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Updated Jun 26, 2014
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4.5 127 reviews

                             

98% Approve of the CEO

Google Co-Founder & CEO Larry Page

Larry Page

(82 ratings)

97% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    BOLD intern

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    Prosperks were great, people were awesome

    Consthey have brilliant people doing the stupidest jobs

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best internship in America, hands down.

    BOLD Intern (Former Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsSome of the smartest people in the world.

    ConsYou can easily get lost in the clouds since work and play are blended well together.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I was a software engineering intern in google.

    Software Engineer Intern (Former Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsThe pay and perk were good. Lots of smart people to work with. Good environment. Lots of food. There are free shuttles, free laundry services. People are nice

    ConsIt takes a lot of time to do simple things. I think that it takes a lot of time to do something significant. People are nice, but seem to be very busy with work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMy manager was supportive. But he was part time. So, I didn't find him sometimes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great internship

    Marketing Intern (Current Employee)
    Moscow (Russia)

    ProsEnormous perks, comparing to other companies in RU
    Great team
    Interesting challenges

    ConsBureaucracy
    Unclear career path
    Frightening work/life balance. Colleagues do 80 hours a week, so exhausting speed of work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very enjoyable internship experience in a chill environment with minor drawbacks.

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsGreat salary and benefits - from the intern housing, food, gyms, etc.

    Work environment is very relaxed allowing for flexible working hours (great for me since I'm not much of a morning type).

    High diversity of things to work on as well as work locations.

    ConsGetting to big/corporate making things sometimes move too slow, whereas it maybe shouldn't.

    "Googleyness" as a mantra for people to state their opinion as if it is absolute/Google's and use as it was a proper argument. This might be the only thing I didn't like about it's culture.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing, and intense

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

    ProsPeople, culture, rythm, food, facilities

    ConsAccess to information, recruitment process..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Work environment, but they projects are not interesting

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood Food, perks, everything is perfect, except the work

    ConsIf you don't have a phd, you would be writing naive code (its true)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Internship experience at Google

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsBest environment and great colleauges

    ConsShould make sure to join the right group

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Software Engineer Intern (Current Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsWork is very challenging, culture is fantastic. There is always something going on and it's easy to get yourself involved in anything, even if it's outside your area of expertise.

    ConsBe prepared to spend huge amounts of time teaching yourself most of what you need to know.
    If you can get to know people early, this isn't so bad.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    they are a very good company to work for

    Intern (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    ProsGoogle is a very good working environment. The employees are all very nice and very helpful. You never feel out of place.

    ConsYou will be surrounded by extremely smart people. It can be intimidating at times. Long hours can occur when deadlines must be met.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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