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July
18

Event: FocusMaine Intern Lunch & Learn for Bangor area interns
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: 203 Maine Ave. Bangor, ME (Eames Learning Center Bldg)

Attention summer interns in the Bangor area!

Come to a luncheon hosted by Bangor Savings Bank and a panel discussion featuring young professionals. We'll discuss the following topics: value of internships, building & using professional network, how to differentiate self from other recent college grads and seizing opportunities for continued professional development. Part of FocusMaine Internship Experience 2018.

Join us at the Eames Learning Center, 203 Maine Ave., in Bangor. Lunch will be provided. 

Please RSVP via this eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-case-you-missed-the-invitation-back-by-popular-demand-young-professionals-panel-on-internships-tickets-47598366997

PASSWORD is: FMIE718

Thanks to our sponsor: Bangor Savings Bank!

 

Register now

August
13

Event: Computer Science Day
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Maine State House (Hall of Flags), Maine State Library (Atrium), and Various Committee Rooms in the Maine State House

Computer Science Day in August, is led by the Maine Department of Education. This day is modeled after the event they hosted last year for virtual reality. 

Date: Monday, August 13th from 9am - 4pm

Location: Maine State House (Hall of Flags), Maine State Library (Atrium), and Various Committee Rooms in the Maine State House

Attendees: Open to the public

Presenters: K-12 schools, Higher Education, Businesses with Employees Engaged in Computer Science Work, Non-Profits, Informal Learning Providers, Companies that have Computer Science Education Products, etc. 

Activities: Attendees can join presentations, hear from panelists from multiple industries, and visit booths with hands-on learning opportunities.

Topics that will be explored include: What is Computer Science? What is it not? Where do we see it both in Maine and in our everyday lives? What is the skill set our students need to be successful in an evolving workforce that is coming to rely more and more on Computer Science? How can we foster more partnerships, collaboration, and access to resources between educators, non-profits and businesses? What resources exist to help educators integrate computer science into their teaching and learning practice?

 

REGISTERhttps://goo.gl/forms/S3D5PoBKPtCCmRRu1

Questions? You can contact:

Amanda Nguyen, Maine Department of Education, Digital Learning Specialist (Amanda.Nguyen@maine.gov)

Jamie Ritter, Maine State Library, Maine State Librarian, (James.Ritter@maine.gov)

Jason Judd, Educate Maine, Program Director, Project>Login (jason@educatemaine.org)

Ruth Kermish-Allen, Executive Director, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (rkermishallen@mmsa.org)

 

Submit form to present now!

Sept.
20

Event: IT Industry networking & tech speaker event
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor

Project>Login and Husson University will host an evening Networking meetup event for IT industry professionals.  This FREE event will take place at Husson's Center for Family Business on Sept. 20th 5:30pm-7:30pm.

A guest speaker will be announce in AUGUST, so stay tuned!

October
3

Event: UMA Campus Networking Reception
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Randall Student Center, UMA Campus, 46 University Dr, Augusta

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at the University of Maine Augusta on October 3rd at the Randall Student campus. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

This year we'll kickoff the event with a former student talking about their internship experience. 

October
10

Event: Husson University Campus Networking Reception (IT career event)
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at Husson University on October 10th at the Dyke Center for Family Business on the Husson campus. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

This year the panel with feature a current intern or past intern (alum) along with their employer. Come hear first hand what the internship experience is like.

October
11th

Event: University of Maine (Orono) campus networking reception
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Bangor Room in the Memorial Union at University of Maine's flagship campus

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at University of Maine on October 11th at the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union on the Orono campus. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

Thank you Tyler Technologies for sponsoring the refreshments at this event!

October
26th

Event: University of Maine at Farmington campus networking reception
Location: University of Maine at Farmington, 224 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at University of Maine at Farmington on October 26th at UMF, 224 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

 

Summer Camps in Digital and Computing Tech

Maine School of Science and Math: Summer Camps — In Limestone. “The MSSM Summer Camp program provides an opportunity for campers to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”

Maine Robotics: Build Your Own Computer Camp — In Portland, Falmouth, Augusta, and Bangor. Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth, ages 12 to 16 who want to build and test their own computer.

The Maine Game Summer Camp — In Bangor. “We make video games, let us show you how. We make games like Hearthstone, Crossy Road, Angry Birds and Kerbal Space Program using the Unity game engine and through C# code and 3DS Max.”

Maine Media Workshops — In Rockport. Participants will get an introduction into making a real-time “level design” in the game software Unreal Engine®. This high-end game-making software allow students to create a first person world from their own imagination and build playable games in the game engine.

Computing & IT Groups

Maine Technology Users Group MTUG brings together interested individuals in the Maine computer networking and telecommunications industries for education, information, and networking. 

Tech Maine TechMaine’s goal is to provide a platform to highlight the exchange of news, events, and information for Maine technology professionals, technology oriented businesses, and those reliant on technology.

Computing & Digital Meetups

Code for Maine — Meets every week on Tuesdays.Code for Maine is the local affiliate of Code for America. Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities.”

Hack Portland — Meets in Portland every week on Tuesdays. “What’s a hacker? Someone who likes to know how stuff works — someone who likes to take stuff apart, someone who likes to tweak, fiddle and mess around.”

Maine Hacker Club — Meets in Bangor every 2 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “The goal of the group is to establish a cross generational technical community in central and northern Maine.” 

Maine WordPress Meetup  Meets in Westbrook on the third Wednesday every 2 months. “This is a group for people interested in WordPress. If you’re interested in WordPress, let’s get together and meet each other, talk, teach things to each other, and explore the community!”

Portland iOS Developer Network — “We’ll be meeting to share discoveries, opportunities, quandaries, and solutions relating to development for Apple iPhone and iPad.”