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Events and Competitions

This page shows events and competitions being hosted by our Supporters' Club members.

 

Goldman Sachs - 2022 Birmingham Engineering Insight Event

Birmingham, England
See yourself here.

At Goldman Sachs, we believe who you are makes you better at what you do.For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

Our Birmingham office, which opened in 2021, sits in the heart of the city’s growing financial district, just yards from the historic jewellery quarter. Once a manufacturing hub and one of the capitals of the industrial revolution, Birmingham is now a burgeoning financial centre within the UK and is home to top-tier universities and an increasing number of start-ups. Our office in the city has an acute focus on innovation and wellbeing, with barista bars, bike stores, new parents’ rooms and more.

Interested? We’d love to meet you – join us at our upcoming virtual event to meet us and learn more about the opportunities we offer.

Birmingham Engineering Insight Session
Goldman Sachs Engineering invites you to join us for a virtual insight event to learn more about the division, and explore the graduate and internship opportunities available to you in our new Birmingham office

Thursday 20th January
17:00 - 18:30 GMT

-Visit gs.com/careers/events, search for "Birmingham Engineering Insight Session" and register your interest by 19 January
-Open to students graduating 2022 - 2023

2022 EMEA Engineering Application Deadline
As a reminder, the application deadline for our 2022 EMEA Engineering Summer Analyst and New Analyst programmes is Sunday 30 January

 

Apple Tech Talk

Machine Learning Research

Join us for a tech talk with Samy Bengio, Senior Director of Machine Learning at Apple. Samy will provide an overview of Apple’s approach to ML research and a sample of ongoing research initiatives. You will also hear from ML researcher Tatiana Likhomanenko, about how to develop a research career in machine learning.

Team Description
The Machine Learning Research team focuses on ambitious, long-term research that enables Apple to continue creating amazing ML-powered products and experiences. The team publishes state-of-the art research in the top machine learning venues while also collaborating deeply with other teams at Apple.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. GMT

Register here

 

Meta (Facebook) BountyConEDU Event

We work with some of the best external researchers in the community at Meta through our bug bounty program to help make our services more secure. To help foster the next generation of security researchers and engineers, we are holding our first-ever European BountyConEDU in Spain next year for university students that have a passion for security research and are keen to learn more!

The conference will help students learn more about the information security field, gain new skills, and network with their peers. We will also host a live bug bounty event where students can compete for cash prizes and an invitation to our BountyCon event in Singapore. 

Dates: 25 - 27 February 2021
Format:

Day 1: Presentations, Workshops & Networking 
Day 2: Group Workshops and Self Directed Learning
Day 3: Live-hacking event in teams - Winning teams or individuals can receive a prize of up to $7,500 USD and an invitation to our BountyCon event in Singapore in May.

What’s in it for your students?

  • Expenses covered: travel, accommodation, meals, and conference costs.
  • The chance to network with and learn from like-minded individuals and leaders in information security.
  • The opportunity to participate in a live bug bounty event and compete to win a cash prize.
  • Learn about career opportunities at Meta!

Registration deadline: 31 December 2021

How to sign up & further details: https://bountyconedu2022.splashthat.com 

 

Bloomberg: Women in Technology Insights Week

11th-14th April 2022

Join our Bloomberg Women in Technology (BWIT) Insights Program and learn about our Software Engineering department. Our 1 week program is designed to introduce you to our work and culture, connect you to our diverse communities and help prepare you for future technical interviews. There is a mentorship scheme that forms part of this program, and all participants will be assigned a Bloomberg Engineer as their mentor upon completion of the week of insights. Through the mentorship program participants are provided the opportunity to gain further advice and guidance to prepare themselves for technical interviews and the pursuit of a career in tech (perhaps at Bloomberg!).

What can you expect?

  • Explore our company, culture and meet our BWIT and Ally Communities
  • Receive mentoring from an experienced Software Engineer
  • Shadow Engineers and learn about our department, technology and finance
  • Collaborate with peers and take part in a team tech project
  • Network with employees, attend workshops and participate in a mock interview

How can I participate?

If you are interested, we will review your application once you register HERE, and will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss next steps.

 

TPP Logic & Reasoning Tests

TPP are holding logic & reasoning tests at the Hilton, Cambridge on various dates for a number of their graduate roles.

TPP is a UK based IT company, dedicated to delivering world class healthcare software through their innovative products. They are currently hiring for several different graduate roles and for their 2022 summer intern programme. They’re looking for the brightest minds from the UK’s top universities who have a passion for problem solving. No experience is required and they accept applicants from all disciplines.

If you are interested in applying, you can book into a slot that suits you. Please visit their website here; https://tpp-careers.com/aptitude-test/