2023 Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School

Next summer, Los Alamos National Laboratory will be hosting the twenty-fourth edition of the Los Alamos Dynamics Summer School (LADSS). More information is available at https://ladss.lanl.gov, including instructions on how to apply. 

They are seeking students with academic focuses in engineering (including mechanical, electrical, aerospace, and civil), as well as those in computer science and applied math.

Scholarship: APAM


APAM Scholarship Program ensures the future of the asphalt industry and that of asphalt as
America’s leading choice in paving materials.

• An incentive for students to be interested in the asphalt paving industry
• A workforce with training in asphalt technology; and
• An incentive for colleges/universities to offer training in asphalt technology

• The scholarship program currently provides funding for undergraduate or graduate
students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year
college or university or two-year technical institution in Michigan and interested in
pursuing a career in the HMA Paving Industry.
• Financial need will not be considered and scholarship awards are renewable up to two
years or graduation, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic
performance and continued eligibility for the program.

Deadline: October 21st

Scholarship: MTU Rail Transportation Program (First Year Scholarship) Deadline Extended

First year students, the Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program is offering up to four $500 scholarships this fall.  The application is attached to this email, and the deadline for applications has been extended to Friday, October 14, 2022.  These scholarships are renewable each year that the applicant remains involved with the Rail Transportation Program, and participates in the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club.  Scholarship renewals will increase to $1000 in the second year, $1500 in the third year, and $1500 again in the fourth year.  Details are at  http://rail.mtu.edu/rail-industry-scholarships#overlay-context=education  I’ve also attached the flyer for this scholarship program.  Let me know if you have any questions!

David Nelson, PE
Senior Research Engineer
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
301 Grover C Dillman Hall
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931-1295

Job Posting: Delta Airport Consultants (full time/internships)

Delta Airport Consultants, Inc. takes civil engineering concepts and applies them to the planning, design, and development of airports. Are you interested in transportation, water resources, land development, construction, or airports? We might be a great fit for you!

Looking for full-time work?

We are actively looking for aviation enthusiasts to start work full-time in our Richmond, VA office in both January 2023 and June 2023! Year 2 can be in another Delta office location if desired!

Learn more about our LAUNCH Program at our 30-minute info session on Wednesday, October 5th at 3:30pm EST. Join us at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7862273824843217933! (Interested but can’t join? Reach out to Tara at teschenfelder@deltaairport.com.)

Looking for an internship?

We’re looking for civil engineering students for our Summer Aviation Experience. Join us to experience the world of aviation at various Delta offices from June through July, with an option to stay on board for some actual pilot training in August! We’re planning to take off the week after the 4th of July but otherwise give you the chance to see a project from design through bidding and construction, hone your CAD and Civil 3D skills, and get a taste of aviation, including the opportunity to fly!

Apply at www.deltaairport.com/careers. Submit your resume and tell us why you’re interested. Feel free to reach out with any questions! Upcoming deadlines:

  • Oct 11th – LAUNCH – Jan 2023 start
  • Oct 20th – LAUNCH – Jun 2023 start
  • Oct 31st – Summer Aviation Experience 2023

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.