Category Archives: Internships

Unexpected, by Jacquelyn Zehner

It’s mid-way through the semester and my internship is not what I expected. At school I am studying Computational Neuroscience and Economics. However, I have a background that heavily favors the lab-science end of my major. Naturally I expected my … 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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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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Silicon Valley Philosophy, by Xiaoyin Qu

Silicon Valley is an awesome place. Having been at the Silicon Valley program since January, the most frequent word I have said has been “wow.” When your company is offering free beer and wine every single day (although I am … Continue reading

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Reflections from a New Intern

Sitting at a table outside the cafeteria, my manager asked, “Now that you have been here for a week, how do you like EA so far? How does it differ from your expectations?” On top of my head, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Semester Program: Two Monitors and One Pair of Nikes, by Joe Newbry

I don’t have any idea who, if anyone, will read this post. So with this in mind I’ll try and capture the essence of the first monthish of the Silicon Valley Semester Program in an interesting and insightful way. For … Continue reading

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