Shout Out 9/29/14

Happy Monday SWE members! Here is some information on upcoming events!

1)Professional Development Workshop: Marketing Yourself by Rosie “the Closer” Zepeda hosted by SJSU Society of Women Engineers

Date: Thursday October 2, 1014

Time: 3 PM – 4:15 PM

Location ENGR 189

No Registration Required

Society of Women Engineers SJSU would like to cordially invite you to join us in our Professional Development Workshop: “Marketing Yourself” by Rosie Zepeda. Rosie Zepeda,  also known as “the Closer”, is a professional business and communication strategist who has provided training to top companies such as IBM, Oracle, and Comerica Bank. Rosie has offered her services to San Jose State University students by helping develop their professional skills. Come join us and learn how to market yourself to company recruiters and gain professional experience.

2) SWE Societal Conference

Last day to register for the Societal SWE Conference was September 27, 2014. SWE SJSU WILL NOT reimburse receipts if purchased AFTER  September 27, 2014 unless you have been approved by SWE Team Tech to purchase tickets after this date.

If you have already registered for the early bird registration:

  • Email receipt to kimberly.nguyen@sjsu.edu by Thursday, October 9th
  • We will only reimburse early bird registration!
  • If you do not email kimberly.nguyen@sjsu.edu by the deadline you will not be reimbursed.
  • No guarantee that all of your registration will be covered.

3)  Hotel Rooms for SWE Conference

Once you have purchased a ticket and have sent the receipt tokimberly.nguyen@sjsu.edu  please fill out the google form below if you will need sleeping accommodations.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1dAFixP64ZDFTx7zJyKsam3tZNlpUabQ8Q2BR_AAtupg/viewform?usp=send_form

4) Meeting Availability

To ensure all members get the privilege of attending at least one officer meeting and/or member meeting this semester, SWE SJSU has created a poll asking you for your availability. 
Please click the link below to participate in the poll as soon as possible!
 https://doodle.com/3th2v7gzfeaxbaei

5) SWE Room Lockers

For those who currently occupy a locker, please fill out this Google form by September 30th or we will cut off the lock. SWE would like to make those lockers available to other members. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QdbLHbv_Wex2W9TXPwKtfgo7om29y5sjIQaM4G72tDE/viewform?usp=send_form 

6) Chair Positions Still Available

SWE SJSU is still looking for dedicated members to fill in the remaining available chair positions. 
The following chair positions are still available:

Graduate Membership

Please click on the link below to fill in the form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YVs3Fu8Cuw3F75UnjgVSATBNeFqo-auK3bMS_tG7jks/viewform?usp=send_form

If you have any further questions about the positions available, please email sjsuswepresident@gmail.com

7) Annual SWE Conference 

SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due by October 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1P6ScYF_6uInZvYzpMpOlAl3qW6w_QqZENhADFfeNBIU/viewform?usp=send_form

8) Space Technology Research Grants Program

The Space Technology Research Grants Program has released its annual application for the Nasa Space Technology Research Fellowships. Applications will be considered from students pursuing a maser’s or doctoral degree in relevant space technology disciplines. The submission deadline is November 13, 2014 at 6pmPlease see the flyer attached in this week’s email, or email swe.sjsu@gmail.com for a copy!

Professional Development Workshop: Marketing Yourself by Rosie “the Closer” Zepeda hosted by SJSU Society of Women Engineers

Date: Thursday October 2, 1014
Time: 3 PM – 4:15 PM
Location ENGR 189
No Registration Required
Society of Women Engineers SJSU would like to cordially invite you to join us in our Professional Development Workshop: “Marketing Yourself” by Rosie Zepeda. Rosie “the Closer” Zepeda is a professional business and communication strategist who has provided training to top companies such as IBM, Oracle, and Comerica Bank. She is the founder of the global organization, Latina Success Network, which aims for self and professional development in the Latina community.   Rosie has offered her services to San Jose State University students to teach you how to market yourself to company recruiters and gain professional experience. 

SWE Member Meeting and VISA Industry Visit

Hello SWE Members,

A few reminders and updates!
Reminder!
First Member Meeting

The first member meeting will be held tomorrow this Thursday, September 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in ENGR 242. There will be a panel of interns ready to answer any questions you may have, so bring your questions! There will also be pizza served. Look forward to seeing you there!
Update!
VISA Industry Visit
VISA is coming to the SWE Clubroom ENGR 242 this Monday, September 22nd from 1 pm to 4 pm. Bring your resumes and any questions you may have for VISA. Please fill this information before attending, link provided here: http://tinyurl.com/q7cvjj8. Please see flyer (SJSU SWE – bundt cake event Fall 2014) for more information. Nothing bundt cakes will be served as well. Hope to see you all there taking advantage of this opportunity!
Have a wonderful week!

Shout Out 9/15/14

Hello SWE Members,

I hope you’re keeping up with your work and taking care of yourself! If you’re feeling a little lethargic this Monday morning, feel free to treat yourself to some coffee in the club room. We now have an up to date calendar there if you want to keep track of our events or just stop by and say hi. Here is what we should be keeping in mind for this week:

 

1)      Application for Chair Positions:

Today is the last day!

We will be announcing our decisions on Thursday at the first member meeting!

If you are interested in holding a chair position, please fill out this Google Form and attend the member meeting on September 18th at 4:30pm in ENGR 242. If you cannot attend the meeting or have questions, please email sjsuswepresident@gmail.com

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YVs3Fu8Cuw3F75UnjgVSATBNeFqo-auK3bMS_tG7jks/viewform?usp=send_form

 

2)      An Introduction to Lockheed Martin and Tech Talk

LM is hosting an event co-sponsored by ASME where you can learn about their company and “A day in the life of a problem solving engineer: from college textbooks to infinity and beyond.” LM hires engineers from all concentrations, so don’t miss out on this opportunity. If you are interested in attending, see the flyer (SJSU_Flyer_Fall_2014) and show up tomorrow in ENGR 285-287 Tuesday September 16th at 12 pm to 1 pm prepared with your resume. I hope to see you all there!

3)    First Member Meeting:

We are hosting our first member meeting on September 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in ENGR 242. We are having our past SWE members who held an internship panel at this meeting. If you would like to be on the panel please email us back with your interest. Pizza will be served! Look forward to seeing everybody on Thursday afternoon!

 

4)      MEP Retreat:

Thank you to all who attended the leadership retreat this past Saturday. I know it can be tough with our busy schedules. For anyone who wanted to attend but couldn’t, don’t fret because we plan on implementing some of the methods we learned into our meetings and events. If I name just one thing to take away from this experience I would like to share, it is:

“To be a leader, you must first know yourself!”

I hope everyone tries to make it next year as I found it to be a great way to network with both SJSU students and industry representatives.

 

5)      SWE Region A Officer Training:

Today is the last day to register!

SJSU SWE is hosting the first SWE Leadership Retreat this Saturday September 20th from 9:30 pm to 2:00 pm. If you wish to attend, please sign up here, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fy15-swe-region-a-collegiate-officer-training-tickets-12565861831Collegiate officers, section committee chairs/members , and other collegiate leaders are recommended to attend. Registration closes September 15th, 2014.

 

6)      SWE Annual Conference:

SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due by October 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1P6ScYF_6uInZvYzpMpOlAl3qW6w_QqZENhADFfeNBIU/viewform?usp=send_form

 

7)      SWE Bake Sale:

SWE will be hosting a bake sale in the Engineering Lobby on Tuesday, September 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm to help raise funds for the annual conference. If you are interested in donating baked goods or helping table during the sale, please fill out this Google Form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1asDQA34OBpicEiQ7mtHj-b1eonwuh5Bj6rwuelYftLA/viewform?usp=send_form

 

8)      SWE Team Tech:

SWE SJSU is starting up a team to compete in team tech which is a project oriented competition that is put on ever year by the Society of Women Engineers. For those that are interested, please email sjsusweteamtech@gmail.com for more information. Next team tech meeting is this Thursday, September 18th at 9:00 pm in ENGR 242.

 

9)      SWE Club Room Lockers:

For those who currently occupy a locker, please fill out this Google form by September 30th or we will cut off the lock. SWE would like to make those lockers available to other members.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QdbLHbv_Wex2W9TXPwKtfgo7om29y5sjIQaM4G72tDE/viewform?usp=send_form 

Shout Out 9/8/14

Hello SWE Members,

I hope your semester is off to a great start! Here is some information on what SWE is up to.

1) Application for Chair Positions:
If you are interested in holding a chair position. Please fill out this Google Form and attend the member meeting on September 18th at 4:30pm in ENGR 242. If you cannot attend the meeting or have questions, please email sjsuswepresident@gmail.com
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YVs3Fu8Cuw3F75UnjgVSATBNeFqo-auK3bMS_tG7jks/viewform?usp=send_form

2) First Member Meeting:
We are hosting our first member meeting on September 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in ENGR 242. We are having our past SWE members who held an internship panel at this meeting.If you would like to be on the panel please email us back with your interest. Pizza will be served! Look forward to seeing everybody there!

3) Officer Meeting Tonight:
Officer meeting tonight at 6:00 pm in the SWE room ENGR 242. For those who are interested in a chair position, I would highly recommend attending. Hope you all can make it!

4) SWE Region A Officer Training:
SJSU SWE is hosting the first SWE Leadership Retreat on September 20th from 9:30 pm to 2:00 pm. If you wish to attend, please sign up here, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fy15-swe-region-a-collegiate-officer-training-tickets-12565861831.Collegiate officers, section committee chairs/members , and other collegiate leaders are recommended to attend.Registration closes September 15th, 2014.

5) SWE Annual Conference:
SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due by October 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1P6ScYF_6uInZvYzpMpOlAl3qW6w_QqZENhADFfeNBIU/viewform?usp=send_form

6) SWE Bake Sale:
SWE will be hosting a bake sale in the Engineering Lobby on Tuesday, September 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm to help raise funds for the annual conference. If you are interested in donating baked goods or helping table during the sale, please fill out this Google Form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1asDQA34OBpicEiQ7mtHj-b1eonwuh5Bj6rwuelYftLA/viewform?usp=send_form

7) SWE Team Tech:

SWE SJSU is starting up a team to compete in team tech which is a project oriented competition that is put on ever year by the Society of Women Engineers. For those that are interested, please email sjsusweteamtech@gmail.com for more information. Next team tech meeting is thisThursday, September 11th at 9:00 pm in ENGR 242.
 
8) SWE Club Room Lockers:
For those who currently occupy a locker, please fill out this Google form by September 30th or we will cut off the lock. SWE would like to make those lockers available to other members.

Shout Out 9/1/14

Hello SWE Members,

I hope your first week of school was fantastic and you are enjoying your day off today! Here is some information and important dates.

1) Board Official Opens Application for Chair Positions:
If you are interested in holding a chair position. Please fill out this Google Form and attend the member meeting on September 18th at 4:30pm in ENGR 242. If you cannot attend the meeting, please email sjsuswepresident@gmail.com
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1YVs3Fu8Cuw3F75UnjgVSATBNeFqo-auK3bMS_tG7jks/viewform?usp=send_form

2) First Member Meeting:
We are hosting our first member meeting on September 18th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm in ENGR 242. We are having our past SWE members who held an internship panel at this meeting.If you would like to be on the panel please email us back with your interest. Pizza will be served! Look forward to seeing everybody there!

3) College of Engineering Welcome Event and Resource Fair:
SWE will be hosting a table at this event on September 5th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.This event is being held in the Engineering Building Courtyard. If you would like to join us for this event, feel free to show up! This is a great way to recruit new members and meet new people.

4) MEP Joint Leadership Retreat:
This is a leadership retreat provided by MEP which will be hosted by AMD on September 13th. Times have not been determined yet.If you are interested please fill out this Google form by Tuesday, September 2nd by midnight. For those interested in chair positions, I would highly recommend going.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_kSK6YoIEc_AqF9OkBEwBbL2YURRcP9aKZglU2DfzgA/viewform?usp=send_form

5) SWE Region A Officer Training:
SJSU SWE is hosting the first SWE Leadership Retreat on September 20th from 9:30 pm to 2:00 pm. If you wish to attend, please sign up here, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fy15-swe-region-a-collegiate-officer-training-tickets-12565861831.Collegiate officers, section committee chairs/members , and other collegiate leaders are recommended to attend.Registration closes September 15th, 2014.

6) SWE Annual Conference:
SWE annually hosts a conference for members to attend. This year the conference is dated October 23- 25 in Los Angeles. We will be carpooling down to LA on Wednesday, October 22 and carpooling back Sunday, October 26. SWE-SJSU has booked rooms for the hotel, which will be $120 per person. SWE-SJSU will also help with registration costs. If you are interested please fill out this Google Doc. Payment for hotel is due byOctober 15th to Kimberly Nguyen or Dallen Coulter if you would like to reserve a hotel spot.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1P6ScYF_6uInZvYzpMpOlAl3qW6w_QqZENhADFfeNBIU/viewform?usp=send_form

7) SWE Bake Sale:
SWE will be hosting a bake sale in the Engineering Lobby on Tuesday, September 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm to help raise funds for the annual conference. If you are interested in donating baked goods or helping table during the sale, please fill out this Google Form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1asDQA34OBpicEiQ7mtHj-b1eonwuh5Bj6rwuelYftLA/viewform?usp=send_form

8) SWE Club Room:
Thank you to all who came out to clean our precious club room! The SWE room will soon be restocked with printer ink, whiteboard markers, water, and coffee! Stop by and enjoy our club room.

9) SWE Snack Shop:
SWE has restocked the snack shop and is again open for business. The snack shop has been restocked with Sun Chips, Variety Chip bags, Candy Bars, Chewy Bars, Nature Valley Crunch Bars, Fruit by the Foot and Famous Amos. Come by the club room and purchase some goodies!

Election Results and Shout Out 4/7/14

The Exec Board for SWE-SJSU FY’15 is…

President: Dallen Coulter
Vice President: Goonjan Parkhe
Secretary: Olivia Gandara
Treasurer: Kimberly Nguyen

1. Women in Tech Talk: “The Importance of the Little Things” 
April 9 at 3:30 in ENG 285
Build your brand for personal effectiveness. For anyone who wants to accomplish an excellent, thorough, and complete task, paying attention to the little details of the work will go a long way in ensuring overall success. Presented by Jenny Stevens and Courtney Vella of Genentech. Light snacks will be provided.
 
2. College of Engineering Open House April 12th 7:30-2:00pm
Please help represent SWE at the COE Open House during Spartan Admitted Day! Sign up here to be a volunteer: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1d8uF1BeFeBcXM_5GTS2mre7kHQKLbxIMHtgn8o7xbHk/edit
3. Graduating Seniors!
If you are graduating this semester or graduated in Fall 2013 please reply to this email with your name and major so that we
 
4. MEP Industry Night with the CIA
Wednesday, April 9th, 6:15-7:30, Clark Hall 225
Did you know the CIA hires engineers? Yes, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency hires engineers. Come find out more.  Open to all grade levels and majors!
Pre-registration highly encouraged, RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mep-industry-night-with-the-cia-tickets-10979013525
 
5. Spring Job ‘14 Engineering and Computer Science Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, April 10th, 12:00-3:00, Student Union Ballroom
Get Connected! – Currently registered SJSU students and Career Center alumni members are invited to meet with employers anticipating career, internship and/or summer opportunities. Open to all majors. Complete the online job fair success webshop to increase your marketability.
6. MEP Industry Night with AMD
Thursday, April 10th, 6:15-7:30, Engineering 189
AMD is a leading designer and integrator of innovative, tailored technology solutions that empower people to push the boundaries of what is possible. Representatives will be here to share information and answer questions.   Pre-registration encouraged, RSVP here:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mep-industry-night-with-amd-tickets-10979186041
Password: MEPSpartan

 
7. Officer Meeting April 11th at 5:30 in ENG 242
Stop by and give us your opinions!
 
8. Final Member Meeting of the Year April 16th from 6-7:30pm
Global Awareness event on Education Around the World with a graduate school advice session. Pizza will be served.
 
9. SWE Region A Conference April 25-27th at UC Davis
SWE will be sending 9 members to this event this year!
 
10. Xilinx is looking for candidates!
Check out the attached file.
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