Officials at Google say that they get around 40,000 applications for internship in the United States alone. Out of these, around 1,500 people are selected. Hence, getting an intership is pretty tough. There is also a lot of glamour around it and Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn also made a movie about it.
The process is slow and tedious. In the United States, from filling the form to getting shortlisted takes around 45 days. Initially, there are two telephonic interviews, followed by Highly Technical 45 minute interviews.
To get intership at Google, you need more Technical Skills than luck, so better start working on skills.
Recently, Google officially released a video on how it is like to be an intern at Google. Sit back and enjoy