Corporate Culture: Common Intern Struggles Working in Software Engineering; The Acceleration of Technology and its Impact on the Technology Workforce

Fu, Andrew, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia
Elliott, Travis, EN-Engineering and Society, University of Virginia
Morrison, Briana, EN-Comp Science Dept, University of Virginia

The following STS research paper and technical paper discuss the current state of the software development industry and are tightly coupled. The STS research paper explores external factors, such as social, economic, and technological factors that impact the future of software development and the effects on workers. It details how the current growth of technology negatively impacts workers in the technology industry and ways to resolve this problem. On the other hand, the technical paper discusses a personal experience during an internship in software development and describes personal success along with advice for others.

BS (Bachelor of Science)
software development, Actor-Network Theory, internship, technology, work culture

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Technical Advisor: Briana Morrison
STS Advisor: Travis Elliott
Technical Team Members: Andrew Fu

Issued Date: