Getting the Data Straight: The COVID Tracking Project
Come join the Barnard ERC on April 8 (6-7:30pm ET) to learn about the creation of The Atlantic’s The COVID Tracking Project. The discussion will shed light on their data collection process and their methodology for representing inequalities in the pandemic. You'll learn about accurately portraying and visualizing a crisis through numbers with our speakers:
Jessica Malaty Rivera, Science Communication Lead
Kara Schechtman CC’19, Data Quality Co-Lead
Peter Walker, Data Visualization Co-Lead
Students for Sanctuary Board Application 2021
Interested in immigration justice? Join the Students for Sanctuary (SFS) executive board. SFS partners with NYC area migrant advocacy groups to support undocumented immigrants through clinics, accompaniments, and other forms of assistance. They are looking for a Tech Coordinator to automate clinic team formation and organize a country conditions research database. Apply here: https://forms.gle/bTdXvpePGLWV5GVZ8 (due April 4th) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
PIT-DSC Summer Undergraduate Reseach Experience program
The Public Interest Technology Data Science Corps (PIT-DSC) is currently accepting applications for the 2021 Public Interest Technology Data Science Corps (PIT-DSC) Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) program. This collaboration between Columbia University's Department of Statistics and Lehman College focuses on research questions that have obvious societal impact.
10 Columbia University and/or Barnard College and 10 Lehman College undergraduate interns will work together this summer in teams on data science projects that focus on improving the lives of New York City residents in underserved communities.
To learn more about the program, applicant criteria, and to complete the application visit PIT-DSC. Undergraduate students from Columbia University and Barnard College who will graduate after August 2021 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is April 15, 2021, and applicants will be notified by May 3, 2021.
CS@CU Seeking Part-Time Undergrads for Online Research
Supporting the Columbia University Computer Science Department Student Services Team in research and data entry that will enhance the PhD community service program. Responsibilities can be accomplished exclusively online. Research will be primarily exclusive to the Harlem/Morningside Heights area, researching non-profit organizations, contacts, organization missions, goals, impacted populations, etc., data entry will utilize a simple Google Sheet.
For questions, and to apply, send resume to Randolph Rivo, Student Affairs Officer, at email@example.com - in the email, please identify yourself as FWS eligible if applicable. We are unable to accept Barnard College Work Awards. Start Date as early as April 15, 2021, end date as late as August 15, 2021.
Engineering for Social Good Industry Showcase Series
The Columbia University Computer Science Department, Data Science Institute, and the Electrical Engineering Departments are excited to announce the Engineering for Social Good Industry Showcase Series.
- Climate & Sustainability Showcase -Thu Mar 11, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
- AI for Good Industry Showcase -Thu Apr 8, 2021 5:30pm - 7pm
Each showcase will be a panel discussion of industry professionals and alumni working in these areas discussing questions about the pressing topics of the industry and how students can contribute to the mission & work they are doing.
For more information: https://www.cs.columbia.edu/engineering-for-good-showcase-series/
WiCS Coffee Chats & Mock Interviews
Looking for advice on CS major requirements, research opportunities, internships, or interview prep? Looking to connect with other womxn in CS? Sign up for a coffee chat or a mock interview with a WiCS board member today. You can sign up here. Note: Please book appointments at least 48 hours in advance.
Startup Product Engineering Position
Interested in designing human-centered systems to empower people everywhere with meaningful work? Pareto, a women-led remote startup, is building the human API for business operations. They're hiring a Product Engineer to help develop human-in-the-loop systems for their virtual workforce.
Learn more and apply here. If you have any questions, reach out to Phoebe Yao at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Data Science Summer School
The Data Science Summer School (DS3) is an intensive, four-week hands-on introduction to data science for college students in the New York City area. Each student receives a stipend ($3,000), as well as a laptop. The program is taught by leading scientists at Microsoft Research, and is held at the new Microsoft Research office in the heart of New York City.
Application deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021
For more information and application, click here.
In Focus Program 2021
IN FOCUS is a three-day program geared towards students who identify with a historically underrepresented minority group that focuses on trading, software engineering, and business development roles at Jane Street. The program includes mentorship, mock trading, classroom lectures, and other activities.
Application Due: Sunday, April 18 @ 11:59PM ET
For more information and application, click here.
HackDartmouth Virtual 2021
HackDartmouth Virtual is scheduled on April 16-18th, 2021. You'll have the opportunity to create something cool with a team of hackers. Like years prior, the event features 24 hours of coding, swag, and amazing prizes! If you have any questions, reach out to email@example.com.
Sign up here.
UIOWA Hackathon will be held online on April 17-18, 2021. The event is free, and they invite all college students to participate in this online weekend full of coding, games, and swags. Participating students will compete to win prizes worth more than $20,000 and will have the opportunity to connect with our amazing sponsors including 3M, Collins Aerospace, State Farm, John Deere.
Date: April 17-18, 2021
Register at https://hack.uiowa.edu
Computational Physics Summer Program
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is hosting a boot camp and summer school on computational physics, “Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Training for Modeling Physical Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,” with particular emphasis on applications that require high-performance computing, organized at Rensselaer, June 23 – July 16, 2021 (Troy, NY). Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this program will be held entirely on-line. The boot camp and summer school is aimed at advanced undergraduates and all levels of graduate students. This program is supported by the National Science Foundation. More information can be found on the following flyer:
Those who are interested in applying should go to the following webform to complete the application process: https://webforms2.rpi.edu/physics-summer-program
Information Session About Getting a PhD
My CS Ph.D is hosting two free information sessions for undergraduates about getting a Ph.D. in computer science. Hear from current Ph.D. students and faculty at leading Ph.D. programs. Get real, honest answers from professors and Ph.D. students from across North America.
Registration is free and open to any student. The sessions will be held on April 13th and 21st.
Details can be found here.
Rewriting The Code
Rewriting The Code (RTC) is a nonprofit organization with a growing virtual community of 10,500+ exceptional college and early career women with a passion for technology.
RTC partners with leading tech companies to identify high potential women early in their undergraduate studies, help place them in technical internships, and provide robust programming, training, mentorship, access to recruiting events, and community to help them excel in their technical educations and career.
RTC makes diversity and inclusion their priority, so international, non-binary, Latina, and black students are not only welcome but can also be part of an identity-based group inside RTC and connect with those who they can relate to and learn from the most (for example, Black Wings, and Latinas de RTC).
HackDartmouth's Virtual Hackathon 2021
HackDartmouth Virtual will be happening virtually on April 16-18th, 2021. You'll have the opportunity to create something cool with a team of hackers. Create something big and also have the chance for swag, and prizes. The sign-up application is now open on their website.
If you have any questions, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
HackPrinceton Spring 2021
Applications for HackPrinceton Spring 2021 are now open. On April 2 - April 4, Princeton is hosting an incredible weekend full of hacking, learning, and collaborating with tech students and industry leaders.
To join, apply at www.hackprinceton.com by Sunday, March 28 at 11:59 PM ET.
Internships and Fellowships at Schmidt Futures
Schmidt Futures is searching for teammates to help build a tech policy strategy and research group from the ground up.
Many of the most pressing global challenges are deeply dependent on technology, yet the top research groups and think tanks influencing policy lack technical expertise. To solve this, at Schmidt Futures, we are building a next-generation technical strategy and research group to advise policymakers, philanthropies, and nonprofits.
- Research with a high degree of freedom
- Have exceptional access to key decision-makers in government and philanthropy
- Join on the ground floor and shape the future of a new organization
- Mission-oriented and passionate about specific problems in technology policy
- Technically literate
- An exceptionally clear and persuasive writer
- Highly entrepreneurial, with comfort operating in chaos
Positions are available for internships and one-year fellowships:
Research internships: https://schmidtfutures.com/our-method/careers/research-intern/
Research fellowship (for new graduates): https://schmidtfutures.com/our-method/careers/researcher-plaintext-group/
Nasdaq 2021 Summer Internship - Vendor Management Analysis Intern
The Nasdaq Futures Internship Program provides successful candidates with a unique opportunity to experience a challenging and immersive 10-week internship. As participants in the Nasdaq Futures Internship Program, you will deliver real, impactful work within a business unit. You will work on a defined project and partner with a mentor, network with senior colleagues and present your project at the end of the program. You will also participate in learning & development opportunities as well as “lunch and learn” sessions with senior leaders.
The major areas of responsibility will be to help our team ensure our NLX summer event is successful. This will require that all video and audio components are engineered and packaged into a schedule that adapts to our live broadcast. This event will be a Nasdaq company event along with aspects of fund raising for Little Kids Rock and visibility for Gender Amplified. Regarding the other MarketSite activities, this will vary from day to day depending on the production schedule. For the summer of 2021, it will most likely include a virtual role which will limit the activities to laptop connected management of devices. It will also be limited to activities that need to be controlled remotely.
The Ideal Candidate
- Is working on completing a degree in Computer Science, A/V Technology or Computer Engineering, or related field (must be graduating by June 2022)
- Understands the audio and video engineering involved in build a virtual musician event and has the skillset to help build a virtual music based event.
- Should do well in a fast paced multi-activity environment.
- Has the ability to work well with Microsoft Outlook
- Someone who can be very outward and communicates well with others is required.
- Virtual Event planning and Execution
- Virtual Technology adaptation for remote multi-attendee events
Students can apply directly on Handshake.
This Nasdaq Internship runs for 10 weeks commencing from June to August. To learn more about Campus Life at Nasdaq, please click here.
Amazon Future Leaders / LEAP Intern Program
An opportunity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is available for sophomore or junior students interested in the software engineering space.
For more information, please go to https://amazon.jobs/en/jobs/1332478/amazon-future-leaders-leap-intern-program.
Hack the Northeast: Campus Ambassador Program
Hack the Northeast, a free 24 hour hackathon, will be held virtually for the second time this year. As part of a student-run organization looking to empower the student STEM/Computer Science community, Hack the Northeast is reaching out to see if you would like to apply to their campus ambassador application.
Back in June, Hack the Northeast provided over 1000 students with a welcoming virtual community that is passionate about bringing innovative ideas to life through code. For their second event, they want to involve even more students in their initiative to build an inclusive community for innovation.
As a representative for Hack the Northeast, students can:
- Get connected with professionals in the tech field
- Earn exclusive prizes
- Gain volunteer hours and marketing/PR experience
The application can be found here: https://hackthenortheast.typeform.com/to/W6M5xScM
Connect with Google
Connect with Google is a virtual program for students designed to help us stay in contact with you in a meaningful way. This is a one-stop shop for all your Google program needs, this virtual program gives you the opportunity to stay connected to Google, develop marketable industry skills, build a professional network, and stay up to date on the latest announcements & opportunities.
What to expect:
Monthly newsletters outlining ways to get involved with Google
News about Google, our products and the Industry
Online learning opportunities and competitions
Online social community for community building/networking
Students interested in learning more and joining Connect with Google, should visit google.com/students
Each month we'll host a variety of workshops and discussions with Googlers to provide professional and technical skill building resources, as well as an inside look at Google's culture. Head to careersonair.withgoogle.com to register and add our upcoming sessions. Googlers will also be answering questions live via chat for most of our sessions.