Yearly Archives: 2013

Silicon Valley – Tech and Sports, by Michelle Goodwin

Silicon Valley… high tech and high energy. I am officially half way through the program here in Silicon Valley and I think I am really living off of residual sleep and free food. Working in the legal department of a … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective, by Palin Liu

Prior to the Silicon Valley Program, I had set myself an ambitious 5-year “career plan”. I was planning to finish my undergraduate degree in Economics-Accounting in 4 years, and complete my Masters of Finance degree in the following year. Afterwards, … Continue reading

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Tackling San Francisco Public Transportation, by Lauren Henderson

Three of us chose to rent an apartment in San Francisco to be closer to our Silicon Valley Program internships this semester. We are completely separated from the other members of the program six days per week, since they are … Continue reading

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Discovered Opportunities, by Christian Mkpado

I thought I knew the career path that I wanted to pursue before I came to Silicon Valley. The tech industry, for some reason, never seems to be in the discussion at CMC where the careers of choice overwhelmingly favor … Continue reading

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Musings on a Caltrain, by Keerthana Nunna

Soon after accepting my internship I started looking for a place in the city. After weeks of searching and getting nowhere, I gave up and decided to live in the college provided apartments 1.5 hours from work. I rationalized my … Continue reading

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Welcome to the SVP Fall 2013 Class

Fourteen SVP students arrived in the Bay Area this week for program orientation in advance of what will be one of the most rewarding experiences of their academic careers. Students enjoyed sessions on Venture Capital, safety, making effective presentations, and … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Program Photo Contest

SVP Photo Contest SVP students past and present may share their SVP experience through photos.  Win cash prizes!  The deadline to submit is Friday, October 11, 2013. Select your favorite “Kodak moments” of the Silicon Valley Program that best captures … Continue reading

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SVP Articles & Links of Interest

Did you know that the SVP staff keeps a list of articles and links of interest to a technology-focused audience?  Check out the page at http://www.cmc.edu/svp/siliconvalleynews.php.  Tell your friends. Better yet, if there’s an article that interests you, send it … Continue reading

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The Summer 2013 Robert Day School Newsletter Features SVP

The first year of the Silicon Valley Program is a wrap, and the Robert Day School featured an article on the highlights. Check it out!  

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Introductory Remarks at Bay Area Reception in Honor of President Gann, by Shree Pandya

Greetings, world. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to introduce President Gann at a Bay Area reception honoring her service to CMC. Steve Siegel, our fantastic Silicon Valley Program director, has since realized that the speech I gave … Continue reading

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