Residential Review Board looking for Tempe campus chairpersons

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Chairpersons will be selected through an application and interview process that will be led by a committee made up of previous RRB Advisers, professional staff members and representatives of Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR).

Chairpersons will be responsible for administratively managing and hearing cases each week, recruiting general members and jointly planning training and development activities for the RRB. On average, the role of a chairperson should take 15 hours per week during the academic year. Chairpersons will be compensated based on an hourly pay rate of $8.70.

Apply online at

  • Click on Search On-Campus Jobs.
  • Click on Search openings.
  • Search by REQ #: 5913BR.
  • Close date is August 4, 2014.
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Become part of the Tell-a-Devil Network

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Learn more about the Tell-a-Devil Network at

Hey Sun Devils! The ASU Foundation is currently looking to hire students for their Tell-a-Devil Network, which is comprised of enthusiastic Arizona State University students who serve as fundraising representatives of the university. Each year, the network raises nearly $1 million in support of scholarships, programs, faculty research and more from alumni, parents and friends of ASU.


Tell a Devil

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Fulton Schools news roundup

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Faculty, Profiles, Research, Students | 0 comments

New on Full Circle

Giving engineering teachers measure for success in classroom
A report on studies to measure the effectiveness of approaches to teaching engineering in the classroom earned a best research paper award for ASU engineering professor Stephen Krause and three colleagues. Read more

Chemical engineering student chosen for prestigious research fellowship
Mirand Ngan is spending her summer doing a research in Colorado with support from a prestigious fellowship award. Read more

ACE Academy brings young students to ASU’s aviation program
The aviation program at ASU’s Polytechnic campus hosted young students enrolled in the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy, sponsored by the Archer Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen. Read more

McKenna featured in I-Corps for Learning video
Ann McKenna, director of the Polytechnic School, talks in a video about the impact of the I-Corps program on changing engineering education. Read more

Arizona FIRST LEGO League teams inspired by international competitions
The Arizona FIRST LEGO League, managed by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, was well represented at recent international student robotics and STEM competitions. Read more

Professor’s dedication remembered in scholarship
Ted Allen became known for his commitment to teaching during his 23 years as a professor of mechanical engineering at Arizona State University. Read more

Hospital’s cardiac care boosted by ASU biomedical engineers
A new grant enables ASU biomedical engineers to expand their work to help a local hospital improve its cardiac care. Read more

Rege lauded for engineering contributions to biomedical research
Kaushal Rege, associate professor of chemical engineering, is gaining national recognition as an emerging leader in research combining photobiology, nanotechnology and molecular engineering. The American Society for Photobiology recently presented him its New Investigator Award. Read more

New ASU engineering program designed to broaden solar energy expertise
The Fulton Schools of Engineering are offering a new ASU training and education program to increase solar energy expertise throughout the world. The Solar Energy Engineering & Commercialization certificate program is geared for professionals in the solar energy industry. Read more

In the news

ASU participates in EcoCar 3 project (
The Arizona Republic’s website featured ASU’s student ECOCar 3 team. The automotive engineering students are involved in a four-year competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. to make a Chevrolet Camaro more energy efficient, and to run on alternative fuels. Read more

Student aims for the stars in research, athletics (ASU News video)
As a student in ASU’s Barrett, The Honors College, Linda Kuenzi capped off her undergraduate years as the Outstanding Graduate in Aerospace Engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, and also won the Outstanding Honors Thesis award from the School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy. On top of that she excelled in research in a School of Earth and Space Exploration laboratory. All the while Kuenzi was a stalwart competitor on ASU’s track and field team. Watch the video


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Jobs and internships – week of July14

Posted by on Jul 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 466 Fulton-related postings in SDCL!

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Focus — Joyce’s career tip of the week

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Career | 0 comments

Many jobseekers mistakenly believe that being completely open and “willing to do anything” will make them competitive applicants. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

When recruiters and managers are hiring, they know the skills and experience they need for each role. They expect you to know about the position, the company and the industry. They are also expecting you to show them how you will fit in their organization and how well you will do the job.

The first thing you need to know about is yourself! What are your skills and talents? What do you like to do? What are your preferences about companies: size, geographic location and corporate culture? What kind of work do you like to do? What are your personal values and how do they relate to the corporate mission? Are the problems that the organization is solving the ones that are most important to you?

In an interview, can you give solid examples that demonstrate how your skills and experiences fit the job requirements? Are you able to show the interviewer how you can add value to the organization because you are talking knowledgeably and confidently about the company and the industry? Have you done research, spoken to professionals and tried enough things so that you can be convincing and prove that the work is what you really want to do?

That’s quite a bit to know and it really isn’t realistic to have that depth of knowledge for every position you find. This is why it’s so important to target your search to the jobs and companies you really want. A targeted job search takes time. Self-awareness takes even more time. Skipping these steps can be disastrous; and, this is why it is so important to start the process early.

Visit the Fulton Career Center early and often. Professional staff and peer career coaches are here to help you. Take the time to know yourself; discover and find what you want, and then, go get it!


Joyce Donahue is a Career Coach in the Fulton 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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