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Oregon State to host robotics and artificial intelligence symposium
Oregon State University will culminate the 15-month celebration of its 150th anniversary with a daylong symposium on how artificial intelligence and robotics may change society, jobs and the economy.

From Girl Scouts to NASA
Rosemary Williams, a pre-mechanical engineering student and Girl Scouts alumnus, interned at NASA's Ames Research Center this summer and is studying under a grant from the  Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium at Oregon State . “Going to work at NASA has been my dream for a very long time,” she said.

OSU Robotics Club wins International Mars Rover competition (KEZI)
Oregon State University Robotics Club members are international champions for their design of a Mars rover.

Mark Your Calendar 

L.I.V.E. ORISE Department of Defense Sponsors Virtual Career Fair
Registration is now open for the L.I.V.E. ORISE Department of Defense Sponsors Virtual Career Fair taking place on Wednesday, September 19th from 8 a.m. PST to 12 p.m. PST. During L.I.V.E., you can interact with DOD Scientists, ORISE recruiters, explore program booths and learn about the ORISE experience. You can register today by going to: https://orau.6connex.com/event/LIVE/DOD18Q4/login
Sept. 19 | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m | online

Fall into Service
Start the academic year engaged in your community. Fall into Service! Join us to learn about and contribute to organizations that are doing great work to strengthen our local community while building connections with others at OSU. Bond, learn, serve!
Sept. 22 | Details and Registration

GEM GRAD Lab hosted by Oregon State University
GEM GRAD Lab is designed to inform students from underrepresented groups in STEM fields about the importance of a graduate degree. Students will learn how to successfully apply to graduate school and find funding opportunities. A panel of speakers will provide their insight and experiences on graduate school and beyond. All STEM undergrads and master's students considering a doctorate should attend.  The event is FREE to attend, but you must register to participate. Registration will close on September 27, but spots are limited so make sure you sign up today.
Sept. 28-29

MIME Career Reception
Come to the MIME Career Reception, shortly after the OSU STEM Career Expo, to learn more about engineering careers, plus current entry-level and internship opportunities. This event is free and open to all MIME students. 
Oct. 17 | 4:40 to 7 p.m. | Memorial Union

The Promise and the Peril of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Oregon State University will host this daylong symposium. OSU faculty and national experts will participate in this symposium and discuss the potential benefits, risks, ethics and uncertainties of the emerging technologies of artificial intelligence and robotics. 
Oct. 23 | LaSells Stewart Center and the CH2M HILL Alumni Center | Register

Graduate Defenses

"Functional Materials and Techniques for Additive Manufacturing in Soft Robotics," by Steph Walker, candidate for dual Ph.D. in Materials Science and Robotics. Major Professor: Yiğit Mengüç. 
Sept. 17 | 3 to 5 p.m. | Graf Hall, 3rd floor conference room


 Register now for the IISE Six Sigma Green Belt Course!

It’s time to set yourself apart from your peers as a Six Sigma Green Belt. Learn how to integrate principles of business, statistics and engineering to achieve tangible results in IIE’s Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement course.

This introductory course offered by Oregon State IISE will give you a thorough understanding of Six Sigma and how to identify and eliminate organizational defects through fundamental process knowledge.

At the end of the course, participants who pass the IISE Green Belt Exam will receive IISE’s Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate (valid for 3 years). Dates: Oct. 12th-14th

Times: (Oct 12th, 13th) 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. (Oct. 14th) 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM.

Student IISE Member Price: $500

Student Non-IISE Member Price: $550

Alumni/Professional Price: $900 

If you are interested, a direct link to online registration is here:  http://www.iise.org/SixSigmaGreenBelt/102018/OSU  

The deadline for registration is Sept. 28, and spots are limited!    

Questions? Contact either: Dustin Diep at tec@oregonstateiise.org or Coby Norton at  tec-elect@oregonstateiise.org .

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities

#1842953 Intern Engineering Opportunities at Analog Devices On-campus interviews on 10/19.

Nike Internships: We will be hosting an all-day Fall Showcase Event on Oct. 26 at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton. To be considered, please apply by Oct. 1. Handshake links: Nike Digital Undergraduate Intern and  Nike Technology Intern

Engineering Internship Program (January-June 2019) at E. & J. Gallo Winery (Handshake #1949538)

Engineering Internship Program (June- December 2019) at E. & J. Gallo Winery (Handshake #1949582)

UTC’s Ingels Engineering Development Program is an entry-level rotational program for top engineering students around the world sponsored by the UTC Chief Technology Officer. You will be working with a passionate, diverse group of people who share a common ambition to change the world for the better. The goal of this two-year rotational program is to expose you to the immensely broad array of products and technologies that comprise UTC’s portfolio, put you on the front line of business-critical assignments to stretch your capabilities and build your real-world knowledge, and give you the opportunity to build some of the most complex and most impactful products that our society makes. Through this program, we seek to identify and prepare the next generation of top technical talent at UTC. Learn more and apply

Job Opportunities

Materials Management Development Program at Pratt & Whitney: The Enterprise Capacity & Materials Planning Strategy (ECMPS) team within Pratt & Whitney (P&W) is a rapidly growing organization established to assess the demand and output capacity of the entire P&W operations and supply chain network. 

#1842959 FT Engineering Opportunities at Analog Devices. On-campus interviews on 10/19.

ATTENTION, STUDENT WRITERS: Prism’s student columnist, Nirakar Poudel, has earned a Ph.D. and gotten a job, so the magazine needs a new student columnist. The ideal candidate would possess excellent writing skills and offer a fresh voice, clear opinions, and keen insights. The column will appear twice yearly and include a small stipend. Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students studying engineering, engineering education, or engineering technology for at least the next year. Please send a resume and at least one writing sample (preferably published clips). Email applications to Jennifer Pocock at j.pocock@asee.org with subject line “Student Columnist” by October 1. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cascade Data Labs in Portland is recruiting candidates for Data Science/Data Analysts roles. Ideal candidates will have strong quantitative backgrounds and analytical discipline. While they will have some demonstrated ability to write code, they will not have learned programming languages for the sake of building their resume, but rather as a means to express their intellectual curiosity and analytical voice. Cascade Data Labs will provide a platform and training to help them reach their full potential. More information here

Energy Engineer / Senior Engineer: Energy 350 is looking for fast learners who are highly motivated and mission driven to join us in our Portland, OR office as well as work from home positions in the Corvallis, OR area or California.

Cascade Pacific Pulp, LLC, located in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, has two openings: Technical Assistant for our Pulp Mill department and Mechanical Engineer. http://www.cascadepulp.com/webapps/CPP/content/employment.php

Faculty and Post-Doc Positions

The School of MIME at Oregon State University is conducting faculty searches in Design, Industrial Engineering, and Robotics. The positions are also posted on our Faculty and Staff Openings webpage. Note that our full consideration date is earlier this year—November 1st.

Postdoctoral scholar: Desalinate high-salinity water: The Oregon State University Water and Energy Technologies Laboratory (WET Lab) and the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 18-month (with the possibility of extension), fixed-term Postdoctoral Scholar position. The WET Lab Postdoctoral Scholar will work on a DOE EERE funded project to desalinate high-salinity water and produce potable water. More info.

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California is seeking an open-rank professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering. More details.

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