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Job Offer

Today I received a job offer from Microsoft in Redmond for a full time position as a Program Manager when I graduate on their Transports and Connectivity team (core networking in Windows) - HORRAY!!!!  I don't know any specifics nor have I accepted the offer yet, but I'm really stoked! 

Posted On Friday, August 27, 2004 2:22 PM

Atleast ASP.NET is in good hands
Yesterday I had the pleasure of having dinner at the Beach Cafe. The restaurant has pretty good food, but its selling point is its lakeside location (Lake Washington). It was a .NET heavy dinner as our group was: Paul Y (VB.NET PM), Jay Roxe (VB.NET Product Manager), and Omar (ASP.NET PM) and me (Transports and Connectivity Intern PM). The dinner was a good time and I got to learn a lot about MS culture, .NET, Jay’s killer user group trips and Paul's desire to buy a boat. Even though these ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 24, 2004 11:16 AM

Scratch that - new date

As always there is a change of plans - I am now heading to T.O. for the weekend of September 11th.

Posted On Tuesday, August 17, 2004 11:04 AM

Heading to Toronto
I have decided to work for MS Canada for another schools term as a student ambassador. Basically, a student ambassador is someone who gives tech talks, organizes speakers & floating labs and provides tech support to other students wanting to get started with the .NET platform. I enjoyed the job last year so it wasn’t much of a decision to come back. I figure it is the best part time job a computer science student can have – they pay me to learn and talk about software developmentJ. ......

Posted On Sunday, August 15, 2004 1:33 AM

Where have I been
Wow it has been quite a while since my last blog. I have been very busy lately trying to wrap up projects before my intership comes to a close (2 more weeks). Over the past week I attended a couple really great tech talks at Microsoft. The first one was about the Windows Media Center OS. Unfortunately, I can’t outline what they talked about, but my advice is wait for the next release as the experience will be really hot! The second talk I attended was on the future of Xbox and wait innovations ......

Posted On Sunday, August 15, 2004 1:21 AM

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