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SWEekly - January 30, 2011

posted Apr 1, 2011, 9:05 PM by Webmaster CSULB SWE   [ updated Oct 26, 2012, 1:10 AM ]

In this Newsletter:
  • SWE Events
    • First General Meeting - Tuesday, February 1st.
    • SWE Regional Conference
  • College of Engineering/ School Announcements
    • E- Week
  • Other
    • RESEARCH
      • University of Florida -  Water Resources See attachment
      • UC Berkeley - SUPERB-IT See attachment
    • SCHOOLARSHIPS
      • Boeing Scholarship
      • SWE National Scholarship
      • SWE- OC Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate female students See attachment
      • SWE - San Francisco Bay Area

SWE

First General Meeting of the Spring Semester!

CSULB SWE will be having its first general meeting on Tuesday, February 1st at 12:30 in VEC 202. Please come and enjoy free food as we introduce the importance and the benefits of joining SWE. We will also be going over the main events for the Spring Semester, including our new event “Mr. and Ms. Engineer Pageant” which will be taking place during E-Week. Prizes will be raffled at the end of the meeting, so don’t forget to bring friends!

SWE Regional Conference

The SWE Region B conference will take place in Palm Springs, March 3rd-6th. This conference is attended by over 250 professionals and college students in engineering.  The goal of the conference is to promote development and awareness of incredible opportunities in the engineering community.  The conference promises Exciting and Educational Speakers, Informative Workshops, Technical and Local Area Tours, Socials, Career Opportunities and More.

We have a list of people from CSULB who will be attending. We would love to have you join us! It is one of the best ways to get excited about becoming an engineer. Watch for more information in coming weeks.


For more information: http://sweregionb.org/region-conference

College of Engineering/ School Announcements

WOW- Week of Welcome

Come to our engineering booths on Wednesday, Feb. 2nd and Thursday 3rd starting at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This is a great opportunity to learn how to become more involved in our numerous engineering organizations and meet new people!

Internships/ Research

2011 NSF - Science & Technology Center Undergraduate Internships


The NSF-STCs offer paid summer internships at most of our seventeen centers, located at prestigious universities around the United States. These summer internships provide undergraduates an opportunity to conduct research in a graduate school-setting in the fields including engineering. These internships are fully funded and are an excellent way to gain a competitive edge toward graduate school. The Centers are currently accepting applications for the 2011 Summer Programs. Deadlines are generally in the early spring. For more information visit: www.nsfstc.org. If you have questions, contact recruiting manager, Wesley Uehara, at: wuehara@cens.ucla.edu.

NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) Program in Water Resources at the University of Florida.

We are looking for juniors/seniors (and exceptional sophomores) with a strong foundation in math and sciences, and an interest in water resources.  The application deadline is February 28, 2011. More information regarding the Program can be obtained on the web at  http://abe.ufl.edu/reu .

SUPERB-ITS:Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley-Information Technology for Sustainability

UC Berkeley's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences is proud to be offering SUPERB-ITS:Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley-Information Technology for Sustainability, sponsored by the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program. We are targeting high-potential rising juniors and seniors who have a strong interest in graduate study, and who are either socio-economically disadvantaged, low-income, first-generation college students, or have limited access to undergraduate research in their undergraduate institution.

SUPERB-Information Technology for Sustainability will take place from June 6 to August 5, 2011. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2011. Students will be notified of their acceptance to the SUPERB Program by mid-March, 2011.

STUDENTS CAN FIND THE LINK TO OUR ONLINE APPLICATION BY GOING TO THE FOLLOWING URL:
http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Programs/ugrad/superb/superb.html


Scholarships  

SWE National Scholarship

Need money for the next fiscal year? Here is the solution! The upperclass application for SWE scholarships opened December 1st.  Sophomores and above for the 2011-2012 academic year sophomores can apply through February 15th.  Freshmen can create a profile now, but their application will not be available until March. For more information, and if you would like to apply please visit: SWE Sholarship information


SWE OC Scholarship

SWE-OC will award three Undergraduate Scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $750, and $500.  The minimum criteria for selection are as follows:

·        Open to women only

·        Student at:

   CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach, UC Irvine, or UC Riverside

·        Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in an engineering field

·        GPA of 3.0 or higher

·        Plans to pursue a career in an engineering field
Deadline: March 31th


The Santa Clara Valley section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE-SCV) scholarship application process is OPEN and accepting applicants.  The applicants must be a permanent resident of or attend school in the South San Francisco Bay Area (see zip codes below). Scholarships will be awarded primarily on the basis of scholastic achievement, motivation and interest in engineering. Each recipient will receive a $1000.00 award, 5 to 10 scholarships are awarded each year.

94002-94003, 94010-94011, 94018-94028, 94030, 94035, 94037-94043, 94059-94065, 94070-94071, 94074, 94086-94091, 943**, 944**, 94536-94546, 94552, 94555, 94557, 94560, 94587, 950**, 951**

The scholarship application can be downloaded from this website (http://www.swescv.com/) under Career Guidance.  The application must be postmarked by April 1, 2011.  Please check the above website for applicant eligibility requirements and more information about the application.

Boeing Scholarship
ProviderCollege of Engineering (COE) (COE)
Amount$2,250
QuantitySeveral
Available Date1/24/11
Deadline3/24/11
Criteria1. Must be majoring in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
2. Must be a freshman, sophomore, or junior (including transfer students) enrolled at CSULB.
3. Must be in good standing with the University (3.3 GPA minimum).

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