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Friday Five for January 26th, 2024

1. Apply for the BruinTech 2024 Scholarship!

Remember that BruinTech’s 2024 Application Form is open for our annual scholarship program!

For 2024, we're excited to be awarding four (4) scholarships in total:

  • Three (3), $1,000 scholarships for a UCLA Extension course
  • One (1), Jackie Reynolds Scholarship which covers the cost of a seat to the UCLA Extension Technical Management Program (TMP).

Submit your application today! (Deadline is 12:00 PM (PST), Thursday, February 1, 2024)

For more information about this annual program, visit our BruinTech Scholarship pageFor additional questions or inquiries, email

2. UC Love Data Week

Nowadays, data makes the world go ‘round… join the UC in celebrating data during UC Love Data Week, during which you can attend multiple presentations and workshops open to the entire UC system. Topics covered include data access, management, security, sharing, and preservation. You’ll have to use your UC-affiliated email to sign up for events!

When: February 12 - February 16, 2024

Where: Online

Check out the schedule and register for UC Love Data Week!

3. “A Discussion with CIO Lucy Avetisyan” Presentation Slides

If you weren’t able to attend our December event “A Discussion with CIO Lucy Avetisyan,” the presentation slides are now accessible. Check them out to get a better understanding of the digital campus portfolio, roadmap, IT governance, and Reimagine IT: Talent.

Please fill this form out should you have any feedback for the BruinTech board

4. 2024 NVIDIA GTC Conference

With AI being the hot topic of the season, there’s no shortage of AI conferences and events to attend. The next one on our radar is none other than NVIDIA’s very own GTC 2024, which has been running semi-annually since 2009. GTC 2024 will feature CEO Jensen Huang’s keynote, exhibits, workshops, and networking centered around AI, xR, cybersecurity, content creation, robotics, and more! 

Returning to San Jose, CA for the first time since the world went virtual in 2020, NVIDIA is offering a hybrid attendance model for anyone interested in the conference. Take advantage of early bird pricing until February 7, or register to join the online crowd for free.

When: March 17 - March 21, 2024

Where: San Jose, CA; Online

Learn more about NVIDIA GTC 2024 on their webpage!

5. IT Jobs at UCLA

Recent listings include:

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Organizational Change Management Director, Security and Network Transformation Program

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Department Technology Analyst

Humanities Technology




Applications Programmer

Undergraduate Education Administration




Institutional Research Manager

Academic Planning & Budget