FoCS Event

Tech Talk with Optiver hosted by ACM

August 23, 2013

Come for a free lunch and a Tech Talk hosted by Optiver, a propriatrary trading firm based in Chicago! More information about this company can be found at their website, http://www.optiver.com/chicago/ ...

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Food for Thought with eBay Inc. - "Charting the Path to Success," Shivani Agarwal/Sr Manager, GOPs Business Architecture

August 23, 2013

Topic:  Charting the Path to Success Speaker: Shivani Agarwal, Sr Manager, GOPs Business Architecture ...

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Food for Thought with UT ITS

August 23, 2013

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Food for Thought with UT ITS “IT Careers in Academia vs. Industry”

August 23, 2013

Exploring career possibilities for your CS degree?  How will you know what path is right for you?  Join us to learn more about the differences between IT careers in public service (supporting academia) and work in private industry.  Walk away with tips that can help you gain a competitive edge in the job market.   ...

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Food for Thought with Google - "Industry, Grad School, and Academia: What's right for me?"

August 23, 2013

Speaker — Bryan Klingner, Software Engineer Abstract — It's the classic dilemma: after you get your undergrad degree, should you enter the work force immediately, pursue an advanced degree, or maybe even consider a job in academia? Come and here one perspective from a UT engineering grad and Berkeley CS Ph.D. who now works as a software engineer at Google. Bring your questions and an open mind. ...

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Food for Thought with Rackspace - "Explore Careers in Cloud Computing" with Ed Leafe, Senior Software Developer

August 23, 2013

Abstract: Cloud Computing is one of the fastest-growing segments in the technology world, and as a result offers many opportunities for careers in everything from programming to operations to sales. But what exactly is "Cloud Computing", and why is it becoming so important? In this talk we'll hear from Ed Leafe, a Developer Advocate at Rackspace, one of the leading Cloud Computing companies, who will explain what the Cloud is, why it is growing so rapidly, and what that means to today's Computer Science students. ...

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Food for Thought with Pariveda Solutions "Careers in Consulting vs. Industry"

August 23, 2013

Free pizza lunch will be served! ...

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Google Breakfast presented by WiCS

August 18, 2013

Representative from Google are here to talk to Women in Computer Science about internships and career opportunities at Google.  Breakfast and coffee will be provided. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Smash Bros with Blackbaud!

August 16, 2013

Want to learn more about Blackbaud? Why not over a Super Smash Bros session? Dust off those controllers and bring back those skills you had before your classes took over. Blackbaud will provide Super Smash Bros on the Wii, as well as a Wii-U and PS3. Feel free to bring your own game cube controller. You'll also have the chance to meet Blackbaud engineers, managers, and HR, and get resume and interview tips! Pizza and soda will be provided. ...

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Food for Thought with Redfin "How to Suck the Marrow Out of Your First Job and Start a Company Before You're 25" with Glenn Kelman, CEO

August 15, 2013

How to Suck the Marrow From Your First Job and Start a Company Before You’re 25: Most of us aren’t Mark Zuckerberg. We don’t start a company as a college undergraduate. This only increases the importance of our first job after college, which provides all the source materials for most entrepreneurs’ startups. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - "Scaling @ Twitter: Killing the Fail Whale" with Gary Tsang

August 14, 2013

Speaker: Gary Tsang Synopsis: Twitter will be giving a talk that covers the technical challenges of scaling Twitter and how we have overcome those challenges in our current architecture. ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - National Instruments Campus Tour

August 14, 2013

Come learn about National Instruments and the amazing challenges our products are solving! We will be showing off our products through interactive demos built and programmed with cutting edge technology. You have the chance to compete with your friends to win prizes! ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection - "Virtualization Anywhere," Richard Harry, Senior Manager/VMware

August 12, 2013

Abstract: VMware Senior Manager Richard Harry discusses virtualization and what to expect as a new college graduate or intern joining an R&D team.  Bio: Richard Harry has been involved with systems software for 20+ years. Richard’s first ten years were spent as an individual contributor and for the past ten years he has been an engineering manager. Richard currently manages the Virtual Machines and Software Lifecycle Platform at VMware.    Free lunch! ...

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Food for Thought with VMware "You are What you Tweet: Managing Your Online Presence"

August 12, 2013

Location: POB 2.402Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Speaker: Kim Hollenshead Abstract: Do you think it’s fun to post about your escapades from 6th Street and Spring Break? Of course it is . . . but who’s watching your posts and videos?  ...

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Facebook Tech Talk

August 7, 2013

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FoCS Corporate Connection - Facebook Tech Talk/Crush Your Coding Interview

August 7, 2013

Come hear from Facebook engineer Bob Baldwin about Facebook Photos! ...

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FoCS Corporate Connection -- National Instruments Info Session

August 5, 2013

Speaker: John Graff, VP of Sales Americas Region (and UT Alum!) Pizza and refreshments will be served.  ...

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