Fall Break Updates

Happy Fall Break! 

Remember to register to volunteer for Girl Scout Night Jr. here.
This year’s theme is Robots Rock and it will be held Friday, Nov 7th at 6pm.

Also a tip for when school starts up again, SWE leadership tutors in the Warnock Engineering tutoring center (in WEB across from the deans office) The schedule is posted on the glass with subjects and times those tutors are available or reply to this email with subjects you are interested in and we can also provide that information. (All tutoring in the Engineering Tutoring center is free of charge).

Opportunities
Mechanical Engineering Internship:
Company: Ovivo
They design products for water treatment plants. The main task will be creating and editing 3D models and putting them on drawings, and organizing the associated bill of materials.
https://ovivowater.applicantpro.com/jobs/145745.html

Best Friends Animal Society Volunteering
Best Friends Animal Society is having their annual No Kill Utah event and they still need volunteers! If you interested please register at https://volunteers.bestfriends.org/?nd=m_home

Resume Workshop and other happenings

Resume Workshop Oct14SWE is hosting a Resume Workshop this Monday, October 5th! 
5 pm in WEB 1230.
Come fine tune your resume before you start applying for internships!
See this flier, and there will be free food!
Out next big outreach event, Girl Scout Night Jr. is coming up. If you’re interested in volunteering register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14CyYc-SA9jnCdfDAOBXNLKC5HLPEMFZ1eCPVRgnA4i0/viewform
The event is November 7th at 6 pm in the Warnock Engineering Building. It is a great event and a lot of fun.
Founders Day Scholarship – Deadline November 3rd
The Alumni Association is accepting applications from current students for the 2015 Founders Day Scholarship for full tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. We are looking for an outstanding student who has made contributions to the University and the community and who has overcome difficult circumstances or challenges.
In addition, we will award at least six $4,000 Achievement Scholarships from the pool of Founders Day Scholarship applicants.
Alumni Association scholarship applications are available online at www.alumni.utah.edu/scholarships.

Updates of the Week – Sep 27th

We had a great Evening with Industry event this Wednesday. You can look at a few photos from the event here and on our facebook page.

On Friday, girls scouts grades 2-5 came to the Exploring CHEMS workshop hosted by SWE. They learned about engineering while enjoying activities such as candy bar strength testing, cleaning up an oil spill, and making bioplastic.

Our next outreach event will be Robots Rock: Girl Scout Night Jr. Register to volunteer here. 

Job Opportunities

Goldman Sachs has many recruiting events.

General Motors has a meet and greet event Sept 29, 5-6:30 pm. It will be held in Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, room 7180.

Updates of the Week – September 20th, 2014

SWE Upcoming Events

Evening with Industry is this Wednesday, September 24th. Preregistration is now closed, but you can still come at 6pm to get one of the few remaining spots. Tickets will be $12 at the door.

Materials Science Engineering and Chemical Engineering Girl Scout Patch Workshop: We will have 50 girl scouts coming on September 26th to learn about MSE and ChemE and we still need more volunteers from 5pm-8:30pm! We will be doing fun activities like making bioplastic, cleaning up oil spills, and testing candy bars.
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the volunteer form and you will be contacted: http://tiny.cc/q9zmlx.
Company Visits
Sandia National Labs:
Information Session Monday September 22nd at 3 pm in SSB 380. Food will be provided!
Goldman Sachs:
Event for Women in Technology
9/24/2014 6-8 pm Bill and Pat Child Community Hall, Room 7170 & 7189

Other Events

Student Survival Skills Workshops: there are upcoming events on Test Taking. More information here. 

Free Kaplan Practice Test September 20th. Tests offered:  MCAT (current)-10:00 AM, GRE-10:00 AM, LSAT-10:30 AM. Visit www.kaptest.com/practice for more information.

Updates of the Week – September 13th

SWE Events Sign up for Evening with Industry on the 24th. Some companies spots are filling up fast so make sure you reserve your seat soon.

Screen Shot 2014-09-12 at 12.53.29 PMJoin fellow engineers at Glendale Middle School for Legacy of Lowell service day on September 20th.

SWE will be hosting a Girl Scout Patch Workshop on Chemical Engineering and Materials Science on the 26th and would love to have you volunteer!

Scholarships Aftercollege.com has scholarships with a deadline of September 30th.

 

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Sandia National Laboratories will be on campus on September 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. Here is the flyer with all of their information.
Edwards Lifesciences will be coming to campus on September 23rd for the Science and Engineering Career Fair
  • Technical Development Program: This 18-month, full-time, broad spectrum rotational program offers four hands-on work rotations that deliver multi-product exposure across all businesses and functions.
  • University Engineering ProgramGain a highly-focused specialization in one of four business units: Cardiac Surgery Systems, Critical Care, Heart Valve Therapy, or Transcatheter Heart Valves.

They invite students at UofU to submit their resume to be considered for their on-campus interview sessions. When you apply, you’ll automatically be considered for both programs. The deadline date to submit your resume through your career center will be midnight on Friday, September 26, 2014.

Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Finance division is hosting a networking event on Tuesday, October 7, inviting potential 2015 full-time analyst candidates in the Salt Lake City area. The goal of the event is to identify strong candidates for our 2015 full-time roles within the Credit Risk team.
Interested candidates to apply for this event at goldmansachs.com/careers
 
The Navy
They will be presenting on September 22nd at noon in the Meldrum Civil Engineering Building – Layton Auditorium.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

There are some great volunteer opportunities coming up.

September 20th is Legacy of Lowell Service Day. Screen Shot 2014-09-12 at 12.53.29 PM

Come volunteer with other engineers on the Glendale Middle School Landscaping Project. There will be free breakfast, free lunch, and a bus leaving from the Heritage Center at 7:45am for transportation to Glendale Middle School. The event is 8:30 am-12:30 pm. See the flier for all the details.

On September 26th the U of U SWE will be running a patch workshop for the Girl Scouts of Utah. Exploring CHEMS is a Materials Science Engineering and Chemical Engineering Patch Workshop. We will be exploring these engineering disciplines with the girls through fun activities such as making bioplastic, simulating an oil spill, and testing the strength of candy bars. We need volunteers for the event on September 26th from 5-8:30pm. The event will be held on the lower level of WEB (L104 area). Sign up to volunteer here: http://tiny.cc/q9zmlx.

If you haven’t volunteered for a girl scout event before, you will also need to fill out the volunteer form on this page (it is the second option). Check the box for “Event Program Volunteer” when you get to that point.
View all of our Upcoming Events including these and Evening with Industry on our Upcoming Events page.

Evening with Industry Companies

EWI Flyer

The following companies will be attending Evening with Industry this year:

Autoliv
BD Medical
Chevron
EMC
GE Healthcare
Goldman Sachs
KBR
Questar
Sandia National Labs
Schlumberger
Space Dynamics Lab
T.D. Williamson
WesTech

 

Students who register early have a better chance of being able to sit with their preference, so sign up today on the right side bar or here.