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D.E. Shaw Group recruiting on campus


 My name is Jayshlyn, and I work at the D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm. Given your role in the Department of Computer Science, I wanted to reach out and let you know that we’re coming to Smith College for our fall campus recruiting events that students in your [ >> more ]

September 21st, 2017 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs

National Briefing on K-12 CS Education: Oct. 16-17

Greetings CSforAll Community,
We are pleased to invite you to join an important national briefing call on K-12 computer science education and the Computer Science for All (CSforAll) movement Monday, September 18 at 2:00 pm ET featuring remarks from a very special guest (please join 5 minutes early as our featured guest [ >> more ]

September 12th, 2017 · Tags: Conference, Education, Events

National Security Agency recruiting in Boston, 11/2/17, 11/3/17

A couple of weeks ago, the National Security Agency (NSA) announced a major recruitment event in Boston on Nov. 2nd and 3rd, and now it’s time to make it official.
See the attached PDF for your school’s invitation and instructions on how students can reserve a spot at one of the region’s top hiring events. Here’s [ >> more ]

September 11th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Jobs

Google Informational Session

Google Informational Session

Day: 9/12
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Smith College Campus Center 205
Come hear about full-time and internship opportunities at Google for 2017-2018. This event is for technical students, ideally those pursuing a major in Computer Science. Sidnie Davis, ‘08 and Anu Srivastava, Software Engineer at Google, will be there answer any of your questions.

  •  Sidnie D. Davis
  •  Women’s Outreach Specialist
  •  Google, Inc.

September 1st, 2017 · Tags: Events

Passport to Google

All aboard! Grab your passport because Passport to Google is open for registration. Reserve your ticket today!
This year’s Passport to Google is focused on our technical roles at Google. Throughout the day you’ll hear from Googlers in tech on what it’s like to be a software engineer at Google, a panel discussion with a variety [ >> more ]

August 29th, 2017 · Tags: Conference, Events

ClojureBridge: 1-day Functional Programming Workshop

ClojureBridge is a free 1-day beginner-friendly programming workshop aimed at increasing the participation of women, non-binary folks and people of color in computer science. It will be held at Smith College, on Saturday April 29th, 2017 with a required installfest on Friday April 28th, 2017 in the evening. The workshop is intended both for those [ >> more ]

April 20th, 2017 · Tags: Conference, Events, Student Activities

Smith Wins Datafest 2017!

A team of Smith CS students has won Best in Show at the 2017 UMass Datafest.  Congratulations to Zainab, Subashin, Ji Young, Ji Won, and Van!

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon, Student Activities

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu 
Friday April 14th, 12:30-1:30pm, Campus Center Carroll Room
Abstract: Are you interested in game design and programming? Are you interested in working in the game industry? Do you want to learn more about working in a male-dominated, competitive field? Come and meet Brianna Wu, a software engineer and co-founder of Giant Spacekat!  She will be talking about her career as a female game designer and her running for Congress in 2018 to address [ >> more ]

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: CS Lunch, Events

Info Session of Interest to CS Majors

From: Gwen Spencer <>
Hi All,
Next Wednesday, April 12, at 4:30 in Ford 240 we’ll have an info session on Analytics: a fast-growing field that is hungry for quantitatively-strong applicants. Analytics is a close relative of Data Science, and focuses on extracting actionable insights from data and mathematical models. This is a great career [ >> more ]

April 4th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Grad School

Trip to go see Hidden Figures at the Cinemark, 1/28/17

From the desk of the CS liaisons…
The CS department is organizing a trip to go to a 12PM showing of the Oscar-nominated movie, “Hidden Figures,” this Saturday, January 28th at the Cinemark in Hadley, on Route 9.  
We will be taking the PVTA to the movie theater, and tickets are free for the first 38 Smithies [ >> more ]

January 25th, 2017 · Tags: Events