Two U of M alumni, who work for arguably one of the most prominent companies in the world, are returning to campus to speak with students.
On Thursday, April 2, Google employees Shawn Silverman and Tim Lambert, will be on hand all day for a series of three tech talks as well as a session on interview tips. The department of computer science, the Faculty of Engineering and Career Services have organized these fun and interactive sessions to offer students applicable knowledge as well as some informal mentorship.
Interactive small group session with Google
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | 474 University Centre
UPDATE: This session is fully booked.
Students will get the chance to talk with representatives from Google, learn about life at Google and play their interactive card game “Launch & Iterate” (check out Launch & Iterate Tutorial on YouTube). Lunch will be provided afterwards for group participants. Pre-registration is necessary and space is limited to 30 students. Register at CareerConnect.
Tech Talk on the Go Language
1:00 to 2:20 p.m. | E2-105, EITC
Students will hear about the Go Programming Language, which makes it easy to build simple, reliable and efficient software. Registration is not necessary, however space is limited to the first 100 students on a first come basis.
Interview Tips from Google
2:30 to 3:45 p.m. | E2-330, EITC
Students will learn how to prepare for interviews at tech companies like Google and get tips on possible interview questions. Registration is not necessary, however space is limited to the first 80 students on a first come basis.
Tech Talk on Maximizing Data Centre Efficiency
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. | Senate Chambers, E3-262, EITC
Students will learn about data centres and how they can be built and operated in the most efficient way possible. Registration is not, however space is limited to the first 100 students on a first come basis.