Friday, December 17, 2021

Prepare over winter break for the Spring 2022 CSE Virtual Career Fair on Feb. 8

Mark your calendar for the Spring 2022 CSE Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 8. Start preparing over winter break by updating your resume, preparing for interviews, and researching employers.

Check out the 'Professors are People Too' podcast by students for students

Get to know more about your CSE professors in the new “Professors Are People Too” podcast series developed by a group of CSE students to serve as a bridge between students and professors. The five initial podcasts are now available on Spotify.

Submit your research to the Minnesota Undergraduate Research and Academic Journal by Friday, Dec. 31

The Minnesota Undergraduate Research and Academic Journal (MURAJ) invites undergraduate students to submit their research for the opportunity to receive project funding in spring semester 2022. Proposed projects should seek to address social injustices facing our communities in the realms of racial, social, economic, and environmental justice. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 31.

Apply to the Kleiner Perkins Fellows Program by Monday, Jan. 3

The Kleiner Perkins Fellows Program recognizes the importance of recruiting next-generation talent by introducing students interested in technology and entrepreneurship to opportunities with innovative companies. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are studying computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, design, business, or fields related to software development.

Apply for an engineering co-op by Tuesday, Jan. 4

Interested in participating in a co-op for academic credit? Applications are due by Tuesday, Jan. 4, for co-ops that begin in spring 2022. If you are wondering what it is like to work as an engineer, a co-op can provide experience under the guidance of experienced engineers. Co-ops allow you to work full time within two consecutive semesters.

Join the CSE Winter Book Club featuring 'Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal' by G. Willow Wilson

The CSE WISE Initiative invites the CSE community to participate in the annual winter book club. Participants will read and discuss "Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal" by G. Willow Wilson, addressing the intersectional identities of a young woman with responsibilities thrust upon her. The book is provided at no cost and will be mailed directly to participants' homes. Book discussions are Jan. 3, 4, 10, and 11. RSVP now!

Apply for the Ernest F. Hollings scholarship by Monday, Jan. 31

Undergraduate students interested in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education are invited to apply for the Ernest F. Hollings scholarship by the Monday, Jan. 31 deadline.

Apply for the CTSI Pathways to Research Program (PReP) by Friday, Feb. 11

Students from populations underrepresented in research are invited to apply for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Pathways to Research Program (PReP) opportunity to begin or advance their research career. Opportunities for travel funds to participate in national and international scientific meetings are awarded on a competitive basis. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 11.

Friday, December 10, 2021

Employers Google and TKDA host virtual information sessions

Employers Google and TKDA will host virtual career information sessions for CSE students.

CSE Student Services office closing at 3 p.m., reduced drop-in hours on Thursday, Dec. 16

CSE Academic Advising, Career Services, and Learn Abroad will have reduced hours and drop-in appointments on Thursday, Dec. 16. Drop-in appointments will be available from 2-3 p.m. only, and all CSE Student Services offices will close at 3 p.m. Regular office and drop-in hours will resume Friday, Dec. 17.

Important end-of-semester information for students on academic probation

If you are currently on academic probation, the CSE Office of Academic Advising will review your fall semester grades once posted. If you do not meet the terms of your probationary period, you will be notified of your academic status via your University of Minnesota email by the end of the day Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

Explore majors and careers at CSE virtual workshops in January and February

Mark your calendar now to join the CSE Career Center for major and career exploration virtual workshops in January and February 2022. The three-part series is geared toward CSE undergraduate students who are exploring majors or career options.

International students: Sign up for virtual personal statement consultations

University Career Services Administration will offer personal statement consultations for international students applying for graduate or professional school through Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. There are options for live Zoom meetings or a recorded evaluation to view later.

Friday, December 3, 2021

CSE Winter Light Show is Thursday, Dec. 9-Saturday, Dec. 11

Don't miss the return of the CSE Winter Light Show Dec. 9-11 with shows at 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. each night at the Civil Engineering Building Courtyard. The Premiere Party is Friday, Dec. 10.

Employers Daikin, SAS, CarMax, and Amazon host information sessions this week

Employers Daikin, SAS, CarMax, and Amazon will host virtual and in-person career information sessions for CSE students this week.

Join SESB for a town hall meeting with CSE Deans on Wednesday, Dec. 8

Join the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) for a town hall-style meeting with CSE Dean Mos Kaveh and CSE Associate Deans Ellen Longmire, Paul Strykowski, and Joseph Konstan on Wednesday, Dec. 8 at 5:15 p.m, in Bruininks Hall, Room 114. Network and talk with the deans on a variety of CSE topics.

Attend the ISyE major virtual information session on Monday, Dec. 6

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) will hold a virtual information session about the major and related career options on Monday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m Central Time. Learn how industrial and systems engineers blend mathematical modeling, engineering thinking, and business practices to optimize system performance. Parents also are welcome to attend the webinar.

Prepare for finals with Academic Success Centers' Exam Jam and Effective U tutoring

Get support from academic success centers through finals week during Exam Jam. You can find a variety of free events, services, and resources to prepare for final exams, papers, and projects, including expanded tutoring hours, study workshops, research support, and de-stress resources. You can also check out the Effective U self-guided final exam prep tutorial to learn tips and skills for studying and preparing for final exams.

Walter Library open 24 hours a day Friday, Dec. 10-Wednesday, Dec. 22

Walter Library will have 24-hour access, seven days a week with your U Card beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10 until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22. The library has group study space, copy machines, and more.

Get short-term, real-world professional experience with Maroon and Gold Network Projects

Explore various industries, gain new skills, and make professional connections with the University's Maroon and Gold Network Projects program. Supported by alumni, Projects connects University students with short-term, real-world professional experiences.

Register for the 'Getting to Know Yourself as a Collaborator' webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 7

University of Minnesota chemistry graduate student Stephanie Mitchell, along with two colleagues from the NSF Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, will present the webinar "Getting to Know Yourself as a Collaborator" on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 4 p.m. Central Time. The webinar will help participants understand how to maximize the strengths and accommodate the weaknesses of collaborators in a team.