Hey Divers! 👋

Phew, we're nearly at the end of the semester- week 11 is gonna go much faster than you think!

We're reached what will be our last newsletter edition for this year, and a BIG THANK YOU for all your support and involvement with us in 2021! We hope that despite all the challenges that life has thrown your way, you were able to find time to take care of yourself and be proud of all your achievements.

As we sign off for the newsletter for the year, we'd like to announce that we've extended our recruitment deadline till 22nd October 🤩 Join our team in 2022 for a chance to work closely with the Faculty, students, and industry professionals to champion diversity in IT!

Have a fruitful finish to the semester, and good luck with exams 👋

diversIT 2022 Committee Recruitment

As the semester and year is coming to a close, it is time to begin our annual recruitment. Applications for our 2022 committee are now open! We have positions available across our Leadership, Marketing, and Events & Initiatives team (find these role descriptions in the form link above). If you are passionate about making a positive difference and championing diversity in IT, this is a call for YOU! 📣 Click above for more info about what we do, and apply now! 🥰
📎 Check out testimonials of our 2021 team:

Zonta Women in Tech Award 2021

 05/11  Zonta Melbourne on Yarra celebrates emerging female talent with our $1000 Women in Technology Award 2021. They are seeking applications from women studying and achieving in the technology and engineering fields. Applications are open until 5 November 2021!
📎 Click here to learn more about Zonta

MYMI Summit: Intersection

 13/10  The Summit is MYMI's annual academic conference that showcases existing and up-and-coming research in medical technology at an undergraduate and graduate level.
This event invites students from all faculties and at various stages in their careers to think critically about medical technology from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will be given a space to practice presenting research and network with other like-minded professionals.
📎 Click here to learn more

Kaspersky APAC Secur'IT Cup 2021

 29/10  The APAC Secur’IT Cup’21 is Kaspersky’s regional student cyber-security hackathon dedicated to the challenges of a rapidly changing world, and tackling security issues posed by new technologies. This 3-day hackathon provides participants the chance to come up with their own ideas for projects to help solve cybersecurity issues. The winning team will take away $1,000 with the opportunity to participate in the global finals!

Skand Internships and Full-Time Positions

Skand is a software platform that allows users to visualise, analyse, annotate, extract intelligence and share digital representations of physical assets. With exciting applications in the fields of data analysis, AI, 3D modelling and more, Skand offers a dynamic team for students to kick start their career in. With full-time and internship positions available in Melbourne, click the button above to put in your application!

Cisco Systems Engineer Internship

 27/10  Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Cisco promises the chance to enhance your creativity while making powerful solutions that have real world impact. You’ll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you’ll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Apply now for their systems engineer internship!

NTT Graduate Program

 24/10  NTT is a leading global tech services company. They work with organizations around the world to shape and achieve outcomes through intelligent technology solutions. Get ready to innovate, create and lead as a graduate in NTT! Applications to a variety of their streams are open for 2022.


The benefits of having a diverse workforce cannot be overstated. With more and more industries getting on board the vehicle of tech, the financial fruits that diverse teams can produce are more important now than ever. CSR Wire's article brings together several professional research reports to paint a holistic picture of how diversity impacts the tech industry in particular.

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