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BOLD intern (non development role)

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Intern - BOLD Intern in Mountain View, CA
Former Intern - BOLD Intern in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Perks, benefits, brand name on the resume

Cons

lack of training, lots of responsibility for interns

Advice to Management

Train your interns for specific roles. Its thier fault if they cannot figure out how to do thier job at that point.

Other Employee Reviews for Google

  1. Helpful (4)

    Engineer-driven company looking to change the world

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy. Lots of product focus. They take focus on the customer seriously. Technology and engineer-driven culture where they aim to solve tough problems, not a lot of gimmiky product work going on. Everyone there is whip-smart and there isn't much politics.

    Cons

    All of the pros mentioned above are getting weaker as the company starts to plateau and tries to squeeze out more revenue. Product managers may be surprised at how little power they have relative to at other companies - at Google it is the engineers that really run things.

    Advice to Management

    The bottoms-up approach worked pretty well for a long time.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Google full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free breakfast, lunch dinner, massages, weekly entertainment, free drinks and snacks. Game room. Scooters.

    Cons

    I didn't get the chance to select my own projects. It is mostly handed down to you. If you are new you get the not so good projects.


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