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Internship Opportunities

(Received from Alejandra Ruiz, Smith ’17)
I am emailing in regards to a few opportunities available in the Silicon Valley this summer, associated with the NASA-Smith College pilot program. As you may know, NASA Ames accepted 10 students as interns, who were assigned to various projects such as sleep studies, programming, and working with startups. This [ >> more ]

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Internships

Smith Wins Datafest 2017!

A team of Smith CS students has won Best in Show at the 2017 UMass Datafest.  Congratulations to Zainab, Subashin, Ji Young, Ji Won, and Van!

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Awards, Competitions, Events, Hackathon, Student Activities

NVidia: New AI Composer

AI music is improving rapidly.  You can listen to compositions by AIVA at this link:
AI Composer Creates Music for Films and Games

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

NY Times: Rise of Computational Thinking

The New York Times reports on the spread of computational ideas to early childhood education and the humanities.

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: Articles

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu

In the Professional Sphere: Brianna Wu 
Friday April 14th, 12:30-1:30pm, Campus Center Carroll Room
Abstract: Are you interested in game design and programming? Are you interested in working in the game industry? Do you want to learn more about working in a male-dominated, competitive field? Come and meet Brianna Wu, a software engineer and co-founder of Giant Spacekat!  She will be talking about her career as a female game designer and her running for Congress in 2018 to address [ >> more ]

April 5th, 2017 · Tags: CS Lunch, Events

Info Session of Interest to CS Majors

From: Gwen Spencer <>
Hi All,
Next Wednesday, April 12, at 4:30 in Ford 240 we’ll have an info session on Analytics: a fast-growing field that is hungry for quantitatively-strong applicants. Analytics is a close relative of Data Science, and focuses on extracting actionable insights from data and mathematical models. This is a great career [ >> more ]

April 4th, 2017 · Tags: Events, Grad School

Pre-doctoral positions at Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab

Seattle Children’s Innovative Technologies Lab at Seattle Children’s Research Institute/Autism Center is interested in recruiting highly qualified students from Smith College for a 2-year pre-doctoral fellowship for current graduates or graduating seniors. The position will commence the summer of 2017.
Research fellows will gain the opportunity to (1) support biomarker development for psychiatric conditions by applying signal processing, [ >> more ]

March 31st, 2017 · Tags: Internships, Jobs

Startup Recruiting Night, April 11, 5:30 p.m. AmherstWorks

We’re hosting some of the valley’s most innovative startups, looking to recruit technical talent in the areas of Machine Learning, AI, Mobile Development, Natural Language Processing and more.  Each startup will pitch their business, some challenges they’re looking to tackle and the positions they want to fill. You will then have time to breakout and [ >> more ]

March 31st, 2017 · Tags: Internships, Jobs

Reminder: Summer Internships at HeartFlow

We are hiring a few interns again this summer and I’m reaching out to you to share this information with the Engineering and Computer Science departments. I’ve attached the job description.
Please have any interested students contact me directly ( The interview process will have candidates apply and then take an online test, which will [ >> more ]

March 29th, 2017 · Tags: Internships


GlowLime Games is searching for new student managers to help shape the future of game development in the Five Colleges! We’re a for-education student organization serving the Five Colleges.
The management team is the force which makes sure our projects stay on track, involves the community, schedules GlowLime for events like PAX East, [ >> more ]

March 27th, 2017 · Tags: 5 College, Student Activities