We are hosting Melissa Hunter and Jeremy Swafford from WillowTree who will give a presentation on preparing for behavioral and technical interviews!
WillowTree builds mobile and web apps for Fortune 500 companies like Fox Sports, Pepsi, Dominos, and HBO. This is a great opportunity for students to learn from industry experts on how to leverage their experience in their applications and interviews.
Students who are currently applying to internships or jobs should strongly consider joining this event. Even if you are not, learning how to pitch yourself is a critical skill that you will use when you do apply and even when you start working.
Learn more about our speakers from their bios below!
Early Talent Acquisition Strategist
Senior Software Engineer
Melissa is an Early Talent Acquisition Strategist - which means she recruits and helps manage our intern and New Grad programs. She has a bachelor's degree in Social Work from Salisbury University and Masters Degree in Student Affairs from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to WillowTree, Melissa worked at Duke University where she helped their graduate students obtain internships and jobs and has 8+ years career coaching college students.
Jeremy Swafford is a senior software engineer with 8 years of experience building web apps, back end systems, native iOS apps, and automated testing suites. Currently building React & Vue apps at WillowTree for various Fortune 500 companies. Graduate of NC State University with degrees in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Has a passion for learning, visual design, accessibility, user-experience and developer-experience.