Learning and Internship Opportunities

Learning opportunities
Information Session: Data Science Course Winter 2018
Wednesday, November 1st, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Tech Incubator
Data Scientists from Byteflow Dynamics, a NYC-based data science consultancy, will be at the Tech Incubator this Wednesday at 6pm for an information session about their upcoming training programs at Queens College. Please rsvp: https://goo.gl/forms/ybJaibtIuSNH1ahP2

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Cyber Security with Facebook https://securityfacebook.splashthat.com/
Tuesday, November 7th at  6:40 pm, City College

This is an event hosted by Facebook. It’s part of a year-long initiative with CodePath to build a learning community around cybersecurity.
Students will have the chance to hear from Facebook Engineers, be served food and beverages, and participate in a raffle! The event will be hosted at City College of New York at Nov. 7th, starting at 6:40 pm.
more…
Students may RSVP through this link: https://securityfacebook.splashthat.com
Thanks to Henry He for this information. Please contact Henry if you have any questions:
Henry.He44@qmail.cuny.edu

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HumanUptions UpStart Workshops
Nov. 8, 1 pm to 4 pm Meet the Recruiters, 5 pm to 8 pm workshops, 
more… 
Free sponsored tickets are still available. Please rsvp: https://goo.gl/forms/Es4gariv8QyS0lA33

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Billion Dollar Technology
Wednesday, November 8th, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, The Summit (Campus Dorms area)
ALPFA Queens College will be hosting a Computer Science event. The purpose of the event is to teach students interested in the computer science and engineering fields to learn more about the career paths and companies they will potentially work for. more…

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CUNY Hackathon
November 10th-12th @ the Navy Yard
CUNY Hackathon is back, and it’s bigger and better! For three days, Nov. 10-12 @ the Navy Yard. Design and build something cool. Bragging rights. Free food. Prizes. Swag. 
RSVP: ››
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How to run “Hour of Code” training session
Wednesday, November 15th, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Online

The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-10. The Tech Incubator will be hosting “Hour of Code” classes on campus for local k-12 students. To sign up to participate in December’s “Hour of Code” activities: https://goo.gl/forms/3yqh02uDqagHNuGl2

For anyone who is interested in participating as facilitators for these events, please consider taking the training provided by the Long Island Women in Technology. See details and signup information below:


Long Island Women in Tech runs “Hour of Code” sessions for local students throughout the year. This gives students a great head-start into learning to code.


With CS Education week coming up in December, we’ll once again be running a “How To” session to teach you how to plan and run an Hour of Code. I’ll be presenting and sharing my lessons learned after teaching over 700 kids how to code.


You won’t want to miss this!


Please review the info here and register early as we will cap the attendees at 100.

http://liwomenintech.com/events/hour-of-code-how-to/
Source: Stefana Muller, Founder, LI Women in Tech

liwomenintech.com


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Kickoff Event: the Regionals for the New York Business Plan Competition, more…

November 15th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, LIU, Brooklyn
November 17th, 11:00 pm to 1:00 pm, LIU, Brooklyn
The regional competition is sponsored by LIU and open to current graduate and undergraduate students at any accredited NYC-based institution.  Last year the competition categories included:
  • Information Technology and Software
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Non-profits
  • Advanced Technology
  • Clean Technology
  • Products
  • Services
Last year, students that advanced past the Regionals to the statewide competition were eligible to win a grand prize valued at $100,000.

LIU will be hosting two kickoff event on November 15th & November 17th, The links to register are provided below:
You can find more about this competition at http://apply.nybplan.com/.  
Contact: kelley.pierre@my.liu.edu
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NYC Challenges
NYCx
NYC announced a challenge program this week that is aimed at getting innovators, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, etc focused on solving some of NYC’s most interesting problems. It is called NYCx and you can learn more about it here.
The first three challenges are up and are here.
They are:
The City will continue to roll out these NYCx challenges in the coming months and years. If you think you can solve one of the three existing challenges, you can apply on the links above.
Source: AVC blog

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LibrePlanet Annual Conference
March 24-25, 2018, in Cambridge, MA
LibrePlanet is an annual conference hosted by the Free Software Foundation for free software enthusiasts and people interested in the intersection of technology and social justice.  The conference is March 24-25, 2018, in Cambridge, MA.
Conference website: https://www.libreplanet.org/2018/

Call for session proposals (deadline Nov 2): 
https://my.fsf.org/node/18

Apply for a scholarship (deadline Nov 30): 
https://my.fsf.org/node/17

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Internship Opportunities
Zuulu, Engineer Intern
Zuulu is looking for an intern to join their team, 
more…. They’re a company in the CUNY network. Zuulu is a media platform — aggregating all it’s content from community members. See the opportunity below. They are pre-launch; Reach out (ct@thezuulu.com) if you want to check out the demo. Splash page below. thezuulu.com
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TevahMedia, Tech Incubator at Queens College, Part-Time Web Developer

Click 
here for more information.

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EPIC Software developer intern summer 2018

Apply via the link below:
https://www.jobsinmadison.com/job/detail/27450177/Software-Developer-Intern-Summer-2018

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ERA Winter Intern
Application deadline for ERA Winter 2018 Accelerator program is November 6, Monday:

http://eranyc.com

Program Starts: January 8, 2018


ERA helps great founders build better businesses:

* $100,000 initial investment in each company and potential follow-on funding

* More than $750,000 of program benefits from partners and sponsors

* NYC’s largest network of 
 350+ active mentors and 139+ alumni companies

Apply now: 
http://eranyc.com/apply 

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SIParCS applications are open!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science.The application deadline for the 2018 SIParCS program is January 19, 2018, at 4 pm Mountain Time.
This year we are offering students the opportunity to work with ten projects ranging in topic from Fortran to cybersecurity processes, to machine learning, digital asset management, and HPC training. If you are interested in applying, please review our project statements of work.
Once you have reviewed the statements of work, please visit our UCAR Jobs site to apply.
Applicants will be required to submit the following:
  1. Application through HR website
  2. CV/Resume
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Contact information for TWO references (submit names here). The deadline for letters of recommendation is January 25, 2018.
Please consider passing this email on to other students who may be interested in an internship at NCAR next summer.
As always, if you have any questions about the program or the application process, you can reach us at siparcs@ucar.edu or 303-497-1288.

– the SIParCS Team


Apply here: 
https://tinyurl.com/y7nal62a
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Apply for companies that hire CUNY students as interns:
https://jobs.lever.co/cunyinternships

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TekMark is looking to hire more Health IT Analyst to work in November (full-time shift) for details, click here. Please send your resume to ying.zhou@qc.cuny.edu if interested.

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Deerfield Healthcare Finance Analyst Summer Internship.
Deerfield is interested in recruiting students from Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs, and business programs, but students from all majors are welcome to apply.
Application opens Oct. 20, 2017

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WiTNY’s Winternship Program
Click here for more information about WiTNY’s Winternships program and sign up here to be added to that outreach list
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