Category: Success



CTI Accelerate Program

Are you a first year/freshman or second year/sophomore CS student? Have you thought about doing an internship, but aren’t sure how to go about getting one? CTI Accelerate is a new, free program offered by the Computing Talent Initiative that will guide you through preparing for and connecting with a meaningful internship/project experience in summer 2023…
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Free Online Interview from HackerRank

’Tis the season of giving… and preparing for the next big interview. To help, we’ve made the HackerRank interview platform available for FREE to all our users. You can now get 5 interviews for free… every month. Whether you’re thinking about making a career move and want to brush up on your interviewing skills, Check it…
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Google Search helps Veterans find jobs

Looking for a new job can be a daunting task. Google Search helps by bringing together postings from across the web, allowing job seekers to filter by location, see salary information and employer reviews, apply for jobs, and set up alerts to learn when new jobs are posted.   Learn more about Jobs on Google…
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Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair

Merced College students have received a formal invite to attend the “Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair”, an event at California State University, Fresno on Thursday, February 3, 2022 from Noon to 4:00 p.m.  The IN-PERSON fair is designed to provide students, faculty, and staff from HSIs in Central-Northern California with the…
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Drone Safety Day – 9/17/2021

Thanks to everyone for attending our Drone Safety Event, held virtually, from 10am-11am; special thanks to Brandon Stark from UC Merced who spoke about Drone Safety and Drones used as Research tools at UC Merced. Here is the recording. Our winner of the poster contest was Joseph Zamora, with his poster on being safe and…
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Merced College Student Success Workshops

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Angelica Walker: Merced College, UC Merced student and NASA intern

Previously was an NCAS student. I did the 5 weeks online learning, then spent a week onsite to Ames research center 2019 where my team won first place in the robotics competition. NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) | brings you the latest images, videos and news from America’s space agency. Get the latest…
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Stephen Schertz, Merced College student and NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

MERCED – NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) selected Stephen Schertzof Merced to attend the NCAS Virtual Experience, July 19-29, 2021. Schertz’s successful completion of a five-week online NCAS course earned them a spot toparticipate in the NCAS Virtual Experience. Schertz is one out of 187 community collegestudents from across the country, to participate in…
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UC Merced Graduate Student Shayna Bennett Wins UC 2021 Grad Slam Competition

May 7, 2021 Dear Campus Community,  On behalf of the Graduate Division and the campus, we are excited to announce Applied Mathematics Ph.D. student Shayna Bennett was awarded first place in the University of California’s 2021 Grad Slam finale held this morning! Shayna won $7,000 and the systemwide trophy — known as the Slammy. This…
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