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September 18, 2014
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FAMILY HISTORY TECHNOLOGY LAB OPEN HOUSE
Thurs, Sept 18, 12 p.m–5 p.m.
3365 TMCB
After a CS Colloquium by Dallan Quass, there will be an Open House where tools like Relative Finder, Family History Games, One-page Genealogy, Hand-writing Recognition for Indexing, and Virtual Pedigree Program will be demonstrated.

STEM PREVIEW
Weds, Sept 24, 4 p.m.–5 p.m.
1170 TMCB 
Come listen to company presentations and see which company is the best match for you!

CAREER FAIR PREP WORKSHOP FOR STEM STUDENTS
Weds, Sept 24, 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
3220 WSC
Learn skills such as interviewing and networking that you can use at STEM Fair!

STEM CAREER FAIR
Thurs, Sept 25, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Wilkinson Center Ballroom 

Network with technical recruiters from over 150 companies.
Pre-register for the fair here.
Volunteer for the fair here.
For a list of companies attending, click here.
Watch the video here.

Prepare for the STEM Fair by updating your profile on BYU Bridge so companies can find your resume!
Set up your portfolio to generate a QR code that will appear on your name badge here. Only the information that you choose will be viewable through this code. 

Before the fair, have your resume reviewed by a career counselor! 
Sept 16 & 22, 10:00 a.m.–3 p.m. 
2400 WSC 
 
2014 STEM FAIR
See what Chief Massasoit has to say about the upcoming STEM Fair! Learn about how you can impress recruiters and sharpen your resume, and then be sure to attend the STEM Fair on September 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. 
BYU Graduate Fair
As your last semester approaches, you might be wondering what else you can do with a BS in mathematics or maybe a BS in chemistry. Look no further! The BYU Graduate Fair might be just the thing for you.

Attend the BYU Graduate Fair on September 24 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. 
 
  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
 
Research Chemist 
3M Corp—Maplewood, MN
Work in the area of release materials for pressure sensitive adhesives. This includes both laboratory development as well as manufacturing scale-up. Work in partnership with a senior-level researcher to develop release materials that meet customer performance requirements. Conduct systematic lab experiments such as DOEs. Coat and test release coatings.
APPLY BY SEPT 25

Air Quality Scientist 
URS Corp—Herndon, VA
Assist clients in assessing and achieving compliance with air quality requirements at the Federal, State, and local levels. This person will be a part of the growing Herndon Air Quality team. The candidate will work for a broad cross-section of private and public sector clients. Given the growth of the group, and the ability to work with experienced mentors, there will be significant career growth opportunities.
APPLY BY OCT 11

There are 2 new jobs this week for Chemistry and Biochemistry majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Chemistry Seminars
Ashley Haase of the University of Minnesota will present, "HIV Reservoirs and the Quest for Better Treatment and Cure"
Thurs, Sept 18
4 p.m.–5p.m.
W140 BNSN

Vy Dong of the University of California, Irvine will present (at the Organic Seminar), "A Few of My Favorite Rings: Catalysis Inspired By Macrocycles"
Tues, Sept 23
4 p.m.–5p.m.
W140 BNSN

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Academy Software Engineer
Cerner Corporation—Kansas City, MO
The academy software engineer will create industry-leading technology that impacts patient care and/or Cerner business around the globe. The engineer will understand user needs, provide input to design, develop applications, write automated tests, and troubleshoot issues across Cerner's technology solutions. Responsibilities may include developing tools that reduce medical errors, better manage disease, save lives and reduce wasteful spending, or working alongside Cerner business teams to develop ways to improve efficiency and productivity. Experience in a variety of languages, including (but not limited to) Java, C#, C++, JavaScript, SQL, Ruby, and Objective-C as well as a Bachelor’s degree and 2.8 minimum cumulative GPA are required.
APPLY BY OCT 31

Software Developer 
Epic Systems Corporation—Madison, WI
The software developer will write code and his/her input will guide all elements of innovation.  The developer will meet with experts and end-users and determine novel approaches to each facet of development, from database to user interface.  
APPLY BY NOV 12

There are 2 new jobs this week for computer science majors on BYU Bridge and additional postings on the CS Job Board
ANNOUNCEMENTS
CS Colloquium
Dallan Quass will present,
"Learn How to Develop Hybrid Mobile Applications"
Thurs, Sept 18
11 a.m.
1170 TMCB

After the colloquium, there will be an Open House where tools like Relative Finder, Family History Games, One-page Genealogy, Hand-writing Recognition for Indexing, and Virtual Pedigree Program will be demonstrated.

**There will be no colloquium on Sept 25 due to Faculty Meetings.
 
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  JOBS & INTERNSHIP
GIS Analyst
Utah Geological Survey—Salt Lake City, UT
GIS Analyst for the UGS Geologic Hazard Program, assisting program staff with geologic-hazard-related GIS and spatial analysis projects, problems, and training. Projects may include finalizing and reviewing maps, including comprehensive geologic hazard map sets; developing base maps with imagery and other data sets; acquiring, processing, and analyzing spatial data from a variety of internal and external sources.
APPLY BY OCT 6

There is 1 new job this week for Geology majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Geology Homecoming Events 
Museum of Paleontology Tour
Fri, Oct 17, 9:00 a.m. 
RSVP here by OCT 1. 

Alumni Dinner
Fri, Oct 17, 6:00 p.m. 
BYU Museum of Paleontology 
Catch up with alumni, faculty, and current students.
Free for alumni and spouse with pre-registration. 
RSVP here by OCT 1.

Sit with Geology at the Homecoming Game!
Order tickets here for $40 by OCT 1. 

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Associate Analyst (Rotational Development Program)
Datalogix—Westminster, CO
This 2-year long training program allows you to gain exposure to 4 different analytics units by spending 6 months in each unit. There are two tracks available as part of the Analytics Rotational Development Program: Data Science and Business Analytics Track.  The two tracks are designed to complement different strengths and interests of candidates across the spectrum of analytics.  Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, operations research, applied mathematics, engineering, applied statistics, or other discipline with a focus on analytical problem solving and quantitative analysis. Aptitude of statistical data analysis, including  SQL, R, SAS, Python, etc.
APPLY BY DEC 13
 
There is 1 new job this week for Mathematics majors on BYU Bridge.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Math Department Opening Social
Fri, Sept 19
6 p.m.
Kiwanis Park, Pavilion 1
Come enjoy J Dawgs and bring a side or a dessert to share! Families are welcome. Email events@math.byu.edu with any questions. 

New Major Orientation
Thurs, Sept 25
5:30 p.m.
1104 JKB
Learn how to succeed as a math major and ways to get involved! Pizza will be provided. 

Problem Solving Club
Thurs, Sept 25, 5:00 p.m.
1172 TMCB
Join us for free pizza and an introduction to problem solving!
Look for more updates on math.byu.edu and on bulletin boards in the TMCB.
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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Blueprint Fellowship
Blueprint Schools Network—multiple locations
The Blueprint Fellows Program is a comprehensive tutoring program that aims to accelerate student achievement in mathematics. Blueprint Fellows play an integral role in heightening student achievement in schools across the country.  On a daily basis, Fellows build individualized lessons based on predetermined curriculum and plan activities that help to fill in academic gaps students may have to strengthen academic performance inside the classroom.  During the course of the year, Fellows are building strong relationships that help to increase each student’s self-confidence in and commitment to his/her education, helping to foster a positive future for each student. 
APPLY BY DEC 7

There is 1 new job this week for Mathematics Education majors on BYU Bridge
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate
U.S. Navy
This program offers up to $168,300 while finishing your degree, providing a regular monthly income ranging from $3,280 to $5,610 for up to 30 months prior to your graduation. This includes a generous military salary, a food allowance, plus a housing allowance that is based upon the location of the school you attend. You’ll also enjoy comprehensive military health-care benefits – with no uniforms, no drilling requirements and no service obligation until you graduate. Upon graduation, you’ll begin the process of being commissioned as a Navy Nuclear Officer and take on unrivaled training and professional responsibilities. Through this highly competitive program, there are opportunities in any of four career focus areas.
APPLY BY DEC 13

There is 1 new job this week for Physics and Astronomy majors on BYU Bridge
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia
John Redman, former Senior Engineer at Hewlett-Packard Co. "Color & Textural Imaging for Preserving Our Cultural Heritage"
Wed, Sept 24, 4:00 p.m. 
C215 ESC

Friday Night Planetarium Show
"Invaders of Mars"
Fri, Sept 19
7 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
4th Floor of the ESC
$2 at the door
Weather permitting, the observation deck will be open after the show. 

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Technology Analyst 
Accenture—multiple locations
As an Accenture analyst, you will have the opportunity to work on complex technology and business projects across a wide range of fields and industries for some of the world’s leading companies and government agencies. Some responsibilities could include: developing innovative answers to complex business and IT challenges, designing a next generation eCommerce platform or content management system, and helping a client develop analytics and put their data to work for their business and their customers. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a 3.2 or higher cumulative GPA is preferred.
APPLY BY OCT 2

Data Science Intern 
Adobe Systems, Inc.—San Francisco, CA
The Data Science Intern will work on problems related to various aspects of online advertising. The problem statements could include both the advertiser and publisher perspectives. Some of the problems we seek to address during the internship include: social network analysis, predictive model performance visualization, conversion prediction models for real time bidding, yield management for maximizing video publisher's ROI, and intent categorization using search keyword data. Responsibilities include being expected to be an individual contributor and work with various members of the Machine Learning and Data Science teams to build functioning prototypes using real-world data.
APPLY BY NOV 30

There are 2 new jobs this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
Statistics Seminar Series 
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. in 203 TMCB

September 18 – Professor Brian Hartman of the University of Connecticut will present, "Prior Specification for Multivariate Regime-switching"

September 25 – Professor Gil Fellingham, BYU Department of Statistics

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