MAJOR: Computer Science
CLASS OF: 2017
NAME/ LOCATION OF INTERN SITE: Propelware, Lakeville, MN
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Write code for Propelware’s website and their Autofy application, fix bugs, and help out with support issues.
HOW DID YOU FIND OUT ABOUT THIS INTERNSHIP?: www.stackoverflow.com
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST FAVORITE PART OF THE INTERNSHIP: The feeling that I’ve made meaningful contributions to Autofy by adding new features and helping fix issues that customers are having.
WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PART OF THE INTERNSHIP: Autofy is by far the largest program I have ever worked on and it was pretty overwhelming at first trying to figure out how everything in Autofy works.
WHAT’S BEEN THE BIGGEST LESSON(S): Not being afraid to ask questions has helped me to learn so much more than I ever thought I would.
ADVICE TO OTHER STUDENTS PREPARING FOR AN INTERNSHIP: Try to get an internship doing something you’re passionate about. That makes a world of difference.