Friday, June 10, 2011

Paid internship for solar startup, must be certified to use at WTC Microfab Lab

Integrated Photovoltaics is offering a part-time internship position, starting 1 July 2011. You must be certified to use the WTC Microfab lab, where the work will be carried out (UW Seattle Campus). The work will involve photolithography and etching of components for R&D solar cells. The internship can be extended beyond the summer. Please email me with a list of tools you are trained on.

Dirk Weiss
Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc.
Cell: 617-820-9162

Entry Level EE Position with US Navy

We are looking for recent graduates or soon-to-be graduates. It is a
full time entry level position that pays well and comes with excellent
benefits. The reason it is called an internship is that the intern spends
the first two to three years rotating through the various offices of NAVFAC
NW to become familiar with all aspects of a project and how they relate to
form the whole project.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Summer Pre-Law Workshops 2011

This Summer is your chance to attend an Exploring Law School Workshop or a Law
School Applications Workshop. In addition, we have Personal Statement
Workshops that you won't want to miss. This workshop includes tips on writing a memorable
personal statement.

Remember, you must attend a workshop prior to meeting with a pre-law

**All workshops are located in MGH 173R Conference Room (Located in MGH 171)**

*** Exploring Law School Workshops ***
If you're exploring the idea of going to law school, we recommend the
EXPLORING LAW SCHOOL WORKSHOP. It will provide you with ideas for how to explore law school
before you go and how to determine if it's a good match for you. It
answers many common questions that students have about going to law

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

*** Law School Application 101 Workshops ***
ONLY Juniors, Seniors & Alumni who are APPLYING to law school THIS FALL.
The LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION WORKSHOP will cover application basics, personal statements, picking
schools and more. PLEASE PLAN on ATTENDING FOR the FULL 90 MINUTES.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

*** Law School Personal Statement Workshop***

ONLY Juniors, Seniors & Alumni who are APPLYING to law school THIS FALL. The PERSONAL

will cover tips on how to write a memorable personal statement and it will start

you in the right direction for coming up with a topic.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday, September 19, 2011 from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

!!!!PREPARE!!!! by thoroughly reviewing the pre-law website at
and bringing any questions you have to the workshop.

Subscribe to the pre-law email list at:

Innovation in Cleantech - Register Now for Fall!

Innovation in Cleantech + Market Opportunity = Solutions for the Planet
ENGR 498, ENVIR 450, ENTRE 490/543
Fall Quarter 2011 (2credits)
Tuesdays 4:00-5:50 pm, Mary Gates Hall 389
Instructor: Deborah Hagen-Lukens,
No prerequisites, recommended for juniors, seniors and grad students

Unique interdisciplinary course designed for both graduate and undergraduate students focuses on developing innovative cleantech solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges and what it takes to turn those innovations into exciting market opportunities. Weekly speakers include top national, international and local experts in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, business, policy and law. Topics include alternative energy and energy efficiencies, green building, and transportation. Students will form teams, identify an environmental problem and possible opportunity to solve it. Interested teams are invited to enter the Spring UW Environmental Innovation Challenge.

For registration information contact Pam Tufts,

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Summer English Composition and Literature Available!

Summer is an outstanding time to get an English composition or literature (VLPA) course. Several English courses, including two sections of English composition, still have lots of room. This is the last time for juniors and seniors to take 100-level comp. courses before Winter 2012! Instructor descriptions for the 200-level courses may be found at:

Engl. 111C: Composition: Literature (meets "C" requirement)
Full Term
SLN: 11140
M-TH 11:30-12:30

Engl. 131F: Composition: Exposition (meets "C" requirement)
Full Term
SLN: 11147
M-TH 11:30-12:30

Engl. 210: Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 400-1600 (meets VLPA requirement.)
A Term
SLN: 11156
M-TH: 10:50-1:00

Engl. 242B: Reading Fiction (meets VLPA and "W" course requirements)
A Term
SLN: 11159
M-TH 10:50-1:00

Monday, June 6, 2011

Summer Co-op Opportunities Still Available

Intermec Technologies
Summer – full-time
Everett, Washington
$16-20per hour
F1-visa eligible: NO
Application Deadline: June 9, 2011
Job Title:
Several openings: Computer Science, User Experience, Software Testing, Technical Writing, Industrial Design
Targeted Start date June 20, 2011 or first opportunity

Intermec Technologies Corp. (NYSE: IN) has been recognized as best in class in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) equipment, including mobile computers, radio frequency identification (RFID) systems, wireless barcode scanners, wired and wireless barcode printers and label media products worldwide for over forty years. Companies and governments around the world rely on Intermec's technologies and solutions to transform their inventory processes, drive competitive advantage, and meet complex asset management needs. As our global footprint expands, we have added cutting edge rugged mobile computing and printing and wireless capabilities to transcend the industry. In addition, our distinguished leadership team is renowned for growing an entrepreneurial culture that values our customers, collaborative teamwork and team excellence, which is unstoppable.

To apply for these jobs, log in to your eRecruiting account on the Co-op web page.
Pulsar Informatics Inc.
6-9 month co-op, could start immediately – full-time
Android Hardware/Software Engineering
Seattle (downtown)
F1-visa eligible:
Application deadline: June 9, 2011

We're building a custom android device, and we're looking for a talented engineer excited about combining their skills with embedded hardware and software development. You'll be working with a senior engineer to evaluate a reference design, evaluate and modify an Android board support package, and write Android application code. You'll be involved in transitioning a product from prototyping into production. We're a small team looking for a motivated individual who can assume key responsibilities.

We're looking for someone who has:
Software development in Java, C#, or other high level language (as a bonus, if you've rolled your own Android app you could show us)
Embedded software development experience (enjoy the challenges of real-time, speed and memory sensitive design constraints)
Microprocessor circuit design (you like figuring out electrical schematics, and can read a bus timing diagram)
Strong attention to detail and a record of delivering results in a team with high responsibility

Term: intern/co-op 6 to 9 months (potential immediate start)
Location: downtown Seattle

Tell us why you'd be excited to join, and how you'd be the excellent choice!
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
Summer – full-time
Database developer; SQL reporting
EE, CSE, preE
F1-visa eligible: YES
Application deadline: June 14, 2011

WatchGuard builds affordable, all-in-one network and content security solutions to provide defense in depth for corporate content, networks and the businesses they power. WatchGuard's award-winning extensible threat management (XTM) network security solutions combine firewall, VPN and security services to protect networks from spam, viruses, malware and intrusions. The new Extensible Content Security (XCS) appliances offer content security across e-mail and web combined with data loss prevention for complete content protection. WatchGuard extensible solutions scale to offer right-sized security for small businesses up to enterprises with 10,000+ employees. Since our founding in 1996, more than 600,000 WatchGuard signature red security appliances have been deployed worldwide. Today more than 15,000 dedicated partners back our products in 120 countries. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

WatchGuard is looking for current undergraduate or graduate student for a 2 month paid co-op. This position will report to the IT Development Manager and will support the generation of complex SQL database queries / reporting. The role requires the ability to analyze current software, understand business requirements through interviews with business stake holders, and the development of complex SQL queries to generate reports.
- Quickly and under limited direction, understand current complex SQL programs.
- Understand and extend current reports as required
- Interview and develop requirements for extensions and new reports within different organizations
- Develop well designed / documented software solutions
Fall – full-time
Various locations including Santa Clara, CA; Austin, TX
Very competitive
F1-visa eligible: YES
Application Deadline: June 9, 2011
Job Title:
Several openings: Systems Software, Physical Design, Video Software, CUDA Software Developer, Design Testing, Parallel System Architecture, Build/Release, Diagnostic Software, Graphics System, etc.
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. For more information, visit
Education/Academia - Early Childhd/Preschool, Engineering - Computer, Engineering - Electrical, Engineering - Other

Summer Job Opportunities with WashPIRG

Are you interested in working to expand Mt. Rainier National Park or end wasteful subsidies to harmful food products? Do you need a summer job? Would you like to earn $9-14/hour working with a group of fun people on issues you care about? A job with the Fund for the Public Interest might be just right for you!

We are staffing our campaign offices across the country this summer with smart, hard-working individuals who care about working towards positive social change. Staff typically earn $400-600 per week. We have many leadership opportunities available. Please apply online at or give us a call at 206-621-8334 for more information.

LabVIEW Training Course - Summer 2011

We are offering the LabVIEW training class again this Summer Quarter. Please visit the online registration if you are interested:



Location and Time:
The lectures will take place in Sieg 232 on Mondays from 2:30pm-3:50pm. Lectures start the first week of the quarter (6/20). Enrollment is 45 seats. Lab sessions will be held Wednesdays from 2:30pm-3:50pm also in Sieg232.

Nine Week Introductory LabVIEW course. Experience with data acquisition will be provided. CLAD certification exam offered during finals week after satisfactory completion of course. Special topic lectures will be provided at request.

This course will take you through the fundamentals of the LabVIEW environment in preparation to use it as a powerful T&M tool. Each week will have one 1.5 hr lecture and a follow-up homework assignment afterward to re-emphasize the lecture material.

At the end of the sessions, anyone who has completed eight or more sessions with satisfactory homework grades will be eligible to take the NI CLAD certification test. This test is normally $300, but NI is offering it for free given satisfactory completion of the course. Additionally, NI has been gracious enough to give top-performing students their own personal 'NI MyDAQ' for completion of this course and successful completion of the CLAD test.