Friday, May 23, 2014

Internship at T-Mobile

Engineering Operations, Technical Support Engineer

T-Mobile’s Technical Support Engineering team is responsible for providing operational support for T-Mobile’s GSM, UMTS, LTE and data networks. The role requires investigation of customer-impacting network issues and provides technical guidance to field engineers and technicians who are troubleshooting and repairing these complex computer systems. The required support is performed over a wide array of platforms encompassing 4 main areas, Core Network, Radio Access Network, Mobile Internet and Messaging, and IP Transport Network.
For this internship, the intern will be part of a team responsible for the investigation and resolution of network-related faults reported by T-Mobile customers. The candidate will develop a good understanding of T-Mobile’s wireless network design, including the latest Mobile Internet services. Then intern will also gain hands-on knowledge of the Cisco LTE Serving & Packet Gateway (S/PGW) and GPRS Gateway Support Node (GGSN) as well as the Nokia-Siemens Mobility Management Entity (MME) and Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN) platforms. The intern will need to collaborate with other Engineering Design and Support teams in order to understand call flows, network and product design, and will need to talk directly with the T-Mobile subscriber to understand the end-user experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Investigate and resolve customer issues reported by the CARE organization.
2) Contact with customers to confirm the issue has been resolved or collect additional information.
3) Response to system faults, driving to resolution & proceeding to recurrence prevention
3) Update troubleshooting flows provided to CARE as needed.
4) Execute network changes in accordance with the approved Method of Procedure.

Minimum Required
Basic Understanding of Internet Protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP and HTTP,
Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems and basic shell scripting,
Knowledge of GSM and GPRS Protocols such as GSM MAP and GSM DTAP preferred,
Strong verbal and written communication skills,
No previous work experience required. This is an entry-level Engineering position.

Minimum Required
* Senior year student enrolled in a technical degree program such as Engineering or Computer Science.

LinkedIn Photo Booth and workshop at the Career Center next week

The Career Center is offering another FREE LinkedIn Photo Booth. This service is available from 12:00 – 3:30pm on Wednesday, May 28th in MGH 134. Students, alumni, and staff are all welcome to stop by and obtain a free professional headshot for use on various social media platforms. Participants will be able to sign up for a 30 minute window in which to have their photo taken.

On Thursday, May 29th we’ll be offering a LinkedIn workshop from 1:30 – 2:00pm in MGH 134 to help users build an outstanding profile and learn how to effectively use this tool to network and gather information.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Pipeline's Autumn Seminars!!

Are you interested in learning more about the world of K-12 education?
Thinking of teaching as a possible career?
Would you like to make a difference in the life of a young person?
If so, check out the Inner Pipeline seminars offered by The Pipeline Project during Autumn 2014. Students receive credit for attending a seminar once a week and tutoring in Seattle schools or community organizations for 2.5 hours or more per week. There are a wide range of seminar topics. Here is a comprehensive list of our upcoming offerings:
Autumn 2014 Inner Pipeline Seminars
EDUC 401, specific sections and SLNs linked below.
CREDITS: 1-5. Seminars are Credit/No Credit.
The following seminars will be offered during Autumn Quarter 2014:



·         SteAm Team (EDUC 401H)




Online Opportunity:

For these seminars, the number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. Credit and tutoring requirements are as follows:
·         1 credit: 2.5 hours tutoring/week (at least 20 hours tutoring/quarter)*
·         2 credits: 2.5 hours tutoring/week (at least 20 hours tutoring/quarter)
·         3 credits: 5 hours tutoring/week (at least 40 hours tutoring/quarter)
·         4 credits: 7.5 hours tutoring/week (at least 60 hours tutoring/quarter)
·         5 credits: 10 hours tutoring/week (at least 80 hours tutoring/quarter)
*A student may opt to register for 1 credit if it means avoiding an additional registration fee. Students may also register for more than 5 credits.

Details and descriptions for each seminar may be found on our website:      
All students should attend a mandatory Pipeline orientation prior to the first class session. You may sign-up and rsvp at:
Please contact us at with additional questions. We look forward to working with you.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Fulbright U.S. Student Program alumni discussions for future applicants

We will be hosting two upcoming Fulbright U.S. Student Program discussion sessions for potential applicants to connect with current UW students who are either Fulbright alums (already returned from their time abroad) or recently selected Fulbrighters (planning to begin their trips abroad this fall). These sessions are opportunities for applicants to ask questions of these students who have been through the application process, share ideas about potential projects, brainstorm ways to find affiliations, etc.:
  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171
  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
RSVP to attend either or both sessions at

UW Fulbright Program Advisers will also be on-hand to answer technical questions about this year's application process, but we will not be attempting to cover any of the program basics already discussed during the more formal information sessions. We still have a couple of those more formal information sessions scheduled for this spring. Please see for dates, details, and many other helpful Fulbright-related resources.

Seeking Dawg Daze Leaders -- Be a leader on campus in fall 2014!

We are looking for you to be in the front of the pack on campus and sign up to be a Dawg Daze Leader! We have extended our deadline for applications until May 26th.  Please consider joining the Dawg Daze team.  This is a great way to get involved, welcome new students, and meet other UW students who are enthusiastic and want to make a difference.  Additionally, you get a free Dawg Daze T-shirt, free food, and exclusive access to many Dawg Daze events.
More information about being a Dawg Daze leader can be found at    
Thanks and good luck finishing the quarter!


We are pleased to inform you about the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca's call for applications for PhD positions in the following specialized curricula
Si informa che è aperto il nuovo bando di selezione per l'accesso al Programma di Dottorato di IMT Alti Studi Lucca per i seguenti curricula di specializzazione:
  • Economics
  • Management Science
  • Complex Networks
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Control Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Image Analysis
  • Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage
  • No tuition fees (regional tax excluded), free room and access to IMT Canteen
    Esenzione dalle tasse d'iscrizione (tranne la tassa regionale per il diritto allo studio), alloggio gratuito, accesso gratuito alla mensa IMT
  • A grant of €13,600 gross/year
    Importo lordo della borsa: €13.600/anno
Candidates can apply if they obtain their (minimum) 4-year undergraduate degree NO LATER than October 31, 2014
Possono fare domanda coloro che conseguano il titolo di accesso entro e NON OLTRE 31 ottobre 2014
DEADLINE: July 14th, 2014
Learn more about the PhD program by participating in our interactive webinar. Go to to sign up.
Per maggiori informazioni sul programma di dottorato è possibile partecipare al webinar interattivo. Per aderire:
IMT Lucca ( is a research university within the Italian public higher education system. IMT's research mission is characterized by the analysis and management of a plurality of economic, social, technological and cultural systems. Faculty carry out cutting edge methodological research to generate knowledge, to design projects to apply knowledge to resolve economic, industrial, social and cultural problems, and to transmit knowledge through highly-specialized graduate courses and seminars.
IMT Lucca ( è un istituto universitario pubblico di ricerca e alta formazione dottorale a ordinamento speciale, focalizzato sull'analisi e gestione dei sistemi economici, sociali, tecnologici e culturali. I docenti e i ricercatori dell'Istituto svolgono attività di ricerca metodologica di alto livello scientifico per generare conoscenza, per applicare la conoscenza alla risoluzione di problemi d'interesse economico, industriale, sociale e culturale attraverso la realizzazione di progetti, e per trasmettere la conoscenza attraverso l'attività didattica.
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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NEW EE BS/MS Program & NEW EE Exchange Opportunities - Info Session June 2nd

EE will be implementing a new five year BS/MS degree program with admissions starting this summer. Come to this information session to learn all about it from our Associate Chairs for Education and Research, Profs. Bruce Darling and Jenq-Neng Hwang.
Prof. Hwang will also be introducing new departmental exchange opportunities for EE Students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University of China, National Taiwan University and National Chiao Tung University of Taiwan.

When: Monday, June 2, 2014
Where: EEB 125
Time: 3:30 - 4:20pm

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about these exciting new programs!