Adeola Fabola (one of our PhD students) is coordinating the Academic Skills Project (ASP) in the School of Computer Science for the 2015/2016 session. The ASP is a scheme managed by CAPOD, and run by postgraduates, designed to deliver discipline-specific skills and tailored workshops.
Yesterday afternoon the first informative and lively workshop, Securing Internships and Job Placements , attracted in excess of 100 students. After an introduction to the internship recruitment process, and tips on enhancing your required skills and CV, some of our Honours and PhD students shared their internship experiences. Workshop participants heard from Shyam Reyal, Peter Josling, Robin Nabel (Google), Simone Conte (Adobe), Ilia Shumailov (Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase), Maria Kustikova (Soliton Systems) and Nick Tikhonov (Amazon). The workshop session included a panel discussion and Informal networking session.
The slides used during the first workshop are now available, you can also sign up for next week’s workshop and remember if you missed yesterday’s session, you can still benefit from the next events. Thanks to Ade, Shyam and all the panel members for running a great event for the CS student community.