Georgian student recruited as an intern at Facebook’s head office
06 December, 2017
Georgian student recruited as an intern at Facebook’s head office
The Facebook Company has chosen a student from Georgia, Luka Lomadze, out of 250,000 applicants for an internship at the head office. Luka is on the list of 300 lucky students who will spend summer in Silicon Valley.

As reported, Luka  will work to develop the company's software. Luka is a third-year student of the Computer Engineering Department of the State University of San Diego in Tbilisi. In 2017, under the exchange program, Luka went to San Diego, where he
took part in the selection of trainees for the Facebook and passed two stages of the interview.

"Back at school, when I was in the fifth grade, I wrote my first code and decided that I would become a programmer. Since then, I worked in many projects, many of them still exist. For many years I dreamed of getting into Facebook. I was sure that sooner or later I would definitely achieve my goal", Luka Lomadze recalls and says that he will have a chance to meet Mrak Zukerberg together with other interns in person as well.

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Annually 250 000 applications are received in the software development section of Facebook out of which only 0.132 percent of applicants are selected for the internship according to the statistics. Consequently it is considered one of the hardly achievable successes in the world.

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Luka Lomtadze at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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