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Nextech Welcomes Summer 2024 Interns

By: Hannah Celian | June 13th, 2024

Nextech Welcomes Summer 2024 Interns Blog Feature

With the new season comes a wave of fresh talent as a new cohort of interns joins the Nextech team. These individuals bring a fresh perspective, innovative ideas, and a passion for learning that will undoubtedly contribute to the success of our organization.

Nextech's internship program, now in its 11th year, continues to uphold its original mission of offering enriching opportunities for the growth and development of the next generation of leaders. By providing hands-on experience, mentorship, and valuable networking opportunities, we aim to help our interns achieve their full potential not only as skilled professionals but also well-rounded people with a passion for making a positive impact in the world.

During the program, interns immerse themselves in the realm of healthcare software through various avenues, collaborating with team members throughout the organization to execute projects that drive the growth of our business and delight our clients. They gain true insight into how our solution benefits specialty care providers, and they seamlessly integrate as vital members of our team. 

We are ecstatic to have them aboard and looking forward to all the amazing work they will continue to do. Get to know each of our six stellar interns below!

Connor Kennedy-1Connor Kennedy

Connor works with the Software Engineering team, specifically with the Practice+ Development team. Before Nextech, he worked in fintech at Clearwater Analytics in Boise, Idaho, doing investment account reconciliation. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer science at Oregon State University. 

Connor enjoys traveling (having recently visited Montenegro), white-water rafting, cooking, playing music, and reading. He also plans on learning tennis this summer. 

His favorite quote hails from Sheriff Bell in Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel, No Country for Old Men: “In the dream I knew that [my father] was goin on ahead and that he was fixin to make a fire somewhere out there in all that dark and all that cold and I knew that whenever I got there he would be there. And then I woke up.”

Hannah CelianHannah Celian

Hannah works with the Marketing team, specifically in the Creative Services team. Before Nextech, she worked at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County as a communications intern. She recently graduated with her bachelor's degree in communications, psychology, and music industry from the University of Miami.

Hannah plays the violin, guitar, is classically trained in voice, and is currently learning how to play the kalimba. One of her most memorable experiences is performing at Carnegie Hall in New York with her high school orchestra in 2019.

Her favorite quote is from the Bible, Hebrews 11:1 NIV: "Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see."

Hannah ChuHannah Chu

Hannah works with the Professional Services team. Prior to Nextech, she founded a sustainability-based startup while enrolled in Dulles High School. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in management information systems at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Hannah describes herself as a huge foodie who loves to try or cook new cuisines and dishes.
One of her favorite activities is playing spikeball with friends and she hopes to learn how to crochet over the summer.

Her favorite quote reflects her desire to be present in everything she does: "Live in the now."

Matthew LevinMatthew Levin

Matthew works with the Practice+ Development team, specifically in the Fellowship team. This is his second internship with Nextech, previously working as a quality assurance automation intern. He  is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer science at Loyola University, New Orleans.

Matthew is an Eagle Scout and a dedicated supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. He is an avid backpacker/outdoorsman, a self-proclaimed "computer geek" who loves programming (his favorite languages are C#, python, and GO), and a fan of Formula 1 Racing, as he is rooting for team McLaren.

His favorite quote is from Danish professional racer and programmer David Heinemeier Hansson: "Nobody is an overnight success. Most overnight successes you see have been working at it for ten years."

Melissa WoodsMelissa

Melissa works with the Product Management team. Before Nextech, she worked with companies like Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the Peabody Essex Museum. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in human factors in information design at Bentley University. 

Melissa was born in Singapore and raised in Hawaii. She originally had an academic background in fine art and currently runs her own sustainable fashion business, Trued Apparel, alongside her other endeavors. 

Her favorite quote stems from Captain James T. Kirk of the Star Trek franchise: "Gentlemen, we're debating in a vacuum. Let's go out and get some answers."

ZariaZaria Cromartie

Zaria works with the People & Culture team. Before Nextech, she served as a research intern for Liqardonay's LOVE Lessons. She is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology at Clark Atlanta University.

Zaria enjoys painting, drawing, and is an enthusiastic reader who is always eager to dive into new books. Looking ahead, she has a strong ambition to launch her own nonprofit organization, with the goal of making a significant difference in her communities and championing the causes she is passionate about.

Her favorite quote is from novelist Toni Morrison: "Make a difference about something other than yourselves."

 

At Nextech, our internship program is designed to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for participants to gain worthwhile, real-world experience and make meaningful contributions to our operations. We recruit interns for various departments and offer informative sessions to help them understand how different teams collaborate within our organization.

To learn more about our team and career opportunities, head over to our careers page»