Shane Hughes: Water Polo, Google, and Senior Year
Shane Hughes is a senior political science major and entrepreneurship minor. He plays on the men’s water polo team, is a Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Hackworth Fellow, and is an Embrace diversity training leader. Last summer, he interned at Google in Austin Texas, and he will be joining Visa full-time after graduation in a rotational program.
In this conversation, we discuss Shane’s journey through college, what he learned from his internships, his business ideas, and what’s special about senior year.
4:35 – How did Shane decide what activities and interests to pursue in college?
5:50 – What business ideas Shane would pursue if he got funding?
10:05 – Shane’s first internship experiences
12:30 – Shane’s internship at Google
14:50 – How working at Google informed how Shane is thinking about his career
16:50 – Shane and Gavin share their takes on what makes senior year unique
18:55 – Shane’s answers to the final 4 questions