ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec 30, 2020) — Intern Pursuit, an intelligent intern management platform for employers, is proud to announce their partnership with UC Berkeley’s PlexTech Computer Science & AI Club. University of California Berkeley computer science program is ranked as one of the top five schools in the United States (U.S. News 2019). The PlexTech Club was founded in early 2020 and strives to give students a variety of projects that reflect the frontier of technology. These projects equip their members with the skills necessary to evolve the Silicon Valley landscape.
The club’s focus is to provide their members with the skills necessary to compete and excel in one of the most demanding high tech locations in the world, Silicon Valley. Club members curriculum includes: Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Database Application Systems, Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture Solutions, Full Stack Web Development, Data Visualization & Analytics, and Native Mobile Development.
Over 30 companies vied to be one of the four elite companies selected by PlexTech. Intern Pursuit received two project managers, three artificial intelligence machine learning students, and two front end and two backend developers. The software team created Intern Pursuit’s algorithm and the minimum viable product to launch its pilot in spring 2021. The opportunity to have a second semester with the club allows the product’s artificial intelligence and machine learning features get tested and refined along with building the automated features.
“Students from this program are top tier and some of the brightest minds in the technology industry. We at Intern Pursuit are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with UC Berkeley PlexTech Club. This club runs as a high caliber business and it was an honor to be selected for fall and the upcoming 2021 spring term. We believe this partnership reflects the mindset of those rising employees that want to improve the intern experience for both employers and students” shared Isabella Johnston, founder and CEO of Intern Pursuit.
Intern Pursuit Software Platform was founded in 2018 by Isabella Johnston, a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years experience in human resources, training and development, and education. The platform was built to address critical intern management HR issues to improve the intern experience for employers and students. The platform improves diversity and inclusion in the recruiting process, enhances remote work collaboration, and multi-generational communication. Intern Pursuit’s platform is powered by a smart algorithm that identifies the best candidates for employers based on trending HR needs to upskill and train for the Future of Work.