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April 1, 2013

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mealbux
Mealbux is a program to help students pay for a few meals at vendors on campus every term. Eligibility is based on need. Every application is reviewed and processed using a computer program that assesses need. Average award amounts tend to be between $40 and $60. This is based on the number of people who apply and are awarded. Applications must be turned in no later than Friday, April 5 in 230 Snell Hall. Details

NOT NEWS, BUT OF INTEREST

Report: 25,000 high-skill jobs unfilled; prompts request for more ed funding
It’s never been easy — and it may be getting harder — to find an unemployed computer-science major in Washington state. The business group Washington Roundtable released a study that says 25,000 high-skill jobs in Washington are going unfilled — jobs that have remained vacant for three months or longer, because qualified workers can’t be found to fill them. Seattle Times

OPPORTUNITIES

International Programs Speaker Series: Mario Magaña continues IP’s monthly series, Unique Journeys: Collaborating Beyond Borders. An Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at OSU, Magaña discusses experiences ranging from working with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to a Fulbright position at the National University of La Plata in Argentina. April 4, noon to 1 p.m., MU 208.

LabVIEW Campus Tour
Friday, April 5, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Between Milam and Gilkey Hall
The LabVIEW Campus Tour showcases the latest NI hardware and software solutions to accelerate your innovation and discovery in your measurement, control, embedded and communications applications. Through live product demonstrations, learn how you can take advantage of NI's industry-standard tools to accelerate your research as well as deliver complete hands-on teaching solutions for your students to 'do engineering'. Students can also explore a variety of design projects programmed in LabVIEW system design software. Details

Boeing Engineering Student of the Year
Nominations are now open for the eighth annual Engineering Student of the Year Award sponsored by Boeing Defense, Space & Security and award partner, Flightglobal. The award recognizes the impact, or potential impact, of a student’s work on current or future aeronautical or space technology. All full- or part-time engineering students, including international students, who are enrolled in a program that leads to a recognized academic degree – such as a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, or Ph.D. – are eligible. The submission deadline is April 19, 2013. Details

WS 525 Gender & Technology, online course spring 2013
Be an Activist! Make a Difference!
While researching historical and cultural contributions and trends of women in technology fields, this project-based course will guide you through the planning and implementation of an activism project to promote the development and use of technology to women and girls around the globe. In just 10 weeks, you'll: learn about biases in technology, education, and industry; discuss important readings and media online; research, plan, and write about an activism project; setup and use a professional web site; use a variety of business applications. Details

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR UC Berkeley's exciting summer 7-day EXPLORATIONS in SCIENCE RESEARCH workshop (EiSR)
2013 is the International Year for the Mathematics of the Earth. This National Science Foundation-sponsored workshop will focus on the (unsolved) puzzle of the contemporary carbon cycle. Our short program is designed to encourage and help prepare students to attend graduate school in the sciences. It is aimed at undergraduates who are rising juniors or seniors. Students will learn how earth & planetary scientists approach large, complex problems and how new research, instruments, data, and analytic tools that are producing results at the nexus of science, public understanding and policymaking. Students will gain a basic understanding of computing and visualization tools. Details

OEN Job & Intern Fair
Friday, April 12, 1:00-4:30 PM (Students arrive at 12:45pm for check in), Pensole Footwear Design Academy, 10 NW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network invites you to participate at this spring's OEN Job and Intern Fair. Internships not only provide excellent work experience, they also allow you to be an integral part of an exciting and dynamic business environment. Come meet some great local companies and start-ups! The Job Fair will be held in a speed dating format where you will be able to meet with each company you selected beforehand for at least 10 minutes. This will be your chance to make an impression. Details

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

The Corvallis Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering the following scholarship for the academic year 2013/2014. A one-time scholarship of $1,000 to a non-traditional woman student (25 years or older). She must reside in Linn or Benton County. Application deadline: April 5, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Details

National Research Council Research Associateship Programs
The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Details

Opportunity for supported Ph.D. studies at The University of Texas, Arlington
Fully supported Ph.D. study in Health Informatics in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington. We have Department of Education backed funding (through a Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant) to support U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident students for their Ph.D. studies. This opportunity is open to both M.S. and B.S. graduates, the latter through our expedited B.S. to Ph.D. program. The theme of our GAANN program is health informatics, an area in which our Department has many excellent researchers, focusing on such high tech research as bioinformatics, medical imaging, medical robotics, smart environments, smart health devices, etc. Details

GRADUATE EXAMS

Thursday, April 4, 3-5 PM, KEC 4107. PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Eric Donkoh. Major Advisor: Patrick Chiang; Committee: Shih-Lien Lu, Bibiche Geuskens, Arun Natarajan; GCR: Abi Farsoni. "Design and Modeling of Low Power Register Files." Details

Friday, April 5, 3 - 5 PM, KEC 1007. MS Final Examination – Sharath Kumar Dhamodaran. Major Advisor: Sinisa Todorovic; Committee: Xiaoli Fern, Huaping Liu; GCR: Arijit Sinha. "Pattern Discovery in Noisy Images." Details

COLLOQUIA/SEMINARS

Monday, April 1, 4:00 - 4:50 PM, KEC 1001. "iFundamentals of Walking and Running: From Animal Experiments to Robot Demonstrations" presented by Jonathan Hurst, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University. Details

Monday, April 8, 9-10 am, KEC 1007. "Analysis of Strategic Decision Making in DDoS Attacks and Defense" presented by Guanhua Yan, Research Scientist, Information Sciences Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Details

Monday, April 8, 4:00 - 4:50 PM, KEC 1001. "Visualization and Analysis of Very Large Scientific Simulations" presented by Hank Childs, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Information, University of Oregon. Details

JOB SEARCH AND CAREER ADVICE

5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask
Many of the questions potential new hires ask are throwaways. But not these. Inc.

JOBS

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

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.

Web Developer, Linus Pauling Institute’s Healthy Youth Program. We recently updated our website and need someone to provide ongoing support throughout the year for approximately 5-10 hours per week at $10 per hour. This position requires someone who can work independently. The ideal candidate will have web development skills in addition to experience with databases, CSS, HTML, PHP, MYSQL. Details

Analog and Mixed-Signal RF/Wireless IC Design Engineering Internship, Maxim Integrated. Maxim's Communications and Automotive Solutions Group is seeking an intern to be involved in the design of high-performance analog and mixed-signal RF/Wireless ICs in CMOS technology at Maxim’s San Jose, CA location. The successful candidate will be involved in design of high-performance analog and mixed-signal RF/Wireless ICs in CMOS technology. Details

R&D Summer Intern, Hewlett-Packard. This is a summer internship opportunity in Corvallis, OR. This position will support the development of MEMS processes used for inkjet technologies in one of several process technologies. These include deposition, etch (including various deep silicon etch methods), laser micromachining, photolithography, wafer bonding, and polymer fluidicstructures. Details

Computer Science Software Engineering Intern, HP. Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local lab environment. 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

Thin Film Material Development intern, Hewlett-Packard. This position will be focused on the evaluation of device reliability for different thin film materials. The candidate must have excellent teamwork and communication skills, be familiar with design of experiments, have experience with basic project planning, and have the aptitude to learn quickly in a rapidly moving R&D environment. Knowledge of electrical device testing and thin film deposition processes will be useful. Must have a BS in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Materials Science and be studying for an advanced degree in a related area. Details

R&D Engineering Intern, Hewlett-Packard. Primary Responsibilities: perform thorough characterization of bulk lead-free piezoceramics: BZT-BNT-BKT, BMgT-BNT-BKT, BNiT-BNT-BKT, BMgT-BNT, BNiT-BNT, BMgT-BKT, BNiT-BKT using AixACCT tools; characterize thin-film lead-free piezoceramics prepared at OSU; develop approach for testing piezoceramics without bottom electrode; characterize thin-film PZT and lead-free piezoceramics deposited on alternative substrates prepared at OSU; communicates, reports, archives results. Details

Intern - Inkjet Product Engineer, HP. In the Printing and Technology Development (PTD) organization, we invent, develop, and bring to market new Silicon-based technologies and capabilities, and integrate these technologies into printing systems. PTD is looking for a talented intern, studying electrical engineering or related field. This intern will work within the Inkjet Product Engineering team to help develop and characterize new Electrical and MEMS devices. Details

Software Development in Test, McAfee Labs. The ideal candidate will be able to make a major impact on the overall quality of the product under test and greatly influence the outcome for end-to-end usability of new or existing features. Your Primary focus will be to write code to test code with a goal of writing robust, reliable and repeatable tests that find issues early. You should enjoy building lasting designs, implementing robust maintainable code, and being a partner in the design of components while advancing the technologies and approaches for testing software. Growth in this role means growing as an engineer: Strong designs that are built to last, deep component knowledge and broad scenario experience will be measures of success. You will be working with the source code for the product as much as you are working with test source. Details

Programmer ASP/.NET/C#, The Partners Group. This position provides development work for the internal IT group around the SageCRM system and working with our Analytics team in developing .NET solutions. Assist the Director of IT with development of the SageCRM System; assist the Director of Analytics with development of product solutions; maintain documentation of programming solutions and previous programming projects; advise/Design/Lead Programming projects. Details

CampusPoint jobs

FY13 Graduate Engineer, Hewlett-Packard. 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

Software Engineer, Hewlett-Packard. Software Engineer with marketing acumen and project management skills to join the Retail Publishing Solutions (RPS) group. Role includes working with internal and external teams on the prioritization and implementation of software releases or other process improvement areas. Identify opportunities, analyze and design processes required to meet business and customer needs, submit requirements and/or execute tool development projects to implement the processes. Develop processes, metrics, analytics databases and reports to analyze key data as required. Develops understanding of and manages relationships with internal and outsourced development partners on software systems design and development. Details

Validation Engineer, Intel. Come join Intel's Platform Validation Engineering (PVE) organization. In this position, the selected candidate will develop and execute electrical validation plans to verify health of CPUs designs; Analyze results to quantify robustness of bus designs; Provide tuning recommendations for BIOS, and investigate issues with circuit design and BIOS as they become evident. This position is for recent college graduates only (18 months out of school or less). Details

Business Intelligence Developer, Epic. You'll develop innovative reporting functionalities to monitor and improve organizational efficiency, research various aspects of patient care, and contribute to the improvement of healthcare as a whole. You'll strike a balance between logic and creativity as you design new reports and work with our customers to develop solutions for their reporting needs. Your work will cross all phases of report development, from analyzing business requirements and programming to interface design and documentation. Details

Technical Services Analyst, Epic. You'll build strong and lasting relationships with your customers while ensuring they realize their full potential using our software. You will gain an understanding of your customers' history, challenges and goals, and work closely with their IT staff to resolve complex issues and achieve successful outcomes. You'll apply your creativity and problem-solving skills to discover and design unique solutions for a broad array of issues, from configurations improving efficiency and patient safety to optimizations and software upgrades. Details

Analyst Programmer, competency level 3, Budget/Fiscal Planning, Oregon State University. The employee in this position performs a variety of, analytical, technical and functional tasks in support of the Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning (Budget Office) information services and online systems developed and maintained for Oregon State University. Aspects of this position includes development of confidential data systems, analytics and metrics, and fully understanding, explaining and troubleshooting the information systems supplied and developed for the budget and inter-institutional reimbursement / approval processes. This position has access to confidential data and proprietary code for the budgeting and planning online systems. Details

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, competency level 2, Information Services - Telecommunication, Oregon State University. This position functions within a team based management environment to provide analytical and operational and management support for voice and data networking. They coordinate maintenance and support for 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, competency level 2, Information Services - Technology Support Services, Oregon State University. This position functions within a team-based management environment. The Community Network support team is a unit within the Technology Support Services division of Information Services. The purpose of this position is to provide support to users of computer technology at Oregon State University. Support is provided over phone, email, with remote control tools and in person. This person is supervised by an IT Manager and works on the various functional teams in the organization. Details

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