A Huge Wave of Companies is Approaching

There are many companies coming in this week, be excited and get your resume ready!

Tuesday:
Palantir info session, 5:30 in Duncan Hall McMurtry Auditorium

Wednesday:
Microsoft Tech Talk,  18:00 Huff House
Google Tech Talk, 20:00 Duncan Hall 1070

Thursday:
Career fair, 10:00-15:00, Gibbs Recreation & Wellness Center

details:

Palantir Technologies Information Session
Date: Tuesday, September 17th
Time: 5:30pm
Location: McMutry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
Food will be catered by Torchy’s Tacos
Enter a raffle to win a prize!
Please join Palantir Technologies, to learn how we are revolutionizing the
analysis of hard and important problems that face our world today. We build
the technology that allows people at the world’s most critical institutions
to make sense of their data.We solve the technical problems, so they can
solve the human ones. Combating terrorism. Tracking disease outbreaks.
Finding missing and exploited children. We believe that with the right
technology and enough data, people can still solve hard problems and change
the world for the better.
View a live demo of our data fusion platforms, and learn how you can be a
part of our mission. www.palantir.com <http://www.palantir.com/>
We are hiring! http://www.palantir.com/careers/OpenPositionLanding

Microsoft Tech Talk
When: Wednesday, September 18th 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Huff House, Room 107
Why: Come hear senior software developers and Rice Alumni discuss their experience as
testers at Microsoft, along with information about the different job roles Microsoft hires and
the interview process. They will explore the challenges and opportunities they face,
including in depth discussions of their work with Windows Phone and robotics.
Free Food!
Bring your Resume for a chance to win a Surface!
Speaker Bio:
Rob Smith is a Rice graduate (Baker ’08) who interned with Microsoft in 2007 and joined full
time after graduation. Rob has worked as a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
for his 5 years at Microsoft, testing a variety of aspects of Windows Phone. He will share some
of the challenges faced when validating updates that will ship to millions of customers, where a
1% failure rate means hundreds of thousands of customer service calls or returns.

Google Tech Talk
Google’s coming to campus! Take a break from your studies and join us
Wednesday evening for a tech talk and info session. Desserts and swag
provided (of course). Please RSVP here.

*What*: Adventures in Creating a Modern Web Programming Language
Love making useful stuff for the Internet, but confusing web language
semantics got you down? Come learn about the Dart, Google’s new web
programming language that gives you the power and structure to develop
large web apps easily. Along the way we’ll explore the many challenges in
developing a robust new programming language, particularly for the world
wide web.
*When*: Wednesday, September 18th at 8:00 pm
*Where*: Duncan Hall 1070
*Questions?* Email ricestudents@google.com
We’ll also be at the Career Expo on Thursday. We look forward to seeing you
there!

List of companies attending Career fair

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