Author: Julie Ross

Job Posting: Forest County Potawatomi

Civil Engineering Co-op           
Roads

About the Job:
Responsible for providing surveying and engineering services for FCPC’s public transportation corridors.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Assists with bid packages for projects including plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Aids with topographic surveys for design and other measurements.
  • Assists with roadway, sidewalk, trail, and storm sewer design.
  • Performs construction observation.
  • Performs construction materials sampling and testing.
  • Supports the Roads Program Manager with asset management including maintaining an inventory of and doing regular inspections of roadway features such as pavement condition, culvert pipes, signing, storm sewer, pavement marking, lighting, and traffic counts.
  • Assists the Roads Program Manager with the completion of Department projects, projects for other departments, and Tribal Member Services.


Here’s what you’ll need to be successful:

  • Enrollment in an accredited university’s Bachelor of Science program for civil engineering.
  • The completion of one year of college at an accredited university BS of civil engineering program.
  • Availability for spring, summer, and/or fall co-op work term. OR Availability for Summer 2023 co-op work term.

Students can contact Lisa Kerzisnik (lisam.kerzisnik@fcp-nsn.gov) directly or can apply directly from the website below.

2023 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs)

Applications for 2023 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer working on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor.

SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term. Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Feb. 10.

Students who have questions about the program or application process can take advantage of a virtual drop-in advising session with the SURF coordinator Robert Handler (ChE).

Virtual drop-in advising sessions are scheduled for these dates:

For more information and access to the application materials and instructions, visit the SURF webpage or contact Handler at rhandler@mtu.edu.

Job Posting: Summer Youth Programs Hiring for 2023!

Each summer for more than 50 years, Michigan Tech Summer Youth Programs (SYP) has welcomed to campus more than 1,000 youth from grades 6-11from across the country and around the world. We need your help to ensure they experience the Michigan Tech community we all know and love.

SYP students come for week-long, hands-on, experiential learning in one (or more) of our 50+ week-long explorations in STEM, humanities and law. During their time at SYP, students gain confidence in their ability to be successful in college as they experience residential life, responsibility in arriving to class on time and exploring the beauty of the Keweenaw Peninsula.

We’re looking for passionate individuals who enjoy working with youth and want to inspire the next generation of doers and makers. Each year we hire 50+ undergraduate and graduate students for a variety of rewarding experiences that build leadership, communication and critical interpersonal skills.

If you or someone you know are interested in learning more about being a member of the SYP team, we encourage you to attend our hiring sessions, visit our website or email us at outreach@mtu.edu.

Hiring information session dates:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. | MUB Alumni Lounge A
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. | MUB Alumni Lounge A
  • Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Wadsworth Hall Cherry Room

Scholarship: Chicagoland Construction Scholarship Program

The Chicagoland Construction Scholarship Foundation (CCSF) supports future construction leaders by offering renewable scholarships to qualified college students studying construction management or engineering. This scholarship program commenced in 2003 and has awarded over $400,000 to more than 80 students. Scholarships will be a maximum of $4,000 per student per year and may be renewable for up to two years of undergraduate study toward a degree in an approved construction curriculum.

The current online application for the Chicagoland Construction Scholarship Foundation will close in three weeks on December 1st.  Please encourage your current sophomores and juniors pursuing construction-related careers to apply.

Job Posting – MDOT: Mackinac Bridge

This position is responsible for maintenance and construction programs and will assist the Chief Engineer (Engineer Manger Licensed) for all planning, development, and implementation of maintenance and construction programs for the Mackinac Bridge, such as painting needs, structural repairs, resurfacing, building construction, plaza renovation, and development of other cost-effective programs relating to the Bridge as directed by the Authority.  Additionally, this position serves as a liaison to contractors, Mackinac Bridge employees, and Department of Transportation Construction & Design staff.

State of Michigan Job Openings | Locations: mackinac county | Departments: Transportation | Sorted by Job Title ascending | . (governmentjobs.com)

Undergraduate Research Program – Summer 2023

REU Materials Science & Engineering – University of Missouri

The projects of this REU Site focus on understanding and predicting these relationships for micro- and nano-structured materials across a wide spectrum of applications, including sensors, batteries, reactors, and implantable devices. Students in this program learn cutting-edge materials research approaches that include atomistic simulation, coarse-grain modeling, and a suite of materials design / fabrication / characterization techniques. This research will not only advance the science in each unique area, but will provide students with unique, measurable skills in computational modeling, materials science design, processing, characterization, and creative thinking.

We also have several other programs for visiting students. To learn more about those, please visit our MU Undergraduate Research Programs page.

Office of Undergraduate Research

University of Missouri

573-882-5979

ugr@missouri.edu

150 Bond Life Sciences Center

Columbia, MO 65211

Internship: TRC Companies

TRC is currently recruiting for a Environmental Engineering Intern for Summer 2023 who is studying and/or interested in Civil or Environmental Engineering. This internship would be out of their Madison, WI office. Students at Michigan Tech would be a great fit for this role! Below is a link to the job description as well as where students can apply.

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1209901&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000874282306&_fromPublish=true#/