Meet Alimata: Intern Who Landed a Job as a Junior Developer
Date published: April 16, 2021
Alimata is studying computer information systems at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. While studying at HACC, she learned about an internship opportunity through College Central Network, HACC’s career services platform. She interned at WDMC Technologies to learn more about her field.
Alimata said, “My internship was a valuable experience because I learnt a lot. The opportunity given by HACC to offer internships for students is a tremendous help.”
During Alimata’s internship, she practiced the skills learned in her classes, including building and designing websites using WordPress. She also utilized her coding skills to improve those sites.
Alimata said, “During my years at HACC, I gained valuable skills in my domain that I applied during my internship. The most important thing I learnt was teamwork. I would recommend others to participate in an internship (paid or volunteer) because you will gain a lot of experience. My goal [wa]s to succeed in school and have a better life in the future. This internship helped me reach my goal.”
As a result of the internship, Alimata now works as a junior developer with WDMC Technologies. Before enrolling at HACC,