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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 117 Broadcom Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
4.1
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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"I have great pride to say that I've worked with a multicultural company like Broadcom Corporation, who is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications."
Posted 5 years ago in Irvine, CA
Intern
in Irvine, CA

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"The nearly unlimited resources for new graduates to learn and develop."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"For green hands, just get well prepared with the basic but essential knowledge."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"I will graduate in the next year, and currently I'm not sure whether they have new ranking for full time employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Clear schedule is so necessary, and frequent communication as well."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Staff Engineer
in Irvine, CA

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"The company is a leader in telecommunication chip design and development. It's a rapid advance in technology."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"No, it depends from different BUs, and functional groups. It's hard to give a short suggestion."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"The management of my BU is very messy. Some managers are not qualified."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Respect employees and give them room for creativity and independent contribution."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Junior Software Engineer
in Petaluma, CA

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"I got a great opportunity to work and understand developing firmware/embedded programming."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"I expected full time position after my internship, but due to some reasons it was not possible."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No comments and suggestions for the management. It's pretty good."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Principal Scientist
in Sunnyvale, CA

"Life as usual and at times frustrating."

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"Facilities and IT support are good. A lot to learn (on your own), if you have time."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Expect the unexpected. Unless you have someone looking out for your interests, sitting on top of your head, don't expect much advancement."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"Too much politics; advancement is not based on meritocracy; guidelines for management is too loose that it attracts abuses in every phase. Management could, almost, do whatever they like."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Police managers with a tighter fist to ascertain that their behavior is in line with company interests, and not self-serving."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Engineer
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"People are nice all the time and I have friends."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you fit within the group you are interviewing with."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"I don't have a good sense of stability in our group."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would give more freedom to designers and coach them properly."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Information Security Analyst Intern
in Irvine, CA

"Very good, got to learn a lot, new place... on whole, awesome experience."

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"Culture, people are always available to help, my manager was very helpful and always there to guide."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared with your resume and also browse through internet for basic behavioral questions."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"Nothing that I disliked about this company. I loved it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Recruit more people in IT, risk. Or maybe give full time opportunities for their interns."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Principal Scientist
in Santa Clara, CA

"It has been a great working experience up to the present in the DTV space."

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"It has been a great working experience up to the present in the DTV space. I learnt a lot about analog TV front end processing, as well as DTV picture quality enhancement functions."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Opportunities exist in other areas (apart from DTV / video processing)."

What don't you like about working at Broadcom?

"The DTV / image processing tasks have been impacted due to the withdrawal from the DTV business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to invest more in video Research and Development to remain competitive."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineering Manager
in Santa Clara, CA
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Design Intern
in San Diego, CA
Person You Work For 4.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 4.6 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.2 / 5
Company Culture 4.2 / 5 Way You Work 4.1 / 5
Software Engineer
in Tempe, AZ

"Broadcom is a great place to work but you must be willing to sacrifice some personal life."

What do you like about working at Broadcom?

"The opportunity to work unrestricted in my profession. To be allowed creative control over my solutions to the projects that I controlled."

Senior Graphic Designer
in Irvine, CA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.6 / 5 Work Setting 4.5 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Senior Principal Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Senior Staff Systems Engineer
Person You Work For 3 / 5 Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5
Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Principal Engineer
in Yardley, PA

"Great company to work with."

Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.1 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Team Leader
in Irvine, CA

"I loved to work for Broadcom and everyone, except my last boss."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
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