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Job Help

Spring 2024

Feb 2, 2024

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May 1, 2024

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Registration Deadlines

Feb 8, 2024

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Erdős participants seeking employment within the next year. Whether it's an internship, part-time, or full-time role, or you are looking to advance your career.

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Category

Launch, Workshops, Interview Practice/Study Groups, Job Resources, Career Advisors

Overview

Workshops, study groups, resources and 1-on-1 assistance with putting together your application materials, submitting your resume, prepping for interviews, connecting with alumni/employers, and navigating your job offers.

Organizers, Instructors, and Advisors

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Carolynn Pickard

Career Development Advisor

Office Hours:

See Calendly

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Email

Registrants may schedule a 1-on-1 resume review or coaching session at https://calendly.com/erdosinstitute_carolynn

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Lindsay Warrenburg

Head of Technical Interviews

Office Hours:

Thursdays, 12-1pm

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Slack

Participants should feel free to Slack me with any questions or comments!

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Andrew McMillan

Hedge Fund Researcher

Office Hours:

As needed

Email:

Preferred Contact:

LinkedIn

Please reach out on LinkedIn

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Roman Holowinsky

Managing Director

Office Hours:

See Calendly

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Slack

Registrants may block time on my calendar for LinkedIn introductions to alumni and employees at their Target Companies at https://calendly.com/roman-holowinsky/20min

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Suzanne Kovacs

Head of People & Sustainability

Office Hours:

By Appointment Only

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Email

Participants may reach out to me via email

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Donnie Seidle

Head of Behavioral Interviews

Office Hours:

See Calendly

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Email

Registrants may schedule a 1-on-1 resume review or coaching session at https://calendly.com/erdosinstitute_donnie

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Jared Melendez

Career Development Advisor

Office Hours:

See Calendly

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Email

Registrants may schedule a 1-on-1 resume review or coaching session at https://calendly.com/erdosinstitute_jared

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Amanda Perrin

Head of Industry Placement

Office Hours:

See Calendly

Email:

Preferred Contact:

Email

Registrants may schedule 1-on-1 advanced coaching on navigating conversations, offers and negotiating salaries at https://calendly.com/industryplacement_amanda

Objectives

To help you be prepared to apply, interview, negotiate, and accept job offers.

Slack

Slack Channel: #slack-channel

First Steps/Prerequisites

 

First Steps

Program Content

Behavioral Interview Prep (BIP)

-To help you build your job preparedness skills we’ve developed this checklist of necessary first steps to put together a great resume, LinkedIn profile, and help you reflect on the interviewing experiences.

-Communication is the key! Having the ability to highlight your skills effectively, deliver yourself confidently and maintaining self-awareness are the foundations of becoming an attractive candidate to land your next position!

[BIP Slides; Questions; Checklist]

 

BIP Steps:

  1. Create and fill out your erdosinstitute.org Member Profile
  2. Resume: [Resume Template, Resume Guidelines, and Resume Samples]
  3. LinkedIn Profile: [LinkedIn Profile Guidelines; LinkedIn Job Board]
  4. Upload 1st Rough Draft of 1-Page Resume
  5. Schedule Meeting with Advisor to conduct Resume Review (See above Calendly's for each Career Advisor)
  6. Advisor Finalizes Resume & creates a custom Job Application Strategy for you
  7. Conduct Informational Interviews & Networking Events [Attend the BIP Sessions to gain experience.]
  8. Check the Erdos Job Board at least twice a week!
  9. Update your Progress Timeline with upcoming Interviews, Job-Offers or when you get Hired!

 

Technical Interview Prep

To learn about the technical interview, check out the Technical Interview Overview page

  • Overview of what a technical interview is
  • FAQ (e.g., how long does it take to prepare for a technical interview)

To study for the technical interview, check out the Technical Interview Resources page

  • Subject matter resources (e.g., machine learning practice problems, SQL tutorials)
  • Interview format resources (e.g., preparing for white boarding vs. case studies vs. take home data challenges)
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Textbook/Notes

Job Help: 1 - Introduction (S24)

Introduction

* Our Team
* Introduction to Job Help
* Career Search and Behavioral Interview Prep
* Technical Interview Prep and Practice
* Next Steps - Assignment #1

Transcript
Code

Project/Homework Instructions

Project/Team Formation
Project Submission
Projects README

Schedule

Click on any date for more details

Job Help Lecture 1

February 7, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

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Practice Technical Interview 1, Option B

February 20, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

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Practice Technical Interview 2, Option B

February 27, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

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Practice Technical Interview 3, Option B

March 5, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 4, Option A

March 25, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 5, Option B

April 2, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 6, Option B

April 9, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Behavioral Interview Prep #3 (BIP)

April 17, 2024 at 9:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 9, Option A

April 29, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Job Help Lecture 2

February 14, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

EVENT

Job Help Lecture 3

February 21, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

EVENT

Job Help Lecture 4

February 28, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

EVENT

Job Help Lecture 5

March 6, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 4, Option B

March 26, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Behavioral Interview Prep #2 (BIP)

April 3, 2024 at 9:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 7, Option A

April 15, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 8, Option A

April 22, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 9, Option B

April 30, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 1, Option A

February 19, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 2, Option A

February 26, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 3, Option A

March 4, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

EVENT

Behavioral Interview Prep #1 (BIP)

March 20, 2024 at 9:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 5, Option A

April 1, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 6, Option A

April 8, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 7, Option B

April 16, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Practice Technical Interview 8, Option B

April 23, 2024 at 4:00:00 PM

EVENT

Please check your registration email for program schedule and zoom links.

Project/Homework Deadlines

Feb 8, 2024

10:00 PM

Start Learning about Technical Interviews

Ace the DS Interview: Introduction through Chapter 4; Erdős: Technical Interview Materials

Feb 12, 2024

10:00 PM

Sign up for technical interview prep small groups

Weekly groups for practice interviews

Feb 15, 2024

10:00 PM

Self study: Probability

Ace the DS Interview: Chapter 5; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Feb 22, 2024

10:00 PM

Self study: Statistics

Ace the DS Interview: Chapter 6; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Feb 29, 2024

10:00 PM

Self study: Machine Learning

Ace the DS Interview: Chapter 7; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Mar 21, 2024

9:00 PM

Self study: SQL & Databases

Ace the DS Interview: Chapter 8; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Mar 28, 2024

9:00 PM

Self study: Computer Science & Coding

Ace the DS Interview: Chapter 9; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Apr 4, 2024

9:00 PM

Self study: Product & Business Logic

Ace the DS Interview: Chapters 10 & 11; Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

Apr 11, 2024

9:00 PM

Take home problem: Data Challenge 1

Take home problem: Data Challenge 1

Apr 18, 2024

9:00 PM

Take home problem: Data Challenge 2

Take home problem: Data Challenge 2

Apr 25, 2024

9:00 PM

Self study: FinTech

Erdős: Technical Interview Resources

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