Teneo Summer 2019 Internship Programme

Teneo’s Management Consulting division is looking for exceptional individuals to join our firm! We are a market leading strategy consultancy working for the CEOs and boards of today’s most forward-thinking and influential companies. We are currently open for applications to our Summer 2019 internship programme until 8th March, for which we will be interviewing in the Spring. For more information on the programme, and to apply by uploading your CV and Cover Letter, please click here (http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/credoconsulting/job/oY0q9fwh?__jvst=Job+Board&__jvsd=Facebook_targeted_ads) For more information on our firm, please visit our website (https://www.teneo.com/service/management-consulting/).

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TEDxCambridgeUniversity Conference

Applications are now open to attend the TEDxCambridgeUniversity Conference on Saturday 16th March! Themed ‘Turn the Page’, the event will feature 14 insightful and thought provoking speakers discussing ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ across a range of disciplines.

Our full speaker lineup and ticket application form can be found on our website- the deadline for applications is MIDNIGHT on Friday 22nd February!

TICKET APPLICATIONS:
http://www.tedxcambridgeuniversity.org/main-conference/

In addition, an anonymous donor has set up a fund for 10 free tickets to be allocated to science and technology students who require any form of financial support- to apply for one of these tickets, please fill in the application as normal, and tick the box at the bottom of the form. This will not affect the chances of your application’s success.

If you have any questions about the Conference, please feel free to get in touch with Lexi at organisers@tedxcambridgeuniversity.org

Looking forward to seeing many of you soon!
The TEDxCambridgeUniversity Team

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Inspire children to enjoy science and do some fun experiments!

CHaOS is looking for volunteers of all science disciplines to help out at “Crash, Bang, Squelch!” (CBS) – a huge hands-on family science day from 10am-5pm on Saturday 16th March 2019, taking place in the Zoology Department in the New Museums Site. Volunteers get to demonstrate fun, basic experiments for kids and families. You can sign up for the morning session, the afternoon session or both. No experience necessary. Refreshments provided (and free lunch for those doing both sessions!).

Find out more about volunteering with CHaOS here http://www.chaosscience.org.uk/volunteers_home

Sign up to volunteer at https://goo.gl/forms/uCClLFbbmee2Ocqd2

E-mail contact@chaosscience.org.uk with any questions.

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The A.T. Kearney Academy & Proud Academy

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 The A.T. Kearney
Academy 2019
 will be 10th – 12th April. We are looking for
applications from undergraduate and graduate students in
their penultimate year of study.

A.T. Kearney is a global
management consultancy with 60 offices around the globe.

The Academy will combine a three-day intense case study workshop
to teach problem solving methodologies in strategic contexts with more relaxed
social events.

Apply: https://www.atkearney.co.uk/careers/atkearney-academy   

 

 

A.T. Kearney Proud Academy

Join us on the 27th – 29th March in the heart of
Paris, La Ville Lumière, to find out about the opportunities for
LGBTQI+ students
 at our firm. 

 

Submit your CV and no more than 200 words explaining your
motivation for becoming a strategy consultant to 
ATKearneyEMEAPROUD@atkearney.com by noon
22nd February. 

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Cambridge University Pole Society Lent Showcase

This one night only event will showcase a range of pole dance performances from members of the Cambridge University Pole Society (CUPS). As a society, we are dedicated to removing the stigma that surrounds pole dancing, and showing its true colours as an expressive, beautiful sport and dance style. As well as solo performances, the showcase will include group dances. This showcase will be a highly eclectic and impressive demonstration of the talents of the CUPS performers.

Be sure to get your tickets and not miss out!

Tuesday 26th February 11pm

ADC

Tickets are available on the ADC website:
https://www.adctheatre.com/whats-on/dance/cambridge-university-pole-society-lent-show/

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Global FinTech and Blockchain Conference | 28th Feb 2019

Global FinTech and Blockchain Conference | 28th Feb 2019 | 66% discount | https://tinyurl.com/GFBC-tickets

Interested in meeting and hearing from the most high-profile names from the fintech and blockchain world such as the Co-Founders of Monzo & Starling Bank, Partner at ConsenSys, CEOs Iwoca, eToro & AppliedBlockchain? Make sure you do not miss out on this event!

The Global FinTech and Blockchain Conference (https://globalfintechandblockchainconference.com) is the largest university-led conference on fintech and blockchain in the world. It is organised by the top societies in Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, LSE, UCL, and LBS and it is taking place on the 28th Feb 2019 at Imperial and it is expected to have thousands in attendance.

The Global Fintech & Blockchain Conference tries to teach, connect and push continuous innovation to the future generation of leaders to achieve a safer and more responsible financial environment. It aims at debunking the myths about the latest technologies, cryptocurrencies and raising awareness about the career opportunities that exist.

In addition, a week before the conference we will be a hosting F&B24, Europe’s largest Fintech & Blockchain Hackathon for students, aiming to engage and challenge top talent and test their abilities in a 24-hour period – whose results will be presented at the conference in front of a panel of VCs and judges.

You can register here: https://tinyurl.com/FB24Hackathon2019


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The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

When: 25 February, 5.30pm-7.00pm
Where: Bateman Auditorium, Caius College 
Register for tickets here

As part of its Engelsberg Programme on Applied History, and together with the Cambridge Middle East and North Africa Forum, the Forum on Geopolitics is pleased to present this launch of Professor Malik Dahlan’s latest book, The Hijaz: The First Islamic State. Dahlan offers an alternative vision of Islamic governance through the history and promise of the Hijaz, the first state of Islam. The Hijaz, in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia, was the first Islamic state in Mecca and Medina. This new interpretative history offers a fresh vision of Islamic governance and law as a positive force for political reform in the Middle East and beyond.

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New Projects! – Hackbridge

Are you interested in gaining more practical experience in software?
Do you want to get good at technologies like machine learning and blockchain?
Hackbridge is a society that facilitates challenging projects to help students learn and grow. We work with researchers and startups to find problems that students can help solve, and build student teams to work on them. Our projects offer a unique chance for you to learn from experts in industry and gain practical experience by working on real world problems.
We have just launched 11 new projects! Here are just a few of them:
AI for Cardio Monitoring
Integrating IOT Devices With Smart Contracts
Scalable Machine Learning on Massive Images
Building a Computer Vision System to Detect Windows
Article Similarity Clustering With Natural Language Processing
To learn more and apply, go to hackbridge.io/projects. Applications close February 15th, but apply early because we fill projects on a rolling basis!
To keep up-to-date on new project releases, sign up to our mailing list at www.hackbridge.io/#subscribe (we don’t spam!).
Best wishes,
Hackbridge

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CAMBRIDGE CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY FESTIVAL 2019!

The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Festival 2019 is being held on Saturday 16th February in the Fisher Building. This is a one-day festival organised by Cambridge University students and run in partnership with the Cambridge Hub. The Festival aims to increase awareness of climate change, sustainability and 21st Century environmental challenges, motivating people to take unilateral and collective action.

With a theme of “Affecting Every Existence”, there will be something for everyone, from science, to charity (Craig Bennett OBE, CEO: Friends of the Earth), to community action (Dr Cameron Brick, psychology and communication of ’sustainability’) to art (Rachael Pimm). Each panel discussion demonstrates how climate change affects everyone, and that every one of us can play a part.

Tickets have been released!
Secure your ticket now for £5/ £7 (Student/ Non-Student), through the link on our Facebook page. Click ‘going' on the Facebook page to stay up-to-date with the latest updates for the day
https://www.facebook.com/events/759733801060034/

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Diversithon– Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Wikipedia is one of the most-used websites in the world, and is an important resource for science. This event will train attendees to contribute to and improve the coverage of notable underrepresented scientists on Wikipedia. Dr Jess Wade (physics postdoc at Imperial College London) and Dr Alice White (Wikimedian in Residence at the Wellcome Library) will be joining us to lead the session. Dr Jess Wade was recently elected as one of Nature’s 10 People Who Mattered This Year and has received fantastic news coverage of her recent efforts, given that she has written hundreds Wikipedia pages to increase the visibility of female and underrepresented scientists!
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Please remember to bring your own laptop!
Refreshments will be provided.

Free registration required: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wikipedia-diversithon-tickets-54371499619
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1:00-2:00pm: Talks by Dr Jess Wade (Imperial College London) and Dr Alice White (Wellcome Trust)
2:00-4:30pm: Edit-a-thon
(no experience required)

This event is part of a series of activities to acknowledge and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the admission of women to Downing College in 2020.

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