Morgan Denno
Marketing and Communications Specialist

Welcoming UW Students to Synapse

A few months ago the Seattle Synapse office was contacted by the University of Washington Business Fraternity, Phi Chi Theta, hoping to coordinate an office tour and info session with the Synapse senior leadership team. Similar to Synapse, Phi Chi Theta is a small organization that feels like family, and each member wears many hats to make it successful. Each student brings a unique perspective to the group, reflective of their wide variety of educational backgrounds: engineering, marketing, journalism, business, and finance. Even though many of the students were in the midst of midterms, twelve students hopped on a bus and headed to the Synapse office in downtown Seattle.

Synapse gladly welcomed the students and organized some time for our Vice President of Finance, Jon Lyons, to answer general questions and speak with the group on finance, accounting, and employee recruitment. The students were curious about Jon’s background and time at Synapse, and came ready and eager to ask well thought out questions.

They are a very motivated bunch that were keen on gaining advice on their steps after graduation. One of the engineers in the audience already knew he wants to work for Synapse! They inquired about the Synapse internship program and enjoyed hearing about the hands-on experience interns receive with client projects.

The Synapse team loves to open our office doors to student groups, but especially to groups as engaged as this one. Please contact us if your group would like to stop by our offices!

UW Phi Chi Theta Students at Synapse
VP of Finance Jon Lyons with UW Phi Chi Theta Students

Oops! Something went wrong! Please try again!
CONTACT US

See what else is new...

July 27, 2021

Outsourcing Engineering: 7 Questions to Snag the Perfect Product Development Partner

Choosing the right engineering partner is not a simple task of rapid-fire Q&A to fill in a decision matrix. It’s about making a long-term match that will accelerate your product development process. Whether still in the stages of early development or seeking a course correction from the path already traveled, it’s imperative to ask the kinds of questions that will bring the right players to the game.

September 7, 2021

Data Resilience: How to Enable AI for the Real World

Delivering on AI’s potential starts with the data. Learn how to spot and address data quality challenges with this survey of the industry & research landscape on the role of data in machine learning-powered applications with real-world deployments.

See what else is new...

November 2, 2020

Synapse’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Evolution

Over the last six years, we’ve made an effort to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into the fabric of our organization. From the beginning, we’ve taken an iterative approach, revisiting our initiatives, processes, and policies to make improvements over time, multiple times. Now that we’ve made significant progress, we want to share insights that we hope will help you make positive change at your own organization.

October 9, 2018

It Takes All of Us Working Together to Solve Thorny Civic Problems

Puget Sound has its share of challenges—homelessness, traffic congestion, and affordable housing to name a few. But, an underlying issue is that we're not working together to find solutions. I'm active with the Washington Technology Industry Association's Ion program—a collaboration incubator that brings together tech, government, and not-for-profits to tackle community challenges. In this video report, I explore this important topic.

June 28, 2018

[Watch] Making Best Practices the Default with GitLab

GitLab was recently in the house for DevOps Stories Seattle, "a single day symposium dedicated to real-life DevOps transformation stories." Hosting the event here in our Seattle office was a great opportunity for us to cross-pollinate with other people and organizations that are using GitLab to solve their own challenges. Software Engineering Program Lead, Jason Haensly, joined in on the knowledge-sharing with a presentation describing how we use GitLab throughout the product development process, and why we think it's such a win.