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University of Pittsburgh Opportunities

Engineering Conference Ambassador

The 2016 Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference is targeting the University of Pittsburgh this year. The admissions team is looking for motivated undergraduate students to help out as Campus Ambassadors.

As a Campus Ambassador, students will be responsible for spreading the word about the our conference to the LGBT undergrad engineering population at your school. This will involve reaching out to campus organizations and departments, meeting with student organization leaders and administrators, and ensuring that every LGBT engineering undergrad on campus knows about the opportunity to apply to the Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference. Students interested i n becoming a Campus Ambassadors should apply here: https://airtable.com/shrpPkrk7mk2JLnRm

Scholarship Opportunities

GenHERation and Women in Toys $2,500 Scholarship Competition

GenHERation and Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment (WIT) have partnered together to award a talented young woman a $2,500 scholarship in 2017.
The WIT Scholarship is intended to honor the achievements of women who are studying in the fields of business, engineering, entrepreneurship, and toy design. The scholarship is designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of students across WIT industries. Candidates have the opportunity to apply for the annual scholarship on the basis of merit, innovation, and leadership. The scholarship is available to be used by the recipients to further enhance their academic goals. Recipients are announced in February at the WIT Wonder Women Awards Gala.

Every student who submits an application will also be entered into our lottery and eligible to win one of ten mentoring sessions with a female executive in the toy industry. Please submit your application here by Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST and email info@genheration.com with any questions.

MigVapor Scholarship

This is an essay contest and $3,000 in scholarships are being awarded to students who share their vision of the smoke-free world each semester.
It is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years old or older.
Applicants must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or in the District of Columbia.
You can find some more information by clicking here.

Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to help budding entrepreneurs take a step in the direction of fulfilling their entrepreneurial dreams. The $1000 Scholarship is open to all students across the world, who are 18+ years of age and are enrolled in any School/College/University for the year 2016-17. Please click here for more information!

College Success for Women in STEM

Affordable Colleges Online offers many scholarships for women in STEM. More information about scholarships, programs, and organizations can be found by clicking here.

AlcoRehab Scholarship

AlcoRehab works towards raising awareness of the alcohol abuse and addiction issues and is hoping to encourage as many people as possible to realize the potential consequences of their drinking habits.
The scholarship recipients will be selected through an essay contest, and essays are judged based on their originality and content. There are no costs associated with submitting an application for this scholarship, and the next application period begins October 10.
Please click here to apply

StudySoup Future Innovators Scholarship

About the Future Innovators Scholarship Program
Equal access to education is one of the main pillars of StudySoup's values. To further propagate access to education for all, StudySoup recently announced a $2,000 scholarship for outstanding students enrolling in or continuing to pursue education opportunities.

Who is eligible:
Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria:
Currently attending high school
Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

How to apply:
Follow this link to the application form: https://studysoup.com/scholarship
You'll need to submit 3 short writing segments to be considered for this scholarship.

Deadline:
Spring: March 1st 2017

About StudySoup
StudySoup is a Peer-to-Peer Learning Marketplace that connects top students in the class with those who need a little help. Top students can upload their notes, and study guides to the StudySoup Marketplace, and their peers can purchase those study materials, earning the seller a sweet income.

Internship, Co-op, and Research Opportunities

KPCB Product and Design Internship and Full-Time Job Opportunity

I wanted to reach out and let you know that the KPCB Product Fellows program and the KPCB Design Fellows Program are now accepting applications until January 31st: click here to apply.
The program has a lot to offer including:
An exciting summer internship at one of our companies like Slack, Uber, Flipboard, Livongo and Doordash for summer work experiences (for Design) and a full-time role (for Product)
Exclusive access to events and programming with our partners at Kleiner Perkins, CEO's and executives across a variety of our portfolio companies
Fun social events like sailing to Angel Island, kayaking and paintball
An opportunity to connect with some of the brightest entrepreneurs across the country wanting to make an impact in San Francisco and Silicon Valley

Here are a couple of quick videos to learn more about the summer:
Summer in Silicon Valley
Making an impact

INROADS Internship

INROADS has exciting summer internship opportunities with DuPONT. We are actively looking for dynamic candidates for the positions. See details by clicking on documents.

Who qualifies for the internships?
Rising Seniors (Spring 2018 Graduates preferred) Will consider Rising Juniors (Spring 2019 Graduates)
Mechanical Engineering and supply chain majors
GPA 3.0 and higher
ABET accredited school
US Citizens or Permanent Residents
Must have transportation
DuPont does not provide relocation support. However, INROADS can assist with relocation for students who need it.

Where are the internships located?
Mechanical Engineering opportunities ( Locations: Richmond, Va, Parlin, NJ, and Newark DE)
Supply Chain opportunities (Located in Wilmington, DE)

How do you express interest in the positions?
Send resumes to Tanaisha Brisbon at tbrisbon@inroads.org
We prefer to receive resumes in the INROADS format. See resume template attached.
Mechanical Engineering Document
Supply Chain Document
Resume Template

Box Summer Internship

My name is Megan Dalessio and I work on the Recruiting team at Box, a publicly-owned software company in the Silicon Valley. Our Engineering team is looking to bring on a team of paid summer Interns who are curious, motivated, and currently college juniors.
Aside from perks like free meals, fun colleagues, and casual dress, Box Interns have the opportunity to create serious impact. You'll work on real projects with the aim of shipping your code to production by the end of the summer. To ensure your success, you'll be embedded within a small team of about 5 engineers and paired with a mentor and a manager who will both act as resources to you.

You can read a bit more about the specifics and apply to the program by clicking here

FedEx Internships

FedEx Services paid summer internships are a great way to gain practical business experience, knowledge, and skills that will be beneficial as you prepare to begin your professional career. If selected to participate in the internship program, you will become part of a team working on projects that directly impact our company. Although FedEx is known to deliver packages, FedEx Services was founded to support the enterprise through our back office functions including a variety of IT and business fields. If you are a student pursuing a degree in one of the related fields, our internship positions are a great start to a possible future career. Not to mention, FedEx Services internships are available in cities across the US.
How to Apply:
We are now accepting applications and encourage students to apply as soon as possible. We target students at junior level and above (i.e., students typically intern between their junior and senior years of college or during graduate school). To be considered, all candidates must apply online:
1. Visit careers.fedex.com
2. Search keyword: Intern
3. View postings to see where your major fits
4. Apply to all areas of interest

City Internships

For 2017, we will be offering spring, summer, fall and winter programs in 12 locations- London, Paris, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney & Hong Kong.

Click here to apply

i. Three Friends, One Enviable Summer. Sponsored summer 2017 places for a trio of friends. For our Q4 2016 scholarship contest, I am pleased to announce that we are offering three sponsored places for a trio of friends to join a program of their choosing together in summer 2017. We're inviting a trio of friends to team up and record a short video to win. At least two of the three must be current students. They may be studying at the same or different colleges. Learn more here: Click here I will send notifications of our in-house and third-party sponsored scholarship contests at the start of each quarter.
ii. We're growing. New locations, industries and programs. For 2017, we will be offering spring, summer, fall and winter programs in 12 locations: London, Paris, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney & Hong Kong. With internship placements in 9 industries: Banking & Financial Services, Marketing, Advertising and PR, Consulting and Professional Services, Technology and Engineering, Entertainment, Media and Journalism, Law and Politics, Art, Fashion & Design, Charities, NFPs & NGOs, Start-Ups & Entrepreneurship. For 2017, we will be offering two core program types: Global Explorer Program: 8-week immersive internship* + Career Navigator Series + Future Leaders Series + Group Events & Excursions. Global Accelerator Program: 2-week intensive course** + 6-week high-impact internship* + Career Navigator Series + Future Leaders Series + Group Events & Excursions. * More than 65 per cent of our alumni get hired by their host company. Your internship may last more than 8 or 6-weeks if you and your host company wish. ** Courses available in: Investment Banking; Digital Marketing; Business Development & Sales; Coding & Design.

Toshiba-Westinghouse

Penn State's Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering is now accepting applications for an outstanding undergraduate summer research program in the nuclear field at Penn State: the Toshiba-Westinghouse Undergraduate Fellows Program: www.mne.psu.edu/TWFP.
Made possible through a gift from Toshiba-Westinghouse, the Toshiba-Westinghouse Undergraduate Fellows Program is a 10-week paid summer program that provides an unparalleled opportunity for undergraduates to obtain hands-on research experience and professional development in the nuclear field at Penn State. Students will work closely with a faculty mentor on a state-of-the-art nuclear research project, and will have terrific opportunities to network with industry representatives and participate in site visits to locations such as Three Mile Island. The program runs from May 30 to August 4, 2017. Fellows will receive a $6000 stipend as well as on-campus housing. We will accept applications until January 31, 2017.
Penn State's Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering would like to invite applications for this paid summer research experience from outstanding undergraduate students in engineering, computer science, physics or chemistry with an interest in the nuclear field. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year by the start of summer 2017 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

More information about the program and the online application can be found at www.mne.psu.edu/TWFP.

Intel Corporation

With opportunities to change roles, teams and even locations, you have the power to shape your ideal career. At Intel, we offer a broad range of BS, MS and PhD opportunities in the following technical disciplines:Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental or Safety Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science, Math/Statistics, and Mechanical Engineering.

Join our talent network so we can share amazing opportunities at Intel with you: Click Here to Apply

Full Time Job Opportunities

National Security Agency

At NSA, you will find the most extraordinary people doing the most extraordinary work to help defend the nation and protect critical national security systems. Finite field theory, quantum computing, RF engineering, discrete mathematics : all of these specialties and more, rolled up into an organization that leads the world in foreign signals intelligence and information assurance. Will you join us?
NSA has openings for the following positions. Please use a desktop computer to activate the links or search by Job ID and apply online.

Computer Network Operator : Job ID 1076267 : Use advanced software applications for network navigation, tactical forensic analysis and collection of valuable intelligence information.

Systems Engineer : Job ID 1076236 : Develop new technology that is years ahead of commercial release to work on mission-critical products.

Information Assurance/Security Professionals : Job ID 1075849 : Develop cutting-edge security solutions to detect and mitigate vulnerabilities and threats.

Software Engineer : Job ID 1076237 : Develop new technologies, test approaches, research solutions and solve problems of national consequence.

It is extraordinary work for an extraordinary cause: the safety and security of the United States of America.

Learn more about NSA career opportunities at IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA, our new, official careers site.

Delta Airport Consultants

Delta Airport Consultants takes civil engineering concepts and applies them to the planning, design, and development of airports. We are actively looking for aviation enthusiasts to start work in our Charlotte, NC office in June 2017! Check out the attached flyer about our rotational LAUNCH program.
Please click here to view the Flyer

Intel Corporation

With opportunities to change roles, teams and even locations, you have the power to shape your ideal career. At Intel, we offer a broad range of BS, MS and PhD opportunities in the following technical disciplines:Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental or Safety Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science, Math/Statistics, and Mechanical Engineering.

Join our talent network so we can share amazing opportunities at Intel with you: Click Here to Apply

Imagine Pittsburgh Job Opportunities

Check out imaginepittsburgh.com for engineering job openings!

SWE Pittsburgh Professional Section Posted Job Openings

You can find detailed job postings on the SWE Pittsburgh Professional section's website at: http://pittsburgh.swe.org/job-postings.html

Full Time Opportunity at Norfolk Southern

Graduate Opportunities

Mechanical Science & Engineering (MechSE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Katrina Hagler is a graduate student recruiter for Mechanical Science & Engineering (MechSE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She would be happy to answer any questions SWE members may have about the graduate programs or the graduate school application process. The University offers a 1-year coursework-based Master of Engineering program as well as research-based Master of Science and PhD programs. Whether you are headed for industry or academia, they have a program that is right for you!

The application process is straightforward, and a few of the programs do not even require the GRE. Feel free to contact Katrina Hagler with any questions and more information can be found on their website

Katrina Hagler
Associate Director of Student Recruiting and Admissions
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
168 Mechanical Engineering Building, MC-244
(217) 244-3416
mechse-grad@illinois.edu

Webinars / Online Programs

Guides for Women in STEM from MoneyGeek.com

Women often face unique challenges in life that can dictate their financial lifestyle. MoneyGeek.com has created guides to empower women to feel confident when making financial decisions. The three guides highlight topics such as:
- Women pursuing STEM careers
- Scholarships and financial aid for women
- Crafting the right message when negotiating a salary

To visit these guides, click the following links:
MoneyGeek.com Women in STEM Careers
MoneyGeek.com: Scholarships & Grants for Women
MoneyGeek.com: Guide to Negotiating the Pay You Deserve

Affordable Colleges Online Guide to Engineering Programs

You can find more information about online engineering degrees and programs guide here: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/

Free Computer Science Courses

Check out these links to free computer science courses from udemy.

Web Development Courses
Programming Language Courses
Mobile App Courses
The Pong Project

Other Opportunities

None at this time.