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Interning at a Tech Company

Nearly every summer since I was 16, I’ve been working at  some form of tech company. I’ve worked at hosting companies, gaming companies and I’ve freelanced for a whole slew of other industries and professionals (from python frameworks to javascript to PHP) and there are some things I think people should know.

You’re not there to have fun…

It’s true, you’re not. But, a good company and ambition make it nigh impossible to be bored every moment of every day. It’s not going to be the desk job you’ve seen in the movies; your day should not be filled entirely with tech support, grunt work or making coffee. However, there is going to be some form of mindless labour involved – most of the time anyway. But you’re there to learn something about the technology the company uses or about the atmosphere within the company. So make sure when

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What Does It Take?

What does it take to start a business? This is one of those questions that you see people asking quite a bit. from my experience. It’s one of those questions that plagues the minds of future entrepreneurs and eats away at the little ideas they have because they think they can’t make or they think there’s no way it could make any money. What I’d love for everyone to realise is that anything can become a business from a new type of paperclip to the most advanced computer on earth. You can build a business from nothing these days (although a little something can go a long way) and we’ve proved that with our company.

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