CS Students Present at Graduate and Undergraduate Conferences

Two students from Computer Science presented at the 2015 Undergraduate (UMCUR, April 15) and Graduate (April 16) Conferences.

  • Emily Palmieri, Graduate Student, An Adventurous E-Reader for Non-Linear E-Books
  • Andrea Johnson, Undergraduate, LabVIEW Data Acquisition System

University of Montana Hosting Cyber Security Lecture

KPAX report: University of Montana hosting cyber security lecture

7656329_GRon Baldwin, chief information officer for the State of Montana, and Lynne Pizzini, deputy CIO and the chief information security officer for the State of Montana “will provide information on May 5 on how the State of Montana works to protect citizen data and state computer systems in an ever-changing technological environment during the ‘State of Montana Cyber Security from an Enterprise Perspective’ lecture.”

CS Summer Camps for Middle and High Schoolers in the News

Art, acting, adventure: Western Montana summer camps available for any interest

The above article advertising our department’s summer camps was published in the Missoulian.

Game and Mobile Application Programming Camp for middle school students, July 27-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Interested in learning how to program mobile games? What to learn more about computers? Spend a week this summer with experts in the Computer Science Department at the University of Montana to create interactive apps and games for phones, tablets, and computers using a number of technologies. Explore the world of computer programming and discover the exciting possibilities of this emerging technology. Feel free to bring all iPods, iPads, Android tablets and phones. $225. Contact Michael Cassens at michael.cassens@mso.umt.edu or 370-1684.

Game Programming Camp for high school students, Aug. 3-7, 9 a.m.-noon. Ready to have some fun programming? Let’s create games and applications using Android, Codea, HTML5, XNA for Xbox 360, Python, Processing, Game Maker, and Java. We will explore different programming languages and build games throughout this week long camp. Come join us this summer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Montana for game programming. Cost $185. Contact Michael Cassens, michael.cassens@mso.umt.edu; 370-1684.

Assistant Programmer/IT Assistant Internship

Organization Name: It Starts With Me Health
Intern Job Title: Assistant Programmer/IT Assistant
Employment Dates: May 25th through end of August. Continued part-time employment for students or full-time employment opportunity for right applicant.
Work Schedule: Part-time
Estimated Hours/Week: 15-40
Compensation: $12/hour

It Starts With Me Health specializes in comprehensive wellness programs and on-site health screenings. It Starts With Me Health provides services in Montana and the surrounding states, and is currently expanding into Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. It Starts With Me Health stores, trends, and analyzes accumulated health data, then provides HIPAA-compliant reports that can provide important information for both the individual and the employer’s health plan.

Job Duties:

  • Report writing
  • Monitoring requests and providing end-user support for users including technical and non-technical staff
  • Assisting with development, testing, and deployment of software
  • Assisting with web and desktop development
  • System documentation
  • Learn and understand data security and privacy in a healthcare environment (HIPAA)

Job Qualifications:
– Required:

  • Be currently enrolled as a junior, senior, or graduate student in computer science or related field, or be graduating this Spring
  • Have a superior work ethic and enthusiasm to learn
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Possess analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Be able to work individually as well as work with a team on assignments
  • Understand infrastructure design, development, and deployment concepts

– Preferred:

  • Knowledge of developing webpages in CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Knowledgeable of best practices for development
  • Working knowledge of C#, ASPNET, SQL Server
  • Understanding of object-oriented development
  • Interest in computer-based technology and systems
  • Ability to research and implement solutions

To Apply:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, current transcript, and statement expressing internship expectations and career interests (maximum 500 words).

This is an excellent opportunity for summertime employment, employment during the school year, and/or an opportunity for full-time employment in an established and fast-growing entrepreneurial company.

Applications for initial consideration MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5PM on MONDAY, MAY 18th. However, interviews will begin as soon as applications arrive so send them in as soon as possible.

Stephanie Dunaway
29 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
Email: Stephanie-Dunaway@itstartswithme.com
Phone: 406-541-2036

Annual Spring Picnic!

Celebrating the close of another school year!


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