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Updated Apr 07, 2014
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Google Co-Founder & CEO Larry Page

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Intern (Current Employee)
Hyderābād

I have been working at Google as an intern for less than a year

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

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

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Experience of a lifetime

Software Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Google part-time for less than a year

ProsHas the best employee environment and gives the best facilities to them. A family like atmosphere inside company without bounds makes you enjoy your work.

ConsIt actually has none as far as I could find. You name anything and Google had already thought of it and worked upon it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work and to grow

Intern (Former Employee)
Hyderābād

I worked at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat place to work and to grow

Consyou'd better be a self-motivated person

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Amazing experience

Intern (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I worked at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsAn opportunity that broadened my horizons and helped gain insight into the best practices with a leading company. The focus on good quality work and ethics surpassed everything else. Managers and seniors at every level were approachable and gave constant feedback to achieve significant improvements in a very short span of time.

ConsWas spoilt with the perks from the job and the experience increased my overall expectations from any future employer.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease create more opportunities to have Interns on board so that the awareness and enthusiam is created amongst high performing students to consider prospects with Google.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Awesome experience!

Software Engineer Intern (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsAmazing place to work! It has great benefits even for interns, and it's easy to make big impacts.

ConsThere aren't that many downsides. Google is just kind of big, but they are really good for a big company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work, smart peoples, lots of fun

Summer Intern (Former Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I worked at Google as an intern for less than a year

Pros- Good payment for intern
- Smart colleagues
- Focused engineering
- Clear vision
- Free food (and good!)
- Free shuttle bus

Cons- Constant streams of work (or if you enjoy it!)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Balance

Software Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsThey really care about the welfare of the employees

ConsIt can become an isolated bubble sometimes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company in every way.

Legal Intern (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google full-time for less than a year

ProsThis company is exceptional because it realizes the true value of human capital. Employees are treated well, encouraged to grow in their profession and experience work on projects outside of their normal expertise.

Working at Google is also an exceptional resume item, and regarded very highly by other employees (if you ever decide to leave)

ConsI cannot think of any whatsoever. This company is superlative in every way. If I absolutely had to come up with a con, I would say that the worst part of working at Google is the innate guilt I experience when others talk about their jobs and then ask about mine. It is hard to have to explain to others how amazing a workplace Google provides, and to witness the incredulous looks others give.

(To explain why I am no longer working at Google - I simply left for another opportunity in a different area that Google does have, but I would love to one day return.)

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to maintain the learning, growing, employee-first culture that makes Google such an amazing professional environment.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place for intern

Software Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
Mountain View, CA (US)

I have been working at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsOpen culture, helpful mentor, free food

ConsI cannot think any of cons

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing

Intern (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at Google as an intern for less than a year

ProsLove the autonomy and the benefits

ConsSuper hard, but there is lots of room for advancement

Advice to Senior ManagementLove you guys to death man

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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