Posts by Doris Tong

  • It’s become tradition for each intern class at LinkedIn to put on a surprise performance during one of our bi-weekly All-Hands meetings. In 2010 our interns kicked off the now tradition with a rap. In 2011 they said sorry for party rocking by interrupting our CEO with a flash mob dance. In 2012 the interns set the world on fire with a one of kind rendition of We Are Young. And this year things went global, with our interns kicking off a 3-minute choreographed song-and-dance medley…

  • Doris Tong

    It’s with pride, amazement and excitement that we enter LinkedIn’s fourth internship year.  Just over three years ago, we launched our first formal internship program at our Mountain View headquarters. With grassroots efforts and sheer determination, we worked day and night to hire 45 brilliant interns within four months for our engineering and data science teams. Interns Gone Global The interns’ arrival infused energy across our company that blew us all away. They arrived…

  • Doris Tong

    LinkedIn wrapped up another phenomenal summer intern program! As we head into our 3rd intern season, it seems like just yesterday when we first launched LinkedIn’s first intern program back in 2010.  It’s been our privilege to work with these very talented students each summer. Their energy and enthusiasm is infectious (see Intern Flash Mob), their contributions enormous. From Aki Maeda’s help with the homepage redesign, to Azarias Reda’s project of making search…