#NDSUintern Spotlight: Anders Sundberg

Major: Computer Engineering – Company: Collins Aerospace  – Location of Internship: Jamestown, ND – Internship Title: Technology Development co-op

  • Why did you choose the company that you work for?
    • I chose Collin because I have family connection as well as know that they will provide real world experience for my field.
  • What were some of the requirements for your internship?
    Understanding multiple code language and being able to learn and adapt fast to multiple projects.
  • What is your favorite part about your internship experience?
    • Being able to work on technology that has the potential to change the industry as a whole.
  • What is the most challenging part of your internship? How have you overcome these obstacles? 
    • The most challenging part of my internship so far has been Learning multiple coding languages with short notice. I over came this by using resources online to learn and understand the coding languages.
  • How did you find your internship?
    • Through the NDSU Career Fair
  • Why was it beneficial for you to register for credit(s) through the Internship Program offered through the Career and Advising Center?
    • It is beneficial because I will only have to take one tech elective now instead of two.
  • What advice would you give a student who is in the process of applying for an internship?
    • My advice would be work on understanding what the company is looking for in a candidate. From there have your skills relate to what they are doing. Finally, relate your classes and what you’ve learned at school, to what they do.

By Rachana Wright
Rachana Wright Graduate Assistant - Internship Program