Meet the Houston Exponential Team: Intern, Claire Gorman

The Houston tech scene is constantly evolving, and so is the Houston Exponential team. That’s why we’re excited to feature HX intern Claire Gorman.

During her time at Houston Exponential, Claire worked to provide crucial operations and events support and went above and beyond the internship scope with additional project planning and strategy.

In her own words:
“I helped update the website, update contact lists and information, write blog posts, and work on scheduling. I also attended lots of awesome #HouTech events with the team! The thing I enjoyed most was getting to spend time with all of the amazing people on staff and interact with various Startup Development Organizations (SDOs) and ecosystem stakeholders.”

More fast facts about Claire.

Unique talent or hobby:
I’m in an a capella group at school.

Favorite local restaurant:
Not exactly local, but Raising Cane’s.

Favorite Houston sports team:

I have a rabbit named Twix.

Favorite quote:
“One sees clearly only with the heart—that which is essential is invisible to the eye.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince

Something you’re passionate about:
Raising Cane’s

One thing most people don’t know about you:
I’m a huge fan of Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes (not just the new TV series but all of the written stories and TV versions).

What would you tell other students considering an HX internship?
The people and experience are amazing, and I really enjoyed every day of my three months here.

What is your school/degree program?
Johns Hopkins – Medicine, Science, and the Humanities & French Majors

What’s your next endeavor?
Graduation and then a job!