Newsletter: Carleton Sentinel

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  • Fellowship Opportunity

    March 9, 2018

    The Google Policy Fellowship program is now accepting applications for the summer.  Deadline to apply is March 20, 2018.

  • Summer Job Opportunity

    March 9, 2018

    Summer project:  Weather Station Programmers
    (Tom Baraniak, Physics & Doug Foxgrover, ITS)

    Would you like to be part of the longest research project at Carleton College, going back to 1881?

    We looking for 2 students this summer to do programming for the Arb weather tower project.  Part of it involves completing the data acquisition section using Python and Linux, but the majority will involve finishing a database to store the data and a website to display the data.  This will involve using PHP, Apache, Javascript, Mac OS and maybe others.  For more information please see Tom Baraniak in Olin 208.

  • The Career Center will be hosting an Internship Information Session with a student panel on Tuesday, February 20 from 12:05-12:45 pm in Leighton 402.  Megan Zhao '19 who is a Computer Science major here at Carleton will be on the panel.

  • Summer REU Opportunity

    February 12, 2018

    Summer REU Opportunity at UNC Charlotte on Socially Relevant Computing + Making Future Communities.  Site participants will have the opportunity to explore and advance the state of the art in cyber-physical systems, security, computer vision, visualization and visual analytics, and human-computer interaction to address real-world problems with broad societal impact.  Priority deadline is February 16, 2018.

  • Horizon Fellowship

    February 12, 2018

    The Horizons Fellowship is a fully-funded opportunity that supports 200 outstanding undergraduate and graduate students (of any year) in their pursuit to combine technology into their existing course of student.  The Horizons Fellowship gives Computer Science majors the ability to learn about real-world technology and build advanced software products. 

  • Computing Conference

    February 12, 2018

    The University of Iowa Computing Conference will be held February 23-24, 2018.  The conference is student-run and organized, and is intended to be fun and educational event for all student interested in Computer Science.  If you register by February 14 you are assured a swag bag and t-shirt. 

  • David Barbella, '08 who is currently teaching at Earlham College in Indiana is looking for an undergraduate student outside of Earlham to work on his team this summer.  David is running an REU program in artificial intelligence and natural language understanding this summer.  Application deadline is February 23, 2018.

  • New Course Spring Term

    February 2, 2018

    Josh Davis will be teaching a new course spring term called Quantum Computing. 

  • Carleton College has been invited to participate in the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST's) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for students majoring in science, engineering, and mathematics. This program is hosted at NIST’s Boulder, Colorado, campus and NIST's Gaithersburg, Maryland, campus.

    Applications for participation in the SURF program are accepted only from colleges or universities and not from individual students or faculty.  If you are interested you should contact Marynel Ryan Van Zee who is the Director of Student Fellowships.  The application deadline is February 12, 2018. 



  • Summer REU Opportunity

    January 18, 2018

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Socially Relevant Summer REU at UNC Charlotte.  Click here for more information and the deadline to apply is February 16, 2018.

  • KPCB Fellows Program

    January 18, 2018