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January 8, 2015
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THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT) COMPETITION
Think you can present your graduate thesis in just three minutes? You could win up to $5,000! Apply online 
NO LATER than Jan 30
CPMS competition—Feb 20
University competition—March 5

TAKE A COUGAR TO LUNCH
Want to get free lunch, valuable career advice, and an opportunity to expand your network? Click here to learn more about connecting with an alumni mentor over lunch.

REGISTER FOR THE INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Speakers from BYU, Stanford, U. Wisconsin, Penn State and others will discuss the biological, statistical, ethical, and social elements of climate change for a general audience.
Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Register for BIO 559R section 6, GEOL 490R section 01, GEOL 590R section 01, or IHUM 399R. 

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.  

STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Enjoy music, free hot chocolate and donuts, and enter to win free airfare!
Tues, Jan 13, 12—3 p.m.
Garden Court, WSC
 
UNDERGRAD RESEARCH AT CPMS
Looking for a way to boost your resume and get real experience in your field? Consider joining a research group! CPMS places high emphasis on helping undergraduates find opportunities to work on the project of their choice with a faculty mentor. Click above to learn more. 
BYU USES PLANET-HUNTING SATELLITE TO OBSERVE SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE
BYU astronomers collaborated with observers around the world to study a supermassive black hole 100 million light years away. Using measurements of light radiated by different types of objects, researchers estimate the black hole to be approximately 8 million times the mass of our sun. Click on the link above to learn more! 
  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Product Specialist
Qualtrics—Provo, UT
Responsibilities include quickly becoming an expert on the Qualtrics Research Suite and supporting software; solving complex technical support problems both independently and in a team environment; clearly communicating solutions back to clients through phone and email; and training and teaching clients on specific and new aspects of the Research Suite platform. A bachelor’s degree as well as a background in a hard science (math, statistics, physics, chemistry, IT, computer science, etc.) or a demonstrated technical aptitude is required. 
APPLY BY MAR 4

London Internship Program
Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2015 program. Learn more here
APPLY BY JAN 20 

Bain & Company Summer Internships
Bain is currently seeking applications for our award-winning 2015 summer internship program. All juniors are invited to apply. 
APPLY BY JAN 11
Successful applicants will be invited to interview on campus January 26. 

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Summer Fellowship Program
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment. Students with three years of major coursework are invited to apply; chemistry and biology majors are preferred, but other science majors may be considered. For more info and to apply click here
APPLY BY JAN 16

Cancer Research Summer Fellowships
The Simmons Center for Cancer Research at BYU is now accepting graduate and undergraduate applications for the 2015 Spring/Summer Fellowship program. Receive mentoring from a faculty member, attend weekly workshops, and get paid full-time as you conduct your own cancer research project. 
APPLY BY FEB 13
Learn more here
ANNOUNCEMENTS
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. 

Department of Energy Scholars Program
The DOE Scholars program is now accepting applications for summer 2015. This unique opportunity introduces students or post-graduates to the agency's mission and operations through a variety of research opportunities at DOE facilities nationwide. Click here for more information or to apply.

Veterans are given Veterans preference with the Federal Energy Management Program at federal agencies in Washington, DC. Click here for more information. 
APPLY BY JAN 15

Philips Research Scholars Program
The Philips Research Site at Kirtland Air Force Base is now accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate research fellows. Opportunities are available for chemistry, math, computer science and programming, and physics students. For more info and to apply click here.
APPLY BY JAN 20

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Formulation Chemist, Nutritional Care
Neways, Inc.—Springville, UT
Responsibilities include working with an interdisciplinary team to develop products on time and within budget; formulating a variety of nutritional supplement, functional food and beverage products for domestic and international markets; and clearly documenting work in laboratory notebook and corporate files. A bachelor’s degree in food science, chemistry, biology, or related disciplines is required. 
APPLY BY MAR 12

Chemistry Teacher MS/US
The Waterford School—Sandy, UT
The Waterford School has an opening for a full-time Middle School / Upper School chemistry Teacher and Assistant Robotics Competition Coach. The position will require teaching at both the Middle and Upper School level. The Waterford science program seeks to develop in students a font of scientific knowledge, a capacity for scientific thinking, skill in scientific research, the desire and ability to apply science in solutions to important problems, and an appreciation for the beauty of our world as seen through the filter of scientific understanding.
APPLY BY FEB 17 

There are 3 new jobs this week for chemistry and biochemistry majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Biochemistry Journal Club
Thurs, Jan 15, 11 a.m. 
Presenter: Andrew Mathis 
Quiz Prep: Dr. JC Price 


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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Software Engineer 
Landvoice—American Fork, UT
Landvoice develops cloud-based data aggregation software in addition to lead generation and management software.  We are looking for a proven, passionate, and team-oriented software developer who is very comfortable working on a Linux platform, working with open source technologies, writing Python and Java code, and working with relational databases. Necessary Skills include being comfortable and proficient with Linux Platform and 2+ years of experience with the following platforms: Python, Django, Java, Javascript, CSS, HTML, and MySQL or PostgreSQL.
APPLY BY MAR 31


There are 22 new jobs this week for computer science majors on BYU Bridge and additional postings on the CS Job Board
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

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NO NEW JOBS

There are 0 new jobs this week for Geology majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Seminar:
Rob Jackson, Stanford University
"Global Change and the Hydrosphere"
Thurs, Jan 15, 4 p.m.
238 HRCB


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Technical Services/Problem Solver
Epic Systems Corporation—Madison, WI
Coming from a variety of engineering, math, and science backgrounds, our Technical Services team consists of sharp, analytical minds with excellent communication skills and a penchant for problem-solving. Responsibilities include becoming an expert in one of Epic’s software applications; acting as a steward for your customer, communicating with them on a daily or near-daily basis via e-mail, phone calls, and on-site visits; applying a logical and analytical methodology to complex problem solving; successfully prioritizing, analyzing, and addressing issues; and working with our software development team to determine the direction of future development.
APPLY BY MAR 6

There is 1 new job this week for Mathematics majors on BYU Bridge.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquium: 
Curtis Nelson, University of Wyoming 
"Tiling With Dominoes and Monomers and an Equivalent (0; 1)-Matrix Existence Theorem"
Thurs, Jan 15, 4 p.m.
135 TMCB

Math Winter Opening Social
All math majors are invited to the Winter Opening Social. Come socialize with fellow math majors and your professors and enjoy dinner, dessert, and games!
Fri, Jan 16, 5 p.m. 
275 TMCB (Math Lab)


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Math/Science Teacher
Philadelphia Education Fund—Philadelphia, PA
PTR is an intensive and supportive teacher training program that prepares aspiring educators who want to teach math or science in Philadelphia’s high needs urban schools. PTR teachers are prepared. PTR residents apprentice in a single classroom for an entire school year, giving them hundreds more hours of classroom experience than other pre-service teachers. Each resident works with both an experienced Classroom Mentor and a highly qualified Teacher Coach. PTR residents are members of a Cohort of their peers, setting the stage for career-long peer level support. A Bachelor’s Degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics with a 3.0 GPA is required.
APPLY BY APR 7

There is 1 new job this week for Mathematics Education majors on BYU Bridge
ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Technical Services/Problem Solver
Epic Systems Corporation—Madison, WI
Coming from a variety of engineering, math, and science backgrounds, our Technical Services team consists of sharp, analytical minds with excellent communication skills and a penchant for problem-solving. Responsibilities include becoming an expert in one of Epic's software applications; acting as a steward for your customer, communicating with them on a daily or near-daily basis via email, phone calls, and on-site visits; applying a logical and analytical methodology to complex problem solving; successfully prioritizing, analyzing, and addressing issues; and working with our software development team to determine the direction of future development. 
APPLY BY MAR 6


There is 1 new job this week for Physics and Astronomy majors on BYU Bridge 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia:
Joseph Smidt, Los Alamos National Laboratory 
"Cosmology Using the Cosmic Infrared Background"
Wed, Jan 14, 4 p.m.
C215 ESC

Friday Night Planetarium Show:
Fri, Jan 9
7 and 8 p.m.

$2 cash or check at the door. Weather permitting, the observation deck will be open after the show. 



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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Strategic Analytics Analyst 
Jewelry Television—Knoxville, TN 
Jewelry Television (JTV) is seeking a passionate, talented analyst to lead our research projects and build tools and frameworks that deepen our collective understanding of our business, influence innovation, and deliver actionable insights. Responsibilities include identifying, developing, managing, and executing analyses and econometric modeling to uncover areas of opportunity and presenting written business recommendations that will help shape the future of JTV.  Report on key insights and trends using statistical rigor to simplify and informing the larger team of noteworthy story lines; collaborate with programming, merchandising, inventory management, and finance as a leader of quantitative and statistical analysis.  Analyze and solve business problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context; and recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation. A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in economics, mathematics, statistics, or related fields is required.
APPLY BY JAN 30

There is 1 new job this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS 


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