Coding

My First Real Programming Experience (Intern Files #023)

Done with OU for the summer, and completed the Hacker Fellows internship bootcamp. Now off to Lansing to kick off my internship experience with Lingco Language Labs. I was tasked with learning React, HTML and CSS to make marketing facing design changes, and that is when the hammer came down…

Blending Development and Entrepreneurship (Intern Files #022)

I am not one of those people who knew they were going to be a Computer Scientist from birth or had been programming since they were nine years old (OK, bit of an exaggeration, but I know people who started programming really young). In fact, I had zero experience with programming!

From World Travels to Video Automation (Startup Stories 18.07)

After graduating from UMich with a Psychology degree, I spent the majority of my early to mid-twenties traveling. I woke up one morning, just tired. Tired of packing, tired of moving, of living out of a suitcase, of building my bank account up just to obliterate it again, or not knowing what I was doing with my life. I decided to go to a coding bootcamp to become a web developer, moved back to Detroit and began working for Waymark. Now, I have more opportunity, skills, and freedom.

From Hired to Hiring (Startup Stories 18.06)

I chose to work for a large company in the automotive industry, or rather they chose me. And that was another misconception. The idea that they were doing me a favor rather than a mutual exchange. But I would soon come to realize that I would just be another number. A headcount. A body.

Finding the Way and Leaning In (Startup Stories 18.05)

I wanted to be a Physical Therapist when I started at Michigan State. I played sports my whole life, dealt with numerous injuries, and thought a career helping people recover from injuries was the right path for me. I ended up becoming a software developer…