Attend the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering Speaker Series: Re-engineering Damaged Brains, November 13

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Customize your experience, Events, Graduate Students, Students | 0 comments

Join us for our last speaker series event of the semester!

In partnership with the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN), the Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Arizona State University (ASU) invite you to an engaging speaker series, focusing on the fourteen Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century and applying an entrepreneurial mindset. Esteemed speakers from across the nation will come to ASU to share their expertise in their field, discuss the grand challenges our world faces, and answer probing questions on what can be done.

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Attend an “Open Mike” talk with the NIH Deputy Director, November 6

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in Events, Graduate Students | 0 comments

On November 6 and 7, ASU will be hosting several events for the NIH Regional Seminar. Graduate students are invited to attend a presentation given by NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Mike Layer.

Lauer’s “Open Mike” talk is for anyone who may be interested in learning more about the NIH’s extramural programs and how new investigators can access NIH funding. He has designed this talk for all types of researchers in all areas of research.

Mike Lauer, NHL Deputy Director “Open Mike” Talk
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
1–2 p.m.
Beus Center for Law and Society (BCLS)
Armstrong Great Hall, Downtown Phoenix campus [map]

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Apply for undergraduate and graduate internship opportunities with Banner Health

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in Career, Graduate Students, Internships, Opportunities, Students |

Banner Health is now accepting applications for an undergraduate student business internship and a graduate student business internship. Students majoring in industrial engineering, computer science and information technology are encouraged to apply. Learn more information or apply for these opportunities:

Undergraduate Student Business Internship

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Learn about research, master’s and doctoral program opportunities with Vanderbilt University, November 4

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Career, Events, Graduate Students, Opportunities, Students |

ASU will be hosting an info session on Monday, November 4, 2019, for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering! Join us to learn more about summer research opportunities, master’s programs and fully funded doctoral programs in the given fields. For more information, refer to the flyer.

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Apply for the ASU Innovation Open and get up to $100k in funding! Submit your five-minute pitch video by October 31

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Competitions, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, Students |


Calling all entrepreneurs! The best collegiate student-led tech startups are encouraged to apply for the ASU Innovation Open!

ASUio flyerThe fourth annual ASU Innovation Open will be awarding up to $300,000 in cash prizes — you could win up to $100,000 cash for your venture!

Apply by Thursday, October 31, 2019, with a standard five-minute video pitch!


  • $100k cash — IoT prize sponsored by Avnet
  • $100k cash — Climate Change prize sponsored by  Breakthrough Energy Ventures   (Bill Gates led fund)
  • $25k cash — Technology for Social Equity Prize sponsored by Zero Mass Water
  • $25k cash — Sensor prize sponsored by ON Semiconductor   
  • $25k cash — Hardware Engineering prize sponsored by SilSync
  • $25k cash — Autonomous Vehicle prize sponsored by State Farm

The semi-finalist and finalist ventures will be invited to compete at Sun Devil Stadium on January 31, 2020.

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Lab engineer opportunity for ENEA Software & Services, Inc.

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Career, Graduate Students, Opportunities, Students |

ENEA Software & Services, Inc. is now offering a Lab Engineer position.ENEA logo

The Lab Engineer will work in a lab environment conducting technical evaluations of equipment, troubleshooting and fixing issues, coordinating with engineering team and staff. Bachelor’s of science in computer science or software engineering required. Learn more information and apply!


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Graduate students: Apply for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute boot camp or study abroad by October 30!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Participation |

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute logoThe STRI-ASU collaborative research initiative invites applications for graduate students interested in being trained in tropical science in Panama. You may apply either to attend the Tropical Ecology and Conservation Boot Camp, which runs January 13-31, 2020, or the ASU Tropical Biology Study Abroad Course, which runs June 2-19, 2020. The two courses are described in more detail below. Accepted students will have their full costs of course attendance covered (tuition, airfare, room and board), with an option to apply for support to remain in Panama for up to three additional months to collect data for seed projects. Note that salary and health insurance are not included, so you should work with your advisor and graduate program director to ensure adequate coverage.

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