Weekly Career Services Newsletter–Feb 27

VCU ENGINEERING CAREER SERVICES

UPCOMING EVENTS—

8-Mar Time Warner Corporate Connection Coffee Hour and Info Session, Thursday 9-10 am in West Hall, Noon-1 in East Hall E1221.  Come network with representatives from Time Warner Cable over bagels and coffee from 9-10 in West Hall Lower Lobby.  Join them again for lunch at noon in East Hall E1221.  Learn how computer science and engineering are integral to the success of Time Warner Cable.   

8-Mar Altria Presents: The X Factor, Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm, Snead Hall B3187
  Some people have it and some don’t.  YOU can learn the interpersonal communications skills that set you apart from other candidates in the job market. Reception follows. 

22-Mar Altria Presents: Winning Presentations, Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm, Snead Hall B3187
  Learn the tricks to preparing and delivering outstanding presentations. Reception follows. 
 
27-Mar Ultimate Engineer: DuPont Tejin Films Presents: The Business of Engineering, Tuesday 5:30-7:00 pm, East Hall E1221 
Engineers from DuPont Tejin Films discuss how innovative engineering design, marketing, and efficient manufacturing  drives successful product innovation.  Reception with industry professionals follows at 7:00 pm.  Sponsored by: The Altria Family of Companies

18-Apr Ultimate Engineer: Trane Presents: Sustainable Engineering in the 21st Century, Wednesday 5:30-7:00 pm, East Hall E1221
  Engineers from Trane discuss Trane’s success in developing a successful business model  that takes into account cost-effective and sustainable engineering and business practices.  Reception with industry professionals follows at 7:00 pm.  Sponsored by: The Altria Family of Companies

23-Apr Etiquette Dinner sponsored by Altria
  Protocol Officer Michele Pollard-Patrick of National Protocol will guide participants through a mocktail reception and formal 3-course meal; there is no cost to students.  This unique event will allow you develop your business etiquette skills, allowing you to be more confident as you enter the work force and attend business functions.  Sponsored by: The Altria Family of Companies
   Registration for the Etiquette Dinner will open soon

For information on upcoming events, visit our blog at http://blogs.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/upcoming-events/

 

SPOTLIGHT–

Time Warner Cable

A career with Time Warner Cable gives you the opportunity to feed your passion and foster personal growth. All while helping our customers take control of their lives through services that are simple and easy. They are free to watch their favorite TV shows whenever they want to watch them. Free to upload, download and do everything in between on the Internet. Free to get content wherever and whenever they are on the go.

Time Warner Cable will be on campus on March 8 for a Corporate Connections Coffee Hour and lunchtime information session.

Career Spots Videos are a collection of 16 job search videos.  To browse all our videos, visit this page: http://www.egr.vcu.edu/Page.aspx?id=23

JOBS–
 
Jobs can be found online at
http://blogs.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/current-jobs-internships/.  Be sure to follow us on facebook and twitter to see all current opportunities.  You can obtain hard copies from the Engineering Career Center (East Hall, B1102) or from West Hall outside the 2nd story study room.

Internships & Co-ops

Reco Biodiesel- Part-time Chemical Engineering Job- Apply Immediately!
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/part-time-cheme-job-with-reco-biodiesel.html

Microsoft- Software Development Internship- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/microsoft-corp-software-development-internship.html

CIA- Computer Science Intern- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/internship-opportunities-with-the-cia.html

CIA- Engineering Intern- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/internship-opportunities-with-the-cia.html

Numerical Applications Inc.- Internship- Apply Immediately!
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/mech-e-and-nuc-numerical-applications-summer-internship.html

DuPont- Safety Intern- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/internship-at-dupont–me-ee-clse.html

Numerical Application Inc.- Engineering Internship- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/mech-e-and-nuc-numerical-applications-summer-internship.html

 

UVa School of Medicine- Summer Research Internship Program- Deadline is February 17
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2011/12/summer-internship-at-uva-school-of-medicine.html
Full-Time Opportunities

BluePrint Automation- Junior Controls Engineer- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/junion-controls-engineering-opening-at-blueprint-automation.html

Aerotek- Applications Engineer- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/sr-ee-and-recent-ee-grads–ft-applications-engineer-position.html

DuPont Richmond- Process Engineer- Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/che-mech-e-srs-alums–ft-process-engineer-w-dupont.html

Thomas & Betts- Associate Applications Engineer- Apply by March 1
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/associate-applications-engineer-opening-at-thomas-betts.html

Appendix R Solutions- Entry-Level Electrical Engineer- Apply by March 2
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/entry-level-electrical-engineering-opening-at-appendix-r-solutions.html

Microsoft- Software Development – Apply Immediately
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/microsoft-corp–software-development-ft-position.html

Time Warner Cable- Network Data Analyst- Apply Immediately!
More info on the blog:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2011/12/network-data-analyst-opening-at-time-warner-cable.html

Current job and internship postings can always be accessed on the “Current Jobs & Internships” category of our blog at:
http://blogs.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/current-jobs-internships/  

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES–

University of South Florida- Sustainable Energy Alternatives
Summer 2012 Research Program- Apply by March 23, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/sustainable-energy-summer-research.html

University of North Texas- Bioinformatics
Summer 2012 Research Program- Apply Immediately
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/undergraduate-research-opportunity-at-university-of-north-texas.html

University of Maine- Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 12, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/undergraduate-research-opportunity-at-university-of-maine.html

Ohio University- Energy and Alternative Fuels
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is February 29, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/ohio-university-research-opportunity.html
     
University of Houston- Nanotechnology
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 26, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/02/national-science-foundation—research-experience-for-undergrads.html

Cornell Center for Materials Research
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 1, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/01/summer-2012-research-opportunity-at-cornell.html

Biomedical Device and Technologies
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 1, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/01/bme-research-opportunity.html

Interdisciplinary Water Sciences Engineering at Va Tech
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 20, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/01/summer-2012-research-opportunity-at-va-tech-1.html

Bioprocess Engineering at Va Tech
Summer 2012 Research Program- Deadline to apply is March 20, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/01/summer-2012-research-opportunity-at-va-tech.html

Sustainable Forest Bioproduct Research in Maine or Chile
Summer 2012 Program- Deadline to apply is March 31, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2011/12/undergraduate-research-opportunities-in-maine-and-chile.html

Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
Summer 2012 Program- Deadline to apply is March 1, 2012
More info:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2012/01/summer-2012-research-opportunity.html

Scholarships–

Naval Postdoctoral Fellowship Program- Deadline is rolling
Get more info here:
http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/2011/10/naval-postdoctoral-fellowship-program.html

A more comprehensive list of scholarships is available on the blog under the “Scholarships” category.  Visit the page here: http://blog.vcu.edu/ahtaylor2/scholarship-information-1/

Congratulations–

Congratulations to Dimitri Karles, who has been accepted into the University of Richmond School of Law.  Please give Dimitri your best wishes when you next see him!

Please congratulate Jonathan Monroe when you see him!  He just secured an internship with DuPont through a position marketed by Aerotek and posted on my blog.  Wishing Jonathan the best of luck!

More information about DuPont can be found here: http://www2.dupont.com/DuPont_Home/en_US/index.html

Congratulations to Grady Fields.  Grady has accepted a job offer from CapTech as a consultant starting after graduations.  Be sure to congratulate Grady when you see him!

Sujoy Chatterjee will intern with Genworth.  It took 1 phone interview and a face-to-face interview.  Congratulate Sujoy when you see him and ask about the application process!

Do you have good news to share? Email me with your internship/employment news!