Girls Who Code @ CU - Managing Team Application (Spring 2019)
***DUE Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 11:59pm.***

Welcome to Girls Who Code at Columbia University!

We are an organization all about introducing the field of computer science to high school girls in New York City, while also building lasting friendships amongst our club's teaching team, board members, and students. We are super excited to know you are interested in joining GWC-CU and dedicating your time here at Columbia to change and inspire lives!

Learn more about us here: gwcatcolumbia.com

*Note:
No coding experience necessary for positions except teacher for Class 2.
See separate Teaching Team application: https://goo.gl/forms/zFsixMVbsH83seQI2
Also, this is open to all genders!

If you have any questions about the application or about the organization, please email us at columbiagwc@gmail.com.

We look forward to reading your applications. Good luck!

OPEN POSITIONS
1. Sponsors and Finance Committee
Position entails:
-Supporting VP Sponsors and Finance by managing sponsors and the finances of the club
-Connecting with companies that are interested in supporting the club and the Girls Who Code mission
-Setting up site visits with successful and leading tech companies in NYC
Looking for:
Someone who has the organization and creativity to find companies and ways to contact them in order to financially support GWC-CU.

2. High School Student Recruitment and Mentorship
Position entails:
-Supporting VP External with high school recruitment for our Saturday program
-Visiting local high schools to present the club
-Gathering and vetting student applications
-Developing relations with contacts at local high schools
-Organizing events such as College Day throughout the semester to mentor high school students in the program
-Potentially working with every position on the board to plan such events as well as many administrative departments on campus
-Is a great way to meet new people and become aware of student resources on campus

Looking for:
Someone who is passionate and excited about increasing the number of young women in tech, and believes in the benefits of high school outreach. Students will be “on the ground”, traveling to schools that currently do not have resources for CS education.
Also, someone who is organized, detail-oriented, has good time management skills, knows how much they can and cannot take on their plate, punctual, and understands that nothing can be done last minute when it comes to event planning.

2. High School Student Recruitment and Mentorship
Position entails:
-Visiting local high schools to present the club
-Gathering and vetting student applications
-Developing relations with contacts at local high schools
-Organizing events such as College Day throughout the semester to mentor high school students in the program
-Potentially working with every position on the board to plan such events as well as many administrative departments on campus
-Is a great way to meet new people and become aware of student resources on campus

Looking for:
Someone who is passionate and excited about increasing the number of young women in tech, and believes in the benefits of high school outreach. Students will be “on the ground”, traveling to schools that currently do not have resources for CS education.
Also, someone who is organized, detail-oriented, has good time management skills, knows how much they can and cannot take on their plate, punctual, and understands that nothing can be done last minute when it comes to event planning.

3. Classroom Health Chair
Position entails:
- Managing "classroom health", ensuring a safe, engaging, and inclusive environment
- Checking that Teaching Team and students have the resources they need, including curriculum, ice breakers, breakfast, room supplies
- Working with Teaching Team to track student attendance, and maintaining contact with students who are struggling or missing class

Looking for:
Someone who truly cares about making the classroom the best possible learning environment. Will be developing relations with all the students and Teaching Team and checking in on the classroom on a periodic basis. Will also work with Programming Chair to plan out fun events for the girls!

4. Webmaster
Position entails:
-Maintaining our website: gwcatcolumbia.com
-Uploading pictures and biographies of our members

Looking for:
Someone who knows HTML/CSS and Javascript, and is keen to design.

First & Last Name *
Columbia/Barnard Email *
School *
Year of Graduation *
How many computer science courses have you completed at Columbia?
What positions are you interested in? *
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Why are you interested in the positions you chose? *
What are some goals that you would have as a member of GWC-CU? *
Additionally, if you've had previous experience with another GWC club or another teaching/mentoring club, please tell us about that here and how that experience has affected you!
What other clubs are you involved in on campus and what are their time commitments? Have you ever been involved with GWC or GWC-CU? *
If you are selected for one, when are you available for an interview? (please indicate as many 30 min slots that start either right at the hour or at :30 as you can) ***Interviews will be conducted on the weekend 2/9, 2/10 11am-2pm and weekdays 2/11-2/15 8pm-10pm.***
How did you hear about our application? *
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