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Department consent removed - CS 484

Please be aware that department consent will be removed today (Friday, August 17, 2018) for CS 484 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59PM (EST).
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Applications to transfer to Computer Science, BCS Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence are now open

For students who are interested in transferring to BCS, BMath CS, BCS Data Science, or adding the Artificial Intelligence option to your BCS; you can apply at https://oat.uwaterloo.ca/formsbyAugust 15, 2018 at 11:59PM. Late applications will not be accepted.

Basic eligibility:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018BCS Data Science
Have credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Spring 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in August 2018.Any student who transfers into CS and is not already in their required courses for Fall 2018 will be helped to get into the necessary courses.

Fall 2018 ISA positions available

The Instructional Support Group (ISG) is seeking enthusiastic and dependable people to assume valuable roles on our teaching teams for several second-year courses (CS246, CS240, CS241 and CS241E). Each teaching team consists of course instructor(s), graduate instructional apprentices, graduate teaching assistants and an Instructional Support Assistant (ISA).

The ISA provides the primary student contact, serving as a consultant for course-related material through consulting hours. He or she also has the opportunity to gain teaching experience by helping deliver tutorial sessions and organizational experience by coordinating the activities of the graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course. Other duties include development of tutorial materials, auto-marking scripts and test cases, and assisting in proctoring and marking.

This is a 4-month full-time employment in Fall 2018 term.  Although our first commitment is to Co-op placements, non-Co-op students will be considered for thes…

Horizons Fellowship

Horizons isrecruiting for it’s Summer Immersive Program. The Horizons Fellowship coves tuition and accommodation.
The Horizons Fellowship
 supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students. 

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies - Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more. 

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Babson, Wellesley, Colgate, Brown, Michigan, great state schools, community colleges and more. We've had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program. 

Interested stu…

IBM Data Science Conference

I am reaching out on behalf of IBM to invite the students of University of Waterloo that might be interested in data science to attend their online conference for developers and data scientists, IBM Community Day: Data Science. Attendance is free and the event is completely online. Great for students to stretch their data science education even further! The conference is onJuly 24th from 9am-6pm EDT / 6am-3pm PDT. Hear from 25+ industry leading professionals as they break down new trends and practices in Data Science. Three unique tracks: IBM Code: Live coding sessions and tutorials from software devs and advocates.IBM Sessions:Hear from IBM product experts who will discuss the latest technologies in Data Science.Partner:  Learn how IBM Community Partners can help you tackle your Data Science challenges. Content from Lightbend & DataQuest.
Replays of the talks will be available to anyone who registers for 90 days after the event. Here’s the link >> https://goo.gl/WpkiYu

UWAFT Recruiting

Want hands-on experience working on a real car? UWAFT is recruiting!
UWAFT is part of the Department of Energy's EcoCAR competition and we converted a 2016 Camaro into a smart, electric hybrid sports car.
The team is looking for two dedicated graduating students from computer science that will join us to help develop the next generation of smart, hybrid electric vehicles. In particular, the team is looking for students to develop advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). This will include developing algorithms, neural nets, working with ROS, and LiDARs among other things. 
There will team support to get you up to speed with the team and software we use, as well as training provided by industry professionals. 
If this is interesting to you, then go ahead and forward your resume and transcript to: derrick.tan@edu.uwaterloo.ca
Preference will be placed on applicants with relevant background experience but a willingness to learn and a good attitude will go a long way! 
Must be able to trave…

FDM Group Open Evening - Thursday June 14 in Toronto

Are you passionate about technology and business?  Are you looking to start your career in IT or as a business consultant?  Check out FDM Group's Open Evening on Thursday, June 14th Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: FDM Centre, 130 Adelaide St W, Suite 2000, Toronto.
This opportunity will provide you with commercial awareness and understanding of what roles exist post-graduation as well as what duties and responsibilities you’ll have in the workforce. You will have the opportunity to meet with FDM staff, who can talk about what opportunities are available in the exciting and fast-paced world of IT and business. Food and drinks will be provided!
Please RSVP to ca.openevenings@fdmgroup.com to confirm your attendance.
FDM Group is an international IT services provider located in downtown Toronto with offices around the globe in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. FDM’s business model provides opportunities for recent graduates and young IT professionals to kick-start their careers as…