We now have events! This Wednesday, *KPMG* will be talking about the
of cybersecurity* and what *technology consulting* involves. Next week,
we're planning a *coding pub quiz* with our newest sponsor, *TPP*.
In other news, the Oxford Foundry are having an *AI impact weekend*
and the *micro-internship
scheme* is back.
Have a great week,
*Edward and the rest of the committee*
EventsKPMG tech talk: The implications of cyber threats in the information
*18:00, Wednesday 2nd Week – Lecture Theatre A, Department of Computer
[NB: Note this event is one hour earlier than usual.]
In collaboration with the Oxford Guild, KPMG are coming to CompSoc to talk
about the work they do in the technology sector:
- A lecture on the *implications of cyber security threats* from a
political, business and social perspective and how the risk of cyber
attacks can be mitigated.
- An *introduction to technology consulting* at KPMG.
- *Free pizza and drinks* and *networking* with KPMG representatives.
The lecture will be given by Imran Ghani, a Cyber Security Analyst at KPMG.
Imran Ghani started his career as an Officer in the Pakistani Army and
subsequently worked on United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in Africa.
Imran has since been working on high-profile Cyber Security projects for a
range of international companies in the corporate and banking sector. His
expertise include Cyber Threat assessment, Security Strategy and
Governance, Risk Management, and Policy writing and review.
*Register for this event at https://tinyurl.com/CyberSecurityKPMG
<https://tinyurl.com/CyberSecurityKPMG>.* (The request for CVs is on behalf
of KPMG (and KPMG only), who are looking to fast track promising attendees
into their grad scheme.)
About KPMG Technology
This is an opportunity to learn about KPMG Technology consulting, our
experiences and the different opportunities available. Technology is
increasingly critical to any business, and as one of the fastest-growing
areas within KPMG, it offers extensive scope for career development and
personal growth. In KPMG Technology Consulting, you’ll not only be helping
clients revolutionise their businesses, you’ll also be shaping the future
of our firm.
KPMG offer both technical and non-technical roles and look for individuals
who have a keen interest in technology and an appetite to learn about how
we can leverage technology to support our clients.
Geek Night 2
*19:00, Saturday 2nd Week – UGSA, Department of Computer Science*
Bring your laptop for the usual evening of fun, food and drink.
TPP Pub Quiz
*Time, date and place to be confirmed*
Like pub quizzes? Like coding? Bring your laptop and your best
problem-solving skills to tackle a host of challenges by TPP. This evening
promises to be a fun one with plenty of food and a TPP bar tab.
TPP is a UK-based IT company, dedicated to delivering world class
healthcare software through our innovative products. Our philosophy is to
join up healthcare based on a shared electronic medical record, improving
access to clinical data and empowering patients to take part in their care.
We are known for our outstanding achievements in the UK, providing
electronic patient records on a single instance database for over 40
After 20 years of success in the UK, TPP is now expanding their offering to
deliver connected care to new markets in China and the Middle East. We’re
currently hiring for six different graduate roles and for our 2018 summer
intern programme. We’re looking for the brightest minds from the UK’s top
universities who have a passion for problem solving.
Notices Artifical Intelligence Impact Weekend
Concerned by the question of fake news and how it may be (mis)shaping our
world view? Want to learn more about artificial intelligence as a potential
force for global good, get some new skills, and win some awesome prizes?
Then you should definitely sign up for this weekend of exciting events for
students at the Oxford Foundry, delivered in collaboration with EY,
including *skills workshops* and *creative solution building* with
prizes* to be won! A series of events, starting on 4th May with a happy
hour and team formation, running through the weekend of May 5–6, and ending
up with a pitch night/prize-giving and party on May 8th.
*Open to all students – no previous knowledge of AI or related technologies
*Find out more and register here.*
Micro-internships are back
*Want to round off the term with an exclusive work experience opportunity?*
Oxford University’s Trinity Micro-Internship Programme
<http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/micro-internships/> (MIP) is now open! MIP
facilitates 2–5 day work experience placements in 9th or 10th week each
term, exclusive to Oxford students. All matriculated students are eligible
to apply for two placements each term.
Although micro-internships are voluntary, host organisations must reimburse
local travel and lunch expenses on production of receipts.
To make browsing easier, we have compiled a list of opportunity summaries
in IT & Computing
and also a sector and location master list
*How can I apply?* Please visit our Micro-Internship Programme webpage
<http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/micro-internships/> for full details. To view
all vacancy details and apply, please log on to CareerConnect
<http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/using-careerconnect/>. The deadline is *midday,
Thursday 3rd May*.
*Application support:* We are running Application Support Sessions until
the deadline, bookable on CareerConnect. You may also find our Employer
Feedback on Student Micro-Internship Applications
*Keep up to date!* Sign up for our Internship Alerts
<http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/about-our-internships/> or follow our Internship
Office Facebook page <https://www.facebook.com/internshipoffice/> for
updates on internships. Please email any questions to
*And finally... summer internships!* We are currently advertising our late
batches of the Summer Internship Programme
<http://www.careers.ox.ac.uk/about-our-internships/>. The next
deadline is *midday,
Monday 30th April*, and more opportunities will be advertised from 1st May.
The Oxford University Computer Society (CompSoc) aims to organise meetings
and events for our members to use and further their computing interests.
See all of our upcoming events on our Facebook Page
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