Industry: Computer Science/Technology
Type of Internship: Software Development/Programming
Student Name: Alice Lee
Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Computer Science
Minor: None; Entrepreneurial Leadership
Position Title: Developer Intern
Hours: 40 hours per week
Paid or Unpaid: Paid, full-time

What do you do as an intern at this organization?

I am part of a development team working on projects in the same capacity as any junior hire.

How did you find this internship?

A family friend mentioned they were looking for interns so I cold applied.

What do you enjoy most about your internship?

I like the team I'm working with and the general atmosphere.

What do you find challenging?

Learning a new code base in a new language takes a certain amount of ramp-up time.

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

The interviews are all coding based but not terribly difficult. Make sure you read the prompts in full and pay attention to details.

About the Organization

Somerville, Massachusetts

NGP VAN is the leading technology provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations, offering clients an integrated platform of the best fundraising, compliance, field, organizing, new media, and social networking products.