Industry: Computer Science/Technology
Type of Internship: Software Development/Programming
Student Name: Baturay Akaslan
Graduation Year: 2013
Major: Computer Science, Quantitative Economics
Minor: None
Position Title: Software Engineering Intern
Hours: 40 hours per week
Paid or Unpaid: Paid, full-time

What do you do as an intern at this organization?


  1. I develop software for the backend of AdSense (the system which allows publishers to serve automatic advertisements that are targeted to site content and audience). 


How did you find this internship?


  1. Referral by a Tufts PhD graduate 


What do you enjoy most about your internship?


  1. Relaxed work hours, no dress code, open company culture, free food and beer. 


What do you find challenging?


  1. Getting used to working with the internal tools of Google and writing code that matches their standards. 


What advice would you offer to someone who wants to make the most of an internship like yours?


  1. Apply early. They hire all year and earlier the you apply, the more opportunities that will arise during the host matching process. You can also talk to me as I'll be the Google campus ambassador this year. 


About the Organization

Venice, CA


  1. Google Venice, CA

    Google is an American multinational corporation which provides Internet-related products and services, including Internet search, cloud computing, software and advertising technologies.