Apply now for the 2020 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge and a chance at $350,000 in prizes

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in Competitions, Opportunities, Participation, Students | 0 comments

Calling students and recent grads, how can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems? Apply now for the 2020 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge and a chance at $350,000 in prizes. Applications open now through January 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Apply today!  Cisco global problem solver challenge logo

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Apply for a Cerebrum Internship or Full-Time Job!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in Career, Internships, Opportunities | 0 comments

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Cerebrum is hiring!  We are looking for a full-time graduate and an part-time intern to join our development team.  Cerebrum is a small, SAAS company that sells software to manage clinical Anatomic Pathology (AP) labs, research AP labs and genomics labs.  We have been working with one of the largest genomics AP labs in the country over the last two years developing their next-gen genomic assay laboratory data workflows using our Labdivus AP platform.  www.cerebrumcorp.com

Your Qualifications:

  • A full-time recent graduate in software engineering or equivalent or student with at least 2 years of Java/web and CompSci understanding required.
  • Basic knowledge of object-oriented programming in PHP, Git and Github, database theory, Java, some HTML/CSS front-end useful.
  • Candidate should understand basic networking principles, some scripting (bash, Perl) basics and Unix fundamentals (Ubuntu, Redhat/CentOS or Debian).
  • Willingness to learn, debug and work at solving hard problems.
  • Must be a permanent resident US citizen – we work with an ITAR/DoD customer.

Job Details:

  • Agile DevOps workflow with PHP in a web application environment using PHP, Java, Github, MySQL/SQLServer, Docker, AWS/Azure cloud platforms.
  • We’ll teach you industrial-leading DevOps workflow development, big data processing skills and the bioinformatics-side of the job.
  • Work onsite at Gangplank (Arizona Ave & Frye) in downtown Chandler – a great collaborative workplace within walking distance to many shops/eateries.

 

Note for intern applicants:  We understand you don’t have all of the tools as a graduate, so we’ll teach you what you’re missing and what you’ll need to execute.  We are very flexible on work hours/schedule so you can keep your school studies as priority #1.  Several of our ASU intern hires have become full-time, world-class developers on the Cerebrum team.

Intern:  https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3276532

NCG:  https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3276568

Email me directly:  gregg@cerebrumcorp.com with your CV.

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Vote for the Sun Devil Alka Rocketeers in the Alka Rocket Challenge by November 15!

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in Events, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams | 0 comments

Sun Devil Alka Rocketeers

The Alka Rocket Challenge is a new inter-university competition to build rockets powered only by Alka-Seltzer tablets. The Fulton Schools team, Sun Devil Alka Rocketeers, placed 11th last year. The team needs your help to get to the finals this year with a goal of 10,000 votes!

There are a few ways you can help the Sun Devil Alka Rocketeers reach their goal.

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Attend a special Make It Happen guest lecture with Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Digital Cash, November 6

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Customize your experience, Events, Fulton Schools, Opportunities, Students | 0 comments

Make It Happen

Attend this special Make It Happen session to meet Ryan Taylor, an ASU alumni who is the CEO of Dash, a leading digital cash (cryptocurrency) company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ryan will give a short talk about “Why We Trust, and How To Develop it in Your Career” and then answer all of your crypto-questions. Don’t miss out!

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Register for a new spring 2020 course — FSE 494/598: Lean Startup Problem Solving for Sustainability

Posted by on Nov 4, 2019 in Opportunities, Students | 0 comments

Lean Startup Problem Solving for Sustainability

Download the flyer.

Be a part of designing, building and testing solutions for active complex problems critical to the government around national security, energy networks, cyber security and AI. Invent new technologies with a team of peers.

In this class, students rapidly create prototypes and produce solutions to fit real-time U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) needs, while directly engaging with military and civilian issue sponsors throughout the semester.

An opportunity offered at a variety of universities allowing students to develop a deep understanding of the problems and needs of government partners.

The topic areas for the spring semester will focus on sustainability and engineering.

Attend an information session about the course

FSE 494/598: Lean Startup Problem Solving for Sustainability info session
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:30–6:30 p.m.
Hayden Library (LIB) C34, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend

Food and drinks will be provided!

For further information and questions, please contact Chao Wang at chao.wang.6@asu.edu.

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Learn about summer research programs, October 30–November 1

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in Opportunities, Research |

The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) is currently promoting five nationally funded summer research programs such as REU, Amgen and DAAD RISE. These programs will allow undergraduates to:

  • Work with top faculty and contribute to active research projects
  • Network with experts around the world
  • Gain a competitive edge for graduate school and their career
  • Join prestigious alumni networks of scientists.
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Compete in the Sun Devil Smackdown Robotics Competition in February 2020!

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in Fulton Schools, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams |

The Sun Devil Robotics Club is excited to be hosting the inaugural Sun Devil Smackdown a combat robotics competition on Saturday, February 22, 2020, during the Night of the Open Door.

The club is looking to get 16 teams from ASU and local high schools to sign up for the competition by the start of the New Year. Robots that are competing must be 3 lbs or less.

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