Autonomous Cars Demonstration & Collaboration with STWing

On November 7th, WiCS Residential collaborated with STWING for a demonstration from Penn’s F1/10 Autonomous Car Team at New College House! Dr. Rahul Mangharam and his research group presented their work and shared their latest findings. They drove and raced their cars around the track for all to see! Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner from…

LinkedIn and Resume Workshop

Right before thanksgiving break, another WiCS event took place as we held a workshop to help students work on their resume and LinkedIn profile. There was a good mix of freshman, many of whom hadn’t touched their resumes in a while, and upperclassmen students, who have been consistently working on their resume and LinkedIn profile…

Leetcode Workshop

Leetcode is a website that allows students to practice their coding skills for technical job interviews. We recently held a workshop that introduced the website to the attending students and explored the myriad of problems they could attempt to improve their skills. Many freshman got their first taste of preparing for internships and jobs in…

Upperclassmen Q&A Panel

October 8th Last week, we invited four upperclassmen to a Q&A panel in KCECH to discuss their experiences with finding internships and different positions as an undergraduate student. We lured participants in with free Thai food and consequently many underclassmen showed up ready to listen to the imparted wisdom of their upperclassmen peers! With topics…

NYC Google Tech Trek 2018

October 4th On the first day of fall break, the first WiCS event took place as we gathered a group of 16 to visit Google in New York as a Tech Trek. We met our very own Penn alums, who gave us a brief tour of their favorite parts of the building and sat down…