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SEP Named A 2021 Best Places to Work in Indiana Company

Our 2021 summer interns shared what they loved most about their internship at SEP. Check it out: Dane Acena “What I loved about SEP is their welcoming culture for curiosity, exploration, and ideas. From the first day…
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2021 Interns: How the Summer Went

Our 2021 summer interns shared what they loved most about their internship at SEP. Check it out: Dane Acena “What I loved about SEP is their welcoming culture for curiosity, exploration, and ideas. From the first day of interning at SEP, they have encouraged me to ask a lot of questions, be open to collaboration, […]
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Meet the 2021 Interns

Name: Dane Acena Title: Design Intern School: Clemson University Major: Human-Centered Computing What drew you to SEP?: What drew me to SEP was their welcoming environment. I first saw it when they reached out to me and had continued to see it throughout the interview process. SEPeers are always open and understanding with each other […]
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A Biz-y Summer at SEP

Blog Post Written By: Jaala Naylor Coming into a summer of uncertainty, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a remote internship at a software company. As a business student with a few years’ of college experience,  I anticipated feeling a bit out of place among software engineers. I was eager to see what challenges […]
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4 Ways We Attract Great Interns

Finding top-notch people (engineers, designers, etc.) to work at SEP is a key thing we focus on each year. As part of finding and attracting great interns, it’s important to have a clear idea of what your company has to offer. Students will interact with lots of companies, often in quick succession. Knowing what you […]
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5 Steps to Create a Successful Internship Program

Thinking about starting an internship program at your company? Already have interns and don’t know what to do with them? Here are our best tips to make your internship program successful (and enjoyable!) for both parties. 1. Define Success A question we regularly ask ourselves here at SEP, whether we’re developing an app or planning […]
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2019 Intern Experience

What was your favorite thing about this summer? “My favorite thing about this summer has been trying out such a wide variety of functions here at SEP.  To name a few, I have gained experience in user research, graphic design, and user experience.” -Laura Buckles “SEP did a great job at giving me a glimpse […]
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Dear Intern/New Hire: How to Be an Effective New Person

Dear intern/new hire, Welcome! I’m sure you are excited about your new position and can’t wait to meet your team.  First, let’s address some common fears that new people have and make sure we’re all on the same page here.  As an intern or new hire, it’s likely that you will be the least experienced […]
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Looking Back on the Summer 2017 Intern Experience

As the summer wraps up and our summer interns are returning to school, we’ve asked them to reflect on their experiences this summer. Here’s what they have to say: Adam Tapper: “My summer at SEP was an unforgettable experience. I really enjoyed getting to work in an atmosphere that was fun and professional; the people […]
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The Intern Perspective

I like to think that after 5 internships, I hold a few records at SEP.  For instance, I have had more first-days at SEP than anyone else, and consequently I have had the most exit-interviews as well.  I am the resident expert on New Hire Cookouts and receive more E-bucks every year than a full-time […]
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Meet the 2016 SEP Interns

Jessica Vaughn Software Engineering Intern School: IUPUI Major: Informatics Project: Web-based Management System for Construction Equipment “I chose SEP because of the opportunities as well as the culture. SEP cares about its employees and wants them to grow and learn and feel comfortable. There are also a variety of projects, which means lots of different technologies […]
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