Engineering Practicum Intern, Summer 2019

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Applications are now closed. Please check back in the fall of 2019 for summer 2020 opportunities.

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; Boulder, CO, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Irvine, CA, USA; Kirkland, WA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA
To apply: Please read the information below before beginning your application. You must submit all of the following materials:

Resume - please include the relevant coding language(s) alongside any technical experience or projects listed.
Responses to five essay questions (see below)
Transcript (unofficial or official; must be in English)

Once you have all of the above required materials, please click on the “Apply Now” button on this page to submit them in the appropriate sections (PDFs preferred):

1. “Resume Section”
a. In one single document, attach an updated resume and questions in English.
2. “Education Section”
a. Attach a current transcript (unofficial or official; must be in English)
b. Under “Degree Status,” select “Now attending” to upload a transcript.
c. Second-year students: be sure to include courses you are currently enrolled in.
d. First-year students: since you will not have final grades, please provide a transcript or course list with the classes you are currently enrolled in.

Deadline: Applications are due October 31, 2018 at 11:59 PST
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and it is in the candidate's best interest to apply early.
First-year students - please note that we will not begin reaching out until December to schedule interviews.
We still encourage you to apply early.

2019 Eng Practicum Essay Questions: Each essay response should be 200 words or less. Your essay responses should be combined with your resume to create one PDF attachment—this should be uploaded to the "Resume Section."

1. How were you first introduced to Computer Science? How have you continued to develop your technical skills and seek additional exposure to the field?
2. What is your strongest programming language? How much experience do you have using the language? Go into detail about how you used this technical language. If talking about a group project, be specific about your role in the final product. (Examples can include projects, coursework, competitions, websites, previous internships, etc.)
3. At Google, we believe that a diversity of perspectives, ideas, and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services. Tell us about your background and experiences and how they make you unique.
4. List the technical courses you will be taking next semester. If you have not registered for classes yet, please list the courses you plan on taking.
5. List any clubs and/or organizations that you participate in.

Resources: Please visit our FAQ for answers to your questions, and check out this resource from our Student Careers site for resume and interview best practices.
Engineering Practicum (EP) is a 12-week internship for first and second-year undergraduate students with a passion for computer science. The program provides developmental opportunities to students from groups historically underrepresented in tech through technical training and professional development. Students from all schools, and students who identify with a group that is historically underrepresented in the technology industry, including but not limited to women, Black, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American, students with disabilities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Our unique internship offers the opportunity to work on a software project alongside other EP interns and full-time Googlers, and provides the chance to bridge the gap between academic understanding and practical professional experience.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

The program is open to qualified first and second-year undergraduate university students who meet the below criteria. We especially encourage applications from students underrepresented in the engineering and tech industry including women, Black, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American, Veteran and students with disabilities.

Project: Complete a challenging technical project where you’ll get to build solutions and get exposure to immense scale and complexity.
Enrichment: Attend technical talks by senior Googlers, gain insight into technical interview preparation, learn about Google coding practices and technologies, and develop other skills that will set you up for success.
Mentorship: Receive coaching and mentorship from Google engineers to guide you through your summer experience.
Connect: Build personal networks and friendships with a diverse group of students who share your passion for technology.

Minimum qualifications:
Must be a first-year or second-year undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field at a university in North America.
Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, JavaScript or Python.
First-year students must have taken one college level Computer Science course by end of first semester. (AP or IB Computer Science is acceptable).
Students must be available for a full-time 12-week internship from May 2019 to August 2019 or June 2019 to September 2019.

Preferred qualifications:
Second-year students should have taken two Computer Science courses.
Authorization to work in the United States.
Returning to a Bachelor's degree program with at least two years remaining in their academic program after completion of the Summer 2019 internship.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
To all recruitment agencies: Google does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Google employees or any other company location. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.