Portrait of Ben Borgers

Hi! I’m Ben Borgers.

I’m a sophomore at Tufts University studying computer science.

Work Experience

  • Software developer at Markit, creating tools for event promoters.

    Fall 2022 - present

  • Internship at Luma and Glow working on web apps and their Chrome extension.

    Summer 2022

  • Freelance development in Vue for Buttondown, an email newsletter provider.

    Summer 2021 - present

  • Website for Upham Design, a creative collective run by a family friend.

    Fall 2021 - present

  • Wrote code that powered TV graphics for STU National Championships, a Brazilian skateboarding championship.

    Winter 2021

  • Developed a course registration and management app in Laravel for Diyi, an online school based in the Boston area.

    Summer 2020

  • Interned at IBM Security for two summers, working on a new security offering for enterprise.

    Summer 2019, Summer 2020

  • Full-stack development using React and Node.js for Rep.ly.

    Summer 2020

Personal Projects

  • As an experiment, I wrote daily blog posts for 180 days.

  • Bagel Institute, an app that my dad has used to teach math classes at Tufts University for two years.

  • War Room, a social to-do list app that my friends and I (and 150+ other college students) use.

  • Bite, a site where my girlfriend and I review restaurants and things to do.

  • opensheet, an open-source hosted Google Sheets API that receives about 15 million hits/month. I’ve also written a blog post on how to use it.

  • tmrw, a calendar-based to-do list app.

  • Vault, a password manager.

  • Blocks, a schedule app I built for my high school which was used by over 2,000 students and teachers.

    2019 - 2021

  • Cornflakes, a simple and privacy-focused email newsletter SaaS.

  • emojicdn, an API for getting PNG images of emojis.