Morgan Stanley Coding Challenge and Info Session


DMP 110

We are proud to announce the Morgan Stanley Coding Challenge. The challenge is open to any student/team currently enrolled at the university. In the spirit of friendly competition, we are launching the challenge at UBC and McMaster simultaneously. There will be only one winner and two runner ups (one from each school).
Coding Problem
Your task is to design and implement Java classes which allow an in-memory table to be queried quickly (see attached description for details).
Submission Deadline & Prizes
All submissions are due by 5 p.m. on January 22, 2013 via email to Please ensure to include the full name, email address and school name for all team members.
The winners will be announced at the Morgan Stanley Info Session on Wed., Jan. 30
5:30 - 7:00 pm
DMP 110, 6245 Agronomy Road.
Prizes include gift certificates for $200 (winner) and $100 (runner up) – see attachment for details.
Stay Connected
We look forward to receiving your submissions and meeting you at our Information Session. Should you have any questions, feel free to reach out to

Face Time With Employers – Make The Most Out of It

Here are a few tips to set you up for success when you interact with employers this recruiting season.

·         Bring a copy of your resume and dress professionally at all events;

·         Be prepared to describe yourself and articulate your interests;

·         Maintain good eye contact and be confident;

·         Ask thoughtful and concise questions and direct them appropriately:

-         Deadlines and program structure: to recruiters

-         Interview insight/day-in-a-life: to recent graduates

-         Career path/industry insight: to senior reps

·         Attend student club, CS and ECE events to build your network;

·         Follow up with company reps to stand out;

For further tips please visit the Job Search Section on