Summer Internships 2015

Sun-soaked postcards from Bryn Mawr students

A Postcard From: Ilisha Ramachandran ’17

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10634134_10152791471895934_4990093947692804953_oName: Ilisha Ramachandran

Class Year: 2017

Internship Placement: ConnectedHealth in Singapore.

What’s happening? We’d love to hear how your internship is going!

This summer I am working at ConnectedHealth, a start-up company based in Singapore. I have mainly been focusing on learning how to program the Intel Edison, which is a tiny computer. Using the Intel Edison, I am building a universal translator, which we have called the Babel Fish Project. I have finished developing the code to make it work, and am now working on building a case for it. I have learnt how to use a laser cutter to make the case, which is really cool! Being at home for the summer is also nice because I am able to take trips over the long weekends to other countries in South East Asia, like Thailand. There’s a picture below of the climbing trip I took last weekend.

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Why I applied for my internship?

Last semester, I developed an interest in computer science. I wanted to get more experience with programming, and see what a tech company looks like from the inside. Because this is a small company, I am also getting a lot of opportunities to learn, and a lot of help.

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