WiCS Weekly 02/10

Posted February 9th, 2014 by Alyssa Sallean

Hello Ladies (and gents)!

I hope you're having a fantastic weekend! Here are some events happening this week and the couple of following weeks. Mark your calendars now! (:

WiCS this week:

WiCS General Meeting

When? Monday, February 10 | 6:00PM

Where? GDC 1.406

Come out to learn about our upcoming events for the semester!!! We will have guest speakers from Accenture who will discuss open internship opportunities.

Salesforce Information Session

When? Thursday, February 13th | 5:00-6:00PM

Where? GDC 1.304

Come hear about some of the opportunities at Salesforce over some yummy food! Details: Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing leader. Our social and mobile cloud technologies—including our flagship sales and CRM applications—help companies connect with customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways.

WiCS Upcomming:

Microsoft Coding Challenge and WiCS

When? Monday, February 17th | 6:00 – 9:00PM

Where? GDC 4.304

Please see flyer below! The challenge will consist of student teams consisting of 1-3 people working on their individual devices to solve pre-designed questions which our attendees will administer and grade at the end of 90 minutes.

SXSW Digital Creative Job Market When? March 6th and 7th | 10:00AM - 6:00PM Where? Austin Convention Center: Ballrooms A, B, C Please see flyer below! Details: SXSW invites you to join us at this year’s Digital Creative Job Market sponsored by Publicis Groupe. It’s a free and open to the public recruiting event, aiming to bring talented professionals together with innovative, 21st century companies. Employers attending this year’s job market include Hulu, Bloomberg, 3M, Yelp!, Havas Worldwide, and many more! In addition to a wide range of employers, ABC’s popular TV show, Shark Tank, will be holding an open casting call.

As always, if you have questions about any of these events, don't hesitate to ask me!!

Nada Ismail

WiCS Bull Session this Wednesday!

Posted October 20th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey! Our bull session is this wednesday at 6:30 in GDC 6.302! For those of you who are unfamiliar with this, we go through each of the CS classes (and some math) and discuss what the classes are like so you can get a feel before you register. Please RSVP here


Posted October 7th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey all!!

Happy October! :D

Just a reminder that HackTX is on November 15-16th and I highly recommend signing up because the wait list is almost full!

Why HackTX?

$10,000 in prizes. 500 Hackers. 24 awesome hours.

Be there or be square.

Career Workshop Reminder

Also, please be aware that there are only two more career workshop sessions:

Interview Prep Session

Oct. 8th & 15th

GDC 6.302 from 6:30-9

Google on Friday!

Posted September 26th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey Ladies & Gents!

Come celebrate Google's birthday this Friday, 9/27, from 12-2pm in the GDC Atrium with cupcakes from Polkadots! Join the G+ Event and post pictures with your cupcakes and Google swag with the hashtag #UTGoogle15 to be entered into a drawing for swag and Google Play gift cards! Share the event with the same hashtag for extra chances to win.

Your UT Austin Google Student Ambassadors, Connie and Elynn, will be drawing names every so often and giving out prizes for super awesome and creative photos. They'll also be there to answer questions regarding opportunities at Google and hand out more swag.

Invite your friends and share this with your fellow Longhorns! Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate with us. Have a Googley day and see you on Friday!

-- Maria Aviles President, WiCS

Events for the week!

Posted September 17th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey Ladies (& gents),

Just a reminder of the events happening this week.

Thursday we will be having a Info Session with ConocoPhillips in GDC 2.104 which is the room next to the cafe with the cool yellowish tables. If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP here by Wednesday @ 8pm

REMINDER: When you RSVP to any event, you are making a commitment to show up, so please check your schedules before RSVP'ing to any type of event.

Thank you, enjoy your week!

Upcoming Events For the Week of September 8th!

Posted September 8th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

WiCS Kickoff!!

Come Join WiCS as we have our kick-off celebration for the year! This also counts as our first general meeting, so please try to come!

What: WiCS Kickoff

Where: SAC Ballroom

When: 6:00 - 7:30 Monday, September 9th

RSVP here

Rackspace Career Fair Prep

Rackspace will be hosting an interview prep to prepare for the upcoming CNS Career Fair on Monday, September 16th. Please come by, it will be very informative!

What: Rackspace CF Prep

Where: GDC 4.304

When: 6:00 - 7:30 Friday, September 13th


Remember, the CNS Fall Career Expo is coming up next week! Print out copious amounts of resumes and practice being charming!

Mentor Kickoff and First Brain Freeze Friday!

Posted September 2nd, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey guys!

So there are a few things happening this week.

Mentor Kickoff

Whether you're a mentor or a mentee, please come join us as we kickoff the new school year!

What: Mentor Kickoff

When: 6:30 PM Thursday, September 5th

Where: GDC Auditorium

First Brain Freeze Friday!

Always on the first Friday of the month, come join the CS department for refreshments (Usually tiffs treats or ice cream :D) This month, each CS organization will have a table and you can come learn about them! It is always much fun, but show up on time or else the goodies might be gone!

What: Brain Freeze Friday

When: 3-5 PM Friday, September 6th

Where: GDC Atrium

Hope to see y'all soon!

WiCS School Year 2013!

Posted August 29th, 2013 by Alyssa Sallean

Hey All!

Welcome Back! Starting now, I am going to posting useful information about all of our exciting wics events and stuff this year!

So check back!

Chevron Dinner, Google Events, and Resume Books

Posted September 19th, 2012 by Cassie Schwendiman

Chevron Dinner

We are also having a dinner with Chevron on Monday, September 24th at 6:30 at Austin's Pizza on the Drag. This event will be after the Career Fair, so it will be a great time to relax and meet up with Chevron in a less intense atmosphere. I would really love as many people to come as possible! As Liz said, we take RSVP very seriously, so if you say you are coming, please come!

What: Chevron Dinner

Where: Austin's Pizza on the Drag

When: 9/24 6:30pm

RSVP here as soon as possible!

Resume Book

For those of you who have already submitted their resumes to be in the Resume Book, thank you! For anyone who has not submitted their resume and would still like to, I am going to be taking resumes until 11:59 PM on Sunday, September 23rd (right before the Career Fair!), so please get those to me!

Other Google Events (Non-WiCS)

Lastly, Google is having two events not through WICS where they will be giving talks about their company. They will be:

  • Cloud Collaboration with Google Drive Tech Talk & Info Session -- Free Food & Swag -- Tuesday, 9/25, 5:30-7pm

  • Student Tech Talk: Research at Google - Understanding the World's Languages -- Friday, 9/28, 2:30-3:30pm

Upcoming Corporate Events

Posted September 19th, 2012 by Liz Lass

Over the next week and a half, WiCS will have quite a few great opportunities to hang out with companies and talk to recruiters. This post will provide you with details about THREE different company lunches, so make sure to keep reading.

Please note that there are three separate RSVP forms. WiCS takes RSVPs seriously, so make sure to only RSVP if you actually plan on attending the event. If you RSVP and find yourself unable to attend, send me an e-mail to let me know.


WiCS will be having lunch with ConocoPhilips at 1:00 this Friday the 21st in Wagner (WAG) 308. They'll be talking about everything from full-time positions to co-ops and internships. If you attend, you can look forward to free food as well as the opportunity to learn about what ConocoPhilips is doing in the tech world.

ConocoPhillips an international energy company, is the third largest integrated energy company in the United States and the second largest refiner in the United States. The company is known worldwide for its technological expertise in deepwater exploration and production, reservoir management and exploitation, 3-D seismic technology, high-grade petroleum coke upgrading and sulfur removal. ConocoPhillips operates in more than 40 countries and has approximately 35,600 employees.

What: ConocoPhillips Lunch

Where: WAG 308

When: 9/21 1:00pm

RSVP here.

Since this event is only a few days away, please RSVP soon.


Google is hosting a networking lunch with WiCS on Tuesday the 25th from 11:30 to 1:00 in the Student Activity Center (SAC) 1.106. Since many of you have classes during some of this time, feel free to come and go as you need. Google will be handing out swag, discussing their many internship and new-hire programs, and talking about their cutting-edge development. Since they will be doing other information sessions and events on campus over the next few weeks, this will be a women's only lunch.

What: Google and WiCS Networking Lunch

Where: SAC 1.106

When: 9/25 11:30am-1:00pm

RSVP here.


Want to see what Microsoft has been up to? What you could be a part of? Come eat lunch on us and learn all about the exciting things happening.

Microsoft will be hosting a "Lunch and Learn" with WiCS on Wednesday the 26th from noon to 1:00 in Painter Pi (PAI 3.14). You can enjoy some delicious food while learning about the technical interviewing process. WiCS chicks who attended this event last year found it extremely helpful in preparing them for future interviews, so I highly recommend it. I also heard a rumor that Microsoft has some pretty awesome swag to hand out.

What: Microsoft's "Lunch and Learn"

Where: PAI 3.14

When: 9/26 12:00pm-1:00pm

RSVP here.

I Hope to see you there!

WiCS Kickoff

Posted September 10th, 2012 by Cassie Schwendiman

Hey! I hope you're all enjoying the first week of school!

I would like to cordially invite you to the WiCS 2012 Kick-Off sponsored by Lockheed Martin and the University Co-op. It will be held on Monday, September 10th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the SAC south ballroom

This a great opportunity to meet UTCS faculty as well as the other WiCS members. We will also be serving some great food!

If you plan on coming, please RSVP here.

I look forward to seeing you all there!

Upcoming Events

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