Software Engineering Roles Beyond Tech hosted by Handshake!

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Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
Category: Career Event

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Hear from some of the top companies hiring software engineers outside of Silicon Valley. You'll learn about the interview process, what they look for and what a career looks like at these companies.


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Grace Brackman, Associate Application Developer @ Discover Grace is an Associate Application Developer at Discover Financial Services. She is a 2021 Purdue graduate majoring in Computer Science with a concentration in Machine learning. As a student, Grace was actively involved in clubs focused on empowering women in technology and continues her passion of uplifting women through volunteer work and organizations at Discover. She lives in Chicago and enjoys spending time traveling, hanging out with friends, and sailing.

Deanna Benson, Campus Talent Advisor @ Charles Schwab Deanna is a Campus Talent Advisor and joined Charles Schwab in March. Deanna was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Texas Tech University. She enjoys eating (almost anything), playing ukulele, traveling, and trying new things.

Daniel Deschamps, Sr. Manager of Software Development, Digital EV Commerce @ General Motors Dan currently lives in Chandler, Arizona and works at the Arizona IT Innovation Center for General Motors. Dan has a BS in Engineering from Arizona State University and 20 years experience in IT and has been with GM since 2014 in IT Leadership roles.

(Moderator) Imaad Uddin, Software Engineer @ UT Austin, Content Creator Imaad is an early career software engineer at UT Austin working on the IAM team. Imaad has a diverse background in full stack engineering, which started with frontend engineering and designing. More recently, he has been working on the backend and doing security work. He is passionate about helping people get into tech in technical and non-technical roles. In his free time, he likes to travel, play sports, and test drive different cars. Imaad currently resides in Houston, Texas.

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Ashley Hodge




Current students
September 2022