Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

"Keeping you in the loop since 2005"

  • CRA's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W) and the Coalition to Diversity Computing (CDC), the CREU program is aimed toward increasing the number of women and underrepresented minorities who go on to CS&E graduate programs.  The CREU program includes not only computer science and computer engineering research, but also collaborative, multidisciplinary research with a significant computer science emphasis.  Application deadline is May 19, 2014.  Click here for more information.

  • Job Opportunity

    March 27, 2014

    Mathematica in Ann Arbor, MI, is looking for entry level research programmers.  They are reviewing applications currently if you're interested in applying.  Click here for more information.

  • "Kudos" to Ken Schiller for being selected as a 2014 KPCB Engineering Fellow.  He is featured on their website here.  The KPCB Fellows Program offers outstanding students from across the country an opportunity to gain significant experience working on uniquely challenging technical, design and product problems while also developing new relationships that are meaningful to their careers.  Congrats Ken!

  • SFS Scholarship

    March 27, 2014

    NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, an NSA designated Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education, is currently offering the NSF Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (SFS) to students who wish to pursue an education in cyber security. This scholarship is available for undergraduate as well as graduate (both MS and PhD) students.  Applicants must be US citizens.  Click here for more information.

  • Thumbtack Tech Talk

    March 27, 2014

    Thumbtack will be giving a Tech Talk on Thursday, April 24 in CMC 209 from 6-7 p.m.  Food will be provided.

  • Job Opportunity

    March 27, 2014

    Carleton alum Beth Ashworth is now working in the IT subfield of Quality Assurance, and recently contacted us. She explained to us that "if you ever have students looking for an entry level IT job who are both techy and good at communicating/writing, but aren't necessarily interested in programming/developer jobs, QA is a good field to go into." She indicated that her consulting company ( has a training program for newly graduated students, and she'd be happy to work with current students to help them get in. Contact her directly at

  • Summer Job Opportunity

    March 27, 2014

    Genesys Works located in the Twin Cities Metro area is looking for Information Technology Trainers for the summer.  Application closing date is March 28, 2014, and click here for more information.

  • REU Opportunity

    February 25, 2014

    REU opportunity at Temple University for the summer of 2014.  This program is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in computing-related majors.  Application deadline lis March 15.  Click here for more details.

  • REU Opportunity

    February 24, 2014

    Summer REU Opportunity at University of Illinois Parallel Computing Institute.  Application deadline is March 1, 2014.  Click here for more information.

  • The Carleton Summer Computer Science Institute (SCSI) is a 3 week residential summer program for high school students who come to Carleton to learn about computer science. We'll be hiring 3 Carleton students who will support the high school students in their research, conduct discussion groups with participants, attend morning classes with the participants, and other duties. To apply, visit:

    ... and apply for the Computer Science Institute Research Assistant position.

    The three faculty members involved are Dave Musicant, Amy Csizmar Dalal, and Susan Fox (who is a faculty member at Macalester). Any questions about the program can be directed to Dave, who is directing it.

  • White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting application for its summer internship program.  Application deadline is March 7.  Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the 2014 academic year are welcome to apply.  Contact Rebecca Grimm if you have questions.  Click here for the application instructions.

  • Registration for spring term courses is coming up soon: it begins on Monday, February 24. Click above for descriptions of the computer science courses (above Intro to CS) that will be offered in the spring. In addition to your own advisor, remember that you can contact our Student Departmental Advisors Daniel Alabi and Carissa Knipe.