Jessie Shen

Hi! I'm a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. I like computer science and working with people. At school, I'm actively involved in Policy Debate and Yearbook. In my spare time, I like to write and watch House Hunters.
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Summer Internship Hackathon Day 8 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Today, Kunal and I started to work on the front-end css and html for how the SEOQ report would be generated and how it would look. We consulted with Jenny and Michael to discuss layouts, graphics, and colors. I’m excited about how the graphics are going to look (we’re going with a fishbowl-theme right now) … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Day 4 by Jessie Shen

Summer Internship Hackathon Day 4 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Search Engine Optimization, Summer Internship Hackathon, Web Development

Today, we continued a lot of what we were doing yesterday with 7DHub, but with SEOQ. We worked on branding the tool and some different elevator pitches, one liners, and managing its social media profiles. Blake also came in and gave us some more information on how SEO actually works and the five key parts … Continued

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Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

Summer Internship Hackathon Day 3 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Well, today was our day one of sprint one! We organized into groups – I’m a part of the Traction team, along with Farhan, Sydney, and Kunal. We received a list of tasks and started to work on them. Much of the day was spent using creative energy to come up with names, pitches, and identifying … Continued

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Agile Web Development Hackathon Day 2 by Jessie Shen

Agile Web Development Hackathon Day 2 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Unlike what may happen at a larger company with ten thousand different voices, we spent the whole day discussing our product ideas and what direction we wanted to take our project. From a “jacked-up wordpress” to a nextdoor type of community, we all had different ideas about where we were going. In the end, after a … Continued

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CS Agile Summer Internship Hackathon Day 1 by Jessie Shen

CS Agile Summer Internship Hackathon Day 1 by Jessie Shen

        Filed under: Agile development, Summer Internship Hackathon

Hi, I’m Jessie Shen and I’ll be a senior next year at TJHSST, and I’m working on the traction team this summer. Coming in today, I wasn’t sure at all what to expect: I was nervous, a little excited, and probably overdressed. I had computer science experience from classes at school and experience with graphic design, … Continued

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