Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at Lyft? What a remote internship looks like? I’ve been getting lots of questions, and I’m here to share my experiences from my Lyft summer 2020 internship.

This summer, I had the opportunity to complete an 8-week internship at Lyft. Towards the end of my internship, I spoke on the Intern AMA webinar to share about my experience with ~250 prospective interns. Alongside 3 other Lyfterns (Lyft interns!), we covered topics such as company culture, application process, mentorship, and more.


How do you display a nested list on Android? That sounds simple. After all, it’s just one button in Microsoft Word right? It’s a little bit more than that. It turned out that implementing a nested list on Android requires using low-level string rendering manipulation.

During my summer internship at Shopify, I rewrote their HTML to Android TextView parser. My goals were to address concerns such as inconsistent appearances across different API levels and the absence of padding in front of lists. When I was researching online, I found a helpful blog on how to do this for unordered (bulleted)…


Daphne Liu is a third year Computer Science student at the University of British Columbia. She spent 4 months at Hootsuite as a Software Developer co-op on the Apps & API team.

I joined the Apps & API team at Hootsuite as a Software Developer Co-op in January 2019. Hootsuite is a fast-growing social media management company with around 1,500 employees worldwide. Our users, ranging from individuals to HBO and Obama Administration, use the Hootsuite Dashboard to manage their online brands and different social media accounts, all in a single view. My team handles the back-end APIs for the Hootsuite…

Daphne Liu

CS @ UBC | Intern @ Lyft, Yelp, Shopify | daphneliu.com | www.linkedin.com/in/daphliu/

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