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CSE Student Announcements

For September 2013

Sep 30, 13

AIAA student group hosts meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3 about upcoming student competitions

The American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student group will share information about several upcoming student competitions at an upcoming meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3, 7-8 p.m., Akerman Hall, Room 225. Free pizza and pop! All CSE majors welcome!

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Sep 26, 13

Apply by Monday, Oct. 7 for undergraduate research stipends

You can get paid to do research! Submit your research proposal to the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), and you could receive up to $1,400 plus up to $300 for related expenses. The deadline for Spring 2014 research proposals is Monday, Oct. 7.

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Sep 26, 13

Learn about new opportunities to study in Singapore at info meeting on Friday, Sept. 27

Learn about a new exchange relationship with the engineering faculty of the National University of Singapore (NUS), a top ranked engineering school in Asia where English is the language of instruction. Meet NUS faculty at an information meeting on Friday, Sept. 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130. Applications for spring are due Monday, Oct. 7.

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Sep 26, 13

Praxair, Bostick and Schlumberger hosting career info sessions in early October

Praxair, Bostick and Schlumberger are hosting career information sessions for CSE students on campus. Praxair is visiting Tuesday, Oct. 1, Bostik is visiting Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Schlumberger is visiting Thursday, Oct. 3. Don't miss this opportunity to find out about careers at these companies.

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Sep 19, 13

Sign up by Friday, Sept. 20 to be matched with an industry mentor in the CSE Mentor Program

Register now to sign up to be matched with an industry mentor through the award-winning CSE Mentor Program. Don't miss this great opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced professional working in a science or engineering field who can provide valuable career information, insights, and strategies. Sign up by Friday, Sept. 20.

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Sep 19, 13

Exploring CSE Majors Event on Friday, Sept. 20 helps you choose a major

Choosing your intended major can be a daunting task, but an upcoming event can help you find the major and future career that fits your goals and interests. Hear from faculty and students at the Exploring CSE Majors Event on Friday, Sept. 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m., STSS, Rooms 114, 312, and 412. This event is specifically targeted at freshmen, but all students are welcome to attend.

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Sep 19, 13

Employers hosting info sessions on campus in September and October

H.B. Fuller, General Mills, Schlumberger, Accenture, and Datacard are just a few companies that will be hosting information sessions on campus in September and October. See a full list of events.

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Sep 19, 13

CSE Student Organization Fair is Thursday, Sept. 26

Find out how you can get involved in more than 60 science and engineering student groups at the College of Science and Engineering Student Organization Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Keller Hall, Atrium. Free food and prizes, including an iPad Mini and Homecoming game tickets!

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Sep 19, 13

Explore careers at Emerson Process Management - Rosemount on Tuesday, Sept. 24

Join engineers from Emerson Process Management - Rosemount Inc. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 to learn about careers at the company. Lunch and product demonstrations are Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Keller Hall, Atrium. An information session is Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-7:30 p.m., Keller Hall, Room 3-115. These events are open to all engineering students. Free food!

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Sep 19, 13

Gemini Project workshop on Thursday, Sept. 26 explains 10 types of innovation

Learn about the many facets of innovation and meet current and former executives at 3M at the next Gemini Project workshop on Thursday, Sept. 26, 4-5:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 101. Hosted by 3M. No registration required.

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Sep 19, 13

Look for CSE in the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 27

The Gopher Motorsports Formula Car will be the highlight of the CSE presence in the University of Minnesota Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m., University Avenue. Give a big cheer when you see CSE!

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Sep 19, 13

Show off your science and engineering trivia knowledge in a national competition

Show off your trivia knowledge and you can win great prizes in the Knovel University Challenge, a national competition between science and engineering university programs. Take the challenge!

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Sep 19, 13

Science and Engineering Student Board celebrates Homecoming Week with BBQ on Tuesday, Sept. 24

Enjoy good food and network with other students at the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) BBQ on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lind Hall Courtyard. Hot dogs are only $1. All proceeds go to a local charity.

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Sep 19, 13

Plumb Bob leadership group information meetings are Wednesday, Sept. 25 and Thursday, Sept. 26

Are you full of ideas, overflowing with creativity, or looking for a leadership role? Learn more about Plumb Bob, CSE's oldest student group, at information meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 25 or Thursday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8 p.m., Lind Hall, Room 110. Everyone welcome. Free pizza!

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Sep 19, 13

Engineering students wanted for U.S. Department of Energy Challenge Home Student Design Competition

A new University of Minnesota student team is forming to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Challenge Home Student Design Competition. The University's "Race to Zero" kick-off event is Thursday, Sept. 26, 4:30-6 p.m., Kaufert Lab, St. Paul Campus, Room 302.

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Sep 19, 13

Get involved in the UMN Rocket Team

The University of Minnesota Rocket Team is officially planning to participate in the Ninth Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition. The competition in June 2014 in Utah. Get involved!

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Sep 12, 13

See the full list of more than 180 employers attending the Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17

More than 180 local, national, and global companies and organizations are expected to attend the largest-ever Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Mariucci Arena. All students from freshmen to graduate students are encouraged to attend. See a full list of employers attending.

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Sep 12, 13

Prepare for Career Fair by attending Career Fair Prep Workshop and Resume Marathon

The Career Center for Science and Engineering is offering a Career Fair Prep Workshop co-presented with LSS Data Systems/MEDITECH on Friday, Sept. 13, 12:15-1:15 p.m. OR 2:30-3:30 p.m., Walter Library, Room 402 and a Resume Marathon with employers on Monday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., TCF Bank Stadium to help prepare you for the Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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Sep 12, 13

Employers interviewing and hosting info sessions on campus in September and October

ExxonMobil, Microsoft, Intel, Polaris, Amazon, H.B. Fuller, General Mills, John Deere, and Honeywell are just a few companies that will be interviewing and hosting information sessions on campus in September and October. See a full list of events.

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Sep 12, 13

Apply by Thursday, Sept. 26 to join the CSE 10^9 Challenge

Do you want to change the world? With up to $1,000 and in 1,000 hours, how would you impact 1,000 people? The 10^9 Challenge is a competition and one-credit course for CSE freshmen interested in developing solutions to grand engineering challenges. The application deadline is Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.

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Sep 12, 13

Technically Speaking Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 18 features Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie

Creating and governing technological innovation is increasingly in the hands of everyone. Minnesota Secretary of State Ritchie will review some history of technological development in Minnesota and lessons learned as we incorporate new technological opportunities in this lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., McNamara Alumni Center, Maroon and Gold Room.

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Sep 12, 13

Free LabVIEW training courses offered on campus Thursday, Sept. 26

If you're new to programming with LabVIEW or looking to improve your existing skills, this upcoming workshop can help. The Learn LabVIEW Workshop is Thursday, Sept. 26, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Keller Hall, Room 3-230.

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Sep 12, 13

Several student groups will host kick-off meetings and events

Get involved! With more than 60 CSE student groups there is a group that is perfect for you. Several student groups have planned kick-off meetings and events that include a liquid nitrogen ice cream event, BBQ and more. See the full list of events.

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Sep 5, 13

More than 180 employers attending biggest-ever Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17

Get your resume ready and plan to attend the biggest-ever Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Mariucci Arena. More than 180 companies and organizations are expected to attend the fair as they search for new employees and interns. All students from freshmen to graduate students are encouraged to attend.

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Sep 5, 13

Prepare for Career Fair by attending workshops on resumes, interviewing and more

The Career Center for Science and Engineering is offering a wide variety of workshops to help you prepare for the Fall 2013 Science and Engineering Career Fair including Resume Workshops on Monday, Sept. 9 or Tuesday, Sept. 10, Interviewing Workshops on Wednesday, Sept. 11 or Thursday, Sept. 12, Career Fair Prep Workshops co-presented with LSS Data Systems/MEDITECH on Friday, Sept. 13, and a Resume Marathon with employers on Monday, Sept. 16.

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Sep 5, 13

Student volunteers needed for Fall Science and Engineering Career Fair

Student volunteers are needed to help at the Fall Science and Engineering Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Mariucci Arena. This is an excellent opportunity for all CSE students, even first-year students, to learn about the Career Fair and network with employers and staff. Volunteer now!

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Sep 5, 13

Tuesday, Sept. 17 is the deadline to apply for fall semester graduation

If you are planning on graduating at the end of fall semester, remember that Tuesday, Sept. 17 is the deadline to submit your online Application for Degree. Once you've applied, be sure to check your APAS and make sure you have satisfied all requirements.

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Sep 5, 13

Sign up now for practice interviews on Wednesday, Sept. 25 and Thursday, Sept. 26

Don't use an actual interview to practice your interview skills! Practice with a REAL employer before the big interview and get valuable feedback during Practice Interview Days on Wednesday, Sept. 25 and Thursday, Sept. 26 at Lind Hall, Suite 5. Sign up now! Spots are limited.

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Sep 5, 13

General Mills free breakfast is Tuesday, Sept. 10

Enjoy a free breakfast with representatives from General Mills and hear about career opportunities at the company at a special event on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 8-11 a.m., Lind Hall, Suite 105.

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Sep 5, 13

Society of Women Engineers partners with General Mills for resume reviews on Tuesday, Sept. 10

General Mills is partnering with the Society of Women Engineers-University of Minnesota student chapter and will have reps on campus answering questions about their company and doing resume critiques on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in STSS, 131A. Come and go anytime. General Mills will provide FREE Potbelly Sandwiches! Bring your resume.

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Sep 5, 13

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics group meets Thursday, Sept. 12

Learn how to get involved in a variety of aerospace competitions at the next meeting of the University of Minnesota student chapter of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) on Thursday, Sept. 12, 7-8 p.m., Akerman Hall, Room 225. Free pizza and pop. Free T-shirts for new members!

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Sep 5, 13

Diversity Corporate Networking Event on Friday, Sept. 13 provides opportunities to connect with employers

Multicultural undergraduate students have a unique opportunity to connect with representatives from companies in a social environment prior to the career fair at Diversity Corporate Networking Event, Friday, Sept. 13, 5-7 p.m. (Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and event starts at 5 p.m.), Coffman Memorial Union. Dress code is business professional. Sign up now!

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Sep 5, 13

Learn how you can make a difference at the Community Involvement Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 18

You can make a difference in the Twin Cities community! Learn about local volunteer and internship opportunities at the Community Involvement Fair Wednesday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall.

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Sep 5, 13

Deadline is Monday, Sept. 23 for spring Hong Kong study abroad exchange

The deadline is quickly approaching for students planning to study at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) during spring semester 2014. HKUST is one of the top engineering schools in Asia. Courses are instructed in English, and participation costs are based on U of M tuition and fees.

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To submit information for the weekly CSE Student Announcements, send an email to: kubit001@umn.edu. The deadline for submissions is Wednesdays at 9 a.m.