Internship/Scholarship

Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship

Takeshi Katsumata Scholarship will be available to receive applications by 12 PM, March 16.

Students can use the link below : https://csudh.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/CMXAdmin/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=1059

Once there, the student click on “Search Scholarships.” In the keyword field, they are to type “Takeshi” and scholarship will appear. The students can begin the application process by clicking on the “apply now” button.

Another way the students can access the scholarships is to enter through the MyCSUDH portal. Click on “Financial Aid” and then click on “CSUDH Scholarship Manager.” This will take them to all available scholarships.


CyberStart FastTrack 2020 Program

Cyber FastTrack 2020 has launched, which is a free cybersecurity competition for college students. Registration is open now through March 22, 2020. Attached is a Cyber FastTrack flyer with more information and a link below to their website. There is $2.2 million in scholarships for SANS courses and GIAC certifications for those who excel. Please disseminate this information to encourage participation at your school or you can email me names and contact info and I can follow-up. I was involved with promoting the Girls Go CyberStart program at the high schools and can help connect you to the right people for this program or help get questions answered for you. Please let me know if you have any questions.

CyberStart FastTrack 2020


Paid internship with City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Here’s an opportunity for a paid internship with City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). Make sure to read thoroughly.
Applications will be accepted : February 28th thru April 30th 2020

For questions about the program, you need to email: ITS_SPW.Internships@ladwp.com

Student Professional Worker Program

About the program

The Student Professional Worker (SPW) Program is a paid internship that provides college level Information Technology students valuable on-the-job training and experience, mentoring, and preparation for future career opportunities not only with LADWP but with other City departments as well. SPWs will assist and perform a wide-range of technical duties supporting the day-to-day operations of LADWP’s Information Technology Services Division. SPWs will work under the direct supervision of LADWP IT professionals and are expected to progress and develop their IT knowledge, skills and experience throughout the program.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate degree program with a declared Information Technology major in an accredited university or college.
  2. Be at a Junior or Senior standing in the declared Information Technology major curriculum, but not in your final quarter/semester prior to graduation at the time of application.
  3. Have career goals, curriculum, experience, and/or interests related to the business of the LADWP.
  4. Have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  5. Have the legal right to work in the United States. Please be aware that the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power does not sponsor work visas.
  6. A California Driver License may also be required for the job.
  7. Background check conducted in accordance with LADWP procedures and/or in accordance with NERC CIP policy requirements.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted in February 28th thru April 30th 2020 for the Academic Program Year 2020. Applications are being accepted! Click HERE to apply online and submit the following documents below:

  • Application, Cover Letter, & Resume
  • School Transcript – unofficial transcript with completed curriculum courses and grades earned
  • Optional Documents – reference letter, certifications, etc. Applications will be reviewed and the best qualified candidates will be contacted for the next phase of the process. 

Additional Information

  • The Academic Program year will start in July and end in June
  • SPWs are compensated $19.74 per hour
  • SPWs may be assigned to our Downtown LA or San Fernando Valley Offices

For questions about the Program, please send an email to: ITS_SPW.Internships@ladwp.com

About Student Professional Worker Program


Google University Programs

4th annual Hispanic Student Leadership Summit (HSLS)

On Friday,
April 17th and Saturday, April 18th, Google will gather 50 engineering and computer science students from across the US and Puerto Rico for our fourth annual Hispanic Student Leadership Summit (HSLS) in partnership with the
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and
Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI).

Google’s HSLS was created as an effort to bring Latinx leaders together to share innovative and creative best practices with one another, as well as collaborate with Google’s Latinx leadership to benefit your university, organization, and community. We would love to see some of the student leaders from your organization represented!

Details: 

Who: Undergraduate student leaders with a passion for tech and an interest in growing their leadership

When: Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th
 
Travel days: Thursday, April 16th and Sunday, April 19th

Where:
 Google Office in Austin, Texas

What: The agenda includes breakout discussions, networking with the Hispanic Google Network, student group presentations, and a unique celebration for Summit attendees!

How to Apply:

  1. Submit a completed application form no later than Sunday, March 1st. We will confirm selections by March 9th. HERE IS THE LINK TO THE HSLS 2020 APPLICATION.
  2. Acceptance to the 2020 Hispanic Student Leadership summit includes financial sponsorship for travel and accommodations. Sponsorship includes a round-trip flight to Austin, Texas (from within the US and Puerto Rico), Lyft credits for ground transportation to and from the airport and the hotel, arranged hotel accommodations from April 16th - 19th (3 nights), and all meals.

More questions? attached an FAQ doc goes into more detail about eligibility and what to expect.

We hope you are as excited about this opportunity as we are!  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at hsls2020@google.com.

-Joshua on behalf of Google’s HSLS

Google HSLS 2020 FAQ


Research Experience for Undergraduates 

NSF REU Site: Applied Computing Research in Unmanned Aerial Systems

OVERVIEW

The program offers a unique opportunity to undergraduate students nation-wide, particularly to the students of under-represented groups, to participate in applied computing research in unmanned aerial systems and their applications. The objective of the program is to provide participants unique research experiences in a stimulating environment that will involve developing secure, autonomous UAS technology and using them for knowledge discovery. The focus of this REU is to seek solutions to facilitate collection, storage, and analysis of data on the coastal environment of the Gulf of Mexico, particularly in South Texas through developing algorithms and software systems. Approximately ten students will be supported for a 10-week program from June 1, 2020 to August 7, 2020.

BENEFITS

  •  A student will gain experience in applied computing research in unmanned aerial systems and their applications.
  •  Students will receive mentoring from experienced research faculty
  •  Students will be informed about graduate schools and financial opportunities such fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships to support graduate education
  •  Students will receive $6,000 as stipend ($600 a week)
  •  A travel allowance to come to and return from the site
  •  Furnished housing will be provided
  •  Expenses for meals (a fixed amount per day) will be provided for all participating students

ELLIGIBILITY

  •  Must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States (Students from underrepresented minority groups such as Hispanics, African Americans, Native Americans, and women are strongly encouraged to apply)
  •  Must be a full-time undergraduate student (Preference category: Computer science students in junior or senior year), and not graduating before December 2020.
  •  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher 

APPLICATION PROCESS

The online application and forms can be found at: http://csreu.tamucc.edu

An application must include a completed application form, essay, unofficial copies of transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

Application Deadline: March 6, 2020

For more information:

Dulal C. Kar, Ph.D.

Department of Computing Sciences

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5824

dulal.kar@tamucc.edu

(361) 825-5878


Pinterest's 2020 Engage Scholars Program

The Pinterest Engage Scholars Program is dedicated to providing growth and learning opportunities to Freshmen and Sophomore students actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with a demonstrated interest in a technical major. We believe that building diverse teams is essential to building great products and encourage applications from underrepresented groups in the field of computer science. This program series is an unpaid training opportunity during the month of July (6th - 28th) and is located in San Francisco, CA. Given the nature of our program, we are unable to provide relocation assistance. Please submit your application by February 17th at midnight pst to be considered.

What we're looking for:

  • Freshman and Sophomore students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with a demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or a related technical major
  • Applications from groups currently underrepresented in the field of computer science (Women, Black/African American, Latin/Hispanic, American Indian populations, native Hawaiian, Alaska native and/or Pacific Islanders and those working with disabilities, etc.) are especially encouraged.
  • Excitement and curiosity for computer science, technology, and passion for Pinterest
  • Availability to regularly attend evening program series in San Francisco, CA

What you'll do:

  • Engage Scholars will attend 8 evening workshops/events during the month of July (July 6th - July 28th).
  • Work on improving technical and interpersonal skills to help prepare you for success in software engineering.
  • Partner closely with a mentor to set and achieve a growth goal during the program duration.
  • Past workshops included live mock interviews, skillset development and recruiting deep dives.
The program will be an unpaid training opportunities in San Francisco during the month of July.  Applications need to be submitted by midnight February 17th.

CAHSI: Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship

Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship 

We launched the Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship in 2010 to celebrate and support women who are beginning careers in technology. We hope to encourage women to pursue computer science, engineering, and technical studies, and to become leaders in these fields.

This year, 10 scholarship recipients will be chosen and invited to visit our headquarters in Palo Alto for a full-day, all-expenses paid developmental workshop. Programming will include professional development sessions, breakouts with our engineers, and some fun social activities! All recipients are awarded grants of $7,000 to support their education.

 

Deadline:  March 22, 2020

 

https://www.palantir.com/students/scholarship/wit-north-america/?fbclid=IwAR2rpcz5TZko3-xXTOpMo65H8pIcepOsjeewlfEJXhLUSloAOEBOKZ2CNE0



Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

up to 200 $10,000 Renewable STEM Scholarships

Applicants must:

  • Be high school seniors, freshmen or sophomore undergraduate students
  • Be U.S. citizens
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year
  • Be majoring or planning to major in one of many specified eligible STEM programs
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be open to outreach from Lockheed Martin recruitment teams regarding possible internship opportunities. (Note: All interested candidates and scholars must apply through the Lockheed Martin careers site to be considered.)

Deadline to apply is March 12, 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit https://lockheedmartin.com/scholarship

Download a flyer here to share with students!


 A Computer Science Education scholarship

Our mission as a company is to play a role in improving Computer Science education. In line with this, we are sponsoring a scholarship to recognize Computer Science (or related Information Technology field) students who actively contribute to CS education within their universities and/or communities (as TAs/mentors, building tools, etc.). codePost was actually started as an undergrad project, so supporting students interested in contributing to Computer Science education means a lot to us as a company.

The application link is here, with more details:   https://www.codepost.io/scholarships/computer-science-education

The only requirement is a 300-word essay answering the question “How have you advanced Computer Science (or related field) education at your university or within your community?” The winner will receive $500 towards their tuition. Both undergrads and grad students can apply.