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Hey Divers,

We hope you have all had a restful Easter and mid-semester break! It’s time to get back into the groove and tackle the second half of the semester. 💪✨

It’s a busy period with assignments and assessments being thrown left and right, but we know you all got this! Remember to take it one step at a time. 👣

There are some exciting opportunities available and events happening this month, so scroll down to find out more (and take a breather from those assignments and assessments if needed)! 🤗

🤓 GET INVOLVED AT UNI 
Coffee with diversIT Initiative

The Coffee with diversIT catch-up sessions are a way for IT students to connect with members of the diversIT committee and have a chat regarding their studies, future career pathways and aspirations and anything related to IT. We will be running this initiative until the end of this semester! To learn more about our initiative and book in with our committee members for a free 30-minute coffee catch-up, simply hit the link above!

Monash DeepNeuron - Applied AI Seminar

  13/04    Interested in learning more about AI? The team at Monash DeepNeuron, along with the wider AI and HPC community, will be holding a seminar discussing the latest and greatest developments and applications of AI in industry. Sign-up now for the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the most innovative partners in the industry!

📎 Sign up here

CISSA Codebrew 2021

  16/04    CISSA's Flagship Hackathon is back and better than ever! This year, there will be 3 competition tracks under the theme of "A Post-COVID World". This event is open to all university students regardless of your skill level so sign-up if you're looking for a once-in-a-lifetime hacking experience!

📎 Sign up here

🙋‍♀ VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
Get 2 Know Webmaster

Get 2 Know is a charity organisation committed to providing services to support Health, Education, Social and Public welfare in the community. This is a great opportunity for students with webmaster or web developer experience to further develop their skills and contribute to making a positive impact in the community. 

💼 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
NAB Technology Graduate Program

 19/04  Join one of the largest technology teams in Australia, with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge, skills, and understanding of different technologies and their applications. If you are innovative, ambitious, love to code and problem solve, then NAB’s Technology Graduate Program could just be for you!

Yarra Valley Water Graduate Program

  19/04   Yarra Valley Water is Melbourne’s largest retail water utility, providing essential water and sanitation services to people and businesses. Apply for their 2022 Technology Graduate Program for the opportunity to learn and develop skills in software and hardware support, project plan and execution, networks and security, and working in a high performing team.

Coles Graduate Program

  22/04   The Coles Graduate Program offers graduates the opportunity to gain a mix of technical, operational and leadership skills. Graduates will rotate across four business areas during the 2-year program, offering insight into how each area works together to deliver to customers. Apply now for the opportunity to work with one of Australia’s largest supermarket chains!

📃 DIVERSITY IN TECH NEWS
It is without doubt that AI has been a hot topic in the tech world for a while now. There is however particular concerns regarding the underrepresentation of women in AI and data science. Humans are central to the creation of AI and machine learning, which is why it is critical that teams comprise of people with diverse and inclusive backgrounds. Read this edition's featured article to learn more about the importance of women in AI and data science! 
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
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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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