Intern Insights

IT through the eyes of an intern

Pushing the boundaries of success in aerospace and defense

Aerospace

When I first arrived at DXC Technology, I had no comprehension of the size and magnitude of the company and all the different sectors that we had a hand in. With no exposure to many of the sectors, I soon found myself tasked with engrossing myself in the aerospace and defense industry. On the surface, […]

Adapting to change: A returning intern post merger

Adapt

As a second year Inside Sales intern, I had the privilege to be a part of CSC last summer and was given the opportunity to return as a part of DXC Technology. I’ve learned a lot throughout my time here and have worked on a vast array of different projects. What really makes the experience […]

The marriage vows of technology and banking

Banking

As of 2015, U.S. banks have stored data equivalent to 275 billion MP3s. Drifting through a vast ocean of data are credit card histories, banking transactions and personal customer profiles among other pieces of sensitive information. Banks are under tremendous pressure to collect, store, manage and protect this critical data, and that’s what makes information […]

Five fewer excuses for not being social

In today’s digital age, the world runs on two things: caffeine and social media. With the power of influence measured by the number of followers or connections, each of us strives to build our personal brand online while increasing our outreach on the internet. For the individual, most lack a team of experts to manage […]

A reflection on our summer internships

Our summer has come to an end. The hot sun, blue skies, and beach tans have reached their final curtain call. However, some things won’t fade. The memories and hard work we were part of here at CSC will remain an essential stepping stone in our careers wherever we choose to take them. Marketing, sales, […]

A millennial’s guide to social media marketing 101

Remember a time when you could only interact with a company through the mail or over your landline? Nowadays all sorts of business-to-consumer and business-to-business (B2B/B2C for those in the biz) communication is done on-the-go, from your laptop to your phone to your TV. With just a few taps, you can connect to information of […]

5 lessons from a past intern’s path to success

Orientation serves as a period of acclimation for new hires and interns, a time to get accustomed to the work space, culture and tools. A good orientation session will also provide guidance, lessons and direction for young, raw professionals. My orientation at CSC did just that. For two days, new hires and interns at the […]

Finding your niche as an intern or new hire

Congratulations! You’ve landed a great internship or the perfect first job. You’re ready to make the most out of it by doing that networking thing you’ve been hearing is so important. There’s a refreshing smell of flowers and rush-hour traffic in the air as you greet peers at a networking event. You feel confident, excited, […]

On the origin and evolution of the intern

Rumor has it, almost 100 years ago interns first originated from a rare species of aspiring young professionals. Not much has changed. The business world has seen dramatic transformations, but the intern’s role in the corporate ecosystem remains the same: doing grunt work, fetching coffee. The species seems to have a slow evolution rate. Nevertheless! Interns persist […]

How interns can start networking

When you’re young, you’re told by your parents, friends and strangers never to talk to strangers. Once you get into the business world however, that sentiment changes. Networking – like Outlook and coffee breaks – is a mandatory part of doing business today. It’s the best way to connect with others and develop relationships, both […]