As we move closer to finals and graduation, we encourage you to take care of yourself and find ways to relax and recharge. We want to highlight the Let's Play event happening this week, and more resources can be found on the UHS Mental Health Services website.
Tuesday: API Talk
Date: April 26
Time: 7 PM
Location: Discord - join our server here
Hosted by: Web Development Club

Are you interested om designing and documenting a RESTful API? Join the discord meetings voice channel on Tuesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM to hear our Vice President, Ryan Werner, discuss how he has designed APIs for use across several websites! We look forward to having you there!
Thursday: Let's Play!
Date: April 28
Time: 11 AM - 2 PM
Location: East Campus Mall
Hosted by: University Health Services (UHS)

UHS Mental Health Services will host a free event for students featuring giveaways, games and activities, information on mental health resources, and strategies for self-care. The first 200 students will receive a free succulent!
...and Things
Peer Mentors
The Department of Computer Sciences is now collecting information from undergraduate students who are interested in being a CS course Peer Mentor. Peer Mentors assist with offering office hours and study sessions. By completing this form your information will be available to CS course instructors, who will contact interested students and make hiring decisions. Log-in with your UW google account and complete the survey at: .  
The UW Computer Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is seeking two undergraduate students to serve on the 2022-2023 committee and provide student insight and feedback on departmental diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

The CS DEI Committee is comprised of CS faculty, staff, and students. The committee addresses departmental needs and gaps related to DEI; assesses and discusses current DEI activities and topics; and sets goals and key milestones for advancing representation and inclusion.

Students on the committee will be asked to attend the committee’s hour-long, bi-weekly meetings and serve as a student voice on DEI topics, providing key feedback and insights.

If you are interested in serving on the committee, please email the following materials to Kayla Gross, Inclusion Program Manager, at by 12:00PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2022:
·      Resume or CV
·      1-page or less response to the following question:
o  What has influenced your thinking around diversity and inclusion and motivated you to get involved with the CS Diversity and Inclusion Committee as an advocate for change?

Students who apply should 1) be a CS major or graduate student and 2) be able to serve for the entirety of the 2022-2023 academic year.

The committee will review all applications and will evaluate students based on their 1) level of past involvement and/or experience with matters related to diversity, equity and inclusion, and 2) interest in joining the committee.

Please contact Kayla Gross at if you have any questions.
Conference Scholarship: Grace Hopper
This is a reminder that the GHC scholarship application is due April 29th, 2022!
Please use this link to fill out the CS department’s GHC scholarship application:
The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is an annual conference designed to give undergraduate, graduate, and professional technical women the opportunity to come together, network, and learn from each other. GHC 2022 will be held in Orlando, FL with a format, from September 20 - 23.
Grace Hopper has tons of sessions, talks, and workshops geared toward everything from how to succeed as a student or professional, various advancements in tech, current research in different fields, etc. It also hosts a huge career fair attended by numerous tech companies making it a great place to drop your resumes, talk to companies, and interview for jobs. CS women from our department interviewed who attended received job offers while at GHC!
For several years, with generous CS departmental support, WACM has been able to provide full funding for those interested in attending the conference. The scholarship covers conference registration, stay, airfare, ground transportation, food, etc. This year, we provide two types of scholarship, one for virtual GHC (covers registration) and another for in-person attendance (covers registration, travel, and hotel). Each type will have multiple winners. You cannot simultaneously apply this scholarship and another scholarship to the trip.
This application consists of 4 sections:
1. Personal Details
2. Essay Questions
3. GHC-Related Questions
4. Volunteering
To receive reminders about the application, please make sure that you’re subscribed to WACM with your or email address:
If you have any questions, please email
Job Posting: Badger Herald
The Badger Herald is looking for people to join their design and photo teams for the 2022-2023 academic year! If you are interested in producing newspaper layouts, designing unique graphics, working with digital illustrations, taking photos of current events, or website-oriented coding, joining the team is perfect for you! The position is low-demand, working around your personal availability. If interested, contact Madison Hibner at
Job Posting: Google Apps Script Writer
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is seeking a student familiar with Google Apps Script to help create a Google Sheet with a data entry form. Apps Script code is needed to organize the data entered into a form in a useful structure. For the right student, this job may only take a few hours. Additional work is likely to be needed in the future, however, so there may be opportunities for additional assignments working with both Google Sheets and Excel (including VBA code). 

...and some more Things
Career Corner: What if I don't get an internship?
Don’t panic! All experience is valid -- consider working on-campus, bringing your tech skills to a nonprofit or local volunteer org, or starting a personal project. Consider Social Coder to get volunteer experience.

Key Question: What experience will best help me get an internship for next summer? Work on building that experience now.
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