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Florida IT Pathways to Success (Flit-Path) Meeting/Social

In its fifth year, this NSF awarded, $5 million, five-year grant – Florida IT Pathways to Success project has provided 112 scholarships to our panthers as well as the development of a sense of community amongst our computer science, information
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UPE Kickoff Fall 2020

With the beginning of the final semester of 2020, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE),  the largest technology organization within FIU, held its 2020 Fall Kickoff General Meeting virtually via Zoom on August 28th. The meeting was open to all students regardless
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My virtual internship at Allstate as a software engineer

Name: Glenda Gonzalez  Hometown: Miami, FL What is your major: Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned virtually at Allstate as a software engineer within their Allstate Dealer Services (ADS) department. How did you
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SCIS Virtual Office

The office staff will be online through Zoom Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm URL: https://fiu.zoom.us/my/scisoffice Meeting ID: 3053482744  (same as the main office phone number) All our office numbers have been directed to our cellphones, and
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Got my first job! Working at Microsoft as a program manager

Name: Carolina Uribe-Gosselin Hometown: Miami, FL Degree/major: Bachelor’s in computer science and a minor in psychology Where are you working? Title? Microsoft, program manager How did you get your job? Through UPE’s ShellHacks, I met a Microsoft recruiter and expressed
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Computing professor designs stream processing system for IoT applications

Recent National Science Foundation CAREER recipient is building a digital architecture to rapidly process data. Smart devices that communicate with other smart devices, known as Internet of Things (IoT) applications, have revolutionized the modern way of life. From self-driving cars
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FIU launches new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity

Starting in the fall of 2020, FIU is offering a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity that will prepare graduates for careers in a high-demand field. Geared to train students for jobs in areas such as data security, systems security management and network threat analysis,
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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab: Internship Experience

Name: Muhammad Haseeb Ph.D. student, SCIS, Parallel Computing & Data Science Research Group (SaeedLab) Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan During Summer 2020, I worked as an intern at the National Energy Research and Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) division of the Lawrence Berkeley
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Facebook Summer Machine Learning Internship Experience

Name: Daniel Ruiz-Perez Hometown: Born in Bilbao and raised in Galicia, both in Spain Ph.D. Student, SCIS, Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG); This summer I did a remote internship at Facebook. I interned as part of the Facebook App Monetization Team,
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Got my first job! Working at Facebook

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying and working toward a degree, these Panthers’ hard work paid off. Now they’re paying it forward by letting you know
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Vitalii Stebliankin: Summer Experience

Name: Vitalii Stebliankin Hometown: Yekaterinburg, Russia Ph.D. Student, SCIS, Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG); In Summer 2020, I was lucky to work in Assurant Inc. as a Data Engineering Intern. During my internship, I worked on a data processing pipeline migration from SQL
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PantherHacks: Innovating for COVID-19

Two weeks ago, FIU’s largest technology organization, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), worked alongside FIU President Mark Rosenberg to host Florida’s very first PantherHacks! PantherHacks was a virtual weekend-long hackathon focused on developing creative solutions to the unique challenges produced by
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