2015 KPCB Engineering Fellows Program

[various Princetonians have done and enjoyed this program, let us know if you want to talk to someone who's done it - Erica]

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (www.kpcb.com), a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, just announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2015 KPCB Engineering Fellows Program and they wanted us to share this with you.

The KPCB Fellows Program offers top college students an opportunity to gain significant experience working on unique and challenging technical, design and product problems. Over the course of a summer, fellows are employed at up-and-coming Silicon Valley startups, are mentored by executives within the company and invited to attend events with industry CEOs, leaders and executives.

You can learn more and apply at http://KPCBfellows.com.  Check out what the fellows experience is like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDgMHlm5gfg.

Some recent news articles:


Fast Company

The Next Web

If you have any questions about the program, please do not hesitate to reach out to Justin at jsayarath@kpcb.com.

Shapeways 3D Printing Tech Talk Friday 10/3!

[Dale Markowitz of the Princeton Makers Collective is hosting a cool 3D printing event and wants you to come. It will probably be awesome. I mean, 3D printing, right?!]
Did you know you can make 3D prints out of gold, brass, wax, ceramic, and more?
Who: Shapeways, a 3D printing company that manufactures your 3D
designs in a cornucopia of materials
What: Learn how to use 3D modeling tools for printing, pick up lots of swag and have pizza!
When: tech talk on Friday, October 3rd at 9:00 PM
Where: CITP Conference Room, Sherrerd Hall 3rd Floor
Hang out to hack/build/talk/eat afterwards!
See you there-
   Dale Markowitz
   Princeton Makers Collective

Dean & Company is on Campus this Fall

Case Interview Workshop/
Information Session

Thursday, September 11, 2014
5pm to 6:30pm, Friend Center 008

(Food will be provided)

Resume Drop Deadline: September 17, 2014

(apply through HireTigers)
Cover letter, resume, transcripts for all academia, and standardized test scores requested.
First Round Interviews: September 30, 2014
All Majors Encouraged to Apply
Questions? Email us at recruiting@dean.com
Dean & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Visit us at dean.com

Congratulations to Erica Portnoy ’15!

Erica Portnoy ’15 (PWiCS President Emeritus!) is one of the winners of this year’s Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, continuing Princeton’s streak of winners!  The Anita Borg Scholarship is an extremely prestigious award for undergraduate and graduate women studying computer science in North America.  The scholars were recognized for their academic and extra
curricular achievements and potential to become role models and leaders in their field.
Blog post from Google here: 
List of all this year’s winners here: 
Congratulations Erica!

Facebook Open Academy Independent Work Opportunity!

The Facebook Open Academy program is a partnership between a handful of
universities, Facebook, and open-source projects such as Mozilla Firefox,
MongoDB, and SWI-Prolog. You may learn more about the program
at https://www.facebook.com/OpenAcademyProgram.

Here are projects available for this fall:

Participants in Open Academy will work regularly with a remote mentor
from an open-source project who will provide technical guidance and
supervision. The program begins with an October kickoff event, Code Sprint,
held at Facebook HQ in which all parties come together for an intensive
weekend of learning, hacking and building connections. The Code Sprint
is the weekend of October 10-12, 2014. Attendance at the Co
de Sprint is
mandatory for participation and will be sponsored. Throughout the term you
would also have regular meetings with Daniel Leyzberg or me to support
your progress, and you would complete the regular IW progress reports,
poster session, and final report.

How to apply: Please send me an e-mail briefly stating your interest, a resume/CV,
and your response to the following question:
What aspect of software engineering do you enjoy most?

Very Important Dates (All hard deadlines)
1. Application Deadline, Saturday, September 13, 2014
2. Notification on Monday, September 15, 2014
3. If selected, confirmation of participation due by
   Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by 5pm
4. If selected, project preferences due Friday, September 19, 2014

Please let me know if you have any questions.

-Sandra Batista

Full Time Job Opportunity for Interested Seniors–IMS Consulting Group

[This message comes from Laura Eckhardt P'14!]

Are you interested in learning about a consulting career in Life Sciences? Come explore Analyst

opportunities with IMS Consulting Group! IMSCG works with leading organizations in life sciences across

the private, public and social sectors. We share a passion for healthcare and a desire to shape the future

of global health. We work in a truly entrepreneurial environment where innovation is encouraged and

colleagues are inspired to drive towards new solutions.

We are looking for full time Analysts to join our New York, NY and San Francisco, CA offices (limited in

Boston, MA) in July 2015. IMSCG is a global company and we have projects available around the world.

We encourage all interested students to come and speak with our representatives at our events.

As an Analyst with IMS Consulting Group, you’ll be a part of an environment where responsibility begins

with our commitment to customers. You will participate in the design, development and delivery of

medium‐sized consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects. Your experience will help

you leverage business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach

to client questions.

Important Dates 

Some Important Dates to keep in mind for the next few weeks:

  • Coffee chats: Friday, September 12th, Frist East tv lounge, 2:30-5:00 pm. Sign up for one of the 20 minute slots here: http://imscg.fluidsurveys.com/surveys/IMS/princeton-coffee-chats-sign-up/
  • Company Presentation: Tuesday, September 16th, 6:00pm, Conference Room — Career Services  
  • Resume Deadline: Tuesday, September 16th, 11:59 pm on TigerTracks and on the IMS Consulting Group website
  • On‐Campus Interviews: Wednesday, September 24th

In order to be considered, you MUST follow our two‐step application process:

 Apply through your school’s career system

 Apply on the IMS Consulting Group website

To learn more about IMS Consulting Group and our opportunities, please visit

http://imsconsultinggroup.com/joinus . We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Please let me know if you have any questions or are interested in hearing more about the position. My email is leckhardt@imscg.com and my work cell is 646-584-9432.  

2014 Fall Break – CITP Tech Policy Boot Camp trip to Washington DC

[Hi PWiCS! This trip was probably the coolest thing I've done at Princeton, so you should definitely apply. Email eportnoy@ if you want to talk more. This message is from Laura Cummings-Abdo at CITP. - Erica]

Princeton students are invited to apply to participate in Tech Policy Boot Camp, a three-day trip to Washington DC during Fall Break, sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). The program will include visits to government, corporate, non-profit, and journalism organizations that participate in the Washington technology policy process.  

The group will leave Princeton early on Monday, October 27, and return late on Wednesday, October 29.  CITP will cover all expenses. To apply, please provide the following information: your name, year, major, and a one-paragraph mini-essay explaining why you want to participate. Your application should be emailed to citp@princeton.edu, with subject line “fall break application”.

All Princeton undergraduates are welcome to apply, regardless of year or major. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, September 22, 2014.  Please direct any questions to Prof. Ed Felten, felten@cs.princeton.edu.

Interested in joining other undergraduates for tech policy events? Curious to learn more about tech policy issues of the day? Join the CITP UGRAD mailing list for information about discussions, talks and other cool CITP events