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29 October 2017

Freelancer.com API Hackathon 2018

Hey CSESoc!

As the second semester draws to a close, and you lick your wounds or walk head high after final exams, you are invited to come and take part in the Hackathon of the year! There’s up to $8000 in prize money to be won and great ideas waiting to be created! The Hackathon is a part of our annual conference StartCon - the largest in Australia for startups and growth - and this year it’s based around the endless possibilities of the Freelancer.com API.

How does it work?

The Hackathon is a chance to create new and amazing apps that leverage the Freelancer.com platform and marketplace (and the army of Freelancers that use the site) through our shiny new API.

Tell me more!

  • When: The Hackathon is run over the both days of the StartCon conference, on the 1st and 2nd of December
  • Where: Royal Randwick Racecourse
  • Who: It’s free to apply either as a team, or fly solo
  • Prizes: There is up to $8,000 in prizes to be given away, including a massive $5,000 for the winning team or individual
  • Food: You betcha!

Any other perks?

This is your opportunity to showcase your ability, and perhaps even gain a position with Freelancer - one of the leading tech companies in Australia. Numerous entrants have gained engineering and data science positions with us, and an entrant in 2015 is now a Senior Product Manager, and rising star in the business! As a Hackathon participant, you also get an full-access pass to all of the conference over both days. Speakers this year include the CEOs of Dribbble, Moz, and Crunchbase, CMO of Classpass, Growth Engineering manager at Pinterest, and many many more.

So grab your toolkits, albeit same ones from your finals, and come showcase your talents and have fun!

~~ Find out more here and submit your application directly here ~~

29 October 2017

BCG Graduate Employment Opportunities

Have you started to think about your career? Don't miss out and register with us to be included in our mailing for BCG Australia's 2018 recruiting events!

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world leading advisor on business strategy to major corporations, government bodies and not-for-profits.

At BCG, your talent and ambition are just the start. You will experience a life-changing career with global opportunities, outstanding professional development and an intellectually inspiring environment. By working with the world's leading businesses on their toughest strategic and operational questions, you will shape their future and grow into a responsible leader.

We recruit students from all disciplines and from all universities in Australia and New Zealand.

Register here to receive invitations for 2018 BCG in-house events, campus presentation dates and be kept updated with application deadlines

Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn or visit careers.bcg.com

15 October 2017

Google and CSESoc Presents: Inclusion in Hacking

Wednesday October 18th, 1:30PM - 3:30PM at Level 1 Seminar Room, K17 Building.

Google are coming to visit CSESoc for our weekly BBQ and are holding a talk on the importance of inclusivity in tech.

Reduce bias and promote inclusion to create impact and innovation. Come ready for an interactive learning experience with Googlers that will help you contribute to an inclusive culture at university and beyond where all of you can thrive.

WHERE: Level 1 Seminar Room, K17 Building

WHEN: 1:30PM Wednesday, October 18

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/569945830003156/

1 October 2017

Wargaming Tech Talk: Front Row Seat to the Future

Wednesday October 4th, 1:30PM - 3:00PM in Level 1 Seminar Room, K17.

Wargaming.net presents: Front Row Seat to the Future Why working in games keeps you at the cutting edge of innovation

For decades now, game technologies have stayed at the cutting edge of engineering involving both future hardware and software. With one foot in research and the other in development, games and to a greater extent interactive entertainment in general are often the first reason we have to mass market innovations. Think about artificial intelligence, virtual reality, Clouds and 4k screens, just to name a current few. This talk will be about how technologies are pushed by games and why working in this industry will definitely give you a front row seat to the future.

Liko-Paul Pinsonnault is a Technical Director at Wargaming Sydney where he focuses on technologies for games and development across multiple studios.

Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1684954341554606/

1 October 2017

Intern and Fresh Graduates opportunities at Facebook

Facebook is seeking Software Engineers & Interns to join their engineering team. You can help build the next-generation of systems behind Facebook's products, create web applications that reach millions of people, build high volume servers and be a part of a team that’s working to help people connect with each other around the globe. All their roles are based in their headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

If you're interested in exploring a new grad opportunity with Facebook, please apply for the role directly at this link: https://www.facebook.com/careers/jobs/a0I1200000LSOG5EAP/

If you’re interested in exploring an internship opportunity with Facebook, please apply for the role directly at this link: https://www.facebook.com/careers/jobs/a0I1200000IAGYKEA5/