Posts Tagged Under: internship

Cos’ Every Road Has Its Start

It all started about 10 hours ago and I am still fresh, hopefully due to the amazing coffee. And nothing compares to the feeling of being useful on your first day at work, then receiving your first task as a trainee. I am used to “The Writer” nickname. I always like to write down things, it helps me keep them organized and up to date.

The Trip Companions

I remember I woke up early in the morning to be one of the first to come to the office. First impression as I entered the door: young team, smiles on their faces, a friendly mode of saying “Welcome!”.

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Graduation Papers In The Cloud

The other day, during a team meeting, someone brought up the issue of tools that make students’ lives easier than it was years ago. I was stunned to learn that I can be the “esteemed” author a of a scientific paper in a matter of minutes, using the proper tools. 😀

Bear in mind the fact that my career is correlated with the science papers at the level of a 10th grader. I hold an MA, would love an MS, but I never considered using this to get it.

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You Are a Builder First!

Interaction with students made me understand that computer science graduates need some guidance. Every teenager knows that an architect designs structures, a doctor heals people, and a professor teaches students. These jobs are easy to understand. Still, it’s not so obvious what a computer science graduate does. Sadly, many students remain pretty much confused about their mission, even after graduation.

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Cool Summer 2012 Internship – Problem Set 7

We’re closing this race with a set of problems that rely heavily on context.

The Cool Summer Internship Race has been a driver of great attitude, since most of what we published left room for creativity, in every sense.  What is more important though is that it turned into a driver of entailing actions.

What are we going to do next:  we want to offer those who would like to become interns at 4PSA the chance to know us in a competition.

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Cool Summer 2012 Internship – Problem Set 5

The Cool Summer Internship Race is getting closer and closer to the finish line.  A big thumbs-up for all those who have already sent their solutions to previously posted problems and a piece of advice to those willing to do so: hurry up, we only have 2 sets of problems left! But we still have positions to fill. 🙂

This week is going to be more social. 🙂

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Cool Summer 2012 Internship – Problem Set 4

We are thrilled to see that we rose some enthusiasm with the problem sets published so far. This fourth problem set is dedicated to strategy. We would like to see more of the “how”, and to this purpose, we are publishing approach-based challenges.

Do not forget about the rules. The deadline to submit your solutions is Monday, April 23rd, 10 am GMT. Results must be submitted here. You can solve the problem in a small team!

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