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Updated June 29, 2015
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Pros
  • Work life balance can be what you want it to be on most teams (in 140 reviews)

  • Free food onsite three times a day is an essential convenience factor (in 262 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life Balance is extremely hard (in 122 reviews)

  • Big company so it takes time to know who's doing what (in 93 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to Work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineering Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Software Engineering Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Great compensation
    - Free food and many other perks
    - Challenging problems and great scope of professional growth

    Cons

    - Can be a bit stressful due to peer pressure
    - Needed to learn many new tools, which are not used outside Google


  2. Google Engineering Practicum Intern

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Chicago, IL
    Current Intern - Intern in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best internship of my life. They treat their interns so well, and really make you feel welcome. The culture is hard to beat.

    Cons

    Not necessarily a con, but the end of summer interviews are challenging, it is important to prepare well in advance.


  3. Product Management intern

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Product Management Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Current Intern - Product Management Intern in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing company culture, great people, solving an interesting problem in the e-commerce space

    Cons

    None that I could think of!

    Advice to Management

    Going great!


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  5. Helpful (1)

    great company!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Google

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company with a lot of amazing perks!

    Cons

    None- a truly amazing company!


  6. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Intern in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Intern in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Google

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's good. It's Google. It have to be Good.

    Cons

    nothing as such, just that they didn't ask us to chose team in my year, now they ask, so problem resolved.

    Advice to Management

    nothing as such.


  7. Best company In the world

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at Google

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learn Lots new things and new Technologies.

    Cons

    Their are no cons to specify in google

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up...you doing very well


  8. Helpful (3)

    Awesome Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Intern in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Google

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free Food.
    Awesome People.
    Great Environment.
    Challenging Projects.
    Ability to impact Billions !

    Cons

    Challenges might be too much for some !


  9. Awesome technology, awesome people!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in Kraków (Poland)
    Current Intern - Software Engineering Intern in Kraków (Poland)

    I have been working at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The technology and the software development is years ahead of anything I've seen in other places, the benefits and the facilities are the office are as everyone has heard, yay! for free food everywhere.

    Cons

    So far, none! Well, maybe it's so good that you feel like working more than what you should to maintain a healthy work-life balance.


  10. cannot find another big corporate as considerate as google

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    professional,human being, nice,good education background,facility, office deign

    Cons

    smart people do simple thing,

    Advice to Management

    insper competition


  11. Summer Internship review

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Perks are amazing. People are so smart and highly motivated. They deserve to be on top

    Cons

    Sometimes it's hard to understand what managers want. Or it might be hard to get meetings with them as they are so busy.



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