I am SUPER grateful that I was able to get an offer from my dream company amongst the pandemic. 2020 was full of uncertainties and stressful recruitment but despite that, I made through it and so can you!

During my first year of college, I hadn’t even heard of Goldman Sachs. I was first introduced to this Wall Street Firm through an informational webinar in my 3rd year of college. I was amazed by the culture, values, and people at GS. Since then, I did A LOT of research on the company itself and the employment opportunities that they offer…

I am a fellow at the first ever cohort of the 5 Week Aspiring Product Manager (APM) Program organized by Lisa Huang-North. We are a team of 50 talented individuals who want to sharpen their product skills. In this program, we gain hands-on experience by diving deep into various product aspects such as product management, value proposition, MVP, KPIs, and much more!

As a part of our first week’s project on Product Discovery, my team and I did a case study on Instacart.

Instacart is an American company that operates a grocery delivery and pick-up service in the United States and Canada.”

Have a look at the slides below:

Let me know what are your thoughts and suggestions!

Last week I attended the ACM Richard Tapia Conference virtually. This conference aims to promote diversity in computing by connecting students, researchers, professionals, and technology enthusiasts to opportunities in industry or higher education. There are several informative sessions to attend and a career fair where you can learn about companies and universities.

I would like to discuss my key takeaways from two of the user experience related panels at the conference.

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Designing Customer-focused Products (Dropbox hosted)

In this session, Timothy Young, the SVP & GM at Dropbox Products, shared some insights on how to build impactful products while keeping the…

What is the ABCS program?

The Facebook Above and Beyond Computer Science (ABCS) program is a 10-week workshop series with FB engineers from around the US. These workshops are designed to help students prepare for the technical interviews in industry. The series focuses on both soft and technical skills required to ace an interview.

I virtually participated in this program during the summer of 2020. Below is the compilation of my thoughts and experiences that might help the future applicants!

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Application tips

The application focuses on three aspects; your interest in the program, your passion for the STEM community, and…

Noor Fatima

software engineer @GoldmanSachs | cs + psychology @HaverfordCollege’21

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