Once you’ve scheduled the interview, the real show has begun. Solving the problem is a must, but interviews are also a chance for interviewers to understand someone’s thought process and logical reasoning skills. But also, someone’s success could depend on how good at communicating and receptive they are to suggestions.
Resumes are confusing. Most students don’t have much experience going into internships, and somehow you need to fill a page up with qualifications. Given how easy it is to apply online, it is hard to fathom how many resumes each recruiter will review every recruiting cycle. Honestly, I don’t know
Note: I have never directly interviewed anyone for an internship, but alas, here are my thoughts :). Most coding challenges are pattern recognition tasks that take some time to learn. In my opinion, it is similar to the standardized testing that students use to apply to colleges. As a corollary
Internships can create a toxic environment. Not where people backstab each other for jobs or grades per se, but rather when people view getting an internship as an ‘absolute must,’ and those who don’t have one are less ‘skilled,’ ‘talented,’ or ‘proficient’ in computer science. That drives me crazy (and