Upcoming Outreach Opportunities

Engineering presentation at Valley City Middle School (West Valley City, 7th and 8th graders) Wednesday, March 11 – mid-morning. Carpool from University.
Email outreach.uofuswe@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information!


Engineering scholarships and resources at West High School. Wednesday, March 18th – 8:30 am and 11:30 am (SLC) Carpool from University.
Email outreach.uofuswe@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information!


The College of Engineering will be hosting Elementary Engineering week from March 22-28. This is when multiple elementary schools come to campus to perform different engineering activities. We are needing student volunteers to help with all these events. Sign up using the link below. http://www.coe.utah.edu/eeweek_volunteer. Contact Amanda at amanda.may@utah.edu with any questions


The 2015 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF) is just 19 days away and will be held on March 24-26, 2015 at Rice Eccles Stadium.
SLVSEF needs 250 judges to make sure that each student is judged the number of times needed.  As a judge, you will be assigned to a student who has done research in an area that you are comfortable and familiar with.  If you are able to judge, please register at http://slvsef.org/judges/register.


LEGO showcase and Expo, Girl Scouts of Utah office (Murray).Saturday, April 4th – 12-3pm. Transportation TBD. Email outreach.uofuswe@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information!


“Day in the Life of a female engineering student”
Wednesday, April 8th – 7:45 am-2 pm
High school girls from around the area come to campus to follow us to classes
Email outreach.uofuswe@gmail.com to volunteer or for more information!

Nominating Officers for next year and new mentoring opportunity

We are currently seeking nominations for SWE officer and non-elected positions for the 2015-2015 school year. Nominations must be submitted to uofuswe@gmail.com by February 27th at 5:00 PM (self nominations are allowed). The nomination includes:
  • Which position you are running for, as well as any alternative position/s that you would be interested in performing.
  • One paragraph statement: Discuss why you are qualified for the position and past involvement within the section. This blurb will be used for elections so make sure it represents you well.
  • Photograph of yourself
Upcoming elections these positions will open on March 2nd at 5:00 PM. A list of available positions of the section (both elected or nonelected) have been provided in the document below. SWE Officer Positions
Please vote during the election period from March 2nd at 6:00 PM to April 1st at 6:00 PM. Election winners will be notified on Wednesday, April 1st and are required to attend the upcoming leadership summit date and location to be determined.  If you have any questions about positions or concerns about the election process, please contact uofuswe@gmail.com
Have you ever wanted to have a professional mentor?
The Women’s Tech Council is looking for female engineering students who want to connect with a professional mentor.
Join us on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:00pm for a chance to meet your mentor. More details to follow.
Please email your name and major to Laura at uofuswepdc@gmail.com to register.

Galentines Day and Panda Express Fundraiser

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SWE is also hosting a “Galentine’s Day” party where we will be making valentines for veterans (and anyone else you want to make a valentine for!), as well as watching Parks and Rec and eating snacks. Join us next Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30 to 6:30 in WEB 1460.

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Fundraising!

If you like the activities SWE sponsors think about helping us by visiting Panda Express in the Union next Wednesday February 11th. Present the flier at left to support our organization and also get a Free Small Drink!


Girl Scout Night

Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night: Robots Rock on February 20th on this form!
http://goo.gl/forms/U7kNxQWrnq.


Other Opportunities:

Cardinal Scholars is a service that connects tutors with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students seeking help. Tutoring sessions can take place at the student’s home, at a nearby library, on the tutor’s campus, or even via Skype.

New tutors can join our platform to be considered for local opportunities that match their subject skills and weekly availability.

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We connect tutors all over the country with students in their area for in-person tutoring – as well as online sessions – so you can tutor in your hometown during breaks and in your college town during the school year!

To learn more, please visit cardinalscholars.com/about and check out our FAQ’s for tutors.

Edwards Lifesciences will be coming to campus Tuesday, February 17th for an Information Session. They are also hiring top university talent for their 2015 Internship Programs.

UoU Information Session
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP in advance

Are you interested in applying for an internship project with Edwards Lifesciences in 2015?

Our internship recruitment period is from February through May 2015. Specific internship projects will be identified during this time for which qualified candidates will be contacted for further discussion.

We invite students at UofU to submit their resume to be considered for our internship program. When you apply, you’ll automatically be considered for opportunities that fit your background and skill set, but you can also apply to specific postings on our careers website at Edwards.com/Careers.

ES3 is looking for a….

Project Engineer – Clearfield, UT (Full-Time) General Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of mechanical engineering functions to include, but not limited to, classical stress analysis, finite element analysis, modeling, aircraft system level requirements analysis, and fatigue analysis on a variety of military platforms. This position also requires the candidate to be able to read and produce detailed drawings for component and system level designs. This is a multi-faceted position that requires a variety of engineering skills.  Applicant must be a good problem solver, be self-motivated and work well in a team-oriented environment.

How to Apply:  To be considered for this position, qualified candidates can submit resume with contact information toapply@es3inc.com.  We at ES3 greatly appreciate applicants who submit well-written, comprehensive, and well-formatted material. Please reference UT Project Engineer  in the subject line.

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