Goals after college

IBM Z4896
Feb 8 20 Comments

Is it unwise to think one can land a 200k job right after college?๐Ÿค”

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  • Microsoft / Eng Uyghur
    Here's Microsoft standard offer to new grads this year:
    Base - 118k
    Stock (over 4 years) - 160k
    Signon cash - 50k
    In addition to this they'll get about 15k target merit bonus.

    That's over 178k ongoing and 228k the first year.

    I know Facebook and Google pay even more. So, it's very much possible you'll be able to have 200k tc your first year.
    Feb 8 8
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      I the buckets last year were 0/35/70/120/150k. I've never seen anything above it. It must have been a very very special case.
      The cash bonus yeah, might get to 100k. But definitely not common
      Feb 8
    • Airbnb tcorgfo
      Man they gave $100k of rsu to senior in sf how could that be standard offer for new grad? Signon is peanuts in most cases too. Ms is good for benefit but sucks big in tc for anyone below 66
      Feb 8
    • Microsoft / Eng Deep mind
      Only if you have no leverage. MSFT comp is really good for new grads and if you come in from a good company. I moved from Uber and they beat my comp easily. Others move from less good companies and their comp is shit.
      Feb 8
    • Airbnb tcorgfo
      If you need leverage thatโ€™s not standard pkg. Also they probably over level you to boost the compensation. Ms pays very well after certain level but not for low-mid level engs. All these mean that is not standard pkg for new grad.
      Feb 8
    • Microsoft / Eng Deep mind
      I meant you don't get a good offer for industry hires (60-65) unless you have leverage. Standard offers at MS are great for new grads and above L66. And comp is great for high performers.
      Feb 8
  • Oracle / Eng yo6dc
    Oracle pays 125k + 5200 shares over four year + 30k sign on + 10k (after tax) relocation cash to new grads from certain schools. I took it because I liked the team. My friend just let google match it.
    Feb 8 2
    • Apple cho Chang
      Is this for OCI?
      Feb 8
    • Oracle / Eng yo6dc
      No. Team doesnโ€™t matter.
      Feb 8
  • Salesforce Parisian
    Itโ€™s ambitious but not impossible. Also depends on your field.
    Feb 8 0
  • Tektronix / Sales
    BlueBerd

    Tektronix Sales

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    BlueBerdmore
    Do you have some experience working in your field?
    Feb 8 4
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      No newly grad
      Feb 8
    • Tektronix / Sales
      BlueBerd

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      BlueBerdmore
      So no internships or volunteer work in the area you want to be employed in at all?
      Feb 8
    • IBM Z4896
      OP
      Already did internships, I just want to enter the job market
      Feb 9
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      BlueBerd

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      BlueBerdmore
      Ok good. Experience helps get the kind of cabbage your looking for.
      Feb 9
  • Amazon Skfnekf
    Nope FB gives a 100k sign on to interns
    Feb 8 0
  • Amazon amzo
    I got 170k TC from Amazon
    Feb 8 0