Intel Internship Program

4.2 of 5 stars Overall Intern Rating (231 Intern Reviews)

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5.0 of 5 stars

Good Times
Other (US) | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Freedom to work hard a learn quite a bit. Independent work that actually supports department projects. Real work. Kinda.


Downers

Probably could use more feedback.


Advice to Potential Interns

make sure to network/get to know as many people as possible


Advice to Management

none


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Good friends, great money, actual work, and flexibility
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being treated as a valued contributor rather than as a know-nothing student. My input is appreciated here, and that really resonated with me.


Downers

Unlike other big names in tech companies, Intel puts less emphasis on small perks like free cafeteria lunches (which would've been great, because the Intel Café has good food).


Advice to Potential Interns

Ownership is key. Everything at Intel comes down to project ownership. If you own your projects, and are willing to treat them like the most important things happening in your work-life, you can expect to be successful. Care about the things that are assigned to you in the same way that Noyce and Moore cared about Intel when it got started.


Advice to Management

New Employee Orientation needs some kind of overhaul. That was a 7 hour meeting jam-packed with just about 2 hours worth of agenda items. I think it'd be nice if NEO were either shortened due to lack of content, or filled with more valuable information.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Great to gain technical know-how, work with smart people, make some money while doing these things.
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Learning, meeting and networking with competent engineers in my area of work.


Downers

Can potentially delay your graduation from school.


Advice to Potential Interns

Excellent benefit program, mindful of the best interests of the employee, great place to work, and really smart co-workers.


Advice to Management

You are already doing a good job. Continue doing the same.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.6 of 5 stars

Diverse experience gives a strong foundation for multiple career choices in the future
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Pay, as well as the amount of freedom I was given on my projects.


Downers

More guidance would have been useful at certain points


Advice to Potential Interns

Act like an employee, not an intern. The best way to move up is to take on the duties of those above you in this particular company.


Advice to Management

Have a stronger structure of what needs to be done at least on one or two projects so the final results can make your interns feel confident.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars

One of the best experience, Dream come true!
Sacramento, CA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Working on the on-going projects and quality of work. Not side-lined with some irrelevant work as an Intern.


Downers

Compensation and bonuses.


Advice to Potential Interns

The company does some of the best work in the world. They are the pioneers and excellent work environment.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.5 of 5 stars

Networking and experience!
Sacramento, CA | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The people I work with are really awesome


Downers

Free soda and sitting around made me gain weight! I need to start excersizing.


Advice to Potential Interns

Just have fun with it!


Advice to Management

The move to agile is like stopping a mile long freight train going 100mph. You have to do it really slow and carefully or it will crash and burn.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars

Thermal Engineering Analyst for Tablets and Components
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being exposed to real projects that would be used in the future.


Downers

Work was sometime very tedious and sometimes not very hands on.


Advice to Potential Interns

Network a ton! You'll likely find somewhere else you can work within the company if you don't like your current work.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.7 of 5 stars

Awesome place to work, build skills and network!
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Networking, skill building, location, flexibility


Downers

There is nothing I can think of to report as a con.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be yourself, be open to learn, be alright to be wrong and re-learn and most of all treat each day here as an oportunity to network and expand your skills and contacts.


Advice to Management

Be clear on expectations and be flexible.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.3 of 5 stars

Go as fast as you can in this direction, but we're going to change it next week.
Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I really enjoy the people I work with. My team is very supportive of each other and are genuinely nice people.


Downers

Poor organization, minimal direction, simple job.


Advice to Potential Interns

Try to get more details about daily tasks you will be performing to make an educated assessment of whether you want to join that team.


Advice to Management

Don't hire college graduates, especially with an engineering degree. This job is very basic and could be done with a humanities degree.


Would You Recommend

No


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4.3 of 5 stars

Development and Debugging
Other (US) | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Development


Downers

Debugging.


Advice to Potential Interns

Your biggest problem will be making your code work with the system


Advice to Management

make set up go faster.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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