Month: December 2019

Job Posting: MDOT is seeking a Transportation Engineer 9-12 (Mackinac Bridge)

This position will assist the Chief Engineer (Engineer Manager) for all planning, development, and implementation of maintenance and construction programs for the Mackinac Bridge.

This will include:

  • Painting needs
  • Structural repairs
  • Resurfacing
  • Building construction
  • Plaza renovation
  • Development of other cost-effective programs relating to the Bridge as directed by the Authority.

You may view the job posting here:

MDOT Transportation Engineer 9 – 12 (Mackinac Bridge)

Study Abroad: The Green Program

Japan Program:

Are you interested in any of the following?
  • Study nuclear energy in Japan & current disaster mitigation efforts
  • Snowshoeing through the Japanese Alps
  • Understand policy changes to transition to 100% renewable energy
  • Study abroad for just 8-10 days over Spring or Summer Break

There are a few spots remaining for March 7-15 and May 17-26!

For more information please visit:

Diversity Internship Opportunities!

Environment for the Americas coordinates over 40 paid internship opportunities for diverse youth interested in careers in natural resources, environmental education, communications, history, and more with federal agencies across the country.

Mosaics in Science applications will be accepted through February 3rd, 2020, and LHIP through February 7th, 2020.

Please see attached flyers for more information.


Paid Summer Research Programs!

Most programs offer both a stipend and housing and travel support. Programs range across all STEM disciplines and all areas of the country!

Job Posting: MDOT is seeking a North Region Design Engineer

As part of the North Region Design Squad, this position prepares the design plans for transportation design projects in the region.

This position requires knowledge of MicroStation, Geopak, Roadway Modeler, ProjectWise, Trnsport and design drafting standards.

This person prepares proposal material, reviews project related documents, and performs quality assurance checks on plans as directed by the Region Design Engineer.

You may view job posting here :

North Region Design Engineer (Transportation Engineer 9/10/P11)

Spring 2020 courses on environmental philosophy and Indigenous Perspectives

There are two new courses being taught Spring 2020, both of which focus on different ways of reflecting on our relationships to our natural environments, asking questions about the meaning of environment, ecology, resources, and management, with a particular emphasis on the perspective of indigenous peoples.

FW 4111 Indigenous Natural Resources Management Dr. Valoree Gagnon
TR 2:05-3:20 pm, Noblet G029
HU 4700 Environmental Philosophy Dr. Scott Marratto
TR 2:05-3:20 pm, Fisher 131
Though these are distinct courses, they will have several joint meetings, a shared field trip and research project.

Poster with more information is below.


IEEE Women in Engineering Webinar Series

The ECE department will be streaming a webinar from IEEE titled “Advice I Would Give My Younger Self.” Hosted by former IEEE president Karen Bartleson, the presentation will focus on her career path and advice she has for aspiring women engineers. All are welcome! Karen will discuss a range of topics including leadership, mentoring, and paving a path to success.

You can RSVP at:

New job opportunity from U.S. Compliance

U.S. Compliance is currently seeking a talented professional to join the growing compliance practice as an Environmental Specialist in Excelsior, Minnesota.

The ideal candidate will have technical expertise within the manufacturing and industrial environmental regulations, a passion for regulatory compliance and a strong desire to interact with and present information and solutions to clients.

You can view this job along with the application process by going to this link: