Elevator Pitch Competition

The Elevator Pitch Competition will be held on Wednesday, 11/12 at the Continental Fire Company.  Open to public at 6:00, and the competition will begin at 6:30.  Pitchers and performers need to be there by 5:00 pm.  Cash bar.  All ages welcome. Please see the attached flyer for additional information.

Please have interested individuals/teams contact Cody Benz: csbenz@mtu.edu

There will be a dress rehearsal the night before (11/11) at the Continental Fire Company at 5:00 pm.

An Information Session will be held on Tuesday, 11/4 from 5-6pm in room 614 – M&M. The second information session will likely occur the weekend before the competition.

For more details, please review the 2014 EPC Flyer.

#MTURailroad Days Coming To Campus on 14-Oct

The railroad industry is a high-tech, dynamic, and growing industry with an abundance of career opportunities for all students on campus.

Next Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Rail Transportation Program and the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club will be hosting the innaugural Rail Day/Expo and Tenth Annual Railroad Night.

Rail Day/Expo is open to all interested students and will include a free lunch. This event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will be located in the Dow Courtyard and Lobby.
18 companies, ranging from large freight railroads (CN, UP and BNSF) to manufacturers (Siemens, Electromotive Diesel, Ensco) and consultants (HDR, Aecom, Hanson, ERS) will be here showcasing their technology and talking about careers in the railroad industry. All majors are welcome, but civil, mechanical and electrical engineers along with computer science (IT) and business majors are all in high demand.
Evening activities are also free of charge and take place in the MUB Ballroom. 5 to 6 p.m. will be an industry career panel discussion on what different majors do within the railroad industry (Meet the Industry Session), followed by a social hour with rail industry (6 to 7 p.m.) and 10th Annual Railroad Night (7 to 8:30 p.m.) that includes hors d’oeuvres and a keynote speech by Tim Hoeffner (CE, class of 1981), Director, MDOT Office of Rail.
Registration is required for Railroad Night and ends today. Faculty, staff and interested members of the community should complete the online registration. For problems with the registration process, contact Dave Nelson at dannelso@mtu.edu or by phone at 7-1734.

2014 FALL CAREER FAIR – TOMORROW

2014 FALL CAREER FAIR - TOMORROW
Tuesday, September 30, 12:00 (noon) - 6:00 pm.
• Student Development Complex (SDC).

Dress professionally and bring your updated resume and your 60-second Info-mercial to meet with company representatives offering internship, co-op, and full-time employment opportunities.

Visit www.mtu.edu/career to find out which companies are coming, who’s offering information sessions, up-to-date news, schedules, and valuable resources for YOUR career development.

View and/or print the 2014 Fall Career Fair Guidebook and Floor Maps, now available on-line.

Company interview schedules and room assignments will be available through HuskyJOBS on our website FOLLOWING the Career Fair at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 30.

Free rides from the Memorial Union Building to the Career Fair will be available from the Michigan Tech Transit Bus Service continuously from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Reminder – Look for job postings on HuskyJOBS and apply on-line BEFORE the Career Fair!

Career Development Opportunities

EMPLOYER INFORMATION EXPO – 13 Companies all in one place, all at one time!

  • Sunday, September 28, Fisher Hall, 1st Floor
  • 5:00 – 7:00 Information Sessions
  • 7:00 – 8:00 Open Networking

CAREER FAIR COOKOUT

  • Monday, September 29
  • Career Fest tent in front of the Library, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Mark Your Calendar for the largest Career Fair ever – 341 Companies!

2014 FALL CAREER FAIR

  • Tuesday, September 30, 12:00 (noon) – 6:00 pm.
  • Student Development Complex (SDC).

Dress professionally and bring your updated resume and your 60-second Info-mercial to meet with company representatives offering internship, co-op, and full-time employment opportunities.  

Visit www.mtu.edu/career to find out which companies are coming, who’s offering information sessions, up-to-date news, schedules, and valuable resources for YOUR career development.

View and/or print the 2014 Fall Career Fair Guidebook and Floor Maps, now available on-line.

Company interview schedules and room assignments will be available through HuskyJOBS on our website FOLLOWING the Career Fair at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 30.

Free rides from the Memorial Union Building to the Career Fair will be available from the Michigan Tech Transit Bus Service continuously from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm.

Reminder – Look for job postings on HuskyJOBS, and apply on-line BEFORE the Career Fair!

 

Make your Mock Interview Appointment Today

Representatives from 10 different companies will be here this week to help you get ready for our largest Career Fair ever…

MOCK INTERVIEWS – CALL TODAY! 
Monday, September 22 – Friday, September 26.
9:00 – 4:00 (45 minute appointments on the hour).
• Career Services, 220 Administration Building.
• Call 487-2313 to schedule an appointment.

A great interview is the key to clinching an offer. Practice and strengthen your interview skills with a Mock Interview. Call 487-2313 to schedule an appointment.

RESUME BLITZ
Wednesday, September 24 & Thursday, September 2511:00 am – 2:00 pm.
• Van Pelt & Opie Library, 1st Floor East Reading Room.

Have your resume reviewed and get tips on how to highlight your education and experience from faculty, staff, and corporate representatives.

CAREER SERVICES LEARNING CENTER – Sponsored by DTE Energy
Monday - Thursday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, 220 Administration Building.

Take advantage of walk-in hours for the career development guidance you need now.

STEEL DAY
Wednesday, September 24.
• Expo and Cookout, Career Fest tent in front of the Library, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
• Panel Discussion, Van Pelt & Opie Library, 1st Flr East Reading Room, 6:00 pm.

Interact with representatives from the Steel Industry and learn about their work and career opportunities.

CAREER FAIR COOKOUT
Monday, September 29.
• Career Fest tent in front of the Library, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Enjoy lunch, music, and networking with company representatives.

Mark Your Calendar for the largest Career Fair ever – 340 Companies!

2014 FALL CAREER FAIR
Tuesday, September 30, 12:00 (noon) - 6:00 pm.
• Student Development Complex (SDC).

Dress professionally and bring your updated resume and your 60-second Info-mercial to meet with company representatives offering internship, co-op, and full-time employment opportunities. See the full list of participating companies at www.mtu.edu/career.

#MTUSteelDays On Campus – September 24, 2014

Steel Day will be held at Michigan Tech on Wednesday, Sept. 24, featuring an expo, a cookout, an industry-experts panel and steel trivia. Representatives from 10 companies, ranging from mass producers to forgers who craft unique alloys, will be here to share their experiences and talent needs for now and the future.

This year’s companies are

    • Nucor Corporation
    • Gerdau
    • ArcelorMittal
    • Cliffs Natural Resources
    • RHI
    • Severstal North America
    • US Steel
    • ANT Automation
    • Larson Forgings

 

  • Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)

 

Steel Day is structured to introduce students to exciting careers in an industry that will continue to touch each part of our lives. Company representatives are hoping to build personal relationships with all majors and students of all class levels in an effort to promote careers within the industry.

The expo and cookout will be held at the center of campus under the Career Fest tent from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This networking event will provide an introduction to an industry that supports the creation of everything from cars to skyscrapers. At 6 p.m., a panel of industry experts will answer questions and talk with students in the Library East Reading Room.

Steel Trivia

Keep your eyes on the ground when you’re on campus. Students will have the opportunity to win cash prizes by answering trivia questions on the “manhole cover” stickers on campus. Bring the answers to the Expo, match them up with the questions and register to win cash prizes.

For more details, visit Steel Day.

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Barracuda 24-Hour Programming Competition

Attention Students!

Registration is now open!

What you need to know:

What:              Barracuda 24-Hour Programming Competition
When:             October 3rd – 4th5pm – 5pm
Where:            East Reading Room of the Library
Why:               Entry is FREECash Prizes, Free Food, Free T-shirts Swag

Register for the competition here: www.barracuda.com/mtu

Any questions can be sent here: ProgrammingContest@barracuda.com

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Kohler hosts Design for Environment (DfE) Event – September 24, 2014

Learn how Kohler designs products and services with sustainability in mind, then try it out for yourself with an interactive team challenge.  Sign up for a session to interact with representatives from Kohler in this highly interactive event.  Please register by visiting http://goo.gl/2K8F8q

The event will be held on campus on September 24, 2014.

Kohler DfE Poster