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Career/Interactive Student: Saeeda Ullah

February 5, 2015 by

Hello, I am Saeeda Ullah and I am a junior at Democracy Prep Charter High School.

Three adjective describing yourself.

I would describe myself as determined, adventurous, yet timid at times. I consider myself determined because when I set my mind to do something, I am willing to overcome any obstacle that I may encounter. For example, I didn’t know anything about coding but I thought I should try it and now I enjoy coding because it’s really fun and cool. An experience where I presented my determination and adventurous attributes is when my friend and I decided to make a petition in my school to create a girls’ soccer team.  We were surprised to see our success and how many girls were interested in playing soccer.

Why should a company hire you? 

A company should hire me because I am an independent and dependable person. Although I may be shy at times, I have no problem asking others for help when needed for either some assistance or help with a problem.

What do you plan on studying in college?  (How can you use coding while doing that job?)

I’m not really sure what I want to study in college.  I have an interest in photography, so I would love to use coding to design a website in order to present and edit my photos to potential customers. I know that I will use coding in whatever field I end up going into.

Share an experience from using HTML, CSS, or JavaScript? What excites or interests you about coding?

I find it interesting how a series of codes could create something that would seem complicated such as a website or a graphic. When we were making shapes and other animations using JavaScript, I found it cool how I had the power to create and command something unique with my coding skills.

Discuss your achievements, dreams, hopes and goals.

One of my wildest dreams would be to become a viral YouTube videographer. Not many people are actually interested in the job and so when I started watching YouTube in 2009 I immediately felt a pull towards making videos. I started making videos last summer but was unable to make more videos. I also didn’t plan very well because I thought it would be simple. Now I make scripts for every video idea I have and I’m beginning to make more videos again. Although I’m not yet a huge video maker like the people I look up to, I am hoping that one day I will be able to meet the people who have inspired me and caused me to realize this hobby that I enjoy.

What do you hope to gain in Career/Interactive internship?

I hope to gain more knowledge on how to code so that I don’t feel as confused as I am. I would like to improve my coding skills so I may feel more confident when writing codes. Also, I would like to see if I should plan on majoring on computer science in college by learning more coding and its career field.


 

If you would like to help Saeeda Ullah and her C/I’s classmates learn more coding and get an internship, contact us at [email protected] or fill out the ‘Host’ form on the Career/Interactive page of our website.

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