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5.7 - October 25, 2010

posted Oct 25, 2010, 7:19 PM by Webmaster CSULB SWE
In this Newsletter
  • SWE Events
    • Meeting on Tuesday, October 26th -  WE@BD survey, upcoming events
    • SWE - Spooktacular Halloween Party
    • CSULB SWE Industry Chair Needed.
    • CSULB SWE Involvement Committee - Members needed
  • College of Engineering/ School Announcement
    • IEEE - A System Approach Toward Green Energy Production and Adaptive Power Distribution
    • Fall into your Future - Job Fair
    • E- Life Mentors Needed
  • Other
    • Interviewing opportunity - Union Pacific
    • Employment opportunity with DOE
    • Internships -  Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)
    • Summer internship with United Launch Alliance (ULA)


Sixth General Meeting
Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 26th  at 4:45 in EN2 103. We would like your feedback from WE@BD! We will be taking a quick survey on this event to make improvements for future WE@BDs. We will also be taking a look at important upcoming events for the semester, including workshops, interviewing opportunities, career fair, and many more.

Halloween Potluck Party  

This Thursday October 28th,The Society of Women Engineers will be hosting its annual Spooktacular Halloween party! Come and join us for a night full of dance, music, food, and lots of fun. The event will be taking place in The Huntington Room (USU Room 205) from 7 - 10 pm. Please don’t forget to bring something to share. Also, there will also be a costume contest and prizes will be given to first and second places, so dress up in your creative attire.

We would like to give special thanks to our volunteers for making this another successful WE@BD. We are grateful for your contribution during this special event! Our next WE@BD is scheduled to be next semester on March 18th. We look forward to working with all of you again.

Industry Chair Needed
Would you like to get more involved in SWE? This is the perfect opportunity! We have an open position for Industry Chair. If you would like to run  for this position, you can nominate yourself in tomorrow’s meeting by giving a short introduction of yourself and why you think you are qualified to become an SWE officer.

Involvement Committee
If you would like to be apart of the organization of SWE events like our upcoming bonfire, Halloween party, and Alumni Homecoming Banquet, you should participate with our Involvement committee. To be informed about involvement committee meetings fill out the Involvement Committee Form.

College of Engineering/ School Announcements

A System Approach Toward Green Energy Production and Adaptive Power Distribution
IEEE: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Systems Council Chapter of the Coastal Los Angeles Section, would like to invite you to attend the first annual Energy Workshop: "A System Approach Toward Green Energy Production and Adaptive Power Distribution." The workshop will be perfect for those curious to understand what encompasses "Green Energy" and the professional community wishing to enrich their knowledge of Energy and efficient Power Distribution Technology. The event will take place on November 1st, 2010 and will take place on campus at The Pointe. Registration for students is $5 with IEEE, AIChE, AIAA, or ASME membership. For more information visit:

Fall into your Future - Fall Job fair

Fall into Your Future - Fall Job Fair

Wednesday, October 27, 12:00-4:00pm

University Student Union

To view the list of participating employers, go to (updated daily)

e-LIFE Mentors Needed:
The freshmen mentoring program e-LIFE is currently looking for mentors for the freshmen.  It's a great opportunity to get involved and help newcomers to engineering. For more information and to fill out an application visit or email e-LIFE at .


Interviewing opportunity with Union Pacific
A representative from Union Pacific will be on campus on Tuesday, October 19th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Career Development Center.  They have several positions open for recruitment and will be interviewing during this day. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Employment Opportunity with DOE
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is offering employment opportunities in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).There will be a virtual presentation on October 20 , 2010 at 3:30 pm EST. DOE/NNSA staff will cover information about the NNSA's global critical mission and both career entry level and internship programs; and upcoming opportunities that may be of interest to you. This presentation will also offer you the opportunity to engage with us through a new interactive medium; our 3-D virtual island in Second Life! If you are interested in attending and would like us to send further information about the event, please RSVP on the following website:
If you have questions about the event please contact:

The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students, under the guidance of a mentor, at a participating Navy Laboratory. The stipend amounts for the program are $7,690 for undergraduate students and $10,250 for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs. New this year, all eligible students who attend an accredited 4 yr U.S. college/university are eligible to apply.
The online application opens at starting October 15, 2010 and must be completed by January 7, 2011. All accompanying documents (official transcripts and reference letters) are due by January 14, 2011.

United Launch Alliance (ULA)
ULA is pleased to announce that openings for the 2011 Summer Internship positions will be posted October 14, 2010 through the end of November, 2010.  All interested students are invited to apply for these Summer Internship openings at our website. Early application is encouraged.