acheive my goals through empowerment and a great work/life balance.
Albuquerque, NM | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The ability to control your path, full empowerment and responsibility for employees, a way to create my own schedule to keep a good life balance, and great pay with benefits.


Downers

nothing... it is everything I was hoping for


Advice to Potential Interns

It isn't all about sales, it is about learning to find solutions. This company is very ethical and provides a opportunities that no other tech company can.


Sample Interview Questions

How good are you at managing your own time and business? // Are you self driven? // Are you compatible with an environment that is constantly changing?


Advice to Management

Training can be a little longer instead of the learn as you go approach, but that is minor.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

An excellent opportunity to learn many things.
Sao Paulo | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The opportunity to learn in practice what you are studying at the university, and meet a lot of people.


Downers

I think the internship in HP, is being very important to me, and I can not complain about nothing, since the beginning I was very well received by my workmates, mainly by my manager, that helped me a lot, in all activities. The only thing that I can highlight in this question is: The HP it's a big company, there is a lot of areas, when I started work here, I felt a little bit lost, because HP have a lot of information. So I think that HP can improve this situation, but the rest are perfect.


Advice to Potential Interns

The candidate can be sure, that HP is a great company to do your internship, here you can learn too much, and the HP is open to invest in your potential, the company trust in your potential. Here you have a good relation with your manager, or who you are report for. You will have here, a good plan to your career , and to your future.


Sample Interview Questions

What do you like to do in your free time?

Why you want work to HP?

What is your former experience?


Advice to Management

HP is very flexible, I can not complain about nothing, the work place is very nice. There is a lot of program to all employees, we feel that HP want to maintain your employee here, want that your employee be happy not just inside of the company, but in you whole life.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

My work here matters.
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Great environment, fun and not boring work, great pay, sharp people to work around, endless resources for continued development


Downers

lack of more structured training


Advice to Potential Interns

To be professional in all that you do at work. I think some interns feel that only some work needs to be done as professional as possible when it all should be done this way.


Advice to Management

The only thing I think could be improved would be a more structured form of training.


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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4.8 of 5 stars

I could do this forever.
Boise, ID | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I was able to meet some great people through networking events and office chatting. I learned a lot about what it is like to work for an industry as opposed to acedemia. These past three months further strengthened my career choice. I truly do not feel like I worked even though I accomplished quite a bit. I also learned that working slowly but consistently is much more effective.


Downers

I had difficulty getting housing as many of the options given to me were unavailable for only 3 months. I ended up coming to the internship without housing for the first few days. I also had to get 3 offer letters because the first 2 were blank.


Advice to Potential Interns

You will not regret a decision to join HP for your job. There is an element of freedom here and you are basically expected to do work. Coming a little late and working at different times is ok here. As an intern, I feel as though I learned many life skills in the past 3 months.


Sample Interview Questions

What would you do if you had data that needed to be secure and readily accessible?



Describe the basic elements of programming: Pointers, Data Types, recursion, etc.



Describe the basic ideals of programming: Coupling, Multithreading, synchronous vs asynchronous, etc



What have you done in computer science? Projects? Assignments? Classes?


Advice to Management

Since there was basically nothing that I disliked about my internship it is difficult to find things to improve. I do wish that it was made clear to me that there is a technical career path. I initially believed that to move up, you must go to management. As someone who likes doing technical things, this news was mindblowing.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

What makes internship in HP so appealing?
Other (International) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Time flexibility, i can talk to my manager to chance my schedule if needed.

People are willing to help.


Downers

there is nothing to declare


Advice to Potential Interns

there is nothing to add


Sample Interview Questions

there is only one that realy matters in this question:



"Do you intend to make this job your choice of carrer?"


Advice to Management

nothing to add


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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4.8 of 5 stars

A Company That Treats You Like Family and the Opportunity to do Great Things
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I love that I can walk up to anyone, literally anyone, and they'll be very willing to help me to whatever I need. I am allowed to create my own rules and not hold anything back. I am able to participate at a global level. I am trusted by my peers and my managers to do an exceptional job.


Downers

It is pretty disorganized. There aren't any clear goals, which is a pro and a con because you can make it your own but at the same time it is hard to really understand expectations.


Advice to Potential Interns

It really is what you make of it, it can be the best thing ever or a really rough ride. make it what you will, but do everything well.


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

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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