How to run an intern program like Cloudera's

As you probably already know, intern programs are a great way to hire soon-to-be new-grads. You both get to test each other out, and you can give them an offer afterwards if they are a junior, or keep them in mind for later when they graduate university. One CTO I met recently does the majority of his hiring from his pool of past interns. He sounded very happy with his setup.

When I participated in it, I found Cloudera's internship program very well run.

Here's how they did it:


PS Here's my article on how to run an intern meetup.

David Trejo

Engineer at Chime & consultant. Past clients include Credit Karma, Aconex, Triplebyte, Neo, the Brown Computer Science Department, Voxer, Cloudera, and the Veteran's Benefits Administration.