For Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2019

Events

Student Chapter Organization and Speaker Meetings

  • Monday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m.,  Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Oregon Mainline Paving. Free dinner served.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m., Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Slayden. Bring a copy of your resume to the meeting if interested in a position with Slayden. Free dinner served.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m., Kearney 124, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Trammell-Crow Company. Free dinner served.
  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 6 p.m., Kearney 312, AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Charter Mechanical. Free dinner served. 
  • Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Owen 241, SAP 2000 Software Training, hosted by EERI. Breakfast, coffee, and lunch provided. Participants can earn three (3) Professional Development Hours. Register
  • Monday, Feb. 11, 10 to 11 a.m., Rogers Hall 332, Reconnaissance Work in Palu, Indonesia by Ben Mason, associate professor of geotechnical engineering, hosted by EERI. Mason will present his experience leading the Geotechnical Extreme Event Reconnaissance team to Palu, Indonesia to conduct earthquake and tsunami investigations.

Interviews

To sign up for an interview, bring a copy of your resume to Lauren Farmen in Kearney 101B.

Events

  • New! Feb. 1-28, OSU Food Drive, which supports the Linn Benton Food Share and Food Share Member Agencies. To participate, drop off requested food at Kearney 101 or 111. Donations may also be made by check (made payable to your local food bank) or cash to Michelle McAllaster, food drive coordinator, a monthly contribution directly from your paycheck, or online
  • New! Winter term, Engineers Without Borders meetings:
    • Design Process Workshop: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 5 to 6 p.m., Kearney 305
    • Nicaragua Program: Mondays, Owen 241, 6 to 8 p.m.
    • Cambodia Program: Tuesdays, Owen 241, 6 to 8 p.m
  • Thursday, Feb.  7, 3 to 6 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, College of Engineering Leadership Academy’s annual Suit Camp. Learn more and register. If you have questions, email coeleadershipacademy@oregonstate.edu
  • Friday, Feb. 8, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 2019 Graduate Research Showcase
  • Thursday, Feb. 28, 4 to 6 p.m., the LaSells Stewart Center, GRADx.
  • New! Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Career Center, 2019 Winter Civil and Construction Engineering Fair
  • New! Monday, Feb. 25, Cascade Ballroom, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 5 p.m. (networking), 6 p.m. (dinner), 20th Annual Willamette Valley Engineers Week Banquet, hosted by the Willamette Valley Section of the Society of Women Engineers. Keynote speaker: Sue Galatz, 2017 OSU Distinguished Engineer. Tickets: $45 per person. Students can sign up for a chance to receive a limited amount of free tickets, sponsored by community organizations and industry partners, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to apply for free tickets: Monday, Feb. 11. All are welcome to attend. If you have questions, contact Sahid L. Rosado Lausell.  

Advising

Walk-in advising sessions are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m.

PIN appointments begin Tuesday, Jan. 22. Please make a PIN appointment on your advisor’s calendar, which is listed on the CCE advising page

Upon arrival, check-in on the iPad at the front desk.

When emailing advisors, please send messages to one advisor at a time. Multiple messages create unnecessary delays. Send general questions to cce_advising@oregonstate.edu

First-year students, contact your first-year advisor (alpha split). 

Graduate students: 

Please be advised of the deadlines for completing your final degree requirements. For those with an upcoming event (PhD Program Meeting, PhD Qualifying Exam, PhD Oral Preliminary Exam, MEng/MS/PhD Final Exam) please remember to:

  • Reserve your room with the event schedule form
  • Schedule your event with the Graduate School at least 2 weeks before the event date with the exam schedule form

Opportunities, Scholarships, and Conferences

New! Seeking volunteers for a research study on driver behavior. To participate in this research, you must be a licensed driver, have at least one year of driving experience, and be between 18 and 75 years old. Participation in this study involves a time commitment of approximately 45 minutes and a one-time payment to the participant of $10. To find out more information, contact David Hurwitz, associate professor of transportation engineering, 541-737-9242. 

The NOAA Office of Education Attention invites second-year undergraduates, mentors, and advisors to apply for two scholarship opportunities. The scholarships award students with academic assistance ($9,500 per year in junior and senior year) and a 10-week, full-time paid summer internship at any NOAA facility nationwide, with travel expenses included. Students accepted into the EPP/MSI scholarship will be awarded two 10-week, full-time paid summer internships. All scholars also receive support to present their research at up to two national conferences. Learn more and apply. Applications are open through Jan. 31. 

NHERI's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program is a rich opportunity for students to discover the facets of natural hazards engineering. During the ten-week summer research program, selected participants work with a faculty mentor to conduct research at one of NHERI's academic research facilities located around the country. Find details and the application form online. Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2019 

ASEE’s 125th Anniversary Celebration video contest. Create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years. Learn more. Entries must be successfully submitted no later than Feb. 1, 2019, 11:59, p.m. Eastern Time. 

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at NC State University is proud to announce the 2019 Research Internship Summer Experience (RISE) program. RISE is open to current undergraduate students in the upper classes as well as master's students who are interested in doctoral studies. The RISE program will be hosted at the NC State campus in Raleigh, NC, June 1 - August 2, 2019. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: Feb. 1, 2019.  

RCI, Inc., an international association of professional consultants, architects, and engineers who specialize in the building envelope arena, is pleased to announce that the RCI Foundation will fund up to 25 full-time undergraduate college students to attend the RCI 34rd International Convention and Trade Show. The convention will be held in Orlando, Florida, on March 14-19, 2019. Through this funding, convention registration and travel expenses are covered for students awarded the convention sponsorship, as well as a one-year student RCI membership. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: February 1, 2019. 

The OSU Alumni Association and the Department of Student Leadership & Involvement are excited to accept nominations and applications for the Schoenstein Sustaining Excellence Scholarship. This fund was dedicated in order to provide scholarships for Oregon State students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year who are actively involved with activities beyond class work, demonstrating they are well‐rounded, contributing members of the Oregon State community. The fund will award two students a onetime scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: Monday, Feb. 4, 2019

Oregon State’s new online scholarship search and application system, OSU ScholarDollars, is now accepting applications for more than $50 million in 2019-20 scholarship funds. Newly-admitted and continuing OSU students may use ScholarDollars to submit one application to be considered automatically for over 1,500 campus-based scholarship opportunities.  Students must have been admitted to OSU and have an active ONID account to be able to log into the system and submit an application. Students are encouraged to submit their ScholarDollars applications by Feb. 1, 2019 to maximize the number of scholarships for which they will be considered. Most scholarships have a deadline on or after Feb. 15, 2019, but deadlines for specific opportunities may vary. Learn more or contact the OSU Scholarship Office for more information. 

Current OSU engineering students are encouraged to complete the online College of Engineering scholarship application, which is available annually, from Nov. 15 until Feb. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Applications must be completed during this time frame. Applications are not accepted at any other time. Your application will be reviewed by both the College and your specific program to see if you are eligible for scholarship funds within the College for the following academic year. Apply. Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Maryland Sea Grant offers fifteen undergraduates the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. During this 12-week program, each student will work with science mentors on an individual research project. The 12-week program runs May 19 to August 11 and offers a $6,000 stipend plus housing and travel support to and from host institution. It is funded by the National Science Foundation and thus limited to US citizens or permanent residents. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: Feb. 15. 

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is excited to announce that INL Graduate Fellowship postings are now open. This year there are two INL Graduate Fellowship postings. The first is specific to National and Homeland Security research, the second is associated with other INL mission areas. The INL Graduate Fellowship program is designed to identify exceptional talent in research areas aligned with INL's strategic agenda to enable the current and future mission of the INL. The program, a collaboration between INL and universities, provides mentoring and financial support for outstanding students who plan to enroll in graduate degree programs. Applicants are invited to apply online through inl.gov/careers job posting numbers 12535 and 12584. Selections will be announced in May. Letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to ali.josephson@inl.gov. Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019.

New! Nominations are now accepted for the Eric & Janice Hoffman Scholarship. Students may self-nominate, or be nominated by faculty, advisors, or staff. This scholarship is awarded each term. Learn more and apply. Current term application deadline: Friday, Feb. 16. 

Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to applicants looking to pursue careers in construction and construction-related fields. The fund also offers a $2,500 Veteran Scholarship—sponsored by the Ashback Family—for students who are currently serving or have served in any branch of the US Military. Learn more and apply . Applications are open until March 1. 

The Pacific Northwest Section of the American Water Works Association offers scholarships to students attending schools in our region. The scholarships are intended for students whose major coursework may direct thme toward a career in the water supply industry. Eligible academic areas include but are not limited to water supply operation/technology, civil or environmental engineering, or public administration/finance. If you have questions, contact scholarship@pnws-awwa.org. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: Friday March 8, 2019.   

Forest to Frame: Sustainable Manufacturing + Design in Alpine Europe. Visit Slovenia and northern Italy to explore the value chain of wooden buildings from forest through manufacturing, design, and construction. Experience cross-cultural exchange with university students from Slovenia and learn from their faculty and industry leaders. This program will include industry tours of innovative companies that focus on the manufacture and design of sustainable products made of natural materials. Info sessions:  Wednesday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m., Strand 163 and Thursday, Nov. 29, 5 p.m., Richardson 115. Summer 2019 | 6 undergrad credits/3 grad credits | Application Deadline: March 15. 

New! The Simpson Strong-Tie Student Scholarship program assists students who are pursuing undergraduate study in structural engineering, architecture or construction management to support education and encourage the design and building of safer structures in our communities. The scholarship award is $2,000. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 22, 2019. 

The Oregon and Clinical Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting applications from pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees for a TL1 mentored career development award funded by NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).  Graduate or professional students and postdocs  at OHSU, Portland State University, University of Oregon and Oregon State University are eligible to apply. Award Details: The TL1, which is similar to an NRSA T32, supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for one year with an opportunity to extend up to 3 years for training for PhD graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  All research proposed for this program must involve either clinical or translational research defined as involving human subjects or populations, or research with application to human health. Learn more. Intent to Apply Deadline: March 29, 2019. Application Deadline: April 15, 2019. 

New! Applications are open now for The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 school year and have ranged from $5,000 to $10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level (during the 2019-2020 school year) in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams. Undergraduate students planning to graduate in May/December 2020 are eligible for the 2019 scholarship. Announcement of successful candidates will be made in July 2019. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 29, 2019. 

New! Students are invited to apply for The University of Nebraska’s 2019 Summer Research Program. The 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more. Learn more and apply

New! The Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG), a National Science Foundation-funded Engineering Research Center, is accepting applications for its Research Experience for Undergraduates program this summer. Openings are available on a variety of projects at all four CBBG partner universities: Arizona State, UC Davis, Georgia Tech and New Mexico State. Learn more and apply


Jobs  

Internships

  • Juniors and seniors are invited to apply for the MECOP Supplemental Event. students accepted though this interview process will be eligible for one 2019 internship and will be given the opportunity to complete a second internship if they meet the eligibility requirements. Learn more and apply. Interviews will be held at the LaSells Stewart Center on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Application deadline: Sunday, Feb. 3, 11:59 p.m.
  • Walt Disney World has internship opportunities for current students. Students or faculty are welcome to reach out to Kevin Coffey or connect with him on LinkedIn regarding these or other positions at Disney Parks and Resorts. All of these positions and his connections are at Walt Disney World in Florida, but he might be able to assist for those interested in Disneyland Resort in California. Learn more and apply
    • Professional Internships for June - December, 2019 (must be junior or above, including those graduating winter and spring term 2019):
      • Construction Management Professional Internship (all COE degrees welcome): 625308BR
      • Engineering Professional Internship (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Environmental, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.): 625299BR
      • Structural Engineering Internship (Civil/Structural): 625309BR

Student Jobs

  • CCE seeks to hire peer mentors (TAs) for CCE 203. Fundamental Knowledge and skills with BIM, Revit, Navisworks. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to attend class on T/TH 2-3:20 and assist students during class and outside of class. Must be able to work 10—15 hours per week. Learn more and apply
  • CCE seeks to hire peer mentors (TAs) for CE 413. Assist instructor with course during class, grade assignments, post announcements through Canvas and assist students outside of class. Must be able to work 10-15 hours a week. Learn more and apply

Full-time

  • Walt Disney World has full-time opportunities for recent or soon-to-be graduates of the College of Engineering. Students or faculty are welcome to reach out to Kevin Coffey or connect with him on LinkedIn regarding these or other positions at Disney Parks and Resorts. All of these positions and his connections are at Walt Disney World in Florida, but he might be able to assist for those interested in Disneyland Resort in California. Learn more and apply.
    • Entry-level, full-time openings in facility asset management:
      • Planner: 543873BR
      • Estimator: 629029BR
      • Field Representative: 628183BR

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