Friday, December 2, 2022

Walter Library will have 24-hour access Friday, Dec. 9-Thursday, Dec. 22

Walter Library will have 24-hour access, seven days a week with your U Card beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9 through 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22. The library has study space, a group study room, copy machines, study break activities, and more.

Prepare for finals with Exam Jam and Effective U tutoring

Get support from academic success centers through finals week in this year’s Exam Jam. Find free events, services, and resources to prepare for final exams, papers, and projects, including extra tutoring, writing help, study and planning workshops, and de-stress activities and resources, all designed to help you success. 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.

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 Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023.

Attend the end-of-semester Internet of Things project showcase on Tuesday, Dec. 13

See what first-year CSE students in the Electrical Engineering 1301 course designed this semester in class at the Internet of Things Showcase on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

Take care of your health and wellness with your personal You@UMN wellbeing portal

You@UMN is a digital platform available to all students that connects you to online tools and campus resources to support your health and wellbeing goals to "Succeed, Thrive, and Matter" at the University of Minnesota. You@UMN is 100 percent free and confidential.

Apply for a grant of up to $5,000 in the MIN-Corps MVP Prototyping Challenge by Thursday, Dec. 15

Apply for up to $5,000 in the MIN-Corps Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Challenge to develop a prototype that demonstrates the impact of your innovation. The MVP Challenge will award up to 30 grants ranging from $100 to $5,000 each. The application deadline is Thursday, Dec. 15.

Apply for the Advanced Energy STEM Diversity scholarship by Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023

Advanced Energy's STEM Diversity Scholarship provides $20,000 to qualified students majoring in electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or material science. Scholarship recipients also will have the opportunity to intern with Advanced Energy. Application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Educational Testing Services information session, Minneapolis Public Works site tour for CSE students this week

Employer Educational Testing Services (ETS) will host a virtual information session and Minneapolis Public Works will host a site tour and networking event for CSE students this week.

Attend a bioproducts and biosystems engineering open house to learn about department majors

The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (BBE) will host an open house for students to explore its two undergraduate majors and areas of specialization on Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-noon, in the Biosystems Engineering and Agricultural Engineering Building. Registration is requested.

Apply for the Global Health Case Competition by Wednesday, Nov. 30

Looking for an opportunity to create solutions to real-life health challenges? Apply for the Global Health Case Competition for the opportunity to work with a team to develop innovative solutions for 21st century global health challenges. Applications are due by Wednesday, Nov. 30.

PES students: Sign up for an end-of-semester Mario Kart tournament on Friday, Dec. 9

CSE's RISE and DEI program is hosting an end-of-the-semester Mario Kart tournament for President's Emerging Scholars (PES) on Friday, Dec. 9, 4:30-7 p.m., Bruininks Hall, Room 530A. Pizza and prizes will be provided! RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Opportunities still available for CSE students 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, the program connects University students with short-term, real-world professional experiences. There are still project opportunities for CSE students.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Employer McKinsey & Company hosts a virtual information session for CSE students this week

Employer McKinsey & Company will host a virtual information session for CSE students this week.

Attend a CSE internships and co-op search strategies workshop

Are you an undergraduate student looking for internships and co-ops but don't know where to start? Look no further! Attend the CSE Internships and Co-op Search Strategies workshop on Monday, Nov. 28, to learn effective strategies in searching and applying for internships and co-ops.

Last day to use One Time Only Late Withdrawal is Wednesday, Dec. 14

The last day to use your One-Time-Only Late Withdrawal (OTOLW) this semester is Wednesday, Dec. 14 and before you have taken the final exam. International students may need to take additional steps.

Apply for the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship by Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023

Undergraduate students interested in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education are invited to apply for the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship. The application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

Register to present your research at the fall virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium by Monday, Nov. 28

The Fall Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium is an opportunity for undergraduate researchers to share their research, scholarly, and creative projects with the University community.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Join SESB for special events including a meeting with CSE Deans this week

Join the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) for special events this week including a town hall-style meeting with the CSE Deans on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 5 p.m, in Bruininks Hall, Room 230. Other events this week include a science and engineering professor panel, and a STEM student group showcase.

Employer Takeda hosts an information session for CSE students this week

Employer Takeda will host a summer internship program information session for CSE students this week.

Gain industry experience with the Engineering Co-op Program

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain industry experience? Would you like to earn academic credit for working and receive a competitive salary? If so, the Engineering Co-op Program could be for you! Employers are currently seeking co-op students to hire for spring, summer and fall semesters.

International students: Sign up for personal statement consultations

Are you an undergraduate international student (F-1 or J-1 visa) preparing an application for a graduate or professional school program? Your personal statement is an important part of the application process. Sign up for a consultation to receive feedback on your personal statement from trained international graduate student consultants Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022-Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. There are options for in-person or live Zoom meetings.

Enter the BizPitch contest by Friday, Nov. 18

Win up to $1,000 for the best new business idea in the Fall 2022 BizPitch contest. Undergraduate students will compete in a 90-second contest online to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs and investors. Apply by Friday, Nov. 18.

Apply to be a Rooted in STEM mentor for diverse high school students by Sunday, Dec. 4

Apply to be a mentor for Rooted in STEM, a program that pairs CSE undergraduates with high school students from historically excluded identities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Mentors who fulfill their commitment will earn a scholarship at the end of each semester program.

Apply for paid internships with a leading entrepreneurial company by Monday, Nov. 21

The Deluxe E-ternship Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to become members of high-potential entrepreneurial teams. Apply by Monday, Nov. 21.

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.

Meet with a CEGE faculty advisor to learn about the major

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) will hold virtual meetings with faculty advisors to learn about the major prior to registration for spring semester. Advisors are available on Zoom at various times between Monday, Nov. 21-Friday, Dec. 2.

Attend the Analytics for Good Hackathon information session on Wednesday, Nov. 16

Learn about the February 2023 Analytics for Good (AGI) Hackathon at an information session on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., in Mondale Hall, Room 25.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Employer MEDITECH hosts a virtual information session for CSE students this week

Employer MEDITECH will host an information session for CSE students this week.

Get help with your research papers and assignments from Peer Research Consultants

Stressed about an assignment or research paper? University Libraries Peer Research Consultants (PRCs) provide one-on-one assistance to help develop research strategies and write a successful research paper. Schedule an online appointment. PRCs can also help you get started with faculty-sponsored research.

First-Generation College Student Week celebration continues through Friday, Nov. 11

Join the University of Minnesota and colleges across the U.S. in celebrating the presence and experience of first-generation college students, faculty, and staff on campus during First-Generation College Student Celebration Week through Friday, Nov. 11. Several events are planned during the week.

Sign up for SESB's Freezin' for a Reason 5K on Friday, Nov. 18

Don't miss the Science and Engineering Student Board's Freezin' for a Reason 5K on Friday, Nov. 19. Proceeds will be donated to the National Bone Marrow Donor Program's Be The Match non-profit organization that connects patients with their donor match for life-saving marrow or blood stem cell transplants. Registered runners and walkers will receive post-race snacks and a free T-shirt.

Friday, October 28, 2022

Employer MEDITECH hosts a virtual information session for CSE students this week

Employer MEDITECH will host a virtual information session for CSE students this week.

Last day to withdraw from a fall semester class is Monday, Nov. 14

Monday, Nov. 14 is the last day you can withdraw from a fall 2022 full-semester class without using your One-Time-Only Late Withdrawal or petitioning to withdraw due to extenuating circumstances. If you withdraw now, you will have a "W" on your record.

Check out the CSE Advising blog and FAQs for answers to common advising questions

Did you know that CSE Academic Advising has a blog and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page with answers to common questions you might have about scheduling, probation, and other resources? The blog and FAQs page are great first stops to look for answers to your questions, whether you want to save time or need to know something after normal office hours.

Connect with the CSE Career Center

Have a question about your resume, job offer, or the internship/co-op/job search process? Schedule an appointment with a career counselor either in-person or virtually. If you have a quick question, career counselors and peer advisors are available for virtual drop-ins Monday-Friday from 2-4 p.m.

Sign up to participate in the UMN Techstars Startup Weekend Friday, Nov. 11-Saturday, Nov. 12

Do you have an idea you’d like to pursue or a problem you’d like to solve but don’t know where to start? Sign up to participate in the UMN Techstars Startup Weekend on Friday, Nov. 11-Saturday, Nov. 12, to learn with other students about what it takes to start a company. No experience necessary. Ideas are welcome but not required.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

First-generation students: Apply for the UMN Biomedical Undergraduate Research Program by Wednesday, Nov. 23

The University of Minnesota Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MICaB) Program, in collaboration with the University's First-Gen Institute, is accepting applications for the spring semester 2023 Minnesota Biomedical Undergraduate Research training program for first-generation students. The application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Friday, October 21, 2022

Employer McKinsey & Company hosts a virtual information session for CSE students this week

Employer McKinsey & Company will host a virtual information session for CSE students this week.

International students: Register for career programs and presentations

University Career Services and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will offer career-related programs and presentations specifically for international students this fall.

Sign up for the A Friend in STEM mentorship program by Friday, Nov. 4

Sign up for the A Friend in STEM mentorship program connecting undergraduate students interested in STEM with University of Minnesota scientists. The primary goal of the program is to make the complicated process of getting involved in research, being successful in a lab, and applying to graduate programs more accessible to undergraduate students of all backgrounds. The registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 4.

First-year students: Attend the Ireland summer session for first-year CSE students information session on Friday, Oct. 28

Learn about an opportunity for CSE first-year students to join other Big Ten STEM students in beautiful Dublin for six weeks in summer 2023 while fulfilling Physics II (PHYS 1302) and liberal education requirements (Historical Perspectives and Global Perspectives). An info session is planned for Friday, Oct. 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mechanical Engineering, Room 1130.

Check out CEMS Week events Monday, Oct. 31-Friday, Nov. 4

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS) will host CEMS Week events Monday, Oct. 31-Friday, Nov. 4 for students to talk with faculty, take lab tours, and learn about the department's new master's degree in Data Science. An alumni panel with recent graduates also is planned.

Friday, October 14, 2022

Employers host a virtual information session and a product fair for CSE students this week

McKinsey & Company will host a virtual information session and Medtronic will host a product fair for CSE students this week.

Mark your calendars for CSE 1001 major exploration events in October and November

The CSE major exploration events are scheduled throughout October and November. CSE 1001 students are required to attend at least one in-person event and are encouraged to attend more than the minimum.

Network with professionals at the Medical Devices and Manufacturing trade show Wednesday, Nov. 2-Thursday, Nov. 3

Explore the latest insights and solutions spanning medtech, packaging, automation, plastics, and design; attend a career networking and advancement workshop; and network with hundreds of company representatives at the Medical Devices and Manufacturing (MD&M) trade show on Wednesday, Nov. 2-Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The event is free for University of Minnesota students.

Apply for the TRIO McNair Scholars Program by Friday, Nov. 11

The University of Minnesota Ronald E. McNair Program is accepting applications through Friday, Nov. 11, for its 2023 cohort. The goal of McNair Scholars is to give undergraduate students intensive, faculty-driven research experiences and prepare students for entry into graduate school. Students receive a stipend and course credit.

Attend a BBE programs sneak preview event on Wednesday, Oct. 26, or Wednesday, Nov. 2; open house planned for Saturday, Nov. 5

The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering (BBE) will host two sneak preview events for students to explore its programs and areas of specialization on Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Wednesday, Nov. 2. There are both in-person and virtual options, and registration is required.

Attend the Women Innovators Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 15

The Women Innovators Conference is a professional development summit designed to inspire female innovators to connect the dots between their ideas and achieving positive, significant impact. The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1-5 p.m., in McNamara Alumni Center. The event is free. Register now!

Friday, October 7, 2022

Employers hosts information session for CSE students this week

Employers Google and Veritas Technologies will host information sessions for CSE students this week.

Schedule your appointment for spring registration

Freshmen and first-year pre-major (lower-division) transfer students: It's time to schedule your academic advising appointment in order to register for spring semester.

Attend an ISyE information session on Wednesday, Oct. 26 (virtual) or Wednesday, Nov. 9 (in-person)

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) will hold information sessions about the major and related career options on Wednesday, Oct. 26 (virtual) or Wednesday, Nov. 9 (in-person with lunch). Learn how industrial and systems engineers blend mathematical modeling, engineering thinking, and business practices to optimize system performance.

Join the SESB for Donuts with the Deans on Friday, Oct. 21

Join the Science and Engineering Student Board (SESB) for a Donuts with the Deans meeting with CSE deans and department heads on Friday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m, in Rapson Hall, Room 56. Network and talk with the deans on a variety of CSE topics.

Apply to study renewable energy in Germany this winter

Travel to Germany in January 2023 and learn about the country's renewable energy system in cities and regions fully powered by renewable energy. Meet leaders from Germany and Minnesota who are involved in solving the social, technical, and political challenges of transforming industrial economies. The application deadline is Saturday, Oct. 15.

Apply to the Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity by Thursday, Dec. 15

Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (GFSD) is accepting applications for its STEM diversity fellowship program for undergraduate seniors who plan to pursue a graduate degree in a variety of STEM disciplines. Fellowships offer a $20,000 stipend and an opportunity to do a paid internship at national laboratories. The application deadline is Thursday, Dec. 15.

Friday, September 30, 2022

Sign up to speak with employers at the CSE Fall Virtual Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 7

Sign up now to speak with employers at the Fall 2022 CSE Virtual Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Time. More than 70 employers are registered to connect with students. All CSE students are invited to attend.

Employers host information sessions for CSE students this week

Employers MEDITECH, TruNorth Automation, and Thermo Fisher Scientific will host information sessions for CSE students this week.

Attend the ASCE Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 4

The University of Minnesota student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will host a Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Rapson Hall Indoor Courtyard. Connect with more than 45 employers in civil, geo-, and environmental engineering fields. All CSE students are welcome to attend.

Apply for spring admission to your major

The CSE Admission to the Major database is now accepting applications for spring semester admission into the major. Most CSE students apply while enrolled in sophomore-level courses. In order to be eligible to apply this semester, you must have all of the required courses for your chosen major completed by the end of the semester. The deadline to apply is Friday, Dec. 30.

Friday, September 23, 2022

CSE Student Services returns to Lind Hall on Thursday, Oct. 6

CSE Student Services will return to its permanent location in Lind Hall effective Thursday, Oct. 6. Student Services has been temporarily located in 10 Church Street during the Lind Hall renovation.

REMINDER: Sign up for the CSE Mentor Program by Monday, Sept. 26

Registration is closing on Monday, Sept. 26 for the CSE Mentor Program. The program is open to sophomore, junior, and senior CSE students who sign up to be matched with an industry mentor working in your major or career of interest. Mentors can also provide guidance on succeeding academically, balancing school, work, and life, and building lifelong skills like stress management. 

REMINDER: Attend the CSE Engineering Co-op Program Meetup on Tuesday, Sept. 27

Interested in participating in a co-op for academic credit? Attend the CSE Engineering Co-op Program Meetup on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Meet with employers and learn about the co-op program and available opportunities.

Employers host information sessions for CSE students this week

Employers Old National Bank and Ericsson will host information sessions for CSE students this week.

Get ready for the Fall 2022 CSE Virtual Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 7

Mark your calendar for the Fall 2022 CSE Virtual Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Central Time and start preparing now. More than 60 employers are registered to connect with students.

Attend an Optum technology careers event on Wednesday, Oct. 12

Join Optum Technology for a career event on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4-6 p.m., in the University Recreation and Wellness Center Beacon Room. Learn about what it's like to work at Optum and available career opportunities.

Attend the Earth and Environmental Sciences Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 4

Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with local industry employers at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in Tate Hall.

Join the CSE Winter Light Show team and be part of a campus tradition

Love holiday lights? Join the CSE Winter Light Show team and become part of a campus tradition. Find out what it's all about and how you can get involved at an informational meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 6:15 p.m., Amundson Hall, room 158.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Final reminders to get ready for the CSE Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21

The Fall 2022 CSE Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21, is just a couple of days away. Take some time to check out these reminders to make sure you're ready to meet confidently with employers. Nearly 250 companies and organizations will be available to meet with you one-on-one as they search for new employees and interns. Career Fair hours are noon-6 p.m. both days.

Employers host information sessions for CSE students this week

In addition to the CSE Career Fair on Sept. 20 and 21 at 3M Arena at Mariucci, employers Milwaukee Tool, Polaris, Micron Technology, and MEDITECH will host information sessions for CSE students this week.

Attend the CSE Engineering Co-op Meetup on Tuesday, Sept. 27

Interested in participating in a co-op for academic credit? Attend the CSE Engineering Co-op Program Meetup on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Meet with employers and learn about the co-op program and available opportunities.

Learn about global opportunities at the Learning Abroad Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 21

Explore international opportunities at the Learning Abroad Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 21, between 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the West Bank Plaza to earn about financing and career development options and check out the many ways to distinguish yourself with an international experience.

Attend the CSE Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28

Learn about CSE student groups and which ones you might like to join at the CSE Student Organization Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Tate Hall Atrium. Develop leadership skills, expand your network on campus, and build your resume. More than 20 student groups are expected to attend.

Attend a NASA Micro-g NExT Challenge info session

If you're interested in the opportunity to design and build mission-enabling hardware for authentic NASA missions, attend a NASA Microgravity Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) Challenge virtual information session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 or Wednesday, Oct. 5. 

Friday, September 9, 2022

Get ready for the CSE Fall Career Fair by attending prep events

The CSE Career Center offers a wide variety of workshops on resumes, interviewing, co-ops, job and internship search strategies, and more to help you prepare for the Fall 2022 CSE Career Fair.

Save the date and see the list of employers attending the CSE Fall 2022 Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21

Mark your calendar for the Fall 2022 CSE Career Fair Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21, and start preparing now. Nearly 250 employers are registered and eager to connect with students interested in job opportunities, co-ops, and internships. Pre-registration is not required, but is encouraged so you can research attending employers. You can also sign up now for Practice Interview Day.

Employers host information sessions for CSE students this week

Employers 3M, Milwaukee Tool, and Securian Financial will host information sessions for CSE students this week.

Students on academic probation: Book your probation advising appointment today

If you have been placed on academic probation for the fall 2022 semester, schedule your required probation advising appointment today to meet the Friday, Oct. 7 deadline.

Get discounted professional attire at the JCPenney Suit-Up event on Sunday, Sept. 18

Are you in need of professional attire for upcoming career fairs and interviews? The University of Minnesota has partnered with JCPenney for a special event on Sunday, Sept. 18 for University of Minnesota students and alumni. This special shopping event is free, and attendees will receive an additional 30 percent off already discounted professional clothing and accessories. Free transportation is provided! Register now.

Register for the 2022 Tech Connect: Big 10 Women in Computing virtual exchange on Monday, Sept. 26

Register for the 2022 Tech Connect: Big 10 Women in Computing virtual exchange on Monday, Sept. 26, from 1-6 p.m. Central Time, to connect with more than 30 employers nationwide including Amazon, IBM, Meta, Textron, Verizon, and more. The event is free.

Tell the CSE Career Center about your summer professional experiences by Friday, Sept. 16, for a chance to win a gift card

The CSE Career Center wants to hear from you about your summer professional experiences. Please complete a brief survey by Friday, Sept. 16, for a chance to win a Bookstore gift card.

Register for a WISE/Medtronic virtual resume workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 14 or Thursday, Sept. 15

Medtronic's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Initiative, in collaboration with the CSE WISE initiative, will offer virtual resume workshops on Wednesday, Sept. 14 and Thursday, Sept. 15. The workshops are being offered prior to the CSE Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 20 and Wednesday, Sept. 21, so you can be prepared to put your best foot forward! Space is limited, so sign up soon.

First-year students: Attend facilitated study groups in chemistry, physics, or calculus this fall

The first year of chemistry, physics, and calculus can be challenging, and study groups can provide academic and moral support. All first-year students are invited to participate in chemistry, physics, and calculus facilitated study sessions organized by the CSE RISE and DEI program on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays this fall.

Apply for the ACEC/MN scholarship by Tuesday, Nov. 29

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-24 academic year. The recommendation form is due by Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Applications are due Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Academic Advising will hold extended virtual drop-in advising hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6

CSE Academic Advising will hold extended virtual drop-in advising hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Time via Zoom. You must check in by 3:45 p.m. Normal drop-in advising hours are 2-4 p.m., Monday-Friday and will resume Wednesday, Sept. 7 via Zoom.

New 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline implemented, campus mental health services updates

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, is a national network of more than 200 crisis centers that helps thousands of people overcome crisis situations every day. Calling or texting 988 will connect people with trained state and local mental health professionals who can provide support and appropriate resources to individuals in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.

Sign up for the CSE Mentor Program by Monday, Sept. 26

Registration is now open for sophomore, junior, and senior CSE students to sign up to be matched with an industry mentor working in your major or career of interest. Mentors can also provide guidance on succeeding academically, balancing school, work, and life, and building lifelong skills like stress management. The registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 26.

Stay safe on and near campus

Stay up-to-date on University safety measures and resources so you can make informed decisions to keep yourself safe on and near campus. The University provides free walking and biking escorts, a virtual escort, and late-night rides.

Explore international opportunities in CSE

Did you know that there are two dedicated staff in CSE to help you find the right international opportunity? And did you know that there is a CSE College/Major Advising Guide for Study Abroad? You can also search for programs recommended for your major.

Apply to be a CSE Outreach Assistant this fall by Sunday, Sept. 18

CSE is hiring a student Outreach Assistant for the fall 2022. As an Outreach Assistant, you will support a variety of welcoming and inclusive programs for K-12 youth to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college and career pathways.

Apply to be a Rooted in STEM mentor for diverse high school students by Sunday, Sept. 25

Apply to be a mentor for Rooted in STEM, a program that pairs CSE undergraduates with high school students from historically excluded identities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Mentors who fulfill their commitment will earn a scholarship at the end of the program.

Apply for the Taylor Student Project Fund by Wednesday, Sept. 21 and receive up to $500 to kickstart your project prototype

Do you have a great idea but need some money to get started? Apply to receive up to $500 from the Taylor Student Project Fund for a chance to have your personal project funded!

Connect with CSE on LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media

Keep up to date about the College of Science and Engineering's latest news and connect with other students and alumni on Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Register for the Think Like a Researcher mini-course this fall

University Libraries, in partnership with the Office of Undergraduate Research, is offering "Think Like a Researcher," an online mini-course to help undergraduate students become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of research and creative opportunities.

Sign up for MIN-Corps fall innovation seminars for researchers

The Minnesota Innovation Corps (MIN-Corps) will offer a variety of seminars and hands-on workshops for researchers on advancing innovations to real-world impact this fall. Events are free to current University of Minnesota students, staff, and faculty.

Participate in the Future of Healthcare Virtual Hackathon on Thursday, Sept. 8-Sunday, Sept. 11 for a chance to win up to $25,000 cash

Participate in the Datavant Future of Healthcare Virtual Hackathon for a chance to win cash prizes up to $25,000 while you pave the way with solutions to address some of the biggest challenges in healthcare—privacy, public health, and patient care.

Stop by the CEGE open house on Monday, Sept. 12

Join the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering (CEGE) at an open house Monday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Civil Engineering Courtyard. There will be free food and beverages, T-shirts, games, building tours, student groups, and opportunities to meet with employers.