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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

END OF SEMESTER SCHEDULE
Exam preparation days will be THURS, APR 12 and FRI, APR 13. Final exams start on SAT, APR 14 and run through THURS, APR 19. Spring term begins TUES, APR 24.

BYU DAY GRADUATION PARTY
THURS, APR 19 // 6-9PM // HINCKLEY CENTER
Celebrate your graduation at BYU Day. Dance to the show-stopping, toe-tapping melodies of the Joe Muscolino Band and enjoy a meal catered by Brick Oven. Register now.

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.

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.

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

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

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

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

CPMSTV VIDEO CLIP

CPMS student Maria Asay shares her experience studying geology as a grad student.

Visit our new YouTube page for more great college videos.

FREE LUNCH FRIDAYS

Congratulations to this week's winner: Serena McMurdie correctly answered last week's trivia question. The CPMS Advisement Center is currently located in N-227 ESC.


TRIVIA QUESTION
Who won the math vs computer science basketball game? E-mail your answer to cpms@byu.edu by WED, APR 11 to be entered into the drawing for a free lunch.


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.

ANALYST
JACOBS TECHNOLOGY – DUGWAY, UT
The successful candidate will analyze samples in accordance with appropriate procedures. Implement new methodology for following specified procedures for analysis of samples from experiments or air monitoring.
Apply by FRI, APR 20

TECHNOLOGY INTERN
CORNING INC. – GERMANY
Requires functional German language skills (fluency desired). Progress toward a BS in technical field, science or math. Good interpersonal skills. The employer will make legal requirements, pay transportation to and from Germany, provide a salary and help locate appropriate housing.
Apply by MON, APR 30

SOLUTIONS ENGINEER - PROBLEM SOLVER
EPIC SYSTEMS – MADISON, WI
Coming from a variety of engineering, math and science backgrounds, our technical services team consists of sharp analytical minds with excellent communication skills and a penchant for problem-solving. Requires a BS in science or math.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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.

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

CS DEPARTMENT PROVES VICTORIOUS IN BASKETBALL BATTLE FOR THE TALMAGE
The two departments took their rivalry to the basketball court to determine who would have bragging rights for 2012.

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.

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, UT
Responsible for utilizing professional knowledge of chemistry to develop, direct and execute specific experiments/projects in the chemical test division. Serves as a technical specialist directly related to Chemical Defense program testing.
Apply by FRI, APR 20

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 5 new jobs this week for chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

CHEMISTRY SPEAKER
FRI, APR 6 // 4PM // W140 BNSN
James Brozik, of Washington State University, will present his lecture: "Single Molecule Studies of Membrane Proteins in Biomimetic Assemblies."

H. SMITH BROADBENT LECTURE I
TUES, APR 10 // 4 PM // W140 BNSN
Stephen Buchwald, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present his lecture: "Palladium-Catalyzed Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Nitrogen Bond-Forming Processes: Progress, Applications and Mechanistic Studies."

H. SMITH BROADBENT LECTURE II
WED, APR 11 // 4 PM // W140 BNSN
Stephen Buchwald will present his lecture: "Palladium-Catalyzed Carbon-Halogen Bond-Forming Reactions: Mechanistic Studies Reveal the Nature of the True Catalyst."

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.

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 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

TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER / INTERFACING
EPIC SYSTEMS – MADISON, WI
Enable healthcare providers to see information from multiple systems, which is critical to providing high quality patient care. Safely interfacing a system means combining software implementation, problem-solving and programming.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

SOFTWARE TESTER / QUALITY ASSURANCE
EPIC SYSTEMS – MADISON, WI
Does this mistaek drive you crazy? If you can't let go of that typo, you might be just right to join our quality assurance team. We take pride in being picky. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to test our software from top to bottom.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

There are 29 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.

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.

HAPPILY EVER ANIMATING
Fifteen years ago, if someone had told Brent Adams that he would be known as the “Walt Disney of BYU,” he would have said that person was dreaming. But that’s exactly what his students call him.

CS INSTRUCTOR BRINGS PIXAR ANIMATION EXPERIENCE TO THE 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.

CURATOR SHARES "FLINSTONE MOMENT"
Chief curator of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science came to BYU to explain the findings of one of “the largest fossil excavations in North American history,” full of sloths, mammoths, mastodons and bison.

 

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

STRATEGY CONSULTING & MARKET ANALYST INTERN
RPM CONSULTING – OREM, UT
Collect and analyze data for internal and client projects, and research industry trends. Prepare charts, exhibits and summaries for client reports.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

PROJECT MANAGER / IMPLEMENTATION CONSULTANT
EPIC SYSTEMS – MADISON, WI
By managing people, processes and the product, you'll be on the front lines helping the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the world implement Epic software to transform patient care.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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

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

NEW EMPHASIS IN MATH DEPARTMENT
Big changes are happening in the Department of Mathematics! In Fall 2013, math students will be able to declare an emphasis in applied and computational mathematics.

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 SUN, APR 8

SECONDARY MATH TEACHER
UINTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT – LYMAN, WY
Teach mathematics to grades 9-12.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

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

NO UPCOMING EVENTS

VARIANT DATA SPECIALIST
MYRIAD GENETICS, INC. – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Recruit will work 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 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, APR 6 // 7 & 8PM // 4TH FLOOR ESC
Don't miss out on the last planetarium show of the semester tonight, "Cataclysmic Catastrophes." Tickets are $2 per person at the door.

COLLOQUIUIM
WED, APR 11 // 4PM // C215 ESC
Thomas Greenslade, Jr., of the Department of Physics at Kenyon College, will present his lecture: "Physics and Art."

ASSESSMENT PROJECT MANAGER
DECISIONWISE, INC. – PROVO, UT
The project manager will manage all phases of assessment administration to our clients worldwide including selecting surveys, choosing assessment instruments, monitoring survey response and analyzing the data.
Apply by FRI, APR 20

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

There are 2 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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