How to get a job at

Autodesk

Software technology company that creates software service for architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education, and entertainment industries.

What

Autodesk

Looks For

Autodesk seeks people with fresh perspectives, drive, and the willingness to challenge conventions. Autodesk also seeks candidates who approach every task and issue with creativity and enthusiasm.

History of

Autodesk

Headquartered in San Rafael, CA, Autodesk was founded in 1982 by John Walker and Dan Drake. Autodesk has offices in California, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Michigan, New Hampshire and Massachusetts with offices also in Ontario, Quebec, and Alberta, Canada.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Engineering
Sales / Account Management
IT/IS
Product
Marketing
Project Management
Finance
Accounting
Consulting / Professional Services
Human Resources / People / Talent
Quality Assurance
Legal / Public Policy
industries
Tech
office locations
Greater San Francisco
Greater Boston
Greater Portland
Greater Salt Lake City
2019 Revenue:
$2.57B

Autodesk

Internship Programs

Autodesk Internship Program

AutoDesk’s Internship Program offers students the chance to do real work on projects that are designed to have a significant impact on the business and company. Interns learn from top talent in the tech industry and are encouraged to grow professionally and expand their network throughout the program! AutoDesk offers internship positions in software engineering, business development, and design.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Juniors, Seniors
Perks:
  • Casual Dress/Atmosphere
  • Exposure to top talent
  • Encouraged to network
  • Meaningful work

Autodesk

Interview Process

1. Interview with Potential Manager

Autodesk carries their interview processes differently from other companies in that they introduce candidates to potential managers right away to get a feel for fit. In the first interview, managers will typically ask about prior experience and skills that make the candidate a good fit for the role with a mix of behavioral questions

2. Interview with Potential Manager from Collaborating Team

The second round of interviews are typically with another manager from a collaborating team of the previous manager. These two interviews are typically pretty similar and center around the candidate’s resume and prior experiences.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Autodesk and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

Common Interview Questions at

Autodesk

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  • How has your past work experiences prepared you for ambiguity?
  • Do you have any journalistic experience or interviewing experience?
  • What are some skills that you have acquired so far that you can use during this internship.