Google CEO encourages 7-year-old girl after job application

Pichai told the hopeful girl she can "accomplish everything" she set her mind to in his response to her letter.

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Watch this: 7-year-old plans to work for Google

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai penned a touching reply to a job application from a 7-year-old girl. He hasn't offered her a job, but says he hopes she will continue to learn about technology.

The girl, from Hereford in England, wrote to the Google head, the BBC reports. She expressed her interest in computers, robots and the bean bags, slides and go-karts that fill the company's head office.

"I'm glad that you like computers and robots," Pichai said in his reply, "[I] hope that you will continue to learn about technology. If you keep working hard and following your dreams, you can accomplish everything you set your mind to -- from working at Google, to swimming in the Olympics."

"I look forward to receiving your job application when you are finished with school :)" he added.

Google confirmed to CNET that the letter is genuine.