Events

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Alex Kirlik, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for an upcoming talk in the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Speaker Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An intermediate Python course and CMPSC 132 refresher. Covers Functions, Classes & Objects, Error Handling, and Modules/Libraries.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join IST alumni as they share their diverse experiences and perspectives gained through their educational and professional journeys. Learn from the challenges and opportunities faced by these individuals from underrepresented backgrounds as they navigated the college experience and work to advance their careers and grow their professional networks. This event aims to inspire an open dialogue for students and alumni, and provide unique viewpoints to help all attendees be better prepared to thrive in diverse professional and personal communities.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10 minutes in length are available with IST's Career Solutions staff for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in finding a job or internship across town or around the world?

  • Learn how to connect your career objectives with hiring opportunities by identifying key employers and industry contacts for informational interviews and professional networking. 
  • Get a realistic understanding of work permit and visa requirements, financial considerations and other prime factors critical to career success in a new location.  
  • Identify American employers seeking to hire international professionals for their U.S. operations through H-1B visa petitions - and learn how to connect this information to current job opportunities.  
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in a career or internship in government? Connect with government employers on Thursday, March 18 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the G2U PGH Spring 2021 Government Virtual Career + Internship Fair, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and sponsored by Volcker Alliance

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be hosting open office hours for two of our job families, our Business Analyst job family and our Technology job family. These sessions are intended to be casual, come and go opportunities for you to connect with our associates informally. You do not need to be on the entire hour and there is no specific presentation. 

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An expansion on material covered in Part 1 of this workshop. This will be a deeper dive into React JS framework. This section will cover useRef, useEffect, and props.

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Are you a person with a disability, looking for a career opportunity or internship? This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for career seekers with disabilities to attend. Experienced professionals, recent college graduates and college students with disabilities meet online with employers across the nation to discuss competitive career opportunities!

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Drop in to learn about LinkedIn, how to network with alumni and companies, how to set up or strengthen your profile, and more!  This is your chance to learn from career professionals and ask questions.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In this session students will get to learn and practice building a skill in Alexa. This session is intended to be interactive and more of a demo style format.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10 minutes in length are available with IST's Career Solutions staff for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Noah Snavely, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University and Cornell Tech, for an upcoming talk in the College of IST Distinguished Lecture Series. In his talk, Dr. Snavely will discuss recent methods they've developed to attempt to reconstruct the plenoptic function from sparse space-time samples of photos—including Google Street View data and tourist photos on the internet.

This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn more about the housing resources and how to navigate finding rental opportunities in NYC.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be hosting open office hours for two of our job families, our Business Analyst job family and our Technology job family. These sessions are intended to be casual, come and go opportunities for you to connect with our associates informally. You do not need to be on the entire hour and there is no specific presentation. 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Capital One for an interactive session on how to build your network through virtual engagements.

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

A higher level Python course that takes a deeper look at application-specific development. Covers Webscraping and Introductory Data Science Techniques.

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Virtual sessions via Zoom capped at 10 minutes in length are available with IST's Career Solutions staff for quick questions that do not require a scheduled appointment.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join a diverse panel of recruiters from Wabtec, Highmark and Raytheon for a webinar to get your questions answered related to decoding the job posting. How do you determine the important details in the job posting to align your cover letter and resume to standout? These company professionals will share their inside tips on how to determine what a company is looking for as well their suggestions on how to stand out to get the interview.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Hany Farid, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley for an upcoming Talk on Frauds and Fakes. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

The IST Graduate Colloquium connects researchers and innovators from the information sciences and technology and related fields with the college’s graduate students and the IST community. Speakers encourage attendees to explore academic and professional context within IST and the larger research community; practice and enact research and professional skills that will contribute to their success; and discuss the multiple disciplines that are represented across IST faculty and students, and how this influences the way the college conducts research and graduate education. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

An Introductory Go course which will cover the essentials about the language. This includes variables, functions, pointers, package management, best practices, and more.