The following is a guest post from Darshan Patil, a sophomore at UC San Diego
Last month, I wrapped up a three-month long engineering internship at AppLovin, and I feel really good about what I learned and what I was able to accomplish. I got to work closely with Anusha Ramesh, a senior software engineer at AppLovin, and focused on two projects: replacing legacy code for a reporting platform and creating an internal web tool that automates some tasks engineers had been doing manually.
I started programming about three years ago, and I’m just starting my sophomore year at the University of California, San Diego, where I’m majoring in CS. Until I started interning at AppLovin, I’d never had a real office job, so this was an incredible opportunity to contribute to work on a massive scale, and to see how several huge systems fit together. I’m used to doing programming on my own, so it was also an illuminating experience to see how a whole team can work individually, yet in sync at the same time. Read more