internship

Interviewing at many tech companies focuses on algorithms and data structures, especially for new graduates from colleges. These core concepts represent demonstrable skills of potential candidates. Often, industry interviewers weigh whether candidates understand these topics well enough at a general level. They will build from that foundation into specific areas…

Before my software engineering internship began at Lucid, I naturally had some concerns about beginning a new job remotely. How am I going to find answers to the questions that I’m sure to have hundreds of? Am I going to find myself floundering in an enigmatic codebase because everyone has…

Lucid’s company-wide Hackathon is a summer tradition. Three days of intense teamwork with the goal of producing creative, ambitious projects that could transform our products. For those three days, my team modified hundreds of stylesheets to implement custom theming, including Dark Mode. As a summer intern, here’s what I learned…

Since the beginning of my internship at Lucid, I have had great experiences thanks to the great number of activities the company offers to all employees, including interns—we’ve been on hikes, a company retreat, and even a rodeo. One of my favorites, however, was Lucid’s hackathon. What is a Hackathon? Lucid’s…

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We’ve all seen movies and heard stories about boisterous internships at large, established tech companies. All play; no work; food; parties; nerds—what more could an undergrad want? Unfortunately, all that hype can lead would-be interns to overlook smaller companies offering comparable, if not better, experiences. With that in mind, here…