New CCNA Exams announced today!

March 26, 2013

New exams and support material released today. Old exams end Sept 30, 2013. Here is the press release. Visit http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/exams/list/ccna_composite2.html and the Cisco Learning Network for more information.

A few new things I noticed during a very quick look: IPv6 in detail, First Hop Redundancy Protocol, (FHRP), PPPoE and more emphasis on troubleshooting.


Student Windows 8 App Madness–Bounty Program! – DevFish on MSDN …>««o>… – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

February 26, 2013

Students who publish Windows 8 apps can get up to $100 each for up to five apps per submission period.

via Student Windows 8 App Madness–Bounty Program! – DevFish on MSDN …>««o>… – Site Home – MSDN Blogs.


Student Summer Research Opportunities

February 11, 2013

US NSF – REU – Search for an REU Site.

These offer wonderful opportunities to students in their chosen fields. Students stay for a 6 to 10 weeks at a university working in their field all expenses paid, many offer an additional stipend. Great for learning and great for a career! Check it out! Now is the time to apply.

You can consider this a type of insternsip.


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

 


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