Friday, December 19, 2014

Cadence Intern Opportunities

Application Engineering Intern Opportunities
Are you looking to start your career interning with the leading provider of electronic design
automation (EDA) and system design technologies? If you have EE, CS, CE, Physics, or Math experience through internships or US graduate university courses or have recently graduated in the top 15% of a US Masters/PhD program, Cadence may be the place for you. Students must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited US college or university program upon request prior to employment. Candidates currently on student visas (with Available Practical Training) are also encouraged to apply. Must have a GPA of 3.65 or higher, with major course of study in an EE, CS, CE, Physics, or Math curriculum. Must have excellent English language communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation.

As a Cadence application engineering intern, you will not only get new technical knowledge and strong experience with our EDA tools, but also learn how a company like Cadence works, what internal processes exist, and how to efficiently work with your colleagues, and how we interact with our customers. In this unique and prominent position, you will take a versatile role, gaining a lot of expertise in different contexts.

Where are internships located?
Internship opportunities are offered throughout many Cadence US offices including, but not limited to, San Jose and Irvine, CA; Dallas and Austin, TX; and Chelmsford, MA.

What opportunities are offered?
Students will find opportunities in Application Engineering areas such as:
• Physical Design
• Hardware Design
• Functional and Formal Verification
• Design for Test
• Timing
• Synthesis
• Design for Manufacturing
• FPGA or Mixed-Signal/Analog Design
• Physical IC Layout
• Board-Level Design
• Signal Integrity/Package

How long is an internship?
Average duration of an internship is three to six months. Cadence offers internship opportunities throughout the year, with most positions available now until summer.

What benefits do interns receive?
• Real-world work experience and research opportunities
• Exposure to EDA and semiconductor IP technology
• Opportunity to work with engineering and business experts
• Competitive salary

Who qualifies as an intern?
EE, CS, CE, Physics, or Math graduate students (Masters or PhD) who are enrolled at least half-time at an accredited college or university, or who have graduated within six months of the internship opportunity.

How to apply?
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and a short letter of introduction to

Thursday, December 18, 2014

UW Mortar Board Honor Society

Are you a junior, or do you have junior standing?
Do you have a cumulative 3.3 GPA or above?
Do you exemplify scholarship, leadership, and service?

THEN apply to become a member of
Mortar Board’s UW Tolo Chapter!

What is Mortar Board?

It’s a national college senior honor society for exemplary students like YOU!

Each year up to 40 juniors are chosen to become members of Mortar Board, one of the UW’s highest student honors. Students are selected on the basis of outstanding achievements in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Become part of Mortar Board’s Generations of Excellence, who include famous alumni such as Condoleezza Rice, Drew Brees, and UW alumna Mary Gates.Enjoy lifelong friendships and
a memorable and rewarding senior year!
What are you waiting for?

Applications open January 1st!!!

Want more information? Check out the links below!
National Website:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UW-SEBA: Mentorship Program ! !

I’d like to encourage you to take advantage of SEBA’s mentorship program – arguably one of the most valuable resources SEBA provides.
Through SEBA’s strong industry connections, we are able to facilitate connections and meetings with industry folks who are interested in developing relationships and mentoring you. Mentoring connections will provide you with personal growth and a competitive edge as you start your career and gain experience.
If you are interested, please click the link below and provide me with an email address and I will follow-up shortly with more information.

Entry-level Energy Engineer Position with Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Recruiting for an Engineer, Energy-Based Medical Devices position in Bothell.  The individual should have with a background in Ultrasound, RF and/or Optics. 

Description: The Level II Engineer, Energy-Based Medical Devices researches, plans, and designs Energy-Based Medical Devices related to non-invasive/minimally invasive body contouring and aesthetic dermatology applications. S/he also directs and coordinates activities involved in the next generation product development, and manufacturing support of the existing and future device portfolio. The individual must be versatile with the practical as well as the theoretical aspects of Energy-Based Medical Devices.

Below is a link to the job description:

Monday, December 15, 2014

Call for applications to Northeastern's PhD program in Network Science The PhD program in Network Science at Northeastern University is a pioneering interdisciplinary program that provides the tools and concepts aimed at understanding the structure and dynamics of networks arising from the interplay of human behavior, socio-technical infrastructures, information diffusion and biological agents. Students will be able to work with some of the most prominent network scientists in the world and can participate in cutting edge research activities and work with unique large-scale network datasets. Network Science is a truly interdisciplinary field and the students will interact and work with members of the network science community representing a wide range of fields, including computer science, information science, complexity, physics, sociology, communication, organizational behavior, political science, and epidemiology.
Northeastern University is a world leader in Network Science, with prominent faculty in the field such as Albert-László Barabási, Alessandro Vespignani, David Lazer, and Alan Mislove, dozens of faculty affiliated with the program, and multiple centers and labs with scores of researchers.  This year we are launching a 13,000 square foot Network Science Institute, and 60+ PhDs working primarily on networks, and access to some of the most interesting, large-scale, data about human behavior that have ever existed. A key element of the program involves careful mentoring from these faculty, and rapid involvement in the cutting edge research taking place at Northeastern. The initial tracks will be focused on the physical sciences; social sciences; health science; and computer and information sciences. The program is structured around foundational courses in Network Science (Complex Networks and Applications, Network Science Data, and Dynamical Processes in Complex Networks), and gateway courses tailored to the relevant tracks. The curriculum is supplemented with additional courses from the relevant domains.
Admissions We expect applications from talented students from around the world with strong interdis­ciplinary interest with a bachelor’s or higher degree. Application materials will include: · transcript(s) · personal statement · three letters of reference · general GRE examination scores · in the case of international students, proof of English proficiency (TOEFL exam with a minimum score of 100 or a degree earned at an institution where English is the medium of instruction) Financial aid We offer a generous complete package for the first year that includes a full tuition waiver, full medical coverage and a competitive yearly stipend provided the student remains in good standing at the end of the academic year. Career path Network Science is establishing itself as major inter­disciplinary research area with applications in data science and data analytics methodologies. Network scientists are employed in academia, government, and business. Applied network scientists work at Internet and social media companies. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2015
Application and contacts
e-mail:  Mark Giannini, at

Opportunity in Global Health - IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington offers a Post-Bachelor Fellowship in Global Health that combines a full-time professional position, academic research, and education with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from renowned group of professors.  This program provides Post-Bachelor Fellows the option to pursue for a fully-funded Master of Public Health at the University of Washington. 

Further information about the Post-Bachelor Fellowship program and how to apply can also be found at on the IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship page.   There will also be an information session on January 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Pacific Time). 

About IHME
IHME is an independent research center identifying the best strategies to build a healthier world. By measuring health, tracking program performance, finding ways to maximize health system impact, and developing innovative measurement systems, IHME provides a foundation for informed decision-making that ultimately will lead to better health for people worldwide.

About the Post-Bachelor Fellowship
The Post-Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) is a structured health research program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global health progress. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of public health projects.

The PBF program combines academic research, education, and professional work with progressive on-the-job training and mentoring from a renowned group of professors and researchers. Through research, training workshops, coursework, and field experience in developing countries, the program aims to produce the next generation of scholars and leaders in global health measurement and evaluation.

Successful applicants will have
• Bachelor’s degree and proven quantitative and analytical skills.
• High academic potential and a strong interest in pursuing academic or professional careers related to public health and global health.
• No background in global health or a related field is required. 

Application deadline is January 10, 2015. Apply online at