Wednesday, August 31, 2016

UMD Computer Science AfterCollege Network

The UMD Computer Science Department maintains a career resource through AfterCollege, a career network for college students and recent graduates. All CS majors, CIS majors, and other interested students are invited to join the AfterCollege network by going here:

This network is exclusive to Department of Computer Science students and alumni and enables you to:

    - Receive announcements on jobs, internships, and scholarships   
   - Search exclusive jobs and internships
    - Network with alumni from our program

Once registered you can upload your resume for potential employers to see.  Next spring I will generate a UMD Computer Science Resume Book and circulate it to over 100 local and regional companies that have expressed interest in our students for jobs and internships.

Every piece of career information I receive, whether about permanent jobs, part-time jobs, or summer internships, is posted on AfterCollege, and an announcement is emailed to registered students.  Only by being a member of our AfterCollege career network will you receive these emails.

I have recently posted important announcements regarding jobs at the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute and Federated Insurance, this fall's job fairs, and an internship preparation course.

Also, for more information about getting academic credit for computer science internships, follow this link:

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Professor Khan Receives Award at 2016 WORLDCOMP

Professor Arshia Khan received an Achievement award in July at the 2016 world Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and applied Computing in recognition and appreciation of contributions as a speaker of the following tutorial: "Data Privacy-Preserving in Cloud Computing".

UMD Wins 2015 DigiKey

UMD Programmers Triumph Again
For the second year in a row, UMD students have taken the top prize at the DigiKey 2015 Colegiate Computing Competition. Thirty-four teams from 15 univerisites in Minnesota,  North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin competed for the honor.

UMD's winning team, the Wylei Werevoles, was made up of Aleksandar Straumann, Jonathan Beaulieu, Mitchell Rysavy, and Amanda Poston. For earning first place, each student took home a $300 Amazon gift card, while the department received a $5,000 and a bronze traveling trophy.