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A very good one; I learned a lot - which was my primary goal

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Former Contractor - Student Developer in Mountain View, CA
Former Contractor - Student Developer in Mountain View, CA

I worked at Google as a contractor (Less than a year)

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

Pros

- GSoC was a great way to contribute to an Open Source project
 - good pay
 - great community and thorough code reviews

Cons

- can't really think of major cons; perhaps it would have been nice to organize some official meet-ups with all the project members

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    great work environment but more work needs to be done on coaching junior employees

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    Former Contractor - Program Coordinator in Mountain View, CA
    Former Contractor - Program Coordinator in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Google as a contractor (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    great work environment with extremely smart colleagues

    Cons

    not enough encouragement and career mobility for younger employees

    Advice to Management

    mentor younger googlers better so that they don't jump ship


  2. Fast paced, exhilarating environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Google full-time

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

    Pros

    Never a dull moment, always something new to work on, great camaraderie among co-workers, great perks, meaningful work, room for growth and job diversification

    Cons

    Too many possibilities can make narrowing your options difficult, but worthwhile in the end


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