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January 15, 2015
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DATES TO REMEMBER:
Mon, Jan 19—Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no classes

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

WOMEN'S CAREER CONVERSATIONS LUNCHEON
Female students in science, technology, engineering, and math are invited to attend. Come enjoy lunch and hear women professionals speak on what they love about their careers.
Fri, Feb 6, 12 p.m.
Hinckley Center Assembly Hall 
RSVP here by Jan 30

STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE 
Sat, Mar 21, 8 a.m.
1102 JKB
Each session winner will receive $100!
Abstracts due by midnight, Fri, Feb 27. For more information or to submit an abstract, click here.

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.

 
STREET SCIENCE: HOT VS. COLD
Do you know the science behind why certain materials feel colder than others? The Street Science team is hitting the streets to find out how much BYU students know about thermal heat transfer. Click the link above to check it out!
BYU MATHEMATICIANS CALCULATE THE BEST LOCAL PIZZA "PI" 
Using a combination of math, statistics, restaurant reviews, and computer programming, BYU mathematicians have narrowed down the top five pizza places in Provo and Orem! To check out their tasty results, click the link above!
JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Manufacturing Engineer
Boeing—St. Louis, MO
The manufacturing engineer supports the development and implementation of production and tooling methodologies and participates as a member of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) to support the integration of technical solutions across multiple disciplines. A Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry is required.
APPLY BY JAN 29

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

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

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

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. 

E-CLUB MEETING
Bob Nilson, Cafe Rio Board Chairman
Thurs, Jan 15, 6 p.m.
151 TNRB

TEACH FOR AMERICA INFO SESSION
Thurs, Jan 15, 6 p.m.
3252 WSC
Free pizza!
Apply here by Jan 30.


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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Chemistry Procurement Manager
Nutraceutical Corporation—Ogden, UT
The chemistry procurement manager will conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests of solid materials, liquids, gases, etc, including NIR (near infrared), PSL (pulsed photostimulated luminescence), disintegration, tap density, particle size, and moisture testing; maintain instrumentation and further develop programs required for tests, research, or process control; analyze test data, for research, product development, and quality control; and set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control. A Bachelor’s Degree is required with one to three months of related experience and/or training.
APPLY BY MAR 30

Quality Specialist II—Lab Technician
BioFire Diagnostics, LLC—Salt Lake City, UT
BioFire Defense, LLC. is seeking a Quality Specialist II - Lab Technician to join our team. This position works in a cGMP manufacturing environment supervising and performing quality control functional testing for commercial and government products. In addition, responsibilities include working with the manufacturing and technology transfer groups to produce weekly schedules for QC as well as data collection for new product QC qualifications; organizing quality controlled materials used for QC testing; and supervising training for new techniques as required by new product lines. A Bachelor's of Science with an emphasis in Biology or Chemistry is preferred.
APPLY BY FEB 12

There are 4 new jobs this week for chemistry and biochemistry majors on BYU Bridge.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
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

Upcoming Chemistry Lectures:
Organic:
Omar Lopez, Bristol-Myers Squibb
"The Discovery of Daclatasvir: from Phenotype Screen Hit to First-in-Class HCV NS5A Inhibitor"
Tues, Jan 20, 2 p.m.
W140 BNSN 

Biochemistry: 
Robert D. Malmstrom, University of California, Irvine/San Diego 
"Elucidating the allosteric mechanisms of cyclic-nucleotide binding domain of protein kinase A through its conformational ensemble"
Tues, Jan 20, 3 p.m.
W140 BNSN

Jason Wood, Brown University
"Linking metabolism and aging: Mitochondrial sirtuin function in Drosophila"
Thurs, Jan 22, 4 p.m.
W140 BNSN

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Integration Engineer/Technical Project Manager
Epic Systems Corporation—Madison, WI
In Epic’s quest to help healthcare providers deliver the highest quality of patient care, we rely on a team of Integration Engineers to share information across disparate systems and make it easily accessible within a single patient record.  This position will involve using your coding smarts, analytical skills, existing international standards and your breadth of knowledge to figure out ingenious ways to access, convert, and display this data to the end users of Epic’s software. A Bachelor's degree or higher in mathematics, engineering, computer science, information systems, statistics, or a related field is required.
APPLY BY MAR 13

Software Engineer Intern
Spillman Technologies—Salt Lake City, UT
Software engineers to work part time, usually 15 to 20 hours per week. This position offers an hourly salary starting at $15 but no benefits are available. The intern will work closely with other engineers in small, dynamic teams and must be adept at learning new technologies quickly. Duties will include designing, developing, and maintaining high-quality code for a robust public safety software package.  Experience in at least one of the following is required: C#, Java, C/C++ as well as proficiency on Linux/UNIX and Windows.
APPLY BY FEB 28

There are 30 new jobs this week for computer science majors on BYU Bridge and additional postings on the CS Job Board
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia:
David Wingate, MIT
Thurs, Jan 22, 11 a.m.
1170 TMCB

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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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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
Integration Engineer/Technical Project Manager
Epic Systems Corporation—Madison, WI
In Epic’s quest to help healthcare providers deliver the highest quality of patient care, we rely on a team of Integration Engineers to share information across disparate systems and make it easily accessible within a single patient record.  This position will involve using your coding smarts, analytical skills, existing international standards and your breadth of knowledge to figure out ingenious ways to access, convert, and display this data to the end users of Epic’s software. A Bachelor's degree or higher in mathematics, engineering, computer science, information systems, statistics, or a related field is required.
APPLY BY MAR 13

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

Mark Ambramson, The Boeing Company
"Mesh Adaptive Direct Search for Nonlinear and Mixed Variable Constrained Optimization"
Thurs, Jan 22, 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)

Dynamical Systems Seminar:
Davi Obata, UFRJ Department of Mathematics 
Thurs, Jan 22, 10 a.m.
292 TMCB

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
High School Math Teacher
Safford Unified School District—Safford, AZ
Job responsibilities include creating a positive learning environment to facilitate the academic, personal, social, and intellectual development of each student; presenting appropriate curriculum that aligns with federal, state and district goals and objectives using a variety of instructional methods and strategies to further enhance and support learning; and maintaining high expectations for self and all students that encourages them to become lifelong learners. Applicants must meet highly-qualified status as determined by the Arizona Department of Education before hiring.
APPLY BY FEB 12

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

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  JOBS & INTERNSHIPS
FERMI LAB/SIST
Mined Position—Chicago, IL
The SIST program provides the opportunity to work with scientists and engineers at the nation's preeminent high energy physics laboratory. This 12 week program offers competitive pay, furnished apartments, rental cars, and more which is detailed in the Fact Sheet. The SIST program is open to undergraduates currently enrolled in four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Internships are offered to students majoring in Physics, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science.
APPLY BY FEB 9

There is 1 new job this week for Physics and Astronomy majors on BYU Bridge 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Upcoming Colloquia:
Darin Ragozzine, Florida Institute of Technology
"Planetary Systems around Other Stars are Often Unlike the Solar System"
Wed, Jan 21, 4 p.m.
C215 ESC

Friday Night Planetarium Show:
"Our Creator's Cosmos"
Fri, Jan 16
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
Machine Learning and Data Science Intern
Adobe Systems, Inc.—San Jose, CA
The intern is expected to be an individual contributor and work with various members of the Machine Learning and Data Science teams to build functioning prototypes on real-world big data through leveraging techniques in statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining as well as software development. The prototypes will have the potentials to be incorporated into various products that address challenging business problems. Applicants should be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and actively pursuing a PhD, Master or Bachelor degree with a graduation date of December 2015 or later.
APPLY BY MAR 31

There are 2 new jobs this week for Statistics majors on BYU Bridge
  ANNOUNCEMENTS
NO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS 


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