Friday, February 1, 2013

"Engineering Jordan, Water in an Arid Land" study abroad - Information session 2/6 at 10:30;

Applications now being accepted for Engineering Jordan: Water in an Arid Land, a UW-Faculty led study abroad (exploration seminar, early fall 2013). Come to an information session to meet the course instructor and last year's students:
Wednesday Feb 6 10:30 More Hall room 119.

Financial aid and scholarships are available for eligible students.

Information about last year’s class can be found at:

A link to the application (deadline March 1) and full course description can be found at:

For additional information, please contact Dr. Gough (

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Be a Part of the Biggest Environmental Career Fair at the UW Campus!

Join us this year at the 2013 UW Environmental Career Fair!

February 7, 2013
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mary Gates Hall Commons,
UW Seattle Campus

The UW College of the Environment invites you to meet employers from environmental organizations at the 2013 UW Environmental Career Fair. Registered employers are filling jobs and internships in a wide range of industries, including business, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. The Environmental Career Fair is open to all majors and class levels from all three UW campuses as well as alumni.

The year's career fair will bring nearly 40 employers to the Mary Gates Hall Commons to meet with students and alumni just like you.

Confirmed Employers (click for organization websites):
Be sure to get your resumes ready and prepare to meet all these professionals!

Search for jobs and internships anytime, online – check out the College of the Environment Careers and Funding Blog.
Questions? Contact

Physio-Control Internship Information Session

My name is Taylor Matalone, and I’m an alumni of the University of Washington Engineering School. Two summers ago, I was selected to participate in the Physio-Control Inc. Internship Program. Through my position, not only did I gain valuable work experience, mentorship, and build my resume in my field; but I gained exposure to aspects of building and designing medical devices at an FDA regulated company.

We are currently accepting applications for our 2013 Summer Internship Program. Applications are now available at HuskyJobs.

Please pass this along to engineering students seeking PAID summer internship opportunities.

Engineering Capstone Design Award

The Engineering Capstone Design Award was created to support student organizations (teams) across the College of Engineering, working on capstone design projects. Funding for this award is made possible through private support by alumni and friends of the College of Engineering. The funding (up to $3000/team) can be used for purchase of supplies/materials, equipment, travel, or training relevant to capstone projects.

The Catalyst survey is now open:

The deadline to apply is February 28 at 11:00 PM.

Students will be notified (either way) by March 22, 2013.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Undergraduate Research Symposium + Workshops

Undergraduate Research Symposium application is open

The Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a larger audience. The Symposium also provides a forum for students, faculty, and the community to discuss cutting edge research topics and to examine the connection between research and education. The Symposium includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses, plus invited guests.
All UW undergraduates involved in research are encouraged to apply and those not yet involved in research will discover that attending the Symposium is a great way to learn about the broad range of opportunities available at the UW. In 2012, nearly 1,000 undergraduates participated in the Symposium, with more than 3,500 people attending.
Click here for links to the application, FAQs, and more.

URP Abstract Writing Workshops
Abstract Writing Workshops are tailored to students who are applying to the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
The abstract writing workshop includes information on what exactly is an abstract, how to write one, and what information to include. If you already have a draft, you may also bring this to the session for feedback.

Monday, February 4 - 3:30-4:30pm
Friday, February 15 - 12:30-1:30pm
Tuesday, February 19 - 2:30-3:30pm
Wednesday, February 20 - 3:30-4:30pm

More info and sign up here:

Engineering Rome - one last information session

The last information session for Engineering Rome (the UW Study Abroad Exploration Seminar for 2013) will be held this Friday:

When: Friday, February 1st, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
Where: More Hall Room 225
Come and met Steve Muench (the director) and learn about this great opportunity. More information at:

·         Facebook (
·         Course website (
·         Apply now through UW Study Abroad: (

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Environment Study Abroad Fair - Feb. 5

In just one week from today on February 5th, PoE will be hosting an Enviornmental Study Abroad Fair.  The event will take place from 3:30-5pm and will be in the Wallace Hall Commons.  Seven environmentally focused study abroad programs will be coming to represent their particular trips to the following countries:
  • Micronesia - Summer
  • Peru - Summer
  • Martinique - Summer
  • Costa Rica - Summer
  • India - Summer
  • Viet Nam - Summer
  • Rome - Autumn
Also attending will be a representative from the Financial Aid and Study Abroad offices to answer logistical questions.  Please feel free to attend and bring a buddy!!

2013 Summer Internship Opportunity with Air Force Research Laboratory

We are pleased to announce that summer internship applications are currently being accepted at the Griffiss Institute for project work to be done for the Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate, Rome NY.  The mission of the Information Directorate is to lead the discovery, development, and integration of affordable warfighting information technologies for our air, space and cyberspace force. 

To help accomplish this mission, our primary areas of focus will involve those students pursuing degrees in the fields of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, mathematics and physics.  Individuals selected for the projects will work at state-of-the-art facilities alongside world-class scientists and engineers.

May I ask that you share the following information with the appropriate students?

Applications will be accepted through February 22, 2013*. 

Please visit and click on the link “2013 Summer Internship Program” to apply.
In order to apply, all students must complete the application form and attach the required documents (i.e. resumes, transcripts) as indicated.

* Applications received after that date may not receive consideration.

REU opportunities at NSF FREEDM Systems Center

The FREEDM Systems ERC proposes a smart-grid paradigm shift that will enable the U.S. to take advantage of advances in renewable energy for a secure and sustainable future. The FREEDM Systems Center will realize its vision with breakthroughs in fundamental research (system theory, advanced storage, and post-silicon power devices) and enabling technology development (secured communication, distributed grid intelligence, high-frequency and high-voltage power conversion, and distributed energy storage devices).

The 2013 Summer REU program offers a research opportunity to undergraduates from universities outside of the Center who are majoring in electrical and computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, computer science and related fields.
The undergraduate student will spend 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 conducting research at one of  five partnering universities (NCSU, ASU, FAMU, FSU, or MS&T), experiencing different aspects of university research, and presenting their work at symposia.

This program is open to U.S Citizens and permanent residents only. Women and members of under-represented minority population are encouraged to apply. 

A $4,000 stipend is paid for the summer research experience. On-campus housing will be provided and up to $500 for travel reimbursement for those students arriving outside of a 50 mile radius of the host university.

Application deadline: March 8, 2013.

For further information, please visit 

Monday, January 28, 2013

Summer Internship with Yahoo!

New College Grad 2013
Summer 2013 Technical Intern

About Yahoo!
Yahoo! is focused on making the world's daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom ( or the company's blog (

About The Job
We are looking for Software Developers (front-end and back-end), Quality Engineers, Network Engineers, and Operations Engineers to help build and support Yahoo!’s suite of exciting next-generation products.

Minimum Job Qualifications
 • Working towards a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related major
• Web-based server and client software development experience
• Strong Object Oriented design skills and proficiency in either C++ or Java
• Solid understanding of the software development process
• Development experience in an Unix/Linux environment
• Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
• Good communication skills (both verbal and written)

Preferable Job Qualifications
Depending on the position, some teams also prefer the following:
• Front-end: Apache, PHP, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript
• Familiarity with Perl, PHP, Python, LAMP
• Experience building or maintaining databases in MySQL
• Cross-browser, cross-platform coding
• Large-scale, large-user base website development experience
• Data mining, machine learning, AI, statistics, information retrieval, linguistic analysis
• Strong mathematical background

How To Apply:
Please log onto and select students. There you will find information on our programs, as well as links to both the New Grad and Intern job postings. For direct access please search the following requisitions: New Grad - #1247310 and Intern – #1250529.
Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Statement of Purpose Workshop this Wednesday!

Are you stressing out about your graduate school application?  Are you facing difficulty communicating the bulk of your undergraduate experiences in an eloquent and concise way?  Are you uneasy about the stylistic conventions of the statement of purpose?  The CLUE Writing Center is here to help!

The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a statement of purpose workshop that targets graduate school applications this Wednesday, 1/30 at 7:00PM in Mary Gates Hall 288!

In this helpful presentation, we’ll review all necessary information regarding the statement of purpose, including structure, relevant content, and appropriate tone.  The statement of purpose is a slippery genre to which most undergraduate students have not been exposed, so come to the workshop to get all of the help you need!  CLUE Writing Center tutors will be on-hand to assist participants with any specific questions, so please feel free to bring any materials that correlate to your own application.

All pertinent details are listed below.  We hope to see you there!

WHAT: Statement of Purpose Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, January 30th

The Career Center's Annual Internship Fair- February 13th, 2013!!!

Are you looking to gain an internship opportunity? Search no more! We have more than 90 exhibitors representing government, non-profit and private sector industries attending the Internship Fair, all with an interest in recruiting Huskies! Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!

Internship Fair
When: February 13th, 2013; 2-6pm
Where: HUB Ballrooms
List of Employers: (Please visit the link frequently as the information is updated regularly)

Questions?  Please feel free to contact us by phone 206-543-0535 or by email . We look forward to seeing you on February 13th!!!

After College Spring Scholarship

Multiple scholarships for engineering students are now available on A new, simplified application process allows you to complete and submit your application in minutes.  

We invite you to apply for these scholarship funds before the March 31st 2013 deadline:

Apply for the AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship
($500 scholarship – open to all students pursuing a degree in a field of engineering)

Apply for the AfterCollege Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship
($500 scholarship – open to students pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering)

Apply for the AfterCollege Computer Engineering Student Scholarship
($500 scholarship – open to students pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Math)

Apply for the AfterCollege Spring Break Student Scholarship
($1,000 scholarship – open to all majors)

Simplified Scholarship Application Process
Our scholarship committee now uses your AfterCollege student profile as the basis for scholarship consideration, replacing the previous essay requirement.

This new process allows you to apply for relevant AfterCollege scholarships in a flash!

Engineering Career Opportunities on
For engineering internships, jobs, and hiring events, visit your AfterCollege Career Network. Employers post opportunities directly to the Career Network in order to reach students and alumni of your program, making it the best place to find relevant career opportunities.

International Summer School Paris-Saclay: Website available

Ecole Centrale Paris, Ecole normale supérieure de Cachan, Supélec and Université Paris-Sud, in the framework of Université Paris-Saclay, are very proud to launch their international Summer School Paris-Saclay's website:

This website gives detailed information on our new annual Engineering for Health International Summer School.

We offer your undergraduate students, going into their Junior or Senior Year, to spend 3 to 6 weeks in Paris during one of these sessions:

- Session 1: From May 24th to June 14th, 2013
- Session 2: From June 14th to July 6th, 2013
- Session 3: From May 24th to July 6th, 2013

Applications for the program are available until March 31st. Should you or your students have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Design Help Desk, operating Winter Quarter

The Design Help Desk offers free advice to both undergraduate and graduate students seeking to improve their visuals for presentation and publication. Electrical engineering students will be able to get help on their figures, diagrams, data plots, presentations, and posters.

You may be interested in this UW Today article about the Design Help Desk:
. Last year the Design Help Desk was focused on helping science students, as part of an NSF-funded study. This year, we are able to help students from any discipline.

This Winter quarter, the Design Help Desk operates every Thursday from 3-5 pm in Room Red C, Research Commons, Allen Library South ( The consultants are graduate students from the UW Design Division.

Two faculty members are responsible for the Design Help Desk: Karen Cheng (Division of Design, UW School of Art) and Marco Rolandi (UW Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering). Funding for the Design Help Desk has been provided by the UW Division of Design and the UW College of Engineering.

UW SWE Evening With Industry 2013 Career Fair and Banquet

The University of Washington's Society of Women Engineers invites you to attend the 31st Annual Evening with Industry Career Fair

Where: University of Washington’s Husky Union Building (HUB)
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Career Fair opens to SWE members only
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM Career Fair opens to EVERYBODY (all UW students, regardless of gender or SWE membership)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Awards Banquet with corporate representatives

EWI is open to all UW students majoring or interested in engineering, science and technology. It is a unique event for both students and employers. It consists of two components: a career fair during the day and an awards banquet in the evening. The career fair is open to all students looking for internships, co-ops, and full time employment in the fields of engineering, science, or technology.

Throughout the career fair, company representatives may invite students to attend the evening banquet*. The catered banquet provides a more relaxed setting for company representatives and students to interact and to also recognize outstanding female scholars from each of UW’s engineering departments.

*Students must be invited by a company representative and receive a ticket during the career fair to attend the banquet portion. All students are eligible to be invited.

--> VISIT [ ] for additional information and a list of participating companies.
Hover over “Evening With Industry” and then “Student Information” on the bar under the banner.

--> SUBMIT YOUR RESUMES to the "2013 Evening With Industry Resume Book" on the huskyjobs website:

Feel free to contact us at if you have any questions.