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Google Games: Campus Edition

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On September 25-26th, Google will be hosting Google Games Campus Edition and a host of events on campus for you to learn more about Google and hear from Googlers that graduated from UIC. The deets are below and how to register (only need to register once). Hope to see you there!

Interested in participating in a fun and friendly puzzle competition? Assemble a team of up to five of your best buds to compete against other student teams in puzzles (which involve some coding) and word association games. The top teams will receive some preeeeetty cool prizes. Start assembling your 5-person team and register by September 18th.

This is open to all CS Students (BS/MS/PhD). Students outside of CS are welcomed to come so if you have a math CS or physics CS program, they can join as well.

 

What to do next?: Register for all the events you’re interested in. Make sure your resume and LinkedIn profiles are up to date (feel free to link both in the form above) and of course come with lots of good questions! For Google Games, be sure to register by September 18th.

Google Games FAQ

Q. I competed in Google Games last spring at a Google office. Can I participate?

  1. You are able to participate in the games. However, your team will not be eligible to win prizes to ensure a level playing field for all teams participating.

Q. Can we have fewer than five members on our team?

A. Yes, but we strongly recommend having the maximum number of members – any less and you’ll lose your competitive edge.

Q. Can we replace a member before the start of the event?

A. Sure. Just let us know via email techstudents@google.com. Be sure to include: the full name and email of the new team member, the full name of who is being replaced, your school name and your team name.

Q. Do I need to bring my own laptop if the event is not in a computer lab?

A. It will give your team a competitive advantage to have all members work from their own laptop in the challenges. If you don’t have your own, see if you can borrow one from a friend. And don’t forget the charger!

Q. Will food be provided?

A. We’ll have pizza as long as it lasts!

Q. When will our team receive a confirmation about the Games?

A. After the registration deadline, we will reach out to confirm team selection and provide more details 3-4 days before the event.

Details

Date:
September 25
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Google
Email:
techstudents@google.com

Venue

SELE 2268
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