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October 9, 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.–1 p.m.,
Tanner Bldg 220

GRE: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.,
Tanner Bldg 251
Register here


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 Career 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 for the winter 2015 semester. CS 100 introduces fundamental concepts including hardware, information representation, programming, and the Internet.
2014 HONORED ALUMNI LECTURE

The BYU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences is excited to announce Mr. Gregory Hebertson  of Midstates Petroleum Co. as this year’s lecturer for the College Honored Alumni Lecture.
 
Hebertson’s lecture is titled “Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science.” Hebertson will be speaking on two general themes: his experiences as a scientist throughout his career and some examples from his career where scientific achievement has led to bettering people’s lives.
 
Hebertson will be speaking Thurs, Oct 16 at 11:00 a.m. in room 1170 TMCB.
 
  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
 
Science, Engineering, & Technology Positions
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)—Washington, D.C.
We face challenging, complex technical problems and we need your creativity and talent to solve them. Make the most of your technical skills and abilities at the CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T). Every DS&T officer is a Technical Intelligence Officer (TIO). TIOs come from diverse engineering and applied science backgrounds to solve emerging complex challenges we face at the CIA. They use their expertise to support the mission and ensure the CIA can adapt to the ever-changing technical issues that arise within the 21st century.
APPLY BY DEC 27

There is 1 new job this week for all majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Call for Abstracts
Third Annual Biomedical Engineering Conference 
"Emerging Ideas in Biomedical Research"
Thurs, Oct 30

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. 

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
 
NO NEW JOBS

There are 0 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.–5 p.m.
W140 BNSN

ACS Career Day
Lisa Balbes of the American Chemical Society
Thurs, Oct 16
C107 BNSN

8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – "Finding Your Path: Exploring Yourself, Career Paths, Networking"
1:00–4:00 p.m. – "Acing the Interview"

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
XML Developer Internship
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—
Salt Lake City, UT
We are looking for recent graduates or near graduates who are interested in getting their foot in the door at the LDS Church. This is a full-time internship. You will be able to work 30–40 hours a week. Much of your time will be spent working with senior developers to convert existing XML content for delivery on LDS.org and the Gospel Library mobile app. Familiarity with XML/HTML/CSS etc., as well as experience with Adobe Creative Suite tools (particularly, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat) and experience with XML transforms are helpful. A BS in computer programming, graphic design, and/or communications is preferred.
APPLY BY OCT 24

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 16, but students are encouraged to attend the Honored Alumni Lecture at 11:00 a.m. in 1170 TMCB. 

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

 
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  JOBS & INTERNSHIP
NO NEW JOBS

There are 0 new jobs this week for Geology majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Seminars:

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson from Midstates Petroleum Co. will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
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
Dynamical Systems Seminar:
Kevin McGoff of Duke University, Department of Mathematics
Tues, Oct 14, 10:00 a.m.
292 TMCB

Upcoming Colloquia:
Machiel Van Frankenhuijsen of Utah Valley University
Tues, Oct 14, 4:00 p.m.
135 TMCB

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

To Be or Not to Be a Math Major
Thurs, Oct 16, 5:00 p.m.
275 TMCB
Thinking about becoming a math major? Learn about career options, talk with professors, and eat pizza!

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 

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 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
"ET Tours"
Fri, Oct 10
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. 

Upcoming Colloquium
In lieu of this week's colloquia, students are encouraged to attend the Honored Alumni Lecture:

Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Actuarial Assistant
Allianz Life Insurance—Minneapolis, MN
As an entry-level member of our team, you’ll provide mathematical and technical support in the development and financial reporting of insurance products. This will include pricing assumption development, developing rate and factor files and assisting in the preparation of financial and experience reports for use in financial modeling and risk management. In addition, you'll prepare exhibits and schedules used in financial statements and complete various required surveys.
APPY BY NOV 7



There is 1 new job this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
Honored Alumni Lecture
Greg Hebertson will present, "Mastering Your Fate: A Few Insights from a Career in Science."
Thurs, Oct 16, 11:00 a.m.
1170 TMCB

Statistics Seminar Series 
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. in 203 TMCB

Oct 16—David Banks, Duke University
Oct 23—Doug VanDerweken, Duke University
Oct 30—Candace Berrett, BYU
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