chilen_railsconf_internships.pdf

 chilen_railsconf_internships.pdf

These are the slides from my talk at RailsConf 2016! Since they are mostly just big words in the middle of the slide, I've published two blog posts with much of their content:

http://tech.omadahealth.com/why-internships/
http://tech.omadahealth.com/how-to-run-an-internship-program/

They are probably more helpful than the slides!

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Lillie Chilen

May 04, 2016
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Transcript

  1. Lillie Chilen Internships! Good for the Intern, Great for the

    Team
  2. shuh-'leen

  3. Who are you?

  4. True Stories

  5. 1 THE CS HAMMER

  6. 2 THE RELATIVE

  7. 3 THE CUTTING-EDGE CAT

  8. 4 A GOOD ONE

  9. LESSONS

  10. 1 THE CS HAMMER

  11. 2 THE RELATIVE

  12. 3 THE CUTTING-EDGE CAT

  13. 4 A GOOD ONE

  14. AUDITS, ALL

  15. Structure Matters

  16. A NOTE ON NOMENCLATURE Intern Apprentice Junior Developer

  17. HOW

  18. MAKE THE BUSINESS CASE

  19. HAVE GOALS

  20. HOW WE ROLL

  21. Pairing Solo Project Pairing

  22. TEAM COMPOSITION

  23. PAIRING

  24. PAIRING ...across experience levels

  25. DON'T PAIR?

  26. YOU WILL LEARN SAD THINGS

  27. SAD THING #1: YOUR CODE IS CONFUSING

  28. SAD THING #2: SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT GOOD TEACHERS

  29. Teaching is skill! That you can learn!!!!

  30. THE SOLO PROJECT

  31. PICKING A PROJECT

  32. CODE REVIEW

  33. MENTORSHIP

  34. CONSULTANCY? HMMM.

  35. DIVERSITY

  36. ROUGH % OF WOMEN WHO ARE: Software Engineers: 16% CS

    Grads: 18% Bootcamp Grads: 38%
  37. None
  38. HOW TO DIVERSITY

  39. RECRUITING AND INTERVIEWING INTERNS

  40. CODE CHALLENGE PHONE SCREEN PAIRING INTERVIEW

  41. (Side Note: Retention!!)

  42. Things I'd Change

  43. Audits are helpful! (and maybe only a little painful)

  44. FIN

  45. @lilliealbert Omada Health find the blog version of this talk

    (in two parts) at http://tech.omadahealth.com ps: go to Teresa's talk at 3:30pm on Thursday!