ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pulp and paper industry panel: Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 5-6 p.m. in Weniger 151. Engineers and managers from several local pulp and paper facilities, including Georgia-Pacific, Nalco Water, Solenis and Voith, will present an industry overview, provide information about careers, and answer your questions. Most panelists are OSU alumni. Hosted by the OSU TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry) student chapter. (NOTE: Location has changed.)

Kapstone Paper and Packaging information session: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Johnson 102. Kapstone is looking for junior and senior chemical engineering students to fill six positions: internships (3- to 6-months) and full-time process engineers. Opportunities are in Longview, Washington. Bring your resume! Kapstone will select and invite interviewees on Wednesday evening for interviews on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Career Center. For more information, see the event flier at: https://goo.gl/8oUX4B. Pizza and beverages provided!

Currie and Brown speaker meeting: Come network with representatives from Currie and Brown, one of the world’s leading asset management and construction consultancies, at 6 p.m. on Nov. 15 in Kearney 112. Currie and Brown is recruiting civil, construction, environmental, mechanical, industrial, and electrical engineers; they are open to OPT candidates as well. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/speaker-meeting-currie-and-brown-tickets-39559982974.

Paid research opportunities: The goal of URSA Engage is to provide first- and second-year students, and transfer students in their first year at OSU, opportunities to pursue research or a creative activity under the guidance of an OSU mentor. Students who are selected will receive an award of $750, and their faculty mentors will receive $250 in development funds. The program is available to undergraduates across all academic disciplines. Projects will take place from the middle of winter term 2018 through the end of spring term 2018 (15 weeks at five hours per week). For more information or to apply: http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/research/funding-opportunities/ursa-engage.

Register for Graduate Research Showcase: Registration is open through Nov. 20 for the 2018 Graduate Research Showcase, to be held on Feb. 8. This year’s event features a keynote luncheon with Jorge Cham, creator of PHD Comics; a career panel; and a poster session with prizes awarded to the top three presenters from each school. For more information, please visit the student information and registration page.

Guatemala Info Session: Students from any major are invited to travel to Guatemala for 10 days in September 2018 to learn about the household energy poverty facing 40 percent of the world’s families and the technologies and policies needed to help address it. Join the Humanitarian Engineering program for an info session on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 5:15 p.m. in the Willamette West room of the Valley Library. More details on the info session and about the past course are available online. Please contact the course leader, Nordica MacCarty at nordica.maccarty@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

Social Justice Retreats: Student Affairs is accepting applications through Dec. 1 for four weekend-long retreats to promote campus dialogues about race and racism: Racial Aikido Retreat, Jan. 19-21; Multiracial Aikido Retreat, Jan. 26-28; Examining White Identity in a Multicultural World, Jan. 19-21; International Student Social Justice Retreat, Feb. 2-4. Each of the retreats engage in the active exploration of the concept of race and how race influences our lived experiences and interactions. To learn more about the retreats or to apply for a retreat please go to:  http://dce.oregonstate.edu/retreat

SEMINARS AND SYMPOSIA 

CBEE Seminar: Danny D. Reible, Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair at Texas Tech University, will present "Managing Water Quality through Innovations in Sediment Assessment and Remediation," Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. in Weniger 151. 

Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) Internship Program: Friday, Nov. 17, 9-10 a.m., Memorial Union 213 (Pan-Afrikan Sankofa Room). Listen to case studies and experiences from the first round of Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) interns, and learn about paid internship and professor advisory opportunities in 2018. Download an event flyer for more information.

ADVISING NOTES

Sophomores and beyond: Please make appointments online with Richard Kerr (BioE/EnvE) or Kristin Kristin Rorrer (ChE).

Walk-in advising hours: Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m. Please check in on the iPad at the front desk in Johnson 116.

First-year CBEE students: Walk-in hours are Monday through Friday 4-4:30 p.m. Please check in at the desk in Johnson 114.

PEER MENTOR HOURS

Peer mentors Lillie Hoffman, Isaac Alanko, and Jane Wong are available in Johnson 121 to help all CBEE undergrads with resumes, job search, course info. Peer mentor hours for fall term are:

Monday: 11 a.m. to noon
Wednesday: 1-3 p.m. 
Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon
Friday: 10-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

Because of upcoming Friday holidays, there will be additional peer mentor hours 1-3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 and Monday, Nov. 20.

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

College of Engineering Career Drop-In Hours: Have a quick career development question? Come by our fall drop-in hours to get pointed in the right direction. Mondays 10-11 a.m. and Fridays 3-4 p.m. in 122 Johnson Hall.

WORKSHOPS

Digital Professionalism – Tues, Nov 14, noon, KEC 1007. https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/events/88872/share_preview

Interviewing Skills – Thurs. Nov 16, noon, Valley Library 3622 West.
https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/events/94385/share_preview

Technical Interview Presentations – Wed. Nov 29, 3 p.m., Johnson 221.
https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/events/87606/share_preview

This workshop will cover how to create a strong PowerPoint presentation for use during technical interviews. The workshop is geared toward engineering graduate students who are interested in pursuing industry jobs, but all engineering students are welcome to attend.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Industry Panel – Pulp and Paper: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 5-6 p.m., Weniger 151. See Announcements (above) for more info.

Kapstone Paper and Packaging Information Session: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m., Johnson 102. See Announcements (above) for more info.

NEW JOB POSTINGS THIS WEEK

For more information about Jobs and Internships or to see the whole list, visit https://www.reddit.com/r/osucbee

[Career] Automation Engineer - CDM Smith - Boston, MA

[Intern] Materials Engineering Intern - Pratt & Whitney - East Hartford, CT

[Intern] Chemical/Ceramics Engineering Intern - Corning - Concord, NC

[Intern] Material Science/Chemical/Mechanical Intern - Gerdau - Saint Paul, MN

[Intern] Melting Development Intern - Corning - Painted Post, NY

[Intern] Product Development Co-op - Crayola - Murray Hill, NJ

[Career] Graphics Solution Business Product Steward - HP - Corvallis, OR

UPCOMING REU DEADLINES

For more information about the REUs or to see the whole list, visit http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/reus-2018

Dec. 15: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program

Dec. 22: DAAD RISE Germany

Dec. 29: Research in Chemistry REU at West Virginia University

Dec. 31: Washington Internships for Students in Engineering (WISE)

Dec. 31: NanoSAFE REU at Western Virginia University

Jan. 2: U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Summer Internship

Jan. 3: Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)

Jan. 5: Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Program

Jan. 10: Caltech WAVE Fellows Program

Jan. 12: Fred Hutch Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Jan. 12: Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

Jan. 15: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Undergraduate Research Program

Jan. 15: AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program

Jan. 15: Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering REU at University of Washington

Jan. 16: The Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program

Jan. 29: Sustainable Urban Water Transdisciplinary Research Program for Undergraduates

Jan. 30: Vermont EPSCoR: Research on Adaptation to Climate Change

RESOURCES AND LINKS

‘Using Handshake for Career EXPO Prep’ handout

CBEE Internships and Careers Web page 

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

Visit Handshake for OSU Career Development Center Job & Internship postings and Events

OSUCBEE Subreddit for CBEE Job & Internship postings

Set up a career & Internship advising appointment with Lynn Ekstedt, CBEE Corporate Relations

Resume & Cover Letter Drop-Ins Monday through Thursday, 1-4 p.m., Career Development Center, B008 Kerr Administration Building (basement)

Online Job Search Seminars and Webinars Need a seminar right now? Get 24/7 access to seminars and webinars on job and internship topics and to videos featuring employer and graduate school recruiters. 

Paid Engineering Internships Listing @ www.internships.com

For Undergraduates: Paid Summer 2017 Undergraduate Research Positions. Over 800 programs – REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergrads: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx

Tips on applying and associated resources: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/toolbox.aspx

Opportunities specifically in Engineering: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/engineering.aspx

NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships: http://intern.nasa.gov

GovInternships Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/GovCareerPaths Provides current information about opportunities at the Department of Energy, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Energy Technology Laboratory, and Savannah River National Laboratory.

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