This is a brief overview of my experience in internship-hunting for an SE position in Silicon Valley during my junior year. I had two co-op terms during my junior year, and I ended up going to Google for the first one, and Pinterest for my second one. However, I’m not sharing interview questions due to NDA in this article, but I would like to share the recruitment processes and my feelings towards each company.
In the summer of 2015, I was fortunate enough to have an internship at Google. I worked under the YouTube team and wrote the YouTube Gaming’s live chat. This chat was later incorporated into YouTube as well. My office was located at San Bruno (YouTube HQ). My chat looks like this: