Category: Expos and Fairs

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.

Call for Abstracts: ACS Student Research Symposium

The eighth annual American Chemical Society (ACS) Upper Peninsula Student Research Symposium is seeking abstracts! The symposium will be held at Northern Michigan University from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22.

This is a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. Submissions are open to undergraduate, graduate, high school and community college students from the Upper Peninsula. We welcome visitors and community members! There is no cost to present and lunch will be provided. Prize money will be awarded for best posters and presentations.

For more information and to register for the symposium, visit the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section website. The registration deadline is Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. ET.

To all presenters, visitors and judges: Please register to ensure we have enough food ordered. Contact Momoko Tajiri at mtajiri@mtu.edu with any questions.

By the ACS Upper Peninsula Local Section.

Save the Date: Computing[MTU] Poster Session Is Oct. 10

The Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) and the College of Computing invite the campus community to a Computing[MTU] Showcase research poster session on Oct. 10 from 1-3 p.m. in MUB Ballroom A.

Faculty and student researchers in all Michigan Tech departments are invited to submit posters. Prizes will be awarded at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The deadline to submit posters is Sept. 30 at midnight.

Read more and submit your poster on the ICC Blog.

By Institute of Computing and Cybersystems.

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.

Applications Open for Innovation Award at Michigan Tech Design Expo

Husky Innovate and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) are offering an innovation award of $500 split among three Design Expo teams that demonstrate an innovative customer value proposition that displays a clear understanding of their customer’s needs.

The winning teams’ solutions will be distinctive when compared to alternatives and demonstrate the potential for positive economic and/or societal impact. All teams are encouraged to apply and must submit our application form by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday (April 12) to be considered.

Three prize winners will be announced at Design Expo on April 21.

Winners will receive:

  • First place — $250
  • Second place — $150
  • Third place — $100

By Husky Innovate, Pavlis Honors College.