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ID Tech is recruiting staff for its summer programs

My name is Anna Fearheiley, and I am a Hiring Manager for iD Tech, a STEM-focused summer education program.  I am contacting you because I am currently hiring staff for our summer programs to be held at university locations throughout the Northeast, including Amherst College, Harvard, and MIT. We are looking to fill over 1600 summer [ >> more ]

December 2nd, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Internships, Jobs, Summer Jobs

Talk at MtHolyoke on Speech and Language Processing

An Introduction to TTI-Chicago, and Research in Speech and Language Processing
Karen Livescu  – Assistant Professor at TTI-Chicago
December 1st
4:00 p.m. – Kendade 305 

Abstract:
This talk will have two parts.  In the first, I will give an overview of TTI-Chicago (TTIC) and our PhD program.  In the second part, I will give a taste of current research at [ >> more ]

November 29th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Talk

Smith Teams Win Prizes at HackHolyoke

Congratulations to all the Smith students who won prizes at the Hack Holyoke (http://www.hackholyoke.com/) competition!  Sarah Abowitz, Juliane Donahue-Bombosch, and Minyue Dai won the prize for Most Innovative with their team’s entry.  Meanwhile the team of Ariana Meredith, Anjali Desai, Perla Garcia, and Michelle Wong won the #HackHarassment prize.  Well done all!

November 7th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon

HackHolyoke Nov. 4-5

Dear creative minds and code aficionados,
HackHolyoke is the first women’s college hackathon and also the first hackathon with a 50:50 gender ratio. It is a 24-hour hackathon that welcomes 200 students to be creative, fearless and innovative as they develop brilliant new and disruptive projects! There is no programming experience required and all majors are [ >> more ]

September 26th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Hackathon

Five College Digital Humanities Fellowships

Five College Digital Humanities (5CollDH) is now accepting applications for its 4th year of Student Fellowships!

We’re reaching out to you because we think you might know some incredible undergrads who would benefit from the resources, mentorship, and public platforms that we provide with our Digital Humanities fellowship program.
Since this is the 4th year of the [ >> more ]

September 20th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Scholarships

Two events at Umass, Sept. 26th

Two events at Umass were recommended to Smith CS majors by Beth Andres-Beck, Class of 05.  Beth’s father, who works at Facebook, will be visiting the UMass CS department and will give a talk (12:30-1:30 p.m.) and then attend a Facebook recruiting event targetting internships & jobs (5-7 p.m.)
More information can be found here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1195935457129574/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1094815617222373/

September 17th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Internships, Jobs, Talk

Senior at Amherst College seeking help

(Message received from Kira Skaggs, working at MotherWoman.org)
Hello,
My name is Kira Skaggs, and I am senior at Amherst College and intern at MotherWoman (http://www.motherwoman.org/). MotherWoman is a local organization that aims to support and empower mother while battling postpartum depression. We have recently been working with Baystate hospital to create a resource and referral guide [ >> more ]

March 22nd, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Help

Computer Science Career/Internship Fair at UMass

The College of Information and Computer Sciences will be holding its annual Computer Science Career/Internship Fair on Thursday, October 22, from 1:30– 4:30 p.m. in the Computer Science Building (140 Governors Dr., Amherst), Rooms CS 150/151.
The following companies will be represented: Akamai, AlphaSights, Amazon, Associated Environmental Systems, BBN/Raytheon, Cisco, EMC, Google, HP, Liberty Mutual, MassMutual, TripAdvisor, ViaSat, and Yahoo!.
Smith [ >> more ]

October 19th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Internships, Jobs

Analysis Group Recruiting Event Sept. 24

Analysis Group, an economic consulting firm that has over 600 employees across eleven offices, will be giving a presentation at Amherst College on September 24th at 7pm.
Company & Analyst Description:
Analysis Group (AG) provides economic, financial and strategic counsel to corporations, law firms and government agencies.  We work with top professors from leading institutions to create [ >> more ]

September 14th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Jobs

Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst

Student registration for the Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst has just opened.  Here are the materials to help get the word out to your students.
Five Colleges Mass Big Data Tech Trek – Amherst
Date:  Monday, September 28th from 5-7
Location:  Hosted at MassMutual’s Data Science Office | Kendrick Place | 57 E Pleasant St., Amherst, [ >> more ]

September 9th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events