Congratulations to Conner, Nick (both CIS majors) & Dmitry (an Actuarial Science major)!

A joint Bentley University and Northeastern University team won the first annual commodity track in the Student Cluster Competition at SC 13 in Denver, Colorado last week. The winning Bentley/Northeastern student-designed cluster computer was assembled for less than $2,500 and consumed less than 15 Amps of current (less than your home washing machine). Read about their feat on the CIS Sandbox blog!

 The team interviewed with reporter Dan Olds (@Student_C_C) before the competition. The students from left to right in …

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Technology is constantly expanding…choose CIS!

Don’t be intimidated if you have trouble understanding a certain program or topic in your classes. The IT world is so huge that you might be overwhelmed with information and not know exactly where you fit in. Focus on the areas that you find the most interesting, and if you need help, your professors and tutors in the CIS sandbox are great resources. As a minor, I think CIS is absolutely compatible with any major at Bentley, since computers and …

By Briana Wolff
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BEHIND THE SCENES: RECRUITING INSIGHTS

Now that the semester is winding down, we are seeing fewer companies visiting throughout the week (don’t worry, they’ll be back in the Spring!). But just because we have less recruiters visiting, doesn’t mean we have less interview and career advice to give. This week’s focus is all about Career Advisors and the advice and resources they have to offer.

Advice from a Bentley Career Advisor:

Before interning in the Recruiting Office, I had stepped foot in the Career Services …

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Touring Akamai- Home to the Fast Internet

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Last week, a group of 35 Bentley students, accompanied by Professor Ahmed traveled into Cambridge to visit Akamai’s Network Operations Command Center, and receive networking advice from Bentley alum working at Akamai. The group was led on the tour by Bentley alum, Chris Meyfarth, who explained quite a bit about Akamai’s strategy.

To read more about how this trip went, visit the CIS blog!

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CIS Sandbox Open House 11/21

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Want to learn more about the CIS Sandbox? Here’s your chance! There will be an open house on Thursday, November 21st from 4-6pm in Smith 234. The winner of this month’s Microsoft game contest will receive an Xbox at this event!

By Julia Paradis
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