Identity in Computing Research

Undergraduate CS students: Are you interested in diversity, identity and cultural competence issues, especially in the computing environment? Join us in working toward equality and inclusion in computer science.

The Identity in Computing Group is accepting applications for undergraduate researchers in the 2021-2022 academic year!

Current Projects

Current Researchers

Nicki Washington
Nicki Washington
Professor of the
Practice, CS

Shani Daily
Shaundra Daily
Associate Professor of the
Practice, ECE, CS

Cecilé Sadler
Cecilé Sadler
Graduate Student,
ECE

 

Expectations

The Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Program solicits two (2) undergraduate students to assist with the following activities across projects:

  • Identification/organization of content (prep packets and session pre-work)
  • Communication with prospective and current 3C participants (emails, Slack channel, etc.) and data collection (e.g., form distribution, etc.).
  • Session planning and implementation (logistics, Zoom chats/Q&As, etc.)
  • Data analysis(quantitative and/or qualitative, where applicable)
  • Report generation, tool updates, and more

Requirements

Selected students are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • At least sophomore standing
  • Ability to work independently and in teams, as well as meet deadlines
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Python programming experience (3C Assessment) - especially pandas
  • Note: Students are not required to have completed COMPSCI 190/240 to apply.

Students interested in serving as undergraduate researchers should complete the application form no later than July 31, 2021. Learn more.

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