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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

APPLY FOR GRADUATION
NOV 15 // N-179 ESC
April 2012 graduates should apply for graduation by this date. Apply on myBYU under campus links and also in the Advisement Center.

SOUNDS TO ASTOUND
NOV 18 // 6:15 & 7:30PM // ESC
The BYU Acoustics Research Group will put on two more shows to demonstrate the power of sound. Reserve your free tickets here.

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
MONDAYS // 6-9PM // MUSEUM OF PALEONTOLOGY
The Museum of Paleontology will open its doors on Monday evenings in November and invites one and all to join in the fun.

CAREER ESSENTIALS CLASS
TUES, WINTER SEMESTER // 4-5:20PM
Want to graduate ready to make money with your degree? CPMS is offering a 1.5 credit Career Essentials course next semester. Register for (YOUR MAJOR) 500 and prepare yourself for a career in the science industry.

WHY MINOR IN MATH?
Did you know many majors require the same math classes as a math minor? A math minor can make you more competitive in the job field. Check out the link above to find out if a math minor could work for you.

CAREER AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHOPS
Come participate in free workshops and learn about stress management, textbook comprehension and test prep.

TUTORS NEEDED
Put your science skills to good use as a volunteer calculus or chemistry tutor in the Geology Department.

SMART SCHOLARSHIP
The Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation scholarship program supports the education of future scientists and engineers. Click here for more information and to apply.

HAVE YOU HEARD THE NEWS?
Read about the latest CPMS research and events at the link above.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

CPMSTV VIDEO CLIP

See how student researchers teach computers to become better students through active learning.

Visit our Vimeo page for more great college videos.


Congratulations to last week's winner: Nate Adams won a free Jamba Juice!

Congratulations to this week's winner: Jackie Broomfield won a free lunch at the MOA Café!

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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.

TECHNICAL WRITER
ARIBEX – OREM, UT
Seeking an individual who can research the issue of access to oral health care and create a publishable paper describing the need to improve access for all people and the benefits of using handheld dental x-ray technology.

TECHNICAL AND NON-TECHNICAL
GOOGLE – VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Full time jobs and internships available for creative students.

A complete list of internships and job opportunities can be found on eRecruiting.

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS
Employers regularly visit BYU looking to hire students. Find out who's coming to campus and how you can learn more about their company and job openings.

INTERVIEW SCHEDULES
Sign up for interviews with companies that will be on campus hiring BYU students.

CHEMIST
TORION TECHNOLOGIES – AMERICAN FORK, UT
Looking for a BS level chemist to work in manufacturing testing and qualifying instruments among other things, such as fabricating calibration standards.
Apply by 11/14/2011

ENTRY LEVEL RESEARCHER
UNIMIN CORPORATION – SPRUCE PINE, NC
Looking for a chemistry major with training in materials, minerology or geochemistry. Recruit will assist industrial minerals company with R&D in transitioning high purity quartz to semiconductor and optical fibers.
Apply by 11/21/2011

There were 2 new jobs posted this week for chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

FRESHMAN SEMINAR
TUES, NOV 8 // 4PM // W112 BNSN
Dr. Steven Goates will speak about analytical chemists and their toys.

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY SPEAKER
TUES, NOV 8 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Jingsong Zhang, from the University of California, Riverside, will speak.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY SPEAKER
WED, NOV 9 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Robin Polt, from the University of Arizona, will speak on drugs and the brain.

BIOCHEMISTRY SPEAKER
THURS, NOV 10 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Brian Bothner, from Montana State University, will speak about viruses.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER
INSIDE SALES – PROVO, UT
Requires a BS and experience developing and designing large software systems, distributed computing, info retrieval and data mining.
Apply by 11/22/2011

OPERATIONS ANALYST INTERN
WEISS ASSET MANAGEMENT – BOSTON, MA
Recruit will work on research projects including liquidity and performance analyses and will work closely with developers to improve trading software.
Apply by 12/31/2011

There were 11 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.

COLLOQUIUM: MICHAEL CAFARELLA
THURS, NOV 17 // 11AM // 1170 TMCB
Michael Cafarella, from the University of Michigan, will speak on search engines for statistical diagrams.

ENTRY LEVEL RESEARCHER
UNIMIN CORPORATION – SPRUCE PINE, NC
Looking for a student with training in materials, minerology or geochemistry. Recruit will assist industrial minerals company with R&D in transitioning high purity quartz to semiconductor and optical fibers.
Apply by 11/21/2011

HAZARD MAPPING GEOLOGIST
UTAH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY – SLC, UT
Generate geologic hazard map sets with ArcGIS software and aerial photography. Requires a BS in geology.
Apply by 11/20/2011

There were 2 new jobs posted this week for geology majors on eRecruiting.

NO EVENTS THIS WEEK

PLANETARY SCIENCE INTERN
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRI, JAN 20
Geology majors with at least 50 credit hours are invited to intern with the Lunar and Planetary Institute. Apply by the date above.

GEOLOGY STUDENTS MAKE HISTORY
A student geology team brought home the championship of the 2011 Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ Challenge Bowl for the first time in BYU’s history.

 

ACCOUNTING AND TENANT SERVICES INTERN
HAMILTON PARTNERS – SLC, UT
Responsibilities include assisting with accounts receivable, accounts payable, GL coding and monthly accruals.
Apply by 11/07/2011

INTEGRATED SUPPLY & TRADING INTERN
BP ENERGY COMPANY – SLC, UT
Requires a 3.0 GPA and a BS in mathematics. Intern will analyze potential origination deals and estimate current and future expected flows along a pipeline in order to give traders a better idea of supply in the system.
Apply by 11/08/2011

OPERATIONS ANALYST INTERN
WEISS ASSET MANAGEMENT – BOSTON, MA
Recruit will work on research projects including liquidity and performance analyses and will work closely with developers to improve trading software.
Apply by 12/31/2011

There were 3 new jobs posted this week for mathematics majors on eRecruiting.

FOCUS ON MATH SEMINAR
TUES, NOV 8 // 4PM // 1170 TMCB
Dr. Kumar Murty, from the University of Toronto, will speak.

CAREERS IN MATH SEMINAR
THURS, NOV 10 // 4PM // 1170 TMCB
Adam Sidwell, technical director for films such as "Transformer" and "Pirates of the Caribbean," will speak.

PROBLEM OF THE WEEK
Cash in on your problem-solving skills and submit your answers for a chance to win a $20 gift card.

WEEKLY SEMINARS
Students are invited to the Talmage building for weekly seminars. See the schedule for topics.

SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHING POSITIONS
GRANITE SCHOOL DISTRICT – SLC, UT
Granite School District will be interviewing candidates for teaching positions. Mathematics teachers needed.
Apply by 11/27/2011

MATH TEACHER
ARIZONA TEACHING FELLOWS – ARIZONA
Looking for career changers and recent college graduates who will use their knowledge, experience and records of achievement to positively change the lives of students in Arizona.
Apply by 12/31/2011

There were 2 new jobs posted this week for mathematics education majors on eRecruiting.

UCTM CONFERENCE 2011
NOV 4-5 // 4PM // MATHESON JUNIOR HIGH
Registration fee: $20. Dr. Cathy Seeley, former president of NCTM, will speak.

SPEAKER
MON, NOV 21 // 11AM // 154 TMCB
Jean Pedersen, from Santa Clara University, will speak on factoring odd numbers.

MEET DAWN TEUSCHER
The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences welcomes Dawn Teuscher as an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics Education.

ENTRY LEVEL RESEARCHER
UNIMIN CORPORATION – SPRUCE PINE, NC
Looking for a physics major with training in materials, minerology or geochemistry. Recruit will assist industrial minerals company with R&D in transitioning high purity quartz to semiconductor and optical fibers.
Apply by 11/21/2011

R&D PROCESS INTEGRATION
MICRON – BOISE, ID
Requires a BS in physics, electronics or materials science with proven capability to resolve complex issues and to think and communicate clearly in urgent situations. Requires understanding of semiconductor process flow.
Apply by 12/31/2011

There were 4 new jobs posted this week for physics & astronomy majors on eRecruiting.

COLLOQUIUM: NORMAN TOLK
WED, NOV 9 // 4PM // C215 ESC
Norman Tolk, from Vanderbilt University, will speak on using coherent acoustic phonons as probes.

PLANETARIUM REOPENS
Need an idea for Friday night? The Royden G. Derrick Planetarium has undergone major renovations and is now more high-tech than ever before. Come enjoy the new planetarium’s plush seats and star show.

FINANCE INTERNSHIP
CRYSLER GROUP LLC – AUBURN HILLS, MI
Seeking top performers in junior year of business, economics, finance or statistics. Requires excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Apply by 11/08/2011

RESEARCH ANALYST
US TREASURY – WASHINGTON, DC
Requires a BS degree with experience in SAS and STATA to compile and review data from academic journals and market sources.
Apply by 11/16/2011

There were 3 new jobs posted this week for statistics majors on eRecruiting.

DEPARTMENT SEMINAR
THURS, NOV 10 // 4PM // 203 TMCB
Dr. Daniel Kaplan, from Macalester College, will speak on remodeling statistics education.

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