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Professional Development Seminar: Tips for Successful Onboarding for your Job or Internship

Event Type
Professional Development
Illinois Computer Science
wifi event
Apr 14, 2021   5:00 pm  
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So now you've landed that great job or internship and the start date is creeping up on you. What should you do now to ensure you have a smooth start? What can you prepare in advance? What should you do during your first week or two? How about things to watch out for or avoid? What's different when everything is remote? This session will include advice from students and alums who can share their experiences and answer these questions and more.

Speaker Bios:

Erik Muro

Erik Muro received his B.S. in Computer Science in 2015 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Currently working at M1 Finance as a Senior Data Engineer and building his own business part-time as an Independent Business Owner at ACN.

Rashad Russell

Rashad Russell is a software engineer, consultant, and founder of Beyond Light Creations, a software design and technology consultancy that advises on tech solutions and helps companies build custom software. Rashad's work specializes in web design, web application development, mobile development, e-commerce, database design, API design, and tech strategy. He is a class of 2016 Computer Science & Linguistics graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

Shachi Solanki

I received my B.S in Computer Science from UIUC in December 2019. During my time at Illinois I had two software engineering internships. The first was with The Climate Corporation in 2018 and the second was with GoDaddy in 2019. Since March 2020 I have been working full time for GoDaddy as a software engineer.

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