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CompE Club Weekly

Welcome to the ninth week of school! Halloween is only days away and I hope you have time to dress up and enjoy some treats. If you are looking for some interesting ways to spend your time, here they are!


  • ESS Costume Contest
  • TELUS In Their Shoes – Women* in STEM Speed-mentoring Event
  • TELUS Graduate Technology Leadership Program Careers Info Session
  • Python Webinar
  • Vanderblit Graduate Engineering Information Session

1) ESS Costume Contest

WHO: Anyone who wants to dress up for halloween or for fun
WHEN: October 25th 2020 - October 31st 2020
WHERE: [Submit your pictures here] (
WHAT: For one week, a theme is announced every day. Participants gather GEER Yeer points for their discipline by submitting a google form containing their information. Points will be awarded to the best costumes. The themes are:

  • Day 1 (Oct 25th): Spooky
  • Day 2 (Oct 26th): Animals
  • Day 3 (Oct 27th): Shirt Day (How many shirts can you fit on your body?)
  • Day 4 (Oct 28th): Theme Day (Dress according to your club theme)
  • Day 5 (Oct 29th): Characters (Movie/Shows)
  • Day 6 (Oct 30th): Black tie
  • Day 7 (Oct 31st): Best Halloween Costume

2) TELUS In Their Shoes – Women* in STEM Speed-mentoring Event

WHO: Computer and Electrical engineers
WHEN: October 28th 2020 @ 1:30 pm MDT
WHERE: Register Here
WHAT: TELUS is committed to encouraging more women* to build careers in STEM and cultivating diversity within their industries. Are you a woman studying engineering or computer science and want a bit of guidance with your career development? That’s exactly why they created In Their Shoes – a mentorship program designed to connect you with TELUS professionals who are eager to share their wisdom and experience. On October 28, join them for a speed-mentoring event with both early-career and well-established professionals and learn about career opportunities at TELUS.

*TELUS values diversity and inclusiveness, and they welcome all those who identify as women, non-cis women, non-binary, agender and women on the spectrum.

3) TELUS Graduate Technology Leadership Program Careers Info Session

WHO: Recent or soon-to-be graduate in Engineering, Computer Science or another technical discipline
WHEN: October 28th 2020 @ 5:00 pm MDT
WHERE: Register Here
WHAT: Go and join them to learn about building a cutting-edge career at TELUS and joining their Graduate Technology Leadership Program (GTLP) program. They are currently hiring for full-time roles with start dates between December 2020 and June 2021.

The GTLP provides new grads the experience and confidence to launch promising careers in engineering and technology. Want to work where the action is? From day one, you’ll be part of an expert team using tomorrow’s technologies to deliver the next generation of connectivity to Canadians. They will be able to answer any questions you may have.

Those who register and attend will also have an opportunity to WIN a pair of Solo 3 Wireless Beats headphones.

4) Python Webinar

WHO: Anyone who is interested in Python
WHEN: October 29th 2020 @ 7:00 pm MDT
WHERE: Register Here
WHAT: During this webinar you will be learning about Python idioms. If you know some Python and would like to get more out of the language, this is the webinar for you.

The Webinar Series hosted by the UAlberta IEEE Student Branch is an initiative aimed at sharing knowledge and building connections with fellow students. These webinars are planned and hosted by your peers. If you are interested in hosting a webinar yourself, consider volunteering with them! You can reach the branch by email at, or by sending them a DM on Instagram at @uaieeesb.

5) Vanderblit Graduate Engineering Information Session

WHO: Students looking for summer reasearch or graduate programs
WHEN: November 2nd @ 12:00PM - 1:00PM
WHERE: Apply Here
WHAT: Vanderblit University is hosting an information session to promote their summer research and graduate programs.
Vanderblit offers a variety of fully funded Ph.D programs, as well as several new Masters programs. These new programs include: Cyber-Physical Systems, Risk, Reliability and Resiliance, and Engineering Management.
If you're interested in any of these topics and would like to purse research, graduate, or post graduate studies, this event is for you.

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! 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. <33