Student Worker Job – Office of Enterprise & Innovation

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Student Worker – Office of Enterprise & Innovation

Job Description

The Office of Enterprise & Innovation is the University’s “technology transfer” office. This office is charged with developing and commercializing the latest technologies/inventions on campus. To do this we file intellectual property (e.g. patents) and seek corporate partners or create start-up companies to help us take forward these innovations. The office is seeking students to help in this process of technology commercialization. The student workers will gain experience in intellectual property protections and will also learn the processes involved in screening technology and presenting technologies to companies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Desire to learn about university technology transfer.
  • Ability to convey scientific information in written and spoken form to both scientific and non-scientific audiences.
  • Familiarity with basic software applications, including the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Background/education in business, science or communication would be helpful.
  • Ability to work approximately 10 hours per week.

Required Attachments

  • Current resume that clearly states your background, education and experience
  • Cover letter discussing why you are interested in the program and how this experience will help you reach you future career goals

Salary

The position pays $10.25 per hour

https://journalism.unr.edu/students/current-students/post-an-internship/

Engineering Summer programs abroad

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Summer Programs Abroad at our engineering partner institutes!

Please see Julia McMillin (SEM 131C) if you have an interest! Some deadlines as early as mid-February, so do not wait!

 

“Automotive Engineering and Management”

Technische Hochschule, Ingolstadt, Germany

Two weeks in the automotive center of Bavaria. July 16 – 27th, 2018

  • Lectures and practical sessions in the fields of automotive engineering and management
  • Focus on mobility and new research trends in automotive engineering
  • Study trips to Audi, BMW, AIRBUS
  • July 16 – 27th, 2018

Cost 250 Euros (apx $310) includes tuition, fees, lectures, excursions, social programs.

Registration begins Feb 1st  closes April 15.

 

“Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency”

Universidad de Navarra-TECNUN, San Sabastian, Spain

Two week program. May 21 – June 1, 2018

  • Design and optimization of hybrid power systems with HOMER and Smart Grids for renewable energy integration
  • Energy efficiency in the building, industry, and transport sectors

Cost 550 Euros (apx. $675) includes tuition, fees, lectures, social and extracurricular activities, and daily lunch at the University Canteen

Registration open now – April 23

(Joint program in partnership with California Polytechnic State University)

 

“Introduction to Mobile Robotics”

Universidad de Navarra-TECNUN, San Sabastian, Spain

Two week program. May 21 – June 1  &  June 25 – July 6

  • Obtain a global vision of Robotics
  • Intro to micro-controllers and micro-processors (Arduino Pi)
  • Programming micro-controllers
  • Control algorithms and robot modelling
  • Intro to robot hardware (sensors, actuators, controllers) and description of the architecture of the mobile robot used
  • Intro to the python programming
  • Intro to ROS

Cost 550 Euros (apx. $675) includes tuition, fees, lectures, social and extracurricular activities, and daily lunch at the University Canteen

Registration open now – April 23

 

“Product Design and Development”

Universidad de Navarra-TECNUN, San Sabastian, Spain

Two week program. May 21 – June 1

  • Training and skills in the process of product design and development
  • Provide insights in companies in industrial design process
  • Experience teamwork in an international multicultural context

Cost 550 Euros (apx. $675) includes tuition, fees, lectures, social and extracurricular activities, and daily lunch at the University Canteen

Registration open now – April 23

 

“Engineering Across Cultures”

Universidad de Navarra-TECNUN, San Sabastian, Spain

Two week program. June 25 – July 6, 2018

  • Understand the role of human culture in identifying and solving engineering problems
  • Explore various frameworks for defining and analyzing cultural drivers in the context of engineering design
  • Practice ethnographic methods for customer discovery, needs assessment and developing product design specifications

Cost 550 Euros (apx. $675) includes tuition, fees, lectures, social and extracurricular activities, and daily lunch at the University Canteen

Registration open now – May 29

(Joint program in partnership with the University of Michigan)

 

“Chinese Language, Culture and Society Design, Innovation and Technology Business, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership”

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • An international exchange experience with students from all over the world
  • A variety of talk series by distinguished speakers
  • Fun-filled activities and social events
  • Various choices of field trips: Hong Kong, Guangzhou & Shenzhen, Taiwan (Kaohsiung or Taichung) or Xi’an

Program Fee is waived! Includes tuition, on-campus accommodation, activities.

Cost: Administrative fee: apx. $70)

Optional Field Trip:  apx. $90-$244)

Registration open now through February 12

 

If interested in any of these programs,

See Julia McMillin

SEM 131C for details!

USC Viterbi SURE Program ~ Application Deadline: February 5, 2018 at 9 am PST

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SURE Program: Summer Research for Undergraduates

Program Dates: June 11 – August 3, 2018

Application Criteria:

  • Sophomore or Junior-year undergraduate students who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canadian citizens
  • Interest in conducting research and pursuing a PhD program
  • Strong academic background (GPA of 3.5 or higher is recommended) in the fields of engineering, math, or hard science (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Application requires transcripts, a resume, statement of purpose and 2 letters of recommendation
  • On the application, you will be asked to select up to 2 research positions for which you would like be considered

Program Benefits:

  • Participate in cutting-edge research with top USC faculty
  • Receive $4500 stipend, university housing, and travel to/from Los Angeles
  • Gain experience and tools to enhance your application to competitive PhD programs
  • Explore the rich and diverse culture of Southern California during a two-month stay in Los Angeles while learning about the resources at USC
  • Develop lasting friendships with fellow participants
  • Receive an application fee waiver for future graduate study at USC

Deadline & Notification:

  • 2018 SURE Application Deadline is February 5, 2018, 9am PST
  • Participants will be notified in early March 2018

** Please do not contact faculty directly until you have been formally accepted into the program

For questions regarding the SURE program, please contact SURE@gapp.usc.edu

AFRL Scholars Summer 2018~ Applications Due TODAY

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AFRL Scholars Summer 2018

Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 16 at 11:59:59 PM (CST

Don’t wait!!! Apply today for a paid summer internship with the Air Force Research Laboratory!

Students should complete and submit applications:  https://afrlscholars.usra.edu/students/

 

REU Opportunity at Louisville in MicroNanoTechnology and Additive Manufacturing

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The University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering welcomes students this summer to join our research experience for undergraduates Micro/Nano Manufacturing program called INTERDISCIPLINARY MICRO/NANO MANUFACTURING PROGRAM ADDRESSING CHALLENGES TODAY (IMPACT).

The goal of IMPACT is to recruit and train next-generation students into the interdisciplinary field of advanced micro/nano-manufacturing through exciting hands-on research projects which demonstrate how this remarkable miniaturization technology can be used to create new devices and systems capable of “impacting” the grand challenges of today in energy, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, security and the environment. Although the field of micro/nanotechnology has been around for several decades, its commercial successes have been primarily limited to the fields of semiconductors and microelectronics. Only recently have researchers begun to expand the application areas of this attractive manufacturing technology from the 2.5D field of semiconductors to the true 3D world of MEMS, microfluidics, sensors and other non-semiconductor disciplines. Graduates of the UofL REU IMPACT program will be well-positioned to make substantial contributions to the fields of science + engineering as they progress through their exciting academic + professional careers.

WHAT IS MICRO NANO FABRICATION?:
Micro/Nano Fabrication is a very interdisciplinary and diverse field of study.  Its applications range from tiny implantable wireless devices for the human body to autonomous robotic micro-sensors for the environment to next-generation wearables for the Internet of Everything. The number of items which include or use micro/nanotechnology continues to expand at an exponential rate and the NNI predicts that 2 million micro/nanotechnologists will be needed by 2020 in the USA alone, compared to 25,000 in 2000. Because most nanotechnology programs at universities are focused at the graduate level, undergraduate programs such as this exciting hands-on REU program are vitally needed to introduce students to the fascinating field of micro/nano fabrication at an early stage in their academic career so they can leverage it in their graduate studies and throughout their careers.

HOW WILL YOU BENEFIT FROM PARTICIPATING?
Due to the pervasive nature of micro/nano-manufacturing, graduates of our hands-on REU program should find numerous graduate school opportunities in the fields of engineering, chemistry, physics, biology and even medicine.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE UOFL IMPACT REU:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL: College students in the non-traditional fields of  Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Medicine and Biology.
PROGRAM START AND END DATES: From May 29 to August 9, 2018
PROGRAM LENGTH: 10 weeks
PROGRAM TYPE: Residential (housing and stipends ($5,000 per student) provided) – Meals not provided
LOCATION: University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
LIST OF OBJECTIVES:
Provide each student with a personalized research experience related to micro/nanotechnology,

Have all students obtain a core competence in the field of micro/nano-manufacturing through a common cleanroom experience where they design, fabricate and test custom solar cells,

Develop each students’ independence and confidence through participation in research, in-house presentations, weekly scientific meetings and poster presentations,

Provide complementary programs to enhance their learning and skillset (i.e. seminars on writing, engineering design, critical thinking, ethics, etc),

Stimulate the students’ interests in graduate careers in related science and engineering disciplines,

Reach out to undergraduates especially underrepresented groups, and make their 10-week experience fun through hands-on research projects and interesting social activities.

For more information and to apply to this program, please ask your students to visit www.louisville.edu/reu

Summer REU Opportunity at Ohio State University

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The Ohio State University Center for Emergent Materials: A National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

SUMMER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES (REU)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Center for Emergent Materials (CEM) REU program focuses on fundamental and applied science of exotic and novel materials and next-generation electronics that move toward a new generation of low-power-dissipation high-density electronics.

Projects range from Injection and detection of spin-polarized electrons in silicon or graphene to growth characterization of complex oxide multilayer structures for computer memory applications.

During the 10-week program, you will conduct experimental/theoretical/computational research projects with an Ohio State University faculty mentor and a graduate or postdoctoral fellow from the CEM. You will have an opportunity to participate in professional development activities that will prepare you for graduate school and research-related careers, network with peers and take part in various social events.  LEARN MORE HERE

PROGRAM DATES: MAY 20-JULY 28, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 15

STIPEND AND SUPPORT • $5,000 stipend • Travel costs • On-campus housing (dorm) • Ohio State library access • Local bus transportation

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS U.S. citizen or permanent resident enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in physics, materials science, chemistry or electrical/computer engineering. Students from groups underrepresented in engineering or physics are encouraged to apply.

QUESTIONS? Contact Michelle McCombs at cem-reu@osu.edu 191 West Woodruff Ave, Columbus, Oh 43210

 

The Ohio State University and the Center for Emergent Materials are committed to the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities. The ADA Coordinator’s Office is a resource and referral point for disability related information, services and resources. For additional information, visit their website (ada.osu.edu) or email them at ada-osu@osu.edu.

The AFRL Scholars Program is accepting applications for PAID INTERNSHIPS at select locations

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The AFRL Scholars Program is accepting applications for PAID INTERNSHIPS at select locations

LEAD your future and apply today!

DISCOVER your passions and get excited about career paths!

DEVELOP your research skills on cutting edge tech with elite mentors!

DELIVER the warfighter mission to ensure the Nation’s advantage in air, space, and cyberspace!

For more information on how to apply: visit our website at : http://afrlscholars.usra.edu

email us at: afrlscholars@epo.usra.edu

 

Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition~ Win $50,000 for your business idea ~ Deadline for intent to compete is December 15th

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Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

Win $50,000 for your Business Idea

Eligibility and Contest Rules can be found at Unr.edu/sontag/contest-rules

Deadline for intent to compete is December 15th

Round 1 is January 27th

ROund 2 is February 24th

Round 3 is March 31st

Final Pitch Presentation is April 27th

Summer ENGR research opportunity in Germany

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Application Deadline: December 31, 2017

Juniors and Seniors!

This summer, the College of Engineering is offering an international internship program for junior and senior undergraduate students to gain cutting-edge research experience in a wide variety of scientific fields. Participants will work with doctoral students, scientists or professors as part of on-going research projects at Technische Universitaet (TU) Dresden.

  • Scientific fields: Engineering Sciences, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Working language: English
  • min. 4 weeks – up to 12 weeks in the period between June and August 2018

Monthly Scholarship to cover your accommodations, health insurance, research fees, and living expenses.

In addition a 600 Euro travel subsidy is included!

If interested in learning more, please email Julia McMillin at juliamcmillin@unr.edu to schedule a time to discuss. Or stop by SEM131C.

Additional information on the attached flyer!

 

WiCSE Meeting – TODAY at 5:30 p.m. in room 122 in the @One – FOOD and DRINK will be provided

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Hi WiCSE members!

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving break and that these weeks before finals aren’t too stressful! As we discussed at the meeting before break, we will be having a fun VR workshop TODAY. This will be held in the VR room in the @One. We’ve rented this room out from 6-8pm on December 5th, so we can all have fun and play around with all of the cool VR devices that are available.

We’ll be meeting at 5:30pm in room 122 in the @One before we head to the VR room to discuss next semester’s activities and our upcoming cookie exchange. This is a longer meeting than usual, so we will be providing food and drinks.

Meeting time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm 
Location: Room 122 in the @One
Food and drinks will be provided!

I didn’t get many replies regarding the tour of GE, so we will likely put this off until next semester.

See you on Tuesday!
Mariya Zagainova
President
Women into Computer Science Engineering


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