Mock Interviews and other upcoming opportunities

Update Mock interviewMock Interviews will be this Wednesday, January 28th, 6-7:30pm at Career Services  on the third floor of the Student Services Building (SSB 350). The workshop will include a presentation on interview etiquette and tips, opportunities to interview with industry professionals and receive feedback, Q & A with recent graduates, and snacks! Don’t miss out on a chance to interview and network with ATK, IM Flash, Goldman Sachs, EMC, the Department of Environmental Quality, HealthEquity, Hexcel, Bard, and more! Please RSVP in order to secure your spot here. Interview attire is recommended but not required. Please bring a copy of your resume for the interviewer to view. Feel free to email uofuswepdc@gmail.com with any questions!

Girl Scout Night is also coming up on February 20th. Join University of Utah SWE for a night of robotic fun! Girls scouts will be coming to program robots, build circuit board pieces, and explore how robots work in many different settings. Girls will get to meet female engineering students and professional engineers, and interact with them one on one to understand how they can help the world through STEM. Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night on this form! 

Scholarships

The SWE/STEP Scholarship deadline has been extended to January 27th. Here are those applications. 2015 STEP Scholarship Application. 2015 SWE Scholarship Application.

American Rock Mechanics Association

What:    University of Utah student chapter of the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)
Why:          Are you a geological, civil, mechanical, chemical, mining, or any other type of engineer? Interested in applying the principles of engineering mechanics to the design of rock structures in mining, drilling, reservoir production, underground excavation, open pit mines, oil and gas wells, road cuts or any other civil construction activity?  Come share your goals, interests, and ideas with us!
When:        Thursday, January 29th @ 5:00 pm
Where:       FASB Room 250

Free Practice MCAT

Altius Test Prep is offering a FREE PRACTICE MCAT EXAM. This will be 1/2 length and cover the MCAT 2015 material. This is a great opportunity to get a look at what the new test will be like and see questions on the new material for MCAT 2015. Altius Test Prep has created 10 FULL LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS that will match MCAT 2015 in content and question type. Altius exams were created with the help of over 40 Ph.D.’s using the same double-blind, peer reviewed, standardized development process used by the AAMC. Because they are standardized our tests will be STATISTICALLY IDENTICAL to the real MCAT.

When: Saturday, January 24th from 10:00-2:30

Where: Marriott Library, Room 1160

Please RSVP to todd@altiustestprep.com to reserve your seat, and please say which school you are from.

New Semester! Spring 2015

Happy New Semester! We are planning lots of great SWE activities. Here’s whats coming up on the calendar so far:

Mock InterviewsUpdate Mock interview

Join us for a Mock Interview Workshop on Wednesday, January 28th from 6-7:30pm at Career Services, on the third floor of the Student Services Building! The workshop will include a presentation on interview etiquette and tips, opportunities to interview with industry professionals and receive feedback, Q & A with recent graduates, and snacks! Please RSVP in order to secure your spot at here.Interview attire is recommended but not required. Please bring a copy of your resume for the interviewer to view. Feel free to email uofuswepdc@gmail.com with any questions! There will be representatives from ATK, Bard, HealthEquity, EMC, Hexcel, and Goldman Sachs.

Girl Scout Night – February 20th
 
Join University of Utah SWE for a night of robotic fun! Program your own robot, build circuit board pieces, create robotic elements, and explore how robots work in many different settings, from far away worlds to beside our bodies’ cells. Girls will get to meet female engineering students and professional engineers, and interact with them one on one to understand how they can help the world through STEM. Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night on this form! Please remember that this is a commitment to work with these young ladies and if you are unable to volunteer you need to email outreach.uofuswe@gmail.com so that accommodations can be made for the activities.
Keep an eye out for information about more great events coming soon.
Job Opportunities

Infosys Limited would like to invite everyone to apply for their new hire positions.

More details on the position:

  • Hiring locations
    • Plano, Chicago, New York/New Jersey, Atlanta and Newark, CA
  • Hiring Systems Engineers with a year of exp. (internships will count as exp. -see details on job description)
    • Undergraduate degree in technology, computer engineer, etc.
    • Graduation date between Dec. 2014-June 2015
    • Training will be offered for approx.. 10-12 weeks

Apply here: https://jobs.infosys.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25633&siteid=5157&areq=6262BR&Codes=DRCAMPUS

The FBI is accepting undergraduate and post-graduate applications for their Cyber Internship Program, and would like your Society of Women Engineers students to apply. Cyber-skilled interns receive on-the-job training and exposure to national and international cyber investigations. Due: Jan 20th

Application: http://www.aftercollege.com/t/hERkY1OTU0RE/77HQYfAmz0AkJwOX/

Bagel Week

Finals Week is here! Remember if you need to refuel between finals or while you’re studying, stop by the WEB Tutoring Center for free bagels and coffee!

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Also, save the date for Mock Interviews January 28th at 6pm. This will be a great chance to practice interviewing skills.

Mock Interview Flyer

Wrapping up the Semester

10358982_402083936609374_7757684047518014449_oFinals are coming up and we have some events to help you make it through the semester!

Thursday, December 11th at 7:30 pm in WEB 1450 is the SWE Study Success Party. It is part of the SWE Sisters Mentoring Program and is open to all. There will be a presentation by the Student Success Advocates with tips to help you prepare for finals. There will also be hot chocolate and cookies!

There will also be free bagels for Bagel Week Monday through Wednesday of finals week. Come to the WEB tutoring center between 9am and 2pm to refuel with free bagels and coffee. 

Just a reminder that the Regional Conference Application is due December 12th if you would like funding to go to regional conference.

Other Opportunities
 
Interested in being a FIRST Lego League mentor? West High is looking for someone to help coach from Jan 3 – February 17, 2015. They will be meeting everyday, Monday though Friday after school at West High school.  They also work the final weekend on Saturday all day as well.

Contact Enrique Arce-Larreta at Enrique.Arce-Larreta@slcschools.org

SWE scholarships are now available.
Apply here:

Autoliv tour and other updates

imageAutoliv Tour

There are still a few spots left for the Autoliv tour Tuesday (tomorrow!). Carpools will be leaving at 1pm and returning around 4-4:30 pm. Email uofuswepdc@gmail.com ASAP if you would like to come.

 

Regional Conference

Each year SWE hosts a regional conference for each of the 13 regions in the US. The University of Utah SWE section is in Region B and this years conference is being held in San Luis Obispo, CA from February 27th to March 1st. More information can be found here.
The University of Utah section also gives out funding each year for some SWE members to attend. You must be a registered member nationally, and be somewhat involved in the section.  There are different levels of funding, including some or all of the items listed below.
1. Registration
2. Travel
3. Hotel
Even if you are not granted funding you are highly encouraged to attend the conference as it is a great opportunity to become more involved in SWE as a national organization.
The application is attached, the due date is December 12th, 2014.
The region is also granting money for conference travel and the application can be found here, although the due date is December 1st.
Other Opportunites
STEP club is a new club on campus.

STEP: Science, Technology, Engineering, Programs is the higher education component of MESA. MESA: Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement is a statewide program. Membership is open to all races, although the program seeks to work with underrepresented population (female and ethnic minority) students, who are interested in the sciences. Please see the attached document for further information. STEP Club.

Job Finding:
Mercer, a human resources adviser to the world’s leading employers, is introducing a game-based career matching tool targeted to engineering students and graduates.
The game can be found hereand feedback can be sent to Katerina Rodriguez at katerina.rodriguez@mercer.com
 
Intel is looking for interns and New Hires. Bachelors, Masters and PhD students are encouraged to apply. 
Scholarships:
AfterCollege is giving away a variety of scholarships, and the deadline is Dec. 31st 

Updates of the Week – Nov 22, 2014

Thanks to everyone who came to our general member meeting and self defense workshop on Thursday night. If you haven’t seen them yet, there are some awesome action pictures on our facebook page.

Uimagepcoming Events

Autoliv tour – SWE is hosting a tour of Autoliv on Dec. 2. We will be leaving the U at 1pm and carpooling to the Ogden facility and will return around 4-4:30pm. Long pants and closed toed shoes are required. Space is limited so please RSVP to uofuswepdc@gmail.com.

 

Bagel Week – Monday Dec 15th – Thursday Dec 18th, SWE will provide free bagels and coffee in the WEB tutoring center from 9am to 2pm. Come get fueled up for your finals studying!

Regional Conference is coming up! Each year SWE sends members to regional conference; this year it’s in San Luis Obispo, CA from February 27th to March 1st.You can find out more about that conference on the Region B website. If you would like to go, you can apply for funding from the region here. These applications are due December 1st so make sure to fill them out soon. Our section also gives out funding and the application will come out mid-December. To qualify you must be a nationally registered SWE member, however if you are not a member you can attend the conference without funding.

Other Opportunities

The Technology & Venture Commercialization Office at the University of Utah is responsible for commercialization of all technologies created here at the university.  They currently have an opening for an intern/analyst which will help us understand which technologies we should invest our time/money in and help us build business models for startups that were born here at the U.  This position is paid, part time and we will work around your school schedule. If you’re interested in applying, please email your resume to david.chung@tvc.utah.edu.

Director of Utah Services, Janet Wade, is looking for engineering students interested in working with the Easter Seals-Goodwill Peer Connections Program. This program works with students with high functioning autism ages 16-24 many of whom are interested in engineering. They are looking for peer mentors who can volunteer alongside the students in the program to provide a model on social interaction. If you are interested please email Janet at janetw@esgw.org.

Here is another leadership opportunity students may be interested in. https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/36436.

Updates of the Week – Nov 15th

imageRemember to come to our General Member Meeting and Social this Thursday, Nov. 20th at 6pm. We will learning about Self Defense in the Collegiate Room of the Union Building. There will also be refreshments and a free raffle!

 

 

Volunteering Opportunities

Paul Davies is the Science Department Chair at Valley Jr. High and is looking for students to help judge their science fair.
The fair will be held on December 10th. Judges are needed between 8:30 through 10:30. The forms are supplied and they will go over the whole process. There are usually about 100 to 120 students in the fair. So they need 10-20 judges to help at the event.
Please contact Paul Davies at peavies@graniteschools.org if you are interested in helping.

Other Opportunities

The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (E3S REU) for is accepting applications for summer internship positions

.2015 E3S Summer Research Internship 

Date: June 7-August 8, 2015
Locations: UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford, Florida International University, and University of Texas at El Paso
Application Deadline: January 30, 2015

What is the E3S Summer Research Program? A 9-week program that introduces energy efficient electronics science to undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in science and engineering. Summer interns have the opportunity to join E3S researchers working in a collaborative and innovative environment to make fundamental breakthroughs in the underlying physics, chemistry, and material science of electronics systems. Learn more at: www.e3s-center.org/research/ For additional information, join us for our upcoming online webinar to learn more about the application process: December 3rd at 3pm PST. RSVP online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015E3SREUWebinarQuestions: Contact Lea Marlor at e3sprograms@e3s-center.org or 510-664-4882