Weekly CS Undergraduate Newsletter #58
January 19th, 2022
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)
Login using student credentials at https://gsu-as.tutorocean.com/home
Schedule for CS and other STEM classes available here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gyH3ZttE23qrjXrcCwffuQvbQ3MeWJU5/edit?rtpof=true&sd=true
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:
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.
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.
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!
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: https://bit.ly/slack21u
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: https://bit.ly/disaster21u
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: https://bit.ly/deeplearningu
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: https://bit.ly/metabuildu
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: https://bit.ly/gflutterhacku