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Hello everyone! Welcome to The Almost Dropouts, a student-led podcast, where we discuss a wide variety of things from our experiences in Engineering and University to where the tech industry is heading!

The Almost Dropouts Daivik Goel

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Hello everyone! Welcome to The Almost Dropouts, a student-led podcast, where we discuss a wide variety of things from our experiences in Engineering and University to where the tech industry is heading!

    Episode 15: Getting a Job at Twitter & Tesla, Experience Starting a Podcast w/ Fuad

    Episode 15: Getting a Job at Twitter & Tesla, Experience Starting a Podcast w/ Fuad

    Hello everyone! In this podcast, we have Fuad, a former intern at Twitter and Tesla as well as an Engineering student at McMaster University.  We discuss various subjects such as Fuad's experience getting jobs at Twitter and Tesla, his advice for internship seekers as well as a dive in his experience creating his podcast Into the Adult-verse! If you have any topic you want to be discussed in the future please let me know and I will be happy to try incorporating it in the future. Thanks!  



    Guest: Fuad Ali  

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahmedfuadali/  

    Into the Adultverse Podcast: https://linktr.ee/intotheadultverse  

    Instagram: @tofuadmiral  



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    Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2y8pUgQRog4rjhWfRtrtCA?si=Ywi7T7L0TYGau1qdrBd-wg  

    Apple Podcasts:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-almost-dropouts/id1484701794  

    Google Podcasts:   https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9mM2UwMDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz  

    Youtube: https://youtu.be/pBU_7PieZ6Q  



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel  

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel  

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/  

    Instagram: @daivikgoel


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    Episode 14: Getting a Position at Google, How does Recruiting Work, Networking w/Sarah

    Episode 14: Getting a Position at Google, How does Recruiting Work, Networking w/Sarah

    Hello everyone and welcome to the fourteenth episode of The Almost Dropouts! In this episode, we have Sarah, Recruiter Coordinator On Site at Google via Nelson Staffing.  We discuss various subjects such as  her journey on getting her position at Google, career coaching at Red Thread Services, the difference between a Recruiting Coordinator, Recruiter and Sourcer, how important is networking when finding a position and advice for students trying to get positions! Hope you enjoy!   

    Guest: Sarah Davidson  

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-davidson3/  

    Red Thread Services: https://www.linkedin.com/company/red-thread-services/  

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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/thealmostdropouts/episodes/Episode-14-Getting-a-Position-at-Google--How-does-Recruiting-Work--Networking-wSarah-ej53mt

    Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2y8pUgQRog4rjhWfRtrtCA?si=Ywi7T7L0TYGau1qdrBd-wg  

    Apple Podcasts:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-almost-dropouts/id1484701794 

    Google Podcasts:   https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9mM2UwMDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz  

    Youtube: https://youtu.be/d9P44M2EYXQ  



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel  

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel  

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/  

    Instagram: @daivikgoel


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    • 43 min
    Episode 13: Moralyzer (A new Social Justice Social Media Startup), Experiences Creating it, What Makes a Good Leader? w/ Christian

    Episode 13: Moralyzer (A new Social Justice Social Media Startup), Experiences Creating it, What Makes a Good Leader? w/ Christian

    Hello everyone! In this podcast, we have Christian, a Computer Engineering student at the University of Waterloo as well as a cofounder of Moralyzer, a new social media who's mission is to make the recent conversations surrounding social justice be not just a trend, but a permanent discussion we need to have.  We discuss various subjects such as what Moralyzer is, some lessons he's learnt from creating his startup and what the future holds for him! If you have any topic you want to be discussed in the future please let me know and I will be happy to try incorporating it in the future. Thanks!



    Guest: Christian Varriale

    Moralyzer Demo Website: https://demo.moralyzer.com/

    Moralyzer's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/moralyzer/

    Christian's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianvarriale/



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    Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2y8pUgQRog4rjhWfRtrtCA?si=Ywi7T7L0TYGau1qdrBd-wg 

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    Youtube: https://youtu.be/pZUtgrvX2S0



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/

    Instagram: @daivikgoel

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzkRfrCXIrW1v60Wyasgq7Q


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    Episode 12: Tips for Apple and Tesla, Experience as a Mech Designer, Internship Advice w/ Kaustav

    Episode 12: Tips for Apple and Tesla, Experience as a Mech Designer, Internship Advice w/ Kaustav

    Hello everyone! In this podcast, we have Kaustav, a Mechatronics Engineering student at the University of Waterloo as well as a current Mechanical Design Intern at Apple and former intern at Tesla.  We discuss various subjects such as Kaustav's advice for internship seekers, his experience getting jobs at Apple and Tesla as well as a deep dive on bettering your chances of getting Mechanical Design internships! If you have any topic you want to be discussed in the future please let me know and I will be happy to try incorporating it in the future. Thanks!

    Guest: Kaustav Chaudhuri 

    Instagram: @kaustav.chaudhuri 

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaustav-chaudhuri/



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    Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2y8pUgQRog4rjhWfRtrtCA?si=Ywi7T7L0TYGau1qdrBd-wg

    Apple Podcasts:   https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-almost-dropouts/id1484701794

    Google Podcasts:   https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9mM2UwMDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz

    Youtube: https://youtu.be/fXgMNad7Lr4



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/

    Instagram: @daivikgoel


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    • 54 min
    Episode 11: Getting a Job at Apple, Experiences in Eng at uWaterloo, Discussion w/ Zulphkar

    Episode 11: Getting a Job at Apple, Experiences in Eng at uWaterloo, Discussion w/ Zulphkar

    Hello everyone! Welcome to the eleventh episode of The Almost Dropouts! In this episode, we have my friend Zulphkar, a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Waterloo as well as an iPhone Quality Manager Intern at Apple.  We discuss various subjects such as Zulphkar's experiences adjusting to engineering, his experience getting a job at Apple along with some tips he has for that! I hope you enjoy it! If you have any topic you want to be discussed in the future please let me know and I will be happy to try incorporating it in the future. Thanks!  



    Guest: Zulphkar Yalchin  

    Instagram: @zulphkar  

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zyalchin/  



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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/thealmostdropouts/episodes/Episode-11-Getting-a-Job-at-Apple--Experiences-in-Eng-at-uWaterloo--Discussion-w-Zulphkar-eesg06

    Spotify:   https://open.spotify.com/show/2y8pUgQRog4rjhWfRtrtCA

    Apple Podcasts:   https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1484701794

    Google Podcasts:   https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9mM2UwMDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz

    Youtube: https://youtu.be/onIsIh7xpWM  



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel  

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel  

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/  

    Instagram: @daivikgoel


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    • 51 min
    Episode 10: What Students can do right now with Corona? , What is Augment, Networking on Linkedin w/ Neil and Parth

    Episode 10: What Students can do right now with Corona? , What is Augment, Networking on Linkedin w/ Neil and Parth

    Hello everyone! Welcome to the tenth episode of The Almost Dropouts! In this episode, we have Neil and Parth, interns at Apple and Tesla. They are co-founders of Augment, a new community of diverse interns with unique backgrounds & experiences, whose main mission is to empower and elevate students around the world.

    We discuss various subjects such as the motivation to make Augment, what the short and long term goals are there for the platform, how students can start to utilize Linkedin for networking and what students can do to make the most of fall term being online. We hope you enjoy! If you have anything else you want to discuss please let me know! Thanks!



    Augment

    https://www.linkedin.com/company/augment-official/



    Guest: Parth Sareen

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/parthsareen/



    Guest: Neil Sharma

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil2/



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    Anchor:  https://anchor.fm/thealmostdropouts/episodes/Episode-10-What-is-Augment--Networking-on-Linkedin--What-Students-can-do-right-now-with-Corona--w-Neil-and-Parth-eea90c/a-a28cdbe

    Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/episode/6UQhGg7CReaEymPSzHxtrM

    Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-10-what-students-can-do-right-now-corona-what/id1484701794?i=1000475172260

    Google Podcasts:  https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9mM2UwMDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz

    Youtube: https://youtu.be/XyoU0lUqb-k



    Hosted by: Daivik Goel

    Medium: https://medium.com/@daivikgoel

    LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/daivikg/

    Instagram: @daivikgoel


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    • 55 min

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