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October 23, 2014
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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.  

WINTER REGISTRATION BEGINS NEXT WEEK 
Priority registration for winter classes begins Monday, October 27. Check the "Registration" tab on MyMap to see your priority registration date. 

SOUNDS TO ASTOUND FREE DEMO SHOWS 
Catch the Acoustics Club's "Sounds to Astound" show for free
—three nights only!
Fri, Nov 7, 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Nov 8, 2:00 p.m.
Mon, Nov 10, 6 p.m.
C215 ESC
Register for tickets here!

APPLY FOR APRIL GRADUATION
Planning to graduate in April? The application deadline is November 15. 
BYU GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES GRAD PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Thinking about grad school? BYU is the perfect setting to pursue a graduate degree in geological sciences. Situated at the interface between the Colorado Plateau, Central Rocky Mountains and Basin and Range Province, BYU is within driving distance to rocks of every geological age. Check out the video above for more info! 
DISCOVERY MAY LEAD TO LOWER DOSES OF CHEMOTHERAPY 

No matter what type of chemotherapy you attack a tumor with, many cancer cells resort to the same survival tactic: They start eating themselves.

Scientists at Brigham Young University discovered the two proteins that pair up and switch on this process – known as autophagy.

Read the rest of the story by clicking the link above!
 

  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.

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
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Deseret Management Corporation Career Fair 
Thurs, Oct 30
12–2 p.m. 
Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 9th floor 
15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT

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
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.

Winter 2015 TA Positions
Applications open Mon, Oct 27 
Access the form on the Chemistry and Biochemistry website beginning that day. 

Upcoming Chemistry Seminars
Orson Sydora, Chevron-Phillips Chemical (Organic)
"Selective Ethylene Oligomerization"

Tues, Oct 28
1 p.m. 
W140 BNSN

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Software Developer 
The Gallup Organization–Omaha, NE

Gallup is looking for full-time Software Developers (entry level to lead developer) to join our growing IT team. Gallup Software Developers have an opportunity to utilize their talents in a variety of software development areas including Applications, Mobile/Web technology, and Quality Assurance. Ideal candidates will be working toward a degree in computer science or an IT related major.
APPLY BY NOV 27

Associate Software Developer 
ADP (Automatic Data Processing)–South Jordan, UT

Medical practitioners across the country turn to ADP's AdvancedMD for fully-integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management solutions they can trust. AdvancedMD is seeking a motivated, qualified Associate Application Developer to join our team to help us continue our phenomenal growth in the medical practice software market. Responsibilities include engaging in peer-reviewed coding and planning and estimating your own tasks along with your team, as well as collaborating with architects, product owners, and other engineers for code optimization, trainings, and technical mentor. A bachelor's degree in computer science and/or computer information systems and/or equivalent experience is required.
APPLY BY JAN 14

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

**No colloquium Oct 30 due to Faculty Meetings. 

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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
Upcoming 491R/591R Seminars:
Hannes E. Leetaru, Senior Petroleum Geologist, Illinois State Geologic Survey

Thurs, Oct 23, 11 a.m.
C295 ESC


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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Business Analyst 
Cicero Group–Salt Lake City, UT
Cicero's innovative capacity triangulating internal “big data,” secondary data and primary research to develop evidence-based strategies uniquely positions it against traditional management consulting firms such as McKinsey, Bain and BCG. Responsibilities for this job include: developing research methodologies, designing survey questionnaires, conducting such analysis as macro-and micro-economic modeling, and conceiving new ways to improve clients’ services and capabilities. The average work week is 50 hours; analysts commit to travel 2 nights a week for client engagements.
APPLY BY OCT 31

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

Upcoming Colloquia:
Andreas Weingartner of Southern Utah University will present,
"Egyptian Fractions, Practical Numbers and the Distribution of Divisors"
Tues, Oct 28, 4 p.m.
135 TMCB

Martha Kilpack of SUNY Oneonta will present,
"The Algebraic Lattice of Algebraic Closure Operators"
Thurs, Oct 30, 4 p.m.
135 TMCB 


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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Math Mentor
Meridian School—Springville, UT 
Meridian school is seeking an energetic and creative mentor for high school students in our international math program in Springville, UT. Mentors are expected to coach students at all levels of high school math—algebra through pre-calculus. Also, mentors are given time to create projects, activities, and competitions designed to motivate students to achieve math goals. Hours are MWF Mornings with some flexibility, 15–20 hrs/week.
APPLY BY NOV 17

High School Math Teacher 
Safford Unified School District—Safford, AZ
The math teacher’s main responsibility is to create a positive learning environment to facilitate the academic, personal, social, and intellectual development of each student. The teacher will present appropriate curriculum that is in alignment with federal, state, and district goals and objectives using a variety of instructional methods and strategies to further enhance and support learning. Teachers maintain high expectations for self and all students and encourage them to become lifelong learners.
APPLY BY NOV 17



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 be 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
"Murder on the Solar System Express"
Fri, Oct 24
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. 

Astronomical Society Star Party 
Saturday, Oct 25, 7:45 p.m.
Meet in Astronomy Library, N485 ESC, to carpool to Big Springs Park. Dress warmly!

Astronomy Club Nights
Every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Astronomy Library, N485 ESC

Upcoming Colloquium:
Richard L. Sandberg of Los Alamos National Lab will present, "Lens-less X-ray Imaging for Materials Dynamics Studies"
Wed, Oct 29, 4:00 p.m.
C215 ESC

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
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 is 1 new job this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
Statistics Seminar Series 
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. in 203 TMCB

Oct 23—NO SEMINAR
Oct 30—Candace Berrett, BYU

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