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Welcome Back!
Hope you had a relaxing and festive winter break, here are some great events to kick off winter quarter!
WISH Events
WISH General Meeting #1
When: Thursday, January, 13th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Join us for the first WISH meeting of the quarter to play some games and connect virtually with other members!
WISH Alumni Panel
When: Tuesday, January, 18th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom

Have questions about getting an internship or job? Or how to navigate in the workplace? WISH Alumni can help answer those questions! We will be hosting a WISH alumni panel with guests who have worked at tech companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google, Amazon, NASA, and more. Join us for this virtual event to get your questions answered!
Viasat Engineers Virtual Q&A
When: Tuesday, February, 22th 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Zoom

At Viasat, our team is moving the world forward. From land, to air, to sea, we’re hard at work delivering the world’s fastest satellite internet connections to help bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. We embrace unknowns, challenge conventional wisdom, and are uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider.

Interested in moving the world forward with us? Join us to learn more
about opportunities with Viasat.

Our Viasat Engineers are ready to answer whatever questions you throw our way. Join us for a virtual Q&A session centered around a variety of topics including best interview practices, Viasat’s company culture, the transition from university to a full-time career, and more.
WISH Announcements
First Winter Quarter Build Day!
When: Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm starting January 15th
Where: 192-204

Join WISH Tech Team as we kick off build days for the winter quarter! We will be introducing more software-based development opportunities this quarter. All majors and experience levels are welcome. If you're interested in hardware or software, stop by for a good time:)
External Announcements
LLEAP - Robotic Exoskeleton Project
When: Thursdays 6:00 pm starting January 6th
Where: TECHE Lab (previously QL+ Lab) in Engineering IV (192)

Are you ready to apply what classes have taught you? Learn even more industry-standard skills? Tackle a complex, real-world, engineering project?

LLEAP needs YOU!

LLEAP is an interdisciplinary project to build a lower-limb, robotic exoskeleton for a local community member. This winter, we are ramping up prototyping and testing control code on our simulation!

What You Can Do?
  • System Architecture (using C++ and Robot Operating System (ROS))
  • Simulation and Applied Physics
  • Mechatronics (motors, custom circuits, control systems)
  • Sensing, State Estimation, and User Interface
  • Much more!
If any of this sounds remotely interesting to you, whether it’s related to your major or something completely new, we encourage members of all experience levels to join! You can also join our mailing list (scroll to bottom), Slack workspace, or email LLeapexo@gmail.com to learn more and start contributing to this impactful project!
2022 Silicon Valley Women in Engineering (WiE) Conference
When: Saturday, March, 19th
Where: Register
 
The 2022 Silicon Valley Women in Engineering (WiE) Conference will be held at San Jose State University (SJSU) on Saturday, March 19, 2022.  The conference theme is “Engineering Leaders for Tomorrow.” We would like to invite you to join this full-day event, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators with women leaders in Silicon Valley.

The 2021 WiE Conference with 450+ attendees sold out quickly. The 2022 WiE Conference promises to be another great conference. We expect to have nearly 70 speakers from Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Facebook, Cisco, TSMC, and Genentech.  The conference program includes 12 emerging technologies sessions, six professional development workshops, and five career panels. In addition, we will have an Innovation Showcase in which select Silicon Valley companies will showcase their cutting-edge technologies, and have engineers/managers on hand to interact with students.
 
Students may now register individually or as part of a campus group. A group rate of $30/person will be available for groups of 5 or more between now and February 28, 2022.  Please contact us directly for details. Given the strong demand for the limited number of seats, we urge you to register as soon as possible.

To secure the seats before students are identified, one can use 2022WiE as a placeholder. Once the student attendance is confirmed, one can update the eventbrite ticket. 

If you have any questions, please contact our team at: wie-engineering@sjsu.edu. 
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