January 31, 2012



The College of Engineering scholarship application for 2012-2013 is now OPEN and linked here: https://scholarship.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod/app_login.php. Applications are DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. DO NOT miss the opportunity to get financial assistance with your studies this coming year!


Oregon’s Semiconductor Sector Is 3rd Largest in the Nation with 23,600 Jobs

“Oregon’s tech industry is diverse,” said Jennifer Bosze, regional vice president, TechAmerica. “With a heavy reliance on semiconductor manufacturing, it was positive to see job gains in that sector in 2010 bucking the general national trend. Certainly, the decision by Intel Corp. to build the D1X fab in Hillsboro is a hugely positive sign.” TechAmerica


2012 Alternative Spring Break Trips: Saturday March 24th to Saturday March 31st. Opportunities include Yakima, Washington Urban Beautification & Poverty, Estimated Cost: $120; San Francisco, California Hunger & Homelessness, Estimated Cost: $350; Newport, Oregon Environmental Restoration, Estimated Cost: $240. Details

Volunteers Needed for OSU FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition. The OSU Robotics Club is hosting a FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition on Saturday, February 11th. We need your help to make this competition a success! There will be over 20 teams competing, and we need judges, referees, inspectors, time keepers, and more. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt and lunch on the day of the competition. To learn about the competition, different volunteer positions, and sign up, please visit http://groups.engr.oregonstate.edu/osurc/ftc/volunteer or email Taj Morton (mortont@onid.orst.edu) with questions.

Intel Innovators is an Intel-sponsored Facebook platform and contest that showcases 18-24 year-old innovators with game-changing, technology-based ideas. Every month, Intel will award up to $100K to the best ideas based on support from members of the Facebook community and a live pitch where the top five innovators face-off for the prize money. Details


Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: USA. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2011. Recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2012-2013 academic year. Details

Google Scholarships in North America - Now accepting applications. As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, we are pleased to support the work of our partner organizations in providing scholarships to students studying computer science. Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year and will be invited to attend the all-expenses-paid annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicants’ academic background and their demonstrated passion for computer science. Details

  • Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities - Deadline: February 5, 2012
  • Google AISES Scholarship - Deadline: February 29, 2012
  • Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship - Deadline: March 1, 2012
  • Google UNCF Scholarship - US Application ; Canada Application - Deadline: March 18, 2012

Tau Beta Pi Scholarships. The program is designed for members of Tau Beta Pi who will be returning to college for the next academic year for full time undergraduate study. Those students who will be enrolled for two semesters, three quarters or two trimesters are eligible to apply for a $2,000 award. Those students enrolled for one semester, two quarters, or one trimester are eligible to apply for a $1,000 award. Details


Monday, February 6, 4:00pm - 4:50pm, Weniger 149. Intensional Computing on Lambda Abstractions” presented by Barry Jay, Associate Professor, School of Software and the Centre for Quantum Computing and Intelligent Systems, University of Technology, Sydney. Details

Monday, February 13, 4:00pm - 4:50pm, Weniger 149. “Recognition and Characterization of Unstructured Environmental Sounds” presented by Selina Chu, Postdoctoral Associate, School of EECS, Oregon State University. Details


Thursday, February 2, 1-3pm, KEC 1114. PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Jon Guerber. Major Advisor: Un-Ku Moon; Committee: Pavan Hanumolu, Gabor Temes, Huaping Liu. GCR: Brady Gibbons. “Time and Statistical Information Utilization in SAR ADCs.” Details


(For more information on undergraduate research opportunities, see http://eecs.oregonstate.edu/research/research-opportunities-undergraduates)

Paid Summer Research Experiences: What are they good for and how does it all work? Tips on Finding and Applying to Programs. Please join our webinar February 2nd at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) for a short presentation followed by a question and answer period. Learn how to search for and apply to paid summer research experiences. Preregistration is requested. Please sign up and pre-share your questions with us at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DSCCWF5. The Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) is a non-profit organization created to design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and careers for diverse underrepresented groups. www.pathwaystoscience.org

Cybersecurity Research Experience for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. Experience the creativity of the research process, contribute to exciting discoveries, and gain valuable experience through the Cybersecurity REU. The CS REU is open to students majoring in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physical science enrolled in any U.S. college or university, including the University of Maryland. Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible. Details

Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowships, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER), located at the University of Michigan. The 2012 program is hosted this year by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) in Ann Arbor, MI, and by NOAA’s Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS) in Alpena, MI. Application deadline: February 29. Details


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.

Looking for an internship or a job? It’s that time of year again - we are compiling our annual resume book and you can be a part of it! The book will be distributed to companies like Cypress, ESI, EMC, Garmin, Google, HP, Intel, McAfee, PacifiCorp, PGE, Veeva Systems, etc. If you will be looking for an internship or a job in the next 6 months, be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. Upload your resume by Feb. 15 and get your resume in front of potential employers! Details

DFT Graduate position opening at ARM, Inc. DFT Graduate Engineer Requirements: BS/MS in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering; Experienced with Perl, TCL, and/or C programming; Proficient working in Unix/Linux environments; Knowledgeable in validation, synthesis, ATPG tools and debug; An understanding of Design for Test elements such as scan, BIST, compression, JTAG. Details

Summer 2012 Internships With: Mission Support Alliance (MSA), Washington Closure Hanford (WCH), Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS). These intern programs allow students to obtain real world experience in their field of study. Each intern is assigned a mentor that works with the student during the entire internship. Details

Software Developer Internship, Scayl (Portland, OR). We're a startup in Portland and we do peer-to-peer based HD video mail. Our software (both infrastructure and client) is based on a lot of F/OSS: Poco, linux, Darwin, Tomcat, Apache, Xulrunner, etc. Projects include: Client porting to other platforms including MacOS, iOS, and Android; protocol work for servers (message store, transport, presence & notification, etc); spam and phishing mitigation in legacy gateways. Details

Electrical Design Engineer opportunity with Concept Systems - Seattle, WA or Albany, OR. Concept Systems specializes in PLC and DCS based controls, motion control, vision inspection, and PC/database systems. Utilizing this expertise in multiple industries, we provide systems that range in size from greenfield facilities, OEM retrofits, turnkey machinery, and to small machine center upgrades. Concept Systems offers a unique work experience in terms of variety and challenges. Details

Teach For America. In America, zip code determines one’s life outcomes. Kids growing up in poverty are more likely to call a prison bed home than a college dorm room. Neither the color of a child’s skin nor the size of a child’s parent’s paycheck should determine his or her destiny. Teach For America is your opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of hundreds of students and families and empower some of the most disenfranchised communities that call our nation home. This isn’t just employment for next year; this is a chance to join our nation’s movement for educational equity. Teach For America Corps Members are full-time teachers in a classroom. All academic majors and backgrounds accepted (background in education/teacher certification is not required). Details

Applications Engineer – AIBU. This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing business units within a world leader in CMOS imaging technology. As a Product Applications Engineer you will be joining a world class team providing imaging solutions for automotive, surveillance and machine vision applications. In this role you will be working primarily on leading edge products for the rapidly developing and expanding automotive imaging market. We are looking for driven individuals who have a strong desire to find solutions, good attention to detail and who take great pride in the success of their customers. You will be working with industry recognized experts in image processing and some of the best CMOS sensor designers in the world to define product needs and develop the collateral to make those products successful. This role is ideally suited for a camera designer looking to expand their knowledge of image sensors and image processing and/or get more closely involved with customer imaging solutions. Details

Controls engineer, Cascade Pacific Pulp. Manage the process control fiber optic media server base network. Control engineering/programming support for distributive control systems (DCS), programmable logic controls (PLC), and process information (PI) systems. Configure and program Delta V DCS. Configure and program Allen Bradley PLC5 and Control LOGIX PLC’s. Configure and program OSI PI systems interface. Details

Student Developer, OSU Business Solutions Group. Developing software for clients using Microsoft .NET technologies. Working in a team environment comprised of other students and full-time staff. Attending weekly trainings on new technologies and methods. Helping to make decisions regarding application architecture, development technologies, and techniques. Details

Jobs listed through LinkedIn

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

  • Lexmark International Firmware Engineers (Lexington, KY)
  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Associate Business Manager AppsDesign Engineers New College (Sunnyvale, CA); Analog IC Design Intern (Aloha, OR); Modeling Group SMTS New College Graduate (Beaverton, OR); Fab Process Engineering Intern (Beaverton, OR); Characterization Engineering Intern (Apps) (Aloha, OR); Associate Brand Manager New College Graduate (Sunnyvale, CA); Strategic Application Engineer New College Graduate (Sunnyvale, CA); more...
  • National Security Agency NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center Cyber Analyst (Fort George G. Meade, MD); NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center Analyst (1016398) (San Antonio, TX); Network Maintenance Specialist (Honolulu, HI); Information Technology Development Program / Software Engineer (Fort George G. Meade, MD); System Vulnerability Analyst (Fort George G. Meade, MD); Computer Systems Architect (Honolulu, HI); more...
  • Raytheon SVTAD Intern - Junior (Boston, MA); Software Engineer I (Mount Laurel, NJ); Member Rotational Engineering Leadership Development Program (Boston, MA); 2012 Software Engineer College Conversion (Largo, FL); Operations Research Modeling Simulation and Analysis (Tucson, AZ); Electrical Engineer I - New College Grad 2012 (White Sands, NM); Engineering Intern - Junior (Largo, FL); Systems Engineer I (Goleta, CA); TechStudent-Freshman (Fort Wayne, IN); more...
  • Bitsoft International Systems Administrator 5 - 9834-1 (Vancouver, WA)
  • Expedia Machine Learning Expert (Bellevue, WA)
  • GenuineIT LLC Information Tester (Olympia, WA)
  • T-Mobile Manager, Internal Audit (Bellevue, WA)
  • Tektronix Software Technician (Beaverton, OR); Software Architecture Design (Beaverton, OR)
  • MATRIX Resources, Inc. Systems Engineer-Customer Service (Richardson, TX); NOC Engineer - Linux (Atlanta, GA); Linux Server Analyst (Columbia, SC); Sr. Systems Engineer - Facility Systems (Irving, TX)
  • Lexmark International Firmware Engineers (Lexington, KY)
  • MathWorks Compiler Engineer (Boston area, MA); Application Support Engineer (Natick, MA)
  • NVIDIA Corporation COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE ENGINEER (Durham, NC; Santa Clara, CA); PROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE ENGINEER: NCG or INTERN (Orlando, FL; Boston, MA; Austin, TX, Beaverton, OR; Santa Clara, CA); GPU ARCHITECT: NCG or INTERN (Durham, NC; Austin, TX; Santa Clara, CA); GRAPHICS ARCHITECTURE ENGINEER (Durham, NC; Beaverton, OR; Austin, TX; Santa Clara, CA); MIXED SIGNAL DESIGN ENGINEER (Santa Clara, CA); more...
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Masters Research Associate - NSIP - Systems Engineering & Integration Division (Richland, WA); Post Bachelors Research Associate - NSIP - Systems Engineering & Integration Division (Richland, WA); Electrical Safety Engineer (Richland, WA)
  • Performance Test Lead, Nordstrom | Seattle, WA
  • Intern - Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET), Infospace | Bellevue, WA
  • Cloud Sales Solution Strategist (Teleworker), Hewlett-Packard Company | Seattle, WA
  • Technical Product Manager - Services Management Software, Hitachi Data Systems | Bellevue, WA
  • Information Tester, GenuineIT LLC | Olympia, WA
  • Systems Administrator, Bitsoft International | Vancouver, WA

CampusPoint Jobs

  • Software Tester, Portland
  • Application Programmer, Portland
  • Interface Engineer, Portland
  • Web Developer, Portland
  • Software Developer- Reputation Technology, Portland
  • Web Developer, Portland
  • Android Application Developer, Portland
  • Web Software Developer - Java, Portland
  • Programming Intern, Portland


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