Upcoming Events

GradSWE & SWE UCLA Events:
1. Grad/Undergraduate Panel (10/13, 6-7pm)
2. PhD Movie 2 Screening (10/20, 5:30-8pm)
3. Grad Student Financial Workshop (10/22, 6-7pm)
4. Hiking With GradSWE: The Old LA Zoo (10/31, 9am-3pm)

Outside GradSWE & SWE UCLA:
5. Intel Info Session (10/13, 5-6:45pm)
6. Master's and PhD Engineering and Technology Networking Breakfast (10/14, 9-11am)
7. CV to Resume Transition Workshop (10/28, 10-11:30am)
8. Big Data: Big Impact (11/20, 8:30am-3:30pm)

9. Apply Now for Google Scholarships (Deadlines: 11/2 - 12/1)

*Note: please click on the event title to automatically see more detail about a specific event.

1. Grad/Undergraduate Panel

When: Tuesday, October 13, 6 - 7pm
Where: Boelter Penthouse

Are you looking for opportunities to:

  • Mentor undergraduates interested in graduate school?
  • Train undergraduates to work in your lab?
  • Mentor undergraduates interested in applying for jobs?
  • Find students that need tutoring?

Come join us for a Graduate Student panel!! Meet other eGrads and Undergraduates and enjoy free food!

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2. PhD Movie 2 Screening

When: Tuesday, October 20, 5:30 - 8pm
Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom

Come join us for a free screening of the new movie "Piled Higher and Deeper: Still in Grad School" at UCLA!! Filmed at nearby CalTech, this movie takes a humerous look at the world of Academia, as seen by grad students.

Seating starts at 5:30, the screening will begin at 6:15.

Meet current, future, or former grad students while enjoying free snacks and drinks! Seating is limited, so please RSVP TODAY!!

This event was organized by the UCLA Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE), the UCLA Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and the UCLA Engineering Graduate Student Association (eGSA).

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3. Grad Student Financial Workshop

When: Thursday, October 22, 6 - 7pm
Where: Boelter Penthouse

As UCLA students, we all know the challenge of living in an expensive city on a meager budget. Want to learn how to stretch your dollars further and gain some extra income? Come meet us for this financial workshop, where you will learn all about handling finances while in grad school, while enjoying free food!!

Our speaker is Dr. Sim-lin Lau of the Civil and Environmental Engineering department.

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4. Hiking with GradSWE: The Old LA Zoo!!

When: Saturday, October 31, 9am - 3pm
Where: Old LA Zoo, Griffith Park

Join GradSWE for this easy, fun Halloween hike at the Old LA Zoo! The hike is a 4 mile loop with 500 ft elevation gain. The hike contains beautiful scenery and a great view of LA, along with a chance to explore the Old LA Zoo (including old lion enclosures and more)!

As this hike takes place on Halloween, costumes are highly recommended (and animal-themed costumes are strongly encouraged)!

As this is a short hike, we plan to go out to lunch following the hike. To read about the specifics about the hike, visit the Modern Hiker entry
HERE.

We will carpool to the trailhead. Please
RSVP HERE and if you can give rides for other people; you will get reimbursed for gas.

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5. Intel Info Session

When: Tuesday, October 13, 5 - 6:45pm
Where: Eng IV, Shannon Room (54-134)


Intel's Hiring!

Come meet representatives from Intel. Find out what they're working on in Platform Engineering Group, Technology Manufacturing Group, Information Technology, and more.

Listen to some of the exciting opportunities for interns and grads for BS, MS, and PhD Students in EE, CompE, CS, IT, MIS, and more.

Bring your resume! Pizza will be provided!

See you there!

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6. Master's and PhD Engineering and Technology Networking Breakfast

When: Wednesday, October 14, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Where: Kerckhoff Grand Salon

Connecting STEM graduate students with industry, this event is specifically designed to provide a unique setting for employers looking to hire advanced degree talent to engage with UCLA Master's & PhD Students in the STEM fields. Early student registration is recommended, as space is limited.

Light Breakfast will be served, courtesy of the UCLA Career Center.


RSVP today through BruinView

Participating Employers include (subject to change):

AppFolio
AT&T
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories
Intel Corporation
BD (Becton, Dickinson & Co.)
PaloAlto Networks
Sandia National Laboratories
SanDisk Corporation
SnapChat, Inc
Broadcom Corporation
Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
Ericsson
Hudl
Symantec Corporation
OpenX
KMPG, LLP
MeridianLink
KCC
Microsoft
Motorola Solutions
OpenTable
OneWestBank


To view the full list and details of participating employers, click here.

For questions, please send an email to ksherrer@career.ucla.edu

7. CV to Resume Transition Workshop

When: October 28, 10 - 11:30am
Where: Career Center, 2nd Floor, Room 200


Preparing for Careers in Industry, Non-profit and Government

Light Refreshments will be Served


Session will cover:

  • Strategies for transitioning an Academic CV to an effective Industry Resume
  • Tactics for analyzing job postings and targeting resumes to specifics positions
  • Peer feedback on transitioning your own CV to a resume

Please bring 2 copies of your CV to receive peer feedback.

This event is open to UCLA Graduate Students and UCLA Postdoctoral Scholars

RSVP:
http://uclagradprofdev.eventbrite.com

For questions, please send an email to
ksherrer@career.ucla.edu

8. Big Data: Big Impact

When: Friday November 20, 8:30 - 3:30 pm
Location: UCLA Anderson School of Management, Korn Convocation Hall

Immerse yourself in the world of big data!

This one day interactive conference will bring together a cross section of industry experts and academic thought leaders who are shaping and defining the Big Data conversation.

What you will LEARN

  • How data driven capabilities and technology solutions are giving companies the tools to unlock insights about their customers
  • How to identify the right technology solution to maximize business impact
  • Actionable insights and storytelling

So whether you are providing technology solutions or using big data to make business decisions this is the one conference you need to attend this year!

Keynote Speaker

Bob Lord CEO, AOL Networks

Panel Speakers

Manju Bansal, Vice President, SAP
Devon Carty, Chief Talent Officer (Human Resources) and Chief Strategy Officer, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Aditi Dhagat, Senior Director Data Science and Analytics, Adobe
Jill Dyche, Vice President, SAS
Yogesh Joshi, Head of Big Data and Analytics, AIG
John Loken, EVP, Ticketmaster North America, Live Nation Entertainment
Richard Maraschi, Global Solutions Leader Big Data and Advanced Analytics, IBM
John Maysonet, Principal Consultant, TERADATA
Josh Wiggins, SVP Sales & Business Development, Deluxe Media

Moderators

John Kelley, Managing Director, Predictive Analytics Group, Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Colleen Quinn, Director of Marketing, Communications, Media & Entertainment, eCommerce and Utilities, TERADATA

Who Should Attend

This conference is for executives who are either providing technology solutions for their organization or using data analytics to make business decisions across all functional areas.

9. Apply Now for Google Scholarships

At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. If selected, scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year and be invited to attend the all-expense paid Annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex this summer. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of applicants' academic background, leadership, and demonstrated passion for computer science.

Please see below for a list of open scholarships:

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to current female undergraduate or graduate students who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Deadline: December 1, 2015

Generation Google Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students from an underrepresented background in computer science who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Deadline: December 1, 2015

Google Lime Scholarship is open to current undergraduate or graduate students with disabilities who will be studying at a university in United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Deadline: December 6, 2015

Google SVA Scholarship for student veterans is open to current undergraduate or graduate student veterans who will be studying at a university in the United States for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Deadline: November 2, 2015

For questions and complete details on all of our scholarships, please visit g.co/scholarships.