Google is not a conventional company, and don’t intend to become one. True, they share attributes with the world’s most successful organizations – a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind – but even as they continue to grow, they’re committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, they know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to their success.
They provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate about their lives as they are about their work.
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Thanks to Kailash Pandey ’19 for sharing this with us!
Microsoft and LinkedIn have created a new Resume Assistant. It is a tool to help users optimize their resumes for specific jobs, and is now available for Office 365 subscribers on Windows! Resume Assistant simply pops up in a sidebar and helps by offering examples of work experience descriptions you can use as inspiration for your resume based on a role (like a project manager) or an industry (like journalism). You can also filter through skills prospective employers might be looking for to fine-tune and tailor your CV.
To access the feature, just open Word, click on Review, then click Resume Assistant. Create a draft of your resume and then come meet with one of the PCAs during drop-in hours and they can give you feedback to make sure it is ready for applications! Drop in hours are Monday-Friday 12:30-4:00 pm in the Adirondack House.
In the wee morning hours of Sunday, February 4th, Mary Lothrop, Director of Health Professions and STEM Advising and I departed wintery Vermont with 10 students and 1 faculty member to begin the San Francisco Bay Area Student Tech Trek.
The Student Treks connect students with multiple alumni and organizations during on-site visits and job shadowing experiences. These CCI-led trips are unique “living and learning” cohort experiences that provide the students with an opportunity to explore a particular field of interest. The CCI works closely with members from the Middlebury Professional Networks (MPNs) to plan meaningful activities throughout the experience. We also collaborate with the alumni office and the relevant academic department. For this Trek, new computer science instructor, Jason Grant is traveling with us!
During this “Tech Trek” students will participate in:
3 full days of job shadows,
nightly reflection dinners with alumni,
site visits to Intel, TriplePoint Capital, and Facebook,
a Tech Summit hosted by Parker Harris ’89 at Salesforce
What a great way to spend our Feb break! We will fill you in more when we return.
At JPMorgan Chase, you’ll be part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. Their team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, and innovations in electronic payments, cyber security and cloud development.
This two-year program is designed to open the door to an accelerated career in technology. It starts with in-depth training, after which you’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and sharpen your skill set while working together with colleagues within our consumer, wholesale or corporate businesses.
As a Software Engineer, you will develop innovative solutions that power our clients’ businesses and customers’ lives. You’ll join a team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high-quality software and new products. You’ll update teams and key stakeholders on the progress of what’s being developed. Best of all, you’ll be sharing ideas, information and innovation with our global team of technologists.
As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will help build high-performance systems along with our top technologists. You’ll engage in the design and development of innovative storage, networking and compute solutions on critical business platforms that have unmatched scale, while building software solutions that automate the firm’s operations.
A well-rounded academic background — minimum required cumulative GPA of 3.2
Pursuing a B.A., B.S. or 5th year M.A. or M.S. with expected graduation of December 2017 or June 2018 or participating in a JPMorgan Chase-sponsored training program
Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and/or MIS majors are preferred — other majors may be considered
Infrastructure Engineering candidates should have knowledge of one or more of the following: virtualization, cloud computing, networking, storage, information security, database technologies, mobile computing, and operating systems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment
Relevant internship experience and leadership in school or community organization