Landing a Job in BIG TECH: ft. Big Five Banks + Google [IWD]

Daphne Cockwell Complex (DCC103), 288 Church Street, Toronto, M5B 1Z5

Join us for an exciting night of discussions and Q/A featuring panelists from the biggest banks in Canada and Google too! They are eager to share their experiences in the job search, their workplace, the gender gap present in the tech industry, and answer any other questions you may have! 👩‍💻💸🤖

Mar 5, 11:30 PM – Mar 6, 1:30 AM

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Key Themes

Career DevelopmentInternational Women's Day (IWD)

About this event

Join us for an exciting night of discussions and Q/A featuring panelists from the biggest banks in Canada and Google too! They are eager to share their experiences in the job search, their workplace, the gender gap present in the tech industry, and answer any other questions you may have!

We are excited to welcome panelists from RBC, TD, ScotiaBank, CIBC, BMO, and Google

At this panel you will get the chance to:

⭐️Gain insights on the day to day life of an intern & full-time worker at the Big Five Banks of Canada and a FAANG company!  💼

⭐️Celebrate IWD and Women's History Month by hearing from a diverse panel and learning how women contribute to the tech and finance industry, as well learning from those who broke barriers preventing women from choosing CS! 👩

⭐️Ask questions relating to resumes, job searching, return offers, interviewing process, and more! 📄

⭐️Socialize with the panelists and other attendees, expanding your network! 🤝

⭐️Enjoy our provided refreshments! 😋


More on our speakers:

Our 3 Interns:

🌱 Google - Asher Andargachew: Previously a 2x Intern @ Google, both in STEP & Software Engineering.

🌱 RBC - Tito Osemobor: Currently a Software Developer Intern as well as having experience with another internship @ RBC.

🌱 TD - Salley Bukhari: Currently a Business Systems Analyst with experience finding a career in tech while pursuing a Computer Science Minor in TRSM!


Our 3 Full-Timers:

🌳 BMO - Lucky Osunbiyi: Currently a Payments Software Engineer as well as the First Year Program Co-Chair @ BMO!

🌳 CIBC - Ibrat Azad: Currently an IT Project/Release Manager and someone who turned from a medical-based education to a career in technology!

🌳 Scotiabank - Hoda Abokhadra: Currently an Analytics DevOps Engineer as well as having experience with two internships at Scotiabank!

Don't forget that every signup and check-in on the day of the event enters you into the TMU GDSC Nintendo Switch Lite raffle! 🎮 We hope to see you there! 

🚨 There is a 150 Person Attendance Limit to this Event! Make sure to RSVP before its too late! ⏰🔥

When

When

March 5 – 6, 2024
11:30 PM – 1:30 AM UTC

Speakers

  • Asher Andargachew

    Google

    Previous SWE & STEP Intern

  • Lucky (Temitope) Osunbiyi

    BMO

    Payment Software Engineer & First Year Program Co-Chair

  • Salley Bukhari

    TD

    Business Systems Analyst Intern

  • Hoda Abokhadra

    Scotiabank

    Analytics DevOps Engineer

  • Ibrat Azad

    CIBC

    IT Project/Release Manager

  • Tito Osemobor

    RBC

    Software Developer Intern

Facilitator

  • Women Tech Makers "Impact the Future" IWD

Partners

Google for Developers logo

Google for Developers

Undergraduate Science Society of Toronto Metropolitan logo

Undergraduate Science Society of Toronto Metropolitan

Organizers

  • Rajab Rehan

    Cohere

    GDSC Lead

  • Julia Szubert

    VP Operations

  • Taha Yar Khan

    VP Finance

  • Stephen Tao

    VP Events

  • Roxie Reginold

    Toronto Metropolitan University

    VP Community

  • Josh Fernando

    VP Sponsorship

  • Caleb Lam

    Toronto Metropolitan University

    VP Technology

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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