Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

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  • Programming Contest

    October 5, 2009

    Carleton will be assembling teams of students to participate in the ACM Programming Contest. The regionals for this year's ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest will be held at Macalester College on Halloween. Regional winners will go to Harbin, China next March for the finals. The official information can be found at the ACM Regional Programming Contest site. The contest is always a lot of fun. If you would like to practice solving programming problems, learn some tricks for programming more quickly, and have some fun in the process, please contact Jeff Ondich to let him know you're interested before the October 12 deadline. You don't need to be experienced to participate, so if it sounds interesting, join us!

  • Internship Talk

    September 23, 2009

    Rosalind Brayfield '09 will be giving a talk on Friday, September 25 at 5 p.m. in Goodsell 103 about interning at RosettaStone out of Harrisonburg, VA. RosettaStone accepts computer science and linguistics students for work on such things as language modeling and speech recognition.

  • Thomas Finholt, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation from the University of Michigan will be giving a talk at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, in the Library Athenaeum. Click above for more information.

  • The University of Minnesota Department of Computer Science and Engineering is hosting a Technology Forum and Open House on October 9, 2009. The keynote speaker will be Jamie Thingelstad, entrepreneur and former CTO and Vice President for the Wall Street Journal Digital Network. Industry and research exhibits will give attendees a sneak peek into the latest research and technology. Visiting the University website to register for the Open House. Deadline to register is Friday, September 25.

  • Jobs for computer scientists and mathematicians are available at The MITRE Corporation. They are currently accepting applications for summer internships and full-time work in a variety of fields including information security, theoretical research, software/hardware engineering, and more. Positions are available in Bedford, MA and McLean, VA. Interested students should contact Reid Gilman '09 with resumes and inquiries.

  • Graduate School Fellowship

    September 21, 2009

    If you're planning to apply to graduate school, you should definitely consider applying for a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship or a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Though they are difficult to obtain, Carleton students have gotten them in the past. Furthermore, they can provide you with both money and significantly more flexibility in graduate school. Go for it!

  • Did you participate in a summer research program? The All Science and Math Poster Session will be help on October 23 this year. For more information and to register go to the CISMI website.

  • MidWIC 2009 will be held this year at Saint Xavier University in Chicago on October 9-10. Student presentation submissions are due by September 25. For more information click above.

  • We just received notice of an internship for this summer. Bloomberg is looking for a Financial Software Developer Intern. Positions are available in their New York and New Jersey offices. Click above for more information.

  • Taylor Truck Line in Northfield, MN has an opening for a part-time/full-time IT summer internship. See above for more information.

  • Carleton alum, Brian Schilmoeller, CTO at Armatus Capital Management is looking to hire a software developer. Armatus is a small investment fund located in Chanhassen, MN and is looking for a developer to streamline their broker reconciliation and accounting process. The ideal candidate for this position is a recent Computer Science graduate looking for 1-2 years experience before entering graduate school. For more information click above.

  • Distinction in Comps

    May 29, 2009

    We would like to publicly honor the five seniors who receive distinction on their Computer Science comps this year. They are: Reid Gilman, Michael Gross, Anna Sallstrom, Emma Turetsky, and Erik Ulberg. Please join me in congratulating these students on their hard work and accomplishments.