November 1, 2011



Apply for Pro School

The College of Engineering professional application due today, November 1 (at midnight) for Winter 2012 admission. If you are a sophomore completing your final requirements for pro-school during Fall 2011, you should consult this page for guidance. You can find the application at:


Student Sustainability Initiative Accepting Grant Applications for Student Projects

The Student Sustainability Initiative is now accepting grant applications for student projects pursued during the 2011-2012 school year. There is $26,000 available in grants this year, and a single project may apply for up to $6,000 dollars. Projects that improve sustainability, benefit OSU students, and support student efforts to create a sustainable community at OSU through opportunity, education, and action are more likely to be funded. Applications are due November 20, 2011. Details

Vestas Winnovation Challenge 2012

Vestas, the world leader in wind energy solutions, is challenging Master’s degree students within engineering to come up with ideas that could impact our clients around the globe and the world’s wind energy market. If your concept is selected, we’ll fly you out to Denmark on an all-expenses-paid trip, where you’ll present your idea to top Vestas executives. In the competition, you will get to compete with the best minds from Europe, Asia and USA, for a chance to win airline tickets for a trip around the world. The deadline for submission of preliminary cases is Friday the 18th of November 2011. Details


Start Smart: A Negotiation Workshop of Graduate Women: Tues Nov 8 3-6pm, MU 213. Over the course of her working life, a woman will earn roughly $1 million less than a man...simply because she is a woman. Start Smart is an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. The event is free, but you must register:


Monday, November 14, 4:00pm - 4:50pm, KEC 1001. “Slow Light Enhanced Nano-Photonic Devices for Optical Communication and Sensing” presented by Alan X. Wang, Assistant Professor, School of EECS, Oregon State University. Details


Recent job postings on Beaver JobNet

Students must apply through Beaver JobNet to access/apply for the postings. Using their onid accounts, students/alums can log in here: Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact

  • Technical Consulting & Services | microsoft
  • Electrical Engineer Student Intern | Daimler Trucks North America
  • Validation Engineer | Dolphin Technology, Inc.
  • Associate Account Manager – PCB | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Applications Engineer - DFT | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Applications Engineer - PCB | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Applications Engineer – Cable Harness | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Applications Engineer – Calibre | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Applications Engineer – Place and Route/Olympus | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Rotation Engineer - Calibre | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Associate Rotation Engineer - PCB | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Technical Writer | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Electrical Design Engineer (Entry Level) | XEROXElectrical Engineer |
  • Novellus Systems Inc
  • Planning Analyst I | Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Electrical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2012. Candidates are required to have a strong background in the one or more of the traditional EE fields of: electromagnetics, circuits and systems, communications and control, micro-electronics and electronic devices, and signal processing; preference will be given to candidates with research interest/experience in the intersection of these fields with sensors and instrumentation. Details

INTERNSHIPS with the Department of Commerce! Eligibility: U.S. citizenship, enrollment as a college student at any accredited college, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Interns participate in on-site experiences with DOC bureaus and offices to integrate academic theory and workplace requirements, gain relevant skills and knowledge, explore Federal career options, develop professional networks, and gain a greater understanding of Federal agencies. Details

Operating Systems-Network Analyst position for Information Services-Network Services at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 6 months from the appointment begin date. This position functions within a team-based management environment to provide analytical & operational support, and management services for the Engineering group within Network Services. Details

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students. Sample jobs: