Enrollment Information
Enrollment for summer term starts - seniors will enroll tomorrow (Tuesday), juniors on Wednesday, sophomores on Thursday, and freshmen on Friday. Your exact enrollment time is in your Student Center.

Undergraduates interested in enrolling in a graduate level course should complete this form. Please note decisions will not be made until August.

This week...
Tons of career events happening, including a chat with an Epic Systems engineer! This week we also have the Day of the Badger - read the details below!
Monday: Visit with Epic Systems
Date: April 4
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: Pyle Center, Room 106 (AT&T Lounge)
Hosted by: ColorStack UW and the Center for Cultural Enrichment (CCE)
Will there be food? Yes!

Are you interested in learning more about the world of Computer Science? Join ColorStack for a professional panel with a software engineer and seasoned programmer from Epic System.  During this event, students get to engage in a Q & A discussion around careers in computer science. 
Tuesday: Day of the Badger
Date: April 5
Time: 5 - 7 PM
Location: Computer Sciences Lobby
Hosted by: Computer Sciences Department

Come join us for Day of the Badger, UW's day of giving! All donations from CS go to WES-CS.

Come by for a cookie, a CS laptop sticker, and take your photo with Bucky Badger! (Ok, a cutout of Bucky Badger, but it's life-size!) 

No donation required - we won't even ask you (although now that you mention it, we are competing with other departments for the largest number of donors - if you want to donate, click here, but that's the last you'll hear about it!).

Hope to see you there!
Wednesday: Distinguished Entrepreneur Lunch
Date: April 6
Time: 12:15 - 1 PM
Location: 5120 Grainger Hall
Hosted by: Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship

Come join us to meet Keegan Moldenhauer who created Internship on Demand which is an internship platform and job board that helps college students find long-term career success through professional development and hands-on internship opportunities with companies. Keegan will share his journey from engineer to entrepreneur and CEO of a software company. 
Wednesday: CDIS Senior Panel: Internships, Jobs, and Experiences for your Career
Date: April 6
Time: 5 - 6:30 PM
Location: 1240 Computer Sciences
Hosted by: CDIS and L&S SuccessWorks
Please RSVP! If you want to learn more about the panelists, check them out here!

Come learn from a panel of current junior and senior students with CDIS majors (Computer Sciences, Data Science, Statistics) as they share their experiences, advice, and recommendations for career planning! These upperclassmen have a variety of career experiences during their time at UW-Madison, including internships, jobs, student orgs, and more – find out what they’ve found most valuable and how they’ve found success.

All majors and years are welcome – if you’re interested in tech, data & analytics careers, this event is for you!
...and Things
Scholarship: Dewitt Scholarship
Each year, the CS Department awards multiple David DeWitt Scholarships to recognize academic excellence among undergraduate Computer Sciences Majors. Each award is worth $8000, and students must be continuing in the UW undergraduate CS program next year (not graduating or transferring away).

Eligibility to apply: Continuing students who
  • will be enrolled next academic year, 2022-23
  • are computer science majors
  • have demonstrated academic excellence

Application Process
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please complete the following form by Thursday, April 14th, 2022 11:59pm CT.

The primary criteria for this award is academic excellence. The following pieces of information are part of the application:

  • Upload: An unofficial transcript that you can upload as a PDF
  • Upload: A CV or resume that you can upload as a PDF
  • Supporting references: please provide name and email for 2 or 3 people who can write a paragraph supporting your application.
  • Short Answer: Please explain how you have demonstrated academic excellence in computer science. 500-word limit
  • Short Answer: Please describe your passion for computer sciences. (Upload PDF, 500-word limit)
  • Short answer: What else do you want us to consider or know about you? (Optional., PDF, 500-word limit)
Scholarship: MinneAnalytics
The Departments of Statistics and Computer Sciences have been selected to award a $1,000 MinneAnalytics Scholarship to a student for the 2022-23 calendar year!

Eligibility to apply: Continuing students who
  • will be enrolled next academic year, 2022-23
  • are passionate about a career in analytics or data science (regardless of major) and
  • have demonstrated a commitment to community engagement

Application process:
You will be asked to upload an unofficial transcript as a PDF, a CV or resume as a PDF; and answers to several short questions (in written, audio, video, or equivalent form)
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please complete the following form by April 8th, 2022 11:59pm CT.
The recipient will be notified in early September. If selected, students are asked to connect with MinneAnalytics on LinkedIn, and provide a photo/short bio to be viewed on the MinneAnalytics website. More details will be provided to the recipient. 
Opportunity: Serve on CS DEI Committee
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 kayla.gross@wisc.edu by 12:00PM on Wednesday, April 20, 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 kayla.gross@wisc.edu if you have any questions. 
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