My name is Uday Kiran Chaka and I am a Duke MBA’06 grad from the Fuqua School of Business.

Sentry ( is a smart home artificial intelligence (AI) startup focused on home security and is based out of San Francisco bay area/Silicon Valley. Sentry is building an AI assistant that detects and responds to intrusions automatically, making our homes smart and safe.

We’re hiring a Software Engineering intern to build out various software modules in our AI solution, including computer vision AI, sound processing AI, predictive data analysis, iOS/Android apps, and AWS cloud applications.
Students with an interest in AI, cloud, mobile apps are highly encouraged to apply. Experience with Python, TensorFlow, AWS, Linux. Any knowledge of home security industry, smart home/Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) products is a plus.

We hired more than 10 Duke interns over the past two years and they had a fantastic time at Sentry, building the company brand, driving product design, presenting at conferences, and pitching to investors. Hope you will join us too!

How to apply: Send an email to with subject: Internship. Please include a copy of your resume, LinkedIn profile link, work samples and a cover letter describing how this internship can be mutually beneficial.