Summer 2018 Intern Spotlight

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Each summer, RapidSOS welcomes a handful of interns to join the team and help contribute to our mission to transform 9-1-1 technology. These enthusiastic young minds bring new perspectives and ideas to the table. Get to know our 2018 class of summer interns!

Meet our Summer 2018 Interns:

hjHJ Kim

Team: Partnerships

Education: Finance Major at University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School (current)

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I’m thrilled to be joining a mission-driven team that is working tirelessly to reshape a crucial yet outdated emergency response system in the US. I’m looking forward to learning from folks across a wide variety of backgrounds and picking their brains all summer!»


shaneShane Halse

Team: Product

Education: PhD in Informatics at Pennsylvania State University

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I love being able to leverage state of the art technologies to help those in need during emergency situations. In addition, I enjoy the fast paced work environment and the friendliness of the people here.»


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Carol Liang

Team: Operations

Education: Computer Engineering Major at Boston University

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I’m super excited to be working at such a mission-driven company, and being able to see and contribute to the operations of such a fast-growing startup.»

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Matt Whalen

Team: Partnerships

Education: Government/Legal Studies Major at Bowdoin College

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I’m excited to help bring innovative solutions to an outdated public safety system and contribute to the greater societal good while doing so. I’m also thrilled to be a part of RapidSOS at such a critical junction of expansion where I’ll get to work with some of the incredible companies that RapidSOS partners with on mutually beneficial deals.»

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Julie Na

Team: Community Engagement

Education: International Relations/Communication Major at Stanford, Harvard Business School (current)

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I’m excited to work with RapidSOS for its bold mission-driven team, unafraid to work with regulatory bodies and public safety stakeholders. I’m looking forward to learning how we can employ technology to transform domains that need it the most.»

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Eric Thoman

Team: Engineering

Education: Computer Science Major at Princeton University

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I get to do what I love and write code while at the same time knowing that I am helping to save lives around the country. In addition, the company is a really great place to work at and has a very welcoming and fun ambiance.»

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Ramon Alvarez

Team: Public Safety

Education: NYU College of Global Public Health

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«I am excited to work for RapidSOS because I feel that I’m having a positive impact on the nation’s public health early in my career. I view the work that I do as a small way to chip at 10,000 preventable deaths the FCC estimates occur yearly due to our outdated emergency infrastructure. No one should have to call 911 and wonder if they will be found, I get some peace of mind knowing that the work I am doing is helping protect my loved ones.» 

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David Lynch

Team: Community Engagement

Education: Statistics Major at Harvard University

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«RapidSOS is an exemplar of how we can best utilize modern technology to better the world around us in fascinating ways, and getting to be a part of this amazing team is truly extraordinary. Too, all of the employees are smart beyond-words and have already distinguished themselves as kind, caring, and fun!»

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Ethan Ross

Team: Partnerships

Education: Economics/Philosophy Major at University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School/Harvard Law School (current)

What makes you excited about working at RapidSOS?

«What excites me most about RapidSOS is the company’s potential to save lives and improve public safety.»

Interested in joining the RapidSOS Team? Check out our open positions: www.rapidsos.com/careers.