In 2009, the world was taken by surprise when a new virus emerged from Mexico. Over 230 cases were reported in the United States and Canada alone. The virus spread rapidly across borders and soon became an epidemic that would change the software intern industry forever. In this blog post, we are going to discuss 8 ways that pandemic situation changed the software intern industry for years to come!
1) Software companies began recruiting more aggressively- Companies who had been struggling with finding enough qualified interns now found themselves inundated with applicants due to being able to pay higher salaries than ever before2) Interns working at home experienced a significant increase in productivity- Due to not having distractions like classmates or noise from other offices, many interns saw their productivity double or even triple.