Amazon

Amazon isn’t just an e-commerce delivery giant. They also focus on cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence and have been referred to as “one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world”.

What

Amazon

Looks For

Did you know fewer than 2% of applicants get hired at Amazon? When hiring, Amazon looks for individuals who embody their 14 Leadership Principles: Customer Obsession Ownership, Invent and Simplify, Are Right, A Lot, Learn and Be Curious, Hire and Develop the Best, Insist on the Highest Standards, Think Big, Bias for Action, Frugality, Earn Trust, Dive Deep, Have Backbone; Disagree and Commit, and Deliver Results.

History of

Amazon

Amazon employs nearly 1,000,000 people. They have generated more jobs than any other company in the US (more than Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft).

Amazon

Internship Programs

Amazon Intern Program

Amazon offers student internships globally and has various types of internships, such as technical and engineering, research, and business. Their internships are built for those graduating with an undergraduate degree, Master’s degree, MBA or PhD. While internships are offered throughout the year, the majority of Amazon’s technical internships take place in the summer and last between 12-16 weeks.

To be a part of their internship program, you can find Amazon visiting various campuses for career fairs or apply for an open role on their Twitch.tv channel or amazon.jobs. Recruiting for student internships happens at different times of the year and hiring timelines can vary by Amazon team, location, and role type.
To learn more about why people want to work at Amazon and how you can prepare, check out our blog here.

What it's like to Work at

Amazon

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Customer Support / Success
Business Development / Corporate Development
Operations
Data / Analytics
Design (UI/UX)
Finance
Human Resources / People / Talent
Product
Project Management
PR / Corporate Communications
Engineering
IT/IS
Supply Chain / Logistics
Quality Assurance
industries
Tech
office locations
Greater Seattle
Greater Charlotte
Greater Chicago
Greater New York
Greater Dallas
Greater Detroit
Greater Indianapolis
Greater Minneapolis
Greater Nashville
Greater Portland
Greater San Diego
Greater San Francisco
Greater Austin
Greater DC

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Current undergraduate and graduate students
Perks
  • Projects
  • Mentorship
  • Training


Amazon

Interview Process

Amazon’s recruiting process is not only competitive, it also requires lots of preparation. Amazon recommends candidates start exploring positions they’d be interested in 12+ months in advance.

1. Online Technical Round

Although the process varies widely from role to role, for technical roles, the process typically starts with an online round.

2. Onsite Technical Round(s)

The next step(s) are more technical interviews, this time onsite.

3. Behavioral Round

Oftentimes there is then another interview with questions around work scenarios and how you would respond.