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August 26, 2013

IN THE NEWS

Linux Hackers Rebuild Internet From Silicon Valley Garage
EECS alum Alex Polvi is living the great Silicon Valley archetype. Together with old school friends Brandon Philips and Michael Marineau, he’s piecing together a tech revolution from inside a two-car Palo Alto garage. Inside that Palo Alto garage — the door open to the Silicon Valley summer sun, and the camping gear stacked against the wall — Polvi and his colleagues are fashioning a new computer operating system known as CoreOS. Wired

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Student Leadership Scholarship
IEEE Computer Society is again offering $40,000 in student scholarships through the Richard E. Merwin Student Leadership Scholarship program. The scholarships are designed to recognize and reward active student volunteer leaders who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. The selected winners of this award have the opportunity to serve as IEEE Computer Society Student Ambassadors for their IEEE region. Application deadline: September 30. Details

IEEE Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Scholarship
The scholarship carries a stipend of up to US$24,000 and is awarded for one year of full-time graduate work toward a master's in electrical engineering at an engineering school of recognized standing located in the United States. To be eligible, the student must be a permanent resident of the United States, have majored in the field of electrical engineering, and have received a bachelor's degree from an engineering college of recognized standing. Application deadline: November 15. Details

IEEE Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship in Electrical Engineering
The fellowship is awarded annually to a first year, full-time graduate student obtaining his or her Master's for work in the area of electrical engineering at an engineering school/program of recognized standing worldwide. To be eligible, the applicant must have majored in the field of electrical engineering and have received a Bachelor's Degree from an engineering college of recognized standing worldwide. Application deadline: November 15. Details

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships
The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowship program was created to support graduate research studies in Microwave Engineering. Graduate student wishing to pursue graduate degree in microwave engineering on a full-time basis from a reputable institution of higher education. Both the student and faculty member must be a member of MTT-S. Application deadline: November 30. Details

Kelly Engineering Resources – Future Engineers Scholarship Program
Candidates must be full-time students at the time of application submittal, pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada during the calendar year, and be accepted into the School of Engineering. Demonstrated potential for and commitment to a career in engineering, as well as outstanding academic performance. Essays will also be judged based on depth of knowledge and awareness of the issue and/or challenge addressed, as well as creativity, composition and originality. Application deadline: October 15. Details

GE Lloyd Trotter African American Forum Scholarship 2013-2014
The scholarship is awarded to rising sophomore and juniors majoring in specified technical disciplines attending an accredited university. To qualify you must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship is named after Lloyd G. Trotter, President and CEO of GE Industrial Systems, who is recognized for his on-going commitment to volunteerism and mentoring. Applicants must be willing to accept a PAID internship at a GE location (TBD) in the U.S. for ~10 weeks during the Summer of 2014. Application deadline: November 1. Details

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. This scholarship is available to US Citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas. Application deadline: September 30. Details

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.

Pathways Peer Tutor, INTO OSU. Assist international Pathways students in English skills (i.e. reading, writing, listening and speaking) as well as general skills (i.e. math, science, engineering, others) based on the tutors skills. Provide tutoring to Pathways students during Peer Tutoring evening hours. Tutoring will take place in the Learning Center at the International Living and Learning Center. Work on one-on-one tutoring with students. One-on-one tutoring can take place anywhere in campus. Peer Tutors must be flexible and understanding of other cultures and the process of learning a second language. Details

The Biomedical Informatics Postdoctoral Training Program at the University of Colorado
Now accepting applications for NIH funded Postdoctoral Fellowships. The Colorado Biomedical Informatics Training Program is home to nationally recognized faculty working in the areas of: Clinical Research Informatics; Next Generation Sequence Analysis; Molecular Evolution; Genomics; Visual Analytics; Network Analytics; Network Analysis; Biomedical Ontology; Translational Bioinformatics; Computational Pharmacology; Text Mining; Metagenomics; Microarray Analysis; Natural Language Processing. Details

New jobs through CampusPoint:

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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