Our Internship Program is not only focused in developing engineering skills, there are plenty of options, including Marketing and Sales. María Alejandra (she prefers going by Mariale) is one of those interns, she joined the Program on June 2020 and has done a great work with the Growth Unit.
She is passionate about traveling, learning about cultures, volunteering, and not only teaching and communicating to the people around her but learning from each of them.
I asked her a few questions, what does she have to say?
How would you describe yourself?
I am a very cheerful, creative, and outgoing person. I love to meet new people and also new cultures. I do not give up easily and love to share my own experiences in order to help others.
How do you enjoy your free time?
Hanging out with my friends, watching Netflix, and working out.
Best series you have ever watched?
- How to Get Away With Murder
- Gossip Girl
- The Bold Type
- How I Met Your Mother
- Casa de Papeld
Mountain or Beach?
Beach all the way
Do you practice any sports (adventure, extreme, endurance)?
I’ve been playing tennis for more than 15 years.
What kind of music do you like?
Pop, Latin, and Indie
What are your top 5 books of all the time?
- Catcher in the Rye
- Emociones Tóxicas
- You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
- Woman at Point Zero
- Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
What are your top 5 movies of all the time?
- Good Will Hunting
- How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower
- The Avengers Endgame
- La La Land
What is the most exciting part of being a Marketing Intern?
What I am most excited about is that I will be able to use all the tools I have learn in the past few years and put them to use in the real world and at the same time learn from others.
Which is the best part of being part of the 4Geeks team?
I love the culture of the company. The team is so lovely, welcoming, and is always there to help you out. All the team members want everyone to succeed and feel part of the 4Geeks team.
What are your goals for this year?
Well, this has been a crazy year. All my initial plans for the year change completely. But I am trying to look for the bright side of things and focus on other goals that before I thought I “didn’t have the time”. I am taking the time to learn more outside my classes and grow in my career professionally as I graduate next year and also focusing on growing in self-care and confidence.
Founded in 2016 by Allan Porras, 4Geeks is a global software engineering and data-driven growth marketing firm, focused on 10x ROI for Fortune 500, Global 2000 and fast-growing SMB around the world. 4Geeks serves in multiples industries including eCommerce, Retail, Healthtech, Banking & Fintech, Startups & B2B SaaS, Marketing and Real Estate.