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Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter #58

January 19th, 2022

Department Announcements:

  *   Happy second week of the semester! We hope your day off was spent honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through service and remembrance.

  *   Tutoring for CS classes is available in person in the STEM Center (Sports Arena, 125 Decatur Street)

     *   Classes: CS 1010, 1301<>, 1302<>, 2510<>, 2720<>, 3210<>, 3220<>, 2301<>, 2302, 2320

     *   Login using student credentials at<>

     *   Schedule for CS and other STEM classes available here:<>

     *   There may be more hours added for in-person or online tutoring.

Job Announcements/Career Opportunities:

  *   Commonspirit Health is inviting students to apply for the 2022 ITD Summer Internship. Interns will acquire marketable technical and leadership skills within IT, develop a comprehensive understanding of a large integrated healthcare system, and foster organizational relationships to guide professional growth.

     *   Join Commonspirit Health for a virtual information session:

        *   Thursday, February 3rd at 11am PT. Register here<>.

        *   Thursday February 17th 1pm PT. Register here<>.

     *   Applications will be available on the CommonSpirit Health Careers Portal<> by searching “ITD Summer Internship”. All application materials are due by February 27th.

  *   University Career Services is hosting a virtual “Who What Wednesday<>” on Wednesday, February 26th from 2-4pm.

  *   The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking applicants for its 2022 High Performance Computing Summer Internship<>, a 10-week summer program where interns will perform research-level computational activities, and more. Deadline: Jan. 25

  *   LinkedIn is hiring Marketing and Communications Interns for Summer 2022. Learn more and apply here<>.

  *   The NIH HuBMAP Consortium is hiring for a virtual internship in biomedicine in Summer 2022. This virtual internship program provides a fantastic opportunity to build connections, add to your experience, and conduct vital research in the single cell community. Students must be part of an underrepresented group and/or disadvantaged (see NIH Criteria<>) to apply. Find out more and apply here<> by February 18, 2022.

  *   TechTogether's Atlanta Chapter is hosting a virtual hackathon from January 28-30th, 2022 for people of marginalized genders of all ages (See flyer<>). This is an amazing opportunity for students to network with companies like Microsoft and Capital One, explore different career paths in tech, and learn new coding skills. The event is also 100% free to attend.

     *   Register here<;;sdata=C7HvqRYf0L4IdtfQR44foOBZg8L%2BwB9yx9Ft1HwYvzE%3D&amp;reserved=0>

  *   The Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program <> Summer 2022 application is now open, a ten-week faculty mentored residential summer research program for undergraduates in biotechnology. Through this program, a diverse cohort of undergraduates will have the opportunity to work in laboratories of faculty across the Harvard campus. In addition to research, the Scholars will participate in a number of intellectual, pre-professional development, and social activities throughout the program. Apply by Tuesday, February 1st, 2022.

     *   Eligibility: current sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors who are U.S. Citizens, U.S. permanent residents, Students who’ve received DACA and who are authorized to work. Students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 out of 4.0 scale, with serious interest in biotechnology and biomedical research. Prior research experience is not required.

Student News:

  *   Girls++ ACM-W chapter will host their first event<> of the Spring 2022 semester on Thursday, January 27th at 3:00pm in 25 Park Place, Room #755. Everyone is welcome.

     *   Elections of new officers will take place there (self-nominations are welcome). More details to follow in the newsletter next week. Read more about officer positions and duties here<>.

        *   if you are interested in any officer position, please send a list in order of your preferences to Dr. Olga Glebova at [log in to unmask] with the subject "Officer for Girls++". This will allow us to get better organized to hold elections.

           *   All officer candidates should plan on giving a 2-3 minute pitch on their vision for Girls++ and why they would be a successful officer.

  *   Cybersecurity Club is hosting their first event of the semester Wednesday, January 26th from 4:15-5:15 in 25 Park Place, Room #755.

     *   The club will be going over their goals and planned projects for the semester along with opportunities to participate and grow the cybersecurity community at GSU. Come and meet your fellow students!

     *   If anyone is interested in a leadership position, they can reach out to one of the officers, Stephen, at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> for more information.

  *   Upcoming Hackathon events:

     *   Digital HQ Slackathon

        *   Build on Slack for your #DigitalHQ to make your work life simpler, more pleasant and more productive.

        *   PRIZES: $47,000 in prizes

        *   DEADLINE: February 01 at 5:00pm EST

        *   THEMES: Low/No Code, Productivity, Enterprise

        *   JOIN THE HACKATHON:<>

     *   AWS Disaster Response Hackathon

        *   Improve Disaster Response with Machine Learning

        *   PRIZES: $54,000 in prizes

        *   DEADLINE: February 07 at 5:00pm EST

        *   THEMES: Machine Learning/AI, Social Good

        *   JOIN THE HACKATHON:<>

     *   AWS Deep Learning Challenge

        *   Train a deep learning model on new Amazon EC2 DL1 instances powered by Habana Gaudi accelerators.

        *   PRIZES: $150,000 in prizes

        *   DEADLINE: February 14 at 5:00pm EST

        *   THEMES: DevOps, Machine Learning/AI, Open Ended

        *   JOIN THE HACKATHON:<>

     *   NEAR MetaBUILD Hackathon

        *   A better future requires a better foundation. Build apps capable of taking millions of users on journeys they’ve never been on before. Simple. Scalable. Secure.

        *   PRIZES: $1,000,000 in prizes

        *   DEADLINE: Feb 10, 2022 @ 2:00pm PST

        *   THEMES: Blockchain, Beginner Friendly

        *   JOIN THE HACKATHON:<>

     *   Flutter Challenge

        *   Show off your Flutter skills with some friendly competition!

        *   PRIZES: $50,000 in prizes

        *   DEADLINE: February 28 at 2:00pm PST

        *   THEMES: Design, Gaming, Web

        *   JOIN THE HACKATHON:<>

***If you would like your announcement to be included in future newsletters, please send your request to Ashlie Swanson at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>