Friday, February 15, 2013

Co-op/intern Openings for EE Students

Electrical, Civil & Mechanical Engineering Internships – 12 openings!
Puget Sound Energy – closes Feb 22
Successful candidates will be placed in one of the following areas:
• Generating Plant Technical Services
Electric System Planning
• Gas System Integrity
• Standards and Commodities (Electric & Gas)
• Delivery System Engineering
• Business Energy Management
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Software Engineer Internship
UniEnergy Technologies, Seattle
We are seeking enthusiastic and talented computer/electrical engineering or computer science students. Our internship projects will require candidates to produce tangible work product. Thus the assignments often require candidates to exercise their significant “hands on” design, build, test, and analysis s ...view details
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Hardware I & Mechanical Engineer Co-ops
Cisco Systems (various locations in U.S.)
Depending on the role, one or more of the following may be required:
- ASIC, FPGA, PCB Design, Analog/RF design, Digital Design, VHDL/Verilog, Spice, Linux/Unix, C++, Java.
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Web Development Internship
Outdoor Research Inc. – Seattle
• Strong Object Oriented PHP skills --- Zend or Symfony experience a plus
• Maintenance and upkeep of current sites – both internal and external - including seasonal product changes, email marketing, microsites, landing pages and other ongoing web site and web application improvements ...view details
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

IT Internship
Dynon Avionics – part-time
Dynon Avionics is seeking a part time IT Intern. This position is to support the IT Manager in the maintenance and improvement of a variety of systems, as well as offering technical support to end users. The position is for approximately 10 to 20 hours per week.
Working knowledge of: Windows Desktop OS, Windows Server OS (preferred), Windows Group Policy (preferred), Networking - TCP/IP, network design, etc, Drive Imaging and Backup (preferred), Microsoft SQL Databases (preferred), Linux OS (preferred)
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Summer Internship
Kenworth Truck Co – Kirkland
Do you have a passion for vehicle design? Do you want to work on industry-leading products that are setting the bar for fuel economy, low greenhouse gas emissions, and exceptional quality? Join a group of high-performing professionals who pride themselves in developing innovative products. Kenworth design engineers focus on product development from conceptualization to implementation on the production floor. See your designs making a difference on the open highway!
  Kenworth offers unique career advancement opportunities ranging from engineering design, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, and many other business functions
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Software Development Engineer – Intern
CoCo Communications – Seattle
This is an opportunity to sharpen your programming and writing skills with the team that deploys and maintains mission-critical software for CoCo’s military and public safety customers. You’ll work closely with top-tier engineers, architects, and technical leads as you focus on design documentation and the capture of baseline images both in the lab, and in real-world environments of land, sea, and air. Our bar of excellence is high, and in this internship we promise you’ll learn more than you ever imagined about wireless networking, Linux environments, and embedded systems development.
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Engineering Intern/Co-op
Analog Devices, Inc. – various locations in U.S.
Application Engineers provide the technical interface between ADI design and marketing organizations to our customers by providing presales and post sales technical support.
Responsibilities can include:
• Developing application notes and customer seminars.
• Technical training o ...view details
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Electrical Engineering Internship
Sequoyah Electric – Redmond WA
Sequoyah Electric is seeking an Electrical Engineering Intern for our Redmond, WA office during the summer months of 2013. This is a great opportunity to learn more about electrical engineering, design and project management within the electrical construction industry.
Apply through the Engineering Co-op & Internship Program:

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Ph.D. & Master's Virtual Career Fair - February 19, 2013: Full-time, Post-Doctoral, & Internship Opportunities

The Career Center is partnering with 24 other top-ranked universities to offer a virtual career fair just for graduate students, postdocs, and graduate-level alumni!

This is a great opportunity for you to connect with employers who might not otherwise recruit from west coast schools.

The Ph.D. & Master's Virtual Career Fair will take place on Tuesday, February 19th - next week!

There are 30 employers registered. View the employer list at -

Positions include editing, consulting, translating, research, engineering, product development, patent agent, and more.

Dozens of UW students/postdocs have already registered for the fair. To register, go here -

Peace Corps: Now's the time to secure your post-graduation job overseas!

Seniors: Apply Now for Late 2013 and Early 2014 Assignments

Make a difference in your life and in the lives of others.

Apply by February 28 for the best opportunity to match your skills to remaining assignment openings for 2013 and for priority consideration for assignments departing in early 2014.

Peace Corps volunteers work in education and English/ESL teaching; agriculture, forestry and environment; public health and HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention; community economic development; and youth in development. We look for applicants educated and skilled in these fields to fill thousands of available opportunities.

Complete an application at to begin the experience of a lifetime.

More About Peace Corps

As a Peace Corps volunteer, you will help a community in need, gain valuable cross-cultural skills, and become a citizen of the world. Other benefits include full health and dental coverage in service, graduate school programs, and federal employment advantage.

More than 8,000 volunteers of all backgrounds and ages are serving in a variety of fields in more than 75 countries. Peace Corps volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age, but there is no upper age limit.
Read more or watch a video about how Peace Corps service makes a difference for the communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the U.S.
Attend a local event or webinar, or connect with a recruiter near you.

by February 28 to begin your life-defining experience by early next year.

Contact Us

Lisa White
Regional Representative
Returned Volunteer, Guinea & Mali '06 - '08
Peace Corps Northwest Regional Office
1601 Fifth Avenue, Suite 605 • Seattle, WA 98101
Direct 206.239.6618  •

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Intel Community Virtual Career Fair - Feb 26!

Meet the Intelligence Community Online
The United States Intelligence Community (IC), an integrated network of agencies that work together to protect our nation’s security, is seeking a culturally diverse, technologically savvy and skilled workforce for exciting careers in a number of fields. Join us at the IC Virtual Career Fair to explore career opportunities, chat with recruiters and subject matter experts, and learn how to apply for job openings.

Tuesday, February 26, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET
Registration opens January 15. Go to
Space is limited! To guarantee your entrance into this event, pre-registration is highly encouraged.

From the comfort of your computer or mobile device, you can:

• Visit IC agencies’ virtual booths
• Chat with recruiters and subject matter experts in real-time
• Attend live presentations
• Explore currently available jobs
• Learn about internships and other opportunities for students
• Link to IC agency Web sites and online application systems
• Network with other job seekers

Career opportunities are available in a variety of fields, including:

• Accounting, Budgeting, Auditing, Contracting, Financial Management
• Administration – Human Resources, Logistics, Public Affairs, Clinical Psychology, etc.
• Clandestine Services
• Computer Science, Computer Engineering
• Cybersecurity, Information Assurance
• Data Scientists
• Engineering – Electrical and Electronics
• Mathematics and Physical Science
• Foreign Language – Language Analysts and Officers, Instructors, Contract Linguists
• Information Technology
• Intelligence Analysis – Economic, Cultural, Imagery, Military, Open Source, Regional and Technical
• Program/Project Management
• Security, Police
• Special Agents
• Student Internships, Co-op Positions

Priority languages include: All African languages, Arabic (all dialects), Cambodian, Dari, Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi and other languages of India, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, all Chinese Languages, Pashto, Russian, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu and other languages of Pakistan, and Vietnamese. Note: Not all IC agencies participating in the IC Virtual Career Fair have openings in all languages; however, FBI Language Services and the National Virtual Translation Center have contract linguist opportunities available in almost any language, including French and Spanish.

The following IC agencies and components will be participating in the fair:
• Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
• Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
• Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
• Federal Bureau of Investigation Language Services Section (FBI LSS)
• National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
• National Security Agency (NSA)
• National Virtual Translation Center (NVTC)

U.S. citizenship is required. The United States Intelligence Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Career Offerings for Students: NAVIGATING CAREER OPTIONS class and (new) CAREER SUCCESS CERTIFICATE!

NAVIGATING CAREER OPTIONS CLASS (General Studies 350D), Spring 2013

Curious how to link college to careers? Do you need to choose a major? Not sure what academic and career options are out there? About to graduate but not sure what to do next? Interested in finding ‘what is right for you’? Wondering what you can do and how to think in a challenging economy? Looking for support in figuring things out? Look no further.
Course Topics:  * Career Options/Exploration * Experiential Learning * Internships * Job and Internship Searching * Social Media * Networking * Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing * Strengths * Career fairs * Personal & Contextual Influences on decision making and option exploration * Informational interviewing
General Studies 350D, Navigating Career Options, is a 3 credit course and includes a lecture and quiz sections. Students register for the lecture and one quiz section. We are team-teaching this class. Guest speakers from throughout our campus and city will interact with students in both the lecture and sections. We will incorporate a variety of events and career programming into this course.  Students will participate in activities throughout the course that addresses different learning styles. There is no text book for this course. Assignments for this course involve written reflection pieces, informational interview write up, career research assignments, career event write-up, and more.  No pre-requisites needed for this course. This course is open to all undergraduate UW students.   This is a 3 credit course, graded CR/NC. Credit will be awarded based on class attendance, participation, completion of assignments.  Questions about this course – please contact Patrick Chidsey [Career Center]: 206.616.5803;

Lecture (SLN: 14205 ), Tuesdays, 3:00-4:20, MGH 389
(3) Sections offered at various times Wednesday & Thursday

(Feedback from students who have taken this class … )

“this class had an opportunity for me to think about who I really am”
“this class should be required”
“lectures should be filmed and available for all undergraduates at UW to view online. This class should be required”
“I really enjoyed quiz section”
“I wish I would have taken this class before I was a senior”
“this is one of the most practical classes on campus”
“I have already recommended my friends to take this class”
“I think every student struggling to find a major or even in a major should take this class, it is very helpful. I think it helps
you grow as a student”
“hands on practical exercises and one-on-one help was very positive”
“I liked knowing that I am not the only one feeling the way I do about job options”
“the thing that I liked the most was I was able to find some career path and I found some interests”


CAREER SUCCESS CERTIFICATE: Get your EDGE in the competitive job market!

The UW Career Center has just rolled out its brand new Career Success Certificate program, offering undergraduate students a flexible yet structured plan for getting an edge in the job market.

Students who complete all requirements by mid-May will be eligible to participate in a special Networking Event exclusively for CS Certificate graduates.

What's In It for You:
1. Learn about yourself and about career options.
2. Explore careers that may be a good fit for you.
3. Understand how to find and apply for jobs and internships.
4. Refine your resume and improve your interviewing skills.
5. Apply these newfound skills when you network with employers and alumni.
6. Build your self-confidence and career competence.

Check out our Career Success Certificate website for details!

If you have any questions about the program or how to get started, please don't hesitate to let me know either by email, phone, or by making an appointment (206-543-0535).

Lynnea Erickson, PhD
Senior Career Counselor
206-685-4096 (direct)

Internships with Puget Sound Energy

At Puget Sound Energy (PSE) we have a long tradition of service, and an exciting and innovative future ahead!

Consider PSE for the next step in your career.
Engineering Intern #28101
Electrical, Civil and Mechanical Engineers
Deadline to apply is 2/22/13 at 5 PM
PSE has 12 Engineering Internships available within various Engineering departments based in Bellevue, WA.

Successful candidates will be placed in one of the following areas:
• Generating Plant Technical Services
• Electric System Planning
• Gas System Integrity
• Standards and Commodities (Electric & Gas)
• Delivery System Engineering
• Business Energy Management

This is the stand alone advertisement for all Engineering Internship opportunities at PSE. In order to be considered, you must apply to this advertisement #28101 and include your resume and answers to the pre-screening questions.

Become an Engineering Intern and gain the real-world experience you need to compete in today’s job market. You will gain the opportunity to enhance your technical and communication skills, while learning the essential inner-workings of PSE’s business environment. Start building your future today with practical knowledge that will compliment the achievements you made while in school.

What we are looking for:
• Currently enrolled as a Sophomore or higher in Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Good academic standing
• A strong work ethic, initiative and motivation
• The ability to work well in a team environment
• An interest in the utility sector
• Active involvement in the community and or extracurricular activities (desired)
• Previous intern experience (desired)
• Experience working with historic plans or blueprints (desired)

• These are temporary positions anticipated to last approximately 3 months
• Engineering Internships are for current students

PSE is an Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage persons of divers

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) opportunity at CURENT University of Tennessee Knoxville

I'd like to let you know that the Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmissions Networks (CURENT) is recruiting undergradaute students to participate in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) 2013 summer program at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. More details regarding the CURENT REU program and the contact information can be found at:

CURENT is an Engineering Research Center funded by NSF/DOE in 2011. This effort is led by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK), which has one of the largest power programs in the U.S. More information about CURENT can be found at and the UTK EECS Department (host of CURENT) at

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes: Call For Applications

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2013 UK Summer Institutes. Participants in these programmes can expect an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, the chance to actively explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK, and to develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.
There are three NEW Summer Programmes available for US students in 2013;
The Summer Institute covers the majority of the participant costs, including round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the University, accommodation and social programmes, and subsistence, i.e. food, drink, and visa processing.

Participants in these programmes will get the opportunity to:

  • Experience an exciting academic programme at a top ranked UK University early in their academic career
  • Explore the UK, visiting museums, galleries, parks, castles, and islands
  • Develop their learning skills, improving presentation, research and communication skills
  • Meet people from all over the world, make friends, and experience life as a real student in the UK
  • Become an ambassador for studying in the United Kingdom
Note: The programme is open to students in all courses of study.  Students must be a US citizen (resident anywhere except the UK) and possess a US passport.  Those holding permanent residency ‘green cards’ may not apply.

To meet the minimum eligibility you need to:
  • be a US citizen (resident anywhere except the UK) and possess a US passport;
  • be at least 18 years old;
  • be able to participate in the programme in its entirety;
  • have a high level of academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (confirmed by academic marks, awards and references);
  • have at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete; i.e. applicants should currently be a Freshman or Sophomore in college/university;
  • be mature, responsible, independent, and open-minded;
  • be willing and able to fully participate in an academically intensive programme that includes attending all sessions, completing all assignments, contributing to classroom discussions and supporting student ambassador style work as required;
  • have had little or no study or travel experience in the UK or elsewhere outside of the US and;
  • expect to return to the US and continue your education.

For more information and application forms, please visit:

The application deadline is March 11th, 2013.

UW Scholarships -- Apply Now: Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation

On behalf of the Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation, I'm pleased to announce we are accepting applications from outstanding University of Washington students for the 2013-2014 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation scholarships.
Mortar Board, as you may know, is the oldest continuing national honor society of the University of Washington campus and recognizes outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service in senior college students.  Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation annually recognizes UW sophomores, juniors, seniors, & graduate students based on distinguished achievement in scholarship, leadership & service to the campus  & community.   The Foundation awards over $30,000 in total scholarships at the University of Washington each year.  Students from all fields of study are invited to apply.  Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation, active at the UW since 1909, is the nation's largest alumni group of Mortar Board national honor society.  You do not need to be a member of Mortar Board to apply. 

Application Deadline: March 22, 2013
Applications & Info:  Office of Student Financial Aid (Schmitz Hall, 1st Floor) or

Texas Instruments - Technical Sales Program Virtual Info Sessions

Come hear more about what life is like in a customer-facing engineering role and how you can use your engineering skills along with your interpersonal and entrepreneurial spirit to land the perfect job for you.
To Register: Visit to register for one of the following virtual info sessions:
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 4:00pm CT
  • Monday, February 18, 2013 at 7:00pm CT
  • Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:30pm CT

ENGR380: Design for Sustainability in the Developing World

Are you looking for Interesting Courses this Spring?
Are you interested in what's going on in the Developing World and how Technology can be used to improve lives?

Consider joining us for ENGR380: Design for Sustainability in the Developing World
This course will cover contemporary topics related to human struggles in the developing world in the context of how technology can be used to improve and sustain quality of life. Lecture topics include improving the safety and supply of global drinking water, increasing the safety of women in daily life, reducing indoor air pollution via improvements in cooking stove technology, building localized power systems, and others. Through a quarter-long group project and presentation, students will have the opportunity to define their own topic of interest in the developing world and evaluate how engineered technology can be used to improve quality of life for impacted populations.
Denise Wilson
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Washington, Box 352500
Seattle, Washington 98195-2500

Monday, February 11, 2013

Become a UW Engineering Ambassador - Deadline March 1st!

Hello EE Students:
The College of Engineering is starting a new student program called
Engineering Ambassadors. The UW Engineering Ambassadors are student
representatives of UW's College of Engineering. Ambassadors seek to
connect with students in grades K-12, prospective students and their
families, alumni, industry partners, and the community. We hope to
inspire others, particularly those from underrepresented, under-served
or low income communities, to see the amazing opportunities in the
field of engineering and UW's College of Engineering just as we do.
Our primary goal is to connect a diverse set of people with UW's
College of Engineering. You'll be able to find the Engineering
Ambassadors giving presentations and tours on campus to prospective
students and families, or in middle and high schools educating
students on the importance of engineering to the health, happiness,
and safety of our world.

What is an Engineering Ambassador?
An enthusiastic freshman, sophomore or junior engineering student who is
passionate about engineering and spreading the word about it at UW!

Qualities of an Engineering Ambassador
- High level of personal and professional character
- Exceptional communication skills and leadership ability
- Enthusiasm toward the field of engineering, the College, and the University of Washington
- Reliable and willing to commit some of their time each quarter to be
part of an awesome team that serves the outreach goals of the College
of Engineering

What will an Engineering Ambassador do?
Give campus tours to or meet with prospective students, meet with
industry representatives, and most importantly, participate in
outreach events at K-12 schools in the state of Washington.

To Apply:

Deadline is March 1st.  For more info - please contact: Grier Lauren Wilt at
Please let EE Advisors know you have applied by emailing us at