Silicon Valley's High-Paid High School Interns

Companies such as Facebook recruit high schoolers to fill positions in their intern programs
Courtesy Michael Sayman (2)

After Facebook recruited Michael Sayman last November, it didn’t mess around—it flew him out from Miami to meet Mark Zuckerberg. The chief executive talked to Sayman about 4 Snaps, the mobile game he built using Facebook’s development tools that has attracted more than 500,000 players. Sayman’s mom, Cristina, came with him, because he was still in high school. “When I got the e-mail saying—oh my God—Mark Zuckerberg wants to meet you, I had to make sure nobody was playing a prank on me,” the young coder says.

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