Fulton Schools news roundup

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Faculty, News, Research | 0 comments

New on Full Circle this week

ASU engineering professor Dahm to lead Air Force Scientific Advisory Board
ASU professor Werner Dahm has been appointed chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the U.S. Air Force. He will preside over a group of leading scientists and engineers that helps to guide decision-makers on matters of research and technology development to support the Air Force’s mission. Dahm is on the faculty of the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy. Read at Full Circle

In the news

Hand sanitizer may be a health risk, ASU researcher says (Channel 12 News – Phoenix, The Arizona Republic)
Research led by ASU engineer Rolf Halden has found a common ingredient used in antibacterial soap and other consumers products could have detrimental impact impacts on human health and the environment. Halden is a professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, and the founding director of Center for Environmental Security at ASU’s Biodesign Institute. Read online and watch video

Sethuraman Panchanathan profile (Indian Frontliners)
A website covering news and accomplishments of natives of India throughout the world recently profiled Sethuraman Panchanathan, the senior vice president of ASU’s Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development and a professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decisions Systems Engineering. The article highlighted his recent appointment by President Barack Obama to the U.S. National Science Board. Read online


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Career workshop for international students, Aug. 23

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Learn the process of obtaining employment in the United States. It is most likely to be quite different than what you have experienced in your home country.

Job/Internship Workshop for International Students
Saturday, August 23, 2014
10:30 a.m.–noon
Murdock Hall 101, Tempe campus [map]

Who should attend?

  • First or second semester graduate students who want to have an internship next summer and students seeking a full-time position at graduation
  • Any Fulton Schools undergraduate international students
  • Any Fulton Schools students interested in finding jobs and/or internships

Hosted by Karen Kowal, Fulton Schools Career Center

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Get ready for the career fair! Joyce’s career tip of the week

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Career | 0 comments

Your Fulton Schools Career Center extends a great big, warm Sun Devil Welcome to all of our new and returning students! We have been planning and preparing for you all summer; and, are very excited to start working with you and kick off the Fall Recruiting Season.

The Engineering Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. On-campus interviews will be starting then too. Successful performance is the result of 90% preparation and 10% flawless execution.

Friday Prep Sessions
In order to provide guidance for student preparation, your career development team will be offering “Friday Prep Sessions” during the month of September.

On Friday, September 5, there will be résumé workshops—one for undergraduates with little or no degree related experience; and, another for master’s students and undergraduates who are near graduation and seeking full-time positions.

Employers will be in the Engineering Center (ECG Student Center and ECF) doing quick résumé reviews on September 12, 19 and 26.

Workshops on résumé writing, career fair preparation and interviewing will be held on September 12 and 19. Visit our website for times and locations.

On Friday, September 26, Karen Kowal and I will be hosting our first “Patio Prep Palooza” where we will be asking and answering job search and career fair questions while students are waiting in line to meet with employers.

Don’t want to wait until September, our online resources are available when you are! Check out CareerSpots videos and online workshops – and get started right away!

Joyce Donahue is a Career Coach in the Fulton Schools Career Center. She is a Nationally Certified Career Counselor and holds Master Career Counselor membership status in the National Career Development Association.

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Student job fairs, Aug. 20 and 22

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Need a student job? Don’t miss student employment job fairs! These fairs are designed for new as well as returning ASU students who want a part-time job on- or off-campus. If you are eligible for Federal Work-Study there will be many opportunities available for you as well.

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Jobs and internships-week of August 18

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Career, Internships | 0 comments

Did you know you can use Sun Devil CareerLink (SDCL) to search degree-related job opportunities and internships, upload your résumés for recruiting employers to view, schedule on-campus interviews and see who’s recruiting at engineering career events throughout the year? If you’re not taking advantage of this resource, register for SDCL today. Want to learn more? Check out this SDCL Quick Reference GuideThis week there are 317 postings related to Fulton Schools degree programs in SDCL!

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Diversity student orgs officers’ lunch, Aug. 22

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Officers and advisors for diversity-oriented Fulton Schools student organization are invited to a meet-and-greet lunch with Jade Silva, coordinator of Undergraduate Student Engagement.

Meet Jade Silva and talk about your organization’s plans, the challenges you’re facing and how Undergraduate Student Engagement can work with you on reaching your goals.

Friday, August 22, 2014
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Engineering Center F-Wing (ECF) 130, Tempe campus
Register online by noon on Thursday, August 21

Silva works to increase diversity initiatives and awareness in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. She will focus on minority students, first generation college students, women, international students, veterans, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/questioning/allied students. She will be planning events, trainings, workshops, and creating safe spaces for students, faculty and staff.

Silva has previously worked at the University of Iowa in the Center for Diversity & Enrichment where she was responsible for assisting minority and first generation students with academics, navigating the campus environment, community building, identity development, leadership training and cultural celebrations. Before that she worked at Iowa in the Office of Admissions focusing on minority recruitment and outreach in Iowa, Texas and Chicago. Her experiences include providing diversity conversation circles, cultural competency training, identify development conversations/counseling and creating awareness for inclusive practices in a university climate.

Silva would love to hear from you regarding your experiences at ASU and within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. She wants to ensure that your experience is as positive as possible and empower our students to be successful.

Questions? E-mail fso@asu.edu

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chatting with fellow students

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

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