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Bishwajit Aich

Bishwajit, Tech Yahoo, RightMedia

Posted: 12th of October, 2011
Do you love it when:

* The World Cup is at fever-pitch and there is small rectangle on a web page that shows live scores with a link to full match coverage

* The much awaited movie releasing this weekend and clicking on a small rectangle opens the window to a whole experience of exclusive trailers, video, links to book the movie tickets directly and also share the same with your friends and family 

* While searching for some great local restaurants for a much looked-forward-to candle-light dinner you find some great deals on your Yahoo homepage

Yes I love that too and I work everyday to make that rectangular box experience happen – and make it better, more personal. We call it creative and you call it ads.

We strive hard to make these experiences less distractive and more enjoyable. Approx 5 billion transactions take place on an average day – so there is a lot to scale. Such massive numbers and the kind of revenue impact our product has, gives me immense satisfaction after a hard day’s work.

Yahoo!s comfortable work environment adds an extra zing to my day. Some coffee breaks, a table- tennis match, maybe a round or two of Pool and the overall flexibility about doing things my way, makes it much easier to work on brain-crunching problems.

It’s been awesome 3 years. Every day here is special. Some great product launches, being part of YEFI, enjoying some of the TGIFs, Open Hack days, team outings, I am “The big fat Panda” moments; it’s so much fun. One of my most memorable moments was my first day as a YEFI teacher. I also remember the day, when we all go together and collected a significant fund to help a teacher from Parikrama (one of the local schools we partner with as a part of YEFI) undergo an emergency surgery. I felt so proud of Yahoo that day.

University Hack Day

Posted: 7th of June, 2013

Yahoo! University Hack Day is a festival of hacking, innovation and good times. It starts with a week of tech talks, hack tips, lessons and hands-on workshops where you’ll learn about cutting-edge technology from some of the biggest web experts on the planet.

The week culminates with our University Hack Day competition. You’ll get access to tons of APIs and exclusive Yahoo developer tools. Be creative and develop something that will change the Internet experience for millions of users—and then in a 90 second presentation (no kidding) show us your fantastic hack. Don’t know what the heck a hack is? Get more information, a schedule of events and check out past Hack Day winners and examples.

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See Campus Life at Yahoo, Bangalore

Posted: 12th of October, 2011

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Campus Events: Its Back to School Time for University Recruiting

Posted: 22nd of August, 2011

The fall recruiting season is around the corner, and Yahoo!’s University Team is preparing to roll out the purple carpet to engineering students nationwide.  Beginning in September Yahoos will be pounding the college pavement in search of the best of the best…the future leaders of our company. 

We’d love to talk to you and tell you more about what we have to offer.  Be sure to check out Yahoo!'s internship opportunities to see what peaks your interest!

Here are some of the colleges we will be visiting soon

National Institute of Warangal on September 10th 2011
MNNIT Allahabad on September 19th 2011
National Institute of Calicut  on September 6th and  7th 2011.
PESIT on September 19th 2011.
IIIT- Allahabad on  on September 10th 2011.
National Institute of Surathkal on September 10th 2011.
 National Institute of Tiruchirappalli on September 13th 2011

Frequently Asked Questions

Posted: 22nd of August, 2011

I'm in academia. What's available for me?

Yahoo! has lots of exciting opportunities for both faculty and students. We invite you to explore collaborations, visits, employment, symposia, sponsorships, and other ways in which we can work together. Visit Yahoo Academic Relations for speaking engagements and more

Can I still apply for the Yahoo PhD Fellowship Program?

The Yahoo PhD Fellowship Program has ended; however, we've created a new program that better addresses the needs of participants and provides maximum worth to big thinkers like you. Our new Yahoo Key Scientific Challenges program is your chance to get an inside look at and help solve for-the big challenges Yahoo research and industry scientists are facing. You'll help fuel new industry thinking while gaining access to world-class scientists, some of the richest and largest data repositories in the world, and the potential to make a huge impact on the future of the Web. Learn more at

Does Yahoo! offer part-time internships?

No. We do not hire part time interns in India

Are internships only offered in the summer? Or does Yahoo hire all year round?

Yes. Our primary internship program takes place during the summer break, but we do hire interns throughout the year

Does Yahoo hire students who are on visas?

Yes, Yahoo does hire select students on visas, based on business needs. These positions are not published on the career site. The Human Resources team would reach out to the accredited universities as per business needs

What makes someone eligible for an internship?

Interns are students who are currently enrolled in an accredited academic program. If you have graduated from college and are no longer pursuing a degree, you are not eligible for an internship; however, you should check out our full time opportunities by clicking on the Find Your Big Job button on the home page

I'm looking to secure an internship. How do I search and apply?

You can do a keyword search for "interns" or "internships" through the Quick Job Search section at the top of every page on the website. Check out our Interns page in the Students section as well, to give you a flavor for what it’s like to be a Yahoo intern.

I'm graduating soon. How do I search and apply?

To learn about the many roles for new college graduates, take a look at some examples on our Interns and Recent Grads pages in the Students section. Be sure to check out available opportunities through Find Your Big Job and submit your resume.

The Intern Experience

Posted: 19th of August, 2011

Get an internship experience that will make your friends and classmates purple with envy. It starts with the opportunity to network with some of the best minds in the business. This, while you work on a real assignment, that will make an impact on our business, and your future career.

From TIFR to Cornell, IIT to UCSB— you’ll have fellow interns from some of the best institutes in the world for company.

You certainly won’t be making copies and coffee runs here (unless you like coffee, or chai, in which case you’ll be spoilt for choice.)

Not your ordinary internship.

You’ll be amazed at the difference you can make—even in a few months. Maybe your code will be used by millions, or you’ll launch a marketing campaign, develop a new product strategy or an amazing GUI. Our interns have done that—and more.

You’ll also have lots of fun—volunteering within the community, networking and social events, and showcasing your work to top execs. You could even have the winning hack at our company-wide Hack Day.

If that’s not enough, you’ll also enjoy:

• Competitive compensation
• Travel to and from your internship
• The opportunity to be considered for a full-time position upon graduation

It’s no wonder many full-time Yahoos admit that they have intern envy!

The New College Grad Experience

Posted: 19th of August, 2011

At Yahoo India R&D, if you have a great idea you can run with it.

From the word go, you’ll find yourself positioned to make an impact on Yahoo!’s businesses globally, from this innovation hub in Bangalore.

Working with cross-cultural teams across geographies, you’ll get unmatched exposure, and the chance to interact with professionals who define the bleeding edge in the Internet space.

This, while you plan your career path. With products that span the gamut, from Flickr to Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Search to Yahoo Cricket and many others, the opportunities to evolve your interests and grow your career are practically endless.

Along with the scale and impact that only Yahoo can offer – over half a billion users and counting – there’s the unique work culture. It combines innovation with transparency, fun and free coffee – making this an awesome place to launch and grow your career.

The perks abound when you're Purple. We are a work-hard, play-hard culture, with free coffee and chai counters, a full gym, game rooms and more. On top of all that, we offer:

• Competitive compensation
• Stock options
• Relocation
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
• Training and Development