What to do if you don’t get a summer internship

It’s spring career fair season. At most schools, the fall career fairs are dominated by graduating seniors and masters students looking for full-time work. During the spring the balance shifts, and the majority of candidates are freshmen and sophomores who just got started in their majors, don’t have prior work experience, and are looking to […]

Questions I Want to Ask, but Can’t

The perfect interview coding problem is one that will be easy for a great candidate, hard for a good candidate, and impossible for everyone else. Unfortunately, most of the problems you come up with are going to be way too hard, and will have to be thrown away. It’s great if a candidate gets one […]

How to prepare for technical interviews

Why bother? No one prepares for technical interviews. After all, why should you? Whether you’re a college student or a 20 year industry veteran, you’ve spent years honing skills that simply need to be demonstrated. You’re as ready as you’re going to be, and no preparation could be a substitute for the years of your […]