Internship Opportunity With Carnegie Mellon IT Lab

Posted by David Wagner on September 15, 2014
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Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College will host the 2015 IT Lab: Junior Summer Institute, a seven week paid summer fellowship program ($1,000) for rising seniors.

Students in CMU’s IT Lab will interact with top CMU faculty on research projects in urban systemsdigital entertainment analyticshealthcare IT, and data privacy. Along with their experiential learning activities, IT Lab Fellows will take two summer courses at CMU, one in empirical methods and one in innovation.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2014

The IT Lab: Junior Summer Institute will accept applications from U.S. citizens/permanent residents pursuing STEM-related undergraduate degrees such as computer science, engineering, math, physics, information technology, or business information systems.

The IT Lab will provide its Fellows with a stipend of $1,000 in addition to completely covering the cost of participating in this unique summer fellowship opportunity. This includes tuition, books and supplies, transportation to and from Pittsburgh, housing, meals, and social functions.

The 2015 IT Lab: Junior Summer Institute will begin Friday, June 12 and conclude Saturday, August 1.

To be eligible for consideration, prospective students must meet all of the following qualifications:

1.       Be entering his/her senior year in August 2015
2.       Be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
3.       Have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
4.       Be in a STEM-related or other relevant major
5.       Complete the online application

More information on the fellowship and the application process can be found on the CMU website.

Click here for a PDF poster.

Internship and Career Opportunities With UPMC

Posted by admin on September 08, 2014
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Recruiters from UPMC will be on campus this Friday, September 12 with information about summer internships and career opportunities in IT, finance, and HR. The information session will be from 12:00pm to 12:45pm in Campus Center room 301/302. There will also be a meet n’ greet from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at Grounds for Change.

Click here for a PDF version of the flyer.

Departmental Coffee and Tea

Posted by David Wagner on September 08, 2014
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The department of Computer Science will again host afternoon coffee and tea sessions this semester in Alden Hall.  The first session is this Wednesday, September 10 at 2:30 PM and will continue every two weeks. All are welcome to join for friendly conversation over delicious snacks and tasty beverages.

Photo credit: creative commons licensed by chumsdock

Webinar: The “Solid-State” of the Department of Computer Science

Posted by David Wagner on June 19, 2014
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Thursday, June 26
Noon EDT • 11 a.m. CDT • 10 a.m. MDT • 9 a.m. PDT

Join us for a free, one-hour webinar with Associate Professor Gregory Kapfhammer ’99, chair of the Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College, and others to get up to speed about the great things happening in your program. Dr. Kapfhammer and his colleagues will discuss:

• New courses and partnerships
• State-of-the-art faculty research
• Women in technology
• Opportunities for alumni-student research, mentoring, and internships
• The Cupper Scholars program

Register now to reserve your spot!

Gregory M. Kapfhammer, Ph.D. ’99
Chair, Computer Science Department

Jim Fitch, M.A.
Associate Director of Career Education

Melissa Mencotti, M.A.
Director of Gift Planning

Bruce Q. Whitehair, C.F.R.E.
Associate Vice President for Advancement

Junior Seminar Poster Session

Posted by admin on April 21, 2014
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The Department of Computer Science will be hosting a poster session on Thursday, April 24 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM in Alden Hall. The students in CMPSC 580, Junior Seminar: Topics and Research Methods in Computer Science, will be presenting posters for their proposed research topics and will be available to answer questions. Please join us in the Alden Hall lobby for refreshments and exciting research ideas.