Great opportunities for students at Google

January 30, 2013

Google is excited to announce that applications for both Chrome Academy and Android Camp have launched!  Please visit our website to learn more information and apply today!  The deadline to apply for both programs in March 17th, 2013

Chrome Academy

What is it:  Chrome Academy is a week long program at our Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA.  Program participants will learn how to conceptualize and build mobile and Chrome applications.

Who should apply:  Current freshmen or sophomores who are majoring in Computer Science or a related field and who have proficiency (1-2 years experience) programming in Javascript, CSS, and HTML.

More information:  Please visit google.com/students/chromeacademy for more information and to apply.  Applications open January 22nd and the deadline to apply is March 17th.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at chrome-academy-questions@google.com

Android Camp

What is it:  Android Camp is a week long program at our Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA which features interactive and collaborative Android curriculum.  Participants will learn how to build Android applications from scratch!

Who should apply:  Current freshmen or sophomores who are majoring in Computer Science or a related field and who have proficiency (1-2 years experience) programming in Java and who have little to no experience programming in Android.

More information:  Please visit google.com/students/androidcamp for more information and to apply.  Applications open January 22nd and the deadline to apply is March 17th.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at android-camp-questions@google.com

 

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Improve Your Learning with Practice Tests and Skip Less Effective Techniques Like Highlighting

January 11, 2013

Forget the highlighting and summarizing. If you want to study better, new research suggests that those common learning techniques arent very effective. Instead, psychologists recommend two techniques that will boost your learning performance: Practice testing and distributed practice.

Improve Your Learning with Practice Tests and Skip Less Effective Techniques Like Highlighting.

via LifeHacker


New Futuro Scholarship Contest

January 10, 2013

Enter to win a scholarship of up to $1,000 with 3 EASY STEPS 1. Take a picture showing what you dream of doing with your college education 2. Upload your picture to our Facebook page and fill out the entry form with your pictures caption 3. Tell your friends and family to vote for your picture

via My New Futuro Scholarship Contest :: New Futuro.


Internships

January 8, 2013

Liventus continually has internship programs available in various job positions of the company. They also provide intern housing. http://www.liventus.com/careers/internships.aspx

via MDC


Cisco PressNew Year’s Sale, Last day today

January 8, 2013

New Years Sale: Buy 1, Save 35% or Buy 2, Save 50% on eBooks, Video, and Software.

New Year’s Sale Ends Today:
Save up to 50% on eBooks, Video, and Software

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to learn a new technology or improve your career? Cisco Press products can help you succeed, and now you can stock up on eBooks, video, and software with this special New Year’s offer. Act fast, as this sale ends today! Buy one eligible title and save 35%, or buy two and save 50% when you use discount code NYS2013 during checkout.

Also, as a special reward for purchasing, you will automatically receive one free month’s access to Safari Books Online. Use discount code NYS2013 and start shopping now!