What is Bay Area GPS?
The mission of Bay Area Graduate Pathways to STEM (GPS) is to inspire diverse talent to become the next generation of innovative leaders through advanced engineering degrees. Bay Area GPS is a two day conference where students attend informative workshops addressing the benefits of pursuing an advanced degree, both MS and PhD, while also preparing for graduate school and the application process. GPS promotes graduate school opportunities to underrepresented minorities (URM), first generation and low income students at Bay Area, Northern California and select Southern California universities.
Why should I attend Bay Area GPS?
Students attending the Bay Area GPS will have access to information for applying to graduate school, understand how graduate school can benefit their education and future goals, learn how to prepare a graduate school application, network with peers who will also be applying to graduate school and be paired with a peer adviser - a current graduate student - who will help with the application process.
The Horizons Fellowship
Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. We’ve welcomed National Math Olympiad winners, USA Computing Olympiad participants, renowned college entrepreneurs, students with perfect SAT/ACT scores, talented designers, photographers, and more as part of our previous cohort. Our program requires no formal computer science background.
IMPORTANT: Changes in Physical and Biological Sciences Advising, effective August 1st, 2016
Effective Monday August 1st, 2016, PBSci Undergraduate Affairs was decentralized
Included below are the new advising locations and contact information:
There will be a separate session for first year and transfer students in each major - please see location and times listed below:
Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Location: Engineering 2, Room 180, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Computer Engineering, Location: Jack Baskin Engineering 152, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Computer Science, Location: Media Theatre, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Computer Science: Computer Game Design, Location: Thimann I, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Electrical Engineering, Location: Engineering 2, Rm. 192, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Robotics Engineering, Location: Engineering 2, Rm. 194, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Technology and Information Management, Location: Jack Baskin Engineering 165, First year: 9:00 - 10:00am, Transfer: 10:15 - 11:15
Please Share! Largest IEEE Online Job Fair - This Wednesday - Sept. 21 Hosted by Region 6
Attend the IEEE Online Tech Expo whether you're looking for a new job or planning your future, visit company and resource booths. Over the past year, the online platform has grown and we are proud to say IEEE R6 now hosts the largest online job fair!
WHERE: Anywhere - Online from your PC, Tablet or Mobile Device
WHEN: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
WHAT: Visit unlimited company and resource booths and talk to recruiters live
HOST: IEEE Region 6
WHO: IEEE Members, US Veterans and Students can all attend FREE!
SHARE: If you are happily employed or retired and this event is not for you do a friend a favor and forward this message:
Students - Select Guest and enter in STUDENTPASS to bypass payment
US Veterans - Select US Veteran Option to bypass payment
CONTACT: Kyla Bonnstetter at R6TechExpo@IEEE.org to request invites.
The online Expo is a fun and convenient way to learn about companies and the jobs they are looking to fill. You can visit as many companies as you like and talk directly to their recruiters through IM, group chat or video chat. Our online system is easy to use and a great way to connect from anywhere on your PC, tablet or mobile device.
Visit Companies like GW Electric, SEL, Nextiva, HP, Leidos, Doble Engineering, Made in Space, Qulsar, HIll Air Force Base and many others.
Meet recruiters from AccurIT and Top Talent Search
The many resources are growing access the June webinars on demand in the theater for job search and career development content.
RE: Please Share! Largest IEEE Online Job Fair - This Wednesday - Sept. 21 Hosted by Region 6
There will be a meeting to discuss Computer Engineering (CE) ABET changes this Wednesday Sept 21, 1:00-2:00PM in Jack Baskin Engineering (JBE) Rm. 152.
As you have probably heard, the CE Department chose not to continue ABET accreditation. For most of you, this means little: we are dropping the paperwork and not the commitment to educational quality. All students who graduated with a CE BS degree before October 1, 2016 will have graduated from an ABET accredited program, but after that date the Electrical Engineering (EE) BS will be the only ABET accredited program at UCSC. However, it should be known that all UCSC students are graduating from a Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accredited program -- it is only ABET accreditation that is changing, and only for the Computer Engineering program.
IF ABET accreditation is important to you, you have an option. We have worked out an agreement to allow you to switch to the Electrical Engineering degree.
For declared CE majors, EE has agreed to waive some lower division course requirements and count some CE courses as electives.
We believe this change will impact few students. To borrow the words of one of our alumni from 2012 who commented on a recent City on a Hill article on our Accreditation change:
"CMPE class of 2012 here. I reached out to 16 of my contacts -- all of whom are either grads, former instructors, or PhDs from UCSC. Additionally, I spoke with several hiring managers and HR personnel. Not even one of my contacts expressed that ABET certification is required or even desirable in the industry. Many did not even know what ABET accreditation meant. Two were former USGOV employees."
We encourage you to attend this meeting to find out how, if at all, this will impact you, to answer your questions, and find out more about the transition option to the EE degree. Tracy Larrabee, the BSOE Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs, faculty from the CE and EE Departments, as well as undergraduate advisors will be present at this meeting.
If you are unable to attend this meeting, you may contact the BSOE advising office and we can share the information that was covered at the meeting. To contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GPS is a two day conference to promote graduate school, both MS and PhD, to underrepresented minorities, first generation and low income students at Bay Area, Northern California and secect Southern California Universities.
Workshops include: How to Apply to Grad School, Graduate Degree options, How to fund graduate school, Meet with current grad student mentors, and more!
Please e-mail email@example.com if you are interested in being a reader for CMPE 16, Discrete Mathematics in Fall 2016. The job consists of grading weekly homework assignments, about 80 papers per week, and helping to grade exams. You must have received an A in CMPE 16 to be considered for this job. Completion of CMPS 101, 102 or 130 with superior grades is also considered.
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