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Playgrounds vs. Playpens

Playgrounds vs. Playpens
Programming and Computational Thinking in Early Childhood Classrooms
Marina Bers

Dinner will be provided, so we’d really like to encourage students to RSVP on the Smith Social Network:

Thanks for your help. We look forward to seeing you there.


René C. Heavlow AC’08, MA
Program Director, Jill Ker Conway Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
Chair, Draper Competition Planning Committee
April 6, 2018: Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs

February 8th, 2018 · Tags: Events, Talk

The Kahn Institute is recruiting student fellows for 2018-19

Announcement from the Kahn Institute:
It is time to apply for Student Fellowships for next year’s projects. Apply online here  no later than Friday, February 16.
More info:

January 31st, 2018 · Tags: Courses, Education, Events

The Art and Science of Pixar

From: Chris Perry <>
I’m pleased to announce that Pixar’s DANIELLE FEINBERG will be speaking at Hampshire College next week. Thank you in advance for sharing this event widely!

The title of Danielle’s talk is: The Art and Science of Bringing Pixar’s Imagined Worlds to Life.

This event is free and open to the public. It will [ >> more ]

January 22nd, 2018 · Tags: Conference, Events, Talk

Goldman Sachs Recruiting Session

Goldman Sachs
Information Session
Thursday, November 9, 5:00 pm
Smith Campus Center Room 205
Pizza will be served
Join Smith alums Sharon Vizcaino ’17 and Yvaine Liu ’17 to learn about their experiences at Goldman Sachs and the 2018 Technology Summer Intern Program.
The session is open to all class years interested in engineering, technology and mathematics, and current opportunities for the Engineering [ >> more ]

November 6th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs

She started it

She Started It
Film screening
Wed. Oct 25, 2017, 5-7 p.m.
Campus Center Caroll Room
A documentary following 5 female founders towards startup success.
Shot on location in the Silicon Valley, NYC, Europe, Vietnam, Mississippi, and other places.

October 18th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Student Activities

Yelp is recruiting on campus today (10/5/17)


Yelp Engineering will be recruiting engineers and product managers at Smith this Fall 2017, and we would love to get your help spreading the word about our tech talk. Please feel free to forward this communication to anyone who might be interested.
Talk Topic: How Yelp Runs Millions of Tests Every Day: Parallel Processing with Mesos and Docker
Thursday, October 5th, 2017
Campus Center Room 205
84 [ >> more ]

October 5th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Jobs

D.E. Shaw Group recruiting on campus


 My name is Jayshlyn, and I work at the D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm. Given your role in the Department of Computer Science, I wanted to reach out and let you know that we’re coming to Smith College for our fall campus recruiting events that students in your [ >> more ]

September 21st, 2017 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs

National Briefing on K-12 CS Education: Oct. 16-17

Greetings CSforAll Community,
We are pleased to invite you to join an important national briefing call on K-12 computer science education and the Computer Science for All (CSforAll) movement Monday, September 18 at 2:00 pm ET featuring remarks from a very special guest (please join 5 minutes early as our featured guest [ >> more ]

September 12th, 2017 · Tags: Conference, Education, Events

National Security Agency recruiting in Boston, 11/2/17, 11/3/17

A couple of weeks ago, the National Security Agency (NSA) announced a major recruitment event in Boston on Nov. 2nd and 3rd, and now it’s time to make it official.
See the attached PDF for your school’s invitation and instructions on how students can reserve a spot at one of the region’s top hiring events. Here’s [ >> more ]

September 11th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Jobs

Google Informational Session

Google Informational Session

Day: 9/12
Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Smith College Campus Center 205
Come hear about full-time and internship opportunities at Google for 2017-2018. This event is for technical students, ideally those pursuing a major in Computer Science. Sidnie Davis, ‘08 and Anu Srivastava, Software Engineer at Google, will be there answer any of your questions.

  •  Sidnie D. Davis
  •  Women’s Outreach Specialist
  •  Google, Inc.

September 1st, 2017 · Tags: Events