Friday, December 13, 2013

Internship with Cisco

Position: Americas (United States) Hardware I Engineer (Co-Op) - Engineering

Job Category:Intern - Engineering

Job Description:
Billions of people are counting on you. Join Cisco to help improve their online experiences! We’re looking for great people who thrive on the challenge of building great products.

We have a lot of cool stuff! Product categories – cloud, social, mobile/wireless, video, VoIP, big data, collaboration, web, Internet of Things, routing, switching, IPv6, data center, HPC, TelePresence

Bring your knowledge of computers and networking and take it to a new level as you dive in and build the hardware that makes the Internet work.

– Solid understanding of Engineering fundamentals
– Self-motivated and highly ambitious
– Creative problem solving skills and excellent troubleshooting/debugging skills
– Strong written and verbal communication
– Excellent teamwork and people skills
– Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
– Flexibility and adaptability

Hardware Automation, Validation and Test
• Design, create, automate and execute test plans for Cisco products and architectures.
• Debug and isolate problems and provide a concise description of problems discovered.
• Influence and drive solutions to problems.

– Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related majors such as Math, Physics.
– 3.0 GPA or higher is preferred

To apply: send an email with your resume attached to

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

STUDENT TEAMS WANTED! 2014 ASME ISHOW sponsored by the ASME Foundation

Dear Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,

As this semester wraps and the next begins, ASME is calling all young leaders for the 2014 Innovation Show (IShow)  Please pass the following information on to your top students to continue projects from this semester! Teams are asked to pitch their product to a panel of innovators and industry experts and vie for prizes totaling $50k.

The IShow provides students a platform to showcase their creative innovations and engineering talent. We are searching for student teams with disruptive products aimed at solving global problems.

Past innovations have included a wireless device to monitor home utility usage; an organic, green insulation material for consumer use; a low-cost solar water filtration and heater system for developing communities; and cost-effective medical robots.

Applications will be accepted through January 31st, 2014
Read more: or contact Patti Jo Snyder, ASME staff, at

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Autumn 2014 Exchange Program Application Deadline!

Greetings from International Programs and Exchanges!

Please let your students know that applications for our Autumn 2014 exchange programs are due on January 15. We have more than 66 direct exchange programs in 28 countries, and most of the exchanges are available as either semester or year-long programs.

Students can apply through our website or stop by 459 Schmitz Hall for more information.

Seattle MESA Tutoring Opportunity

We are excited to launch the Seattle MESA Tutoring Program in January 2014!  I am writing to send you an update on our program and to let you know about opportunities to become a certified Seattle MESA Tutor.   Please see below for some more details.

Our November *MESA STEM Tutor Training* workshop was attended by 14 potential tutors, and we currently have 8 tutors signed up and ready to go for our first tutoring cohort this winter.

*If you are interested in joining us as a Seattle MESA tutor beginning in January, please read on as we may have an opportunity for you!*

*Seattle MESA Tutors must commit to the following:*
1) Complete a 6 hour *MESA ST**EM Tutor Training* workshop
2) Register for the 2 credit winter weekly seminar (C ENV 490 C)  that will meet Mondays from 3:30-4:30 in 211 OTB.
3) Commit to tutoring either Tuesdays or Thursdays winter (and hopefully spring!) quarter from 2:15-4:30 (this includes transportation time).

*If you are interested in joining our program and have not yet completed the 6 hour MESA STEM Tutor Training workshop**, please let me know by noon on Monday, 12/16.  *We maybe able to schedule a second workshop early in January.

NEW - HKN-IEEE Online Tutoring and Discussion Boards

Hello EE Undergrads and Grads:

HKN has transitioned its volunteer tutoring to an online discussion board format, and you are invited to help your fellow students with EE 215, 233 and 235 questions. There is also a place to ask general questions about EE. If you have a minute, use the following link to check it out:

HKN (EE Honor Society) and IEEE operate jointly now, and you can get more information about these organizations, their events and how to be involved via their new website:

AfterCollege Scholarship Deadlines

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines December 31st
The AfterCollege Engineering Student Scholarship
$500 - Open to students pursuing a degree in any field of Engineering.

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
$1,000 - Open to students of underrepresented populations pursuing a degree in Science, Tech, Engineering or 

The NSA Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship
$500 - 
Open to students pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering.

The AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
$1,000 - Open to students pursuing a degree in any discipline.
Hit the blue "Apply" button on the scholarship application page(s) and Create a Ridiculously Good Looking AfterCollege Profile for the scholarship committee to review after the 12/31 deadline. Recipients will be announced January 2014.

Feel free to reach out with questions or feedback to


Once you've applied to applicable scholarships and completed your profile, check out Explore, AfterCollege's job and internship discovery tool. Opportunities are presented based on your school, major and graduation date. Use the smileys to tell us which jobs you are, or aren't, interested in to get more relevant recommendations.