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4.2 of 5 stars (65 Ratings)

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Development and Debugging

4.3 of 5 stars

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

Real-life experience in the industry and meaningful projects

4.5 of 5 stars

Phoenix, AZ | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

culture and management

Downers

a lot of red tape

Advice to Potential Interns

Intel is unbeatable in treating employees well

Would You Recommend

Yes

ME at Intel: Learn Statistical Analysis

4.6 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Good learning experience; many training courses available. High pay and good benefits.

Downers

Conducting reliability tests can get very dull.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you're a mechanical engineering student, a semiconductor company probably should not be your first choice for an internship. That said, Intel can teach you some very useful tools for data analysis and designing for reliability.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great team work at Intel. I felt like I am feeting in and I am doing meaningful work.

4.4 of 5 stars

Phoenix, AZ | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I felt like I was accepted by the team and treated with respect by other team members and my manager.

Downers

Current hireing freeze. I really want to work at Intel.

Advice to Potential Interns

Intel is a great place to work.

Advice to Management

keep up the great work. Thank you for always finding the time for me.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Wow! Working Here Is Awesome!

4.6 of 5 stars

Other (US) | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Working at Intel was very low-stress. You are given assignments and expected to complete them, but (at least in the case of interns) the work is very manageable, and you can rely on members of your team to be professional and help you if needed.

Downers

My manager and other members of my team held regular meetings for a long time that I wasn't invited to. I think a great internship experience is rooted in transparency and all-inclusiveness. I had to assert many times that I wanted to be included in these meetings before I started to be invited.

Advice to Potential Interns

This is your opportunity to move your career along, gain real-world experience, make new friends and have a lot of fun doing it. Just grab the opportunities presented to you by the horns and give 110% effort. You get out what you put in. Also, go to all of the meetings and as many events as possible.

Advice to Management

A lot of the events that Intel held were during regular business hours. If you're an undergrad intern, you're paid an hourly wage, so you have to constantly check with your manager whether you can count the hours of an event towards your weekly hours or not. More often than not, this results in having to put in 4-5 hours overtime at odd hours of the day. I would advise management to just be open with your interns, and give them free reign to choose whether the hours they spent at an event should count towards their weekly hours, like an honor system. If anything, this can provide character building, and does more good than bad.



Also, invite your interns to all meetings!! Transparency!!

Would You Recommend

Yes

Working experience which aligns with my educational goals.

4.4 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Everyone here is very approachable and for the most part, easy to talk to. I think communication is one of those important pieces that most people take light of and it really helps to accomplish my work. Also, there is always constant change, which grows to challenge me as an individual.

Downers

My learning style preference is to have clear direction in meeting the goals. Sometimes, I do not have that clear direction. However this enables a challenge for me to navigate on my own to figure out how to do things on my own. If I really feel stuck, my manager is helpful in assisting me to bridge my gaps.

Advice to Potential Interns

Get outside of your comfort zone. While in school, you can go through a rigorous material that is focused in one subject. However, during your internship you will experience how many people from different backgrounds work together to accomplish goals. If your able to step outside your comfort zone and assist where needed, I think it would help to make you stand outside the crowd when your applying for a full-time regular position.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Go as fast as you can in this direction, but we're going to change it next week.

4.3 of 5 stars

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

Working at this company enabled me to work at a higher grade level then I could have ever imagined

4.4 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Respect of my mentors and peers was the best aspect. So often in school you are treated like dirt. You are herded through undergraduate studies and then you leave college with a large amount of debt and mental anguish. Since in this internship my opinion matters and my thoughts actually impacted development it taught me to choose my words carefully and contribute precisely whereas school teaches you to scream as loud as you can until someone is annoyed enough to listen.

Downers

Everything is fantastic. Learning the culture was difficult at first but after six months you understand it fairly well.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding internship I highly recommend Intel Corporation. We do everything from microprocessors to autonomous vehicle research.

Advice to Management

Compensation was low for the level of responsibility I was operating at. My peers say I "Run programs like an E5 engineer" if this is true I should be compensated for this level of responsibility. There are no performance evaluations and no focals. So we never get feedback on long term internships like mine (3 years.)

Would You Recommend

Yes

The opportunity to leave an impact on the future of computers by developing the technology of tomorrow.

4.5 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I was given a high degree of autonomy within this internship, and was encouraged to come up with my own ideas and projects to contribute to the company.

Downers

In this internship I took on all that I possibly could. In doing so I made my internship higher stress than is required for a high productivity work environment.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are planning on interning at Intel I would highly recommend opting for a longer internship. My internship was six months in duration, and I felt like the first half was far less productive as I was coming up to speed on the work environment and team expectations. In the second half of this internship I felt much more confident so I was far more successful at getting projects done.

Advice to Management

Intel is working very hard to make its inherently stressful environment more of a fun place to work. The Great Place to Work program is doing a good job of making this a positive work space.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Intel Intern helps save the company millions of dollars!

4.3 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2013 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Technical trainer/help- I was given a buddy and a technical trainer at the beginning of my internship and they never were too busy to meet with me. always willing to help and were great people to work with. I admire all that they do for the company and their families.

Group- I loved my group. We did things outside of work together and had a lot of fun. I never felt put down or inferior even as an intern.

Real-life experience- I actually felt like what I was doing was important and I got a good sense of how work really is. I'm a student so it was nice to see corporation life.

Networking

Downers

I didn't like that I was mobile. I didn't have my own desk to leave stuff at but I was given a locker and an area to work at. Althought I worked there every day, it technically wans't mine and I had to clean it off every day. I carried my laptop and cord everywhere instead of just leaving all my cords there. It was nice to have a locker but I would have prefered to have a desk.

Advice to Potential Interns

FANTASTIC company to work for. You set your own schedule and take on what you can. Great people and flexibility. Always changing- never a dull moment.

Advice to Management

Get rid of smoke shacks around RA

Would You Recommend

Yes

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