Attention Fulton Student Org members: Tell us how we’re doing by September 13

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Customize your experience, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Students | 0 comments

Student volunteers give out t-shirts at Fall Welcome.

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is passionate about supporting Fulton Student Organizations. In order to better gauge who we’re serving within which organizations, we need your help! If you’re involved in a Fulton Student Organization, please take five minutes to tell us which group(s) you’re a part of.

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Apply now to intern with City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Internships, Opportunities |

If you are a civil or transportation engineering major the City of Phoenix wants you to intern with the Street Transportation Department. Learn about how they tabulate crash reports, complete traffic studies and more!

The schedule is flexible, but they are looking for someone to commit 10 to 20 hours every week during normal office hours, weekdays 7:30 am–5:30 pm. This internship is unpaid.

They are seekings student interns to work on projects such as:

  1. Analysis of crash records. You will tabulate individual crash reports and pedestrian crash reports. Then, you will develop a report for the City of Phoenix website of collision statistics including frequencies, demographics and collision manner.  You will be expected to present results and periodic project updates to Department and City staff.
  2. Complete traffic studies. This may include safety studies, traffic impact studies, traffic signal timing studies, parking analysis, bicycle and pedestrian studies and traffic control warrant studies
  3. Signal Engineering assist with Traffic Signal Warrants, Hawk Warrants and Left Turn Arrow Warrants programs. This involves some spreadsheet work with Excel and fieldwork verifying left turn sight distance. There is also potential work with analysis of signalized intersections using the Synchro program for different traffic signal phasing and lane configurations at intersections.

Desired Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, GIS and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of symbols and terminology used in civil, transportation or electronic engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of basic high school math including algebra
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work for large portions of the day on tasks unsupervised.

Sounds like you’d be a good fit? Applications are being accepted now!

Send your résumé and cover letter to Richard Russ at richard.russ@phoenix.gov. Please be sure to detail your availability now through the end of the semester.

Questions? Contact Richard Russ at richard.russ@phoenix.gov or 602-262-7173.

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And the 2017-2018 SOAR Awards go to…

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in Customize your experience, Events, Faculty Awards, Organizations and Teams, Spirit and Traditions, Staff, Students |

 

In April 2018, Fulton Student Organizations hosted the annual Student Organization Awards and Recognition (SOAR) Ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding Fulton Student Organizations.

Kristina Halona, Antares Systems Engineering Lead at Orbital and former American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Phoenix board member, served as the keynote speaker. Approximately 100 student organization leaders and supporters attended the event.

See who our 2017–2018 winners are and read about their accomplishments.

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