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GENERAL COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPRING TERM
Spring term began TUES, APR 24. The Add/Drop Deadline for spring term is TUES, MAY 1. Grades for winter semester will be online MON, APR 30.

DEVOTIONAL
TUES, MAY 1 // 11AM // DE JONG CONCERT HALL
Tom Morris, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, will give an address titled “Time: A Precious Commodity, a Finite Resource.”

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.

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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 months of April, May and September.

CPMSTV VIDEO CLIP

Catch the sweet flow of the stream table in this time-lapse video.

Visit our new YouTube page for more great college videos.

FREE LUNCH FRIDAYS

Congratulations to last week's winner! Eric Jones correctly answered our trivia question: according to the Mathematical Association of America, BYU's Math 112 course is one of the top 16 calculus courses in the nation.


TRIVIA QUESTION
In 2010, how many of the top-selling drugs were protein based? Hint: check out the article on Josh Price. E-mail your answer to cpms@byu.edu by WED, MAY 2 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.

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

BUSINESS VALIDATION INTERN
DIGICERT, INC. – ST. GEORGE, UT
Research customer organizations and verify organization contact details online. Answer pre-sales and customer inquiries via phone, email and live chat.
Apply by FRI, MAY 18

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

NO UPCOMING EVENTS

LAB INTERN
DYNO NOBEL – LEHI, UT
Perform routine lab procedures for quality control and materials evaluation, chemical analysis and lab evaluation of explosive formulations. Currently enrolled in a chemistry or another qualified scientific field with two years training in chemistry. Hands-on laboratory experience in wet chemistry is preferred.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

INTERNSHIP
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES – DRAPER, UT
Offering university talent an opportunity to create innovative, lifesaving devices and techniques that help physicians save the lives of patients around the world. Should have a strong interest in pursuing relevant industry experience within the healthcare and medical devices industry.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

There are 0 new jobs this week for chemistry majors on eRecruiting.

CRC WORKSHOP
THURS, MAY 3 // 10AM // 275 MARB
Dr. David Bearss will present a lecture titled, "Cancer Progression and Opportunities for Therapeutic Intervention."

PROF INVESTIGATES STABILIZATION OF PROTEIN-BASED MEDICATIONS
This year, an estimated 8,880 Utah residents will be diagnosed with cancer, according to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. The research of Professor Josh Price, of the chem department, is aimed at reducing that number by enhancing the effectiveness of pharmaceutical drugs for cancer patients.

SUPPORT ANALYST
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND – TAYLORSVILLE, UT
This is a permanent full-time position. Applicants should have excellent knowledge of operational and regulatory risk.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

SECURITY ENGINEER
AMAZON – SEATTLE, WA
A BS in computer science or equivalent desired. Applicant should also have some experience with basic vulnerability testing and auditing techniques and of system and/or network security.
Apply by FRI, AUG 10

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.

DISSERTATION PROPOSAL
TUES, MAY 1 // 9AM // 1110 TMCB
Robbie Haertel will present his PhD dissertation proposal on "Practical Cost-conscious Active Learning for Data Annotation in Annotator-initiated Environments."

THESIS DEFENSE AND PHD PRESENTATION
TUES, MAY 1 // 2PM // 1110 TMCB
Paul Felt will defend his MS thesis and present his PhD qualifying presentation on "Improving the Effectiveness of Machine-Assisted Annotation."

DISSERTATION PROPOSAL
TUES, MAY 8 // 1:30PM // 1110 TMCB
Maria Soledad Pera will present her PhD dissertation proposal on "Enhancing the Performance of Recommendation Systems for Social Bookmarking Sites Based on Content-Similarity, User-Preference, and Trust Analysis."

DRILLING TEAM
WHITING WELL DRILLING – CASPER, WY
Gain experience in the field of uranium extraction by working as a member of a drilling team.
Apply by TUES, MAY 15

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

LAUNCHING INTO THE FUTURE
BYU News caught up with three all-star graduates—including geology student Terik Daly—to find out where their BYU educations are taking them.

BUSINESS INTERNSHIP
ENGLAND LOGISTICS – SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Provide routine statistical and economic reports to various business divisions. Assist in economic pricing for products and services in the transportation industry.
Apply by FRI, MAY 25

MATH TUTOR
MATCH CORPS – BOSTON, MA
We are hiring 50 smart, idealistic people to tutor 12 students full-time during the 2012-2013 year. This is a 10.5 month urban education fellowship program. Follow the link for information on benefits.
Apply by MON, JUN 25

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

NO UPCOMING EVENTS

MATH TEACHER
MERIDIAN SCHOOL – OREM, UT
We are accepting applications for a full-time secondary math teacher for the 2012-2013 year.
Apply by MON, MAY 14

MATH TEACHER
GRAND CANYON SCHOOL – GRAND CANYON, UT
This is a full-time position beginning in 2012. Math teacher sought for middle school and high school.
Apply by TUES, MAY 15

MATH TUTOR
MATCH CORPS – BOSTON, MA
We are hiring 50 smart, idealistic people to tutor 12 students full-time during the 2012-2013 year. This is a 10.5 month urban education fellowship program. Follow the link for information on benefits.
Apply by MON, JUN 25

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

IMPROVING CALCULUS BY FOCUSING ON FOUNDATIONS
Professor Dawn Teuscher's calculus education research found that students in AP Calculus courses who have an understanding of basic concepts are more likely to excel.

INTERN
DESERET POWER - SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Assist current staff with assigned duties. Must be enrolled in an applicable science or engineering program (any discipline).
Apply by SUN, MAY 20

There is 1 new job this week for physics & astronomy majors on eRecruiting.

ASTROFEST ARRIVES TO ENTERTAIN
SAT, MAY 19 // 10AM-4PM // ESC
Everyone's favorite party among the stars is just a few weeks away. Students, faculty, and members of the community will all gather for fun explosions and Mars astronaut training.

PRODUCT QUALITY ANALYST
GOOGLE – MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
The product quality operations team defends the integrity of Google, its users and partners worldwide by defining and communicating product policies, fighting spam, fraud and abuse across Google products.
Apply by SAT, MAY 5

BUSINESS/MARKETING INTERN
SIGNAL PEAK VENTURES – SLC, UT
The program typically runs from June through August. The goal is to place you with one of our venture-backed portfolio companies where you'll have the opportunity to learn and develop your skill set and gain operational experience working with a growing startup company.
Apply by FRI, JUNE 1

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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