September 18 2009
The Fall 2009 Job Fair will take place at the University Student Union on October 8 2009 between noon at 4pm. There is a list of employers that will be present, including companies which have historically hired CECS students: Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Raytheon.
This fair brings together representatives from many graduate and profession schools to provide information and answer questions about their program, in particular admissions procedures and how to finance your graduate education. The event is free.
As an example, the Department of Bioengineering at UC Riverside will have a representative there to discuss the BIG (Bioengineering Interdepartmental Graduate) Program .
Those of you who will be taking the WPE this coming September 26 may want to attend the WPE workshops to prepare you for the exam.
As of this Fall 2009 and starting this past Tuesday September 15th, undergraduate students have specific limits to course withdrawals and repetition of courses. A PDF page provided by Academic Advising describes the new policy. Here is a brief summary, students should download the provided description for more details.
Students are encouraged to seek the help of an adviser when making a decision about withdrawing from a class or repeating a class.
As some of you may have already discovered, MyCSULB already provides access to the Spring 2010 schedule of classes. This is to alert everyone else and also to remind everyone that there are still many changes pending on the schedule. The schedule will most likely be ready by late October.
Tutoring for lower-division CECS classes continues to take place on Fridays from 10:00am to 4:00pm in ECS-403. Tutoring is available for: CECS-110, CECS-174, CECS-201, CECS-262, CECS-274, CECS-277, and CECS-282.
CECS Labs ECS-403 and ECS-416 will be open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturdays.
The University posts several key dates and deadlines for Fall 2009. Some deadlines coming up:
Symantec has an intern software engineer position with responsibilities including implementation and maintenance features for Symantec Antivirus products or related tools. Here are the major responsibilities for this internship position:
Position Requirements and Education
Critical Success Factors
Symantec's Internship Program website has more information about interns at Symantec.
The department received information about the National Internship Program from Project Vote Smart. You can learn more about this project on their website. To learn more about and apply to the internship, please visit the National Internship Program website. One of the internship positions is for an Information Technology Assistant which lists responsibilities of: technical support, website development in PHP, HTML, CSS and XML, application development in Java and JSP, network and system administration.
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals - of all majors, backgrounds, and career interests - who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. This fall, 7,300 corps members will be teaching in 35 regions across the country while 17,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity.
You can join the movement and apply to the 2010 Teach For America corps. The NEXT Application Deadline: Friday, September 18th, 2009. You can read descriptions about who they are looking for and also the variety of benefits provided.
You can't modify a constant, float upstream, win an argument with the IRS, or satisfy this compiler
An error messaged from a C compiler as reported by A J Cunninghan as found in C Compiler Errors (For Real).