Program(s) Offered: Several fields
Program Level: Undergraduate Internship
Provider: Google Inc.
Country to Work in: USA
The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program is a paid summer internship for rising undergraduate seniors that are interested in working in technology and full-time opportunities at Google.
Google designed the BOLD program to expose historically underrepresented students in this field to career opportunities in the industry. Interns are placed in teams like marketing, people operations, advertising sales and user operations, communications and a lot more.
Outside of your work, you will engage in high-impact developmental programming while building meaningful relationships with other interns and Googlers through a variety of summer activities. This includes 1:1 mentorship, an exclusive speaker series with company leadership, custom learning and development programming, and opportunities to create community.
Students from all schools, and students who identify with a group that is historically underrepresented in the technology industry, including but not limited to Black, Hispanic, Native American, students with disabilities, and veterans, are encouraged to apply.
- Be currently enrolled in a 4-year BA/BS program, in any major, at a university in the United States with an expected graduation date between December 2017 and June 2018
- Have authorization to work in the United States.
- Be able to complete an 11-12 week program beginning in May or June 2017.
- Strong interest in the Internet and Google’s technology business.
- Interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate an ambiguous environment.
- Analytical skills and an interest in tackling business problems.
Citizens of ALL countries
Internship location is at one of Google Offices in the USA:
Ann Arbor, MI, USA; New York, NY, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA
Areas of work
BOLD interns are placed in teams across the business. Here are just a few teams that interns have joined in the past: Sales, Services & Support team; Marketing & Communications team; People Operations team; Engineering and Technology, Technical Solutions (gTech) team; Legal team; and Finance team
Number of awards
Not specified -- several will be awarded
Internship will last for 11-12 weeks starting in late-May/June
Based on your prior experiences and interests, you will be matched to, interview with, and work on a team for 11-12 weeks during the summer. You can view a list of example teams on the official webpage. Interns will be considered for potential full-time opportunities based on their internship performance.
Method of Application
GOOGLE DOES NOT ACCEPT FEES. Google is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Application is a 2-part process. To apply:
- Part 1: Complete and submit the BOLD Intern Application Form.
- Part 2: Click the “Apply” button on the right to submit your resume using the same email address listed in the BOLD Intern Application form. A cover letter is not required.
Applications open September 19 and close November 30, 2016 at 11:59pm PST.
Interviews will be held as from December 2016 through April 2017, on a rolling basis.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.
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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Application Deadline: 30 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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