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SWE Announcements

Renew Your SWE Membership

To all with collegiate SWE memberships: remember to renew your membershipfor the upcoming school year! If you have a C2C membership, a renewal will be free, while for regular collegiate members you will need to pay your dues to renew. Follow this link to declare “I am with SWE” and renew your membership!


Apply for 2017 SWE National Conference Tickets

If you are seriously interested in attending the national conference in Austin, Texas on October 26-28, you should apply for a chance to win a conference ticket! SWE will select two individuals who wish to participate, and the deadline is August 27 at 5 PM. The application, with more details, can be found here.


Share Your Internship

Have an exciting internship this summer? We want to know! Send an email to swe.ucd@gmail.com to tell us about your experience and we’ll feature you on our website!


Sign Up For Alumni SWEmail

Did you graduate this year but still want to stay in the loop with SWE? Sign up for our alumni email list, and please fill out this form to let us know what kind of SWE updates you would like to receive. Congratulations, Class of 2017!


Sign Up For 2017 – 2018 SWEmail

If you would like to continue receiving SWEmails over the summer and throughout the 2017-2018 school year, please fill out this form. The current listserv will STOP receiving emails after June, so please sign up to continue receiving SWE updates. Also, please remind your friends to sign up as well!

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Other Announcements

Rigora Recruiting

Calling all computer science/engineering SWEsters! Rigora is an online service that, when you receive one software engineering job offer, will match you with top companies (including Facebook and Palantir) who will take you directly on-site. This means your current offers will increase and your negotiating power and options will increase as well! In addition, if you take an offer from a Rigora partner, they will pay you $1000! Sign up here to take advantage of this opportunity, even if you don’t have a current job offer.


Air Resource Technician Positions

For those engineers, specifically Environmental Engineers, looking for a job in the Air Quality line of work there are currently two Air Resource Technician Positions open for application! These positions are a great opportunity for students looking to work for the California Air Resources Board while gaining paraprofessional experience working alongside Air Pollution Specialists and Air Resources Engineers! Also, as a state employee, you can apply for insurance benefits for health, dental, and vision; as well as contribute to a retirement savings plan! If you are interested check out the Technician I and Technician IIlinks here for more information, and make sure you apply by August 17th!


Google Travel Grants

With the annual Society of Women Engineers Conference just a few months away, you may be interested in applying for the conference travel grant program from Google. Google travel grant recipients will have the cost of conference registration covered by Google, receive a $500 post-conference reimbursement to help offset some of the travel costs, and have a special opportunity to interact with Googlers attending the conference. Apply by September 1, and if you have any questions, please contact travelgrants@google.com.


Grace Hopper Fellowship 2017

For those interested in computer science, computer engineering, data science, and/or network security- Twitter is offering an amazing opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Orlando, Florida from October 3 to October 6! The winning applicant will receive registration to GHC 2017, expenses for travel, food, lodging, and meals for the trip, participation in an invite-only pre-conference experience with senior leaders, and an invitation to exclusive events throughout the week. Take a stab at the application here! The application closes August 9th, so good luck SWEsters!


Engineering National Graduate Institutional Name Exchange

Considering Graduate School? The Engineering National Graduate Institutional Name Exchange invites UC Davis junior and senior undergraduate engineering students with interest in Ph.D and Master’s engineering programs to register online and answer all of the following questions.  All students who register will automatically be added to the national consortium database!  More than 160 institutions have been invited to participate to recruit you to graduate school. Follow the link here to get started!


The Actions Challenge

Calling all Computer Science and Engineering students, or those who want to develop and showcase their app-building skills! This summer, you can build an app for the Google Assistant on Google Home, Android devices, and the iPhone. Enter your app for approval by August 31st to be eligible for more than 20 prizes, including a trip to Google I/O in 2018! Find entry info and contest guidelines here g.co/actionschallenge.


C-STEM GIRL Camp Positions

The C-STEM GIRL Camp of UC Davis is looking for an Assistant Head Coach and a Social Media Coordinator to take part in their rewarding program! The camp is used to motivate girls in middle school through peer mentoring to learn computing and STEM concepts through a fun and exciting robotics-based curriculum. Take a look at the camp here! If you are interested in any of these positions we have attached two PDFs with more information. Take a peak and good luck!

 


Texas Instruments Open Positions

Texas Instruments are looking for eager people to apply for many open positions, including a multitude in engineering and technician fields. Take a peek here to learn more and apply. Good luck SWEsters!