Job description: Student intern for software development for connected vehicles
Company: AVL List GmbH
Internship period: 1/03/2019 – 31/05/2019
What I do:
Develop an interface between an environment simulation program and a PC using Java and C/C++
Control a modem using Java SDK (software development kit) for Wi-Fi transmission of vehicle data (ITS-G5)
Implement a web application for displaying dynamic vehicles on a map – Open Street Map
Why I enjoy my internship:
I have a high level of freedom in implementing my duties and I have great colleagues. I also learned lots of new details which are not necessarily part of the Bachelor’s course.
What I learned:
My biggest success:
Everything I wanted to achieve has worked out pretty well so far.
How I secured the internship:
I sent an unsolicited application for a mandatory internship to AVL and was offered a place.
What I want to do in the future:
After graduation, I definitely want to work in the field of software development, and especially embedded software development. Before that, I intend to complete a Master’s degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering at FH JOANNEUM Kapfenberg and maybe work part-time while studying. I have not yet decided what direction my career will then take in the future.