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Meet the Riverbed Summer Interns, Part 8

Posted by riverbedtest on August 15, 2011

We'd like to thank our intern Emily Pyne for putting together these Intern Introductions all summer.  This will be the last of these, as Emily's internship has ended.  Thank you to Emily and to all of the interns who participated in this project.

Rohan Naik

Department: Stock Administration

Age: 19

School: UC San Diego–Political Science/Economics major

Interests/hobbies: watching sports (go Niners/Dubs/Giants), playing baseball, writing, social work for my fraternity (Kappa Sigma)

Have you interned at Riverbed before?

This is my first time interning at Riverbed. As this internship is nearing its end, I can confidently say this was one of the best environments I’ve had the privilege of working at. All of the employees here, from our own managers to employees outside our department, have been very welcoming and open to lending a helping hand. Riverbed is truly a great company with great people.

What projects are you working on?

This summer I have worked on several different projects. I’ve updated trading plans and their respective grants for senior members of the company, worked on an international compliance project, updated employee stock information, worked with a program called Equity Edge that manages employee’s stock. 

What have you learned at your time at Riverbed?

This has already has been an incredible learning experience. Working in the stock department for a public company that trades on the NASDAQ has allowed me to be exposed to the various logistics that go into managing stock for domestic employees and also the different regulations that are in place for international employees. I’ve also found a potential career path as my manager has been teaching me about the CEP, an option that is definitely appealing to me.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

In 5 years I’ll be 24, graduated from college, and hopefully holding a steady job. I’ve always wanted to get my MBA but that is probably something I would want to get after working for a few years post-graduation. But since it’s summer time I really see myself living it up on an island like Ibiza, sipping on a pina colada and enjoying life to its fullest.  

 


Ryan Lundquist

Department at Riverbed: Corporate sales – Business development

Age: 20

School: Ohlone college

Interests/hobbies: Guitar, gym, surfing, outdoors, camping, partying, I’m an excellent pool player after these 8 weeks at riverbed J

Have you interned at Riverbed before? 

This is my first summer here at Riverbed.   It was a great experience, it’s a wonderful place to work!

What projects are you working on?

I’ve been doing countless projects, updating accounts in salesforce, cleaning up excel documents containing different  customer groups, adding information to customer groups where information was limited, as well as calling into Cash for RMA accounts trying to set up meetings.

What are you hoping to learn/ have you learned at your time at riverbed this summer?

 I’ve learned that working in an office environment is not so bad at all.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Working. At a company. Making money.

 

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