Video: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as Google Interns
The movie is called The Internship and it’s set to be released Jun 7.
From Entertainment Weekly:
The Internship has the duo playing Nick and Billy, a pair of down-on-their-luck salesmen who find themselves out of a job when their company shuts down. Desperate, they apply for and attain internships at Google — only to find themselves competing against a gaggle of brilliant 20-somethings for a handful of full-time positions. The Office‘s B.J. Novak, The Daily Show‘s Aasif Mandvi, and Bridesmaids‘s Rose Byrne co-star; Date Night‘s Shawn Levy directed.
By the way, here are the real internships available at the company.
A few years ago I wrote a post for another public media site about some of the questions Google job candidates get asked in their interviews. Here’s one, allegedly asked of prospective software engineers:
You need to check that your friend, Bob, has your correct phone number, but you cannot ask him directly. You must write a the question on a card which and give it to Eve who will take the card to Bob and return the answer to you. What must you write on the card, besides the question, to ensure Bob can encode the message so that Eve cannot read your phone number?
And for engineering manager…
You’re the captain of a pirate ship, and your crew gets to vote on how the gold is divided up. If fewer than half of the pirates agree with you, you die. How do you recommend apportioning the gold in such a way that you get a good share of the booty, but still survive?
Please leave your incorrect answers below.