Summer Internship Opportunity in Alaska

Coeur Alaska, Inc., a subsidiary of Coeur Mining, one of the world’s leading primary silver companies and a significant gold producer, is seeking a Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineer or Engineering Technology Intern for its Kensington underground gold mine.The Kensington mine and associated milling facilities are located within the Berners Bay Mining District on the east side of Lynn Canal about 45 miles north-northwest of Juneau, Alaska.

Kensington Mine Background Information: https://www.coeur.com/operations/mines/kensington-alaska/

Requirements:

The summer engineering intern will be responsible for projects underground, within the milling and water treatment operations, and on surface infrastructure; they will report directly to the engineering team. They will be expected to create solutions to existing challenges underground and on the surface to improve operational safety, environmental performance, and increase overall productivity of the mining and milling operations. The summer intern will be expected to manage all aspects of their project including: budget, scope, design verification, modeling, part procurement, and working with craftsmen to implement their project. 

Basic Qualifications:

Pursuing a degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering B.S. or Engineering Technology degree (ME, EE, CE, MET, EET)

Experience with CAD (NX, AutoCAD, Solidworks, or similar)

Project and teamwork experience

Ability to work safely and promote a safety mindset through design and action

Ability to work both independently and with a multidisciplinary team (engineers, miners, mechanics, electricians, geologists, safety coordinators, etc.)

Heavy industry or construction site work experience a plus

Team leadership experience a plus

Prefered Qualifications:

Mechanical: Experience with 3D modeling, drafting, designing for fabrication of metal structures, experience working with pumping and piping systems. Completed Coursework: Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamics, Controls, Energy Lab

Electrical: Experience with low voltage distribution systems, ECAD, Industrial controls, PLCs, motor drives, instrumentation. Completed Coursework: Controls, Power Systems, Circuits, Electronics/Power Electronics,

Civil: Experience with concrete design, slab, embedment, water management, hydrology,

Project Management: Experience with project management: Budgeting, Scoping, timelines, resource management.

Interested?

Students must send a copy of their resume to Benjamin Holtz at bholtz@coeur.com

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Scholarship Opportunity

MITA is offering financial support to individuals hoping to pursue a career in the heavy/highway construction industry.

Important dates:

January 2019: MITA begins accepting scholarship applications

April 12, 2019: Deadline for all applications to be received by MITA for consideration for the 2020-2021 academic year.

June 2019: Applicants receive letters thanking them for submitting applications to the MITA Scholarship Fund. The winner(s) of the scholarship will also be notified via letter at this time.

Contact Information: All applications may be mailed to the following address

MITA Attn: Mariam Robinson P.O. Box 1640 Okemos, MI 48805

MITA encourages the emailing of applications if the individual pieces of the application are attached as downloadable PDFs. 

If you have any questions regarding the MITA Scholarship Fund, please contact Mariam Robinson, MITA Director of Strategic Affairs, at mariamrobinson@thinkmita.org or call her at 517-347-8336.

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Study Abroad Summer 2020: Germany

Upcoming info session for this summer’s Faculty Led Study Abroad program to Germany that will teach OSM3000 (Operations and Supply Chain Management) for 3 weeks, blending theory and practice for students.

Session Details: Monday 1/27 @ 5pm Academic Office Building (AOB) room 101  Pizza and Pop will be provided

Questions?   Please contact the faculty coordinator

Ulrich Schmelzle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Operations Management 
College of Business
schmelzle@mtu.edu

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Summer Internship Opportunity in Michigan

Huron-Manistee National Forests has an opportunity for a civil or environmental engineering intern through GeoCorps for the summer of 2020. This position requires a minimum of one year of college within an engineering major, and there is potential for students to return to the internship in 2021 through a non-competitive hire.

For more information visit: https://rock.geosociety.org/eo/viewJob.asp?jobID=2607

Applications accepted until February 2, 2020

Start and end dates for the internship are flexible and can be adjusted to fit the students school schedule.

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Info Session: The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program (TGP) is an award-winning experiential education program for young leaders in sustainable development. Created for students, by students, TGP has introduced a new model for education abroad driven by a desire to provide purposeful, hands-on industry exposure at a fraction of the time and cost of semester-long abroad programs.

At the info session, you will learn about TGP’s program destinations, career-focused model, academic credit, program outcomes, adventure excursions, exclusive alumni benefits, and hear from an emerging leader like you about her experience abroad with TGP first-hand.

RSVP here!

If you can’t make the info session, please contact Lauren at lauren@thegreenprogram.com directly for more information. 

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Pavlis Honors College Husky Innovate News & Events

Husky Innovate Promote Your Innovation with Social Media deadline to apply 1/14/2020

Billions of dollars have been raised worldwide through crowdfunding.  Consequently crowdfunding has gained popularity as an alternative way to finance innovations and entrepreneurial efforts.  Typically we think of crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Rockethub; but did you know that Michigan Tech hosts its own crowdfunding platform called Superior Ideas to recruit funding for projects at the University?  Each year, in partnership with Husky Innovate, Superior Ideas hosts the Rekhi Innovation Challenge, a crowdfunding competition in which the winner receives awards including a match of up to $1,000 of the funds raised on the platform. This year’s project submission deadline is midnight January 22 (email Natasha Chopp, nichopp@mtu.edu to apply).   Those who are interested in getting prepped for the Rekhi Innovation challenge and other crowdfunding opportunities should not miss this workshop on January 15, 2020.  Register at http://bit.ly/socialmediacrowdfundingworkshop


Husky Innovate Speaker Series – Networking Talk with Darnishia Slade deadline to register 1/17/2019

Come join us on January 21st for an interactive talk with Darnishia Slade of the Pavlis Honors College.  Dar will reframe networking as an activity to learn, share, and connect professionally and not just a sales pitch about oneself.  Dar will lead us through icebreaker activities, tips, and natural approaches to make key professional connections and build your network.  She will discuss misconceptions about networking and lead us through a networking activity.  This talk is scheduled before Career Dayto give students a chance to practice and develop their everyday networking skills but these skills are applicable in many situations.  Register here – http://bit.ly/HISpeakerSeriesDarSlade


Rekhi Innovation Challenge (see above) deadline to apply 1/22/20 at Midnight (email Natasha Chopp, nichopp@mtu.edu to apply) Voting commences 2/1-29/20.


Husky Innovate Bob Mark Pitch Competition deadline to apply 1/24/2020

If you want to present at the Bob Mark Business Model Boot Camp on January 29th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM in the Atrium of the U.J. Noblet Forestry Building. The deadline to register is January 24th. Priority will be given to student contestants who have gone through either I-Corps or the Business Model Boot Camp. Register for the Bob Mark Competition at http://bit.ly/BobMarkBusinessModelPitchCompetition. Thousands of dollars worth of cash prizes will be awarded to top winners.

Husky Innovate Silicon Valley Experience deadline to apply 2/10/2020

Aspiring student entrepreneurs and innovators are invited to apply for the Michigan Technological University Silicon Valley Experience, a Spring Break immersive tour of California Bay Area companies that includes meetings with entrepreneurs and Michigan Tech alumni who are leaders in their field. The deadline to apply is February 10th, 2020.  The application form can be found at SVE Experience 2020 Application. Up to sixteen students will be guaranteed a slot on the trip. Priority will be given to students who have been previously engaged with innovation and entrepreneurship and articulate continued engagement on their application. Major funding for this trip is provided by the 14 Floors alumni group.  Husky Innovate – a collaboration between the Pavlis Honors College, the College of Business, and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization is co-hosting this with 14 Floors.  

Silicon Valley is known for its technology breakthroughs, high-tech startups, innovative companies and Fortune 1000 companies.  Its innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem including culture, policies, talent, resources, and networks serve as inspiration for students.

The Silicon Valley Experience will showcase multiple perspectives of a day in the life of successful entrepreneurs, innovators, engineers, and business leaders. This tour will provide an interactive opportunity for students to discover more about a variety of industry settings, to sample various innovative corporate cultures through tours and presentations, and to meet and talk with successful alumni entrepreneurs.  

Students who apply and are accepted will have the opportunity to:

  • Tour companies like Google, Netflix, Hewlett Packard, Facebook, Ford, as well as the Michigan Tech alumni startup company Handshake
  • Meet with entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Talk with Michigan Tech alumni who are leaders in their field
  • Get answers to your real-world business, innovation, and leadership questions
  • Gain firsthand knowledge of the enterprises that are revolutionizing global business

Lodging, ground transportation to and from toured companies and some food will be covered. Students will be responsible for arranging and paying for their own air travel. As part of the student application, students will create a 2-minute video describing how they will share their experience with the Michigan Technological University community upon completion of their travel in order to positively contribute to our entrepreneurial ecosystem. Students who have a demonstrated financial need can apply for a limited travel scholarship.

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Engineering Intern Opportunities

Job Title Engineering Interns

Salary $18.80 – $26.42 Hourly

Job Type Internship

Location Multiple locations statewide

The Opportunity
WSDOT has several exciting engineering internships available this summer throughout the state. These are unique opportunities for currently enrolled students looking to apply their classroom training to real world scenarios. The Transportation Engineer (TE) internships provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the practical application of engineering procedures, concepts, and techniques in an on-the-job environment.

See link for more information, including details on how to apply: Engineering Interns

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Job Posting: MDOT (Newberry TSC)

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking a Transportation Engineer 9-12 (Newberry TSC).

This position functions as a multi-disciplinary senior-level worker responsible for work assignments in the areas of traffic/safety, utilities and permit coordination, work zone safety and mobility, traffic signal monitoring and recommendations, and safety program coordination.  This position utilizes Region and Transportation Service Center (TSC) staff, contract agencies, direct maintenance crews, contractors and other resources to accomplish safe and efficient movement of persons and goods on the state trunkline system within the TSC.  Responsibilities also include providing technical advice and consultation to utilities, the TSC’s permit agent, contractors, and other customers for timely completion of permit work and utility relocation activities in the area.  This position acts as a liaison between MDOT and utility companies/agencies during the design and construction phases and is responsible for recommending final sign-off on plans for approval and utility clearance.  This position requires meeting tight deadlines and resolving issues to ensure the successful implementation and operation of MDOT services and products.  Successful and continuing customer contact is a requirement fo this position.  This position maintains project records, communications and other relevant project information regarding utility and permit operations.

Education

Possession of a bachelor of science degree in engineering.
Note:  We may consider applicants that will be obtaining a bachelor of science degree in engineer by May 31, 2020.

You may view the job posting here: MDOT Transportation Engineer 9-12 (Newberry TSC)

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