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Warriors, by Kevin McNamara

The Silicon Valley Program has afforded me a number of awesome and rewarding experiences outside of work and the classroom in my time so far here. As a big basketball fan, once such experience has been our trip to Oracle … Continue reading

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Not the Work Itself, but the People, by Nicole Yicong Lin

I don’t know if it’s too early to say this: Equinix is AWESOME! Equinix’s headquarter (my SVP internship home-away-from home) is like a delicate glass box floating on the water. Looking through the window, you can see a huge lake, … Continue reading

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Real Life, by Sarah Chung

At this point, we’re approaching the end of week 2 on our internships and I’ve had the honor of writing the first blog post of our semester. It’s already been a wild ride and seems like I’ve been here for … 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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Venture Funded Big Data Analytics Startup, by Ankit Sud

Random jumble of buzz words or a description of my workplace this semester? Not surprisingly, both. In typical Silicon Valley fashion, this blog post will focus on metrics (2 to be exact). “Traffic” and “conversion” are metrics I have come … Continue reading

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An Epic Battle, by Ducky Duckworth

This post is not about how cool my internship is, how much I am learning in class, how little free time I have, or how Mountain View compares to Claremont (there are more trains).  This post is about the epic … Continue reading

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My Silicon Valley Experience, by Michael Franklin

Joe inspired me to write a little poem for y’all so that is how I will start my post: On a hot summer day in mid July A little boy named Michael began to cry He hated his current internship … Continue reading

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Stone Shou’s Silicon Valley Experience

Have to say, I am really enjoying the valley culture. This semester I’m working for Equinix, and we are one of the biggest data center providers in the world. That is, we host network providers, implementers and users together, and … Continue reading

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Life @ Project 402, and beyond, by Shiwei Zhang

Key words of life at SVP — 402. What is Project 402? I walked in Google’s San Francisco office with the same question on September 19th. “402 is the http response code for payment required”, I got the answer from … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re having fun… by Locke Brown

Time has been flying by up here in Silicon Valley. With work all day during the week, and class all day on Saturdays, everyone is staying very busy! That isn’t to say we aren’t having any fun though. On top … Continue reading

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