WHAT: The NYC Computer Science Opportunity Fair (CS Fair) is New York City's largest annual college and career exploration event for public high school students studying computer science. In its third year, the 2016 CS Fair will host 2,000 students from 65+ schools across all five boroughs as well as 100+ companies, colleges and extra-curricular programs. This event is INVITE ONLY for participating high schools.
WHY: You can't be what you can't see. The CS Fair aims to inspire the next generation of computer scientists, entrepreneurs and engaged tech sector employees and excite students about the myriad educational and career opportunities that result from studying CS. The Fair also connects tech companies to each other and showcases each's amazing employees and products. Check out Here’s the Scoop: Why My First Job Mattered by POTUS.
WHEN + WHERE: Spring 2017; date and location TBD
PARTICIPATE: Email Maor (email@example.com) to join the lineup!
VOLUNTEER: WE NEED YOU! Register & join in on the fun!
CONTACT: Reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no fee associated to participate, but we are looking for sponsors at various levels so we can keep this event free for students and presenters. If you are interested in sponsoring a part of the fair, please contact Nathaniel (email@example.com).
The CS Fair consists of three components:
- Exhibit of companies, colleges and extra-curricular programs
- Speaker engagements: interviews, panels and tech talks
- Maker Space: hosted by blink blink, MakerState, SI Maker Space and Thimble!
Company booths ideally include technology demos or interactive elements to engage students. The best people to staff your booth are computer scientists, engineers, designers, product folks with technical skills, and recruiters. College booths are ideally staffed by admissions as well as CS / engineering departments.
Check out the 2016 CS Fair Summary for more background.
Companies & Speakers
AB (Formerly AllianceBernstein)
Upperline School of Code
Wham City Lights
Colleges & Extra-Curricular Programs
All Star Code
Borough of Manhattan Community College
BridgeUp: STEM at AMNH
Carnegie Mellon University
Code Like A Girl NYC
College of Staten Island
CS4All : NYCDOE
CS @ Browning School
Girls Who Code
Google CS First
HUMAN Project @ NYU
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
LaGuardia Community College
Macaulay Honors College
New York Hall of Science
NYC College of Technology
NYC FIRST Robotics
Queensborough Community College
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Staten Island Maker Space
Stevens Institute of Tech
SUNY ATTAIN Lab @ the Armory Foundation
The Coding Space
The Knowledge House
US Military Academy at West Point
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
... and more each day!