Back in March, Nick Wolters, a student from Saxion University, started an internship at XABLU to carry out his graduation assignment. Learn more about it below!
Tell us a bit about yourself...
Of course! I currently enjoy working on my own personal embedded systems projects, which range from the creation of my own weather station to home automation projects. I also like to watch TV series and I go cycling and work out twice a week.
How did you hear about XABLU and why did you want to do an internship here?
I heard about XABLU from a former classmate who currently works here as a developer, Maurice. I looked into the company and thought it could provide me with a challenging graduation assignment.
Eventually, I was invited to have a chat about my last internship and the prospect of a new graduation assignment. After three meetings we shook hands and now I'm here, working on a project to create a planning algorithm for a client.
What is your internship project about?
I'm researching an algorithm that will create a schedule for engineers, by assigning them to work orders they fit best with. The end product will be a working algorithm which can be interacted with using an API. It will take into account certain factors such as:
- connecting the needed qualifications of a work order to the engineers qualifications
- planning the best route for the engineer
What do you hope to get out of your time at Xablu?
I hope to learn more about the creation of algorithms and look further into things like A.I. and what I might want to do after I graduate.
What are your future career goals in software/app development?
Firstly I want to work for a year, to get some more work experience. I am currently thinking that I want to either develop Xamarin applications or go more into programming for embedded systems, or maybe a combination of the two.
Afterwards, I'll either continue working or maybe take up a pre-master in computer science or embedded systems.
Good luck to Nick from the whole team! We're always happy to hear from new students interested in trying their hand at real app projects during an internship. Get in touch to start the conversation!
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