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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOPS
Get an "A" this semester with the Career & Academic Success Center's free workshops. See the calendar for times and locations.

GOLDMAN SACHS SUMMER INTERN INFO SESSION
WED, JAN 26, 2011 // 5PM - 7PM // WSC VARSITY THEATRE
Please RSVP by January 23, 2011.

BYU CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR
WED, JAN 26, 2011 // 10AM - 3PM // WSC BALLROOM
Come to 2410 WSC to get your resume ready.

BYU TECHNICAL CAREER FAIR
WED, FEB 2, 2011 // 9AM - 3PM // WSC BALLROOM
Prepare for your future by connecting with industry professionals.

STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
SAT, MAR 19, 2011 // JKB
Abstracts are currently being accepted online for all departments. The deadline to submit is midnight, February, 25, 2011.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

IMODULES SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TUES, APR 1, 2011

APS-IBM RESEARCH INTERNSHIP FOR WOMEN
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS TUES, FEB 1, 2011

THOMAS R. PICKERING FELLOWSHIP
GRADUATE DEADLINE IS MON, FEB 7, 2011
UNDERGRADUATE DEADLINE IS WED, FEB 9, 2011

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR COMPLETE
SCHOLARSHIP LISTING: COMING NEXT WEEK

JOBS/INTERNSHIPS FOR ALL MAJORS

VARIOUS TECHNICAL POSITIONS
MIT LINCOLN LABORATORY - LEXINGTON, MA
The Laboratory undertakes government sponsored, non-defense projects such as the development of systems for the improvement of air traffic control safety. Should have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and interest in a broad range of technical problems.
Apply by 1/30/2011

SCHOLARS PROGRAM
US DEPT OF ENERGY - VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Summer internships available for graduate students and post-graduates at accredited institutes of higher education. Must be a US citizen. Conduct hands-on research and explore future careers. Apply by 1/31/2011

IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY
IDAHO FALLS, ID
A science and engineering national laboratory dedicated to meeting the nation's environmental, energy, nuclear technology, and national security needs. Various positions are available, with application deadlines over the next two months.

EARTH SUMMER MAGAZINE
AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE - ALEXANDRIA, VA
A 12-week internship focusing on writing and producing for EARTH magazine. A background in the geological sciences is preferred, but not required.
Apply by 3/10/11

CPMSTV VIDEO CLIP

HANDS ON: IN THE EXPLOSIVE CHEMISTRY LAB

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FREE LUNCH FRIDAY WINNER

Congratulations to our January 21st FLF winner: Johanna Holland won a free lunch at the MOA Cafe!

freelunch

WHAT IS FREE LUNCH FRIDAY?

Every Friday, a fan of our CPMS Facebook page will be randomly chosen to win a free meal at an on-campus eating establishment (see below).

Rules: You just have to "Like" the CPMS Facebook page to be included in the drawing! The weekly winner will be announced every Friday morning in a status update for the group and in the Weekly Spam (the CPMS student newsletter). If your name is chosen, come by the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences' Dean's Office (ESC N181) to pick up your coupon! Coupons will expire the following Friday.

Locations included in the promotion:

  • The Blue Line
  • CougarEat
  • BYU Creamery
  • Legends Grille
  • The Skyroom
  • Jamba Juice
  • The Cannon Commons
  • MOA Cafe

 

JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, AND DEPARTMENT NEWS

We've sorted these by department for your ease and comfort. To apply for any specific job or internship, simply click the link. You will then be prompted to log into your eRecruiting account. If you don't have an account yet, you'll first need to create one through the same link. Contact BYU with any questions: recruiting@byu.edu or call 801.422.8085.

INTERNSHIP
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS - SLC, UT
Juniors or seniors preferred. Perform physical and analytical testing, research, business development, etc. in the areas of R&D, quality compliance, tech operations, and regulatory affairs.
Apply by 2/2/2011

 

There were 8 new jobs posted this week for Chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

BIOCHEMISTRY SPEAKER
WED, JAN 26, 2011 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Dr. Shahriar Mobashery of the University of Notre Dame will speak on "Resistance to β-Lactam Antibiotics in Methicillin-Resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)."

BIOCHEMISTRY SPEAKER
THURS, JAN 27, 2011 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Dr. Joshua Andersen of the Duke University Medical Center will speak on "Metabolism and Cell Death from Xenopus to Human Cancer."

COMPUTER SCIENTIST - FULL TIME OR INTERN
QUALTRICS LABS - PROVO, UT
The problems we solve are fun, engaging, and at the cutting edge of cloud computing and web scalability. What we care about is your ability to think, your solid computer science foundation, and how hard you work.
Apply by 2/2/2011

There were 15 new jobs posted this week for Computer Science majors on eRecruiting. Many CS jobs and internships are posted on the CS job board rather than eRecruiting. Click here to view.

TECHNICAL CAREER FAIR PREVIEW
TUES, FEB 1, 2011 // 4:30PM // 1170 TMCB
Meet personally with representatives from across the spectrum of the computer science industry.

COLLOQUIUM
THURS, FEB 3, 2011 // 11AM // 1170 TMCB
Justin Erenkrantz, president of the Apache Software Foundation, will be speaking on open source and open development.

 

MINERAL SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
SMITHSONIAN - WASHINGTON, DC
Work with members of the natural history research and collections staff, providing a hands-on introduction to scientific research. Engage in an original research project with a scientific mentor from one or more of the scholarly disciplines at the National Museum of Natural History.
Apply by 2/7/2011

There was 2 new job posted this week for Geology majors on eRecruiting.

GEOL 491R & 591R SEMINAR
THURS, JAN 27, 2011 // 11AM // C295 ESC
David Scholl, of the USGS Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center, will present on "Subduction."

CONSULTING ANALYST INTERN
ACCENTURE - VARIOUS US LOCATIONS
Design and deliver innovative solutions for clients based on existing packages, such as SAP and Oracle, or custom-built systems that help clients accelerate business innovation.
Apply by 2/16/2011

There were 10 new jobs posted this week for Mathematics majors on eRecruiting.

SEMINAR
Follow the link for more information on the department's weekly seminars.

SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHING POSITIONS
FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS - FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA
Job fairs to take place in Fairfax County, Virginia. To be considered for an interview at the secondary job fair, candidates must apply online by February 14, 2011.
Apply by 2/14/2011

APPLICATION DEADLINE
TUES, JAN 18, 2011
Student teaching and internship applications for Fall 2011 are due Jan 18. Email questions to Robert Wadley.

PHYSICS RESEARCH
RAYTHEON COMPANY- VARIOUS US LOCATIONS
Develop algorithms, theories, and laws based on observed results of experiments. Predict phenomena based on theoretical considerations in areas of application such as acoustics, electricity, magnetism, electronics, mechanics, radiation, optics, and lasers.
Apply by 2/02/2011

There were 9 new jobs posted this week for Physics and Astronomy majors on eRecruiting.

COLLOQUIUM
WED, JAN 26, 2011 // 4PM // C215 ESC
Eugene Mishchenko from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah will speak on graphene.

ACTUARIAL INTERN
REGENCE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD - OR & WA
Requires a minimum of two years university education, need analytical and problem solving skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong computer skills.
Apply by 2/17/2011

There were 9 new jobs posted this week for Statistics majors on eRecruiting.

SEMINAR
THUR, JAN 27, 2011 // 4PM // 203 TMCB
Sudipto Baneerjee of the Division of Biostatics at the University of Minnesota to present on "Computationally feasible hierarchical modeling strategies for large spatial datasets."

2011-2012 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
DUE TUES, FEB 1, 2011 // 223 TMCB
Applications are now available for the 2011-2012 Department of Statistics Scholarships. You may access the application by clicking the link above or you can pick one in 223 TMCB.

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