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DiversIT Monash

The tech industry would benefit greatly from a more diverse workforce - diverse teams perform better, are more creative and innovative and help bring different perspectives to problem solving. DiversIT is a support network that will target four key areas: building a community, guiding career initiatives, providing mentors and connecting alumni. We'll mail you about opportunities that are directly relevant to you; social events, industry programs, mentoring programs, networking events, etc

MAR 23

AT Kearney - How to identify unconscious bias at the workplace and find what you can do about it

Working in a diverse team can have a positive impact on results and encourage innovation. However, mixed teams also face challenges because of hidden biases. They impact team work and business decisions, whether they are linked to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical attributes, etc. Even personal names can unconsciously impact decision-making – you might have heard of studies showing that shorter names lead to higher salaries. As part of Career Connect's Job Ready series, we will have Dr Laura Wendt from A.T. Kearney, present the topic "How to identify unconscious bias at the workplace, and find how what you can do about it".

MAR 25 - 26

HackaMon

eSolutions is calling for students and staff to Connect 2 Engage 2 Create at Hackamon, their first ever hackathon! Teams of four to six people will work together over a 30-hour period to imagine, design, create and communicate a solution to a challenge. Register now and check out the video from last year's event.

MAR 27

Telstra Innovation Challenge 2017

Solve some of the largest problems that Australian agriculture faces today by designing, hacking, and coding with a team of fellow innovators. Finalists will pitch their solution to an expert panel, be in the running for a range of great prizes, and help build the future of Australia's agricultural  industry. Click register here to attend our information session.

MAR 31

NASSCOM Student Innovation Awards - 2017

Open to all IT students. Do you have a great idea that deserved to be exhibited? Apply to this competition for your chance to win a week-long, all expenses paid, work experience trip to India. It also includes potential mentoring opportunities with member companies in Australia. Applications close 31 March 2017

APR 3

The future of neuroscience and understanding the complexity of the human mind

Two of the world’s leading brain researchers will come together to discuss some of the latest international efforts to understand the brain. They will discuss two massive initiatives – the US based Allen Institute for Brain Science and European Human Brain Project. By combining neuroscience with the power of computing both projects are harnessing the efforts of hundreds of neuroscientists in unprecedented collaborations aimed at unravelling the mysteries of the human brain. Register by 31 March.

APR 26

Software Testing Symposium

The Software Testing Symposium is bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyze and test software systems.

APR 28

Females Excelling in Engineering and Technology (FEET) Mentoring Program

The program involves a female student spending approximately 35 hours at Transurban, working closely with a key mentor and observing and discussing the realities of the profession. Securing a placement on our FEET mentoring program is a great introduction to their business and the career opportunities available in this sector, including their Graduate Program. Our next intake will be over the winter break from 24 June - 23 July. Interested? Apply now. Applications close COB 28 April 2017.