5 Things I Learned During My Internship at Ancestry

Posted by Camille Penrod on October 13, 2015 in Inside our Offices, Interns

I worked at Ancestry for three months during the summer of 2015 in an internship capacity before pursuing my MBA.  Now that two months have passed since my departure, I can speak from the perspective of a memorable experience as well as speak safely outside any walls of obligation.  I have a good friend applying for an… Read more

Genesys Works visits Ancestry

Posted by Ryan Day on September 4, 2015 in Inside our Offices, Interns, IT

Recently Ancestry employees in San Francisco volunteered to help Genesys Works, a local nonprofit. Their mission is simple: to change the life trajectory of underprivileged high school students by enabling them to work in meaningful internships, at major corporations, during their senior year in high school. The organization has partnered with JPMorgan, Accenture, Salesforce, PG&E… Read more

Ancestry Intern Day: Networking, Food and Fun

Posted by Camille Penrod on August 13, 2015 in Inside our Offices, Interns

Last week, Ancestry interns from the Provo office gathered to participate in this summer’s Ancestry Intern Day. This day of food, networking, presentations and zip lining celebrated the program and our talented interns. During the intern day, a sampling of interns from different teams presented their favorite projects to Ancestry leadership and their peers. Ancestry… Read more

My Experience as an Intern at Ancestry.com

Posted by Bailey Stewart on March 10, 2014 in Interns

I started my internship on the Front End Development team at Ancestry.com in May of 2013, and during the past 10 months I have developed skills and capabilities that I never dreamed of. Below are a few insights I have gained throughout my experience on how  to make an internship successful. Accept Criticism Before I… Read more

Ancestry.com Great Summer Experience for San Francisco Interns

Posted by Alex Greenspan on August 14, 2013 in ASP.NET, C#, Interns

Picture: May 2013. Fog ever-present on the San Francisco skyline. College students sweating through their finals. And then, a light in the distance. Green, like the light hovering out past Gatsby’s dock. But this green is actually the Ancestry.com leaf, representing the new family that awaits four eager UC Berkeley students once they embark on… Read more