Mountain View, California – (The Hosting News) – March 13, 2006 – Google Inc., as part of its continued effort to build out a Phoenix-area operation, will open an office on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University (ASU), primarily focused on engineering, operations and IT support functions.
Dr. Douglas Merrill, Google’s Senior Director of Information Systems commented, ”Our new location on the ASU campus will offer our employees the quality work environment we strive for, including access to ASU students, faculty and amenities. We are looking forward to a long relationship with ASU and hope to make a positive contribution to their educational mission.”
All of the workplace amenities that Google has become known for such as outstanding healthcare benefits, free lunches and competitive compensation packages will continue to be offered while its Tempe office searches for a range of new employees to support a variety of business and technology operations.
Dr. Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University added, ”We are very excited to have Google join our campus and look forward to their contributions to our education, research and economic development missions. In addition to potential employment opportunities for our graduates, we hope Google’s presence on campus will inspire technology innovation and collaboration.”
Google already employs a number of ASU graduates and looks forward to continuing to hire the best and brightest in the region. Google currently has a number of open positions in Arizona ranging from software engineers, to field technicians, network security experts to operations and IT support staff. Google is encouraging qualified applicants to submit their resumes on its website at: www.google.com/jobs.
Douglas Merrill has joined the Ira Fulton School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board. Google and ASU are exploring additional opportunities for future collaboration such as adjunct faculty appointments for Google employees and internship opportunities for ASU students.
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