All posts by Julie Ross

CEE Senior Design Colloquium (Dec 12 & 14)

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is pleased to invite the University community to attend the fall 2017 senior design team presentations.  This semester students have undertaken a wide range of interesting projects to fulfill the Department’s design project requirement.  Refreshments will be served.  (CEE Colloquium Poster)

Tuesday (Dec 12), 8-10 am (MUB Ballroom A1 & A2)

  • Prickett Dam (Sturgeon River) – Dam Stability: Analysis and Potential Additional Hydropower Generation for Upper Peninsula Power Company and ILF Consultants (Alston, MI)
  • Manistique Transportation Improvements

Tuesday (Dec 12), 8-10 am (MUB Ballroom B1 & B2)

  • Siskiwit Bay Dock Design (Isle Royale) and Eagle River East Hydrology Project
  • International Senior Design—Panama

Scholarship: MCA of Chicago

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago is pleased to announce the release of the application for its annual MCA of Chicago Scholarship Awards!
Each year, MCA of Chicago and several of its member contractors sponsor scholarship programs for enrolled students working toward an undergraduate or associate’s degree in Industrial Technology, Construction Management, Engineering and other disciplines related to the Mechanical Construction and Service industry. This year, there are a total of 11 scholarships being awarded for a combined total of $23,000.
Selection Process:
  • Qualified students must demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in mechanical contracting and submit a completed application (attached) no later than December 22, 2017
  • By submitting their application, students verify they will be present at the Scholarship Awards Ceremony on January 16, 2018 in Oak Brook, IL. Students must be present to receive an award.
  • Applicants must submit a PDF of the completed application and a current resume to:
Katelyn Youngblood
Director of Communications, MCA of Chicago
kyoungblood@mca.org
Subject line: [Last name] 2017 Scholarship Application

 

For more information, visit the MCA of Chicago website or contact Katelyn Youngblood at kyoungblood@mca.org.

Job Posting: Kimley-Horn is HIRING

Kimley-Horn is HIRING!

Attached you will find an informational flyer about opportunities with our firm. We are extremely interested in your school’s Civil Engineering program and feel we have unmatched possibilities waiting for driven and exceptional students like you.

Kimley-Horn has 380 full-time and 200 summer internship opportunities available nationwide. If you are interested in joining one of the nation’s top civil engineering design and consulting firms, please apply online at the link below.

https://www.kimley-horn.com/join-our-team/working-at-kimley-horn/

 

More about Kimley-Horn:

Kimley-Horn is one of the most comprehensive and well-respected civil engineering design and consulting firms in the nation. With staff in over 75 offices, we offer consulting services to both private and public sector clients in a wide range of disciplines: land development, transportation planning, traffic operations, roadway design, aviation, structures, transit, ITS, water resources, environmental, and landscape architecture to name a few. Our team-oriented culture combines hands-on learning with training programs that focus on both technical and business-based skills so that we develop well-rounded consultants. We work hard and share knowledge, expertise, and profits across the firm. Kimley-Horn is ranked among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”.

 CE_Poster_2017_v2 (002)

Have a great day!

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Carley L. Needham | Human Resources
Kimley-Horn | 3660 Maguire Boulevard, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32803 
Direct: 407-412-9975
Connect with usTwitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram | Kimley-Horn.com

Celebrating 10 years as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For


Scholarship: Summit Shah Scholarship

Dr. Summit Shah has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship in reacting to the rising tuition costs. He has been a tireless advocate of access to higher education and has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship to ensure that deserving students from all parts of the economic spectrum can reach their academic goals. We would like to offer a $1000 scholarship offer for your students at to be applied to their higher learning education.
You’ll find more information below:

Who Is Eligible?

Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school are eligible to apply
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school
  • All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply

Essay Question:

The lessons we learn from failure are usually fundamental to later successes. To be considered for the scholarship, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) recounting an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn?

We would be honored if you would let your students know about our scholarship and give them this link to apply:

http://www.summitshahscholarship.com/

Application Deadline:
May 1, 2018

Let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you!

Jessica Moore
Program Administrator

Summit Shah Scholarship
6565 Perimeter Dr.
Dublin, OH 43016


American Water Works Association Membership

There is a membership promotion being offered through the international AWWA (American Water Works Association) for free student membership through December 31, 2017.

Details can be found at this link:

https://www.awwa.org/membership/membership-promotion.aspx

 Questions about AWWA or membership in the organization can be directed to John Willemin (jawillemin@ftch.com), or Tina Pawlak (tpawlak@hollandbpw.com, Michigan Section Membership Council Chair)


Scholarship: ASSE Foundation

Applications for the ASSE Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship and Grant Program are being accepted until December 1 at 11:59pm EST! Be sure that all applications are turned in before the due date to be considered for an award.

This coming year more than $350,000 will be available to members of the safety community, including multiple Impact Scholarships of $10,000 or more in value.

Learn more about the program and complete your application online at foundation.asse.org/scholarships-and-grants.


Job Posting: 2018 Summer Seasonal Employment Opportunities for the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Attached is a flyer for 2018 Summer Seasonal Employment Opportunities for the USDA Forest Service, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin. Please distribute as you see fit. All position can be applied for through USAJobs. The vacancies will not open until December 1st and will close on December 7th. This means you will not see the positions posted in USAJobs until December 1st. Please remember to attach all transcripts and supporting documentation with your application. Contact information for each position that will be advertised is included in the flyer.

CNNF FY18 Centralized Temp Hiring Outreach


Newly added: HU 3295 Level III Advanced Spanish

Please note that the Humanities Department has recently added a section of HU 3295, Level III Advanced Spanish for spring, MWF 10-11 am, taught by Leyre Alegre-Figuero.

This course can replace UN 1025 Global Issues and counts for the Spanish minors. Students with AP Spanish or other previous Spanish experience who place into this course can earn 9 placement credits if they pass this class with a B or higher.
This course has the pre-req of HU 3293 or placement of 631 or higher. It is a repeatable topics course, so even if students already have credit for HU 3295 from a previous semester, they can take it again as there will be new content. If you have students who would like to take the Spanish placement exam (a free, online exam) have them contact me or the Humanities Department office.
Feel free to contact myself or Professor Alegre-Figuero with any questions.

Job Posting: Paid Student Leadership Opportunity with Admissions

Have you enjoyed your Michigan Tech experience? Maybe you’ve built a 30 foot snow statue for Winter Carnival, held a leadership role in a campus organization related to your interests, or worked on developing new technologies through one of our Enterprise teams. The Undergraduate Admissions Office is hiring students with various campus experiences and a passion for Michigan Tech to serve as Student Telecounselors and Campus Tour Guides. Both roles provide you with an opportunity to share the Michigan Tech student experience and help prospective students determine if Michigan Tech is the right fit for them.
Student Telecounselors:  Calling takes place Monday through Thursday from 6 – 9 p.m. in the spring, on the third floor of Rehki Hall. You must work a minimum of two 3-hour shifts each week.

Campus Tour Guides: Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday with shifts available from 8 – 9 a.m.8 – 10 a.m.10 a.m. – 1 p.m.11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.12 – 1 p.m., and 2 – 4 p.m.

To apply, you must be an undergraduate student who has completed at least two semesters at Michigan Tech by the time you begin work and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.  You must be enrolled in courses for the semester for which you are applying, with the exception of summer.

If you want to make a difference for prospective Michigan Tech students please complete the attached application or apply through Handshake Posting Number #117102!  Completed applications including a copy of your course schedule for the semester you are applying for must be submitted no later than Friday, December 15.

 
Please direct questions to Angela Hoffman, aehoffma@mtu.edu906-487-1855.

Scholarship: MN Erosion Control 2018 Scholarship

MECA Memorial Scholarship Applications are now being accepted!  Please forward to students that may qualify!

QUALIFICATIONS:
To be eligible for the MECA Scholarship, one must be a student with intent to complete an engineering or science degree.  They should also demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career involving stormwater management or erosion and sediment control.  They must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above and be a Minnesota resident. The college they attend does not have to be located within the state of Minnesota. Both new college students and those currently enrolled are encouraged to apply.  MECA awards one $500 scholarship per year.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Fill out the Scholarship Application form (go to www.mnerosion.org to download the form).  Submit an essay.  Student needs to write an essay stating why they feel they deserve to receive the MECA Scholarship.  Please indicate objectives, and information about educational, career, and personal goals.  Demonstrate talent by writing about any special interests or special circumstances that the selection committee may consider.  Include information on evidence of leadership and community service.  Essay format:  One page, 11 point font size with 1” margins. Use name and essay name as the title.

Return the application and essay by mail or email (digital copy is preferred) by DECEMBER 1, 2017 to:
Minnesota Erosion Control Association, 600 4th Street North, Cold Spring, MN  56320
Email:  meca@mnerosion.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION  Once awarded, proof of school registration for the upcoming semester is required before release of the scholarship check. The student must furnish any other applicable transcripts for the Scholarship Committee to consider. All applicants will be notified, by letter, of their eligibility and the results of their applications. The scholarship winner will be invited to attend the Minnesota Erosion Control Association’s annual conference in January.

For more information, contact the Minnesota Erosion Control Association at (320) 685-5444 or meca@mnerosion.org