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CompE Club Weekly

Welcome to the last full week of school! Congratulations to everyone who made it to this point. For some people, exam season has already started and for the rest it is soon to come. Good Luck on your finals and I hope you guys achieve the goals that you are aiming for! Here is some information about student opportunities and events for you!


  • Interviewing done right
  • Universe2020
  • Advent of Code
  • Canadian Organization for Undergraduate Health Research
  • Annual Engineering Head Shave - Razored for Ron
  • Upcoming hackathons
  • NeurAlbertaTech

1) Interviewing done right

WHEN: On Monday December 7 2020, 10:00 AM ~ 11:00 AM MST

WHERE: More Information, Live Stream

WHAT: That’s right. The right way. Is there a right way? We don’t know. But we sure know what seems to work! Join us them to hear from Raymond Blum on hiring developers for Google. This session will describe some don’ts, and many more of the dos, for a successful interview.

2) Universe2020

WHEN: From Tuesday, December 8th 2020 ~ Thursday, December 10th 2020

WHERE: More Information

WHAT: Whether starting your first job, experimenting with new technologies, or growing your presence online, these sessions will help you prepare for the next generation of software development.

3) Advent of Code

WHERE: Join Here

WHAT: There comes a time in every developer's life when they learn about Advent of Code. Welcome to that time, my friend. A month full of challenges and puzzles to level up your skills this holiday season.

4) Canadian Organization for Undergraduate Health Research

WHO: Computer Engineering Students

WHEN: Accepting applications until Friday, December 11th 2020, 11:59 PM MST

WHERE: Apply Here

WHAT: They are currently looking for motivated individuals to work on their project, Palz. This app is currently built using Android Studio and been in development for almost a year now. Palz, is a novel data collection application designed to track the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The Alztracker app will convert data from all relevant health indicators monitored into an easy-to-follow format for physicians to analyze.

5) Annual Engineering Head Shave - Razored for Ron

WHO: Anyone, regardless of faculty, school, or demographic

WHEN: Fundraising open until Wednesday December 16th 2020

WHERE: Donate Here

WHAT: The 17th Annual Engineering Headshave (Razored for Ron) is a charity fundraising event hosted each year by the ESS! Support the CompE Club team by shaving your head, donating a ponytail, or simply spreading awareness. The event is open to anyone, regardless of faculty, school, or demographic. Those who fundraise have a chance to win their very own engineering toque and those who donate at least $5 will receive a complimentary Head Shave sticker.

6) Upcoming hackathons


  • SharkHacks - December 4th ~ 6th , 2020
  • Who Done It Hacks? - December 11th ~ 13th
  • Winter Hackylmpics - December 18th ~ 20th

WHERE: SharkHacks, Who Done It Hacks?, Winter Hackylmpics

WHAT: Our friends at Major League Hacking are ensuring that hackers around the world have the opportunity to learn, build, and share every weekend with digital hackathons. These weekend-long invention competitions welcome all skill levels, from beginners to the most veteran developers. At each hackathon, they run beginner-friendly workshops on the latest topics in tech. It’s not just commits and code, the MLH team coordinates mini-events and hacker hangouts to help you expand your network, learn something new, and make new memories. Plus, each weekend has a theme to help inspire you. Event themes don’t limit what you can build though! All hacks are welcome!

7) NeurAlbertaTech

WHERE: More Information, Contact them

WHAT: They create brain-computer interfaces and are recruiting engineering students for their hardware-focused projects and workshops. If you like PCB design, micro-controllers, integrated circuits, or low-level programming then make sure to get in touch.

Signing Off…

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