Tel Aviv University a major source of Google employees, report says

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(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to Tel Aviv University (TAU) is the third-largest source outside the U.S. of graduates who go on to work for the Internet search engine giant Google, according to a report by the Business Insider website.

On Sunday, Business Insider published a list of the 20 universities with the most graduates hired by Google, which has 57,000 full-time employees across the globe. Between 2.5 and 3.5 million people apply for jobs with the company annually, and about 4,000 are hired.

Currently, 288 TAU alumni work at Google. TAU was the only university listed by Business Insider whose language of instruction is not English. Among non-American schools on the list, only the U.K.’s Oxford and Cambridge universities had more employees at Google.

Posted on September 7, 2015 .