BANGALORE: Student Only Career Fair, one of the highlights at the 4th Annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India(GHCI) Conference 2013, will take place on November 14th 2013.
The annual conference, presented by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI) and the Association of Computing Machinery India (ACM India), is the largest technical conference for women in computing and results in collaborative proposals, networking and mentoring for junior women and increased visibility for the contributions of women in computing.
The conference, which will take place at the Lalit Ashok Hotel-Bangalore, from November 13-15, 2013.
The fair will provide an excellent opportunity to the students to meet and interact with representatives from some of the top companies including Google, Cisco, Microsoft, NetApp, Amazon, Allscripts, ACM India, CA Technologies, HP, Facebook amongst others. They will also be able to get expert advice and discuss various jobs and internships opportunities in their companies and network with other peers in the industry.
The Fair is open to all students who are attending the conference. A limited number of tickets are also available to final-year undergraduate and graduate students of all Indian universities - apply online to attend. For any additional information, please write to GHCIndia_CareerFair@anitaborg.org
Students need to submit their resume to the Resume Database, which will be considered for internships and jobs at sponsor companies. Interested students can upload their resume at http://www.gracehopper.in/resumes/2013/.
"The main objective of this exclusive fair is to provide an academic, social, and pre-professional network to students interested in computer science & related fields, and a platform to interact and get a foothold in the industry with names that matters," said Geetha Kannan, India Head - Anita Borg Institute.
At the conference student will be able to:
- Meet sponsor representatives as well as working professionals who will be able to advise and discuss the various full time jobs and internships opportunities in their companies.
- Get feedback on their resume from various companies' representatives and academic professionals.
- Get an opportunity to networking with other industry women and students.
- Get an opportunity to listen to some of the best brains in the industry.
About the Anita Borg Institute (ABI):
The Anita Borg Institute connects, inspires, and guides women in computing and organisations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. Founded in 1997 by computer scientist Anita Borg, our reach extends to more than 42 countries. We believe technology innovation powers the global economy, and that women are crucial to building technology the world needs. As a social enterprise, it recognises women making positive contributions, and advises organisations on how to improve performance by building more inclusive teams.
ABI partners include Google, HP, Microsoft, Cisco, Thomson Reuters, Amazon, CA Technologies, Dell, eBay, Facebook, First Republic Bank, IBM, Intel, Intuit, Juniper Networks, Lockheed Martin, Marvell, National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, NetApp, SAP, Symantec, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Broadcom, EMC, Neustar, Raytheon, Salesforce.com, VentureLoop, Xerox and Yahoo! The Anita Borg Institute is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 charitable organisation.
For more information, visit www.anitaborg.org