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My Internship Goals for HNGi8

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Damola Kolapo
·Aug 16, 2021·

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My Internship Goals for HNGi8

I am Kolapo Damola Usman, A student of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Mechanical Engineering department.

An IT and Cryptocurrency enthusiast, I am a front-end developer.

Here are some of the technologies I hope to get better at during the course of this internship HTML, CSS, Javascript, SASS, React, NextJs, Gatsby, GraphQL Some beginner tutorials on some tools and program that is useful for Designers and Developer


Figma is a collaborative interface design tool. Figma simplifies the design process and is more effective than other design programs at helping designers and teams work together efficiently.

Here is a beginner tutorial showing how to get started with Figma


Git is the most widely used modern version control system in the world. Git is a mature, actively maintained open source project originally developed in 2005 by Linus Torvalds.

This tutorial shows how to get started using GIT and Github


HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the most basic building block of the Web. It defines the meaning and structure of web content. Other technologies besides HTML are generally used to describe a web page's appearance/presentation (CSS) or functionality/behavior (JavaScript).

Here is a beginner tutorial on HTML


JavaScript ("JS" for short) is a full-fledged dynamic programming language that can add interactivity to a website. It was invented by Brendan Eich.

JavaScript is relatively compact, yet very flexible. Developers have written a variety of tools on top of the core JavaScript language, unlocking a vast amount of functionality with minimum effort.

Here is a beginner tutorial on Javascript

My Goals for the Internship

  • Goal 1: To develop an understanding of the responsibilities and working with development team within the first five weeks of my internship.

  • Goal 2: Apply my coding skills; use programs/tools I’ve learned so far to build real-life projects and also build more projects for my portfolio

  • Goal 3: Learn styles and formats of professional team meetings and observe and gather tips on meeting styles; participate in the conversation; maybe lead a meeting

By the end of the internship, I hope to have:

  • Linked academic theory, boot-camps and Tutorials to practice in Front-end development;

  • Apply my knowledge, skills, and experience to a work environment;

  • Acquired new learning through challenging and meaningful activities;

  • Demonstrated professional skills in the workplace;

  • Built and maintained positive professional relationships;

  • Demonstrated awareness of community and organizational issues;

  • Identified, clarified, and confirmed professional direction as it relates to my future career path;

  • Developed self-understanding, self-discipline, maturity, and confidence;

  • Developed strong networking relationships.

Hoping that my internship at HNGi8 proves to be a huge success and, I am able to achieve each goal I have set for myself and also get an HNG finalist shirt.

To enroll for the internship, here is a link to Sign up for HNG Internship 8 Operated by Zuri in partnership with Ingressive for Good.