Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Go on site visits in Madison and Chicago this January

Join the CSE Career Center Jan. 8-11, 2018, on site visits exploring IT and consulting in Madison, WI and Chicago, IL. This visit is a great opportunity for students interested in computer science, software, cyber security, data science, and analytics, but it's open to all CSE undergraduates.
Visit companies in Madison and Chicago!

Join the CSE Career Center on site visits exploring IT and consulting in Madison, WI and Chicago, IL. This visit is a great opportunity for students interested in computer science, software, cyber security, data science, analytics in a traditional tech company as well as in a consulting firm, but the site visit is open to all CSE undergraduate students in any major.

CSE Site Visit: IT and Consulting in Madison and Chicago
Jan. 8-11, 2018

Register for this event on GoldPASS. Search for Event ID #3571.

Company Site Visits

Epic Systems (Madison, WI)
As a worldwide leader in the development of software for healthcare organizations, Epic is driving change for an entire industry – one that affects the quality of life for everyone. The challenges Epic tackles on a daily basis impacts the lives of more than 190 million patients worldwide and over 328,000 physicians in the US alone. This visit will include an overview of Epic's role in the healthcare industry, a tour of the Epic corporate campus and a CSE alumni panel. 

West Monroe Partners (Chicago, IL)
West Monroe Partners is a North American, business and technology consulting firm focused on guiding organizations through projects that fundamentally transform their business. West Monroe Partners is a proven provider of growth and efficiency to large enterprises, as well as more nimble middle-market organizations. This visit will include an overview of West Monroe Partners and the world of technology consulting. In addition West Monroe Partners will provide a skills session on how to ace a case interview.

Accenture (Chicago, IL)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture can mobilize the right people, skills, and technologies to help clients improve their performance. This visit will include an overview of Accenture and the roles they hire CSE students for, a tour of the Accenture Innovation Center, and a skills session on how to ace a technical interview.

Google (Chicago, IL)
Google is not a conventional company, and doesn't intend to become one. We share attributes with the world’s most successful organizations – a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind – but even as we continue to grow, we’re committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate about their lives as they are about their work. This visit will include a brief overview of opportunities at Google and a tour of their Chicago corporate campus.

Funtivities and Extras!

  • Free time to explore the unique shops on State Street in Madison, Michigan Avenue, and the Chicago Lakefront
  • Admission to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago
  • Chicago deep dish pizza dinner from the famous Lou Malnati's
  • A ticket to a Broadway show (TBD) if you are registered by Wednesday, Dec. 20

Cost & Logistics

This site visit has a non-refundable or transferable registration fee of $200. The registration fee includes participation in four corporate site visits, bus transportation, three nights of shared hotel accommodation, three breakfasts, one dinner, admission to the Field Museum, and a theater ticket. You must be a current CSE student to participate in this trip.

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CSE Student Services
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csess@umn.edu