Friday, April 27, 2012

Entry-level Electrical Engineer opportunities at the City of Seattle

Seattle City Light is seeking three Electrical Engineer Assistants to join their Streetlight Engineering, Systems Planning and Distribution Engineering units.  Please share this information with your graduating Electrical Engineering students.  The posting is open at until 5/8/12.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

EE Professional Master's Program Info Session - 5/2

Whether you're already working as a bachelor's level electrical engineer or want to break into a new field, the UW Professional Master's Program (PMP) may be for you. The Electrical Engineering PMP offers a work-compatible Master's degree in electrical engineering and courses taught by UW Seattle's world class Electrical Engineering faculty. Our faculty's cutting edge research informs their teaching, allowing you to bring the latest ideas to bear in your career. The program typically takes 3 years to complete, with students taking one class per quarter in the evening as well as a 1-credit quarterly seminar. The PMP leads to the same degree offered through the daytime program - the MSEE.

Interested in learning more? Attend our upcoming information session:

*On Campus* Information Session
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012, 6PM

Please RSVP at:

Student Position Available in First Year Programs

First Year Programs is currently seeking applicants for the position of Student Coordinator. The Student Coordinator in the Office of First Year Programs (FYP) functions administratively and programmatically in support of all transitional programs for which the office is responsible.  These programs include Advising and Orientation, Parent Orientation, Freshman Interest Groups, Transfer Interest Groups, Dawg Daze, Outdoor Adventures and Husky Adventures.  This is a position of significant responsibility, open to all currently registered UW undergraduate students, who are available to work in a year-round capacity.

Preferred Start Date: May 23rd
Questions: Contact First Year Programs with any questions at 206.543.4905 or
Pay: $10/hour

Applications and position information are available at online at

PolyU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Student Challenge (GSC) 2013 - now open for registration

Organised by PolyU, GSC is a global business plan competition for secondary and university students. Over 370 teams from 29 countries have taken part in this Challenge since its inception in 2010.  In 2010, the Gold Award of the University Division went to Johns Hopkins University, USA and in 2011, to Purdue University, USA respectively.

A total of 30 teams in the University Division will be shortlisted and sponsored for their flights to/from Hong Kong and will be offered accommodation at PolyU Student Halls of Residence.  Apart from representing your school/institution in this global Challenge at the Semi-Final/Final rounds, an array of tailored activities and cultural immersion programmes will be arranged for the teams during their stay in Hong Kong.

Further details and online registration form are available at

Monday, April 23, 2012

Top 150 Seniors: Calling all Seniors! Apply to be recognized!

In honor of the University of Washington’s 150 Celebration, the UW Class of 2012 Senior Class Gift is honoring the top 150 Seniors who have done exceptional work around this campus throughout their careers as Huskies. The 2012 Senior Class Gift is to create and sustain traditions on campus, to leave a legacy behind for future generations of students to enjoy and take pride in their university. With this vision in mind, we are searching for students with a mix of excellence in academic activities, professional achievements, student life and leadership roles, and community involvement both on and off campus. We want students who feel they have left a legacy, no matter how large or small that legacy may be. Apply via catalyst at ( by Monday, April 23rd at midnight.

For questions or comments, email the Senior Class Gift Chair, Almeera Anwar at and check our Facebook page ( and donate today by visiting UW Foundation page ( )!We look forward to all your submissions!

Call for Participants Research Study: Survey Data Quality for Mobile Phones

Researchers at the University of Washington are performing a study on survey data quality assurance using mobile phones.

Participation in research studies is always voluntary!

This study may be a good fit for you if you:
  • Are a student at the University of Washington.
  • Own and use your own Android phone.
  • Are willing to have the study software on your phone.
If you took part in this study, you would:
  • Attend a training session in the lab.
  • Conduct a short survey on 10 university students over the course of the week following the training session.
  • Attend a follow up session in the lab.

People who take part in the study will receive between $50 and $70 in gift certificates to thank them for their time.

To take part in this research study, or for more information, contact

Ben Birnbaum