SWE Shout Out 12/8

Hello SWE Members!

Here is this weeks short shout-out:

1) Study With SWE

SWE will be providing fuel (snacks!) and a study safe zone in the SWE room for those who are interested on dead day, December 11th starting at 11:00am.

2) SWE Region A Conference

SWE is having the annual SWE Region A conference from February 20-22, 2015 at the University of Pacific Stockton, California! Registration before January 30th is $40 and before February 6th is $45! We will keep you updated as the conference date nears, stay tuned. For those who are interested in going please fill out the following Google doc.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16STlrutC4KNfsNE9Wy1GHfT9c4rNe2TzfVKStdq7U2k/viewform?usp=send_form

3) WOW! That’s Engineering 2015

WOW! That’s Engineering is scheduled to be on March 14th, 2015. Please keep this date open if you’re interested in volunteering or partaking in this event and please contact Karina Lopez at swesjsuwow@gmail.com for any questions, comments or concerns you may have!

Here is a link that gives a overview of WOW! That’s Engineering http://regiona.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/november-hot-topic-outreach/

Good Luck with finals:)

SWE Shout Out 12/1

Helllo SWE members:) Here is a list of some upcoming events !

1) SWE 4th Street Pizza Fundraiser

Bring some friends and head on over to 4th Street Pizza to help SWE fund raise for a new printer,Thursday, December 4th from 4pm- 11pm! Please either bring the flyer or state that you’re from SJSU-SWE. See you there! :)

2) Engineering at Dartmouth

Anyone interested in joining a PhD program at Dartmouth College, please see the attached flyer!

3) SWE Holiday Event

SWE is having a cookie decorating Holiday Event Friday, December 5th at 2:30pm, everyone is invited! Frosting will be provided and cookies are being donated by our awesome SWE members, see you then! :]

4) SWE Officer Meeting

SWE is having an officer meeting on Friday, December 5th at 1:30pm. We would like to remind you that all members are invited and welcomed to our meetings, so feel free to get more involved or make suggestions. Become an active member, it’s never too late!

5) Study With SWE

SWE will be providing fuel (snacks!) and a study safe zone in the SWE room for those who are interested on dead day, December 11th starting at 11:00am.

6) SWE Region A Conference

SWE is having the annual SWE Region A conference from February 20-22, 2015 at the University of Pacific Stockton, California! Registration before January 30th is $40 and before February 6th is $45! We will keep you updated as the conference date nears, stay tuned. For those who are interested in going please fill out the following Google doc.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16STlrutC4KNfsNE9Wy1GHfT9c4rNe2TzfVKStdq7U2k/viewform?usp=send_form

7) WOW! That’s Engineering 2015

WOW! That’s Engineering is scheduled to be on March 14th, 2015. Please keep this date open if you’re interested in volunteering or partaking in this event and please contact Karina Lopez atswesjsuwow@gmail.com for any questions, comments or concerns you may have!

Here is a link that gives a overview of WOW! That’s Engineering http://regiona.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/november-hot-topic-outreach/

Shout Out 11/17

Good Morning SWE Members!

1) Soles Info Session: Intel

Soles will be hosting an info session on Thursday 11/20/14 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in ENGR 189, anyone interested in attending the event is encouraged to bring a hard copy of their resume. After the meeting the group will be going to Smoke Eaters to socialize!

2) Job opportunity: CyberGirlz Silicon Valley program mentor

CyberGirlz are currently recruiting candidates for positions in their Silicon Valley mentors program.  Please see the attached job announcement.

3) WITT Talk – “10 Lessons Learned from a Women Founder”

 Vlada Bortnik is a seasoned tech executive, product designer, and a serial entrepreneur. Most recently she co-founded Happy Bits Co to help people feel close, no matter the distance. Vlada runs the Product team, including User Experience, Research and Design. Her work has won numerous accolades, including from Apple and Time Magazine. She has 10+ years of experience leading cross-functional teams and delivering products used by hundreds of millions of users.

The talk will be on November 18th at 5pm in Sweeny Hall 238, hope to see you there!

4) SWE 4th Street Pizza Fundraiser

Head on over to 4th Street Pizza to help SWE fund raise for a new printer, Thursday December 4th from 4pm-11pm! Please either bring the attached flyer or state that you’re from SJSU-SWE.

5) SWE elections

We are looking for SWE members to serve on the nominating committee. If you’re interested in being on the committee, please let us know and we will send you more information!

6) SWE- T-shirts

SWE is looking for designs for their new T-shirts, if anyone wants to come up with a design we will be accepting those until the end of January! So send us your masterpieces and maybe it’ll be on the next SWE-SJSU shirt.

7) SWE Holiday Event

SWE will have a cookie decorating Holiday Event December 5th, everyone is invited, it will be followed by an Officer Meeting! More information will be provided, see you then :]

8) SWE Region A Conference

SWE will have their annual SWE Region A conference from February 20-22, 2015 at the University of Pacific Stockton, California! Registration before January 30th is $40 and before February 6th is $45! We will keep you updated as the conference comes closer.

9) WOW! That’s Engineering 2015

WOW! That’s Engineering is scheduled to be on March 14th, 2015. Please keep this date open if you’re interested in volunteering or partaking in this event.

10) Teacher Research Experience Program: Summer 2015

STAR is a nine-week summer research experience program for people considering education careers. Participants earn $500/wk doing full-time research at one of our partner research labs (including NASA, NOAA, and 20 other sites) and may be eligible for up to $2,250 of additional support if they need to temporarily relocate for the program. In addition to their research work, participants attend professional development (PD) workshops, teacher-researcher conferences, and become eligible for continued PD and networking opportunities. STAR provided over $335,000 in direct support in 2014 alone.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? This program is open to juniors, seniors, or alumni from ANY CSU campus as long as they have not yet worked as a full-time teacher. The program is also open to Robert Noyce Scholars from anywhere in the country. Applications close on January 15, 2015 so please encourage your interested members to check out the online application soon. Online applications, lab site details, and more program information is available on their website

http://www.StarTeacherResearcher.org/

SWE Shout Out 11/3/14

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

1) Member Meeting Thursday November 13th
Our next member meeting will be held: Thursday, November 13th at 4:00pm, we will have pizza at the meeting and it will be followed by a resume workshop. See you all there!

2) Resume Workshop presented by SWE 

SWE will be hosting a Resume Workshop November 13 from 5:00-5:30pm right after the Member meeting.  Members will have the opportunity to ask questions, learn about ways to better their resume and are welcome to bring their resume for feedback.

Requirements: Bring your laptop, resume, and any relevant information to create or improve your resume.

Description: 75% of resumes are screened out by automated software as soon you as submit them online, despite how qualified you may be. Learn how to create a resume that passes the screening process to increase your chances in getting a job interview.

3) Day with Altera

“Day with Altera” event at our San Jose campus on November 7. At the event, a small group of EE and CS students from select Bay Area universities will have the chance to meet Altera engineers and executives, ask questions about the company and the industry, tour our labs, see demos of their technology, lunch and interview with a hiring manager if they are interested in an internship or a full-time position. Space is limited so let us know ASAP if you’re interested in attending this event.

4) Xilinx Job Openings for Interns, Co-ops and Entry level

The updated list of Xilinx job openings is attached. Please let us know if you think you’re a qualified candidate for a certain position and apply online.

Additionally, please note that Xilinx provides the opportunity to enhance your educational experience with Xilinx technology through Xilinx University Programs (XUP).  Check it out!

5) 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 master’s or doctoral degree in relevant space technology disciplines. The submission deadline is November 13, 2014 at 6pm.

6) International Women’s Hackathon

Come out and join us on Nov. 15 for the International Women’s Hackathon at San Jose State University and code for a good cause! Note that if you’re a guy who would like to participate, you must have at least one woman on your team in the spirit of this 12 hour hackathon.

Register here and read about the hackathon challenges: http://sjsuiwh2014.challengepost.com/

7) Teacher Research Experience Program: Summer 2015

STAR is a nine-week summer research experience program for people considering education careers. Participants earn $500/wk doing full-time research at one of our partner research labs (including NASA, NOAA, and 20 other sites) and may be eligible for up to $2,250 of additional support if they need to temporarily relocate for the program. In addition to their research work, participants attend professional development (PD) workshops, teacher-researcher conferences, and become eligible for continued PD and networking opportunities. STAR provided over $335,000 in direct support in 2014 alone.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? This program is open to juniors, seniors, or alumni from ANY CSU campus as long as they have not yet worked as a full-time teacher. The program is also open to Robert Noyce Scholars from anywhere in the country. Applications close on January 15, 2015 so please encourage your interested members to check out the online application soon. Online applications, lab site details, and more program information is available on their website

http://www.StarTeacherResearcher.org/

8) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

This is an excellent summer research opportunity geared to undergraduate and graduate students.  The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. This program is designed to increase awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees.  If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask. For more information please visit: http://energy.gov/fe/about-us/students-and-teachers/mickey-leland-energy-fellowship
9) 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

10) 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

SWE Shout Out 10/27/14

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

1) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

This is an excellent summer research opportunity geared to undergraduate and graduate students.  The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. This program is designed to increase awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees.  If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask, a flyer is attached as well. For more information please visit:http://energy.gov/fe/about-us/students-and-teachers/mickey-leland-energy-fellowship

2) SWE Officer Meeting Thursday October 30  

Swe will be having their officer meeting this Thursday from 5-7. You are all welcome to join us!

3) Day with Altera

“Day with Altera” event at our San Jose campus onNovember 7. At the event, a small group of EE and CS students from select Bay Area universities will have the chance to meet Altera engineers and executives, ask questions about the company and the industry, tour our labs, see demos of their technology, lunch and interview with a hiring manager if they are interested in an internship or a full-time position. Space is limited so let us know ASAP if you’re interested in attending this event

4) Teacher Reasearch Experience Program: Summer 2015

STAR is a nine-week summer research experience program for people considering education careers. Participants earn $500/wk doing full-time research at one of our partner research labs (including NASA, NOAA, and 20 other sites) and may be eligible for up to $2,250 of additional support if they need to temporarily relocate for the program. In addition to their research work, participants attend professional development (PD) workshops, teacher-researcher conferences, and become eligible for continued PD and networking opportunities. STAR provided over $335,000 in direct support in 2014 alone.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? This program is open to juniors, seniors, or alumni from ANY CSU campus as long as they have not yet worked as a full-time teacher. The program is also open to Robert Noyce Scholars from anywhere in the country. Applications close onJanuary 15, 2015so please encourage your interested members to check out the online application soon. Online applications, lab site details, and more program information is available on their website

http://www.StarTeacherResearcher.org/

5) The Intel Experience 
 
This competition, presented by Intel and Best Buy, will take placeSaturday, November 1, 2014at the Mountain View Best Buy store. Anyone is welcome to participate in this competition and there is no registration required. However, we encourage all of those who wish to participate to RSVP to this email address for planning purposes. Please take the time to read through all of the event details provided below.

When:Saturday, November 1, 2014

Time: 
First Round of Contest:11am – 12:30pm
Semi-Finalists Announced:12:45pm
Second Round of Contest:1:15 – 1:45pm
Grand Prize Winner Announced:1:45pm

Where: Mountain View Best Buy Store, 2460 E Charleston Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94303

Contest Details:
Participants will have 60 seconds to present their inventions to a panel of judges that include experts from Intel, Best Buy, and the local science communityThe top ten (10) inventions will be selected by the judgesThe top ten (10)  contestants will be given two (2) minutes for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their inventions to Brian Krzanich, the CEO of Intel. These top ten contestants will also receive a $100 Best Buy gift card and anIntel Edison Development Board. From these ten contestants, Mr. Krzanich will select one grand prize winner to receive an additional $500 Best Buy gift card and an Intel 3D Printer.

6) Lockheed Martin Tech Talk Monday October 27th

Lockheed Martin offers the opportunity to work on teams of highly skilled professionals to solve some of the most challenging and exciting engineering, information system and software development problems in the world. Attached is a flyer if you’re interested in attending this event.

7) 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

8) 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

9) 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 below for further details.

10)International Women’s Hackathon

Come out and join us on Nov. 15 for the International Women’s Hackathon at San Jose State University and code for a good cause! Note that if you’re a guy who would like to participate, you must have at least one woman on your team in the spirit of this 12 hour hackathon. Attached are flyers regarding the challenges.

Register here and read about the hackathon challenges: http://sjsuiwh2014.challengepost.com/

SHOUT OUT 10/13/14

Hello SWE Members,

We are about half way through the semester! Here are some updates on what SWE SJSU has going on.

1) Female Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Outreach Event on Sat Oct 18th

The College of Engineering will be hosting a Girl Scout outreach event on Sat Oct 18th. Girls in grades 4-8th will come to our campus and engage in hands-on engineering activities designed by the Girl Scouts. We are looking for female engineering or science students to help run the event. You will be trained in everything you need to know.  If interested please fill out the form below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1T6q_l78xmkw_4OgqURRLyQNd-LDBkAnd5B8CzlDp85g/viewform?c=0&w=1

2) Next General Meeting: 4th Street BOWLING!

SWE is hosting its next general meeting at 4th Street Bowl from 2-5pm! It will be $3.50/shoe rental + $4.50/game! The flyer is attached below, if you have any questions please feel free to ask.

Hope to see you ALL at the event!

3) Next Officer Meeting

            The next the Officer meeting will be today, October 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be talking to all the Chairs and will be going over their specific roles and upcoming events. Hope that everyone can make it!

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4) 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.

5)  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

6) 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 

7) USC Graduate Engineering Info Session

University of Southern California (USC) is pleased to inform you that they will be in San Jose to host an info session on graduate engineering opportunities. They have received a significant increase in applications from San Jose State University and would appreciate the opportunity to meet you.  Following are the details and please register below:

Thursday, October 23
6:00-8:00pm
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
170 South Market Street

REGISTRATION

8) Resume Workshop October 23th

Date: October 23th
Time: 5-6 pm
Location: To be determined
Requirements: Bring your laptop, resume, and any relevant information to create or improve your resume.
Description: 75% of resumes are screened out by automated software as soon you as submit them online, despite how qualified you may be. Learn how to create a resume that passes the screening process to increase your chances in getting a job interview.

SHOUT OUT 10/6/14

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

1) Female Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Outreach Event on Sat Oct 18th

The College of Engineering will be hosting a Girl Scout outreach event on Sat Oct 18th. Girls in grades 4-8th will come to our campus and engage in hands-on engineering activities designed by the Girl Scouts. We are looking for female engineering or science students to help run the event. You will be trained in everything you need to know.  If interested please fill out the form below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1T6q_l78xmkw_4OgqURRLyQNd-LDBkAnd5B8CzlDp85g/viewform?c=0&w=1

2) Next General Meeting: 4th Street BOWLING!

SWE is hosting its next general meeting at 4th Street Bowl from 2-5pm! It will be $3.50/shoe rental + $4.50/game! The flyer is attached below, if you have any questions please feel free to ask.
Hope to see you ALL at the event!

3) Next Officer Meeting

The next the Officer meeting will be Monday October 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be talking to all the Chairs and will be going over their specific roles and upcoming events. Hope that everyone can make it!

​​

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

5)  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

6) 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

7) 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

8) 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

9) 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 6pm. Please see the flyer attached below for further details.

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