2014 Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting

Every summer, Career Services conducts its annual Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) meeting.  This year, our meeting was held on campus on Tuesday June 24 and Wednesday June 25, 2014.  Representatives from the following companies attended: ArcelorMittal, Chrysler, Continental, ControlTec, Denso, DTE Energy, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Gerdau, Integrys, Jackson, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Kohler, Marathon Petroleum, Mercury Marine, Nexteer Automotive, Northern Star Industries, Nucor Steel, Oshkosh Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, and Target.
Topics discussed included:
  • Enrollment Information from John Lehmann – Associate Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications
  • Academic Major additions and equivalencies
  • Co-op Program statistics and student feedback
  • Student Panel Perspectives and Q&A
  • Corporate Round Table Recruiting Practices/Challenges Discussion
  • Universum Report Presentation
  • Information from Les Cook – Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement
Detailed information and meeting minutes are available at:

Explore 3M On Google+

Students interested in learning more about Career Opportunities at 3M should consider joining Explore3M on Google+.

1.) Create a Gmail account at gmail.com (if you already have a Gmail account, use your existing account).
2.) Click on your Google+ account in the top right portion of your Gmail page next to the apps icon
3.) Search “Explore3M” in the search bar at the top of the page
4.) Click “Follow” on the Explore3M landing page
5.) Scroll to the “Links” section in the “About” page
6.) Click on “Future Interns”
7.) Click “+1″ and comment on the photo which college/university you are from and what division within 3M you are interested in

2014 Fall Career Fair

Michigan Tech Career Services cordially invites you to participate in our 2014 Fall Career Fair, September 30, 2014.

If you’re recruiting students for internship, co-op, and full-time positions in the fields of Engineering, IT, and Science and Technology, we encourage you to attend the Michigan Tech Fall Career Fair on September 30, 2014. Michigan Tech also educates some of the nation’s highest achievers in Business, Forestry/Ecology, Technical Writing, Arts and Sciences, and Clinical Lab Science.

Register today at www.mtu.edu/career

Photonics Industry Outreach Day

The SPIE/OSA Student Chapter would like to invite you to participate in the first annual Photonics Industry Outreach Day on Thursday, April 3 2014.  This event is designed to encourage engagement between students interested in the photonics field and photonics related companies.

Multiple events are being held during the day for all of the participants to interact.  Please see the schedule below for the list of events and their respective times.

8:30 – 9:00         Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05         Welcome and Introductions
9:05 – 9:30         Overview of the Photonics cirriculum
9:30 – 11:00       Company Presentation
11:00 – 12:00     Lab Tour ECE
12:00 – 1:00       Lunch Served
12:30 – 2:00       Student Presentations (During Lunch)
2:00 – 2:30         Lab Tour Physics
2:30 – 3:00         Lab Tour BioMed
3:00 – 4:00         Coffee Break – Social
4:00 – 5:00         Past and Present Photonics related Student Enterprise and Senior Design Projects
5:00 – 6:00          Wrap up debrief, industry feedback (closed session) Location EERC 121

    Due to the limited size of the meeting rooms, students are required to register in order to participate in the event.  There will be both morning and afternoon sessions, students are allowed to register and attend both sessions.  If you are not registered for this event you will not be able to attend.  Please visit this site (http://goo.gl/cQOt3K) and complete the form to confirm that you will be attending.  Registration is first come – first serve with preference first given to EE-Photonics majors and we would appreciate your participation in all events.

    For inquiries, please contact optics-officers-l@mtu.edu

    2014 Summer SCIA Employer Application Form

    The Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN) is a statewide university network designed to create partnerships that will connect state industry to critical university talent in ways that will help the Michigan economy grow and prosper. Six public universities in Michigan make up the network. They are Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University, and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Dearborn.

    One component of the MCRN is the Small Company Internship Award Program (SCIA). This program provides each school funding for 2014 to help small businesses hire students to work as interns on projects that are both beneficial to the company and academically relevant to the student.

    Eligibility Guidelines

    Eligible companies are a start-up, small- or medium-sized Michigan business, up to 500 employees with significant business operations occurring in Michigan. Prioritized preference will be given to companies that:

    • Focuses on innovative work in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields and provide a STEM internship
    • Are not a STEM focused company but provide a STEM internship
    • Are a STEM company providing a non-STEM internship

    Complete details and application information are available here:

    If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can fill it out online:
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZrMyIzCmQVoDPn1jFgZkKLLp3Ho-WHqe-Ax2M9Xxs2k/viewform

    Steel Days – April 2014 Bus Tour Signup

    You’re invited to an all-expense paid trip to Chicago to visit ArcelorMittal’s largest U.S. steelmaking facility.  We know the best way to learn about career possibilities is to experience it first-hand.  ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company and is the leading steel supplier to all major markets, including automotive and construction.  ArcelorMittal is also a valued corporate partner with Michigan Tech, and they have a strong tradition of hiring Michigan Tech students.

    Michigan Tech has partnered with AIST (Association for Iron & Steel Technology) to help students better understand the career opportunities the dynamic steel industry offers.

    Trip Highlights:

    • Tour of ArcelorMittal’s Indian Harbor Hot Strip Steel Mill, including a basic oxygen furnace, ladle and continuous casting process
    • Tour of SHEDD Aquarium in downtown Chicago
    • Leadership Training

    Depart: Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

    Return: Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

    Travel by motor coach.  Accommodations with the Ramada Hammond Hotel and Conference Center in Hammond, IN.  All travel, accommodations and meals are paid.

    Please register by March 19, 2014.  Space is limited, so we encourage you to sign-up as soon as possible using this registration form.

    2014 Spring Career Fair Video

    See the sights and sounds of this year’s Spring Career Fair held on February 18, 2014.  This short  youtube video features some interviews with representatives from two of our Career Services Partners: Continental Automotive Systems and Dematic.

    A complete list of all 219 companies that participated is available on the Career Services Website.

    A more detailed story about the career fair is available on the Michigan Tech News Blog.