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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADVISEMENT CENTER & 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.

DISCONTINUANCE & SECOND BLOCK WITHDRAW DEADLINE
FRI, MAR 30 is the last day to discontinue all classes. Today is also the last day you can withdraw from second block classes.

AUGUST 2012 GRADUATION DEADLINE
If you plan to graduate in August 2012 apply on Route Y and at the Advisement Center in N-227 ESC by SUN, APR 15.

FALL 2012 REGISTRATION
Class registration began 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.

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

BYU MATH SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
Enter to win a $100 scholarship from the Math Department. Students of any major can enter. Deadline is APRIL 6.

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

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

Thinking about grad school? CPMS student Brent Shepherd shares his experience studying statistics as a grad student.

Visit our YouTube page for more great college videos.

FREE LUNCH FRIDAYS


Congratulations to this week's winner: Alyssa Shirley correctly answered last week's trivia question about a mammoth tusk that was recently unearthed at a Colorado ski resort.


TRIVIA QUESTION
Where is the CPMS Advisement Center currently located? E-mail your answer to cpms@byu.edu by WED, APR 4 to be entered into the drawing for a free lunch. Hint: See above.


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 a BS in science or math with basic understanding of relational database architecture and tools.
Apply by TUES, APR 3

INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY – FT. MEADE, MD
Work as an entry-level intelligence analyst in the Intelligence Analysis Development Program, 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

MANAGER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY – FT. MEADE, MD
The Program Manager Development Program serves as a training ground for recent college graduates to prepare them for program management careers within the NSA.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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.

AIRPLANE MANIA SOARS INTO ESC
Flying, climbing, soaring and diving — paper airplanes were cruising the skies of the Pendulum Court during the last activity for the Society of Physics Students.

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

SUPERVISOR - QC LABORATORY
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. – SLC, UT
Plan, direct and coordinate programs for analysis of material, revise SOPs and test procedures, and review testing and quality control.
Apply by THURS, APR 12

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 SAT, APR 21

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 4 new jobs this week for chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

CHEMISTRY SPEAKER
THURS, APR 5 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
Glenn C. Micalizio, of Scripps Research Institute, will present his lecture: “Metallacycle-Mediated Cross-Coupling: Reaction Development and Application in Stereoselective Synthesis.”

CHEMISTRY SPEAKER
FRI, APR 6 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
James Brozik, of Washington State University, will present the biophysical chemistry lecture.

CONVERTING ALGAE INTO BIOFUEL
Ever wonder what the true purpose of pond scum is? MacKenzie Mayo and her chemistry advisor are discovering that algae and other natural elements may be converted into efficient biogas.

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 to be used in an industrial environment. A BS in software or computer engineering required.
Apply by WED, APR 4

DISNEY ART INTERN
AVALANCE DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS – SLC, UT
Recruiting CS majors interested in becoming a game maker while getting paid! Students will learn character modeling, storyboarding, level design, concept and animation.
Apply by FRI, APR 6

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

SOFTWARE SUSTAINING ENGINEER
OGDEN CITY – OGDEN, UT
Recruiting a highly talented system software specialist to join the Systems Engineering department working on storage area networks. Experience with C++ and Linux a plus.
Apply by MON, APR 16

.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 19 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.

DEMO DAY
THURS, APR 5 // 11AM // 1170 TMCB
Watch this semester's capstone students demo their projects and compete for cash prizes. FREE PIZZA for all who come.

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.

ACM CLUB WINTER PROGRAMMING CONTEST
SAT, APR 7 // 9AM // 1170 TMCB
Get together a team of three or join one of ours to compete in the programming challenge.

GOOGLE CODE JAM AND SUMMER OF CODE
Compete in the Google Code Jam, solving progressively harder algorithmic problems. Apply online to compete in the qualification round on FRI, APR 13.

CS INSTRUCTOR BRINGS PIXAR ANIMATION EXPERIENCE TO CLASSROOM
With experience animating films like Ratatouille and Cars, Seth Holladay applies the knowledge he gained from working at Pixar to classrooms full of eager students.

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 is 1 new job this week for geology majors on eRecruiting.

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

 

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

SUMMER INTERNSHIP
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM – JERSEY CITY, NJ
Will complete tasks and activities related to the implementation and refinement of the FSC2 Loan database and the FCS Data Repository.
Apply by TUES, APR 10

There are 6 new jobs this week for mathematics majors on eRecruiting.

APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS INFORMATION MEETING
THURS, APR 5 // 5 PM // 1170 TMCB
Come learn more about the new major in applied and computational mathematics.

BYU MATH SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
Enter to win a $100 scholarship from the Math Department. Students of any major can enter. Deadline is April 6.

TAKING IN PI DAY
A few lucky students threw pie at some very brave math teachers in honor of Pi Day, when both students and community members gathered to celebrate the famous constant pi.

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 CLOSING SOCIAL
THURS, APR 5 // 9-11:30 AM // 154 TMCB
Come to the MEA closing social and mingle with other students and friends.

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.
Apply by THURS, APR 5

VARIANT DATA SPECIALIST
MYRIAD GENETICS, INC. – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Recruit will work with specialist in communicating with clients for the purposes of targeted genetic research testing. Will also assist the laboratory directors in daily variant classifications.
Apply by MON, APR 16

HARDWARE FAILURE ANALYSIS ENGINEER
OGDEN CITY – OGDEN, UT
Hiring physics majors to engineer their own full board development including concept, specification, schematic design and other elements. Will participate in FPGA design and verification using Verilog.
Apply by MON, APR 16

There are 3 new jobs this week for physics & astronomy majors on eRecruiting.

FRIDAY NIGHT PLANETARIUM SHOW
FRI // 7 & 8PM // 4TH FLOOR ESC
Don't miss out on the last planetarium shows of the semester. Tonight's show is titled "Space Misconceptions" and next week's showis on "Cataclysmic Catastrophes" next Friday. Tickets are $2 per person at the door.

STRATEGY CONSULTING & MARKET ANALYST INTERN
RPM CONSULTING – OREM, UT
RPM CONSULTING is looking for interns to implement strategic solutions to business problems, analyze data for internal projects and research industry trends.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

CAMPUS STATISTICIAN INTERNSHIP
CAPITOL ONE CORPORATION – RICHMOND, VA
Responsibilities include analyzing data, building models and ad hoc statistical analyses on designed tests. Requires a 3.0 GPA.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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 5 new jobs this week for statistics majors on eRecruiting.

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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