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CS 396: Meeting 6 – Jamf

Dear students, Today we welcome a team of panelists from Jamf to discover the software engineering process. These folks have been welcome partners. During my first summer in Eau Claire, I was looking to gain some experience with iOS, so they hired me on as Dr. Intern. They’ve hired an overwhelming number of our students. […]

CS 396: Meeting 5 – Graduate School

Dear students, Today, Hannah Miller of the University of Minnesota will share with us about a different sort of future: graduate school, which may lead to academia, a research scientist position, or who knows what. Hannah and I collaborated on a research project several years ago. Our mission was to build a social network for […]

CS 396: Meeting 4 – Interviewing

Dear students, With the Career Breakfast and Fair behind us, we enter this nebulous period of waiting for a callback. If we get one, we’ll be in the position of talking at length about ourselves and the company we are courting. This kind of conversation is unfamiliar and universally awkward. We call it the interview. […]

CS 396: Meeting 3 – Resume Reviews

Dear students, Today Alyssa and her colleagues from Career Services will help us review resumes. Here’s your TODO list for next time: If you registered, attend the career breakfast on Thursday morning. Check in with me after you’ve met some employers, and I’ll credit your participation. I strongly encourage you to attend the larger career […]

CS 396: Meeting 2 – Networking

Dear students, Today Alyssa from Career Services will help us prepare for the upcoming career fair. I’d like to take a moment to say that you’ve got an awesome opportunity here. I had nothing like this when I was an undergraduate, and I spent many hours sending emails to potential employers and never hearing back. […]

CS 396: Meeting 1 – Resumes

Dear students, Welcome to CS 396! This class is about life after school. Mostly this means your career, but we are more than workers, so we will discuss being a human too. Each week in this class, someone else will be up front. The first four weeks will be led by Alyssa Slaby from Career […]

CS 396 – Junior Seminar

Course Information Syllabus Enrollment: ~51 Lectures

CS 396 Lecture

Agenda what ?s Eric Fischer of Intel TODO Share two observations or questions you took away from our discussion with Intel. Browse How College Graduates Solve Information Problems Once They Join the Workplace. A summary video is available. What do you think? Turn these in on one 1/4 sheet at the beginning of next class.

CS 396 Lecture 13 – Skyline Technologies

Agenda what ?s Aaron Wirth and Mark Lezotte of Marshfield Clinic TODO Share two observations or questions you took away from our discussion with Skyline Technologies. Research our next speaker: Intel. Prepare two questions you might ask Eric Fischer. Turn these in on one 1/4 sheet at the beginning of next class.

CS 396 Lecture 12 – Marshfield Clinic

Agenda what ?s Peter Shave of Marshfield Clinic TODO Share two observations or questions you took away from our discussion with Marshfield Clinic. Research our next speaker: Skyline Technologies. Prepare two questions you might ask Aaron Wirth and Mark Lezotte. Turn these in on one 1/4 sheet at the beginning of next class. For extra credit, read Programming and […]

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