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Off-Campus Tours and Talks

2015-16

Google Tour and Talk
Mountain View, CA
April 29, 2016

Google Presenters:
Sidnie Davis, College Recruiter
Dave Thau, former Chan-Norris Endowed Visiting Professor in Computer Science, Mills College; Manager, Google
Talk by Dave Thau: Geo For Good
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Mills' Career Trek at Yelp 
San Francisco, CA
April 15, 2016

Yelp Presenters:
Miriam Warren (BA Ethnic Studies), Vice President for New Markets
Rachel Williams, Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Frances Haugen, Senior Product Manager
Stephanie Teng, Product Manager
Taylor Scoma, SeatMe Sales - Team Lead
Connie Sardo, Senior Corporate Counsel
Uli Bilke, Chief of Staff - New Markets
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Mills' Career Trek at Salesforce
San Francisco, CA
March 18, 2016

Salesforce Presenters:
Ruth Sears ('04, MBA '13), Senior Technical Writer
Lydia Mann ('83), Lead Technical Writer
Amy Palke (ICS MA '04), Principal Member of Technical Staff
Eric Wulff (ICS MA '04), QA Engineer

National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Tour

415 20th St., Oakland, CA
October 29, 2015

A tour of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab parallel systems/supercomputing center at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center for Mills students, including a talk given by Katie Antypas, head of NERSC’s Scientific Computing and Data Services Department.  The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) is the primary scientific computing facility for the Office of Science in the US Department of Energy. As one of the largest facilities in the world devoted to providing computational resources and expertise for basic scientific research, NERSC is a world leader in accelerating scientific discovery through computation. NERSC is a division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in Berkeley, California.  NERSC itself is located at the UC Oakland Scientific Facility in Oakland, California.
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2014–15

Square Tour
San Francisco, CA
October 24, 2014

Square presenters:
Justine Osborne ('12) - Application Security Engineer
Tom Daniels - Application Security Engineer
Vanessa Slavich - Talent and Diversity Programs
Justin Cummins, Tim Kordas, Neal Harris, Alok Menghrajani and Cedric Staub
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2012–13

Adobe Systems Tour
San Francisco, CA
March 28, 2013

Adobe presenters:
JuLee Burdekin ('95) - Senior Manager of Content
Sarah Alley - Manager Client Engineering
Julie Campagna – Inspiration Group Manager
Jennifer Chang - Sr Program Manager
Rachel Luxemburg - Principal Strategist, Community & Social Media
Divya Manian - Product Manager
Erica Norton - Software Quality Developer, Digital Publications
Kelly Orasin - Talent Partner, University Talent
Julie Selby - Program Manager
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How to Crack the Coding Interview: Skills and Strategies for Software Engineers and PMs
Intel Headquarters
Santa Clara, CA
October 17, 2012

CodeChix presents Gayle Laakmann McDowell for a heart-to-heart talk about technical interviews and what CS concepts, code and design are needed when interviewing for a tech job.

Cracking the Coding Interview is the #1 interview prep book for software engineers. The Google Resume is a broader book to teach people what they need to do to position themselves for a tech job, starting from early in college up through the offer and job performance itself.

2011–12

Facebook Women Engineers Host Mills College's Department of Computer Science
Dinner, tour, and conversations with women engineers at Facebook Headquarters
Menlo Park, CA
February 17, 2012
See pictures at Mills College Students Meet with Facebook Engineers

National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Tour
415 20th St., Oakland
November 7, 2011

A tour of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab parallel systems/supercomputing center at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center for Mills students, including a talk given by Katie Antypas, head of NERSC’s User Services Group.  The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) is the primary scientific computing facility for the Office of Science in the US Department of Energy. As one of the largest facilities in the world devoted to providing computational resources and expertise for basic scientific research, NERSC is a world leader in accelerating scientific discovery through computation. NERSC is a division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in Berkeley, California.  NERSC itself is located at the UC Oakland Scientific Facility in Oakland, California.  See article Berkely Lab and NERSC Reach Out to Women in Computing with pictures of the tour


 

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