Frankie Rendon 4m 609 #internships
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Hi Confessions of the Professions family,
Think this could vibe well with your readers? I’ll be honest with you, I’d do just about anything to have had an internship like that during my college years. HA! How about you?
I really enjoyed browsing through some of your posts on this a.m. I also noticed that you happen to fancy the occasional visual and was hoping to sync up about a piece I think you’d like.
It’s widely known that Google and Facebook have some of the most coveted internships in the tech industry. That’s why I thought it’d be fun to put together a visual that pits these ground-breaking giants against each other (well, sort of). It features some super awesome company perks we would only dream of, super generous salaries, and other benefits that would almost make you want to quit your day job.
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Google vs Facebook Internships
Internet Titans Google and Facebook have some of the most coveted internships in the tech industry. “The Social Network” already infamously documented the early days of Facebook, and now Google is setting for the upcoming comedy, “The Internship,” starring Vince Vaugn and Owen Wilson. All Hollywood spin aside, both digital giants offer the kind of internship benefits that even full-time employees envy.
|“To Organize The World’s Information and Make it Universally Accessible and Useful.”||“To Make The World More Open and Connected.”|
MIND-BOGGLING INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Average Intern Salary for Software Engineers
The National Average Wage Index in 2011 was $42,979.61. An intern at these companies would make at least $25,000 more.
|Average of $6,423/month equates to an annual salary of $77,184.||$6,225/month equates to an annual salary of $74,700.|
TIPS ON GETTING THE GIG
|Highlight your hobbies that align with the job, like building apps or websites in your spare time.||Emphasize how you would improve Facebook, like what apps would you add or what design would you totally change.|
WHAT NOT TO SAY IN THE INTERVIEW
|“I totally use Google for everything!”||“I waste a lot of time on Facebook!”|
FAMOUS VISITORS TO HEADQUARTERS
|Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, Tina Fey, Lenny Kravitz, Kieth Urban||Barack Obama, Madonna, Condoleezza Rice, Katy Perry, MC Hammer, Kanye West|