Google is one of the most desired workplaces for many new MBAs and graduates. With googliness being its DNA, getting placed as an intern or bagging a PPO from Google is like a dream for many. In this highly detailed interview, an IIM Indore student describes the complex and thorough process that he underwent to get selected for a summer internship with Google. Here's how he did it!
Summary of the video:
Wondering how Google hires top talent? What is the complete procedure that the company follows to hire Summer Interns from India's top business schools? How many rounds of selection exist, and how do you prepare yourself for such a seemingly daunting interview process? And finally, what are the things to keep in mind before and during the internship?
In this video, Siddhant Singh, a part of IIM Indore's IPM Class of 2015-2020, describes how he made it to Google as a Summer Intern. From zeroing in on Marketing as a career option and describing in detail his interview experience with Google to expressing his ecstasy upon being selected, Siddhant shares with us his unforgettable selection process. He talks about the process he followed to tailor his résumé, how he prepared for the interviews at Google, and how he tackled unforeseen challenges in the interview process.
For those wondering what a marketing manager does at Google, Siddhant also shares exactly what his internship involved, and what makes it such an aspirational career choice for b-school students!
Further, Siddhant shares his pre-internship prep and tells us how Google helped him prepare. He takes us through the salient points of his internship, and tells us what he’d like to work on next with Google.
1. Start preparing after your internship by studying aspects specific to your role.
2. Connect with your managers and colleagues during the internship to learn.
3. Prepare for Google campus interviews by learning marketing concepts well.
4. Pay attention to the sessions with Google before summer interviews in order to prepare well.