Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter #53
October 27th, 2021
Happy Halloween, Panthers! Eat lots of candy, and don’t let your work spook you!
Programming Club@GSU will be having their third event this week. Attend based on your interests:
Friday 10/29 @ 2 - 4 pm Guest Speaker (See flyer): We're incredibly excited to announce that we’re inviting our very first panel of guest speakers from Facebook this year! We are excited to welcome Bill Mantegna (Software Engineer), Enrique Osuna (Software Engineer), and Dave Machado (Production Engineer). We encourage you to attend this event as this is a great opportunity to ask any direct questions and gain better insight into career opportunities. Also, if you attend you will get a chance to enter a raffle and win AirPods! If you currently have any questions you would like to ask the speakers before the event, please fill out the form and be sure to attend the meeting through the links below!
Meet on Zoom: https://gsuprogclub.github.io/zoom
Question Form (Fill out this form to ask your questions): https://forms.gle/4V2KT9Nkf8m6rMX46
Sunday 10/31 @ 2 - 4 PM Mock Interviews: Join us for our first mock interview prep session this week! Our club leaders, Japnit and Ikenna, will walk through a demo interview, providing insight on what to expect and tips for improving performance. Afterward, everyone will get a chance to practice interview-level questions in pairs. (Knowledge of Data Structures & Algorithms is required, but anyone can come to spectate the interviews!).
Meet on Discord: in the interview prep (vc) voice channel
CS-GSA is hosting their 11th Talk series featuring renowned MIT Professor and researcher Dr. Justin Solomon on Thursday, November 4th at 11 AM (See flyer). Dr. Justin Solomon is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, where he studies problems in shape analysis, machine learning, and graphics from a geometric perspective. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University, where he was also a lecturer for courses in graphics, differential geometry, and numerical methods. Subsequently, he served as an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton's Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Before his graduate studies, he was a member of Pixar's Tools Research group. He is going to talk about his research, its importance, and opportunities in this 1-hour talk.
Invite link, Event Details, and RSVP on PIN: https://pin.gsu.edu/event/7546731
Cybersecurity Club is hosting guest speaker Kevin Stadmeyer (Google cybersecurity) on Wednesday, October 27th from 4-5 PM in College of Arts and Sciences Lecture Hall 223.
On Thursday, October 28, Girls Who Code at GSU will be holding a Networking 101 workshop that will be hosted by Maya Wilson, the graduate teaching assistant for Digital Learners to Leaders (See flyer). The meeting will be held virtually via Google Meet from 4:00-5:00pm EST.
Attendees will learn how to grow their LinkedIn network, reach out to recruiters, and perform well in a 15-minute interview!
We recommend that you create a LinkedIn account before attending the event.
Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/ftm-zgdy-vmu
On Tuesday, November 2, Girls Who Code at GSU will be holding our fifth UI/UX design workshop as part of the club's UI/UX design bootcamp that will be held weekly throughout the remainder of the semester! This meeting, as well as subsequent meetings, will be held by Sanjana Bhat, a member of the organization's leadership board.
Job Announcements/Career Opportunities:
Join Manhattan Associates for an afternoon of networking and learning about career and internship opportunities on Wednesday, November 3rd from 1-3pm.
Upload your resume
Plan to have a private space for your virtual appointment (University Career Services, 25 Park Place is available if needed)
Arrive on time or kindly cancel the appointment if you can not make your appointment
Delta is hosting a virtual information session for students interested in Data Science/Analytics careers on October 27th from 5-6pm! (See flyer)
Google is hiring!
First year undergraduates:
Second year undergraduates:
Second/Third year undergraduates:
Browse opportunities and set up job alerts at google.com/students
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