ANNOUNCEMENTS

Research Showcase is Thursday: The College of Engineering’s 2018 Graduate Research Showcase is a display of graduate student research projects. Attend this event on Thursday, Feb. 8, any time between 1 and 4 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center, and see how our students are advancing the frontiers of engineering knowledge. For more information, visit engineering.oregonstate.edu/2018-graduate-research-showcase. Free and open to the public.

Bridging 'The Science Gap': Jorge Cham, creator of “Piled Higher and Deeper” (PHD Comics), will give a public lecture called “The Science Gap” on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 9 to 10:15 a.m. in the Austin Auditorium of the LaSells Stewart Center. Thought-provoking yet humorous, this talk will examine the need to close the Science Gap, a disconnect in both communication and perception between researchers and the public. For more information, visit engineering.oregonstate.edu/jorge-cham. Free and open to the public. 

Global Opportunities hosts ‘Weekly Wednesdays’: Join the Office of Global Opportunities in the SEC Involvement Lounge (SEC 112) every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. to learn more about studying abroad and international internships. Special study abroad returnee panels Feb. 7 and 21. Also: Read about CBEE student Kylee Mockler Martens’ summer experience in Chile.

Clean Water REU: The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF), presented by CBEE and CCE, will award 15 to 20 fellowships of $4,500 for undergraduate students to support hands-on research in the areas of community resilience, clean water engineering, and infrastructure renewal. During the eight-week program, June 18 to Aug. 24, students will work with a faculty mentor and graduate student on a specific project and will develop research skills to increase graduate school opportunities. Deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 16. View current research topics, eligibility, application information, and past projects at cbee.oregonstate.edu/surf

STUDENT CLUBS

Advances in 3-D printing: Sterling Chaffins, HP senior scientist, will present “HP’s Multijet Fusion 3D printing technology: enabling the next industrial revolution,” hosted by the OSU Biomedical Engineering Society. HP’s technology enables designers to print high-resolution, finished parts at a fraction of traditional manufacturing cost. Refreshments will be served. Free. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 4-6 p.m. at Furman Hall. RSVP: https://goo.gl/1AKHA2.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Benny's Closet Pop-up Shop: Not sure what you’re wearing to the Winter Career Expo? Come by Benny’s Closet Pop-up Shop, to purchase affordable professional clothing, presented by Career Development. Shirts, skirts, shoes, pants and jackets: They’ve got it all! Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in 124 Johnson Hall.

COE Resume Day: Get your resume ready for the Career Expo! Come to one of Career Development’s hour-long workshops and learn how to improve your resume before the Winter Career Expo on Feb. 21. Space is limited. Pre-register in Handshake to reserve your spot. Friday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m.

Virtual career fair: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) are co-hosting a virtual career fair from 9 a.m. to noon PST on Thursday, Feb. 22. ORNL is the U.S. Department of Energy’s largest science and energy lab, dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of solutions in clean energy and global security. This virtual career fair will feature various internship opportunities and research participation programs at ORNL. Pre-register online.

Jobs in the micro- and nano-electronics industry: SEMI Pacific Northwest presents a professional development seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2, at Portland State University. Attendance is free, but registration is required: bit.ly/PSU-SEMI-2018

SEMINAR

CBEE Seminar: Lynza Sprowl, a Ph.D. candidate in Líney Árnadóttir’s group, will present “Improving Li-ion Batteries by Understanding Electrolyte Breakdown at the Anode Surface” at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, in Johnson 102.

ADVISING NOTES

CBEE Seniors planning to graduate Winter, Spring, Summer 2018: Please apply to graduate through MyOSU>Student Records>Apply to Graduate.

Sophomores and beyond: Please make appointments online with Richard Kerr.

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 124 (note: new location!) to help all CBEE undergrads with resumes, job search, course info. Peer mentor hours through February will be:

Monday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday: 3-5 p.m.

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

Register now for CBEE Career Reception: Attend your choice of three company information sessions, followed by a networking reception with all the company representatives. The reception is Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5-8 p.m. Student check-in at MU Horizon Room begins at 4:30 p.m. Registration begins this week in Handshake: https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/4569/student_preview.

UO Master’s Industrial Internship Program:  Priority deadline is Feb. 15 to apply for this unique program, which combines intensive lab and course work with professional skills development to prepare you for a nine-month paid internship in industry. Average annualized internship salary this year is $54,800. This is a great way to earn a degree and launch your career at the same time. Learn more: http://internship.uoregon.edu. Questions: lynde@uoregon.edu.

College of Engineering Career Drop-In Hours: Have a quick career development question? Come by our winter drop-in hours to get pointed in the right direction. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in 124 Johnson Hall (note: new location).

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] Electrical/Chemical Engineer - Umpqua Research Company - Myrtle Creek, OR

[Intern] Technical Operations Intern - Tolmar Inc. - Windsor, CO

[Intern] Technical Intern - W.R. Grace - Various Locations

[Intern] Bioprocess Engineering Intern - AstraZeneca - Gaithersburg, MD

[Career] Product Development Engineer I - Vention Medical - Minneapolis, MN

[Career] Manufacturing Engineer - Vention Medical - Minneapolis, MN

[Career] Product Development Engineer I - Gates Corporation - Rochester, MI

[Career] Process Engineer I - Sequoia Consulting - San Francisco, CA

[Career] Entry Level Chemical Engineer - AECOM - Newark, DE

[Career] Entry Level Wastewater Engineer - Rocky Hill, CT

[Career] Associate Scientist I - Paragon Bioservices - Baltimore, MD

[Career] Manufacturing Engineer - Dymax Inc. - Torrington, CT

[Career] Materials and Process Engineer - Lockheed Martin - Stratford, CT

[Intern] Pharma Technical Operations Intern - Genentech - Oceanside, C

[Career] Environmental Engineer - Brown and Caldwell - Boise, ID

[Intern] Engineering Intern - E&J Gallo - Modesto, CA

[Career] Staff Scientist or Engineer - SLR International - West Linn, OR

UPCOMING REU DEADLINES

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

Feb. 5: East Carolina University Department of Engineering, Kinesiology and Physical Therapy

Feb. 5: REU Program in Physical Sciences (Earth and Planetary Sciences and Astrophysics)

Feb. 7: USC Viterbi School of Engineering SURE 2018 REU

Feb. 8: Center for Selective C-H Functionalization REU

Feb. 9: Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program

Feb. 9: University of Kentucky Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Feb. 9: ReNUWIt REU program

Feb. 9: University of Akron- REU in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

Feb. 9: IMPACT REU Summer Program

Feb. 9: University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program

Feb. 9: NSF REU Site: Robots in the Real World at Oregon State University

Feb. 9: Multi-Physics of Active Systems and Structures REU at Florida State University

Feb. 9: Multifunctional Materials REU at Texas A&M Univeristy

Feb. 10: The Coastal Carolina University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Feb. 11: Nanotechnology and Biomedicine REU at University of Georgia

Feb. 11: UW Environmental Health Research Experience Program

Feb. 13: Functional Materials and Manufacturing Institute REU at University of South Florida

Feb. 14: Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, & Discovery of Interface Materials

Feb. 14: Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility Research Experience for Undergraduates

Feb. 14: Summer Research Fellows with Columbia University and City College of New York

Feb. 16: Engineering Solutions for Resilient and Sustainable Communities at Oregon State University (CCE & CBEE)

NOTE: Many more REUS with deadlines of Feb. 15 and later can be found on the website.

UPCOMING CAREER EVENTS

Volunteer for the Career Expo! Benefits include volunteer experience (which is great on a resume!) and face time with employers. Sign up now for various shifts to accommodate your schedule.

Feb. 6 | Resume Basics | Kidder 128

Feb. 7 | Nonprofit Opportunities Panels | 10-11 a.m. / 2-3 p.m. | Memorial Union Room TBD

Feb. 8 | OSU MANRRS Annual Career Wardrobe | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | MU Ballroom

Feb. 13 | Career Fair Prep | Hallie Ford Center 115

Feb. 14 | Interviewing Skills | Valley Library 3622 (West)

Feb. 15 | Leveraging Connections | Webinar

Feb. 20 | Speed Mock Interviews (In-person and virtual) | noon to 4 p.m. | MU Multipurpose Room

Feb. 20 |CBEE Career Reception | 5-8 p.m. | MU Horizon Room

Feb. 21 | Winter Career Expo 

Feb. 28 | Interview Skills | Kidder 128 

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 Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Career Development Center, A110 Kerr Administration Building

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 2018 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.

MORE NEWS

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