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How Two Georgia Tech Students Came Up With The Common App For Internships

Students create their profile and can apply for several internships with one click. Currently, InternBlitz is available to students at Georgia Tech, but there are plans to add more campuses soon.
Nathan Dass (left), a computer science major, and Murtaza Bambot, an industrial engineering major, invented InternBlitz at Georgia Tech. Source: Rob Felt

I deeply sympathize with students looking for internships, especially now that I'm an intern at NPR. Gathering all the materials to apply is usually time-consuming and stressful. Indeed, the folder "Internships Summer 2016" on my laptop contains 23 different cover letters and 23 versions of my resume.

My efforts in filling applications out are nothing compared to Murtaza Bambot's. Last spring, the Georgia Tech senior applied for 125 internships — only to get three responses.

"I saw how broken

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