Category: Career Advising

Michigan Tech 3MT Registration Open

Participating in the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) can be a way for graduate students to develop important communication and research skills, and to participate in the building of research culture at Michigan Tech. Cash prizes are also available to the top competitors and the people’s choice.

In addition, the winners of the local 3MT competition are given a chance to represent Michigan Tech at the next level of competition, and potentially even national and international 3MT competitions, which provides an excellent networking and professional development opportunity.

Michigan Tech’s 2022 3MT competition will be held Oct. 13 at the MUB Ballroom. For more information on the competition, please see the 3MT page on the Graduate Student Government (GSG) website.

To present in this year’s competition, please fill out and submit the 3MT 2022 Registration form.

3MT 2022 Cash Prizes:

  • First Place — $300
  • Second Place — $150
  • People’s Choice — $100

By Graduate Student Government.

Return North Professional Careers Fair November 10, 17, 2022

The virtual career fair is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, where a virtual online platform will allow guests to interact with potential employers. Three regional in-person events are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Nov. 17, with locations in Houghton, Marquette, and Sault Ste. Marie. The Houghton event will take place at the Continental Fire Co., with the Marquette and Sault Ste. Marie sites yet to be announced. It’s expected that more than 20 companies will be participating in this year’s event.

Michigan Tech Idea Pitch Competition – Registration Open

Students who have an innovative idea that could disrupt the status quo and “business as usual” are welcome to pitch their ideas at Idea Pitch Competition. Graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines are welcome to pitch their ideas. Each contestant will have two minutes to share their idea in an interactive community setting.

Student contestants should register online by Oct. 2.

Audience guests are encouraged to attend in person but may also attend remotely. If you wish to attend remotely, please register via Zoom.

Contact huskyinnovate@mtu.edu with any questions. This event will be hosted in the GLRC from 5-7 p.m. Snacks will be available.

Judges will vote to select top pitches and award cash prizes to the top contestants:

  • First place: $200
  • Second place: $100
  • Third place: $50
  • Honorable mention: $25 (two prizes offered)
  • Audience favorite: $25

By Husky Innovate, Pavlis Honors College.

Free Professional Photos for Michigan Tech Students at Career Fair

The Office of Alumni Engagement is offering free professional headshots for students at the Fall Career Fair. A photographer from Brockit Inc. will be taking photographs from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 21) in the SDC.

Photos will be taken first come, first served. Each student will take one test shot and then will have a limit of three posed shots.

Please sign up using the Free Professional Headshots for Students at Career Fair form if you intend to utilize this free service. RSVPing in advance is strongly encouraged. The deadline to sign up is 4 p.m. on Tuesday (Sept. 20). Photos will be emailed a few weeks after the Career Fair.

by Office of Alumni Engagement.

LEED Green Associate Training for MTU Starts October 13, 2022

Who: Open to MTU Students and Employees
Dates:
 The class will be held on five Thursdays, starting October 13, 2022.
Time: 4–6 p.m.
Location: Chem Sci 211

The US Green Building Council created the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building design/certification system, which has certified over 15 billion sqft of the built environment globally. Over 200,000 sustainability leaders have received their LEED accreditation. LEED Training will be offered at MTU for $90.00, which includes notes and a book with all needed study materials. Paying online constitutes program registration, so no other registration is required.

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