January 24, 2012

January 24, 2012

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The College of Engineering scholarship application for 2012-2013 is now OPEN and linked here: https://scholarship.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod/app_login.php. Applications are DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. DO NOT miss the opportunity to get financial assistance with your studies this coming year!

OPPORTUNITIES

Join us for the Grand Opening of The HUB and enter to win an iPad 2! Wednesday, January 25, 3-4:30 pm, Batcheller 144. The Engineering Hub is a one-stop shop for all your questions about internships, scholarships, how to get involved, and important resources for College of Engineering students. Come check out the offerings, have some free food, and enter to win an iPad 2! Details

Center for Teaching and Learning Winter 2012 workshops. In addition to these events, related programs WIC, Bacc Core Implementation, and DPD will continue to deliver the kinds of faculty development opportunities that have become hallmarks of teaching and learning excellence at OSU. For details and schedule, please see the attached workshop schedule, or visit the CTL website: http://oregonstate.edu/ctl/index.php

  • Writing and using student learning outcomes
  • Developing and using rubrics
  • Effective practices for teaching hybrid (blended) courses: What the research tells us
  • Strategies for engaging students in the classroom
  • Strategies for using Prezi in developing engaging presentations

2012 Nonprofit & Volunteering Expo, January 25, 1-4 pm, Memorial Union Ballroom. You will have the opportunity to listen to a keynote speak about the benefits of service, attend up to three breakout sessions on various topics related to nonprofits and service, and meet representatives from 60 different nonprofit organizations to learn about volunteering, internships, and employment opportunities throughout the state of Oregon. Details

Volunteers Needed for OSU FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. The OSU Robotics Club is hosting a FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition on Saturday, February 11th. We need your help to make this competition a success! There will be over 20 teams competing, and we need judges, referees, inspectors, time keepers, and more. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt and lunch on the day of the competition. To learn about the competition, different volunteer positions, and sign up, please visit http://groups.engr.oregonstate.edu/osurc/ftc/volunteer or email Taj Morton (mortont@onid.orst.edu) with questions.

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: USA. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2011. Recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2012-2013 academic year. Details

Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation Scholarships. The mission of the Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation is to provide educational opportunities to women in engineering and technical sciences that enhance personal, professional, and academic development. These scholarships are intended to support this mission. Alpha Omega Epsilon National Foundation scholarships are in varying United States dollar amounts ($500-$2,000). Details

COLLOQUIA/SEMINARS

Thursday, January 26, 3:30 p.m. talk, refreshments following talk, 220 Deschutes Hall (Colloquium Room), University of Oregon. “A new approach to finding covers of arc-transitive graphs” presented by Marston Conder, University of Auckland. NOTE: This is not part of the OSU EECS Colloquium Series. Details

Monday, January 30, 4:00pm - 4:50pm, KEC 1001. “Detecting meaningful change: Optimal aging with technology” presented by Jeffrey Kaye, Professor, Neurology and Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University. Details

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Hatfield Marine Science Center & College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences REU. Ten students will be located at the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences (COAS) in Corvallis, and another 10 located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC), 60 miles west on the Pacific coast in Newport. COAS offers a particularly broad range of undergraduate research opportunities and engineering applications in the physics, chemistry, geology and biology of the Earth, ocean and atmosphere. We welcome applications from biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, mathematics, computer science, & engineering majors. Application deadline: February 15. Details

The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) is a network of experimental sites across the country designed to enhance engineers’ and scientists’ potential for discovery and collaboration. The network includes state-of-the-art equipment to support physical simulations of earthquakes and tsunamis. The sites use a cyberinfrastructure to collect, store and visualize high volumes of data and access earthquake engineering simulation software using ultra-high-speed Internet2 connections. Together, these resources provide the means for collaboration and discovery that lead to innovative solutions needed to protect life and property from the hazards of earthquakes and tsunamis. Application deadline: March 5. Details

SCEC Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC/USEIT) unites undergraduates who are sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the coming fall, taking potentially any major, and coming from colleges and universities across the continent to participate in a leading-edge program at SCEC headquarters at the University of Southern California (USC). SCEC/UseIT interns work on multi-disciplinary, collaborative teams to tackle a scientific “Grand Challenge” posed by SCEC director Dr. Thomas Jordan. The Grand Challenge varies each year but always entails performing computer science research that is needed by earthquake scientists or outreach professionals. Application deadline: February 27. Details

MIT Haystack Observatory REU. Haystack Observatory, located 40 miles northwest of Boston, is a research center engaged in radio astronomy, geodesy, atmospheric science, and instrumentation development for radiometry, interferometry, and radar systems. The Observatory instrumentation consists of several large radio and optical telescopes and radar systems, all equipped with sophisticated digital control and data processing systems. Application deadline: February 1. Details

Multimodal Information Access & Synthesis (MIAS) Center Data Sciences Summer Institute (DSSI), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The mission of the MIAS is to: develop theories, algorithms, and tools for analysts & researchers; access a variety of data formats; integrate unstructured data with existing resources; and transform raw data into useful & understandable information. The DSSI weaves together mathematical foundations, applications, and research via four coordinated activities: (1) Core Course: An intensive course in the mathematical foundations of Data Science; (2) Advanced Tutorials on active research areas in Data Sciences given by leading researchers; (3) Expert Speaker Series: Represented are corporate, academic, and industrial researchers from around the country; and (4) Research Projects: A significant group research project relating to any one of the bodies of knowledge covered in the summer institute. Application deadline: February 17. Details

The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is a leadership development program that prepares undergraduate students from underrepresented populations for graduate study in the information sciences. i3 is held at the University of Pittsburgh in June of each year. Students admitted to the program are immersed in special-topics workshops, professional development seminars, and network-building opportunities. Students receive practical guidance from faculty, career counselors, and various industry professionals. i3 serves as a fantastic opportunity to learn about graduate school, explore other fields of study, and develop your career-path. Details

JOBS

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: https://oregonstate-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact Cheryl.L.Herring@oregonstate.edu.

Looking for an internship or a job? It’s that time of year again - we are compiling our annual resume book and you can be a part of it! The book will be distributed to companies like Cypress, ESI, EMC, Garmin, Google, HP, Intel, McAfee, PacifiCorp, PGE, Veeva Systems, etc. If you will be looking for an internship or a job in the next 6 months, be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. Details

Junior Web Developer, Grey Ghost Studio (Beaverton, OR). We are a small web development shop located in Beaverton looking to add an additional player to our growing team. Since we are small you will have lots of opportunities to be involved in all aspects of a project. We have great clients and fun projects. All skill levels encouraged to apply. Individually you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing web-based applications and content management systems. Providing troubleshooting, debugging, and all areas of software development. Details

Computer and Web Support Assistant, Extension and Experiment Station Communications. Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) is seeking a student worker to provide website development support. Tasks include: Posting content to web sites, link checking, and working with multimedia; Assisting with computer maintenance, including installing software and preparing hardware for surplus, and updating hardware and software inventory; Adding content and images to databases, converting web documents to alternate formats. Details

Summer Interns, Griffiss Institute for project work to be done for the Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate. Our primary areas of focus will involve those students pursuing degrees in the fields of Computer Science, Computer  Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Individuals selected for the projects will work at state-of-the-art facilities alongside world-class scientists and engineers. Application Deadline: February 24, 2012. Details

Power10 Rowing, LLC is looking for a talented student that can develop software for an iPad or Droid Tablet. The software must be able to read at least 8 (up to 16) Bluetooth data streams (coming from each oar). The incoming data must be interpreted and represented in a comprehensible format, while the display reflects professionalism and ease of use. Details

The Dynamic Robotics Lab is seeking exceptional and motivated future engineers to work with our team. We are especially seeking people experienced with C/C++ and Linux, although activities may span software development, circuit design, or mechanical design, depending on your skill set. We are currently building three bipedal walking and running robots on a deadline, so applicants should be interested in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment. To inquire, please contact Jesse Grimes at grimesje@onid.orst.edu. To learn more about the lab and its focus, please visit our website at http://mime.oregonstate.edu/research/drl/.

Jobs listed through LinkedIn

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

  • AS/400 Personnel Agency, Inc. iSeries Programmer Analyst (Boise, ID)
  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Physical Design Place and Route Engineer New College Graduate (Dallas, TX); Associate Member of the Technical Staff New College Graduate (Dallas, TX); Modeling Group SMTS New College Graduate (Beaverton, OR); Strategic Applications Engineer AMTS New College Graduate (Colo Spgs, CO); IC Design Internship (Dallas, TX)
  • National Security Agency Information Technology Development Program/Software Engineer (Fort George G. Meade, MD); System Vulnerability Analyst (Fort George G. Meade, MD); Configuration Manager/Controller (Honolulu, HI); Computer Systems Architect (Honolulu, HI)
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/www.pnnl.gov Post Masters RA - Computational and statistical Analytics (CSA) (Richland, WA); Tech Student (Senior) - Computational and Statistical Analytics (CSA) (Richland, WA); Post Bachelors RA - Computational and Statistical Analytics (CSA) (Richland, WA)
  • Raytheon Electrical Engineer II (Forest, MS); Sofware Engineering Intern-Senior (Fullerton, CA); Member Rotational Engineering Leadership Development Program (Boston, MA); TechStudent-Senior (Andover, MA), Software Cyber Security Eng (AL, VA, TX); Program Engineering Planning Intern - Sophomore (Indianapolis, IN)
  • 3k Technologies Llc Systems Administrator (Bothell, WA)
  • Amazon Web Services Enterprise Sales Representative (Seattle, WA); Business Development Manager (Seattle, WA); Business Development Manager (Seattle, WA)
  • ASG Software Solutions Account Executive, Software Sales (Seattle, WA); Account Executive, Software Sales (Portland, OR)
  • AT&T Professional Application/Product Support (Bothell, WA)
  • CAT Technology Inc oracle DBA (Bothell, WA); oracle DBA (Bothell, WA)
  • Deloitte Consultant: Identity & Access Management CA r12 Speciali (Seattle, WA); Consultant: SailPoint Identity & Access Management Speci (Seattle, WA); Consultant: Oracle Identity & Access Management (OIM, OA (Seattle, WA)
  • Droisys Inc .net Developer(full time permanent) (Portland, OR)
  • ETech Hi Engineering Manager (Pocatello, ID)
  • PacifiCorp Administrator, Database 3 (Portland, OR)

 

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