Study Association via

via, short for 'Vereniging Informatiewetenschappen Amsterdam' (Dutch), is the study association for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science at the University of Amsterdam.

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Booking.com | TechBlazers: Explore Career Opportunities as Women in Tech

Merlijne Reeuwijk
| 2024-02-28

Are you dreaming of a career in tech 👩‍💻 but sometimes you feel overwhelmed by the transition from university to the professional world?

Join us for an opportunity to gain insights from a community of women and allies at Booking.com who are contributing towards creating an equal workspace.

Experience the sense of belonging through inspiring stories, tangible skills, and reciprocal knowledge sharing.

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Last tickets for Awesome IT

Luuk Jonker
2024-02-27

On 15th of March, the yearly Awesome IT conference will be organised by via. Awesome IT is a conference organized by students for all information sciences students at the UvA! It will be a day full of interesting lectures, delicious lunch and a great place to meet your future employer. Information about the lectures and other information can be found on awesomeit.nl. Here you can also buy your ticket for only €13.50, the conference is in about two weeks so buy your ticket quickly! For more updates follow the Instagram: @awesomeit.nl.

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SNiC Committee Seeks a Sponsorship Member!

Joran Timmerman
2024-02-27

The SNiC committee is looking for a new member to support us in organizing the National Informatics Congress (SNiC). SNiC is a national event where over 800 students from across the country come together. Next year in November, it's via's turn to organize the congress, with the theme "SustainabilIT."

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Bit: Beer & Pizza event - March 19th

Raven Timmer
| 2024-02-21

Bit is hosting one of their legendary Beer & Pizza events again. Looking for a working place to apply all the knowledge you gain during your study AND work with awesome people? This is your chance!

🗓️ Date: March 19th
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

What to expect:

💡 Career opportunities: Discover exciting job openings, including a Student AI Developer role in the project team.
🤝 Networking opportunities: Engage with talented individuals passionate about technology and other mutual interests.
🌟 Meet the team: Interact with our experienced team members and trainers.

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Visit exec(ut) 2024!

Jet van den Eertwegh
2024-02-15

Visit exec(ut) 2024! It's Sticky's (the computer science and information science study association from Utrecht) own IT conference, created by and for IT students. On 27 March 2024, 6 experts will bring fascinating IT talks, and you will have the chance to network with IT companies for internships or side jobs. Expect a day full of knowledge, free lunch, snacks, and to end the day: unlimited drinks with luxury snacks and cocktails. It will take place 27 March from 10:00-17:00 with subsequent drinks until 19:00 in Utrecht, stadium Galgenwaard. For more information or tickets, visit: execut.nl!

Members wanted for an Amsterdam Esports team!

Jet van den Eertwegh
2024-02-13

On the 7th, 8th and 9th of June, the Groot Nederlands Studenten Kampioenschap (GNSK) will take place in Rotterdam. This is an annual championship where students from different cities compete against each other in 12 different sports. One of these sports is Esports and they are still looking for gamers who would like to participate on behalf of the Amsterdam team!

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ASML Student Excursion Day – March 21, 2024

Raven Timmer
| 2024-02-13

Discover ASML’s campus and feel the excitement we share about technology.

During this excursion day, you will:

This is not a recruitment event, but a fun and informal way to explore ASML’s world of tech.

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Call for Teaching Assistant in BSc Computational Social Science (February-July 2024)

Jet van den Eertwegh
2024-02-09

Join our team as a Teaching Assistant for a second-year course of the Computational Social Science Bachelor's program, located at Roeterseiland Campus! In this dynamic role, you'll have the unique opportunity to shape the minds of budding computational social scientists. Your primary responsibility will be to provide insightful feedback on students' work, including engaging in mock oral examinations, evaluating students’ understanding of code and methods.

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New board!

Jet van den Eertwegh
2024-02-06

On February 6th, during the board-change-GA, board 25 was voted in! The board consists of the following board members:

We thank board 24 for their efforts and look forward to succeeding them! Would you like to meet the new board? Then come and visit us in the association room!

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Training 'dealing with stress' as of 8 February at Science Park!

Jet van den Eertwegh
2024-01-24

This event will only be held in Dutch

Do you experience a lot of stress while studying? Do you find yourself worrying a lot? Do you find yourself studying all the time, or are you constantly putting off studying? Study stress is often caused by performance anxiety or perfectionism. This training, guided by a student psychologist, will help you gain insight into the thoughts and beliefs you have about your studies and performance. Under the guidance of a student psychologist, you will work on formulating new, helpful thoughts. All this will help you study more efficiently, enjoy your studies more and create a healthy balance between exerting and relaxing.

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Activity overview

  • Thursday 29 feb 17:00 - 21:30
  • Brainwave

Have you also been studying so hard for all those exams this week? Do you want to relax before you take your last exam on Friday? Or are you free on Friday and want to celebrate the end of the exam week? No matter how exhausted you are: come to the end of exam week together on Thursday. We are looking forward to it!

Curling

in 5 days
  • Monday 4 mar 18:00 - 20:00
  • Jaap Edenbaan

🥌 Are you ready to slide, sweep, and strategize on the ice? Join us for an unforgettable curling experience with the sports committee! Whether you're a seasoned pro or trying curling for the first time, this event is for everyone. Don't miss this opportunity to master the art of curling.

Fun fact: Curling has been an official Olympic winter sport since 1998, but the passion for this sport goes much...

Policy Plan GA

in 6 days
  • Tuesday 5 mar 18:00 - 22:00
  • L1.02

On 5 February, the Board Change GA was held. At this GA, board 24 was dismissed and board 25 was approved. As there were a few comments and areas for improvement on Board 25's policy plan, it has not yet been approved. It will therefore be discussed again at the upcoming GA.

We will also discuss the new version of the HR and the code of conduct, as well as board 25's piece on revising the board advisory...

Pubquiz

in 1 week
  • Wednesday 6 mar 18:00 - 22:00
  • Brainwave

🎉 Come and participate in the Pub Quiz! 🎉

Prepare for an evening full of fun, challenge and fun. The via pub quiz is the perfect opportunity to test your knowledge, meet new people and of course, enjoy a nice beer!

Create a team of up to 5 people and compete against other teams for ultimate victory. The winning team will not only go home with the honor, but also with a fantastic prize!🏆

We will also...

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Vacancies

KPMG

Consultant ICS Security

KPMG, full-time

Word jij enthousiast van het omzeilen van de beveiliging in de meest geavanceerde industriële omgevingen? Help jij onze klanten te beschermen tegen hackers van georganiseerde misdaad of van statelijke actoren?

Linden-MX

Low-code Young Professional

Linden-MX, full-time

This text is translated, this job is for dutch speaking people

During the low-code program we will guide you from zero to hero over a period of one year.

EY

Technology Risk Consultant

EY, full-time

EY is een wereldwijde speler actief op het gebied van (Tech) Consultancy, Assurance, Tax, Transactions. Met onze expertise, systemen en financiële diensten dragen we bij aan een betere werkomgeving. Dat begint met een cultuur waarin je training, kansen en creatieve vrijheid krijgt om jezelf en EY continu te verbeteren. Van kleine bedrijven tot 's werelds bekendste merken, onze klanten rekenen op betrouwbare financiële overzichten. Binnen Assurance speel je een belangrijke rol in het creëren van vertrouwen. Je analyseert de gegevens achter de bedrijfsactiviteiten van onze klanten, zodat zij, hun investeerders en hun toezichthouders een duidelijk beeld hebben van hoe ze presteren. Dit is essentieel voor van het goed functioneren van de maatschappij en de financiële markten.

Kega

Support Engineer

Kega, full-time

Please note you must be proficient in the dutch language

The point of inquiry for our E-commerce customers!

About Kega:

For more than 25 years, Kega has been delivering digital solutions that unleash the full potential of our clients. Together with 70 passionate colleagues, we design smart strategies and develop effective solutions. Thanks to a healthy dose of daring, we also change the bottom line of many companies.