Xtern Xtern Read All About It!
The Docket team is excited to welcome four student interns to the team this summer. Despite the frustrations and challenges of a global pandemic, these four young Indiana professionals will be assisting the Docket team in product development, engineering, and marketing.
While unfortunately, many college students have lost their summer internships due to COVID-19, TechPoint has stepped up to provide Indiana students alternative, remote internship placements.
The Xtern selection process is highly competitive. Here are the steps.
You first must submit your application through the website. After submitting your application, you will receive a work assessment project. The work assessment gives you a scenario depending on the position you applied for, and you have to compose a plan and submit it so that it can be reviewed by real team leaders. The applicants with then receive a finalist day invitation if they make it to the next round. After finalist day, applicants with be offered a position if they are deemed fit for the position. The applicant has a choice to accept or decline the offer.
This program excels in many tech-related departments and the 2020 Xterns cannot wait to get to work! While you cannot meet the Xterns due to social distancing, here is a little information about each of them.
Meet the 2020 Summer Interns!
Meghan Reddy (Xtern) is a rising junior at Indiana University studying Finance and Business Analytics with a minor in Informatics. On-campus, she is involved with Kelley Student Government, the Investment Banking Workshop, Delta Sigma Pi, and the HooiserRaas dance team. She is excited to be joining Docket as a Product Management Intern this summer. In her free time, she enjoys going on adventures with her roommates, dancing, and listening to podcasts!
Joey Brown is a recent graduate from Kenzie Academy. He is very excited to be interning with the Docket Team this summer. He looks forward to the rewarding experience that he will gain by working with the engineering team. He’s eager to see his contributions and hard work used by all the Docket Clients. When Joey is not working on software projects, he enjoys gaming, movies, TV, reading/listening to books, and spending time with my friends and family.
Myles DuBose (Xtern) is a senior at Wabash College. He is majoring in Rhetoric with a Business minor. As a Marketing Intern, Myles is tasked with creating new content for Docket weekly. He is Associate Chair of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies on campus. Myles also has prior marketing experience with Kanopi Social, a digital marketing firm. In his free time, he plays football, basketball, and listens to a lot of music.
Mercedes Thompson (Xtern) is currently a student at Ball State University, studying Computer Science and Animation. She is from Avon, Indiana. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, video games, and has long-standing Saturday game nights with her friends. In the future, she would like to combine both skills into video game design and development. “I love the way the medium can be used for storytelling, ” says Thompson. “I am excited to dig in and get my hands dirty in whatever sort of development I can.”