Pros: contribution is crucial to success of team, good place to learn new skills, very open to those who find their way and learn, go for something on their own!
Cons: due to hiring freeze, no future employment at this time, very segregated in what contractors have access to, even when their job requires it
worked as a contractor supporting software development projects in semiconductor test labs. Intel policies require a definite separation between contractor and Intel employees. Employees are friendly and helpful. Be prepared to get thrown into the deep end of the lake and be evaluated for how you swim to shore. If you can make it, you are in, as far – more... as staying on until your contract terminates. – less