Naledi (Intern Developer)
“As a developer, when looking for a position, you tend to search for something that suits your language-specific strengths. A school may seem the least appropriate place to find this and it is. However, working at SPARK Schools exposed me to a completely different environment that I had not yet encountered as a developer. It was a learning experience that I did not expect, but I’m glad that I took the opportunity. The learning curve allowed me to balance my strengths in understanding coding with the opportunity to learn new skills along the way that were required for day-to-day, ‘business as usual’ tasks.
The SPARK environment is like none other; although they are no longer a startup, their culture still remains as such. The Systems team, especially, were a vital support structure for my duration at SPARK