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Columbia University: Decoding Tech Internships

vinaygaba
August 23, 2016

Columbia University: Decoding Tech Internships

Slides from a talk I gave at Columbia University to the incoming batch of Masters in Computer Science students about how they can go about getting tech internships.

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August 23, 2016
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  1. Decoding Tech
    Internships

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  2. Vinay Gaba
    Software Systems Track

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  3. Vinay Gaba
    5 Internship Offers
    Software Systems Track

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  4. Vinay Gaba
    5 Internship Offers
    Software Systems Track

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  5. Before
    Applying

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  6. Linkedin
    https://university.linkedin.com/linkedin-for-students

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  7. Side Projects

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  8. Cover Letter

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  9. Website Honeypot

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  10. applying To
    Companies

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  11. Company website
    https://github.com/j-delaney/easy-application

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  12. Career Fairs
    bit.ly/CCEApp

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  13. Referrals
    www.linkedin.com/alumni

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  14. Nailing
    Interviews

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  15. Leetcode
    www.vinaygaba.com/leetcode.txt

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  16. Cracking the Coding Interview

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  17. TimeLine
    August December
    - 150 LeetCode Problems
    - Chpts 1,2,3,4,8,9,10,11 from
    CTCI
    - Cover Letter
    - Linkedin Profile and
    connections
    - Already done with a few
    practice interviews
    - Set up important interviews
    between Dec end - early Jan
    February
    - Majority of your interviews
    - Revision and 40-50 new
    problems (Mostly via
    Glassdoor)
    - Ideally should know by now
    where you would be
    spending your Summer
    - Start focusing on smaller
    companies (Angelist)
    - Some companies still take
    on campus interviews
    - Referrals
    May

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  18. Questions?
    www.vinaygaba.com | @vinaygaba | [email protected]

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