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Open Source 101: Tuesday March3

Join 150-200+ developers and technologists in downtown Columbia Featuring 7 extended sessions and workshops on topics vital to everyone Tuesday, March 3 USC Alumni Center Website Why Attend - Hint, open source now comprises 80-90% of the code in a typical application (Forrester) and open source skills and knowledge are in huge demand by employers Registration - Once free passes are claimed, just $49 and includes all programming, networking and lunch on-site Summary: Open Source 101 is a one-day conference designed to educate current technology professionals and technology students on topics foundational to open source, open tech, and the open web. The event will feature sessions on major topics delivered by some of the top experts in the country. Workshops and sessions to be featured:
  • Intro to Containers, from Docker to Kubernetes to everything in between - Brent Laster, Director of R&D, SAS - 4 hours
  • Open Source Software: Please Build Responsibly (application security) - 2.5 hours
  • Open Source Databases and 17 Things Every Engineer Must Know (including how to choose and licensing) - Peter Zaitsev, Percona - 1.5 hours
  • GitHub Actions: Automating your open source software workflows - John Bohannon, GitHub - 1.5 hours
  • Open Source Tools for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) - John Wargo, Microsoft - 1.5 hours
  • Open Source Licensing and Compliance - Deb Nicholson, Software Freedom Conservancy - 1.5 hours
  • Using and Administering Linux - David Both, nearly 50-year technologist, trainer and well-known author - 2.5 hours

Paid Part-Time Website Developer and Data Management Position

The Applied Cognitive Neuropsychology Research Lab in the Department of Psychology is looking for a web developer to join the research team. The position requires a highly motivated individual with experience developing websites and database management that will be used for data collection in schools across the state of South Carolina. Compensation is dependent on experience but projected to range from $25 to $55 per hour. Flexible Schedule Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) highly desirable Contact Dr. Scott L. Decker for more information. 404-797-3007

Fluor Sustainability Data Challenge

The Darla Moore School of Business Data Lab and the Center for Applied Business Analytics are now accepting applications for the Fluor Sustainability Data Challenge that will take place Friday, March 27, 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturday March 28, 8:30 am - 1:30 pm. Co-sponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the student organization, Net Impact. Students must apply online by February 25, 9:00 pm! To apply, go to: We will select 20-30 eager and data driven students to participate in this competition from all disciplines and place students on multidisciplinary teams. Sophomores, juniors and seniors in the Darla Moore School of Business (DMSB) and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (all data focused majors at U of SC are eligible to apply). This is an excellent opportunity to hone your analytics, problem solving and team skills. The winning team will receive a $1,000 prize to be split among team members. The second prize winning team will receive a cash prize of $500 The event will challenge undergraduate and graduate students to develop an innovative strategy for manufacturers to reduce their C0² emissions. Data will be provided, but links to additional data will also be provided. Fluor Corporation helps companies address sustainability challenges and issues, including the need to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide more efficient supply chain and procurement methods and to design and build more environmentally friendly, efficient, and less costly manufacturing facilities. The team solutions will be judged on creativity, usability and technicality. Data Challenge Goal: To develop recommendations for manufacturers on how they can reduce C0² emissions using data analytics to prove this approach is unique, cost-effective, technically sounds and implementable. Judges from Operations and Supply, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Fluor will evaluate each team’s recommendation and rate it on a judging rubric provided to each team at the kick-off event on March 3. Questions? Please contact Linda Oldham at with any questions or for more information about this event.

Instructor at UofSC CSE Department

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Carolina, Columbia is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track Instructor position beginning Fall 2020. The duties of this position are to (1) teach undergraduate courses in computer science and engineering, which may include computer programming (Python, JAVA, C++), web programming (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), computer engineering (architecture, embedded systems, advanced digital logic), data structures and algorithms, databases, operating systems, networks, computer security, and software engineering; (2) prepare course syllabi and handouts; (3) evaluate and grade student assignments and papers; (4) maintain required records, including student attendance and grades; (5) hold regularly-scheduled office hours to advise and assist students; and (6) participate in program and department meetings and activities. Minimum requirements for this position are a Master’s degree in computer science or closely related field and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is August 16, 2020. Interested applicants will apply online at with: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) concise description of teaching interests, and (4) names and contact information of 3 references. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing offers B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Computer Engineering; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering; and a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Studies. The Department has 31 full-time faculty members (including 8 instructors), an undergraduate enrollment of 950 students, and a graduate enrollment of 161 students. The University of South Carolina is the Flagship University of the State. Founded in 1801, it is one of the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive public universities. Columbia, the seat of South Carolina government, was ranked by as the third best college town in 2016. The temperate climate, the family friendly and resurgent city, the proximity to the beaches and mountains, and the traditions and beauty of the historic University with forward-leaning benefits and practices provide for a high quality of life. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

McNair Junior Fellows: 34 Summer Research Jobs at UofSC

Earlier this month, CEC Undergraduate students received information that the McNAIR Junior Fellows program is now accepting applications for summer 2020, and students were highly encouraged to engage with faculty to formulate their research plans. The program, in its 6th year since its foundation, and in its 2nd year as an official CEC program, provides supports for undergraduate students up to 3k$ in summer funds and runs activities that helps the students further explore research (as well as research posters, state of the art and other research initiation programs). We are anticipating around 34 grantees this summer, and we sure hope you can encourage your students to explore this opportunity. All details and applications are on:

Paid Part-Time Internship: APP/Website Developer / Client Experience Curator

S. Watson Solutions, LLC A Modern Wellness Company Focused on Optimizing Human Performance. JOB POSTING: Paid Part-Time Internship $13.00 HR with Paid Bonuses. Flexible Schedule Local Boutique Gym Membership Exclusive discounts at local businesses. Monthly Team Member Experiences Lead of IT Development APP/Website Developer / Client Experience Curator As the lead of IT Development, you’ll be a pioneer of the core team that keeps SWatson Solutions LLC, innovative, growing into the future, and secure. The ideal candidate will have the role of creation and development of a video subscription and product focused website, and also an iso and android capable application as well as the creative responsibility of curating the client experience based on the companies’ vision and the modern environment. The position will entail being part of the team who brainstorms, creates and curates the client experience online. You will be responsible for helping to craft the backend systems that we depend on as the company continues to grow. You should be comfortable seeing a project through from start to end; including identify areas for improvement, researching the best way to tackle the problem, being able to describe to others why you chose the approach you did, and then implementing the solution; both a thinker and a doer with the creative freedom to pioneer a company from behind the scenes. THE ROLE: WEBSITE / ISO DEVELOPER Develop/Design website that supports a video subscriptions service/membership and products. Develop and Design Applications supported on iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems and software.
  • Product-focused iOS application development experience
  • Evidence of delivering consumer facing, mass market, networked, high-performance iOS applications available in the App Store
  • Up to date with the latest Cocoa and iOS trends
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns & Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understanding of analytics, remote reporting and measurements
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI) and Unit Testing on iOS
  • Curate the client experience from start to end point
Additional Candidate Instruction A complete application consists of:
  • Cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References
Shannon Watson

Gamecock Math Club

Dear Student, Pi Mu Epsilon and the Gamecock Math Club (PME/GMC) are student organizations which you might enjoy. Any USC student is welcome to join Gamecock Math Club! (The invitation and application are attached to this email for your convenience.) PME/GMC Fall Initiation will be Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30pm in LC 312. Initiation will be preceded by pizza at 6pm in the Undergraduate Student Lounge (LC 311) and followed by a talk “Tangled up in Red, Green, and Blue (with Apologies to Bob Dylan): An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Knots“ from Ron Taylor, Berry College at 7pm in LC 310. For more information, check us out at or on our Facebook page Pi Mu Epsilon and Gamecock Math Club - University of South Carolina. Ronda Sanders PME/GMC Faculty Advisor

Research Experiences for Undergraduates at UC Irvine

Cultivating the IoT-Enabled Smart Community (IoT-SITY) June 21 - August 14, 2020 Application Deadline: Saturday, February 22nd at 11:59 PM PST APPLY ONLINE: PROGRAM BENEFITS
  • 8-weeks of research experience
  • Hands-on research guided by faculty
  • Mentors and graduate students
  • Guest speakers, lab tours, and field trips
  • On-campus housing and meals (3 meals per day)
  • $4,800 stipend ($600/week)
  • Travel allowance (up to $700)
  • Computer Architecture and Design
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Transportation Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Hydrologic System Modeling
  • Multimedia Computing Networks and Distributed Systems
  • Intelligent Structure
QUESTIONS: Email us at

Charleston Digital Hub of Booz Allen Hamilton Hackathon

The Charleston Digital Hub of Booz Allen Hamilton is excited to be hosting our second annual public Hackathon on Saturday, March 7th. This year, teams will be tasked with producing open source solutions to help tackle the problems arising from Climate Change. This all-day event will be fully catered, providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as snacks and drinks throughout the day. Additionally, attendees will receive free swag and prizes will be awarded to the top teams per competitive track (Professional & Graduate, Undergraduate & Bootcamp, Freestyle). You can register here:… We expect the day to be a full, engaging event and are expecting to have various Booz Allen leaders, as well as local government and community champions, activists, and leaders onsite to participate and network throughout. I believe the Hackathon would be a great experience for your students and would love to welcome them in and see the awesome solutions they produce!

REU at Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University NSF - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Sensing and Smart Systems Florida Atlantic University's Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE) hosts an intensive summer research program in sensing and smart systems for talented undergraduate students across the country. Closely related to the Internet of Things, smart systems represent an emerging class of distributed systems that provide real-time awareness of conditions, trends, and patterns to support improved decision-making, and often, automation. The on-campus research will focus on I-SENSE’s three main program areas: Infrastructure Systems, Marine and Environment and Health and Behavior. YOUR FLORIDA EXPERIENCE This paid, nine-week program focuses on training, mentoring, research and an overall experience for students that prepares them for graduate studies or careers in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines. Undergraduate researchers are paid $600 along with a $130 meal allowance, per week. Participants will also receive $600 travel allowances. Participants will be housed in apartment-style dormitories on FAU’s Boca Raton, just three miles from the beach. ELIGIBILITY
  • Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering.
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  • Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Selections will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.
DATES Application deadline: March 6, 2020 First Round Notification date: March 18, 2020 Start Date: June 1, 2020 End Date: July 31, 2020 Click here to apply or for more information.

Gamecocks Get Hired STEM Majors Career Fair: Feb 18

The Gamecocks Get Hired STEM Majors Career Fair is on February 18. HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE CAREER FAIR:
  • Visit the Career Center for a resume critique and advice on job search and interviewing skills. Drop-in hours are Monday - Friday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Thomas Cooper Library Level 5 or Tuesday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) Career Center Satellite Office.
  • Create and update your account on Handshake before the fair.
  • Research the list of employers attending and the positions available on Handshake and the Career Fair+ App prior to the fair.
  • Download the NEW Career Fair+ App in the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Bring it with you to use as your digital map!

Join Reinvent the Wheel Data Hackathon Team

The Darla Moore School of Business (DMSB) is organizing a team to compete at Reinvent the Wheel Data Hackathon. We are seeking undergraduate and graduate students from Computer Science who would like to join a team of Operations and Supply students for this event. The participating companies go well beyond ATD. Partners this year include: Google, McKinsey, Continental tires as well as ~10 other companies that will to network, coach and mentor during the event. Teams are comprised of 4-6 participants. They already have confirmation from teams from UNCC, Georgia Tech, USC (the other on, in Cali), UNF, University of Washington, UNC Chapel Hill and a few others. DMSB will provide and pay for transportation and housing. Students must apply via Qualtrics: Thank you, Linda American Tire Distributors (ATD) is excited to host our second 24-hour data hackathon, Reinvent the Wheel 2.0, at Norfolk Hall in Charlotte, NC on March 20-21, 2020. This is an opportunity to revolutionize the automotive industry at one of the largest data hackathons in the southeast. For more than 80 years, ATD has been an industry leader at the forefront of innovation and is continually looking for applied machine-learning that can help disrupt business as usual. Reinvent the Wheel 2.0 is an opportunity for talented participants to practice rigorous problem solving, work collaboratively in teams, and gain hands-on experience to create next-generation machine learning and optimization models. It’s an opportunity to contribute to reinventing an industry, show off your skills, network with some of the sharpest data science minds and win some great prizes (including $5,000 in cash to the winning teams, development credits and much more). Are you ready to #ReinventTheWheel? Register Here

Girls Go For IT Summer Camp Instructors

We seek an instructor for the Girls Go for IT coding camp. The camp is designed to encourage middle-school girls to consider STEM and IT careers and, with your help, will earn funding from the National Center for Women & IT. This will be our 7th year hosting the camp, so we have a lot of resources to help you plan and run the camp. This is a paid position. Proposed camp dates are June 15-19 (Scratch) and June 22-26 (Alice or other coding environment). Contact Dr. Alicia Wilson,, 803 777-1240.

Website for Baseball Staff

My name is Mike Current, and I am on the baseball staff here at the University of South Carolina. We are looking for someone to help us build a web app that will allow us to view our Tableau dashboards online. Currently, we house our dashboards in a shared Dropbox folder, but we would like to create a site that will allow us to access them on the web. We would like a home page, which would essentially be a table of contents, with links to each of our dashboards. If you need more information on what we are looking to do, please just let me know. Thanks for your help. Mike Current Director of Player Development University of South Carolina (O) 803-777-1704

REU: Surf the Waves with ASSET (Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies)

SURF THE WAVES with ASSET: ASSET:ADVANCED SECURED SENSOR ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES MAY 28-AUG 4,2020 The application early action deadline is February 7, 2020 and regular deadline is April 15, 2020 or until positions are filled Funded by NSF and DoD (PIs: Dr. Pissinou and Dr. Iyengar) The Summer 2020 REU SITE of Florida International University Research Experience for Undergraduates in Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies spans ten weeks, May 28- August 4 2020, offers research and professional development opportunities for 10 undergraduate students. Available research projects share the theme of advanced secured sensor enabling technologies and span several exciting areas such as
  •  Trajectory Privacy Preservation in Mobile Sensor Networks,
  •  Privacy & Secure Social Sensor Networks,
  •  Mobile Video Authenticity Verifications
  •  Search Rank Validation for Social Media
  •  A Software Library for Visualizing Large Scale Sensor Network Applications,
  •  Trajectory Sensor Stream Cleaning,
  • Resource Management for Security & Surveillance over a Sensor Network,
  •  Self-configuring, non-cooperative Mobile Sensors
and many others Details about REU-ASSET including an online application, can be found at