Friday, January 31, 2014

Possible 499/Undergrad Research Assistant Position with Sumit Roy

I'm seeking a senior student with good hardware design (PCB) skills - should have some C programming experience as well. Also interested in students with some Google API programming skills. Can do this as 499 and also, if s/he is good/committed, I can pay as Undergrad research assistant after a break-in period.

Interested? Contact Prof. Sumit Roy.

Summer Internship with ViaSat

Job Title:  Intern – RF Engineer
Work type:  Co-op/Internship – full-time
Employer:  ViaSat, Inc.
Work period:  summer quarter
Closes:  Feb 5, 2013
Work Authorization:  F-1 visa-yes
Are you at the top of your class? We hire the best and brightest in each field from schools across the US! Our goal is to be integral in helping you grow and excel at the start of your career, immersed in a culture that encourages you to think of new ideas. You will be working side by side with our top talent and other interns, learning from the best in the industry. You provide dedication, hard work, and creative thought and well provide you with an excellent internship opportunity. You could even be our future new grad!
2+ years college experience towards an Electrical Engineering degree
RF, Microwave, MMIC, RFIC, phased array antenna, Agilent ADS, Cadence.
Able to commit to a minimum of 10 weeks

Our Advanced Microwave Products group is located in Gilbert, Arizona, also known as the "high tech oasis of the silicon desert". Gilbert is located southeast of Phoenix and in close proximity to the lively, up-beat town of Tempe and the world-famous upscale town of Scottsdale. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community, The Phoenix metro area has arts, entertainment, all major league sports, and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.

Ready to join Viasat? Submitting your resume take just a few minutes and well send you an automated response to let you know it has been received. If there is a potential match someone from the recruiting team will be in contact with you directly.
United States

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Business Internships for Non-Business Majors - Employer Conversations

The assumption is that you need a business degree to succeed in the business world, right? Not necessarily.
The Career Center along with a moderated panel of Employers (looking to hire UW interns) will be busting the business major myth at this event next Thursday.
This Employer Conversation will feature a variety of companies that offer internship possibilities such as management and leadership training, event planning, finance, and more. Learn what kind of skills employers are seeking, and what kinds of experience you stand to gain from a business internship.
Time & Location
February 6th, 2014
4:30-6:30 PM
HUB 250
More information can be found online. No RSVP or pre-registration necessary. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions can be directed to or (206) 543-0535.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Husky Leadership Initiative presents lunch with Jim Alling, COO of T-Mobile US

Feb. 5 | Leadership Fireside with Jim Alling
An active volunteer in his community and an executive at T-Mobile, Jim Alling will be talking with students at UW on Wednesday, February 5.  The first speaker in the Husky Leadership Initiative’s winter Firesides series, Alling will tell his story and engage students in a conversation about leadership. 
Join the Husky Leadership Initiative for a pizza lunch with Jim Alling, Chief Operating Officer, T-Mobile US.
2/5/14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Deloitte Commons, 299 PACCAR Hall
Please register

$750 Ethics Prize Announcement

The Program on Values in Society at the University of Washington is proud to offer a grant of $750 for graduate students seeking to introduce serious consideration of normative ethics into their descriptive academic work. The goal of this grant is to encourage interdisciplinary discussion of ethics as an aspect of empirical research. Priority will be given to doctoral students writing a dissertation in the social or natural sciences; other graduate students are also welcome to apply.

The program is currently accepting applications. Deadline is March 1, 2014. For details on applying for the ethics prize, please visit:

Inquiries may be directed to:

Summer Internship Opportunity with Apigee

We at Apigee are very excited to extend an interview opportunity for a 3 month Summer Internship at our brand new HQ at San Jose, California. 

In short it’s 3 months of learning cool new Software Engineering technologies from the best minds in the industry. And get paid for it!

Network with the world leaders in healthcare, telecom and retail, contribute to projects that is defining the industry standards today and you even get a chance of a FTE at the end of your Internship (yes we will wait for you to graduate).

If you like coding and is in the final year of graduation (Bachelors/MS/PhD) please send your resume to Godhuli Chatterjee at!

New Stats Tutoring at CLUE: Sundays & Wednesdays

We just wanted to announce we hired a new Stats Tutor at CLUE!!

Stats tutoring will be offered every Sunday & Wednesday from 7pm-midnight in the 1st floor Commons in Mary Gates Hall, starting Sunday Feb 2nd (yes, Superbowl Sunday).

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Writing Center Workshops

Are you having trouble fitting your jobs and extracurricular activities on a one-page resume?  Are you confused about how to write a resume that is going to be fed into a computer rather than read by a human being?  Are you having difficulty targeting your cover letter and resume for a particular position?  Well, the CLUE Writing Center is here to help!  

The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop tonight in Mary Gates Hall. Our workshop aims to guide students through the process of creating a resume and cover letter that highlights their relevant skills and effectively tailors their experiences to meet a potential employer's needs. 

Who is this for?
·  All students applying for full time, part time, and holiday or summer employment. 

What will participants learn?
·  How to determine which personal, technical, and transferable skills to highlight
·  Tips for determining employer needs
·  How to analyze different resume formats and select one that best markets their skills and abilities
·  How to create a tailored resume and cover letter

We hope to see you there!
6:00-7:00 pm in MGH 254

Winter Quarter 2014 Workshop Schedule:
Thursday, January 16th
Statement of Purpose
7:00PM | MGH 238
Monday, January 20th
Statement of Purpose
6:00PM | MGH 254
Tuesday, January 28th
Resumes/Cover Letters
6:00PM | MGH 254
Wednesday, February 12th
Resumes/Cover Letters
6:00PM | MGH
Sunday, February 23rd
Resumes/Cover Letters
6:00PM | MGH
Thursday, February 27th
6:00PM | MGH
Monday, March 10th
English 131 Outcomes Workshop
5:00PM | MGH
Tuesday, March 11th
English 131 Outcomes Workshop
5:00PM |Poplar Hall 106
Wednesday, March 12th
English 131 Outcomes Workshop
5:00PM |McCarty Hall 334
Thursday, March 13th
English 131 Outcomes Workshop
5:00PM | MGH

Engineering Management Trainee Positions with BNSF Railway

Engineering Management Trainee

BNSF Railway operates one of the nation’s largest rail networks, with approximately 32,500 route miles in 28 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. BNSF is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. For more than 160 years we have proudly served our customers by safely and efficiently delivering commodities such as coal, grain, steel and consumer products. The dedication, talent and creativity of our 40,000 employees have helped distinguish BNSF as an innovative and progressive leader within the transportation industry
Our Management Trainee Program is a paid program designed specifically to shape the future leaders of our company. This program is designed for recent graduates with less than three years of professional work experience. The Engineering Management Trainee program is a 6-12 month program. This opportunity begins with a two-week long comprehensive orientation and leadership course at the BNSF Corporate Headquarters in Fort Worth, TX.  Following the two weeks in Fort Worth, the trainee will attend the BNSF Technical Training Center (TTC) in Overland Park, KS for four weeks of safety and technical training.
The Trainee will then re-locate to their new field location and complete the remainder of their training on-the-job.  There they will gain hands-on operational and leadership experience. This assignment could place a Trainee anywhere on BNSF's 32,500 mile system.

Overall, the trainee will learn to manage crews, project management and prepare for a field operations supervisory position.

Once at his/her assigned location, a Signal Engineering Management Trainee will be responsible for assisting in the planning and directing the construction, maintenance, and repair of electronic signaling devices, telecommunications equipment and other related electronics and electrical systems to ensure the best utilization of personnel and material for a safe and cost efficient operation at maximum production. Assist in planning and scheduling improvement and maintenance programs to ensure rail system is properly maintained and in safe operating condition. Identify and test new technology to improve maintenance procedures and extend asset life.

Willingness to relocate is a MUST.

To learn more about our company, our culture and our opportunities, please visit us online at

Job Location: Systemwide
Anticipated Start Date: June and September classes in 2014
Salary Range:
$56,000 - $64,000 annually

TO BE CONSIDERED, YOU MUST APPLY AT WWW.BNSF.COM/CAREERS. Look for the Engineering Management Trainee posting

Applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding potential orientation, testing and interviews for this position.  Please check your e-mail on a daily basis.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Indoors and outdoors on a regular basis. Environment requires personal protective equipment, hard hat, safety glass, and gloves.

HOURS OF WORK - Hours are irregular with a minimum of 40 hours per week. As BNSF is a 24 X 7 work environment, schedule involves nights, weekends, and holidays.

·         Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above
·         Bachelor’s or graduate degree in engineering from an accredited university
·         Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship
·         Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
·         Ability to work at least 80% in an outdoor/ field environment
·         Ability to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system to start and/or upon career progression and/or business need
·         Valid Driver’s License

Additionally, qualified candidates must be able to:
·         Demonstrate the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.
·         Demonstrate leadership skills in areas or roles outside of normal job responsibilities.
·         Act as a positive role model in a group; work effectively with others.
·         Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
·         Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines.
·         Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.
·         Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles.

·         Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
·         Experience working in an engineering or construction related environment
·         Experience working outdoors
·         Proven leadership experience and excellent oral and written communication

RELOCATION WILL BE REQUIRED. A candidate can be relocated to any location across the BNSF system (see System Map on website Ideal candidate should be very flexible regarding location.

BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:
 Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Basic Qualifications
Ø  I have a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA.
Ø  I am currently pursuing a Bachelor's or graduate degree in engineering from an accredited university to be completed by September 1, 2014, OR I have obtained a degree within the past three (3) years.
Ø  I have less than three (3) years of work experience, excluding internships or positions held while in high school or college.
Ø  If you are offered employment with BNSF, can you demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US without Company sponsorship?
Ø  In the past 7 years have you been convicted of a felony?
Ø  I am able to work in a 24/7 environment, working nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
Ø  I am able to relocate within the BNSF Railway operating system to start and/or upon career progression and/or business need.
Ø  I have a valid Driver’s License.
Preferred Qualifications
Ø  I have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
Ø  I have held a leadership role in an extracurricular activity, sports, club, academic, or professional environment.
Ø  I have completed an internship, co-op or job in an engineering or construction related environment. 
Ø  I have previous experience working outdoors or in an industrial environment.