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Software Engineering Intern

June - September 2019 • Seattle, WA

What I liked

I liked the company’s spirit and passion for their products. Additionally, many employees were very polite and supported my growth as an engineer and person.

What I wish was different

I wish I had been given a choice of which team to work on.

Advice

Go all-in with your internships. Take all of the intern social activities and try hard to get the most out of the experience.
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Marketing Intern

May - July 2019 • Singapore, Central Region

What I liked

real work experience and saw the work culture in a MNC

What I wish was different

more details on what work I would actually be doing

Advice

apply for as many internships as possible and make the most out of it
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Financial Analyst Intern

May - August 2019 • Round Rock, TX

What I liked

I loved Dell's culture! They really made interns feel important by planning several events and givibg us meaningful work!

What I wish was different

I wish there was more activities just as the Finance interns, but they did plenty of all intern events

Advice

Be looking/asking for more work when you have capacity. My favorite part of my project came directly from asking for more!
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Supply Chain Management Intern

May - August 2019 • Austin, TX

What I liked

My team and the corporate culture

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Communication is key to a successful internship project.
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Global Offer and Product Operations Intern

May - August 2019 • Austin, TX

What I liked

I really enjoyed the great work/life balance that Dell emphasizes in their daily working life. Everyone was super friendly and willing to help with whatever questions we had. I scheduled 1X1s with 100s of employees, many of these VPs and SVPs, and they were all eager to explain to me more about their role within the company and why they love working at Dell. We also spent the summer working on one project that was assigned to us by our manager. This was great because it gave me the ability to learn how to effectively manage my own project while also planning the direction that I wanted it to go in. The intern projects that were assigned were very important business problems that were occurring within the current business process, so I felt like I had meaning throughout the summer with the work I was doing.

What I wish was different

I wish there had been more TCU people in Austin! It is such a great place to work and has so many great opportunities. There are lots of top companies (ex. Google/Apple/Oracle) moving to Austin and I think we should get some more TCU students down there!

Advice

Don't be afraid to ask questions and meet with everyone you possibly can. Use this experience to learn about what you like in a company and in a job role. Dell has so many opportunities to explore other roles, so use that experience to begin to plan your career path and goals.
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Corporate Financial Analyst

May - August 2019 • Round Rock, TX

What I liked

I loved the culture. Everyone was capable and smart and willing to help you succeed.

What I wish was different

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Software Developer Intern

May - August 2019 • Charlotte, NC

What I liked

I got to work with Senior development on the full-stack development of a Microservice Application. They worked with the latest software and DevOps methodologies and tools. I learned so much about so many different languages and frameworks that I am no able to pick up and work with several programming languages and frameworks. They gave me key resources and expertise to speed up my learning process.

What I wish was different

I wish I had more time to choose a specific area of focus such as front-end development and really get to know my stuff to a point where I don't have to consistently look things up. I am happy that I got to do a bit of everything because I know what to looks for when I run into difficulties.

Advice

Hit the ground running. I was lucky enough to be put in a work environment where senior developers were willing to answer my beginner questions and give me the resources to continue on studying by myself. Use you time off work to get a better understanding of what you just did, putting in the extra work makes a huge difference. Don't hesitate to ask questions, the more you ask the quicker you learn and the faster you grow.
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Inside sales Representative

May - August 2019 • Round Rock, TX

What I liked

The professional sales environment. Talking to customers and sorting issues that arose from daily activities. Actively having a voice on my team was a big plus too.

What I wish was different

The length of the internship role. I wish it would have carried out throughout the school year.

Advice

Do not be afraid to make yourself known and network like your life depends on it (because It does).
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Human Resouces Intern

May - August 2019 • Austin, TX

What I liked

I liked how big the intern program was at Dell. They held a lot of different intern events and made it fun for us as interns to get to know each other and feel a part of Dell.

What I wish was different

I wish they wouldn't have over recruited for HR interns because it made it more of a competitition for return offers than about learning and growing.

Advice

One piece of advice I would share about my experience is always be networking. I networked into my internship and I continued to network once I was there. Getting to hear everyones experiences was super beneficial.
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Finance analyst

May - August 2019 • Round Rock, TX

What I liked

The people and work

What I wish was different

Nothing

Advice

You get to do value-added work, and make an impact on the company even as an intern
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Accounting Intern

May 2019 • Round Rock, TX

What I liked

At Dell they give you real projects that they have to complete and put you in charge of them. You really get a feel of what it would actually be like to work there. From day one you are working exclusively with full time employees and not other interns.

What I wish was different

I wish you could have a little say of which team you get placed with.

Advice

Make sure to find ways where you can add extra value and show why you are special.
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Corporate Finance Intern

June - August 2019 • Hopkinton, MA

What I liked

I loved the independence and respect I received from everyone at the company. Everyone respects interns significantly, and I felt like a valued part of the Dell community.

What I wish was different

I wished that I could have seen more of the other interns work and projects to get a better understanding of what others worked on throughout the summer.

Advice

Meet with as many people within the company as possible. Utilize your time there to expand your network and understand what different career paths might look like from those around you.
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Campus Sales Rep

May - September 2019 • Provo, UT

What I liked

Pay was great, full autonomy, create own schedule. Getting exposure to a large tech company. Bonuses

What I wish was different

The training I received was very generic and didn’t apply to my location so there was a lot of trail and error on my part. The beginning of the summer was very slow with little to nothing to do

Advice

This job was a great experience learning to self manage and stay productive independently. Create you own goals and stick to your schedule
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Corporate Finance Intern

June - August 2019 • Hopkinton, MA

What I liked

Incredible and supportive corporate culture. Mobility within the company and encouraged to innovate

What I wish was different

Wish I had been in a different department of finance, but overall had a great experience

Advice

Use all the resources provided and don't be afraid to speak up!
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Finance Intern

June - September 2019 • Seattle, WA

What I liked

Amazing place to work for. Fun culture, with a focus on personal growth and career development. Throughout my internship I had the opportunity for many different resources and although some aspects with challenging, with a great support network I never felt in over my head. I highly recommend anyone work for this company, and it's one of the best internships I could've asked for.

What I wish was different

Wish interns got a parking pass (like employees do), but ORCA card and small food subsidy was sufficient.

Advice

Network with as many people as possible. Everyone there is happy to meet with an intern to do an informational interview (1-on-1 as Dell calls it) and you can really learn a lot, not just within your role but the world beyond as well.
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Software Engineer

May 2018 • Louisville, CO

What I liked

Learning all about UX and UI and agile in big companies.

What I wish was different

Nothing, I really like being there.

Advice

Always make questions about what you don't understand because they are experienced people and can assume you know more than what you really do, so never be scared of asking even if you think is dumb.
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Software Engineering Intern

June - August 2018 • Eden Prairie, MN

What I liked

Absolutely awesome group of people. Everyone at Dell is on your team, wants to see you succeed, and is willing to help out.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Software Engineer

January 2018 • San Francisco, CA

What I liked

Development role aligning with my interest.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Software Engineering Intern

May - August 2018 • Austin, TX

What I liked

The atmosphere was very welcoming. Austin is a really fun city to live in, especially as a college aged person. They provided really nice housing to the interns as well.

What I wish was different

I wish that I had the opportunity to work on more future focused work with new technologies.

Advice

Dell is a great place to get some real world experience in a Fortune 500 company.
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User Experience Designer Intern

May - August 2018 • Singapore, North Region

What I liked

Mentorship

What I wish was different

-

Advice

Come with no expectations
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