Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter #56

November 18th, 2021

Department Announcements:

  *   A special Thursday version of the Newsletter to celebrate Thanksgiving break! As the holiday approaches, we just want to say how thankful we are for our wonderful students, faculty, and staff in the CS department. Enjoy your break!

Student News:

  *   A study is being conducted on how sexual identity impacts STEM majors. Please take a few moments to fill out this brief survey<https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:9337c1ae-7715-4fac-893b-cf45d8b2f0ea>.

  *   Girls Who Code and Programming Club are coming together to host a collaborative CS Jeopardy Social Event (see flyer<https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:efde04a0-ec2c-4bb6-8508-95c7cc72f161>)! Join us on Thursday 11/19 @ 4 - 6 PM in person for a fun social event where we will be playing the game of Jeopardy! Bring your friends and personal laptops to participate. You will be placed in groups where you will compete to win. There will be free food, so feel free to stop by and meet our Programming Club Members. More details available in flyer<https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:efde04a0-ec2c-4bb6-8508-95c7cc72f161>.

  *   Meet Location: Room 755, 25 Park Place

Job Announcements/Career Opportunities:

  *   Twitter is hosting a virtual recruitment event on November 17th. During the event you’ll hear from Twitter alums, learn about their culture, and how they make an impact every single day. They’ll also be discussing open opportunities and how to be best prepared to interview and land a job with Twitter!

     *   BONUS: After registering and qualifying for this upcoming event you will receive an invite to apply for #TwitterAcademy for the chance to secure a 1:1 interview with them!

     *   RSVP here<https://www.wayup.com/i-Internet-j-Twitter-Meets-HBCUs-JoinTheFlock-Twitter-482853978809378/>

  *   TechTogether's Atlanta Chapter is hosting a virtual hackathon from January 28-30th, 2022 for people of marginalized genders of all ages (See flyer<https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:3d5e331d-cc14-4e11-9084-e58b59e0d3fa>). 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<https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.eventbrite.com%2Fe%2F165059879543&amp;data=04%7C01%7Caashok%40gsu.edu%7C4f2ebfa7fe494977135008d99e537c88%7C515ad73d8d5e4169895c9789dc742a70%7C0%7C0%7C637714903703253858%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0&amp;sdata=C7HvqRYf0L4IdtfQR44foOBZg8L%2BwB9yx9Ft1HwYvzE%3D&amp;reserved=0>

  *   The Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program <https://uraf.harvard.edu/amgen-scholars> 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.

     *   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.

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