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Hey Divers,

Welcome back to 2020 - and our very first edition of the diversIT newsletter for the year! May your classes be happy, your assignments smooth and your compilers error-free :D

Our team has been working super hard to bring many exciting events (and merch) to you. And psst… Did you check our committee intro series on our Facebook and Instagram accounts?

This edition covers just a few of the many events and career opportunities coming up in the next fortnight - keep reading to find out about our first event of 2020, a programming bootcamp, virtual careers fair, and career opportunities from EY and DeepNeuron! 

Tap the green buttons to check them out, and get hyped to start this semester!

🤓 GET INVOLVED AT UNI 
CCA Presents: A Guide to First Year

  19/3   Not sure about this whole uni thing yet? Fear not, for CCA has you covered! Join other first years and grab some spicy tips to nailing uni from a panel of been-there, done-that people, while enjoying pizza!

CCA Presents: Trivia Night 2020

  23/3  What’s the full name of the ‘cello? Violoncello, of course! If winning trivia games is what you’re about, then look no further. CCA will have you entertained in a night of fun and trivia, and you have a bonus opportunity - impress the industry representatives with your wacky facts! (You can also network with them without being super competitive)

Nerdstravaganza

  22/3   This one’s for you if you’re into nerdy things! This is the annual Nerdstravaganza, featuring clubs like MEGA (Monash Electronic Gaming Association), Society for Anime and Manga Appreciation, Monash Mahjong Club, and oh so many more! Be sure to head down to find all your faves in one spot!

IT Virtual Career Fair

  16/3 - 20/3   Ready to kick start your career? Wanting to explore different career opportunities in the IT Industry? The Faculty of Information Technology is hosting its inaugural virtual careers fair – exclusively online and open to Monash IT students. Chase your dream right from the comfort of your home!

Virtual Programming Bootcamp: Undergraduate
Virtual Programming Bootcamp: Postgraduate

  29/3   If you’re looking to get a head-start on programming concepts taught in your introductory programming units, register for the Virtual Programming Bootcamp. You'll get access to quality content (including video modules with memes) to complement your study. Register before the 29th of March to have the resources emailed to you!

🙋‍♀ VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
Go Girl, Go for IT - Event Volunteer

Are you passionate about gender diversity in IT as much as we are? Then check out the variety of volunteer roles offered by Go Girl, Go for IT! From social media manager to events volunteer, put your skills to test (or learn new ones), all the while making a difference in the community!

💼 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
EY - Summer Vacation Program
EY - Graduate Program

  26/3   Where do you start if you want to change the world? You start right here, at EY. If you're looking for a rewarding graduate role, or just interested to see how a renowned accounting firm is embracing technology - Aply for their Graduate Program or Summer Vacation program - but hurry, applications close 26th of March!

DeepNeuron - Team Recruitment

  9/4   Eager to get involved with Monash University's AI research laboratory that explores deep learning? Monash DeepNeuron is seeking keen students from any faculty, not just engineering or IT, who are willing to commit time and effort into this team. And the best part? Prior deep learning knowledge is not necessary- so get prepared to dive into AI!

📃 DIVERSITY IN TECH NEWS

Happy belated International Women's Day! We've got a special article for you in celebration - 37 Women Who've Upended Science, Tech, and Engineering For the Better. Read on to find out who these inspiring women are and the amazing impact they've had on the world of STEM. 
 

Check out our website!
www.monashdiversit.com

Why you should check it out:

  • It contains links to FREE software resources.
    eg Microsoft Office 365, Jetbrains IDE (To code in Python, Java, etc.), Microsoft Windows 10, Github Developer Pack (free private repositories to store your code)
  • It contains links to programming tutorials to improve in Python, Javascript, Java, etc.
  • It talks about diversIT and what we stand for
If you find anything that you think we should add to the newsletter, just email us!
 
We don't believe in fluff. We believe in diving straight into a community.
 
Feel free to email us if you have suggestions for content, events run by diversIT or any questions at:
gday@monashdiversit.com
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