Hello CSc,

Quick question. The organization, "Girls who code", is it only for girls? I was looking for a computer science club to join.


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Subject: [CSC_Undergrad] Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter

Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter #49

September 22nd, 2021

Department Announcements:

  • Happy first day of Fall! As the first tests and quizzes of the semester roll around, don’t forget to take some time to do something for yourself, too!

  • The Department of Computer Science offers free tutoring for the following core 1000-, 2000-, and 3000-level courses:

    • CSC 1301 (Principles of Computer Science I)

CSC 1302 (Principles of Computer Science II)

CSC 2510 (Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science)

CSC 2720 (Data Structures)

CSC 3210 (Computer Organization and Programming)

CSC 3320 (System-Level Programming)

  • Tutoring services are offered in both online and in-person modes. Tutoring services are available 7 days a week, including weekends. More details about how to access the service as well as schedule can be found at https://cstutoring.cs.gsu.edu/ .

Job Announcements/Career Opportunities

  • Statefarm is hiring summer IT interns! (See Flyer)

  • University Career Services is hosting a career and internship fair! (See flyer)

    • When: Thursday, October 7th 12:30pm - 4pm

    • Where: Student Center East Ballroom

  • Accenture is offering a Technology Development Program to students interested in a career in Tech Consulting! (See flyer) Be mentored by a community of experts already in the field, complete challenges that simulate what a real Accenture project might look like, and even participate in a one-on-one interview with Accenture executives. 

  • Microsoft is hiring full-time and internship positions! (See flyer)

  • Deloitte is hosting a series of recruitment events throughout the semester! (See flyer)

    • Women in Consulting Q&A happening this Thursday, September 23rd from 2-3pm! Register here.

  • Starting on 9/29, Facebook engineers will be hosting LIVE weekly “Crush Your Coding Interview” sessions - Wednesdays at 2-3:30pm PT (5pm ET)! We HIGHLY recommend attending one of these live sessions as they’ll help prepare you for what to expect and give you tips on how to crush your technical interview. Be sure to save the below join info, and BLOCK YOUR CALENDAR so you don’t miss it!

  • Your organization is invited to participate in Facebook’s Virtual Technical Mock Interviews taking place October 4, 2021 - October 8, 2021.

    • Have you ever had the chance to interview 1 on 1, with no stakes? Get hands on experience interviewing with trained software engineers and see what our technical coding interviews are like. You have the opportunity to solve a coding problem or two. You’ll also get real-time feedback from our engineers on the spot to help you perfect your technical interviewing skills. Read the information below to claim your spot!

    • Qualifications:

      • Must have expected graduation dates of Spring 2023, Winter 2023 or Spring 2024

      • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or masters Computer Science/ Engineering program 

      • Must follow the “Steps to APPLY” instructions below

    • Steps to APPLY: 

Student News

  • Girls Who Code at GSU will be hosting a movie night this Friday, September 24th! The movie night will be held at the CS Meeting Room at 25 Park Place in room 755 from 6-8pm EST. Everyone is welcome!

  • Girls Who Code at GSU will be holding the first of several UI/UX design workshops as part of the club's UI/UX design bootcamp that will be held weekly throughout the remainder of the semester! The meetings will be held by Sanjana Bhat, a member of the organization's leadership board. The meeting will be held in the CS Meeting Room at 25 Park Place in room 755 on Tuesday, September 28th from 4-5pm EST

  • Girls Who Code at GSU will be hosting a virtual panel in collaboration with Google titled "Girls Who Code SWE Intern Demystifying" from 12-1pm EST on Wednesday, September 29th. The panel will feature current Googlers who are also former Google interns. They will be answering questions to bust myths about what it's like to be a Software Engineer Intern at Google!

    • Make sure to RSVP using the following link: goo.gle/2XBZZtG. The link to the call will be sent out on the day of the event. 

  • Mindsumo is once again partnering with Wells Fargo for their annual Campus Analytics Challenge! Students can compete individually (preferred) or submit as a team for a chance to win a significant cash prize as well as develop skills around a real-world application.

    • Deadline to submit: October 13th at 12:00pm EST

    • Likely best suited to: computer science, information science, data analytics, mathematics, or engineering students

    • Open to undergrads, masters, and Ph.D. programs

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