Internship: Oscar Johnson VA Medical Center (Civil Intern)

Location:  Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain, MI

Classification: Currently Registered  Sophomore, Junior or Senior in good academic standing

Major:  Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields  (looking for civils as well!!!)

Position:  Intern

Duration of Position:  June 4 – August 10, 2018,  Full-time – 40 hours Monday – Friday,  No overtime required

Pay: Direct-Deposit Bi-Weekly,  $480 – $550 Weekly – Paid according to classification

Submit Resume, updated transcript and one letter of recommendation to: bgray@minorityaccess.org, 301-779-7100

ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  APRIL 12, 2018 – 12:00 NOON

Knowledge:  Experience using computers and automated systems to manage data, to include MS Office Products; ability to gather and analyze data to identify significant factors and able to follow instructions and work in groups.

Position Description:  The tasks for the Intern will include assistance with construction Inspection of facility projects, inspection of existing utilities for asbuilt documentation, updating AutoCAD asbuilt documentation and general office duties including preparing inspection reports and project photo documentation.  The tasks may also include assisting other Department Services including the Biomedical Engineering and Electronics Sections.

Again, thank you so much and I look forward to receiving information from the undergraduate engineering students.

Bonnie Gray

Internship Coordinator

301-779-7100

bgray@minorityaccess.org



Scholarship: ASCE Wisconsin Northwest Branch

2018 Goodell Scholarship

The Northwest Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers annually awards a scholarship to recognize the unselfish contributions to the civil engineering profession made by Mr. Harvey Goodell, a notable Northwest Branch leader and member. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded this year.

Applicants must have permanent residence within one of the following counties within the Northwest Branch geographical area: Adams, Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lincoln, Marathon, Monroe, Oneida, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vilas, or Wood.  Applicants must have completed, or will complete in the present semester/quarter, at least one full academic year of study in the engineering curriculum. Applicants must be attending, or plan to attend in the following semester/quarter, one of the following ABET accredited engineering institutions: University ofWisconsin – Madison, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin – Platteville, University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Minnesota State University – Mankato, Michigan Technological University, Marquette University, or Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Application materials and additional information is available on the ASCE Northwest Wisconsin Branch website at: www.ascewinw.org/scholarships/
Applications are due May 31, 2018


Scholarship: Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship

The Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship Program

Apply Now! Accepting Applications through June 1st

Atkins, a Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group is proud to carry on the tradition of assisting minority students in completing their higher education programs through the Women and Minority STEM Scholarship Program.

Eligibility: The program is available to female students and students of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan or Hispanic descent. In addition, applicants must be:

  • A US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • A Junior or Senior, full-time, day-time student at an accredited and approved college or university.
  • Enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters, carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) each semester.
  • Working towards a baccalaureate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) with at least 60 credits of college work prior to the submission of the application.

Scholarships of $2,000 are awarded for the fall and spring semesters to qualified students.

Upon meeting the program criteria, scholarship recipients are selected through a competitive process. A local selection committee composed of Atkins technical Leaders will choose the recipient.

Atkins is very excited to have the opportunity to provide this scholarship. Please find our application here.

 



Green Campus Enterprise – Final Project Presentations

Join Green Campus Enterprise for our end of the semester final presentations to see what we’ve all been working on! This is a great opportunity to learn more about Enterprise!

THURSDAY APRIL 12th, DOW 875, 5-6pm

GLRC Retrofit– exploring the feasibility of using the water of Portage Lake as a heat sink for the GLRC year round with the greatest application in the warmer months

Solar Thermal– evaluating the feasibility of installing a solar thermal collector at Michigan Tech. The solar collector would be used to preheat water for hot water usage on campus.

Building Efficiency– investigating how energy is used throughout the DOW and M & M buildings

 

THURSDAY APRIL 19th, DOW 875, 5-6pm

Tiny House Community– assessing the feasibility of a tiny house community on Michigan Tech property

Campus Culture-overall goal of the Campus Culture Team is to move the culture of Michigan Tech’s campus in the direction of increased sustainability

Wind Power– research the feasibility of wind power at Michigan Tech. The current proposal is to install a wind turbine on top of Mont Ripley to reduce or eliminate electricity costs of the ski hill

Clean Air-Cool Planet- gathers and analyzes data in order to calculate the greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory of Michigan Technological University

Green Campus Enterprise is an organization of students working to make the Michigan Tech campus more sustainable through both low and high profile projects. We are collaborating with University personnel on many of our projects and gaining professional experience and leadership skills.



Job Posting: Paid student leadership opportunity in Admissions

Position Information: 
Are you crazy smart?  Maybe you’ve built a 30 foot snow statue for Winter Carnival or worked on developing new technologies through one of our Enterprise teams.  If you’ve enjoyed your time at Michigan Tech, the Undergraduate Admissions Office wants you to apply!  The Undergraduate Admissions Office is hiring students with a passion for Michigan Tech to serve as Campus Tour Guides.  This role provides 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.

Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday with shifts available from 8:00-10:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

To apply, you must be an undergraduate student who has completed at least two semesters at Michigan Tech and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher and be in good academic and social standing.

If you want to make a difference for prospective Michigan Tech students, please complete the attached application!  Completed applications, including a summer course schedule (if taking classes), must be submitted by Wednesday, April 18.

Student Tour Guide Application

Thanks!
~Rachel


Undergraduate Research – Summer and Fall!

A couple of undergraduate research assistants are needed in my research group for summer and fall semester.  The hourly support will be provided with NSF REU support (US citizenship). The research will be mainly involved with the polymer concrete and fiber-reinforced high-performance concrete design and test. These polymer-based fast-curing materials can repair and protect the current structure components. The high-performance concrete will be tested for  structure applications. Good research attitude and responsibility are highly desired. The GPA close to or above 3.0 is desired.
I also like to find a couple of undergraduate students  (US citizenship) who  is interested in working with US army research lab (in Urbana Illinois) on 3D printing of concrete and concrete structures.  The summer internship (stipends) can be provided by US Army Corps of Engineers. For your information, please check the attached slides on 3D printing work.
If you are are interested with these work, please send me your resume by email.
Qingli(Barbara) Dai, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Office Dow 805