Insight@NYU (Friday, 03 May 2013)

Posted: May 9th, 2013 | Author: Jasdev | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

MACS in collaboration with Tech@NYU and NYU CASEA presents Insight@NYU

“Insight@NYU” is a one-day conference where NYU students are invited to
explore different industries to gain insight into disruptive technological
and entrepreneurial movements across different industries.

The Conference will host eight separate sessions, each of which will be
hosted by an startup leader in a particular industry. This summit is
designed to bring students together to learn, discuss and share ideas
regarding current industry challenges, innovations and recent disruptions
to bring forth the next wave of — innovative entrepreneurs.

One day. Eight sessions, Eight industries, Endless opportunities.

Register at: insightatnyu.eventbrite.com


Site: insightatnyu.com

Hosted By:


- MACS – Masters Association for Computer Science &

- Tech@NYU &

- NYU CAS Entrepreneurship Association

Sessions & Agenda:

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session 1:


# Music & Entertainment: Dan Zacaggnino, CEO & Co-Founder of Indaba


# Leisure, Food & Beverage: Zeeshan Zaidi, CEO & Co-Founder of HostCommittee

10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Session 2:


# Non-Profit/ Social Innovation: Desmond Morris, Director of
Engineering, DoSomething.org


# Hardware: Christopher Lobello, Lead Designer, D-Shape

1:00 AM – 2:00PM


# Catered Lunch/ Networking Break

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Session 3:


# Media & Journalism: Jason Baptiste, CEO & Founder of Onswipe


# BioTech & Science: Steve Isaacman, CEO & Founder of Nanometics Lab

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Session 4:


# Finance: Gregory Besner, CFO of SecondMarket


# Fashion: Justin Stefano, Co-CEO & Co-Founder of Refinery29

5:30PM – End


# After-Party & Networking at Amity Hall

Register at: insightatnyu.eventbrite.com


MACS (Masters Association for Computer Science)


Graduate Networking Series – Technology, 04 April 2013

Posted: May 9th, 2013 | Author: Jasdev | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thursday, 04 April 2013, 03:00 PM



@ NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor (between 3rd & 4th Avenues)


The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development in collaboration with MACS presents…


Graduate Networking Series: Technology


Co‐sponsored by MACS and Polytechnic Institute of NYU

Thursday, April 4, 3:00‐4:30pm

NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor (between 3rd & 4th Avenues)

Interested in Technology? Wondering how to apply your graduate degree to the field? Join a panel of professionals in technology to learn about the various opportunities available in their field! Much of the event will be reserved for questions and networking, so take advantage of this great opportunity to hear straight from employers! Scheduled employers include PwC, Verizon Wireless, Suitey, and Gawker Media!

Light refreshments will be available. RSVP on NYU CareerNet.


MACS presents Ernst & Young information/networking event at Courant

Posted: January 25th, 2013 | Author: Jasdev | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »
We are glad to inform you that Ernst & Young is holding an Information/Networking session at Courant for both Internships and Full time opportunities. This event is open for both GRADUATE and UNDERGRADUATE students.
We’ll have a panel of Partners, HR professionals and NYU alumni coming over for a presentation, followed by a Q/A session. This will be a professional event where you’ll get an awesome opportunity to network with leading professionals and learn more about the culture of the firm along with good career development advise.
Following are the details of the event:
Date: January 28, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Venue: 13th Floor Commons/Lounge (Warren Weaver Hall)
Attire: Business Professionals

Do join us for an interesting evening and do not forget to bring a copy of your RESUME.

Fall 2012 MACS Leadership Board Elections

Posted: November 27th, 2012 | Author: Jasdev | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want be a leader? Do you want to guide fellow students?
Yes? Here is the opportunity and we are looking for you! Come, join MACS.

MACS (Masters Association for Computer Science) is in search of outstanding graduate student volunteers to join the MACS Student Leadership Board! This student board partners directly with the computer science department to address the career goals and needs of Computer Science and Information Systems students. As a board member, your efforts will be dedicated to enhancing student’s academic, professional and social development.

What is it in for you?

  • Leadership experience! Leadership experience! Leadership experience!
  • Partner directly with the department on professional workshop/seminar creation, event planning and marketing strategies.
  • Enhance your network by interacting with Professors and Alumni
  • Develop public speaking skills by leading/participating in networking events
  • …and most importantly lead the Change and help other students.

Interesting!!

How do I know if I qualify to be a board member?

  • Graduation date of May 2013 or later
  • Commitment to be a board member for at least one (1) semester; preferably two (2) semesters
  • Attend board meetings/events during the semester
  • Promote MACS initiatives and events to students within the program.

Positions we are looking for:

  • Treasurer
  • Director – Social Affairs CS (Open only for CS majors)
  • Director – Social Affairs IS (Open only for IS majors)
  • Officers – Public Relations/Promotions (2 positions)
  • Officers – Event Management (2 positions)

How to nominate?

  • Statement of Intent:

A brief paragraph (300 words or less): Why you are an ideal candidate for the MACS Student Leadership Board? What are some unique experiences, talents, and/or skills you could benefit the Board? What specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

  • A current resume or CV

Send your nominations by Nov 27, ‘12 (Tuesday midnight) to macs@cs.nyu.edu

What is the Election Process?

The statement of intent of selected students will be posted publicly for all the students to review, decide and choose the best candidate through ONLINE VOTING.

Voting will be open for all CS/IS students from Nov 28 till Nov 30, 2012 (Friday midnight).
Final results will be announced in the first week of December.

For any further queries, please drop an email to macs@cs.nyu.edu

NOMINATION DEADLINE: Nov 27, 2012 (Tuesday midnight) to macs@cs.nyu.edu


MACS Council Responsibilities

Posted: January 17th, 2012 | Author: Jasdev | Filed under: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

MACS Council Responsibilities

As MACS Leadership Council has been reorganized, we will shortly update this section. Stay tuned !!!!

Previous Officer Roles and Responsibilities
MACS OFFICERS Responsibilities – Prior to Fall 2012


Spring 2012 MACS Officer Elections

Posted: January 17th, 2012 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Please read the following directions and information very carefully.

Contents:
I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election
II. Elections and Speeches
III. Officer Responsibilities

I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election

Below this post, where it says “Leave a reply,” please write your statement of intent.
1) Put your name (first name and last initial is okay.)
2) Enter a valid NYU email (don’t worry it won’t be visible.)
3) State the position for which you are running: Representative, Senator, Treasurer or Vice President. You may choose only one. Only current MACS officers are eligible to run for President.
4) Write a statement of intent of 300 words or fewer (a couple of paragraphs is fine).
5) The deadline to run is Thursday, February 2 at 11:59pm.

The statement of intent should address at least the following: why you want to be a MACS officers and why you are a good candidate; how you will benefit the students and the program; what specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

The current MACS officer’s statements of intent are included below as examples of how a statement of intent could be written.

II. Elections and Speeches

General Meeting and Officer Elections
Friday, February 3
5:00pm
WWH 109

If you are running, you must come to the general meeting and should give a speech of three minutes or fewer. If you are unable to attend, please contact MACS, macs [at] cs.nyu.edu, by Thursday, February 2 by 11:59pm. Not attending the election without informing MACS automatically forfeits your nomination.

See here for a list of officer responsibilities.


Fall 2011 MACS Secretary Election

Posted: September 1st, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Please read the following directions and information very carefully.

Contents:
I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election
II. Elections and Speeches
III. Officer Responsibilities

I. Statement of Intent to Run for Election

Below this post, where it says “Leave a reply,” please write your statement of intent.
1) Put your name (first name and last initial is okay.)
2) Put a valid NYU email (don’t worry it won’t be visible.)
3) Write a statement of intent of 300 words or fewer. (a couple of paragraphs is fine)
4) All statements of intent will be made visible on Wednesday, September 14.
6) The deadline to run is Thursday, September 15 at 11:59pm.

The statement of intent should address at least the following: why you want to be a MACS officers and why you are a good candidate; how you will benefit the students and the program; what specifically you will do to improve MACS; and anything else that demonstrates your qualities and commitment to the club.

Please look at last semester’s election for examples of how a statement of intent could be written.

II. Elections and Speeches

General Meeting and Officer Election
Friday, September 16
5:00pm
WWH 13th Floor Lounge

If you are running, you must come to the general meeting and should give a speech of three minutes or fewer. If you are unable to attend, please contact MACS, macs [at] cs.nyu.edu, by Thursday, September 15 at 11:59pm. Not attending the election without informing MACS automatically forfeits your nomination.

See here for a list of officer responsibilities.


Slides from Spring 2011 Open Source Program Kick-Off Event

Posted: February 5th, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Thanks to Mark for an excellent presentation!

The slides can be found here.


Nerd Herd

Posted: February 2nd, 2011 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off

Going to a cool tech event? Want your fellow CS/IS students to go with you?

Let us know! Send the event announcement to macs-general@cims.nyu.edu. Be sure to include when to meet in the Warren Weaver lobby so the group can travel together.


Spring 2011 Officer Responsibilities

Posted: December 22nd, 2010 | Author: ericawolfe | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

No experience necessary! Commitment to the club is more important.

a. Responsibilities of all executive officers

- Attend officer meetings, about two per month.
- Should attend all events.
- Organize, advertise and run two events and support the organizers of two more.

We work collaboratively on all MACS activities. Our officers are devoted to the club and to benefiting the students.

b. President

- Represent the club proactively and make and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts.
- Provide leadership and direction for each semester’s activities.
- Ensure the progress of quality events that satisfy the club’s mission and benefit the students.
- Motivate all officers to meet their responsibilities and work harmoniously together.
- Run officer meetings.

c. Vice President

- Represent the club proactively and make and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts.
- Provide leadership and direction for each semester’s activities.
- Ensure the progress of quality events that satisfy the club’s mission and benefit the students.
- Motivate all officers to meet their responsibilities and work harmoniously together.
- Run officer meetings in the President’s absence.

d. Treasurer

- Monitor the MACS budget.
- Maintain a list of expenditures and remaining funds.
- Support funding applications.
- Seek funding and sponsorship opportunities.

e. Secretary

- Schedule officer meetings.
- Take minutes at every officer meeting.
- Maintain other MACS documentation.

f. Benefits of Officership

- Network with industry professionals, university professors and your fellow students.
- Run a departmental club of over 200 computer science and information systems master’s students.
- Hone leadership skills.
- Gain practical organizational skills.
- Develop communication and team-building skills.
- Work directly with top companies in the industry, like Morgan Stanley and IBM.