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October 2, 2014
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DISCREPANT EVENTS
Enjoy a presentation by BYU alum and TEDx Presenter Dr. Christopher Erickson and learn how majoring in the sciences can lead you to hundreds of career opportunities! 
Thurs, Oct 9, 5 p.m.
Wilkinson Center Terrace 

FREE GMAT/GRE PRACTICE TEST
Take a free paper practice test and learn how to successfully prepare for graduate school.
Sat, Oct 11
GMAT: 9 a.m.–11 p.m., Tanner Bldg 220
GRE: 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Tanner Bldg 251
Register here


2014 HONORED ALUMNI LECTURE
Gregory F. Hebertson, Midstates Petroleum Co. 
"Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights From a Career in Science"
Thurs, Oct 16, 11 a.m.
1170 TMCB

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES 
Alexandra Navrotsky, Edward Roessler Chair in Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of California at Davis

"Energetics of Porous Materials and Confinement"
Tues, Oct 21, 4:00 p.m.
W140 BNSN

"A Career in Thermodynamics, Then, Now, and the Future"
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 p.m.
W140 BNSN

REGISTER FOR BUSINESS CAREER ESSENTIALS
Thinking about which classes to take next semester? Boost your career in science with Business Essentials!
Register for CHEM 500, CS 500, GEOL 500, MATH 500, MTHED 500, PHSCS 500, or STAT 500.  
REGISTER FOR CS 100
Want to learn how to code? Get started by registering for CS 100 Winter semester. CS 100 introduces fundamental concepts including hardware, information representation, programming, and the Internet.
DISCREPANT EVENTS
Thinking about what kind of job your major can get you can be scary, but what if your major had hundreds of possible career paths?

Fortunately, there are such majors! The hard sciences majors can lead to a myriad of career options, something Dr. Christopher Erickson, a BYU alum and TEDx Presenter, found out for himself.

Erickson will be talking about the opportunities that a physics major gave him, as well as showcasing some cool experiments, at the upcoming Discrepant Events presentation on Thursday, October 9 at 5:00 p.m. in the Wilkinson Student Center Terrace.
 
  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
 
Research Scientist
Nature's Sunshine Products—Spanish Fork, UT
The research scientist will perform the following types of duties: coordinate activities of the Product Stability Program, perform analytical analysis to ensure the quality of raw materials and finished products, method validation/method transfer, and perform other related duties as assigned. Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related science field with 3–4 years’ experience or a master’s degree with a minimum of 1–2 years’ experience is required. 
APPLY BY OCT 10

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

Onn Brandman of Stanford University (Biochemistry) will present
"How Eukaryotic Cells Respond to Failed Translation"

Tues, Oct 14
4 p.m.–5p.m.
W140 BNSN

National Chemistry Week 2014
"The Sweet Side of Chemistry: Candy"
Oct 19–25
See the week's activities here.
Get tickets to the magic shows here


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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Software Engineer
Numerica Corporation—Fort Collins, CO
A successful candidate for this position will participate on a small team and have the following duties and responsibilities: work at the intersection between mathematical sciences and scientific computing, especially in information sciences; develop and implement algorithms using modern software and object-oriented principles in advanced computer architectures; and assist with testing software components and programs involving complex mathematical specifications.
APPLY BY OCT 23

Java Developer
Synergisticit—Nationwide
Responsibilities include designing and developing web based applications using Java/J2EE technologies, designing and developing of software products, and implementing new features in current applications. Bachelor's/master's degree in computer science, IT, Eng, or any equivalent degree is required.
APPLY BY OCT 29

There are 2 new jobs this week for computer science majors on BYU Bridge and additional postings on the CS Job Board
ANNOUNCEMENTS
**There will be no colloquia on Oct 9 due to faculty meetings.


 
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GIS Analyst
Utah Geological Survey—Salt Lake City, UT
GIS Analyst for the UGS Geologic Hazard Program will assist 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; and 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
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

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HVAC Mathematician
CaptiveAire, Inc.—St. George, UT
The mathematician will be responsible for working directly within R&D team to integrate algorithms into our monitoring and building automation systems as well as developing and solving energy savings algorithms, humidity load calculations, latent and sensible load calculations, and metadata analysis using real-world data on a large scale.
APPLY BY OCT 31
 
There is 1 new job this week for Mathematics majors on BYU Bridge.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia:
Anastasiia Tsvietkova, University of California-Davis
Thurs, Oct 2, 4:00 p.m.
104 TMCB

Tom Sederberg, BYU 
Tues, Oct 7, 4:00 p.m.
135 TMCB


Look for more updates on math.byu.edu and on bulletin boards in the TMCB.
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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Middle School Math Teacher
Page Unified School District #8—Page, AZ
Responsibilities include facilitating student success in academic and interpersonal skills through academic courses of study and implementing district-approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific needs of students; and providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.
APPLY BY OCT 28

High School Math Teacher
Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District No. 35—
Rio Rico, AZ
A position is available for the 2014–2015 school year. An annual $2,500 stipend is available for Math Endorsement. Up to ten (10) years credit may be given for previous experience for initial placement on Certified Salary Schedule. Please visit our website to download application or call for an application packet.
APPLY BY OCT 30



There are 2 new jobs this week for Mathematics Education majors on BYU Bridge
ANNOUNCEMENTS
MEA Activity
Mon, Oct 13, 4 p.m.
173 TMCB 

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Mechanical Design Engineer
CaptiveAire, Inc.—St. George, UT
The mechanical design engineer will be responsible for working directly within an R&D team to design full restaurant control, ventilation, and energy savings designs; work directly with external engineering firms, architectural firms, and customers to develop and present sustainable solutions; and responsible for measurement and analysis of in-lab test data, field audits, and analysis of the data to determine appropriate design for customers.
APPLY BY OCT 31

There is 1 new job this week for Physics and Astronomy majors on BYU Bridge 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Friday Night Planetarium Show
"October Sky"
Fri, Oct 3
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
NO NEW JOBS

There are 0 new jobs this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
Statistics Seminar Series 
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. in 203 TMCB

Oct 9 — Robert Richardson, University of California-Santa Cruz
Oct 16 — David Banks, Duke
Oct 23 — Doug VanDerweken, Duke
Oct 30 — Candace Berrett, BYU
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