Shout Out 3/3/14

1. Section Elections: Call for Applications
April 1-2 we will be voting in the executive board for next academic year.
Now is the time to start considering if you would like to be the next President,
Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer of SWE-SJSU! Please email
application to by March 14th. You can download the application here.

2. SWE Region A Conference April 25-27th at UC Davis
If you are interested in attending the conference, please fill out the Google survey so we can establish how many hotel rooms and drivers we need. You have until March 9th to sign up on the Google doc to be included in the hotel.

3. Transitioning from Java to C Workshop
Time and date TBA
This quick workshop will help SE and CS students get a head start in C-heavy courses such as CS 166 and CMPE 102. Includes: Setting up your environment, declaring variables, using loops, and dealing with functions, pointers, file I/O, typecasting, and variable argument lists. (SCE event) Click the title to sign up!

4. Git Workshop March 7th, 2014 at 10:30am – 12:30pm in ENGR 337
If you want to learn more about version control, sign up for the Git workshop. One of the best ways to organize code based group projects, as well as tracking the evolution of a your softwares projects. (SCE event) Click the title for sign up!

5. Xilinx Info Session March 12th from 6:30-7:30pm in ENG 376
Representatives from Xilinx will be visiting SWE and IEEE to discuss details about the company and job opportunities. Food will be provided.

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6. Officer Meeting March 13th from 6-8:00pm in ENG 242
In addition to the usual meeting discussions, a seminar on the transition from college to career will be presented from 6-7 for all to attend.

7. Member Meeting March 18th from 6-7:30pm in ENG 242
Tech Jewelry making activity, snacks, Global Awareness topic of “How Healthy is America?”, discussions and more! Stop by before spring break starts!

8. Healthy Hike Monday March 31st
As part of our “How Healthy is America” Global Awareness topic, SWE will be hosting a local hike for members on the last day of Spring break!

9. Officer Meeting March 31st at 1pm
Following the hike, anyone is welcome to join the officers in a lunch meeting. Location to be determined.

10. Bake Sale April 3rd from 9-4:30
SWE will be hosting one more bake sale this semester to cover the hotel costs for the Region A conference. Sign up coming soon!

11. Women in Tech Talk: “The Importance of the Little Things”
April 9 at 3:30, room TBA
Build your brand for personal effectiveness. For anyone who wants to accomplish an excellent, thorough, and complete task, paying attention to the little details of the work will go a long way in ensuring overall success. Presented by Jenny Stevens and Courtney Vella of Genentech.

12. Xilinx Openings!
Please see the document link for details on the open positions.

13. Visa Call for Resumes!
Visa is looking to recruit programmers for their summer internship program. THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO BE INCLUDED IN THE CD.

14. South Bay Women’s Conference March 8th from 8:30am-7:00 pm @ SJSU
Go to to register.


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