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Machine Learning Engineered - Charlie You EPISODE 2, 1st September 2020
Karthik Suresh: Advice for Computer Science Students
00:00:00 01:13:27

Karthik Suresh: Advice for Computer Science Students

Karthik Suresh works as a software engineer at Blend, the leading digital lending platform. He previously worked at Coursera, Biomedtrics, and KloudData. Learn more about Karthik: http://karthiksuresh.me/

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Timestamps:

(02:40) How were you exposed to CS? Why did you decide to pursue it?

(10:30) What advice would you give yourself going into college?

(20:00) Does GPA matter?

(30:20) Job hunting in college

(36:05) Working at Blend

(39:00) Internships

(45:50) Startups vs big tech companies

(58:30) Trends in fin-tech

(01:05:00) Rapid fire questions


Links mentioned:

Blend 

Nickel and Dimed 

Grant 

Last Chance U