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October 16, 2014
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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

NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK
"The Sweet Side of Chemistry"
Oct 19-25

Chemistry Magic Shows: 
Oct 20-24
W111/W112 BNSN
Get tickets here

American Chemical Society Symposium:
"The Chemistry of Food"
Thurs, Oct 23, 3–5 p.m.

Research  Poster Session: 
Friday, Oct 24, 4–6 p.m.


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.
LINKING FAMILIES THROUGH TECHNOLOGY 

At the Family History Technology Lab Open House on September 18, visitors explored new tools for discovering their genealogies, including a beta version of Relative Finder, which shows users their relation to famous people (including royalty!), prophets, and their friends.

Other new technologies include Virtual Pedigree, which allows users to explore their complete pedigrees in one smooth and easy-to-read document, and Intelligent Indexing, which helps indexers by filling in identical fields, recognizing handwriting, and identifying keywords.

  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

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
This program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.  Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance.
APPLY BY JAN 2

There are 2 new jobs this week for all majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Crocker Innovation Fellowship
Information Session: 
Tues, Oct 21, 6:30 p.m.
110 TNRB

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
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"

National Chemistry Week
"The Sweet Side of Chemistry"
Oct 19-25

Chemistry Magic Shows: 
Oct 20-24
W111/W112 BNSN
Get tickets here

American Chemical Society Symposium:
"The Chemistry of Food"
Thurs, Oct 23, 3–5 p.m.

Research  Poster Session: 
Friday, Oct 24, 4–6 p.m.

Upcoming Chemistry Seminars
Vernon Law, former Chief Patent Counsel at DuPont Patent Attorney, Workman & Nydegger
"A Career as a Patent Attorney"

Tues, Oct 21
3 p.m.
W140 BNSN

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Software Engineering Internship
Intermountain Healthcare—Salt Lake City, UT
Working under the direction of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) IT Manager, the ERP Software Engineer will work closely with Intermountain’s other business analysts, subject matter experts, and external consultants to support system-wide transformational initiatives to significantly improve the structure and operations of each functional area including, but not limited to, business process standardization and automation leveraging the Oracle PeopleSoft and E-Business Suite ERP solutions. Applicants should be current students enrolled in a computer science, information systems or other technical program or a recent graduate in I.S. area.
APPLY BY OCT 28

Software Developer Engineer, Missionary Systems
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints–Riverton, UT

The Missionary Work Technology Portfolio is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The qualified candidate will work with a team to design, develop, customize, and integrate software used by missionaries, mission presidents, church headquarters and ecclesiastical leaders throughout the world.  You will work with the software team responsible for a growing area such as: Mormon.org, area book proselyting, missionary portal, mission office, missionary training and missionary call processing.  Development will focus on web applications running desktop and mobile platforms.
APPLY BY NOV 10

There are 2 new jobs this week for computer science majors on BYU Bridge and additional postings on the CS Job Board
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia
Dr. Eric Ringger, BYU Department of Computer Science
"Why Graduate School?"
Thurs, Oct 23, 11 a.m. 
1170 TMCB
 
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  JOBS & INTERNSHIP
Geologist/Environmental Scientist
ARCADIS, Inc.–Nationwide 
Duties will include both remediation and compliance-focused tasks over a broad range of market sectors. This position could initially involve up to 80% work in the field with the balance comprised of technical support and task management work. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: environmental field work, site characterization and environmental sampling, site inspections, oversight of investigation and remediation work. A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Geology or related discipline is required.
APPLY BY NOV 20

There is 1 new job this week for Geology majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Data Science Intern
Adobe Systems, Inc.–San Jose, 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, and conversion prediction models for real time bidding. The intern is 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

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 are 2 new jobs this week for Mathematics majors on BYU Bridge.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
To Be or Not to Be a Math Major
Thurs, Oct 16, 5:30 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.

Dynamical Systems Seminar:
Pengfei Zhang, University of Houston Department of Mathematics
"Hyperbolicity of Some Asymmetric Lemon Tables"
Thurs, Oct 23, 10:00 a.m.
292 TMCB

Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest
Sat, Oct 25, 8:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
136 TMCB
Breakfast provided. No sign-up needed. 

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Full Time Teacher
Teach Kentucky–Louisville, KY
Teach Kentucky recruits college graduates to teach full time in priority public middle and high schools of the Greater Louisville, KY area while obtaining a Masters in the Art of Teaching (MAT). The program focuses on providing a supportive environment and feeling of community where teachers are encouraged to use creativity and innovative teaching techniques to enrich the lives of students, the face of education, and their own lives. 
APPLY BY NOV 16

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
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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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
"Cosmic Disasters"
Fri, Oct 17
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

Nathan Powers, Field Applications Engineer, KLA-Tencor, Albany, NY
"Physics Laboratories: A Training Ground for Any Profession"
Mon, Oct 20, 3:00 p.m. 
C295 ESC

Reid Mumford, Johns Hopkins University Department of Physics and Astronomy
"Engaging Students in Physics Teaching Laboratories"
Wed, Oct 22, 4:00 p.m.
C215 ESC

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Data Science Intern
Adobe Systems, Inc.–San Jose, 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, and conversion prediction models for real time bidding. The intern is 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. 
APPY BY NOV 30

Data Scientist
ADP Dealer Services–Salt Lake City, UT
Responsibilities include helping drive the strategic direction of the company by synthesizing multiple data and information inputs in a structured manner to articulate a solution’s key success factors and the best practices to achieve them, working with R&D to implement automated systems to exploit opportunities that you discover, and aiding in developing internal tools for data analysis. Bachelor’s degree required.
APPLY BY NOV 17

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

Oct 16—David Banks, Duke University
Oct 23—NO SEMINAR
Oct 30—Candace Berrett, BYU

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