February 4, 2013

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Join us for the Industry Reception, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 and network with industry!

Who is Invited: All Oregon State CBEE, EECS and MIME students as well as representatives from industry. (Click here for a list of companies attending the reception.)

Why: To network with engineering professionals and recruiters, ask questions, find out more about internships and employment options. (Be sure to check out the Student FAQ before the event.)

Resumes: Students can upload a resume so companies such as eBay, Garmin, Google, Intel, etc. can seek you out, even if you cannot attend the Reception. Some companies may prefer to get an electronic copy of your resume but you should still bring a few paper copies with you to the event, just in case.

Registration is required so visit eecs.oregonstate.edu/industry-reception to get signed up. (Registration closes when all of our placements are filled or by Feb. 15, whichever is sooner.)

IN THE NEWS

A Wave Energy Partnership
Oregon State’s world-class wave-testing facilities, combined with numerous top-notch interdisciplinary researchers in engineering and sciences, can be made available for collaborative efforts similar to the Columbia Power project. The wave laboratory offers two exceptional shared-use coastal test facilities: the largest combined wave and tsunami flume in North America and a tsunami wave basin capable of generating multiple wave types and characteristics. OSU Research Office

Improving, not just doing, the key for Microsoft exec DeVaan
Jon DeVaan (CS '85) said while he was working on the initial release of Excel, the current Microsoft corporate vice president didn’t know the program would become an omnipresent part of work life. DeVaan has been at Microsoft since graduating from OSU in 1982, starting with his work on Excel and most recently helping to design the new Windows 8 operating system. DeVaan ran his presentation from a Microsoft Surface, the company’s new tablet computer. College of Business

The Glove Goes Wireless
Tired of doing the scroll, click and drag with a mouse? A team of Oregon State University student engineers has developed a more natural way to use computers. Their “wireless hand sensor” may not only help reduce hand and wrist injuries associated with repetitive motion but may have applications in robotics, medicine and computer gaming. Mushfiqur Sarker, Jason Muhlestein and Anton Bilbaeno attached their sensor to a glove equipped with communications capability and conductive fabric. Terra

OPPORTUNITIES

Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair
Wednesday, February 6, 11am-3pm, OSU Memorial Union Ballroom
Join us for the 7th Annual Nonprofit & Volunteer Fair! Meet representatives from over 50 local and national nonprofit and government organizations representing a wide variety of fields who are seeking OSU volunteers, interns, and employees. Network with people who share your interests and passions and learn more about the many opportunities available in the nonprofit and public service fields. Details

IEEE Resume Workshop
Wednesday, February 6, 5-6 PM, KEC 1007
Join IEEE and experts from Career Services to get your resume in order. A large number of companies are still looking for full time and intern engineers, so an exceptional resume is vital! During this session, we will working with you one-on-one and in small groups.

Professional Development Opportunities
Please join Alpha Kappa Psi Friday February 8 for a variety of professional development workshops! Choose among our events to enhance your knowledge through interactions with peers and professionals and get the chance to win a prize at each event! Open to all majors. RSVP at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RDJLZ6R by 11:55pm Wednesday February 6. Business casual dress is encouraged. Details

Microsoft webinar: Putting Your Research to Work: PhDs at Microsoft
Tuesday, February 12, 6:00 PM
From dissertation to industry, from development to research — learn how your focus can be a fit at Microsoft. Our all-new University Webinar Spring Series will feature 3-5 technical Microsoft employees and recruiters in every session with live Q&A. Content is tailored to computer science, engineering, and IT related majors, with topics focusing on machine learning and natural language processing, getting the most out of summer internships, and the Cloud. These Webinars aren’t just for students interested in working at Microsoft, but are provided for any student interested in the Computer Science and Computer Engineering fields! Details

BIS@OSU Meet-the-Firms Nite
Tuesday, February 12, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, CH2M HILL Alumni Center
The BIS Council, Students in Information Management Club and the Career Success Center (CSC) will host information technology professionals from all backgrounds to share information about the variety of opportunities available for students with a BIS, CS or CIS degree. Students will meet individuals and companies in a career fair format. Each company will have a table / booth / space to set up and meet with students. Details

OSU Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, February 20
Oregon State Ecampus is very excited to sponsor the first annual Virtual Career Fair open to ALL OSU students. We understand how difficult it can be to connect with employers, especially for our Ecampus students who are not able to attend campus-based career fairs. So we’re bringing employers directly to you – online. Register now and watch the employer schedule for chat times. Be sure to check back frequently for new employers. Details

Atlanta to host an International Space Apps Challenge
Are you good at developing “mobile applications, software, hardware, data visualization and platform solutions that could contribute to space exploration missions and help improve life on Earth”? If so, NASA wants to meet you. NASA and other government agencies will host the second International Space Apps Challenge April 20-21. Atlanta will be the site for one of the events. Registration opens March 1. Details

GREPSEC Meeting
GREPSEC: a computer security workshop for women and underrepresented groups (target audience: graduate students; if space is available, some undergraduates may be invited). GREPSEC is a day-and-a-half-long workshop scheduled for May 18-19, 2013 in San Francisco, occurring just prior to the annual IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. The workshop will consist of a number of talks by leading academic and industry researchers in computer security. The workshop will include a number of research talks as well as panels looking at research from various perspectives including information assurance from a hardware and software point of view, picking good research problems, and privacy from both a policy and technical perspective. Applications due March 1. Details

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

2013 Google-SVA Scholarship
Student Veterans of America & Google have partnered to provide eight (8) $10,000 scholarships to student veterans via SVA's network! Eligible students must be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in Computer Science, or a closely related field. These student veterans have the potential to usher in a new generation of American progress and to address some of our nation's most pressing needs. This partnership will support the tech-savvy professionals that are well equipped to answer the challenges of tomorrow. The 2013 Google-SVA Scholarship application will close March 31, 2013 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Details

COLLOQUIA/SEMINARS

Wednesday, February 6, 10:00am - 11:10 am, KEC 1007. “GTID: A Technique for Physical Device and Device Type” presented by Selcuk Uluagac, Research Faculty, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology. Details

Friday, February 8, 10:00am - 11:10am, KEC 1007. “Getting More out of Secure Computation” presented by Mike Rosulek, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Montana. Details

Wednesday, February 13, 10:00am - 11:10am, KEC 1007. “Static Verification for Web Scripting Languages” presented by Ravi Chugh, PhD student, Department of Computer Science, UC San Diego. Details

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Wind Energy Science, Engineering, and Policy (WESEP) Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Iowa State University offers an intensive 10-week on-campus research program in Wind Energy Science, Engineering, and Policy (WESEP) for undergraduate students. Ten fellowships are sponsored each year by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Each student will participate in an individual research project within the faculty-led team. Research projects will focus on one of four areas: wind energy resource characterization and aerodynamic loads; wind energy conversion systems and grid operations; manufacturing, construction, and supply chain; or reliability and turbine health monitoring. Application deadline: March 8. Details

Summer Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Education - Emerging Interface Technologies (SPIRE-EIT)
SPIRE-EIT is a 10-week research experiences for undergraduates program that combines classroom training with hands-on research projects. Iowa State University‘s Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) program are the hosts for this program. The SPIRE-EIT undergrads will form research teams, each team is led by a VRAC|HCI faculty member and assigned a graduate student mentor. Over the course of the summer, SPIRE-EIT undergrads will create new technological solutions to challenges in human computer interaction and present their results at a year-end symposium. Application deadline: February 15. Details

Medical Informatics (MedIX) (DePaul University)
All of the projects on which students will work are inspired by state-of-the-art research questions in imaging informatics. Students will work as part of faculty-undergraduate teams on new problems ranging from traditional image processing (e.g. liver segmentation and computer-aided diagnosis, breast density assessment for cancer detection) to structured reporting and natural language processing of radiology reports, to workflow and process re-engineering to the application of data mining and ontology-based means for image annotation and markup (e.g. lung nodule detection and interpretation). Ultimately, each project has the long-term potential to increase the quality of healthcare available to people everywhere. Application deadline: March 1. Details

Multi-disciplinary Information Assurance and Security (Purdue University)
The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) Information Security REU Program provides the opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in the forefront of information security research working on individual project areas. Some areas include: Assessing Risk of Biomedical Research PHI in of Public HPC Environments; Personal Health Information Security; Public Cloud Providers; Detecting Patterns of Humor; Quantifying Informativeness and Novelty of Text; Detecting Script-Underlying Recurring Situations in Text; A security-enabled interface for humanoid robot-to-robot communication, within a HARMS Model; Deriving Intelligence from Encrypted Stream. Application deadline: March 8. Details

Experimental Research on Wireless Networking (ERWiN)
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame will conduct a ten-week summer undergraduate research program in the area of Experimental Research on Wireless Networking (ERWiN). Each undergraduate will work with a faculty member on a research project in the area of wireless networking. Specific projects include: Wireless network protocols; Mesh and ad-hoc networks; Wireless sensor networks; Location-aware mobile systems; Indoor and outdoor localizations; Mobile ad-hoc networks; Mobile multimedia; Visualization and GUI design; Cooperative robot teams; Energy efficient wireless devices; Novel cell-phone applications; Context-aware systems. Application deadline: March 8. Details

Socially Relevant Computing
Supports undergraduate research in computer vision, pervasive computing, data visualization, social networks, human-computer interaction and serious games.  Participating undergraduates collaborate with faculty and graduate students on interdisciplinary research that is being conducted within the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Projects involve the creation and evaluation of innovative, interactive technologies that address problems of societal interest. Application deadline: February 24. Details

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Sensor Technologies (SUNFEST) at Penn
SUNFEST is a unique program that provides talented undergraduate students with hands-on research during the summer in the area of sensor technologies. Areas of research include Micro and Nano Electromechanical Structures and Sensors; Nanotechnology and materials for Sensors; Robotics and Control oriented projects; Wireless Sensor Networks; Sensors for Medical and Biomedical Applications; Optical and Vision Sensors. Application deadline: February 25. 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.

Did you know having an on-line resume is just as important as having one on paper? If you are looking for an internship or job this summer, start building your professional network by joining the Oregon State University EECS Alums
Group on LinkedIn. Any EECS student (or alum) can join!

For more tips on how to find a job or internship, visit
http://eecs.oregonstate.edu/undergraduate-students/opportunities-involvement/internships-jobs

Summer Internship @ eBay. Should have programming skills (Java is highly desirable). Details

R&D Engineering Student Intern, HP. The Sensing Systems R&D Lab in Corvallis, OR is looking to host engineering interns in the 2012 calendar year. We are looking for students with backgrounds in either developing and testing MEMS accelerometers and gyros or students interested in contributing to software development kits for our sesnors. Internships can vary in length and depend on the availability of the student. Details

College Engineer/Design Intern, HP. You will participate with other members of our R&D teams to drive new technology development, implementation, innovation and cost effective next generation printing, imaging, and MEMS technologies for our partners and customers. Details

CampusPoint jobs:

  • Quality Assurance Analyst 1 | Portland, OR
  • Programmer I | Portland, OR
  • Software Engineer (C++) | Vancouver, WA
  • Software Engineer | Beaverton, OR
  • Software Development Engineer in Test | Portland, OR
  • Quality Assurance Specialist | Beaverton, OR
  • Data Analyst | Beaverton, OR
  • Front-End Web Developer | Portland, OR
  • UX Developer | Portland, OR
  • Web Developer | Lake Oswego, OR
  • .Net Programmer | Sandy, OR

Electrical Hardware Engineer, HP. Designs, analyzes, develops, modifies and evaluates electrical/electronic parts, components, sub-systems, algorithms, or integrated circuitry for electrical/electronic equipment and other hardware systems. Conducts feasibility studies, design margin and validation analyses and empirical testing on new and modified designs. Assists in architecture development and assessment. Evaluates reliability of materials, properties, designs, and techniques used in production. May direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication. Details

FY13 Graduate Engineer, HP. Ability to apply intermediate level of subject matter knowledge to solve a variety of common business issues. Works on problems/projects of moderately complex scope. Exercises independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action. Acts as an informed team member providing analysis of information and limited project direction input. Follows established guidelines and interprets policies. Evaluates unique circumstances and makes recommendations. Details

Entry Level Software Designer, HP. Join a team of engineers in the development of technology solutions and roadmaps for an Image-Based Forensic Service. This Anti-Counterfeit and fraud detection/prevention platform uses HP-owned algorithms, web services, databases and processes to safeguard HP products and revenue. Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs, primarily for end users. Using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Details

Amazon is hiring software development engineers for full-time and internships. Are you up to the task of delivering innovative technology that offers millions of unique products to thousands of suppliers, to tens of millions of customers around the world? Details

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, Information Services - Telecommunication, Oregon State University. This position functions within a team based management environment to provide analytical, and operational support of the conference bridge network and management services for voice and data networking. They coordinate maintenance and support for video conferences, voice and data network and wireless devices. This position analyzes the needs of the University, designs voice and data network solutions based upon those needs, then develop, integrate and implement the innovative and cost-effective data network solutions for Oregon State University and associated locations. Details

Information Technology Consultant (part-time), Financial Aid and Scholarships office, Oregon State University. This position is a hybrid Functional-Technical Position and is responsible for ensuring the functionality and integrity of the Financial Aid module of the Banner system by managing all data rule tables, overseeing the extraction and loading of data, and troubleshooting with Enterprise Computing Services (ECS) as required. This includes analyzing best methods and developing effective process enhancements with Enterprise Computing Services (ECS). Along with reviewing and testing product modules and upgrades, the Financial Aid IT Consultant must maintain a high level of customer support related to developing and providing reports based on information extracted from the Banner FA module, as well as the development and delivery of a training programs and supporting documentation for end users. Details

CMOS Analog Circuit Designer, HP. Designs, analyzes, develops, modifies and evaluates electrical/electronic parts, components, sub-systems, algorithms, or integrated circuitry for electrical/electronic equipment and other hardware systems. Conducts feasibility studies, design margin and validation analyses and empirical testing on new and modified designs. Assists in architecture development and assessment. Evaluates reliability of materials, properties, designs, and techniques used in production. May direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication. Details

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR – Flexible Electronics Engineer, Oregon state Univesity. The Schools of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University invites applications for a full‐time (1.0 FTE), 12‐month post‐doctoral scholar in the area of flexible electronics with a focus on biosensing. The candidates should have expertise in thin film deposition, photolithography, etching, and device characterization. We seek candidates with experience working with flexible substrates, specifically process integration on polymeric substrates and functional ink development. Details

Instructor, Math/Computer Science, Blue Mountain Community College. BMCC seeks an enthusiastic, multi-talented instructor who demonstrates a strong work ethic and can effectively teach mathematics or computer science. Depending on qualifications the successful candidate will be responsible for instruction in remedial and college-level math, applications-based and programming computer science coursework, or both. This position will advise students, work with a diverse student population, accommodate diverse student abilities and support the College’s mission. Position is open until sufficient applications are received; applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Details

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

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