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PorterCorp – job posting

PorterCorp is seeking a full-time, entry-level /graduate civil engineer to join an industry-leading steel shelter manufacturer as a design engineer. The successful candidate will join our engineering team under the guidance of licensed, professional engineers and will report to the engineering manager.

Primary Responsibilities
• Conceptualize and design steel structures using RISA-3D and other CADD software

• Maintain internal project scheduling and coordinate with drafting and production capacities

• Review submittal and fabrication drawings to meet customer expectations

• Communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences

• Participate in a team environment of open and active engagement

• Share in a company-wide philosophy of continuous improvement

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university

• 0-5 years experience in structural engineering

• E.I.T. preferred, or ability to successfully obtain E.I.T. within 6 months

• Familiarity with structural analysis software is preferred

• Demonstrated ability in MS Office, with excellent written and communication skills

Interested candidates should contact Chris Evans, structural engineer, at

About PorterCorp
Located 10 minutes north of downtown Holland, Michigan, PorterCorp employs over 100 dedicated and talented individuals who specialize in delivering the highest quality steel shelters and customer service in the industry. With steel shelters installed in all 50 states and beyond, PorterCorp leads the market in innovative designs and attention to detail. See more by visiting our website at

AACE International Scholarship Competition

Deadline: February 15, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST

AACE International is dedicated to advancing the study of cost engineering and cost management through the integrative process of Total Cost Management as outlined in AACE’s TCM Framework document. To promote this objective, AACE awards academic scholarships to full-time students pursuing a related degree. The cost engineering profession uses the process of Total Cost Management to identify and define those areas of business in which the discipline of cost engineering and cost management principles may be applied to plan and control resources, assets, costs, profitability, and risk. The major elements of the cost engineering discipline include estimating, project/product controls, planning and scheduling, business sciences, and project/product management. Although applicants may be citizens of any country, they must be enrolled in an ABET accredited college or university in the US.

-Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in an ABET accredited university or college in the US
-Must be pursuing a related degree in engineering, construction management, building construction, computer sciences, business, quantity surveying, or information technology.
-Must not be employed full-time as a cost professional.
-US citizenship not a requirement.—us-schools

2013 WisDOT Internship Recruitment

2013 WisDOT Internship Recruitment

The hiring lists created from this recruitment will be used to fill internship positions across WisDOT’s Division of Transportation System Development during the summer of 2013. These internship opportunities include positions in: Civil Engineering, Real Estate, Equal Rights, Communication and Environmental Analysis.

In order to learn more about these opportunities AND how you must apply in order to receive consideration, visit the Job Announcement on the Wisc.Jobs website at:

Deadline for online applications: January 31, 2013

Please direct any questions regarding the recruitment to Tammy Haack at 608-267-8932.

Tammy Haack
Human Resources Specialist
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Human Resources Services
4802 Sheboygan Ave., Room 410
Madison, WI 53707
Phone (608) 267-8932
Fax (608) 264-9972

American Engineering Testing – internship/co-op

Our firm is seeking several civil engineering students to serve a 6 month coop term during the 2013 construction season in one of our North Dakota offices. We offer an excellent salary, housing is provided, or a monthly stipend for rent can be provided. It would be a very enjoyable and educating experience.  Please review our website at and contact me. Thank you.

Art Johnson


HS-STEM Summer Internship Program 2013 Summer Internship

HS-STEM Summer Internship Program 2013 Summer Internship Information

Undergraduate students: $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological/life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences

Graduate students: $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses

Areas of research: Nuclear engineering, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer sciences, systems engineering, electrical engineering, and material science

10-week research experiences offered at:

National laboratories: Argonne, Idaho, Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, Sandia, Savannah River

Other Research facilities: Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and?? Development Center, Plum Island, and more!

U.S. citizenship required

Application deadline: January 15, 2013


Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

P.O. Box 117, MS-36

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117

Questions regarding can be sent via e-mail to

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

SURF recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer. Awards are up to $3,300. Applications are due by noon, Friday, Jan. 25. See for more details.

Briefly the application consists of a short questionnaire, a 2 page proposal and a letter of support from the student’s faculty mentor. I have some tips and example proposals on the web site: (“Student Application” link under “Resources”.)

For more information, please contact me at .

Will Cantrell

Call for Presentations: Student Water Conference (free registration & travel stipends available)

Call for Presentations
2nd Annual Student Water Conference

Oklahoma State University
April 4-5, 2013

Oklahoma State University, through funds provided by the Orville L. and Helen L. Buchanan Family Trust and a grant from the National Science Foundation, will host the 2nd Student Water Conference on April 4-5, 2013.

The conference organizing committee invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Abstracts on all water research topics – including but not limited to surface water, ground water, water quality, water quantity, storm water management, in-stream flows, water conservation, water reuse, water transfer, flood and drought, climate change, water resource economics, and water policy – are encouraged.

About the Conference: The conference will consist entirely of student presentations to be judged by a panel of faculty members for providing constructive feedback to students in regard to their research presentation skills. Awards will be given for outstanding student presentations. Also, student activities will promote interaction among students of all disciplines.

Submission Details: Abstracts should be submitted by January 18, 2013 (

Non-OSU Students: Some travel assistance funds are available for travel to the conference. Graduate and undergraduate students will have the opportunity to apply for travel assistance up to $250 per student. Please refer to the abstract submission requirements to apply for the travel assistance grant.

Date and venue: The conference will be held April 4-5, 2013 on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Oral and poster presentations will be held in the Advanced Technology Research Center (ATRC) located on campus.

Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Atherton Hotel (405-744-6835) located on the Oklahoma State University campus at the rate of $88 per room per night for single or double occupancy, which includes free internet and breakfast. Please refer to the “Water Conference” when making reservations.

For more information, contact Dr. Garey Fox, Associate Professor and Buchanan Chair, at 405-744-8423 or at

2013 NASA ASP Scholarship Application

The 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application is now open. The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program seeks to attract students interested in the field of aeronautics to work with NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) which is directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation’s air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles. The ARMD focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics.

Undergraduate Students

$15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses
$10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center
Up to 2 years of support

Graduate Students

$35,000 stipend
$11,000 awarded each year, to be used for educational related expenses
$10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center
2 years of support, with an option for a 3rd year

The application deadline is January 15, 2013. All transcripts, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, essays and other supporting materials must be received by the deadline of January 15, 2013.

For more information or to start an application, please visit


1818 N. Street, NW Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 331-3548

Lee & Ryan – Job Openings

We are looking for Staff level and Senior level, and need significant support in the Federal arena.  We will be hiring immediately; however, spring graduates should also ask for interviews, as we are growing and we foresee future hires to supplement potential incoming work.  Lee & Ryan also does internships (depending on projected workload)

Contact Info:

R. Scott Powell, P.E.

Senior Project Manager

EMAC Program Manager