For Feb. 4 – 8, 2019


Student Chapter Organization and Speaker Meetings

  • Monday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m., Kearney 312. AGC Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Rosendin Electric. Free dinner served.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5 p.m., Kearney 212, ASCE Student Chapter Speaker Meeting featuring Mackenzie. Free dinner served. Bring a copy of your resume to the meeting if you’re interested in a full-time or internship opportunity. 
  • Friday, Feb. 8, 4 to 7 p.m., Dixon Recreation Center, first floor ping pong court, ITE Student Chapter Ping Pong Tournament. Compete for cash prizes of up to $100. Competition is 2 v 2 teams. No registration or membership required. For more information or to reserve an early spot, email
  • 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.


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

Thesis Defense

  • Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m., Kearney 311, MS Thesis Defense, Sean Gestson, “Problem Solving Personas of Civil Engineering Practitioners using Eye Tracking Techniques.” 


  • 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
  • Monday, Feb. 4,  5 p.m., Kearney 312, ASC Student Competition mandatory meeting.
  • Tuesday, February 5, 6 to 7 p.m., Johnson 219, COE 2019-2020 Ambassadors informational session. As an Ambassador, students have the opportunity to get more involved with the COE through outreach, recruitment, current student support, and alumni relations. Learn more and apply. All applicants must be members of the Leadership Academy.
  • Thursday, Feb. 7, 5 p.m., OSU Portland Center, Portland mass-timber-construction meetup
  • 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
  • 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, featuring A.J. Fillo, PhD candidate in mechanical engineering. 
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Kearney 311, CCE Industry Panel & Networking. Ask questions and learn from representatives of all disciplines of civil engineering. Presented by Women in CCE. All are welcome to attend. Food provided. 
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Career Center, 2019 Winter Civil and Construction Engineering Fair
  • 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.  


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 began 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

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

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. 

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. Applicants are invited to apply online through job posting numbers 12535 and 12584. Selections will be announced in May. Letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019.

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. 

New! The College of Engineering’s Engineering Student Council seeks faculty volunteers to serve as judges for the Engineer’s Week PechaKucha event, a fast-paced competition where club leaders present information about their club to judges and an audience to win prizes. Preliminaries are Feb. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. and finals are Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Judges need not attend both events. To learn more or volunteer, email

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 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. 

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. Learn more. Intent to Apply Deadline: March 29, 2019. Application Deadline: April 15, 2019. 

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. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 29, 2019. 

New! The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applicants for a summer REU program focused on sustainable civil infrastructure in rural environments. Learn more and apply


Student Jobs

  • The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering seeks to hire a student IT technician for hardware, software, wireless, network, and server support. Apply online.   


  • The Civil Engineering program at the Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure or teaching track faculty position in the area of environmental engineering. Learn more and apply


  • Civil West Engineering Services, Inc. seeks to hire EITs for their Willamette Valley office. Learn more and apply
  • Froelich Engineers seeks to hire an EIT/entry-level structural engineer for their Bend, Oregon office. Learn more and apply
  • The Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge & Structures Office seeks to hire five bridge engineers. Apply at Bridge Engineer 4 (In-Training). Applications close Feb. 25. 

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