Day: October 3, 2017

Scholarship: ACEC/Michigan

ACEC/M Scholarships
Application Deadline is January 5, 2018

ACEC/Michigan is planning to award over $12,000 to engineering and surveying students enrolled in an ABET accredited College or University. Applications are now available on the ACEC/M website, and are due to ACEC by January 5, 2018. Applicants will be judged on a written essay, their work experience, employer/faculty recommendations, community involvement and their GPA.

Job Posting: Fleis & VanderBrink

Fleis & VanderBrink is looking for upcoming (December) graduates  interested in traffic and transportation.

They are looking to hire one or two new grads that have an ability to do public speaking, can work in a very fast paced environment, is very good technically, a fast learner and is really passionate about traffic operations and design-or wants to be.

If yes, they would love to talk to you and see if they would be interested in joining our group in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Their group does about 75% of all of the traffic impact studies in Michigan and are looking to grow that number.  Some of their clients include Meijer, Kroger and Amazon. Fleis & VanderBrink also work with municipalities such as Livonia, Birmingham and Brighton Twp in addition to traffic studies they perform as part of MDOT contracts.  This is only a fraction of the diversity of work that they perform in this group and with some great new grads with fresh ideas they can take the group to the next level.

If interested, please contact Julie Kroll  (


Julie M. Kroll, PE, PTOE

Sr. Project Manager

Fleis & VandenBrink

27725 Stansbury Blvd., Suite 195 | Farmington Hills | MI | 48334

O: 248.536.0080 | D: 248.536.1998 | C: 248.342.5786 | F: 248.536.0079

BS in Engineering Management (Info Session)

Information Session on BS in Engineering Management

Consider attending the information session on the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management. This is one of the Crazy, hot majors at Michigan Tech.

  • Great degree for those who have an interest in both the technical and business sides of a company
  • Option for primary or dual degree (MEEM, MET, Civil Eng, Materials Eng, and others with approximately 33-42 credits more)
  • Fastest growing major in the School of Business and Economics
  • Increased interest by employers coming to the Career Fair
  • Participate to learn more about the BSEM even if you have declared it as a major
  • WHEN: Wednesday, October 4, 4 pm
  • WHERE: 101 Academic Offices Building
  • QUESTIONS: Contact Dana Johnson, PhD; Jodie Filpus-Paakola

Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition – Oct 7th

On Saturday, Oct. 7th, in the library, there will be the annual Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition. Around 20 student teams or individuals will compete for prizes by communicating in just 2 minutes, the best business idea they can come up with.

Elevator Pitch 2017 Info

Sneak peak at the prize lineup:

Most Actionable Business

$5000 Berquist Prize (expense account)

1 year Smartzone space and Smart Start Tuition Waiver

Silicon Valley Experience ticket


Best Elevator Pitch

$1000 cash

Silicon Valley Experience Ticket

Smart Start Tuition Waiver and Smartzone Virtual Client


Best Technological Innovation

$1000 cash Sponsored by MEDC

Silicon Valley Experience ticket

Free patent discovery from Brooks-Kushman ($2500)

Smart Start Program Tuition Waiver


Most Disruptive Technological Innovation

$150 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket

Free patent discovery from Brooks-Kushman ($1500)


Best Green Innovation

$250 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket


Best Social Innovation 

$250 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket


Most Economic Impact on the UP

$100 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket


Best Lifestyle Business

$100 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket


Audience Favorite

$200 cash

Silicon Valley Experience ticket

Based on cheers