UBC Technical Career Fair 2020

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🎉 Welcome to the 2020 Technical Career Fair! 🎉

📅 Jan 30 + 31, 10 AM - 4 PM 📅

📍 Great Hall, the Nest 📍

Last year, over 50 companies attended the Tech Career Fair to meet undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of disciplines, including Computer Science, Cognitive Systems, Engineering Physics and Electrical & Computer Engineering.

This year CSSS and partnered clubs have been working hard to serve the growing interests of both the industry and student body, the Tech Career Fair has expanded to TWO DAYS with over 70 companies and 200+ industry professionals in attendance. This is the largest Technical Career Fair in UBC history. More information about attending companies and map layout will be released closer to the event date, please check www.ubctcf.com for updates.

This is a wonderful way for you to showcase your portfolio, and network with a wide range of companies to find out about internships and post-graduate career opportunities.

Hosted jointly by UBC Computer Science Student Society (CSSS), UBC CS Department, UBC IEEE, Cognitive Systems Society, and Engineering Physics, the Technical Career Fair will be held on Jan. 30, 31 2020 @ 10am-4pm in the Great Hall of the Nest.

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Where: Great Hall, AMS Student Nest - 6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

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Career Opportunities

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SBN Biotech Expo & Conference Event

This year, the SBN Biotech Expo & Conference is taking place on Tuesday, March 26th from 6-10pm at UBC Robson Square. The event is run annually through the Student Biotechnology Network, a non-profit organization which connects undergraduate and graduate students with local biotech companies in Vancouver. It will be a great event with networking opportunities, panel discussions, and breakout sessions discussing career paths in biotechnology and life sciences.

Interested undergrads, grads and postdocs can register for this event here: Event Registration. Please be sure to use the promo code “SBNfriends” to get $5 off the registration! This event is usually very well attended by local biotech companies such as STEMCELL, AbCellera, Zymeworks, Precision Nanosystems, Amgen and more!

Face to Face(book) with Christopher Wylie

How much is too much personal information on Facebook? What are our real online privacy dangers, and are they really that dangerous? Is Black Mirror coming to life?

On April 16th, join us for a discussion with Christopher Wylie - the figure who brought Cambridge Analytica and the question of data privacy to the forefront of tech - as he breaks down some major ethical issues in the modern age of information:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/face-to-facebook-with-christopher-wylie-registration-57623755203

We are teaming up with SFU Public Square’s 2019 Community Summit in Vancouver to present this event for secondary and university/college students. Cinyras is a UBC and SFU student-driven organization passionate about the intersection of technology and ethics. We are excited to make this event happen and hope to see you - and your questions - there!

Career Opportunity - URO

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities: Executive Recruitment

Interested in research but don’t know how to get involved? Want to challenge yourself to reach that next level of excellence? Want to gain valuable leadership experience? Apply to be a URO exec today! URO (Undergraduate Research Opportunities) is one of Canada’s largest student-run research club, and we’re looking for ambitious, creative people to join our diverse and passionate team. There’s something for everyone, no matter your experience, leadership skills, or schedule, and this is a meaningful way to make your own mark on UBC undergraduate life.

More info can be found at our Facebook event and on our website.

Career and Survey Opportunities

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UBC Culture and Self Lab - Develop a computer game

The UBC Culture and Self Lab is looking for students, specifically with experience in Computer Science to assist with a study involving attention and memory. The ideal research assistant will be asked to create a multi-player, 2-dimensional virtual board game for use in the study. The game is a simplified interpretation of an old board game called ‘Game of Life’ where people make educational, employment and family decisions which determine their ‘success’ at the end. Data captured from participant decisions during the game play will be collated and analysed toward the research findings.

The RA may get involved in the entire research process, from design to analysis. The project will be under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Steven Heine and his graduate student, Anita Schmalor. Letters of reference will be provided if needed.

To apply, please forward your unofficial transcript and CV to the lab manager, Vanessa - [email protected]

Queer Coded Survey

Are you a CS student who identifies as queer and/or trans? Are you interested in joining a student group that lets you connect with others in the queer community? This is your chance to make your voices heard.

Queer Coded is a newly created, student-run, social and support group for queer and/or trans people in the CS department. Our goal is to create a safe, engaging environment, and to provide opportunities for personal and professional development.

We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas! If you are interested, please fill out the survey, provided below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C5Y3HTL

Career and Survey Opportunities

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Battlesnake

Registration is open for the 2019 Battlesnake Tournament at https://www.battlesnake.io/ The tournament is free to compete, a good place to try out new skills, and there are cash prizes for all 3 tournament divisions. More about streaming and in-person tutorials at https://www.battlesnake.io/resources/ Feel free to reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions!

Marketing Survey regarding Artificial Intelligence

Get a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card with a 5 minute survey. Questions will be short answer, please respond with at least 2-3 sentences. Your opinion is valuable!