[BigDataX] Recommendation Letters
iraicu at cs.iit.edu
Tue Apr 7 22:16:56 CDT 2015
I just checked, and see that you already applied. So you are all set for
On 4/7/15 10:15 PM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
> Hi Yago,
> Can you please apply through this link, so that I can compare your
> application easier with the other students who applied?
> On 4/7/15 8:55 PM, Yago Zardo wrote:
>> To Whom It May Concern:
>> My name is Yago Pereira Zardo and I would like to apply for a
>> position of summer intern on the BigDataX 2015 REU Program at
>> Illinois Institute of Technology.I'm very interested in the research
>> BigDataX and would like to acquire more practical experience,
>> and improve my professional and personal skills. I learned of this
>> opportunity through the IIT Undergraduate Research website.
>> I am a Computer Science student from Brazil and I am currently under
>> a scholarship called Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP), which
>> is a one-year, non-degree program for Brazilian students to study
>> abroad in the United States. BSMP is an initiative, administered by
>> Institute of International Education (IIE), which is part of the
>> Brazilian government's larger effort to grant 100,000 scholarships to
>> the best students from Brazil for study abroad at the world’s top
>> universities. The program provides an exchange experience at a U.S.
>> college or university to a diverse group of emerging Brazilian
>> student leaders, widening the academic and research exchange between
>> the U.S. and Brazil. This initiative is the result of joint efforts
>> from two sponsoring organizations, CAPES and CNPq. (Please see the
>> document “Letter of Support” attached herewith for details about the
>> program). Presently, I am studying Computer Science at College of
>> Staten Island/CUNY, in Staten Island, NY. My current GPA is 3.825 and
>> I am a junior year student.
>> As you will see from my resume, I was a computer technician assistant
>> at Chips Computadores, Goiania, Brazil, where I gained valuable
>> experience and training in relation to costumer relation skills, plus
>> in relation to computer repair. I also already developed and managed
>> the company website. In addition I am currently developing a website
>> for a car repair company from Tampa, FL. I think these experiences
>> surely gave me the confidence to work with people, to understand how
>> is a real job environment, understanding the costumer needs and
>> develop a solution that reach their requests.
>> Even if you do not have a position that fits my profile, I would like
>> to at least have the opportunity to work as a volunteer, since my
>> sponsor, IIE, pays for all my travel expenses, housing. In addition
>> to that, I am legally able to work because I am already a J-1 Visa
>> In this email, besides the “Letter of Support”, from IIE, I attached
>> two recommendation letters from my professors from Brazil. As a new
>> student I believe that is hard to get a recommendation letter from my
>> professors of U.S. because I don’t know them very well as I know my
>> professors in Brazil. Plus I attached my resume and my Fall 2014
>> I would like the opportunity to meet with you to discuss any
>> opportunities you might have. Please let me know if you have any
>> questions. You can reach me by phone at (929) 264-2370 or by email at
>> yago.zardo at gmail.com <mailto:yago.zardo at gmail.com>.
>> Thank you for your consideration.
>> */Yago Pereira Zardo/*
>> /(929) 264 - 2370/
>> /yago.zardo at gmail.com <mailto:yago.zardo at gmail.com>/
> Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
> Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
> Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
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Ioan Raicu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Guest Research Faculty, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Data-Intensive Distributed Systems Laboratory, CS/IIT
Distributed Systems Laboratory, MCS/ANL
Editor: IEEE TCC, Springer Cluster, Springer JoCCASA
Chair: IEEE/ACM MTAGS, ACM ScienceCloud
Email: iraicu at cs.iit.edu
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