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Paper mill tour: On the afternoon of Friday, May 4, the TAPPI student chapter will tour the Georgia Pacific paper mill in Toledo, Oregon (just outside Newport). This mill makes container board, the precursor material for cardboard boxes. Numerous OSU engineering grads from CBEE and MIME work at the mill in a wide variety of roles. The tour will take about 3.5 hours, including transportation there and back. If you are interested, please email student chapter officers John Goetze firstname.lastname@example.org or Lucas Shumaker email@example.com no later than Thursday, April 16. Download the flyer with full info: https://oregonstate.box.com/v/toledotour-may2018.
Family Science and Engineering Nights: Volunteers are needed for Family Science and Engineering Nights during the spring term. The next event will take place on Thursday, April 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Harritt Elementary in Salem. Contact Skip at firstname.lastname@example.org. Future FSEN events will also take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday evenings: May 3, 10, 17, and 31. (There is also an on-campus event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30.)
PCOSW scholarships: Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships for Summer and Fall term projects are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, May 4, with notification in Week 7. Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links. Questions? Contact Karen Holmberg at email@example.com.
Nominations sought: PCOSW seeks nominations for the 2018 University Mentoring and Professional Development Award. This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes a classified employee, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 4. To access the nomination form link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships
Bonan Yu, Ph.D. candidate in chemical engineering, will present “High-Density Non-Fouling Bioactive Coatings: Development and Characterization,” and Corey Downs, third-year Ph.D. student in chemical engineering, will present “Development of Disposable Fabric-Based Electrochemical Sensors,” at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in Johnson 102.
Brand symposium: University Relations and Marketing is hosting the second annual OSU Brand Symposium on Tuesday, April 24, at The LaSells Stewart Center. Come hear from an exciting lineup of guest speakers that are sure to inspire and ignite creativity in the areas of diversity and inclusion, graphic design, media and film. Engineering faculty, staff, and students might be particularly interested in hearing Punam Mathur, former senior vice president for corporate diversity and community affairs at MGM Resorts. She will be speaking about creating inclusive environments in the work place. There is no cost for students to attend the four keynote sessions and students do not need to register (lunch is not included). Registration for faculty and staff is $30 and includes lunch and light refreshments.
Students shine at AIChE Regionals: Members of the CBEE Student Club attended the 2018 AIChE PNW Regional Meeting, held April 13 and 14 at Montana State University. Award winners included Jonathan Su (first place) and Mikayla Heston (honorable mention) in the poster competition. The ChemE car team had a second-place finish, earning its second consecutive trip to nationals, to be held in Pittsburgh in November. Congratulations to co-captains Gillian Williams and Parker Busch, to team members Grant Kresge, Lauren Lippman, and Logan Slayter, and to faculty mentor Trevor Carlisle.
SWE Tea: The Society of Women Engineers student chapter is planning its second annual SWE Tea, 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, in Johnson 221. The event provides an opportunity for students to gather with their families, peers, and professionals in the community to celebrate women in engineering. The event will offer food, a keynote speaker, silent auction, and a College of Engineering campus tour. All are welcome to attend! Cost to attend is $15 per person. To buy tickets, pick up a form in the WME Room, Johnson Hall 220.
Relay for Life: Join the CBEE Club’s team for the campus Relay for Life event, in support of the American Cancer Society’s annual fundraising effort. Participant registration is $15. This goes toward the team goal of $1,000. Join the CBEE Club Relay Team online, and share your participant page with friends and family to gather donations. Questions: Email Monika Hoke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 mentors Lillie Hoffman, Isaac Alanko, and Jane Wong are available to help all CBEE undergrads with resumes, job search, course info. Peer mentor hours through June 8 will be:
NOTE: Peer Mentors will not be available during the Career Expo on April 25 or during finals week.
Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence: Registration is now open for OSU’s 2018 Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE). OSU undergraduates in all years of study, academic disciplines, and stages of research or creative work are eligible to present. Students can present solo or group projects. While most students present research posters, students with artistic/creative projects and Ecampus students are encouraged to apply as well. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday May 24, in the MU Ballroom. Details and the registration link are available at: http://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/cue.
April 17: Networking Online & Off
Spring Career Expo Week: The entire OSU community is invited to attend the career fair. Anyone who would like to can volunteer for the Career Expo. Benefits include volunteer experience (which is great on a resume!) and face time with employers. Interested volunteers can sign up for various shifts to accommodate your schedule.
Umpqua CC Day: Umpqua Community College has two open faculty positons: one in engineering/computer science and one in forestry. This could be a great opportunity for any OSU grad student or alumni interested in teaching. Representatives from UCC will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17; stop by Johnson 124 if you’d like to learn more in person. Ready to apply? Search “Umpqua Community College” in Handshake to find the postings for OSU:
College of Engineering Career Drop-In Hours: Have a quick career development question? Come by our drop-in hours in Johnson 124 to get pointed in the right direction.
For more information about Jobs and Internships or to see the whole list, visit https://www.reddit.com/r/osucbee. Be sure to also visit Handshake to keep up-to-date on the latest job & internship postings & related on-campus events.
For more information about the REUs or to see the whole list, visit http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/reus-2018
April 30: AlphaGenesis Incorporated Pre-Baccalaureate Program
June 1: Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
June 1: Higher Education Research Experiences for Recent Associate's and Bachelor's at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
VARIES: North Carolina State University Summer Research Experiences/Programs
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.
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.
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