Name: Michael Nguyen
School: University of Maryland
Year in School: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Derwood, MD
What are your hobbies/interests/passions? I’m most passionate about videography and photography. It’s a nice way for me to be creative outside of school.
What is a fun fact about yourself? I’ve road tripped along the entire West Coast with my family.
What department are you interning with? IT
Briefly describe what you will be doing? I will be working on a little bit of front-end and back-end development. I’ll be exposed to the different frameworks and tools that Cognosante uses in their software development.
What drew you to this position at Cognosante? The overall organization of the internship program initially drew me to the position. It seemed like a very nurturing work environment and that made me want to work here.
What are you most excited to learn this summer? I’m most excited to get a better understanding of Angular and Node.js. Overall, I’m excited to see the everyday experience of a programmer and develop hands-on skills. I’m also excited to learn about the product design cycle and how different departments work together to develop a product or service.