Author: Julie Ross

Scholarship: ITE (Great Lakes District)

The Great Lakes District of the Institute of Transportation of Engineers is proud to offer a scholarship of $1,000 to an Undergraduate Student. The competition is open to all undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in Civil Engineering or a transportation-related field at universities and colleges located in Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Scholarship winner will also receive free meeting registration to the 2023 Great Lakes Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids, MI. The purpose of this scholarship is to reward exceptional students who have expressed an interest in the transportation industry.  

The scholarships will be evaluated on the following four criteria:

  1. Academic Achievement/Publications (0-5 points)
  2. Academic Achievement/Publications (0-5 points)
  3. Career Goals and Objectives (0-10 points)
  4. ITE Involvement (0-5 points)

Scholarship applications are available in electronic version (Undergraduate Application) . All applications must be received by Close of Business on November 4th, 2022. Please submit all applications to Student-Young Member Activities Co-Chair Cole G. Villalobos at:CVillalobos@hrcengr.com

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Cole Villalobos at (616) 754-9217 or Tyler Krage at (507) 450-9305.

The deadline for submittal is November 4th, 2022. Scholarship winners may be required to submit a personal blurb or interview to be featured in the Great Lakes ITE Newsletter. Eligible applicants are students that have participated in a program at any point during the year prior to November 2022.

Info Session: NGA internship virtual recruiting event (Sept. 21st )

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is offering a virtual presentation that will focus on geoscience-related employment and internship opportunities at NGA.  Employees from the NGA Office of Geomatics will speak about the work they do, to help students better gauge their interest in employment at our Agency.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21st from 11:00am to 12:30 pm Eastern Time (link below).

About NGA:

https://www.nga.mil/about/About_Us.html

About Office of Geomatics:

https://earth-info.nga.mil

About student programs at NGA:

https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/NGA/students-and-internships

September 30th is the deadline to apply for the Summer 2023 internship program.  Apply here:

https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/job-description/20221120

We employ students from many disciplines, including but not limited to: geophysics, earth sciences, geology, math, astronomy, physics, and applied sciences more generally.  Note that a high percentage of our interns go on to work full time at NGA.

To join the September 21st NGA Virtual Recruitment Event:

https://nga.webex.com/nga/j.php?MTID=m4005cef8fe7325fde76302098e02d060

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 11:00 am | Eastern Time (US & Canada) | 1.5 hours

Or join Webex by meeting number:

access code 2762 589 4181

meeting password is bvJEy2pVs23 (28539278 from phones and video systems)

Or join by phone:

+1-415-527-5035 US Toll

Access code: 2762 589 4181

meeting password (if needed): 28539278

Note that participation in the meeting is open to all.  However, only US citizens 18 years of age or older are eligible to apply for employment.

If you are interested in current employment opportunities at NGA beyond the internship program (new listings posted every Monday):

https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/job-listings?agency=NGA

To learn more about careers at NGA, both in general and in Applied Science in particular:

https://www.nga.mil/careers/NGA_Virtual_Recruiting_Booth.html

https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nga/index.html

https://www.nga.mil/assets/files/Foundation_Brochure.pdf

To reach the recruitment team from the Office of Geomatics:

geomatics.recruiting@nga.mil

Scholarship: ACEC/Michigan

Below is the ACEC/Michigan scholarship application for the 2022-2023 school year. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is January 6, 2023. The application is also available on the ACEC/M website.

ACEC (American Council for Engineering Companies) is a professional engineering organization that provides membership and representation to engineering firms and their employees. Our chapter represents over 100 firms from all over the State of Michigan.

This scholarship is open to students who have worked for a consulting engineering, surveying, or architectural/engineering firm within the past 24 months. Criteria is based on GPA, work experience, school and work references and community activity. Applicants must also write an essay answering the question provided.

Last year, ACEC/Michigan awarded $20,000 in scholarship money to 7 students.

Job Posting: Department of Transportation (Federal Highway Administration)

This position is part of the Pathways Program and is open to current students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a qualifying educational institution and enrolled at least half-time.

The Pathways Intern position will close September 26, 2022.

USAJOBS – Job Announcement

Additional information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/students-recent-graduates/#url=Program-Fact-Sheets.

Scholarship: SmithGroup J.E.D.I. Scholarship Applications

On Monday, October 3, 2022, SmithGroup will open applications for our 2023 Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) Scholarship program. The scholarship’s mission is to provide students from historically underrepresented groups with opportunities to pursue their academic and professional goals while also working to create a more diverse and inclusive design industry.
 
Five scholarships are awarded annually that include $6,000 in tuition support and a paid summer internship at any one of SmithGroup’s office locations in the United States where the student’s discipline is available. Eligibility and application requirements are available at smithgroup.com/jedi-scholarship prior to the application portal opening.
 
SmithGroup is committed to expanding the pipeline of the next generation of design talent and improving the built environment by representing the communities we serve with design.

Job Posting: Bowman (Land Surveying Internships)

Bowman is currently searching for Land Survey Interns across 14 different Bowman locations: Denver, CO; Melbourne, FL; Fredericksburg, VA; Forth Worth, TX; Dallas, TX; Cedar Knolls, NJ; Charleston, SC; Raleigh, NC; Fairfax, VA; Suwanne, GA; Tempe, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Pensacola, FL; and Louisville, KY.

They are interested in speaking with students about current internships — and future intern opportunities for Spring 2023 and Summer 2023.

Land Survey Intern – Multiple Offices

Questions? Please contact Madelyn Hart (mhart@bowman.com). Madelyn can answer questions about Bowman or their Land Survey internships.

Job Posting: U.S. Army Corps of Engineering

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District will be at Michigan Tech’s Fall 2022 Career Fair.

USACE is recruiting for the following positions: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers.

We are looking for bright students and recent graduates in the fields of civil engineering (structural & geotechnical) and environmental engineering to join our team in Detroit, MI.

Check out this video to learn more about the US Army Corps of Engineers and what we do: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F73py8IdFYk&list=PLqtbMFyAaYYMXj9acXJV7hkzmFzK_3JjJ

The two attached PDFs describe the Recent Graduate Program and Student Internship Program.

Come visit our booth at Career Fair!

Scholarships: Wisconsin Society of Land Surveying

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) Foundation and supporting vendors would like to announce scholarship opportunities for surveying students for the 2022-2023 school year (See Attached PDF).  Applications are currently being accepted through the WSLS website (see this link: https://www.wsls.org/scholarships).  Please feel free to contact me with any questions concerning these scholarships.

Last year we only awarded 5 of the 8 Annual Institute scholarships. We are hoping to have a better application turnout this year. Our goal is to help make an impact on the future of our profession.

Regards,

Howard Herrild III, PLS

WSLS Education Committee Chair