Tag: interns

Introducing the Brand New Startup Lifers from Fall Batch 2015

The brand new Startup Lifers from the last Fall Batch have now spread their wings and flown to San Francisco! We want to introduce Juuso, Mohamed, Henrik and Shashi, the newest generation of Startup Lifers! Juuso I am a freshman in Information Processing Science in the University of Oulu. I am from

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Clueless Geek's Guide to San Francisco

How can an introverted Finnish geek survive in a vivid city like San Francisco? This was my foremost concern when thinking about U.S. internship back in spring 2015. And here I am, near Silicon Valley, midst of all the technological happening. I’m Ruksi, Startuplifers intern and all-around code cowboy currently occupied with neural networks

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Getting Settled in San Francisco, by Startup Lifer Tommi

I’m Tommi Kaikkonen, a Master’s student in Aalto School of Business, just a thesis short of finishing my studies in Marketing. I arrived to San Francisco in July 2015 to work for Crowdbooster in more of a technical position (I have a minor in Computer Science). They’ve previously hosted two

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Busting some startup myths, by Startup Lifer Pekka

Hello, my name is Pekka! I have spent the last 8 months working in a small startup called Spreecast located in the heart of the tech buzz in downtown San Francisco. The work has been exciting, challenging and most importantly a great learning experience. I have had a chance to network with a

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Greetings from San Francisco, by Startup Lifer Ruud

Hi, my name is Ruud and I am one of the few Startup Lifers that is not originally from Finland, instead I represent the Dutch delegation of Startup Life! I studied last year at Aalto University, where I came in contact with Startup Life. It feels like yesterday, but it

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A letter to the future Startup Lifers, by Satu

Dear Startup Life applicant, I hope your application is coming along well! I’m writing to share some of my experiences as a Startup Life intern. I have now lived in San Francisco for six months and it has been one of the most exciting experiences of my life. Startup Life

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Startup Life Spring Batch 2015 (part four)

The Spring Batch has been very delightful for the Startup Life team, since we have been able to witness so many success stories as applicant after applicant wooed the startup folks and landed the internship of their lifetime. It’s been quite a ride, and it’s finally coming to its end. We are proud

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Startup Life Spring Batch 2015 (part three)

It’s been quite a while since we last introduced new Startup Lifers from the Spring Batch. Did you think that was it? No way! We are super thrilled to announce the next four Startup Lifers from the Spring Batch of 2015! Pouya, Mikko and Emil have already started their internships in

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