Thursday, 25 April 2013

TD Securities Sales and Trading Co-op Information Session



Meet two Waterloo Alums now VPs with Sales and Trading 

A career in Sales and Trading is fast paced and demanding. If you have an aptitude for numbers, an interest in following the markets and an analytical approach to making decisions … we invite you to join us on May 9th to learn more about co-op and career opportunities from our industry experts! 

Who: Math, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Financial Management and Business students available to work during the fall 2013 co-op term. 
When: May 9th (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) – join us for co-op advice and a slice! 
Where: TC 2218 

Roles in Sales and Trading offer students the opportunity to gain on-the-job training covering the sales and trading of our products, while leveraging the Career Development resources of TD Bank. Why consider TD Securities’ Sales and Trading: 
  • Rank #1 in Block Equity Trading with a considerable lead in market share 
  • Rank #1 in Listed Options with strong momentum 


Questions: Please contact Kim Pedlar, Manager – Talent Acquisition, at kim.pedlar@tdsecurities.com 

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

New MindSumo Challenge


Attention Students:

MindSumo.com is hosting an internship opportunity and new contests which may be of interest to you.

This challenge from MITRE asks students to design a reliable and secure network, and all winners will receive internship interviews with the company.

This challenge from AOL asks students to propose a Javascript or jQuery Feature which would improve The Huffington Post homepage.

This challenge from Gradeable asks students to develop a means for iPhones to improve the process of grading papers and scantrons.

Any questions can be directed to aaron@mindsumo.com.

Direct links:
Gradeable - https://www.mindsumo.com/contests/use-an-iphone-to-take-the-misery-out-of-grading-exams

Monday, 15 April 2013

Faculty Positions at the University of Dalhousie


The Faculty of Computer Science is currently seeking applications for the following two positions:
  1. A Three Year Limited Term Assistant Professor position, and,
  2. A Probationary Tenure Track Assistant Professor position

Three Year Limited Term position in the Faculty of Computer Science. 

Dalhousie University (http://www.dal.ca) invites applications for a three year limited term position at the Assistant Professor level in the Faculty of Computer Science (http://www.cs.dal.ca) that currently has 30 faculty members, approximately 425 undergraduate majors and 240 master's and doctoral students. The Faculty partners with other Faculties in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of Health Informatics and Master of Science in Bioinformatics programs, and is an active participant in the Interdisciplinary PhD program.

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (http://www.halifaxinfo.com/), which is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and affords its residents outstanding quality of life.

The Faculty welcomes applications from outstanding candidates in Computer Science. An applicant should have a PhD in Computer Science or related area and be comfortable teaching core computer science courses, particularly Software Engineering. Evidence of a strong commitment to and aptitude for research and teaching is essential. The ideal candidate will be open to collaborative research within the faculty and add to or complement existing research strengths and strategic research directions of the Faculty.

Applications should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and the names, email addresses and physical addresses of three referees. The application must include the Equity Self-Identification form (see the URL below). All documents are to be submitted to the email address below as PDF files. Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement (see below), and request that they forward letters of reference by email to the same address.

Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2013. This position may be subject to budgetary constraints.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Submission Address for application documents and reference letters: appointments@cs.dal.ca

Location of this advertisement: www.cs.dal.ca/PTTAdvertisement

Self-Identification form (PDF): http://hrehp.dal.ca/Files/Academic_Hiring_%28For/selfid02.pdf
Self-Identification form (Word): http://hrehp.dal.ca/Files/Academic_Hiring_%28For/selfid02.doc

Probationary Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in the Faculty of Computer Science.

Dalhousie University (http://www.dal.ca) invites applications for a Probationary Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Faculty of Computer Science (http://www.cs.dal.ca) that currently has 30 faculty members, approximately 425 undergraduate majors and 240 master's and doctoral students. The Faculty partners with other Faculties in the University to offer the Master of Electronic Commerce, Master of Health Informatics and Master of Science in Bioinformatics programs, and is an active participant in the Interdisciplinary PhD program. 

Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia (http://www.halifaxinfo.com/), which is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and affords its residents outstanding quality of life.

The Faculty welcomes applications from outstanding candidates in Computer Science. An applicant should have a PhD in Computer Science or related area and be comfortable teaching core computer science courses, particularly Software Engineering. Evidence of a strong commitment to and aptitude for research and teaching is essential. The ideal candidate will be open to collaborative research within the faculty and add to or complement existing research strengths and strategic research directions of the Faculty.

Applications should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and the names, email addresses and physical addresses of three referees. The application must include the Equity Self-Identification form (see the URL below). All documents are to be submitted to the email address below as PDF files. Applicants should provide their referees with the URL of this advertisement (see below), and request that they forward letters of reference by email to the same address.

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2013

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Submission Address for application documents and reference letters: appointments@cs.dal.ca
Location of this advertisement: http://www.cs.dal.ca/PTTAdvertisement/

Self-Identification form (PDF): http://hrehp.dal.ca/Files/Academic_Hiring_%28For/selfid02.pdf
Self-Identification form (Word): http://hrehp.dal.ca/Files/Academic_Hiring_%28For/selfid02.doc

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Master of Health Informatics

Advance your education with a one-year professional degree at the University of Waterloo with a Master of Health Informatics.

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Shaw Media Application Developer Position


Shaw Media has an exciting opportunity in our Toronto office for a Web Developer to join our team. You would be working with a team focused on a subset of our brand websites (Global TV, History, Showcase, and others). This position will be working on .NET web applications (including MVC) with the opportunity of mobile app development (iOS, Android, Windows 8).

http://shaw.njoyn.com/CGI/xweb/XWeb.asp?tbtoken=ZlBQRhoXCBpzay4lLkAuJF4CNlJQCCBPeWxEcFZYA0hYW1l%2BE2NcK0ccXEUfBmIDdwkbVhRVTHMqWA%3D%3D&chk=dFlbQBJe&CLID=21753&Page=JobDetails&Jobid=J0313-1160&BRID=246045