Coppell, TX- July 26, 2023 – This summer, Sagent established its first-ever, competitive Internship Program in three disciplines: IT (Information Technology), Supply Chain Management/Engineering, and Accounting & Finance. Designed to prepare these future leaders in their fields, the inaugural program featured a curriculum of hands-on experience alongside Sagent’s industry experts, as well as face-to-face mentoring opportunities with senior corporate leadership. The projects Sagent interns tackled ranged from conducting manufacturing time studies and high-tech patent drawing reviews to developing business development deal sheets and writing code.
“Not only do interns gain valuable experience, their contributions are put into action and their efforts actually make a difference at Sagent,” said the CEO, Bill Tart. “In this competitive internship, we assigned responsibility and authority, just like the real world will do. With that charge, they have definitely exceeded our expectations.”
Sagent’s 2023 interns were selected from 213 highly competitive candidates and numerous screening interviews. The company focused on selecting talented candidates who demonstrated the highest potential for leading in the future. The summer graduating class of 2023, which began in May and ends in August was comprised of Neha Parbate (IT Developer Intern), Shaan Desai, (Finance Intern), and Sydney Kindsvater (Supply Chain Management/Engineering Intern).
When asked about their internship experience, Sydney said, “I am very glad I took this Internship here in Texas this summer, despite the insane heat I loved my time at Sagent. I had a great boss and coworkers and appreciated the fact even as an intern, I was given a range of important and enjoyable work for the company and made an impact.” Fellow intern Shaan spoke on his Sagent journey stating, “This internship has been an incredible experience. The unwavering kindness and invaluable support from everyone involved has fostered an environment where I could thrive, flourish, and make significant strides along this transformative journey.” Neha added, “My IT Developer internship this summer was an amazing journey of growth. I tackled real coding challenges, collaborated with talented professionals, and deepened my technical skills. I’m grateful for the opportunity and excited for what’s next!”
In 2023, Sagent doubled-down on its efforts to provide opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders. Through the Texas Internship Challenge, the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program, and in the near future, local technical school apprenticeships, Sagent’s engagement with the local workforce will deliver experience/knowledge benefits to the community, while at the same time providing Sagent with insights and exposure to the next generation of employees.
As these three interns return to their studies this fall, the whole Sagent family is thankful for the difference they have made here, and even more importantly, the difference they will make in their future endeavors. Congratulations Intern Class of 2023.
The next application period for Sagent Internships will open in Spring of 2024.