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Good Post Grad Opportunity

Intern In Sales (Former Employee) Mountain View, CA

Pros-Great Benefits- food, gym, time off, good hours
-Lots of opportunities for interns to sit in on meetings, get contact with higher-ups
-Strong intern program in business and engineering
-Can be proud to work at Google, your friends and family will recognize your achievement and looks great on a resume
-Flexibility to work in different departments after a year or two with the company

Cons-Actual day to day work not as exciting as it seems (lots of Excel, etc)
-Lots of gossip inside and outside the company that account managers are just "glorified telemarketers"
-Does not pay as well as finance internships though Google would like to compete with these sorts of internship programs at elite schools and campuses
-Does not seem like a place you stick around too long; a young environment with lots of movement and attrition.
-Recruiting process slow, flawed, and disorganized

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove recruiting and hiring process- it is the first part of the company to which potential employees are exposed!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A very fun place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google

    Pros: Free food, lots of fun activities going on the campus. Really… Cons: Tight competitions, lots of engineers, too many projects going on. Lots… Advice to Senior Management: Need to way to simplify lots of system in Google. Give more feedback… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Fantastic place

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google

    Pros: Great perks (many of which are available for contract workers). Wonderful communication… Cons: Can become chaotic or disorganized due to quick page and… Advice to Senior Management: Build up managers. My manager was awesome, but I've heard… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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