July 17, 2012



Follow the OSU Solar Vehicle Team as they participate in the 2012 American Solar Challenge

They will be updating the news section daily as they progress through the race - check it out at the news page. OSU Solar Vehicle Team


The best cities for Millennials

Given the challenges Millennials face, Moving.com identified the best metropolitan areas for 18 to 29 year olds, taking into account affordable housing, low unemployment and access to nearby attractions and education. According to the report, these cities are far better for young people struggling with the economy than others. Corvallis ranks #3. msnbc.com

Tech companies wage no-holds battle for talent in staff wars

The competition for tech workers, particularly software engineers, has led to a rise in salaries that some are warning could become a bubble as not enough students graduate ready to step into these jobs, forcing companies to pilfer talent from each other. Puget Sound Business Journal


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.

STUDENT GRADER needed fall, winter, and spring terms for CS 195 and CS 295 web authoring courses. If you have 5 to 10 hours available each week (starting week 2 of the term), have an excellent work ethic, and have experience working with HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL, please contact pam.vanlonden@oregonstate.edu via email. Include a list of links to your web site work, describe your skill level, and note what hours you have available to work during week 2 through 11 of Fall term. ($10 per hour).

I’m a top notch Access VBA developer seeking to hire someone to walk me through creating an ASP.NET RC 2012 Webforms custom Ajax control (3 state checkbox that I have examples of) in VB.NET, employing client side JavaScript, (and leveraging  IScript and INumerable interfaces). I don’t have my arms around these concepts enough for the creativity to flow and am looking for a jumpstart to strengthen my understanding. Details

CampusPoint jobs:

  • Narrative Writer (Electrical/ Avionics Background), Sandy
  • Programmer I, Portland
  • Developer, Portland
  • Business Solutions Engineer, Beaverton

.NET/C# Software Engineer for Cloud Solution (Portland, Oregon). NVoicePay in Portland, Oregon is looking for a full time software engineer with deep knowledge of the Microsoft.NET technology stack to join our team. We are a B2B Payment Network built with Microsoft's Windows Azure Cloud Computing Technology. Our solution was featured at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference 2010, Cloud Expo, InformationWeek, and Forrester's Enterprise Architecture Forum 2011. We are an early stage company on the verge of a very steep growth curve, with this comes some chaos, lots of opportunity, and the satisfaction of creating something that hasn't been done before. We seek to hire top developers who can also be part of a team. Details

University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking a full time Analyst Programmer. The Analyst Programmer analyzes, develops, and supports web-based applications to meet UHDS departmental needs. The position creates and supports web applications, administers relational databases, administers the department's Linux servers and manages network protocols for ResNet. Details

Java Software Developer, SELA Software. If you have the passion and dedication to become a strong software developer, then SELA will place you in a local company as a software developer on a 24 month contract. SELA provides you with practical, hands-on ramp-up training and on-going technical mentoring during your first 2 years of work to ensure your success. This position is ideal for a person that is motivated by making a difference and is driven to use the latest technology. This is perfect for a recent college graduate that is looking to build real-world experience as a software developer. Details

Jobs listed through LinkedIn (these are just a few of the hundreds of jobs listed)

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

  • CenturyLink | Sr. Software Developer (6175BR) (Columbus & Dublin, OH)
  • CH2M HILL | Instrumentation & Controls Engineer - Portland, Oregon (Portland, OR)
  • Compucom | SOFTWARE DEVELOPER DHTML HTML JavaScript (Seattle, WA); Software Design Engineer in TEST-PowerShell, C# (Redmond, WA); Software Design Engineer in Test 2 C# (Redmond, WA)
  • John Deere | Part-Time Student - Database/Web Analyst - Waterloo, IA - (Job Number: 50497135) (Waterloo, IA); IT Project Manager - (Job Number: 50495269) (Moline, Illinois); IT Quality Analyst - (Job Number: 50497216) (Moline, Illinois)
  • Life Technologies | Software Engineer, Mapping, R&D (San Francisco, California); Staff Engineer, Embedded Labview Systems Developer (Foster City, California); Engineer III, Software Test (Foster City, California)
  • National Security Agency | Signals Analyst (1018744) (Fort George G. Meade, MD); Microelectronics, Electrical, & Computer Engineers (Fort George G. Meade, MD); Microelectronics,Electrical,Computer,Mech Engineer (Fort George G. Meade, MD)
  • Systems Recruiters LLC | Project Manager (Seattle, WA)
  • Compucom | Technical Program Manager (Redmond, WA)
  • Daimler Trucks North America | Electrical Engineering Tech II, Product Validation Vehicle T (Portland, OR)
  • Expedia | Engineering Manager, Oracle Service Delivery (Bellevue, WA); Manager, Engineering (Data Warehouse) (Bellevue, WA)
  • Fiserv | Software Developer Intern - (GO39496) (Hillsboro, OR)


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