Amazon Seattle perks?

Jul 15, 2019 39 Comments

I know Amazon is frugal (read: stingy), but they have to have _some_ perks, right? Is there even a gym? Any local discounts? What perks can I expect in the HQ?

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  • Amazon / Eng OlAl28
    🍌
    Jul 15, 2019 3
    • Microsoft
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      The bananas are given out to everyone on Seattle.

      Search for amazon community banana stand on google maps.
      Jul 15, 2019
    • Amazon аlv
      ☕️ 🍌 ☕️ 🍌
      Jul 15, 2019
  • Microsoft / Product mariolopez
    When I interviewed there as part of a cohort of new grads, our lunch was Dominoes. They didn't provide any napkins, so the coordinator had to go mooch some from a few catered lunch meetings for bigwigs.
    Jul 15, 2019 6
    • Amazon аlv
      You were spoiled. When I was interviewed, the coordinator brought a couple of apples and some chips from the vending machine.
      Jul 15, 2019
    • Reliable Software / Eng (. .)
      You guys get food too when you interview? All I got was a rejection 😂
      Jul 15, 2019
  • Amazon / PR jefe_bezos
    Corporate discounts (generally the same that every company has), an employee retail store (it’s trash), 🍌(for everyone in Seattle), $100 annual discount in Amazon.com purchases (must spend $1000), subsidized parking (you spend $160/mo), access to internal betas (must be at the company for 1 year). Umm. That’s it.
    Oh, an Orca card.
    Jul 15, 2019 1
    • Quicken Loans / Eng the original persimmon
      Does the employee retail store just sell Amazon-branded clothes/swag?
      Jul 15, 2019
  • Amazon
    Duke Leto

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    The spice must flow!
    Duke Letomore
    Coffee
    Jul 15, 2019 3
    • Amazon TvCp86
      Tea and hot chocolate as well
      Jul 15, 2019
    • Do you need to bring your own cup and water?
      Jul 15, 2019
  • Amazon hwio37
    I feel like a downtown campus is a great perk over say boring campuses in Bay area (not SF)
    Jul 15, 2019 0
  • Amazon / Eng @>_
    I feel cheated. I didn't get lunch when I interviewed. Just Whataburger at the airport before I flew home.
    Jul 15, 2019 2
    • New mPOT57
      How long was your interview and what level? Mine was 6 hours long and for l6
      Jul 16, 2019
    • I was treated a lunch as well. Mine was 10-3:30.
      Sep 7, 2019
  • Amazon jJbS61
    Also 30% discount on Bose, which is pretty good and is available for all Amazon employees
    Jul 15, 2019 2
    • Amazon cn227fh2m
      Hold on. First I've heard of this. How do I use this discount?
      Jul 15, 2019
    • Amazon jJbS61
      Go to inside amazon and search for bose speakers it should redirect you to a page for bose/amazon where you can directly buy and the discount is applied
      Jul 15, 2019
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    • Amazon whoevee345
      This is new to me. Can you please elaborate?
      Which manager level/ what kind of project etc.
      Jul 15, 2019
  • Amazon / Sales HuRi03
    At Amazon NYC we don’t even get bananas :(
    Jul 21, 2019 0
  • New mPOT57
    On-site interview involves restaurant. I ordered a burger. I refused all other on-site food. I did accept coffee. I got an offer and accepted.
    Jul 15, 2019 0

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