Extracurricular Activities, From Students

The Story Behind ACM-W WICS

  ACM-W WICS was born as an idea to create a space where CS students can feel welcomed and empowered, especially women so that getting involved in the field and the university becomes less intimidating. A group of talented and passionate girls got together over the summer to renovate the ACM-W organization. In a span of two weeks and long meetings, ACM-W became ACM-W WICS (Women in Computer Science a branch of the Association of
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Building Your Future, From Students, Internships, Interviews, Jobs

Internship and Entry Level Opportunities

Are you looking for an internship or entry level position as a Software Engineer/Programmer? Learn how and where to apply. Don’t miss your chance! Step 1: Go to this link/guide -> Getting Your First Software Engineering Internship/Job Step 2: Apply online! (for more information about applying go to the link mentioned above) Internships for Freshmen and Sophomores Amazon Future Engineer (page 5 of the guide) Deadline: December 31 Facebook University (page 7 of the guide)
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Building Your Future, From Students, Internships, Interviews, Jobs

Behavioral Interview Preparation

Behavioral questions help companies determine if the candidate’s personality, motivations, and past experience are relevant to the role and company’s culture.   They are important questions and should not be ignored. Even the most skilled programmers have been rejected because of poor preparation for behavioral questions. How do you know if the interview will be behavioral? If the person you will talk to is a recruiter, then it will most likely be a behavioral interview.
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Building Your Future, Extracurricular Activities, Internships, Jobs, Research

Why Extracurricular Activities Matter

Extracurricular activities are those that fall outside the realm of the normal curriculum of school or university education, performed by students. Extracurricular activities exist for all students. Extracurricular activities that employers like to see: Student organization involvement Participating in Hackathons Contributing to open source projects Conducting undergraduate research Student Organizations Student organizations are a vital and important aspect of student life and growth as a computer scientist. By joining a student organization, you will build
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Building Your Future, Internships, Interviews, Jobs

Resume Tips + Samples

If you are reading this you probably know how important resumes are. If you don’t, I’ll give you a quick overview. What is a resume? A resume is a document that represents you when you apply for internships, jobs, scholarships, and graduate school. This document also contains your contact information, experience, education information, and skills, among other things.   Resumes are important because they are usually used as the first filter for many scholarships, or
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