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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADVISEMENT CENTER AND DEAN'S OFFICE RELOCATED
Due to construction, the Advisement Center is now located in N-227 ESC, and the Dean's Office is located in C-381 ESC.

FALL 2012 REGISTRATION
Class registration begins MON, MAR 26. Visit the Advisement Center in N-227 ESC with any questions. You can now put yourself on a waitlist for classes that are full using the Registration Waitlist.

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.

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.

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

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP MEETING
THURS, MAR 29 // 6:30PM // 3380 WSC
Lee Rivers, assistant manager of Outreach & Special Projects from the Institute of International Education, will be speaking on study abroad scholarships.

BYU MATH SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
Enter to win a $100 scholarship from the Math Department. BYU students of any major are invited to participate. Deadline is April 6.

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 student teachers in the Mathematics Education Department in action.

Visit our new YouTube page for more great college videos.

FREE LUNCH FRIDAYS


Congratulations to this week's winner: Mark Acerson correctly answered the trivia question. The stream table is open for all students MON through WED, 2-6PM, and FRI, 12-6PM.


TRIVIA QUESTION
Recently a mammoth tusk was unearthed. Where? E-mail your answer to cpms@byu.edu by WED, MAR 28 to be entered into the drawing for a free lunch. Hint: check out the Digging Snowmastodon story for the answer.


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.

PRODUCT SPECIALIST
HURON CONSULTING GROUP – CHICAGO, IL
Requires the development of technical competencies as well as project management and leadership competencies. Requires BS in science or math with basic understanding of relational database architecture and tools.
Apply by TUES, APR 3

INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
NSA – FT. MEADE, MD
Work as an entry-level intelligence analyst in 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

DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Create and revise product test methods, drug substance/excipient test methods and any other type of technical documentation. Maintain the test method database. Requires BS in science or math.
Apply by THURS, APR 12

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.

CVLC WELCOMES NEW PROFESSIONALS
CPMS is proud to announce five new members of the College Volunteer Leadership Council (CVLC).

GEOLOGISTS BRING ANTARCTIC ICE CORES TO CAMPUS
Geology students and faculty recently traveled to Antarctica to understand climate.

CHEMIST II
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Chemist needed to perform complex testing of raw material and drug products, maintenance and calibration of analytical instruments, and preparation of sample solutions.
Apply by FRI, MAR 30

PROJECT CHEMIST
JACOBS TECHNOLOGY – DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, UT
Utilize professional knowledge of chemistry to develop, direct and execute specific experiments/projects in the Chemical Test Division. Requires a BS in chemistry.
Apply by FRI, APR 20

There are 4 new jobs this week for chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

BIOCHEM SPEAKER
WED, MAR 28 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Trudy Oliver, from the University of Utah, will present on "Investigating Mechanisms of Chemotherapy Resistance in Mouse Models of Lung Cancer."

ORGANIC CHEM SPEAKER
THURS, MAR 29 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Brian Stoltz, from the California Institute of Technology, will present on "Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry."

ORGANIC CHEM SPEAKER
FRI, MAR 30 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Brian Stoltz, from California Institute of Technology, will present on "The Intertwined Nature of Chemical Synthesis and the Discovery Process."

JUNIOR DEVELOPER
PCO INNOVATION – SEATTLE, WA
Travel throughout the US working on projects at our clients' bases. Participate in the development of prototypes and implement complex codes that are to be used in an industrial environment. BS in software or computer engineering required.
Apply by WED, APR 4

SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERNSHIP
AUTOMATION PRODUCTS GROUP – LOGAN, UT
The intern/part-time software engineer will assist our software engineer in maintaining, developing and debugging custom websites and software that communicate with APG sensors.
Apply by FRI, APR 13

.NET SOFTWARE ENGINEER
INCOMM – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Recruit will develop SQL stored procedures interacting with transactional and reporting databases and maintain .Net Windows applications written in C# language.
Apply by MON, APR 30

There are 16 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.

QUALTRICS PROJECT EXPERIENCE
FRI, APR 6 // 11AM -3PM
Qualtrics is looking for 3-4 CS students to participate in an on-site mock project experience. If you are interested, please contact David Waddell at david_waddell@byu.edu or 801-422-6084.

BYU PROF’S DESIGN TECHNOLOGY ACQUIRED BY SOFTWARE GIANT AUTODESK
According to BYU News, CS professor Tom Sederberg and his students “solved a problem that has troubled the computer-aided design industry since 1980.”

GEOLOGY INTERNSHIP
MANTI-LA SAL NATIONAL FOREST – PRICE, UT
Jobs available for geology students through the Student Temporary Employment Program. Internships will begin this summer.
Apply by WED, MAR 28

ENTRY-LEVEL RESEARCH GEOPHYSICIST
U.S. ARMY ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER – VICKSBURG, MS
Work on cutting edge research including investigations and geological studies that concentrate on the earth’s near-surface structure and processes of change.
Apply by THURS, MAR 29

GIS ANALYST
UTAH DIVISION OF WATER RIGHTS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Tasks include vector line work editing, basic geo-processing and some cartography. There will be three or four individual weeks of field work during July and August. Pay range for this position will be between $15 to $16 an hour.
Apply by FRI, APR 6

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

DIGGING SNOWMASTODON
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."

PROFESSOR SCOPES OUT DISTANT MOON
Dr. Jani Radebaugh has found a true geologist’s paradise on one of Saturn’s moons, Titan.

 

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
ROC/BRIDGE PARTNERS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Execute sophisticated quantitative analyses and advanced modeling that translates into actionable insights. Build and run detailed analyses related to asset, partner & fund performance as well as portfolio allocations, treasury management and other areas.
Apply by SAT, MAR 31

HEALTHCARE BUSINESS ANALYST INTERN
KATALUS ADVISORS – ALPINE, UT
Will use tools to upload critical data on client accounts, use spreadsheets to organize data and assist in the creation of industry analysis.
Apply by SUN, APR 1

DATA ANALYST
STAR360FEEDBACK – SPRINGVILLE, UT
Help design, build and produce assessment reports using a proprietary process we've developed. We will provide complete training for someone with the skills identified in the requirements section of this posting.
Apply by MON, APR 2

There are 4 new jobs this week for mathematics majors on eRecruiting.

BYU MATH SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
Enter to win a $100 scholarship from the Math Department. BYU students of any major are invited to participate. Deadline is April 6.

BYU MATHLETES
Hiram Golze, Sam Dittmer and Robert Yang take their math skills to the Marriott Center in this video from BYU News.

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 is 1 new job this week for mathematics education majors on eRecruiting.

MEA ACTIVITY
THURS, MAR 29 // 6 PM // 3220 WSC
Come to the "All about ME" event and mingle with students majoring in music education and mechanical engineering. Enjoy treats, games and new friends.

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

JUNIOR COMPOSITE ENGINEER
GTL COMPANY – MURRIETA, CA
Support the development and fabrication of rockets and aerospace components. Hands-on experience with composite materials desired, specifically filament winding and hand layup processes. Willingness to get hands dirty and build hardware.
Apply by THURS, APR 5

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

COLLOQUIUIM
WED, MAR 28 // 4PM // C215 ESC
Oleg Starykh from the University of Utah will present on "Breaking the Spin Waves: Spinons and Other Strange Excitations of Frustrated Quantum Antiferromagnets."

SURVEY RESEARCH METHODOLOGIST
THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION – WASHINGTON, D.C.
Gallup is searching for an experienced survey research methodologist for US Department of Education. Strong knowledge of sampling design, weighting, variance estimation, non-response bias analysis/studies, imputation and analysis of data from complex sample surveys is required.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

RESEARCH ANALYST
THE GALLUP ORGANIZATION – WASHINGTON, D.C.
Integrate research-based practices into government organizations and workgroups. Analysts specialize in international and defense-related client matters. Quantitative and/or qualitative research experience is preferred as well as a willingness to relocate internationally.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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

STATISTICS SEMINAR
THURS, MAR 29 // 4PM // 203 TMCB
Dr. Robert Gramacy, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will present on "Dynamic Trees for Learning and Design."

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

 

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