3 sketched resumes on a blue rectangle
3 sketched resumes on a blue rectangle
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Last week, I sent out information about Microsoft and Cyborg Mobile’s new technologist internship program to a number of group-chats, encouraging qualified candidates to apply. I received a TON of messages from potential candidates — freshmen and sophomores. They all presented a common concern: “I don't think I have enough professional experience.”

I am currently a computer science junior and I wish I had applied to internships/programs when I was a freshman. But back then, I had the same mindset the students who reached out to me did - “I have no professional experience, I will not be able to…

Esther Adediran

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