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Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program Railroad Scholarships

These scholarships are proudly sponsored by the CN Endowment Fund and by generous donations from our other industry supporters and friends. This year’s program will feature a dedicated scholarship for at least one Michigan Tech freshman student interested in pursuing a career with the rail industry. They will also continue to fund at least two scholarships for other Michigan Tech students with interests in the railroad industry.

Amount of Award: Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $1,000.

Eligibility: Applicants for the Railroad Scholarships must be an undergraduate student at Michigan Tech University in good standing and interested in the railroad industry. Open to all
disciplines.

Application Process: To apply for CN Railroad scholarships the materials listed below must be
submitted to David Nelson, 301D Dillman Hall, Michigan Tech University, phone: (906) 487-2568 by Friday, December 18th, 2020 by email: dannelso@mtu.edu Please also visit https://goo.gl/e7dcPY for more information.

Application package must include:

  • the attached application form
  • a copy of your transcript

Successful applicants will be informed of awards by the early part of the spring 2021 semester.


Tenant Applications for the MTU Sustainability Demonstration House are Officially Open!

Both undergraduate and graduate students in any major are welcome to apply to be an SDH tenant.  Want to learn more about what it’s like to be an SDH tenant?  Watch our YouTube video!

Interested in touring the house?  Sign-up for a tour on Saturday 10/31 through this link.  Due to covid, we are only allowing one person into the house at a time for tours.

Download an application and the official SDH program agreement at sdh.mtu.edu.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  Applications are due on Monday, November 9th at noon.


ITE Michigan Section Scholarship

ITE Michigan Section Scholarship Applications – 2020

The Michigan Section of ITE is offering four $3,000 scholarships for its 28th Annual Scholarship Program. These scholarships are for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Things to do

•        Complete the attached one-page application form

•        Prepare a one-page double spaced on My Future in Transportation

•        A short biography (150 words or less) and photo

•        One-page resume

•        Submit the form, paper, a short bio with photo, and a resume to Dr. Kuilin Zhang (klzhang@mtu.edu) by November 13, 2020 – he will review the application, complete a Professor/Advisor form, and send your package to ITE Michigan by November 20, 2020.

Note: Applicant must be a student member in ITE International and the Michigan Section.

To become an ITE International Student Member, complete an application on-line (ITE Web site: www.ite.org).

 To become an ITE Michigan Section student member, complete an application on-line (http://itemichigan.org/).

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MCC Scholarships

Minnesota Concrete Council (MCC) is committed to encouraging students to pursue careers in concrete-related fields and to enhance the level of professionalism and industry engagement of our Minnesota students.  MCC is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for our Engineering Scholarship and our Construction Management Scholarship. The scholarships can range in value from $1,000 to $4,000. (MCC reserves the right to adjust the number and monetary value of its scholarships.) In addition to the cash scholarship prize, MCC will provide a complimentary one- year MCC student membership and complimentary registrations for all MCC continuing education opportunities for one year to the scholarship winner(s).

Scholarship Criteria
Student’s home address must be in Minnesota OR student must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary Minnesota school (College or University).

Student must be pursuing an education in technical/professional fields associated with the cast-in-place concrete industry (Engineering or Construction Management).

Student must have an interest in concrete materials and/or concrete construction.

Submission Process and Timeline
Applications can be downloaded from the MCC website.

Completed applications and essay must be received by December 4, 2020.

Selected applicants will be interviewed in person or by web connection by January 22, 2021.

Contact Margaret Mills for more information at margaret@mnconcretecouncil.com.


Town & Country Engineering 2021 Summer Internship

Town & Country Engineering, Inc., a Consulting Engineering Firm providing Municipal, Stormwater, Water and Wastewater Engineering Services for 40 years, has an excellent opportunity, at its Madison, Rhinelander, and Kenosha offices, for an Engineering Intern Position for Summer 2021, with the possibility of a Co-op position in the Fall. Their goal is to provide a student intern with the opportunity to acquire valuable technical and engineering experience through a variety of projects that will help in the development of his or her own career path.

The position includes working with project engineers on municipal projects with responsibilities in the areas of construction observation, GIS, surveying, and AutoCAD drafting.

An applicant should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Basic engineering knowledge and proficiency in Excel and AutoCADD is preferred. Construction observation experience is a plus.

Pay rate is $19.00 per hour.

Please email your resume and a letter indicating your interest in the position to Sandy Juelich at sjuelich@tcengineers.net or apply through Handshake.

Visit our website at www.tcengineers.net to learn more about Town & Country Engineering, Inc.


U.S. Department of Energy: WDTS Virtual Career Fair

Calling all undergraduates and recent graduates in STEM!

Looking for an internship opportunity at a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory?

Join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) for a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, October 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET! This is your chance to discover opportunities to participate in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) and Community College Internships (CCI) programs at several participating labs/facilities.

During the event, you can:

·      Interact with recruiters, scientists, and researchers

·      Explore information about each lab/facility

·      Learn about the SULI and CCI programs

Registration is now open here.

For more information, including a full list of participating labs/facilities, visit the event website. If you have any questions, please contact ve@orau.org.


Job Posting: MDOT

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking a Transportation Engineer 9-P11 (Staff Engineer – Construction) Metro Region.

This position functions as a Staff Engineer for the Metro Region Construction and Materials Unit (Metro CFS).  The purpose of the position is to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations on construction projects in the Metro Region.  This position will assist Metro CFS Staff Engineers with various duties in both construction administration and materials testing and acceptance.

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 civil engineering by May 31, 2020.

You may view the job posting here: MDOT Transportation Engineer 9-P11 (Staff Engineer – Construction) Metro Region


Job Posting: MDOT

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is seeking a MDOT Resource Analyst.

Responsible for completing a variety of assignments to protect, develop, and maintain the state’s environmental resources, which include the NEPA review, classification, and certification of department trunkline projects, mitigation follow-up, and updating environmental databases.

Education
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a physical, biological, or natural resource science, resource management, resource planning, engineering, or a related field.

You may view the job posting here: MDOT Resource Analyst