Sampson Gu

Summer Spent Learning and Experimenting

Though my decision of where to spend my 2014 summer may not carry the same drama or headlines as Lebron’s summer decision, my experiences this summer would undoubtedly influence my pursuits after college. My priority was to find an internship program with supportive mentors and a company with an engineering backbone. In these aspects, Wealthfront […]

August 22, 2014

Satyajeet Pal

Learning from Leaders

As a student looking for internships, two points that mattered most to me were finding a place with great mentors and finding a place where I could build strong relationships. Two months into my internship at Wealthfront, I’ve looked back to evaluate whether I achieved my goals. To me, the most beneficial aspect of the […]

August 21, 2014

Rija Javed

Pushing a Feature On My First Day

  One of my main reasons for joining Wealthfront was its engineering culture. After meeting the team as well as perusing the engineering blogs, I was excited to start working here. So how did the first day fare? Well I was setup with all of the major projects, finished work on a small feature for […]

October 04, 2013
Kevin Peterson
Kevin Peterson

Taco Friday

Catered lunch? Too easy. Ten foot six inch taco truck under a ten foot five inch roof? Challenge accepted.

February 10, 2012

John Hitchings

Write Internal Tools: Business in the Front, Party in the Back

If you find yourself fortunate to work for a company that values your time as a commodity too precious for repetitive and boring tasks (see #6 of wealthfront’s values), then your team will hopefully dedicate significant time not only on the great features you offer your customers, but also on developing the tools that help […]

February 14, 2011

Pascal-Louis Perez

Why Culture is Key

Typically, entrepreneurs seek three things: changing the world, financial success and creating a unique organization that will last for decades. The opportunity to shape a company’s culture, values and treatment of its customers is one of the most exciting elements of joining a startup early. When I decided to join Wealthfront in 2007, I saw […]

February 02, 2011