The following are a collection of industry examples within the tech industry

The Snapper Story

Snapper

Snapper’s ability to grow the business was constrained by problems finding the skilled people they needed.

Find out how they changed their business model to solve the problem.

The core skills we want like innovation, collaboration, team work and resilience are all being taught at universities.

The Snapper Story

Snapper

Miki Szikszai

Snapper

Miki Szikszai, CEO of Snapper, talks about the importance of paying interns & graduates.

We feel it's important to pay interns fairly for the work they do.

Miki Szikszai

Snapper

Jeremy Gold

ikeGPS

Why ikeGPS got behind Summer of Tech and the value of summer intern, Cameron.

 

It's all about the people - and getting the right people is the key to success

Jeremy Gold

ikeGPS

Richard Busby

AWS

Principal Solution Architect at Amazon Web Services, Richard Busby, discusses his key tips for employers new to working with interns, describes what he gains from interns, and even discusses the acronym knowledge gap which often arises for people new to the industry.

Have a meaningful work project for them to do while they're here...

Richard Busby

AWS

Brooke Meleah

Flux Foundation

2017-18 Flux Federation intern, Brooke Meleah, explains what she has learned and what drew her to Flux Federation as an employer.

You're going to mess up, but it's totally okay.

Brooke Meleah

Flux Foundation

Emma Barnes

Flux Federation

Emma Barnes, mentor to interns at Flux Federation, offers valuable tips on being a quality mentor for interns.

Take the pressure off the interns.

Emma Barnes

Flux Federation

Massey Isa’ako

SilverStripe

2017-18 intern at SilverStripe, Massey Isa’ako, describes his first interview and gives tips for new interns.

Don't take yourself too seriously.

Massey Isa’ako

SilverStripe

Vic Roper

SilverStripe

Vic Roper discusses interns as the ‘next generation of talent’ and offers advice for future mentors through his experience at SilverStripe.

You're always going to be needing to look for the next generation of talent.

Vic Roper

SilverStripe

This resource was designed and compiled by interns sourced through Summer of Tech 2017.