‘connecting people’ Category
Alumni and students networking
The MCS Department is starting a new tradition; lunch in Linner Lounge with MCS students, faculty, and interested alumni. There is no agenda, just a chance to get together and discuss math, CS, stats, baseball, politics, or whatever. If you are a student or alum we would love to have you join us, even if […]
I just received another job posting and did with it what I’ve decided to do in general: I posted it to the Gustavus MCS group on LinekdIn. Didn’t know about that group? Now would be a good time to join, not just for job postings but to network with other alumni.
We commonly hear from agencies and companies who have opportunities for graduates of programs such as ours, or sometime students still enrolled. Here’s the latest.
Mark Gritter, who graduated in 1997 with majors in CS and math, calls our attention to the MinneSpark grants for which he is a trustee and offers to provide feedback on draft proposals. Details follow.
Attention students: We have an excellent opportunity to tour a company that employs many mathematics and computer science majors and talk with Gustavus alumni working there about their careers.
On Wednesday, March 21st, I will be taking a dozen or more students to visit with seven alumni at Thomson West in Eagan. We will be receiving a tour of the datacenter from Robb Gamm, class of 1984, and hearing about a variety of software development topics from Matt Pettis, class of 1994, Zach Park, […]
As I pointed out at the beginning of September, one of the perennial limitations in the way our students take advantage of internship opportunities is that most seem to only look for full-time summer internships, rather than also considering part-time internships during a semester. There are some good reasons for that, one of which is […]
The MCS Department is sponsoring three discussions with recent grads about employment, all in the back room of Godfather’s Pizza with pizza and soft drinks. These events are for any interested students, not just those getting ready to graduate. Math careers: November 15, 6:30pm Secondary math education careers: November 16, 5:30pm Computing careers: November 20, […]
One of the perennial limitations in the way our students take advantage of internship opportunities is that most seem to only look for full-time summer internships, rather than also considering part-time internships during a semester.Â There are some good reasons for that, one of which is that most internship opportunities are so far away (e.g., […]