Meet the 2019 SEP Interns

Austin Bearden

Software Engineering Intern

School: IUPUI

Major: Computer Science

Project: Web-based drug monitoring service for drug manufacturers

“In an ever changing world of software development practices, SEP’s family culture and commitment to excellence stood out to me as a strong foundation to build my future career as a software engineer.”

Hobby: Playing the acoustic guitar

 

 

 Lucas Buccilli

Software Engineering Intern

School: Michigan Technological University

Major: Computer Science

Project: Creating software used to detonate explosives underground

“I heard it was a great company with great people. Everything I read about SEP was always praising it for its work environment, the products it develops, and most importantly, the people. SEP seemed like a great place to gain experience by working alongside the people who made this company what it is today.”
Hobby: Weight training

 

 

 Laura Buckles

Design Intern

School: Indiana University

Major: Informatics

Project: Creating an app to improve medical billing services

“I chose SEP because this internship allows me to combine two of my passions: design and technology.  Here, I can apply everything I’ve learned in the classroom to real life projects. Also, the culture at SEP is super friendly and fun.  Everyone supports each other as they learn and grow to be the best they can be. It’s everything I could hope for in an internship!”

Hobbies: Cooking and baking

 

 

Abby Frank

Business Intern

School: Indiana University

Majors: Business Analytics and Spanish

“SEP offers much more than “intern work”. It allows interns to pursue a variety of projects about which they are truly passionate, which is super cool and unique.”

Hobbies: Tennis and watching the NBA/NFL

 

 

 

Seth Fuller

Software Engineering Intern

School: IUPUI

Major: Computer Science

Project: Creating an app to improve medical billing services

“SEP seemed like a place with a great reputation that I could thrive and learn a lot about the practice of software engineering.”

Hobby: Piano

 

 

 

 Ian Haggerty

Software Engineering Intern

School: Purdue University

Major: Computer Engineering

Project: Digital Diabetic Health Monitoring Portal

“I chose SEP because of its software engineering expertise as well as its positive influence on my home state made it a great option for me to learn a lot and get involved.”

Hobby: Rock climbing

 

 

 Aden Khan

Software Engineering Intern

School: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Major: Computer Science

Project: Digital Diabetic Health Monitoring Portal

“SEP was able to provide me insight from several different specialties in a single summer.  I wanted to have a better idea of what’s out there before I start diving into a specialty and SEP was able to give me that experience.”

Hobbies: Table-top games and cooking

 

 

 

Josh Martin

Software Engineering Intern

School: IUPUI

Major: Computer Engineering 

Project: Agricultural Machinery Application

“When I decided to come back for another year, the biggest pull for me was the culture. Everyone holds a growth mindset and treats others with respect. SEP makes me happy to come to work everyday.”

Hobbies: Break dancing, cycling, photography, and electronics

 

 

 

 Sylvia Nees

Software Engineering Intern

School: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Project:  Developing and Testing Web Portals for Medical Information

Major: Computer Science

“I chose SEP because it has a culture where employees are genuine and happy to work. Also, SEP has a large variety of projects to work on, so it is a great place to learn new tools and grow as a programmer.”

Hobbies: Doodling and making digital art

 

 

 

Kishan Patel

IT Intern

School: IUPUI

Major: Computer Information Technology

Project: IT and Security Auditing 

“I choose SEP because of the collaborative and open environment. I knew right away from my interview through XTERN that this was a company I wanted to learn more about and gain IT experience.”

Hobbies: Biking, learning about space travel, and “The Office”

 

 

 

 Shalini Patel 

UX Design Intern 

School: Purdue University

Major: Computer Graphics Technology

Project: Healthcare Application

“I choose SEP because of the people, culture, and value the company has. I also wanted to explore a career in technology, and this is the best tech company in Indy!  I knew that I would be working on a project with real clients and be given the opportunity to contribute to the team. SEP wants you to grow as an individual and a professional and they make that clear the first day.”

Hobbies: Running, photography, and traveling

 

 

 

 Nikhil Raghuraman

Software Engineering Intern

School: Stanford University

Major: Computer Science

Project: A web-based application for managing agricultural equipment

“I shadowed at SEP last summer, and I really loved the collaborative, informal, and friendly atmosphere, as well as the beautiful location in downtown Carmel. The shadowing experience was actually one of the things that got me strongly considering computer science as a potential major. I knew that coming to SEP would provide me a great opportunity to supplement my computer science education with thorough industry experience, especially because of the responsibility and trust that SEP places upon its interns.”

Hobby: Origami

 

 

 Taylor Sinicropi

Software Engineering Intern

School: Purdue University

Major: Computer Information Technology

Project: Vehicle Contract Creation, Management, and Execution System

“I chose SEP because I had heard great things from fellow SEPeers living in the community. I also wanted to gain technical experience from working on a project and learn hands on the dynamics of working within a collaborative, team environment. 

Hobbies:  Reading and long-distance running

 

 

 

Danielle Zerr

Business Intern

School: Indiana University

Major: Information Systems

As a Kelley student with a passion for technology, I was torn between pursuing a business or a tech related internship. I was elated to find SEP because it allowed me both and continues to challenge and engage me in various fields.”

Hobbies: Eating watermelon and taking online courses