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Vancouver Software Developer (IT) Internship Testimonial: Alberto from Spain

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Alberto during his software developer internship in Vancouver

Alberto is from Spain and is enrolled in our Professional Internship Program.

After validating his bachelor degree in Telecommunication Engineering, he worked at Telefonica, Spain’s telecommunication leading provider. After 2 years, he decided to expand his professional background, with a focus on Information Technology. He decided to register to our program which includes a guaranteed paid internship placement in order to gain international work experience, develop his skills and improve his English level at the same time.

After reviewing his resume and going through an interview-preparation seminar with one of STEPWEST Coordinator, an interview was scheduled with a booming start-up company located in Vancouver, which specializes in Games and Apps dedicated to the health industry. He did a great job during his interview and got the internship position as a Software Developer Intern. After preparing his trip, he arrived in Vancouver and was welcomed by our team at our office for an orientation seminar.

As a part of our thorough monitoring, we went to see Alberto at his office last week (see pic above). He is very happy with his responsibilities, as he is learning a lot thanks to the help of his colleague. However, he admits the most challenging part is to work in an English environment. His main duties are to help solving every IT issue in the office, update software packages in company servers, research and test software solutions and assist in using Project management applications.

Since the beginning of his internship, he has improved his English language skills, but he has also learned how to manage a project from the beginning to the end.

This internship experience in Vancouver will give him a competitive edge over other applicants and help him with his future career in the IT field once he goes back to Spain.

If you are also interested in coming to Canada in order to do an internship, gain international work experience, improve your english, and expand your network, check out our Professional Internship Program.


Facebook opening an office in Vancouver

Facebook opening an office in Vancouver

Facebook opening an office in Vancouver

This news is making a lot of buzz today in Vancouver. Everyone in the digital scene is getting excited by the social media giant; Facebook officially announcing, that they will be opening an office in downtown Vancouver this spring. The office will be used on a temporary basis in order to recruit and train future software engineers of the company.

This is what Facebook said in the press release: “Vancouver was chosen because of its proximity to our Menlo Park, California, headquarters and existing engineering office in Seattle, Washington, and because Vancouver is an attractive city for world-class talent to live and work.”

This is another proof that Vancouver is becoming a prime destination for tech companies. We have seen over the past few years many successful start-ups such as HootSuite florishing in Vancouver.

If your dream career is to work for a start-up company, or in the digital world, or you would like to add international work experience to your resume, our Internship Program offers internships in Vancouver in more than 20 sectors including Digital Business, Information Technology and Online Marketing.

Source: http://www.biv.com/article/20130318/BIV0112/130319937/facebook-office-to-open-in-vancouver-8211-just-in-time-for-bc-election?utm_source=BIV+Daily&utm_campaign=a7e213aa61-Daily_Monday_March_183_18_2013&utm_medium=email