Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

"Keeping you in the loop since 2005"

  • The Carleton Career Center tells us that the Selective Liberal Arts Consortium (of which we are a member) is hosting a large networking event for students and alumni at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The event will be on July 31, and Carleton can enroll 18 students. Click above for more information.

  • Rich Graves of Carleton's Information Technology Services (ITS) has announced that he is looking to hire a student as a systems programmer for the summer. Click above for more information.

  • Career Center Events

    April 22, 2008

    The Carleton Career Center is sponsoring two events that they've asked us to make sure that you know about. The director of the Career Center (Richard Berman) will be delivering a workshop on self-presentation in interviews, to be held on Tuesday, April 22, from 7-8 pm, in Sayles-Hill 251. A meeting will also be held for all juniors interested in applying for a national fellowship/scholarship, such as Churchill, Cooke, DAAD, Fulbright, Javits, Liebmann, Marshall, Rhodes, Soros, and Watson. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 8 pm, in Olin 141.

  • Carleton alums Jim Rowe '92 and Dan Revelle '92 are now working for Quest Reliability in Boulder, CO. We recently learned that they are looking for computer science summer interns. For more information, see this job advertisement.

  • If you're interested in a summer internship with Yahoo!, Tyler Bell '93 would love to receive your resume, but he needs it by Friday, April 18. Yahoo! is especially interested in students with experience in GIS (geographical information systems), but feel free to apply even if you have no such experience. You can write to Tyler at

  • Carleton computer science alum Blaine Nelson '96 is now working for Northrop Grumman. He encourages graduates-to-be and recent graduates to apply for the Northrop Grumman Professional Development Program. Click above for more information.

  • The Sentinel has received the following job ad: "Northfield company wants to overhaul its website (esp. integrate with marketing plan) and would like to hire students who can work full-time this summer. Work is with consultant and in-house staff. If you have computer skills and want to work on a web site, email: Company also has research positions available, for students who are not web-savvy, but still have computer skills and strong interest in how the internet will be a research tool for labor lawyers. For the research jobs, email: 40 hours per week, seasonal, non-exempt. Excellent pay."

  • IBM Is Hiring

    April 10, 2008

    Carleton alum Chris Welsh '96 is now working for IBM in San Francisco. He contacted Carleton's Career Center indicating that IBM is looking to hire computer science graduates from Carleton. There is an April 25 application deadline. Click above for more information.

  • You are hereby invited to a bowling event organized by the computer science department on Wednesday, April 16, from 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm. We will be celebrating of all sorts of things -- the coming of spring, welcoming our new majors, anything else that you feel like celebrating -- and we'd love to see you there. Click above for more info.

  • Detica Is Hiring

    April 4, 2008

    Carleton computer science alum Eric Dull '01 is now working for Detica, located in Washington, D.C. They are looking to hire computer science graduates from Carleton. Click above for more information.

  • The Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program is hiring college students to teach summer weekday courses in Web Design, Robotics, and Computer Programming at its Fairfax, Falls Church, and Herndon, VA locations. For program information, course descriptions, and schedules, please visit To apply, please send cover letter and résumé to

  • Comps for 2007-08 are finally winding down, but planning is already beginning for next year's seniors. Do you have suggestions for comps projects for next year? Amy Csizmar Dalal (adalal) and Dave Musicant (dmusican) will be advising comps next year, so contact either or both of them if you have ideas that you think would make for good projects. Specific ideas such as "build a face recognition system" tend to be more useful than vague ideas such as "do something with robots," but we're interested in whatever your thoughts are!