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Women in STEM Internships Tackle Tough Challenges at Dell


October 25, 2016

Dell - Dell takes women’s access to STEM careers seriously, starting with connecting girls, immersion programs, and certainly in our approach to recruiting interns. Our summer 2016 intern class was no exception. We recently spoke with three of our women engineers about their experiences at Dell.

When Nicole Elliott, an Industrial Engineering major at Texas Tech, was interviewed by Dell managers at the Society of Women Engineers, the Internet of Things wasn't necessarily on her radar.

"I didn't hear about Internet of Things until the spring of 2016," Elliott said. "My managers understood that it was going to take a little bit of time to understand how it works as an organism and how it will be developing so heavily within Dell and within the Internet of Things landscape holistically over the next four to five years."

"As of right now, we're offering embedded PCs and also Edge Gateways," she further explained. She noted while these are two very different products, they also offer two very specific types of end point and middle point interaction for sensors and data.

Read the story here.