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On Thursday, September 18, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, a representative from the IBM Watson Team will be visiting Queens College to brief students interested in learning more about the CUNY-IBM Watson Competition. The meeting is open to all Queens College students and will be held in Rosenthal Library, Room 230. The competition will award a total of $10,000 in cash prizes, with the winning team receiving a $5,000 award. The top three teams will win cash prizes.

For more information about the competition go to

For an introduction to IBM Watson view video at

Macaulay Business Club event:

Guided tour of Bloomberg LP, a leading business media company founded by former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Please find the specifics of the tour below:

Date: Friday, October 10th
Time: 4PM - 5PM
Location: 731 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022
RSVP: tinyurl.com/MBCBloombergTour

The Dean's Young Professionals Program at Queens College, is designed to better prepare our top students for internships and jobs. The program is open to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.5. The program, is designed to help place business students and students with majors in demand by businesses into internships and career jobs. We have formed a network of alumni and friends of the college who will be actively trying to place Queens College's best students.

If you are interested in pursuing the program, please complete the following steps:
i) Contact Cindy Zapata via email (cindy.zapata@qc.cuny.edu) with your full name, address, email, phone and CUNYfirst student identification number.
ii) Secure a recommendation by a full time faculty member. This recommendation is as simple as asking your professor to send an email to cindy.zapata@qc.cuny.edu that has your name in the subject line together with "recommendation for YP."
iii) Complete the three career services workshops and have your resume edited and approved by that office as well. Career services will organize special workshop sessions for YP candidates.

If you are interested in applying to this program, please secure a recommendation from your professor as soon as possible. Please note that completing these three steps as outlined above constitutes a formal application on your part to become a Dean's Young Professional.

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