UCL Computer Science works closely with a broad range of employers from technology sector and beyond; and has organised a programme of employer led events to help students maximise their employability and learn more about exciting opportunities, current trends and challenges in industry and how skills taught at UCL can be transferred to the real world.
28 November: Google Women In Engineering. Learn about engineering opportiunities at Google, meet Google engineers, and get great tips on how to prepare for technical interviews as well as put together a strong CV. Free food and goodies! *NEW VENUE now E28 Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre (25 Gordon Street)*
30 November: Entrepreneur First Tech Talk: 'Search without the Search engine'. Marc Sloan, a UCL PhD graduate and founder of Context Scout, is returning to UCL to discuss how he turned his academic research into a cutting-edge technology company. In his talk, he will use his own experience in founding a company to suggest that entrepreneurship is a viable alternative to industry or academic jobs after your studies, and what you can do now to maximise your own chances of starting something yourself. Marc previously worked at Microsoft Research and has a PhD in Computer Science from UCL, focusing on probabilistic modeling in dynamic information retrieval. He founded Context Scout, a research-led software company developing new information retrieval and machine learning based approaches for web search, automated professional assistance and task based information retrieval *at 1pm in 1.03 Malet Place Engineering Building*