Mar 7, 2022
Henry Quillin is a high school senior interested in software development, entrepreneurship, and blockchain/crypto. He has completed several internships and other contracts and recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He always has several software projects going including ProjectNEWM, an attempt to decentralize the music industry, and when not buried in VSCode or books, he enjoys weightlifting, cooking, and listening to podcasts. You can check out his website at henry quillin.me.
Topics of Discussion:
[2:39] Henry talks about becoming interested in software development and programming as early as 4th grade. While his friends were playing video games, he was creating them.
[5:00] Henry discusses his first shadowing experience that ended up turning into a paid internship at Jackson & Ryan Architects.
[10:10] What was it like for Henry to see the development process from a bird’s eye view during his first paid internship in tech at a startup called Original Nations?
[10:47] How did Henry get into Clear Measure?
[12:18] Henry talks about the huge community in programming that wants to help and how they have connected him with different opportunities.
[12:55] What is projectNEWM? How is it like a decentralized Spotify?
[16:51] Henry has some sound advice for fellow young adults his age looking to get into the programming industry, and what he feels the benefits of internships are.
[27:06] What is the value that Henry sees in college, and which schools are his top choices?
[29:05] Henry feels that if you want to become a developer, just really try and get some experience.
Mentioned in this Episode:
Architect Tips — New video podcast!
Clear Measure (Sponsor)
.NET DevOps for Azure: A Developer’s Guide to DevOps Architecture the Right Way, by Jeffrey Palermo — Available on Amazon!
Jeffrey Palermo’s Twitter — Follow to stay informed about future events!
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