July 15, 2013

IN THE NEWS

Among solar race teams, OSU shines brightest
Oregon State University's solar engineers have scored a huge victory at an Austin, Texas solar vehicle race. Sustainable Business Oregon

OSU Solar Car
They're orange and black, but proud of their gold! Oregon State University's Solar Vehicle Team (OSUSVT) members are back from last weekend's solar car race, but they say the experience was more than winning the first place trophy. KEZI TV (video)

OPPORTUNITIES

Seeking Participants for Food Testing
The Close to the Customer Project (C2C), a faculty/student market research firm operating within OSU’s College of Business, is working with an external client to evaluate a variety of food products. We are seeking individuals interested in participating in an exercise in which they will be tasting and responding to questions about eight different food products. The exercise will last 30-45 minutes and participants will be compensated with a $10 gift card. Details

Call for Poster Abstracts for Oregon Bioscience Association Annual Conference
The Poster Session presents a unique opportunity for gaining feedback on and raising awareness of your research, establishing new collaborations and partnerships, and learning about the latest Northwest bioscience developments. Preference will be given to students that have passed their qualifying exams, with additional preference given for more senior students. Abstracts must be submitted for consideration by August 1, 2013. Details

EVENTS

Technology Activism 3rd Monday
Monday, July 15, 6pm, Puppet Labs, Portland, OR
Techno-Activism Third Mondays (TA3M) is an informal meetup designed to connect software creators and activists who are interested in censorship, surveillance, and open technology. We're excited to have Kees Cook chat with us this month. He will most likely be talking about digital surveillance and physical privacy. Anyone interested in techno-activism is welcome to attend. We invite coders, geeks, artists, and anyone else. No technical experience required. Details

Sustainable IT Meetup
Wednesday, July 24, 5pm-7pm, Lucky Lab Quimby Beer Hall, Portland
IEEE welcomes all those interested in all aspects of environmentally sustainable information technology: tech professionals, entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts. Meet others with similar interests and technical knowledge, and learn more about IEEE’s sustainable ICT programs, including power consumption of the internet and minimizing power usage, green wireless communications, and cloud computing networks and energy efficiency. Details

GRADUATE EXAMS

Tuesday, July 16, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Milam 202. PhD Final Oral Examination – Bret Bosma. Major Advisor: Ted Brekken; Committee: Annette von Jouanne, Ean Amon, Solomon Yim; GCR: Joe Zaworski. "On the Design, Modeling, and Testing of Ocean Wave Energy Converters." Details

JOB SEARCH AND CAREER ADVICE

7 Ways Your LinkedIn Profile And Resume Should Differ
At the core of your LinkedIn experience is your profile. As you complete it, you are prompted to include information for all of your educational background as well as companies and positions that you've held over the course of your career. Sounds pretty much like a résumé, right? Not so much. Business Insider

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.

Windows UCrew Representative, Campus Entertainment, LLC. A unique opportunity to join the Windows UCrew for the 2013-2014 academic year on your campus as a Student Representative. This is a paid internship that is guaranteed to be a unique and exciting experience. Representatives are required to be full-time undergraduate students and make a year-long commitment. They will dedicate 12 hours of each week to the program. Details

Portland, Oregon Recruiting Event (July 23-25th) - Software Developer, Booking.com. We're coming to OSCON and want to meet with you! All positions are located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We use Perl, nginx, Plack, uWSGI, MySQL, Memcache, JavaScript, Git, Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Redis, Sereal and Linux. We do Agile software development based on Scrum. We get our changes out really fast; it's rare for your code not to be on our live systems within hours of you pushing it. As a data driven company we have a clear goal – helping our customers. Everything we do is aimed at solving problems for our customers, if it doesn't help our customers we're not interested in doing it. Details

Partial list of jobs posted in the past week 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:

 

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