Google EmployAbility Summer Trainee Engineering Program, STEP 2014

Date:

30th June - 19th September 2014 (12 weeks)

Location

London, Munich, Krakow, Warsaw, Zurich and Saint Petersburg

Who:

Undergraduate students studying computer science or a related degree subject:

  • currently in the 1st year of a 3 year, a 4 year or a 5 year course
  • or in the 2nd year of a 4 year or a 5 year course

Deadline:

Sunday 30th March 2014, midnight

EmployAbility is delighted to be working with Google to offer disabled first or second year students the opportunity to apply for the Summer Trainee Engineering Program (STEP) 2014.

About Google

Google aspires to be an organization that reflects the globally diverse audience that their search engine and tools serve. Google believes that in addition to hiring the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services.

Google is invested in increasing the number of future computer scientists and software developers, particularly those who are historically underrepresented in the field. Many aspiring computer scientists could benefit from a program that bridges the gap between academic study and a professional internship. Google wants to inspire these students to continue in the field with such a program.

About the STEP program

The Google 2014 STEP internships in EMEA is specifically designed for students of computer science and related subjects, who will complete the first year of their university studies by summer of 2014, or will complete the second year if they are on a 4 or 5 year programme. This program will provide the successful applicants with invaluable experience within a professional computer science and software engineering environment, built around three core components: a software project, skills-based training, and professional development. There will be STEP cohorts in six offices this year: London, Munich, Krakow, Warsaw, Zurich and Saint Petersburg.

This program is open to all qualified University students and is committed to addressing diversity at Google and in the technology industry.

This summer trainee program includes:

  • Software Project: A 12-week development project that you will work on with a team of Googlers and other STEP Interns. Skills-Based Training: Enhance your coding skills; get exposed to new tools and programming languages.
  • Professional Development: Attend ongoing technical talks by senior Googlers, additionally, learn how to enhance your resume, tackle technical interviews, and improve your presentation skills.
  • Mentorship: Be matched with a Google engineer, other than your manager, to guide you through your summer experience.
  • Fun: Social activities, community building and networking. Build a relationship with your peers.
  • Exposure: A unique glimpse into applying your computer science studies in a professional environment.

Responsibilities

  • Research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve on Google's product offering.
  • Contribute to a wide variety of projects utilizing natural language processing, artificial intelligence, data compression, machine learning and search technologies.
  • Collaborate on scalability issues involving access to massive amounts of data and information.
  • Solve all problems that come your way.

Minimum qualifications

  • Have completed your first year of undergraduate studies by Summer 2014 and are currently enrolled in a BA/BS programme, or have completed either your first or second year if you are enrolled on a 4 or 5 year programme
  • International students who are currently enrolled at a university within Europe and Israel are eligible to apply. If hired, students will need to provide Google with proof of authorization to work in the relevant country
  • You must be available between 30th June and 19th September 2014

Preferred qualifications

  • Students should have programming experience in either Java, Python, C, or C++.

How to apply

Please click on the “Apply Now” button below to start and submit your application. A complete application includes resume/CV, transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and evidence of a website or application you have created.

Your resume/CV is the employer's very first impression of you. Your CV must be a maximum of 2 pages long and must include in descending order: 1. Education, 2. Work Experience, 3. Any other skills and extra-curricular activities, including any technical project outside of university related to computer science. Please note that Europass CVs will not be accepted.

If you have any extenuating circumstances or require further information about the program, please contact Sarah Denness on +44(0)7852 764684 or email info@employ-ability.org.uk

This programme is now closed for applications.

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