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CompE Club Weekly

Back at it

With CompE week, Geer Week, and HackEd all behind us, the next few weeks may be a much needed respite. That being said, there are still a whole host of events to attend.

Highlights

  • HackEd: Get your shirts
  • CompE Week Feedback
  • Canada's Next Top Ad Exec
  • Computronix Open House
  • Hash Code 2019
  • Acing the Interview
  • DiscoverE: now hiring
  • Google: Now Hiring

1) HackEd - Get Your Shirts

WHO: Anyone who participated in HackEd
WHEN: Until Everyone gets their shirts
WHERE: Computer Engineering Club Room (In the hallway by Tim-Hortons)
WHAT: Thank you to everyone who came out for HackEd last weekend. We hope to see you all next year. To continue this train of appreciation, there will be HackEd shirts in the CompE club room, for anyone who went to the hackathon! Please bring your name-tag and/or student ID. People who registered but did not attend are not eligible for the shirt.


2) CompE Week Feedback Survey

WHO: Everyone in CompE
WHERE: HERE (https://goo.gl/forms/RFiGUf4tFrUHehRE2)
WHAT: CompE week is over, and we are thankful for everyone who came out to the events. CompE week is a student run initiative which we hope has proven useful. We are constantly trying to grow and improve. In order to better tailor the events, we ask that you provide feedback. Please take a moment to fill out this survey (https://goo.gl/forms/RFiGUf4tFrUHehRE2) so that future CompE weeks will be even more successful than this one.


3) Canada's Next Top Ad Exec

WHO: Those interested in AI, and Competitions
WHEN: Registration deadline is January 22nd at 4:00pm
WHERE: CNTAE Website (http://www.topadexec.com/)
WHAT: Canada's Next Top Ad Exec Strategy Design Competition is annual competition wherein students design and pitch a project. If the project gets past the first phase, they win $1000 and are challenged to submit a marketing plan. The top 10 teams will then be brought out to present their project to 20 senior judges from industry leading companies. There is a first place prize of $25,000, but is also an opportunity to connect with companies, including the title sponsor: Microsoft. Registration is Individual or in teams of 2. The theme this year is AI, so if you have any interest in the field, we encourage you to apply.
RSVP HERE (http://www.topadexec.com/registration/)


4) Computatronix Open House

WHO: Those interested in video games, and video game development
WHEN: Wednesday, February 6th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
WHERE: 18354 - 118 Avenue NW (https://goo.gl/maps/BwiCBPDds292)
WHAT: Computronix is hosting its first Open House event on . Pizza and refreshments will be provided. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Computronix and to network with developers.
RSVP HERE (https://computronix.typeform.com/to/UAr8bs)


5) Hash Code 2019

WHO: Anyone interested in a Google Coding/Design Competition
WHEN: Deadline to apply is Monday , Feb 25, 2019
WHERE: Hash Code Website (https://codingcompetitions.withgoogle.com/hashcode)
WHAT: Google’s team-based programming competition, Hash Code, allows you to share your skills and connect with other coders as you work together to solve a problem modeled off a real Google engineering challenge! In small teams of two to four, coders all over the world will tackle the first problem through an Online Qualification Round. Though this round is hosted online, teams can come together to compete side-by-side in locally coordinated Hash Code hubs. The top teams from this round are invited to join us at an international Google office for our annual Hash Code Final Round.


6) Acing the Interview

WHO: Students looking to improve their interview skills
WHEN: Tuesday, January 22nd, @ 12:30pm - 1:50pm
WHERE: DICE 8-207
WHAT: Getting the interview is the first half of the employment battle, but there is still the interview. To give yourself the best shot at getting that job, it takes practice and preparation. Take this workshop to get that step ahead and avoid those early interview blunders. There are a variety of sessions that can be attended if you can't attend this one. Check the ESS website (https://www.ualberta.ca/engineering/student-services/employment) for more details
Click here for more info (https://www.ualberta.ca/engineering/events/engineering-employment-centre-events/l88kkgio85lpuvvqhoe7hqeqfo)


7) DiscoverE Now Hiring

WHO: Students interested in a summer position
WHEN: Deadline to apply is Sunday, February 17th at 11:59pm
WHERE: The DiscoverE page (https://www.ualberta.ca/engineering/community/discovere/join-the-team)
WHAT: DiscoverE is an initiative to help demonstrate the importance of Engineering and Science to children and youth. The program features a hand on approach to learning and they need Engineering students to help inspire that passion. If you're interested in working in positions including but not limited to instructor and technology specialist, click the link above to learn more


8) Google Now Hiring

WHO: Students and Graduates interested in working for Google
WHERE: The Google careers website (https://careers.google.com/jobs/results/)
WHAT: There are a variety of positions open at Google and here are some that stand out:


Technical Program Manager:

WHO: Graduates interested in working for Google
WHERE: Mountain View, CA
WHAT: As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects. TPMs provide the required hands-on software development and project management skills to foster cross-functional coordination and collaboration among various stakeholders. If you have a background in Computer Science or related field, coding proficiency in one or more programming languages, and strong leadership experience, apply today for this exciting opportunity!
Apply Here (https://goo.gl/hMtzga)


Technical Solutions Consultant:

WHO: Graduates interested in working for Google
WHERE: The Google careers website (https://careers.google.com/jobs/results/)
WHAT: gTech's team of Technical Solutions Consultants are on a mission to delight the consumers, advertisers and publishers who rely on our flagship products like Google Ads, AdSense, Pixel, Project Fi and Google Play. If you have a background in Computer Science, strong communication skills, and a passionate for helping users get the most out of Google, apply today for this exciting opportunity!
Apply for Full Time (https://goo.gl/tfciox) or Internship (https://goo.gl/RENpPS)


Software Engineer, Network Infrastructure:

WHO: PhD Graduates interested in working for Google
WHERE: Bay Area (CA) and Madison (WI)
WHAT: Network Infrastructure (NetInfra) designs Google's network hardware and the software that runs it. In this role, you'll work on the NetInfra team to deliver Google's next generation networks. You'll work with other skillful, creative people, including many other PhDs, and people who wrote research papers you've read. If you’re a PhD student graduating between now and Summer 2019 and this role sounds up your alley, apply today! (Note: you can apply for both this role and our standard PhD Software Engineering position (http://g.co/jobs/swephd) if you’d like — the recruiters will help you towards the best fit.
Apply for Software Engineer (https://goo.gl/nQG3qf) , Infrastructure (https://goo.gl/nQG3qf)


Signing Off…

Thanks for reading this week's edition of the CompE Club Newsletter. If you have any news or an event you want featured in future editions, contact us at internal@compeclub.com (mailto:internal@compeclub.com) ! Be sure to stop by the CompE Club Room to grab a snack and say hi! Prices for most snacks have been slashed, so now is the time to buy.