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CBEE Weekly News Bulletin: March 20, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Greg Herman Featured on 'Engineering Out Loud' 
The latest episode of the College of Engineering podcast, "Engineering Out Loud," features Greg Herman, professor of chemical engineering, talking about the potential for field-effect biosensors, starting with a glucose-monitoring contact lens for people with type 1 diabetes. Listen at:  http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/season-2-episode-4-lenses-and-limbs

Still Time to Apply for Undergraduate Research Fellowship 
Deadline extended! There’s still time to apply for the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The program will award fellowships of $4,500 to support hands-on research in community resilience, safety, and infrastructure renewal. Highlights include a project with faculty mentor, weekly seminars, and site-specific field work. Learn more and apply: http://cce.oregonstate.edu/surf2017. Application deadline: Tuesday, March 21, noon.

Spring 2017 HWeekend - Impact Oregon!
HWeekend returns April 22-23! This free hardware development competition, sponsored by the College of Engineering, College of Business, and InnovationX, brings students of all levels and majors together with industry and faculty mentors to create something new. Students work together in teams to create a marketable project they can demonstrate and pitch to judges at the end of the weekend. The theme for this event is Impact Oregon! Come together with a group of friends to make something that is uniquely Oregon or could help Oregon citizens. More info: Web pagevideoApplication deadline: April 5.

MECOP Program Applications Open Now 
Applications for two, six-month internships, 2018 (SP/SU) and 2019 (SU/F), can be submitted anytime in March. Selection interviews will be held in May for qualified applicants. Notifications of acceptance will be sent starting in July (for summer pro-school admission) through September (for fall pro-school admission). Note: participation in MECOP will extend your graduation date by about a year. For more information about MECOP, please visit: https://www.mecopinc.org/students. To apply: https://www.mecopinc.org/students/apply/forms

Reminder: AIChE Regional Conference Abstract Deadline is March 24 
The CBEE student chapter willl host the AIChE Pacific Northwest Student Regional Conference, Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, here at OSU. Conference activities will include: AIChE Humanitarian Global Engagement Session with Engineers Without Borders, ChemE Jeopardy, research paper presentations, research poster presentations, ChemE car competitions, awards banquet with keynote speaker, and networking with industry professionals from the region. Cost: $25. Paper abstract deadline: Friday, March 24. Registration deadline: Friday, April 7. For more information, please visit  http://aiche-pnw-regionals2017.weebly.com/registration.html. OSU students should use the online Oregon State Students Form to register. Contact info: Kylee Mockler Martens, conference chair, mocklerk@oregonstate.edu

UPCOMING EVENTS

Omani Night
Saturday, April 8, from 6-8 p.m., at LaSells Stewart Center

Join the Omani Students Association at OSU for a full night of culture showcasing traditional performances and exquisitely delicious food. Free tickets are available at the Student Experience Center information desk. For questions regarding accessibility, please call 541-745-8004 or email alzakwaw@oregonstate.edu. Stay in touch through Facebook or Twitter

Beaver Barcamp
Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in Kelley Engineering Center

Oregon State Open Source Lab invites the OSU Engineering community to participate in Beaver Barcamp. The event is an "unconference," which means the discussion and session topics (usually computer science and technology heavy) are decided the day of the event by attendees who wish to inform others of something they are passionate about. 

Dancing with the Faculty
Thursday, April 13, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Union Main Lounge

CBEE Club Presents Dancing with the Faculty. Desserts and beverages will be available. Please email Zia at klockez@oregonstate.edu if you have any questions.

Info Session with P&G Technology Section Head 
Thursday, April 20, 5-6 p.m., Location TBA 

The CBEE Club will host an info session on April 20 from 5-6 p.m. with John McKibben, technology section head for Proctor and Gamble in the company's baby-care manufacturing sector. McKibben received the Oregon Stater Council of Outstanding Early Career Engineers Award in 2004. He will be talking with students about his journey to becoming the technology section head and what it is like to work for P&G. 

ADVISING

Individual advising is available through Finals Week and Spring Break except for Mar. 27, 28 (sophomores & beyond):

Please make an appointment online with Kristin Rorrer (CHE appointment calendar) or Richard Kerr (BIOE & ENVE appointment calendar). Walk-in hours are 3-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During walk-in hours, please see the next available advisor. For all advising: Please sign in on the iPad in the office. Making a plan in MyDegrees prior to your advising appointment will facilitate advising!  * First-year students, please make an appointment through CANVAS for Spring 2017 advising.

Seniors planning to graduate between now and Fall 2017 who will attend June Graduation*:  Please apply to graduate now, so that you won’t miss out on important graduation information.  Also, the advisors can check your degree audit and alert you of any deficiencies in a timely manner.        To apply, please go to MyOSU>Student Records>Apply to Graduate

* CBEE Graduation Ceremony Friday, June 16, 2017 6:30 p.m., Corvallis High School 

    OSU Commencement Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m., Reser Stadium

STUDENT CLUBS

Relay For Life
Friday, May 19 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, May 20 at 6 a.m., MU Quad

BMES and CBEE club will have a joint team for Relay for Life this year! The relay is a chance to make an impact in cancer research and care and stand in solidarity with cancer patients, survivors, and those that we have lost. Join the team and give a minimum $10 donation: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=80730&pg=team&team_id=2157015

Engineers Without Borders will hold general meetings on Thursdays, from 6-6:50 p.m. in KEAR 212. Cambodia program meets Tuesdays from 5-6:50 p.m. in BAT 250. Nicaragua program meets Wednesdays from 6-7:50 p.m. in BAT 150. Domestic programs meet Thursday 5-5:50 in KEAR 305. 

Materials Research Society student chapter meetings are Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Locations vary; see chapter site for more information. The Materials Research Society student chapter introduces students to the discipline of materials science and fosters connections between students, faculty, and industry. The chapter also hosts lab and industry tours, science demonstrations, seminars, and more.

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

Find jobs here:

Beaver Careers – OSU Career Development Center Job & Internship postings

OSUCBEE Subreddit – CBEE Job & Internship postings

Student on-campus jobs: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu 

Peer Mentors can assist you with job search advice, resume & cover letter review, interviewing tips, and academic advising issues – see ADVISING section above for hours and location.

Meet with a Career Counselor: Schedule a free 50-minute appointment through Beaver Careers.

For Even More Advice: If you still have questions after you’ve had your resume and cover letter reviewed, and explored the resources available at the CBEE Internships & Careers Web page and at careers.oregonstate.edu, please email your question or set up an advising appointment.

New Career/Internship postings this week at https://www.reddit.com/r/osucbee/

[Career] Product Engineer, Inpria, Corvallis, OR

[Career] Process Engineer, Bend Research, Bend, OR

[Intern] 3D Powder Development Intern, HP Inc, Corvallis, OR

[Intern] Manufacturing Technology Development Intern, Intel, Hillsboro, OR

[Career] Semiconductor Process Engineer, Modis, Hillsboro, OR

[Career] Chemical Process Engineer, CH2M, Portland, OR

[Intern] Water/Wastewater Engineering Intern, CH2M, Portland, OR

[Intern] Student Industrial Energy Analyst, OSU Energy Efficiency Center, Corvallis, OR

[Career] QA Tester, IT Excel, Reston, VA

[Intern] Analytical Laboratory Assistant, ATI Specialty Alloys & Components, Albany, OR

[Career] R&D Engineer I/Scientist I, Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

Upcoming REU Deadlines: For more information about the REUs or to see the whole list, visit http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/reus-2017

 

April 15 Nanoscience and Microsystems REU

April 30 AlphaGenesis Incorporated Pre-Baccalaureate Program

May 1 Texas A&M REU

May 30 Student Research Participation Program at Argonne National Laboratory

May 31 Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences REU

June 1 Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Varies Research Participation Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

N/A Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Science Education & Internship Program

MORE NEWS

Items for the Bulletin may be submitted by email to keith.hautala@oregonstate.edu. The deadline is 4 p.m. Friday for inclusion in the following Monday's issue.