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Former Intern - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Monica, CA
Former Intern - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Monica, CA

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

Pros

Lots of people and very open

Cons

Lots of pressure and quite corporate. Feels like a large company. Culture is not very exciting at acquisition offices.

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Make it straightforward for employees to change roles

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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Opportunity, stability and fun

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Google full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great perks/benefits
    Opportunities to do impactful work, learn a lot and try different things out all the time.
    Fun, casual work environment.
    Working alongside super smart people solving problems that effect billions of people worldwide.

    Cons

    Demographic skews young and inexperienced.
    Can be a little chaotic at times, disorganized approach to product development.
    Easy to get lost in the sea of work that has to be done.

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    Awesome.

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA

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

    Pros

    The culture is great. Google feeds employees well. A lot of smart people work here.

    Cons

    I think you can become extremely complacent and just not want to leave.

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