Landing a CS Internship Part 3: Side Projects

Side Projects?

As you’ve probably heard, side projects are incredibly important to show your experience should you apply for an internship – an internship that will help you get experience for post-grad employment. It’s a kind of chicken and egg problem, but with CS you don’t have to wait till you graduate before you can start building cool stuff. You can experiment in areas and topics that you’re interested in during your spare time. A side project would then be something you work on, independently or otherwise, that helps to improve your skills or knowledge in an area. It can be anything from a tiny website that help to calculate your grade, to (one of the many) apps that help buy and sell textbooks.
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