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New: ACEC Fall 2017 Scholarship Information

ACEC California – San Joaquin Valley Chapter will be awarding scholarships to 2 individuals in an engineering or land surveying curriculum at California State University, Fresno or University of California, Merced for the Fall 2017 semester. The scholarship award amount will be $750-$1,000 for each award.
 
DEADLINE: Applications, transcripts and recommendation forms must be received by 5:00 PM PT on Friday, November 17, 2017
 
Visit here for application requirements and information

ASUCM Academic Affairs Fellowship and Undergraduate Research Symposium

Interested in completing your own research project? The Associated Students of UC Merced (ASUCM) would like to assist in funding your research interests! Apply today to the ASUCM Academic Affairs Fellowships and Undergraduate Research Symposium (FURS) and receive up to $1,000 in   research grant funds. For more information and to apply visit asucm.ucmerced.edu/furs or attend the following Applicant Information Sessions:
 
Applicant Information Sessions:
February 6th, 2017: 3pm – 6pm, Bobcat Lair
February 16th, 2017: 1:30pm – 3pm, Bobcat Lair
 
The deadline for applications is February 17th, 2017 by 11:59pm.
 
Pleasecontact Andre Frise, Director of Academic Affairs, with any questions or to schedule a separate meeting Applicant Information Session: afrise@ucmerced.edu
 

REU @UCSD-Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Program Highlights: 
* $500 per Week stipend and on-campus housing
* Presentation at UCSD Research Symposium and BMES National Meeting
* GRE Prerep
 
Eligibility:
* Full-time undergraduate student and 18+ years old
* U.S. citizen or permanent resident
* Women, underrepresented minorities and military veterans are encouraged to apply
 
Important Dates: 
* Application deadline: February 15th
* Notification Date: March 15th
*Program Dates: June 24th - August 19th
 
For more information and application: 
 

Maryland Sea Grant Summer REU Program

We bring upper-level undergraduate students to the Chesapeake Bay to conduct individual research projects with a scientist-mentor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. We select undergrads in many disciplines, including engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, ecology and marine and environmental science.
 
We are accepting applications through February 15. 
Please visit our website to find out more: www.mdsg.umd.edu/reu
 
DETAILS:
 
* Where? Chesapeake Biological Lab and Horn Point Lab, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
* Program Flyer download http://bit.ly/MDSGREU17 
 
* 12-week program: May 21 to August 13, 2017.
* $6,000 stipend plus housing and travel support to and from host institution
* Applications due: February 15, 2017
 
 

Harvard-Amgen Scholars

The Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program is a ten-week faculty mentored residential summer research program for undergraduates in biotechnology. Through this program, a diverse cohort of rising undergraduate juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to work in laboratories of faculty across the Harvard campus. In addition to an engaging, formative research experience, Harvard-Amgen Scholars will live among over 300 undergraduates residents of the Harvard Summer Undergraduate Research Village community in one of the historic Houses along the Charles River. Please check out our flyer here for an overview of the program and benefits.

I would appreciate it if you would forward this message on my behalf to your undergraduate scientists who may be interested in applying. The deadline to submit complete applications is Wednesday, February 1, 2017.  More information about the Harvard-Amgen Scholar Program, as well as eligibility criteria and the application process may be found at http://uraf.harvard.edu/amgen-scholars.  The Amgen Scholars Program website, which includes information about all of the U.S. and international programs available this coming summer may be found at www.amgenscholars.com

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly at cvaldez@fas.harvard.edu.

 

New: Institute for Broadening Participation

The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. 

Browse 77 different fellowship and scholarship listings here:

http://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?u=&r=&s=&i=&link=&sm=&sd=&sy=&endm=&endd=&endy=&sa=either&p=YesPortable&o=either&c=either&f=&dd=&ft=&submit=y&adv=adv

 

Rentec Direct's Tech Mastery Scholarship

Overview

Here at Rentec Direct, we recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best dividends for the future. To further support the goals and dreams of future technology influencers, Rentec Direct developed a scholarship fund for students pursuing a career in Computer Science.

About the scholarship

Rentec Direct wants to help you to complete your education that will transform your dreams into reality. Rentec Direct will offer up to four $500.00 scholarships per year to outstanding college students pursuing an education in Computer Science, software development or other closely related fields of study.

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled, or intend to be enrolled, full-time in a computer science degree program, or related field, at an accredited US college or university.  To be considered, applicants must be in good-standing and should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  

High school seniors planning to attend an accredited university for Computer Science the following term are encouraged to apply.  

Only one application is allowed per student per calendar year. Submission deadlines are October 21st (fall) and April 15th (spring). Scholarships will be awarded on June 1st (spring) and December 1st (fall).

Application process

Applicants should submit an essay not to exceed 1000 words explaining, in their view, how technology evolved to make an everlasting impact for internet based organizations in the last 5 years. Your essay will be judged on the level of creativity, humor (we love to laugh), and content.

You should submit a brief cover letter explaining why you are pursuing the degree you have chosen and how it will benefit you in your future.

Email your scholarship packet to scholarship@rentecdirect.com.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Application Essay
  • Contact Information
  • A copy of your academic transcript
  • University Enrollment Status (current students) OR
    University Acceptance letter for High School Seniors or New Graduate Students

Nourish Technology Inc. CSE Intern

Seeking a curious computer sciene and engineering intern to teach robotics how to cook.

Responsibilities include development of novel electro-mechanical devices to produce gourmet food, controls designs of actuates systems, quick prototyping/learning cycles, testing, analysis, simulation to learn how systems behave, collaborating with peers and vendors to execute design, and going from sketches to product launch.

Details:

Summer opportunity (May-August), paid internship with wage commesurate with experience, opportunity to receive academic independent research credit through UC Berkeley (position based in Berkeley, CA - schedule and remote work is negotiable), and enjoy tasty breakfast sandwiches and craft coffee.

To apply, send the following into to peter+careers@breakfastbox.com:

- resume

- a link to a website (or equivalent i.e. 1 page PDG attachment) highlighting a project you were proud to have worked on

- 2 sentences on why you want to work at Nourish Technology

- a few sentences on the last thing you were curiousa bout and what you learned about it

For flyer, click [New] Nourish Technology CSE Intern

Nourish Technology Inc. ME Intern

Seeking a curious computer sciene and engineering intern to teach robotics how to cook.

Responsibilities include development of novel electro-mechanical devices to produce gourmet food, controls designs of actuates systems, quick prototyping/learning cycles, testing, analysis, simulation to learn how systems behave, collaborating with peers and vendors to execute design, and going from sketches to product launch.

Details:

Summer opportunity (May-August), paid internship with wage commesurate with experience, opportunity to receive academic independent research credit through UC Berkeley (position based in Berkeley, CA - schedule and remote work is negotiable), and enjoy tasty breakfast sandwiches and craft coffee.

To apply, send the following into to peter+careers@breakfastbox.com:

- resume

- a link to a website (or equivalent i.e. 1 page PDG attachment) highlighting a project you were proud to have worked on

- 2 sentences on why you want to work at Nourish Technology

- a few sentences on the last thing you were curiousa bout and what you learned about it

For flyer click [New] Nourish Technology ME Intern

CRM Administrator & Applications Programmer (Contract)

UC Merced is currently looking for a CRM Administrator & Applications Programmer.  We welcome you to share this opportunity with others who might be interested. Position description and link to apply are below.

The Customer Relations Management (CRM) Administrator & Applications Programmer, at UC Merced, will build tools that will support prospects, applicants, faculty, undergraduate students, summer session, and extension programs on and off campus. The Administrator will help with implementation and training for all Enrollment Management departments. Incumbent will organize, manage, & prioritize responsibilities in a self-directed, team-oriented environment.

The CRM Administrator & Applications Programmer will be responsible for oversight, maintenance, and administration of CRM to various departments on campus. This includes helping with workflow issues, training staff, managing roles for staff in the CRM, data management, app development and/or application implementations. The initial planning and implementation of the CRM to each department will be a major responsibility of the Administrator & Applications Programmer. Writes reports from the data warehouse using tools such as Cognos to enable staff to make data informed decisions within Enrollment Management.

Applies professional programming concepts for small to medium-sized projects or portions of larger projects. Resolves a variety of programming design and implementation issues. Works on programming assignments of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Evaluates software for purchase and integration with SIS and CRM systems in the Division of Enrollment Management (DEM). Development responsibilities for all software utilized within DEM. Prepares documentation and updates documentation.

Please apply at: https://jobs.ucmerced.edu/m/mgmt/pa/position_staff_addedit.faces?positionId=6634&divisionId=2

Natural Reserve Systems - Field Studies Program

California Ecology and Conservation

  • Spend 7 weeks at UC Natural Reserves
  • Earn 19 quarter or 15 semester units
  • Limited to 27 students per course
  • Open to undergrads from all UC campuses

TOPICS COVERED

          California ecosystems • conservation science • patterns of species diversity • geomorphology • climate • plant and animal ecology

GAIN SKILLS

field research methods • statistics • experimental design • data analysis • scientific writing • public speaking

For more information: nrs.ucop.edu/fsp

 

Biosense Webster

A Johnsons & Johnson Company

Responsible for designing, identifying and screening new products and product improvements. With some supervision, manages the development phase of projects. Interfaces with Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality to develop new products and enhance existing product(s). This position requires cross-functional collaboration with other development functions (i.e. Regulatory, Manufacturing and Quality) and a broad awareness of customer and market requirements.

For more information and contact information on how to apply, please click here: Biosense Webster.

 

The Air Force Research Laboratory

For a full list of summer internship opportunities please visit: http://afrlscholars.usra.edu/opportunities/researchTopics/index.cfm

 

GEICO Achievement Award

GEICO is giving away $2,500 awards for leadership activities in achievement. If you believe you have a great story to share about an activity you performed this past year, please see this link for the application.

You are highly encouraged to apply, GEICO has given these awards to UC Merced students in the past!

 

Entry Level Jobs and Internships at Pfizer

Business Technology Intern: This is a Summer Worker Program, student will have the opportunity to spend 10 weeks at Pfizer and learn about the key role that IT plays in making the world’s largest pharmaceutical company successful. For more information and job qualifications, click here:2016_pfizer_business_technology_internship_job_description.pdf

Business Technology Rotational Associate Job: Looking for a recent graduate to contribute to the innovative culture at Pfizer. Rotations will be approximately 6-12 months each period of 18-24 months, acquiring essential skills and knowledge along the way. For more information and job qualifications, click here: 2016_pfizer_business_technology_rotational_associate_job_description.pdf.

For any questions please email: BTRotationalTeam@pfizer.com       

 

Santa Cruz Biotechnology-Entry Level Computer Science position

Santa Cruz Biotechnology is hiring a full-time, entry level position with the possibility of career advancement for Computer Science graduate to assist with wide variety of support activities across the company’s websites. This position is located in Paso Robles, in San Luis Obsipo county.

Please view the pdf documents below for more details and qualification information

computer_science-paso.pdf

computer_scientist_-_entry_level_paso.pdf

Visit their website: www.scbt.com, please send your resume to: hr@scbt.com

 

GoEngineer Webinars

Kick off your New Year with GoEngineer's free webinar series! Topics include Product Testing, 3D Printing for Medical Devices, How to Best Utilize SOLIDWORKS and many others. 

See the full calendar of courses online.

 

AccessComputing

AccessComputing provides a nationwide resource to help students with disabilities pursue careers in computing fields, and helps computing educators and employers, professional organizations and other stakeholders develop more inclusive programs and share effective practices. Students with disabilities in the United States are eligible to be AccessComputing team members. Participants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing professional careers in computing fields. You can find more information here.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

 

Pathways to Science

Find a list of opportunities for engineering students at Pathways to Science! You can follow Pathways on Facebook, too!

 

NASA Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships

Find information on the NASA Scholarship Programs here.

 

California Energy Commission Energy Analyst

The energy analyst is an entry-professional-level position with the state of California. Information about the qualifying examination and hiring process, dates of examinations and downloadable applications that can be submitted for consideration are all available online.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.