Industry: Engineering/Energy
Type of Internship: Software Development/Programming
Student Name: Michael Borys
Graduation Year: 2013
Major: Computer Science, Engineering Psychology/Human Factors Engineering
Minor: None
Position Title: Intern
Hours: 40 hours per week
Paid or Unpaid: Paid, full-time

What do you do as an intern at this organization?

 

CRA is a contractor, mostly for the military. I work on actual projects for the company- projects often consist of data processing and visualization. Interns are almost always involved in the design and programming process. 

 

How did you find this internship?

 

Through a friend who is an employee. 

 

What do you enjoy most about your internship?

 

I had a hand in almost every step of the software development process, from programming to research to wireframes, design, and everything in between. 

 

What do you find challenging?

 

Developing software is not easy. 

 

What advice would you offer to someone who wants to make the most of an internship like yours?

 

Be open to any sort of task. They will ask you what you want to do, tell them everything. 

 


About the Organization

Charles River Analytics
Cambridge, MA

 

Charles River Analytics Cambridge, MA

Our solutions turn data into actionable information. We mix unique human abilities with ever-evolving computational advances to deliver advanced, innovative, intelligent custom systems and commercial products to our clients.