SCI Week

Fall 2021 SCI Week

Monday, September 27 - Friday, October 1


All Week

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Monday, September 27

SCI Student Organization Fair
2 – 4pm | Information Sciences Building, Third Floor

Meet with representatives from SCI Student Organizations and learn more about their organization and what they offer. Participating organizations:

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Computer Science Club (CSC)
  • Computer Science Graduate Student Organization (CSGSO)
  • Kappa Theta Pi (KTP)
  • Official Association for Students of Information Science (OASIS)
  • School of Computing and Information Graduate Student Organization (SCIGSO)
  • Underrepresented Minorities in Computing (UMC)
  • Women in Computer Science (WiCS)

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SIG Coding Challenge
Hosted by: SIG
4 – 7:15pm | Information Sciences Building, Third Floor + Virtual Attendance

How fast can you code under pressure? Join Susquehanna International Group and find out! Over the course of three hours you will be asked to tackle as many problems as you can, all while trying to optimize how to get the highest score. You can take on the challenge solo, or create a team of up 3 members. Each member of the first place team will take home a Nintendo Switch.


  • 4-4:15pm- Event intro and instructions from SIG Recruiter
  • 4:15-7:00pm- Competition coding
  • 7:00-7:15pm- Closing and Awards

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Tuesday, September 28

Case Interview Competition and Workshop
Hosted by: Deloitte
Noon – 1:30pm | Virtual Event

Join Deloitte professionals in a Case Interview Competition and Workshop just for Pitt students!

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Networking 101: Navigating Zoom with UPMC
Hosted by: OASIS
2 -3 pm | Virtual Event

The face of networking has changed and so have the rules of engagement.  Please join SCI graduate and UPMC Information Security Analyst Emily Yarish to learn tips, tricks, and best practices when networking in virtual world.

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Wednesday, September 29

Diversity at Deloitte Panel Q&A
Hosted by: Deloitte
4 – 5pm | Virtual Event

Hear from consultants, practitioners, and employees at Deloitte about diversity at our firm, what it's like to connect with those with diverse backgrounds at our firm, and how we "walk the walk" in terms of what we say, believe and do to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in all that we do. Bring your questions, because this will be an interactive event where YOU are the focus!

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Technical Interviewing Workshop and Q&A with SIG Recruiters
Hosted by: SIG
5 -7pm | Virtual Event

Have you ever wondered what it takes to ace an interview? Talk with Todd Suess, SIG technologist, as well as Liz, head of campus technology recruiting, to find out! During the event, we will share what we look for and how to perform well on a technical interview. After the event Liz will stick around in a breakout room just for SCI students!

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Thursday, September 30

Acing an Amazon Interview
Hosted by Pitt Computer Science Club
6 – 8pm | Virtual Event

Please join Eric Spiegel (SCI ’88), global public sector partner migrations, to learn more about navigating and acing the unique and challenging Amazon interview process. Eric has conducted over 200 interviews during his time with AWS and is uniquely positioned to help you achieve success! You can expect to leave this workshop with a solid understanding of the standard interview process at Amazon and best practices for preparing for the interview. Eric will also review the best methods of finding the right jobs for you at AWS and how to apply for them. In addition Eric will touch on how AWS addresses diversity and inclusion as part of the hiring process. 

**Please note Eric is presenting as an alumnus and not as an official representative of AWS.

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Friday, October 1

Fall 2021 Virtual Career and Internship Fair: Computing and Information Day
Noon - 4pm

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