This weekend, Penn received an influx of great technological minds.
Included among these were 2011 Engineering graduates Lu Chen and Ryan Menezes, who are both software engineers at Facebook.
Despite Career Services’ recent social media push, only about 85 responses to their assessment surveys have been recorded. The surveys are part of a larger process that began in October.
A handful of actively engaged venture capitalists have helped strengthen Penn’s connection to the world of startups and entrepreneurship on several levels of university life, from the Engineering School to Penn’s endowment.
Welcome to the life of 19-year-old Zhao — college dropout and successful self-made entrepreneur. Zhao taught himself how to code in his spare time as a student and a Division I athlete for Penn’s sprint football and track and field teams.
Some people might find the idea of grabbing coffee with a stranger a rather weird and awkward activity. If someone I didn’t know had approached me a year ago, I would have been weirded out.