Site Visits to Optiver and Commonwealth Bank in Mid-Semester Break

Are YOU majoring in maths, statistics, physics, computer science or information systems? Would you like a career in a fun and challenging work environment while earning a very attractive salary package?

If so, we have the event for you! SciSoc and SUITS have jointly organised a site visit day to give you the chance to check out some great companies interested in hiring people like you. This is a fantastic opportunity to get a first-hand look at what it’ll be like to work for major companies like Optiver and Commonwealth Bank.

When 10am – 2pm, Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Where Optiver HQ, 30 Grosvenor Street, Sydney (Map)
Meet at 10am sharp
Lunch Free lunch will be provided by Commonwealth Bank
RSVP Please RSVP here for catering purposes

Week 3 BBQ with Optiver

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Special guests from Optiver will be joining us at the BBQ! Recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Australia, Optiver offer a thriving work environment for science students majoring in mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or information systems, where you will be challenged, rewarded, mentored and developed. Have a chat with recent USYD science graduates now working as developers and traders at Optiver to find out what it’s really like!

At the same time, you can enjoy yummy sausage sizzles with refreshing garden salads and tasty cheese fillings – for FREE if you are dressed in the smoochingly stylish 2010 SciSoc T-shirt!. As always, vegetarian-friendly options are available and extra-friendly service is guaranteed!

When 12:00pm-1:30pm, Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Where Front of Chemistry Building

BBQ Location Map

Cost Dressed in 2010 SciSoc T-shirt: FREE!
Otherwise: $2 Access/$5 Non-Access

The Australian Internet Filtering Scheme

Panel:
Louise Collins (author, Report on Feasibility of ISP Level Content Filtering)
Iarla Flynn (head of policy, Google Australia)
Bjorn Landfeldt (associate professor, University of Sydney)
Jonathan Nicholas (acting CEO, Inspire Foundation)
David Vaile (executive director, Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre)

Join our panel of experts for a discussion forum on what the proposed Australian Internet Filtering scheme will mean for Australia, its potential difficulties and possible alternatives.

When 7:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Where School of IT Lecture Theatre 124
Cost FREE
RSVP Please click here

Google Tech Talk: Wave and Go

Speakers:
Nigel Tao (software engineer, Google)
Pamela Fox (developer advocate, Google)

Come and find out more about the wave of popular interest generated by Google Wave, a new online tool for real-time communication and collaboration.

Learn about Go, a compiled, garbage-collected, concurrent programming language developed in-house by Google.

Hang around after the talk to mingle over free pizza!

When 4:00pm-5:00pm, Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Where Carslaw Lecture Theatre 273
Cost FREE
RSVP Please click here

2010 Careers Fair

The largest careers event at the University of Sydney brings together diverse recruiters from many fields to talk directly with students about public and private sector graduate opportunities.

Come along to explore your career option and enter the Optiver Competition to WIN a travel voucher valued at $7000! Just pick up an Optiver T-shirt from the SciSoc Bookstore and wear it to the Optiver stand at the 2010 Careers Fair.

Optiver is a global leader in derivatives, shares and bonds trading on the Australian, Asian, European and US exchanges. They offer a thriving work environment for science students majoring in mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science or information systems, where you will be challenged, rewarded, mentored and developed.

Full list of recruiters

When 12:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Where Great Hall and MacLaurin Hall
Cost FREE