Industry: Computer Science/Technology
Type of Internship: Communications: Writing/Editing
Student Name: Ethan Kopit
Graduation Year: 2017
Major: Political Science
Minor: None
Position Title: Marketing Intern
Hours: 50 hours per week
Paid or Unpaid: Paid, full-time

What do you do as an intern at this organization?

As an intern, I manage and help write much of the content that gets pushed to the website. I also generally manage campaigns via emails, tradeshows, webinars, etc. that create leads for the sales teams.

How did you find this internship?

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What do you enjoy most about your internship?

Sqrrl couples a higher level of responsibility with flexible hours and good pay. Plus, even though many of my tasks are independent, the managing staff makes sure that I learn the fundamentals of marketing.

What do you find challenging?

Time management and research into how to perform a task is 100% on me as an employee. If you need someone to tell you what to do, when to do it, or how to do it, you might need to step your game up.

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

Be humble and understand that a good deal of stuff might be "outside your job description" and you should learn how to do it, do it effectively, then move on. I think Sqrrl takes rolling applications.

About the Organization

Sqrrl Data
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sqrrl is the Big Data Analytics company that lets organizations pinpoint and react to unusual activity by uncovering hidden connections in their data.  Sqrrl Enterprise is Sqrrl’s linked data analysis platform that gives analysts a way to visually investigate these connections, allowing them to rapidly understand their surrounding contexts and take action. At the core of Sqrrl’s architecture are a variety of Big Data technologies, including Hadoop, link analysis, machine learning, Data-Centric Security, and advanced visualization.