How to get a job

A playbook on how to apply to selective SWE iternships This was copied from an earlier internal document I wrote during my time as a member of Spark SC, a student entreprenourship clup at the University of Southern California. The first time I considered the possibility of going beyond an online application in the job search process was when I met Dave Fontenot (early hackathon organizer and total weirdo, in the best way possible) He gave a talk at MHacks that fundamentally changed the way I think about getting a job and I have been able to pass on that advice over time to other job hunters.

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Software & Hardware

Software & Hardware as an analogy for human systems At a higher level, I’m just generally fascinated by humans and how we live our lives. In a lot of ways I see humans as a bunch of dinosaurs whose world has grown up way faster than our ancient DNA can keep up with. For the most part, this works out ok but it seems like every advancement in humanity has a little wrinkle that tends to get exploited in some way.

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About

Hello! I’m Brian Anglin. I’ve wanted to recount a few of the highlights (and low lights) of this crazy adventure we’re all living here on planet Earth. Finally took the time to start writing a bit! I would describe myself as someone that can be extremely motivated if I’m interested in something but can get bored easily. Think of border collie chasing after a frisbee, except it has a few favorite frisbees.

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