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06 Nov 2019 . experience .
How I Applied For Internships Outside India?
4 mins Read


For the past two-three months, I’ve been applying for software engineering summer internships outside India and have, now, accepted offer to spend the time at Mercari Japan. It has been a tiring experience amidst handling a lot of other ongoing stuff.

In the next few paragraphs I would be talking about how I started applying, what was the most effective... more

02 Nov 2019 . experience .
Interview Experience With Google
4 mins Read


In a previous blog of mine regarding completing the foo.bar challenge, I talked about how I completed the foo.bar challenge but what I didn’t talk about was that I was invited for the internship recruiting process afterward soon by Google North America.

How Did I Apply?

Once, I had completed Foo.Bar challenge I received an email from Google asking for... more

31 Oct 2019 . experience .
Interview Experience With Mercari
7 mins Read


It is very exciting for me to have the chance to spend my summers 2020 at Mercari Japan. It was a roller-coaster experience from the point I applied for a Backend Engineer at Mercari Japan to the day I got the offer letter in my inbox.

I would be sharing my interview experiences in somewhat detail in order to give... more

01 Oct 2019 . learning .
Quick Notes On Improving Productivity
3 mins Read


I recently read Sam Altman’s guide to productivity. It is approximately a 10 minutes read so I’m putting summary of it below as a quick notes essay. These methods also put to test his claims of being more productive than average; where definitely average is debatable.

Samuel H. “Sam” Altman is an American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger. He is... more

04 Apr 2019 . experience .
Intern Experience At Wingify
4 mins Read


I had the opportunity to intern at Wingify, New Delhi, in December 2018 and in this writeup I’ve summarized my experience of working at Wingify. My intern period was from 28 November to 11 January. I’ve already written my selection interviews’ experience and it is available here.

Pre-Joining Experience

As soon as my offer was confirmed by Wingify, I received... more

10 Dec 2018 . experience .
Intern Interview Experience With Wingify
4 mins Read


I’m currently working as a Winter intern at Wingify and it is one of the coolest companies to have as your first intern experience. I thought it would be great to keep an account of my interview experience so that it can help students applying in the future.

I applied to Wingify through the off-campus process; sent them my CV... more

25 Jun 2018 . experience .
GSoC [01]: Fuel For The Fire
5 mins Read


Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program by Google which brings students and open source organisations together to work on projects that benefit open source community. Besides many perks (and satisfaction) provided in the program, students also get a stipend which varies from country to country; in India, the amount is $2400.

This article is an account of how... more

25 Jun 2018 . experience .
GSoC [01]: Fuel For The Fire
5 mins Read


Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program by Google which brings students and open source organisations together to work on projects that benefit open source community. Besides many perks (and satisfaction) provided in the program, students also get a stipend which varies from country to country; in India, the amount is $2400.

This article is an account of how... more