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Updated August 15, 2014
Updated August 15, 2014
2,439 Reviews

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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work-life balance with adequate opportunity for career development (in 105 reviews)

  • Free food, amazing people, amazing vision - almost everything about this company is a pro (in 220 reviews)


Cons
  • This is one reason why maintaining a good work-life balance can be challenging (in 100 reviews)

  • You can feel that it's a really big company now - difficult to advance & a lot of red tape (in 71 reviews)

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    Software Engineering Intern

    Current Employee - Intern  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād (India)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work for. Awesome people and great culture. Food was a way lot better than college mess food.

    Cons

    After the internship you take a bit of time to settle for the college mess food. To be serious, none con that I noticed.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Marketing Intern in Moscow (Russia)

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great internship at Google

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Intern  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Intern in Seoul (South Korea)

    Pros

    Great benefits and work culture.

    Cons

    Increasing hierarchy and structure limit freedom.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Google Works

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern  in  Cebu City (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Intern in Cebu City (Philippines)

    Pros

    Reputable and Fast Growing Company

    Cons

    Hard to Enter or be Employed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Work environment, but they projects are not interesting

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    people, training, culture all paralleled

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst Intern  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst Intern in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    culture, the quality of work that you undertake as an intern

    Cons

    few opportunity for full time conversion after the internship

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Brilliant internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Site Reliability Engineer Intern  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Site Reliability Engineer Intern in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    Pros

    Amazing people, fast moving company, tough challenges and great perks.

    Cons

    Very California-centric, not unusual to have late night (European time) meetings

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on doing incredible things!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    It is great here, perfect work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - APMM Intern  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - APMM Intern in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    Facilities, people, tasks, it all makes you feel special and willing to work there. You can feel the responsibility and create legacy.

    Cons

    sometimes it's a lot of work, sometimes food is worse at the canteen. It is really hard to find something which works wrong there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more exposure to employees of lowest levels

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    If Patience Then It'ill be Excellent.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Intern in Hyderābād (India)

    Pros

    Good Opportunities Ahead , Good Wages.

    Cons

    Delaying The Payday No Other Helping hands

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain Lower Management Well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern

    Pros

    amazing co workers. great benefits with everything

    Cons

    long hours. can be draining at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    amazing co workers. great benefits with everything

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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