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4.5 of 5 stars (92 Ratings)

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Wonderful experience: Learn and build connections while having fun and being generously compensated!

4.8 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The amount I learned was staggering; I really feel that I gained a lot of hands-on, "real-world" training that I wouldn't have been able to get in the classroom.

Downers

I sometimes felt that I got too much help!

Advice to Potential Interns

Strive to do your best--even on simple tasks--and stay focused, I feel that doing so really helped me stand out to my manager and team members.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Garmin offers real experience working on fun projects

5.0 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

positive environment and cool products

Downers

no downsides of note

Advice to Potential Interns

When Garmin presents itself as a great place to work, it tells the truth.

Sample Interview Questions

Write code to count the number of 1's in an integer.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Embedded Haskell

4.8 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The amazing office scene experience

Downers

I don't know that there was anything I disliked

Advice to Potential Interns

Do it. This is one of the most rewarding internships you can get

Would You Recommend

Yes

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5.0 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Great pay, paid time off, time as an intern counts towards total time worked if I chose to work full time

Downers

Low level C

Advice to Potential Interns

I can't speak for every department, but most of the work seems to be in low level C

Would You Recommend

Yes

High School Interns Do Exist

4.8 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I really liked how the management understood that school comes first and encouraged that. Also, my mentor and supervisor were always giving me new things to read and look at if I wanted to learn more about a certain topic.

Downers

I did not like the age difference, but that was unavoidable.

Advice to Potential Interns

Garmin is the type of company that makes you want a job there after graduation. The people are nice and helpful towards your development.

Sample Interview Questions

What is the radius of the earth?

Find the errors in the following code: *code example*

Advice to Management

I cannot give a good answer to this question because everything seemed good to me, but this was my first internship.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Working side by side with professional engineers and on real products.

4.8 of 5 stars

Phoenix, AZ | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Great exposure to many tools involved in software engineering and practice dealing with a large code base.

Downers

It was a great experience, there is nothing I would change.

Advice to Potential Interns

It's a perfect environment for learning and professional growth. Apply!

Sample Interview Questions

The interview questions were mostly addressing my previous job and the projects I worked on during my studies.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great people, Interesting Work, Amazing to their employees

4.7 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I was given my own project to over see start to finish

Downers

Less benefits than I've seen at other internships

Advice to Potential Interns

Garmin is a place that you can go and most likely be happy working their the rest of your life.

Sample Interview Questions

What is the difference between Java and Javascript

Advice to Management

Be continually open about willingness to have employees work very flexible hours

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great Internship at Garmin

4.7 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The environment was very friendly, and the work was along the lines of what I want to do after college.

Downers

The fact that it was a maintenance job which probably isn't the most exciting job in the world.

Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to work hard, but be well rewarded for it.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Hit the ground running.

4.7 of 5 stars

Phoenix, AZ | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Real life experience working on shippable features and cases.

Flexible work hours.

Beautiful facility.

An office culture that promotes mental and physical health.

Downers

Location. Chandler isn't awful but its not great.

Advice to Potential Interns

Don't be afraid to ask questions. Mentors are incredibly helpful.

Sample Interview Questions

Implement itoa.

Advice to Management

More interaction between departments would increase worker cohesion and morale. More intern meetups would do similarly at a more critical period in their career.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Educational, Fantastic, Flexible

4.6 of 5 stars

Kansas City, KS | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Flexible work schedule around school hours

Understanding from managment about school obligations

After graduation potential

Engaging work

Downers

I wish there were bigger projects, though I do understand that the smaller projects and Jiras are aimed to allow us to be flexible in our schedule

Advice to Potential Interns

Really seems to love their employees, take advantage of the learning opportunities and talk to your coworkers about their experiences

Would You Recommend

Yes

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