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Hey Divers 👋

We hope the semester's been treating you well so far! 🤓 
I know we've been having fun meeting so many of you at FIT's Munch & Mingle last Tuesday!

We are so excited for very first Movie Night 🎥🍿 is happening this Wednesday (21/09) 🥰. There will be pizza, drinks, and popcorn as we all watch the 1986 film Top Gun 👨‍✈️ at the C1 Lecture Theatre!

If you missed registration, no worries! We've got so much lined up this semester! Follow us on our socials linked down below to keep up to date with the various activities we have planned for this semester!

🤓 GET INVOLVED AT UNI 

Studying on Clayton campus and need some fun to break up your day? Exciting news... Monash Sport have transformed what was once a courtyard into an awesome games and activities room! 🤩 The Arcade is a free space for students to participate in fun activities like billiards, darts, foosball and arcade games - AND it's open 7 days a week! 🏅 Check it out for some much needed fun between study sessions 🥰

The Arcade at Monash Sport

Access Monash Mentoring Program

The Access Monash Mentoring Program aims to improve university access and participation for talented students from low socio-economic backgrounds. You will be paired with 1-2 VCE high school students, and help them navigate their way through VCE and their transition into higher education. 

If you have any questions, make sure you contact: mentoring@monash.edu

If this sounds like something you are keen to get involved in, apply by clicking the link below!

Apply to be an access monash mentor/mentee

Information Technology Peer Mentoring

The Monash Information Technology Mentoring Program aims to improve university access and participation for talented students from low socio-economic backgrounds. You will be paired with a group of IT students, and help them navigate their way through their uni life. 

If you have any questions, make sure you contact: mentoring@monash.edu

If this sounds like something you are keen to get involved in, apply by clicking the link below!

Apply to be an IT monash mentor/mentee
UPCOMING EVENTS
diversIT MOVIE NIGHT!!
C1 Lecture theatre
Week 9, Wednesday 21/09/22

[A dark blue graphic, with semi-transparent dots in the background. Monash diversITs logo is present on the right-hand side of the graphic. Text reading 'Monash diversIT presents' 'MOVIE NIGHT' in uppercase, illuminated text, and [Casual gathering] in the center, below in brackets.

A vintage movie ticket-shaped icon, with a cream-colored background and a black border, spreads across the lower half of the graphic. On which the text reads the name of the movie (Top gun) and its year (1986), as well as the date (21/09/2022), time (6:30-10:30 pm), location (Central 1 Lecture theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk, Clayton) and bottom text reading 'Free food and drinks provided' ]  

We’ll be providing popcorn 🍿 , drinks 🥤and pizza 🍕 to enjoy while we all watch ‘Top Gun (1986)’


Details:
🗓 Wednesday 21st September

⏰ 6:30 - 10:00pm

📍Central 1 lecture theatre, 25 Exhibition Walk, Monash Clayton

Hope to see you all there!!✨

Register here

Monash Student Leadership Summit
 

Keen to learn from inspiring leaders, tackle modern leadership challenges, and build your network of like-minded peers who want to develop as leaders? The annual Student Leadership Summit is all about helping you navigate change as a leader in a complex world.

Over three days in late September (26th - 28th),  you’ll take part in informative workshops designed to help you develop leadership strengths, and hear from leading thinkers about interdisciplinary issues affecting Australian society and the world.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about this program, you can send an email to:  leap.into.leadership@monash.edu

If this sounds like something that interests you, register by clicking on the link below. 

Register here

Wanting to stay up to date with all the cool events happening around and around all campuses, look no further and check out the Monash Stay Connected website 🙌

Stay Connected
🙋‍♀ VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Want to use your skills in using the internet, devices, and basic computer programs for good? Look no further, with this volunteer opportunity as a Digital Literacy Trainer at the Brotherhood of St. Laurence! This fully-remote volunteer opportunity is constantly seeking volunteers to help end the digital divide that makes it difficult to access employment, study, and other opportunities. If you're keen, click the link below!

Volunteer at Brotherhood of St. Laurence
💼 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Deloitte: STEM Degrees - 2022 Technology Vacationer Program


Deloitte is looking for students to join their 2022-2023 vacationer program, where you will get to explore a range of career paths within tech. Within this internship, you will not only be working on high-impact, meaningful and purpose-led projects, but also have the opportunity to land a graduate role at Deloitte. 

Sound like the sort of internship program for you? Apply now via the link below!

Closing date: 30/09 

2022 Vacationer Program

Virtual Internship - ANZ Job Ready Virtual Experience Program


In ANZs Virtual Job Ready Program, you will get an opportunity to learn work-ready skills to assist you in securing your dream job. Whether you’re in high school, or university, or are still exploring opportunities, enrolment is now open to all students. This Virtual Experience Program is free and self-paced, and it takes 2-3 hours to complete.

Develop the job-ready skills to launch your career by enrolling into the program now.

Closing date:  22/09 

ANZ virtual internship

NAB Technology Internship Program - January 2023


The technology internship program at NAB is looking for passionate students who are seeking a great opportunity in a wide range of fields. This is the perfect opportunity to get experience in your desired field. Click below to find out about the types of fields NAB is seeking students for, and how to apply!

Closing date: 30/11

NAB Technology internship program

In addition to all the fantastic opportunities above, check out the GradConnection graduate and internship calendar, for even more opportunities that may be suitable for you!

GradConnection Calendar
📃 DIVERSITY IN TECH NEWS

With recent changes in the economy, many tech companies and startups have been cutting costs, avoiding hiring, and even started layoffs. It's been speculated that this will affect underrepresented communities, such as women and BIPOC IT specialists, the most. If you're interested in learning more, have a read of Victoria Elliot's article in WIRED Magazine right here.

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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