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CBEE Weekly News Bulletin: Nov. 13, 2018


Facilities fair: The OSU Research Office will present the first annual Centers &  Institutes/Core Research Facilities Fair on Friday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Memorial Union Horizon Room. All faculty, staff, students, and industry representatives are welcome to come learn about the research, services, equipment, and instrumentation available at OSU. A full list of attending facilities can be found at research.oregonstate.edu/centers-institutescore-research-facilities-fair.

KapStone info session tonight: KapStone Paper and Packaging is seeking third-year students for an internship. The company produces lightweight, multiwall and specialty kraft papers for an established domestic and global customer base. The company also produces containerboard and corrugated boxes. KapStone operates as a large East and West Coast presence. Kapstone’s pulp and paper mill in Longview, Washington, is one of the highest-capacity and most diverse paper mills in North America. See details on Handshake. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m., Johnson 102


Research seminar: Malgorzata Peszynska, professor of mathematics, will present “Methane hydrate: modeling across the scales,” on Monday, Nov. 19, from 4-5 p.m. in Johnson 102.


Zumba fundraiser: The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers will host a Zumba fundraiser on Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Native American Longhouse. Requested donation: $5.


Did you know? Seventy percent of college recruiting happens fall term (National Association of College and Employers). Set up and check your account on Handshake to see what opportunities are available. 

Why internships are important:

  • About 60 percent of the time an internship will turn into a job offer.
  • You will increase your chance of finding a great job.
  • It helps you find what you like to do.
  • You get to work in a real environment,

Need help/have questions?  Email josefine.fleetwood@oregonstate.edu to schedule an appointment.

W.R. Grace info session: Bring your resume! The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. manufactures fine chemicals for a broad range of pharma, biotech and nutraceutical customers. The company is currently seeking a Research and Development Intern to support a dynamic team. Interns will support manufacturing and small scale chemical manufacturing through chemical process research and development.  Requires a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or equivalent. Must be working on master’s degree in chemistry or equivalent.  Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6-7 p.m., Johnson 102. 

HP SPS bioengineer/cell biology college intern: The position will involve inkjet dispensing of some kind of biological fluids – it may be cells, or it may be other fluids, in support of development of extension of commercial D300e digital dispenser. Read full position description and apply online. If applying for this position, contact josefine.fleetwood@oregonstate.edu for more information. 

Intel – Hillsboro facilities process engineer intern: Responsibilities may be quite diverse of an exempt technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school. The candidate must be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering. Junior or senior level for bachelor’s degree. More information online.

Entry-level process engineer, Maxim Integrated – Beaverton: Maxim Integrated is a highly successful $2.31 billion company with offices and manufacturing sites around the world. We design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in materials science, electrical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, applied physics, or a related field of study. Minimum GPA of 3.5 for undergraduate and graduate-level coursework. More information online.

Field service/start-up engineer, Retronix Semiconductor – Hillsboro: Associates degree in electronics, engineering, or other applicable field of study; bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology preferred. More information online.

Yield engineer (entry level, wafer inspection) – Gresham: Microchip Technology Incorporated is a leading supplier of field-programmable embedded control solutions by delivering a broad spectrum of innovative microcontrollers, analog, mixed-signal and security products, wired and wireless connectivity products, related non-volatile memory products and Flash-IP solutions. B.S./M.S. degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, materials, or equivalent. More information online.

Master’s industrial internship U of O info session: This program trains students in the real-world knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in industry and helps you get there. The program’s sponsors believe an advanced degree should help you land a job and prepare you for a successful career. Feedback from host companies has been overwhelmingly supportive of this unique system of education. Read more on the program website or register on Handshake. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m., Weniger 153.

ORAU opportunity: Become part of a dynamic team helping to manage multiple educational programs in ORAU’s Belcamp, Maryland, office. This position will support the implementation and execution of educationally based internship, fellowship, and research experience programs sponsored by federal agencies and other sponsors by performing key administrative functions with the intent of the overall mission and the core values of the institution, including placing a primary emphasis on the student learner. If you are passionate about education and helping students, find more information and apply online.


CBEE career advising: Contact Josefine Fleetwood, industry relations coordinator, at josefine.fleetwood@oregonstate.edu to schedule a career advising appointment.

Social media: Follow CBEE events and activities on Facebook and Twitter.

"Using Handshake for Career EXPO Prep" handout

CBEE Internships and Careers webpage 

OSUCBEE Subreddit for CBEE Job & Internship postings

Paid engineering internships listing @ internships.com

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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.