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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

PI DAY
WED, MAR 14 // 12-1:59PM // BRIGHAM SQUARE (BY THE WSC)
Participate in pi frisbee, pi recitation, pi eating contest, pi the professor and many other pi-tastic activities.

STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
SAT, MAR 17 // 8AM -1PM // JESSE KNIGHT BUILDING
Watch both graduate and undergraduate students present their research at the 26th Annual SRC.

CLASS REGISTRATION WAITING LIST
You can now put yourself on a waitlist for classes that are full. Spring/summer registration began FEB 1. Fall 2012 registration begins MON, MAR 26.

LOOKING FOR ANOTHER ANNOUNCEMENT?
The Advisement Center makes its digital signage available at the link above. Open in Firefox for best results. Also, past editions of SPAM are available here.

ACADEMIC WORKSHOPS
MON - FRI // 2590 WSC
Bad grades keeping you stuck? Change your luck! Attend a workshop and improve your study skills at the Career and Academic Success Center.

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

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

UK & FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION MEETING
THURS, MAR 22 // 12PM // 3380 WSC
Learn how to become competitive and apply for scholarships that fund graduate study in the United Kingdom and/or a year of research abroad.

UTAH STATE OFFICE OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Students interested in teaching math and science in K-12 schools can apply for forgivable loans.
Apply by FRI, MAR 30 at 5PM

SCIENCE TEACHING & MATH ED SCHOLARSHIPS
Are you majoring in chemistry education, physics teaching, teaching physical science, math education or earth and space science education? If so, there are over 56 scholarships available through the McKay School that you may be eligible for.
Apply by SAT, MAR 31

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS SEEKING QUALIFIED CPMS STUDENTS
See link above for meeting times, deadlines and requirements for upcoming scholarships during the month of March.

iMODULES SCHOLARSHIPS
$1,500 scholarships are available to students attending iModules client universities (including BYU) for the 2012-13 school year. Must be a full-time student during fall 2012 and hold at least a 2.0 GPA.
Apply by SUN, APR 1

CPMSTV VIDEO CLIP

Watch BYU Mathletes Hiram Golze, Sam Dittmer and Robert Yang take their skills to the Marriott Center.

Visit our new YouTube page for more great college videos.

FREE LUNCH FRIDAYS


Congratulations to last week's winner: Mychal Calderon won a free Jamba Juice!

This week John Baker won a free sandwich at the MOA cafe!

Next week, we'll begin Free Lunch Friday Trivia. By answering the question of the week, you could be eating for free.



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
SANDIA NATIONAL LAB – ALBUQUERQUE, NM or LIVERMORE, CA
Official acceptance into an accredited university's graduate program, 3.5 GPA, US Citizenship and the ability to work up to 40 hours per week. Computer skills, such as java and .net development or database experience are required.
Apply by WED, MAR 14

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE INTERN
VERIO – OREM, UT
Recruiting students for positions in metrology, diffusion process, equipment manager, yield analysis and TEM.
Apply by TUES, MAR 20

INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
NSA – FT. MEADE, MARYLAND
Entry-level Intelligence Analyst part of the Intelligence Analysis Development Program (IADP), a program comprising classroom and self-paced training combined with a series of 3-6 operational duty assignments.
Apply by FRI, APR 6

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

COLLOQUIUM
WED, MAR 14 // 4PM // C215 ESC
Wendy Adams of the Acoustical Society of America will speak on research-based, student-tested materials for the classroom.

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.

STUDENTS TO SPEAK ON SCIENCE AND MATH
On March 17, CPMS students will present on their research to their peers, faculty and the community at the 26th Annual Student Research Conference.

STUDENTS OVERFLOW STREAM TABLE
Faculty and students floated over to the new state-of-the-art stream table to test out the waters during last week's open house.

CHEMIST
NUTRACEUTICAL CORPORATION – OGDEN, UT
Recruiting chemistry/biochemistry majors to carry out quality control experiments on dietary supplements. Will maintain expected analytical volume and turnaround times and perform minor instrumentation maintenance.
Apply by SAT, APR 21

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

CURRENT TOPICS IN MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES
MON, MAR 12 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Elizabeth Connick of the University of Colorado Health Science Center will be speaking.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE
All applications due THURS, MAR 15.

REX LEE RUN
SAT, MAR 17 // 9AM // BYU OUTDOOR TRACK
Run for a cure in the fight against cancer. For registration information click here.

PROBLEM SOLVING: THE KEY TO SUCCESS
Want to be successful? Renowned Stanford chemist Dr. Richard Zare believes that hard work and problem-solving skills will lead you to success.

INTERN-SOFTWARE ENGINEER
ANCESTRY.COM – PROVO, UT & SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Intern will work on advanced information-retrieval, machine learning and image processing. Must be pursuing a CS degree.
Apply by WED, MAR 14

WEB DESIGNER INTERNSHIP
IHC – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Applicants must be progressing through their third or fourth year of an undergraduate program or have graduated with an associate's or bachelor's degree in digital media, web design, digital graphic design or other digital communications area of study.
Apply by MON, MAR 19

SOFTWARE ENGINEER
REACTION ENGINEERING INTERNATIONAL – SLC, UT
Seeking highly motivated applicants for advanced application development on Linux and Windows platforms. Experience with C++, Java and 3D graphics is highly preferred.
Apply by SAT, MAR 31

SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERNSHIP
COLMEK – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Candidates will be responsible for creating software, testing, debug and bug tracking and contributing to design decisions on a variety of projects. Knowledge of C and C++ is required.
Apply by FRI, APR 20

There are 14 new jobs this week for computer science majors on eRecruiting. Many CS jobs and internships are posted on the CS job board rather than eRecruiting.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Like basketball? Then compete in the Math vs. Computer Science basketball tournament. Email office@math.byu.edu to sign up.

COMPUTERS RECEIVE THE GIFT OF VISION
Do you ever wonder how video games like Wii and Xbox Kinect can read your movements? One graduate student is improving robots’ ability to better understand the surrounding 3-D world.

 

NO NEW JOBS

There are no new jobs this week for geology majors on eRecruiting.

QUEY HEBREW MEMORIAL LECTURE
TUES, MAR 27 // 7PM // 3108 JKB
Kirk Johnson, chief curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will present "Digging Snowmastodon: Discovering an Ice Age World in the Colorado Rockies."

STUDENTS OVERFLOW STREAM TABLE
Faculty and students floated over to the new state-of-the-art stream table to test out the waters during last week's open house.

 

ANALYTICAL INTERNSHIP
NOVATEK – PROVO, UT
Work in analytical group to provide support to Novatek's projects. Seeking students with strong analytical/math skills, understanding of structural mechanics and fluids and FEA experience.
Apply by FRI, MAR 9

INTERNAL AUDITOR
FRANKLIN COVEY – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Position will provide the management and the audit committee with objective, independent appraisals of the company’s operations and controls. Investigate fraud cases and develop control procedures to prevent future losses.
Apply by WED, APR 4

FINANCE INTERNSHIP
ADOBE SYSTEMS INC. – OREM, UT or SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Intern will provide scalable infrastructure and provide strategic planning. Must be detail-oriented and have analytical and strong project management skills.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Like basketball? Then compete in the Math vs. Computer Science basketball tournament. Email office@math.byu.edu to sign up.

MATH CLUB
TUES, MAR 13 // 3PM // 297 TMCB
Weekly meetings with games, food, movies and math happen every Tuesday from 3-4PM.

FOCUS ON MATH
TUES, MAR 13 // 4PM // 1170 TMCB
Ed Burger, "America's Best Math Teacher," will share his presentation "Zero to Infinity: Great Moments in the History of Number."

TEACHING POSITIONS
KILLEEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT – KILLEEN, TX
Killeen School District is hiring math teachers to fill their current teaching vacancies in secondary schools. Applicants must have college degrees and valid teaching certificates.
Apply by THURS, MAR 15

SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHER
CANYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT – SANDY, UT
Canyons School District is interviewing candidates for their secondary education teaching vacancies.
Apply by MON, APR 9 at 7AM

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

NO UPCOMING EVENTS

MANUFACTURING DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ENGINEER
BD MEDICAL – VARIOUS US LOCATIONS
Typical assignments include process development, project management, process improvement and validation, and production supervision. Requires a 3.0 GPA.
Apply by FRI, MAR 30

LEADERSHIP PROGRAM INTERNSHIP
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS – AUSTIN, TX
Develop your career at National Instruments in the areas of R&D product support and project management, technical sales and technical product marketing. Strong leadership qualities and technical skills preferred.
Apply by MON, APR 23

SCIENCE TEACHER
UINTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT #6 – LYMAN, WY
Applicants should have a BS degree in physics teaching or teaching physical science. Will fill current teacher vacancies in secondary education.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

There are 2 new jobs this week for physics & astronomy majors on eRecruiting.

FRIDAY NIGHT PLANETARIUM SHOW
FRI, MAR 16 // 7 & 8PM // 4TH FLOOR ESC
Physics 313 students will present "Murder on the Solar System Express." Tickets are $2 per person at the door.

DATA AND TARGETING MANAGER
ISSI – SALT LAKE CITY, UT AND BOISE, ID
Conduct voter targeting and analysis to progressive and charitable organizations. Analytic, technical and program experience required.
Apply by THURS, MAR 15

ANALYTICAL INTERNSHIP
NOVATEK INC. – HOUSTON, TX
Will provide support to Novatek’s many projects. Must have an understanding of structural mechanics and fluids. Proficiency in Pro/E preferred.
Apply by MON, MAR 19

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

STATISTICS SEMINAR
THURS, MAR 15 // 4PM // 203 TMCB
Ephraim Hanks, PhD student from Colorado State University, will present on "Velocity-based Modeling of Animal Movement."

SUMMER INSTITUTE OF APPLIED STATISTICS
WED, JUN 13 - FRI, JUN 15
Dr. Gilbert W. Fellingham will present Applied Bayesian Analysis in WinBUGS and SAS®!

 

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