Iowa State University, Ames

About This Location

Maverick Software Consulting's Iowa State University office was opened in the fall of 2008. The Ames office currently employers 22 students who work on projects involving software development and testing.

Recruited Majors
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Management Information Systems
Maverick Software Consulting

137 Lynn Ave, Suite 108
Ames, IA, 50014

Type of Work

Build A Solid Foundation

Students at this location gain in-depth experience consisting of:

Professional Skills:

Students strengthen interpersonal skills by meeting with project leads to discuss progress, issues and other questions. Using email and chat applications with coaches and mentors to aid in troubleshooting issues related to development, testing, and project environment increases productivity, communication skills as well as improving working independently

Problem Solving:

Expand on their problem sovling and critical thinking skills by debugging failures, analyzing/designing regression test scenarios and writing test scripts

Agile Methodology:

Students participate in an agile development process including daily scrums, regular standups, planning and iteration retrospective meetings and interface functionality demonstrations.

Enterprise Level Development Environment:

Students implement and expand on the knowledge gained in classes by creating and maintaining code bases for large scale development and quality assurance teams. Working in a variety of languages and technologies including: Java, C#, Ruby, JavaScript, SQL, XML, regex, Selenium, TFS, and Git.

Number of students currently enrolled in recruited majors

Number of students employed by Maverick at ISU since inception

Percentage of graduates that obtained full-time jobs

Employer Testimonials
Simple, Easy, Perfect. Says Ken Heckmann of the Maverick Program!
Client Testimonial Series Featuring Ken Heckmann, Senior Manager of Engineering at Symantec
Intern Profile
Maverik Student at University of MN-Twin Cities
  • Name: Madison Hennig
  • Degree Program: Computer Science
  • Planned Graduation Year Graduate, working at Medtronic
Madison's Picture