Customize your experience at the Fulton Schools!

Posted by on Sep 10, 2017 in Career, Competitions, Customize your experience, Events, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, Incoming students, International Students, Internships, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Outreach, Research, Resources, Spirit and Traditions, Students, Transfer Students |

At the Fulton Schools you have many opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom. Meet new friends, conduct research, find your inner entrepreneur, help your peers as an upperclassman, introduce new generations to the joys of engineering and, above all, have fun! See how you can customize your experience.

 

Connect with your peers this semester

One of the most recommended pieces of advice for new college students is to join student orgs and clubs. At a university as large as ASU, the myriad clubs, organizations and opportunities can be difficult to navigate. But we have a few easy ways you can get involved.

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Now is a good time to work on your career

It’s never too early to start thinking about your career. If you’ve always known what you wanted to do or if you’re still figuring it out, the Fulton Schools is here to help you to be successful.

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Get involved in research as an undergrad

One of the best ways you can enhance your engineering education is through hands-on research projects. Research and lab experience help you develop your interests and make a great impression to future employers and graduate programs.

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Be an innovator

By your nature as a Fulton Schools student, you’re a builder and innovator. You have great ideas and great potential to become a game-changing entrepreneur. What better place to get innovating than the #1 most innovative university? We have the opportunities to get you started.

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Become a leader at the Fulton Schools

As you progress through your studies at the Fulton Schools, you have more opportunities to help your peers in a variety of leadership positions, and to inspire future Sun Devil engineers and technologists as community ambassadors.

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Participate in Fulton Schools traditions

Being a Fulton Schools student doesn’t mean “all work and no play.” Our traditional ceremonial symbol is the lightsaber, so you know we can be a light-hearted bunch! We hope that in addition to all your study hours, you also take a few hours to have fun. First-year students already experienced E2, our traditional welcome weekend extravaganza. And hopefully you know that we wear gold on Fridays. Here are a few of our other traditions you shouldn’t miss out on.

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Bring FURI into your meetings

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Announcements, Events, Faculty, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Research, Staff, Students, Transfer Students |

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Do you host events for Fulton Schools students and want them to learn more about undergraduate research opportunities and the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI)?

Request a FURI Fellow to share the impact of FURI on their career path as well as available research opportunities. FURI Fellows, who are current or former FURI students, are eager to promote undergraduate research opportunities and talk with your students about their research experience.

Tailor the presentation to your needs by choosing the length of the presentation and the general qualifications of the FURI fellow who will be presenting to your group!

Request a FURI Fellow presentation

Questions? Contact Cortney Loui at cortney.loui@asu.edu.

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Why come to the FURI Symposium, Nov. 20

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Customize your experience, Events, Research, Resources, Spirit and Traditions, Students, Transfer Students |

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If you’ve never attended a research symposium, the FURI Symposium is a great (free!) experience to get a taste for research.

The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI, pronounced like “fury”) provides hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research, and the opportunity to travel to professional conferences. Come see what your fellow classmates from both the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses have been doing.

Friday, November 20, 2015
1–3 p.m. Drop-ins welcome!
Memorial Union (MU) Ventana room, Tempe campus [map]
New venue!

Why would you want to attend this event? 

  • You can munch on brownies, cookies, and fruit.
  • Talking with presenters can enter you into a raffle for FURI swag!
  • You can meet potential faculty mentors!
  • Learn about research currently going on within the Fulton schools
  • See research on display from our 130+ student presenters
  • Visitors don’t need to dress up!

How can you make the most out of this experience?

Introduce yourself to others. Don’t be afraid to tell them your name, major and why you came. It’s a great way to start a conversation and build a network of people with similar interests!

Talk with the student researchers. Ask questions about their research. Learn how they got started and how they found their mentor. You don’t just have to talk about research topics, either. Enjoy getting to know these amazing students. Also, at this symposium, the more researchers you chat with, the better your odds of winning some FURI swag!

Ask for an introduction to faculty. The students you chat with may be able to refer you to faculty who are passionate about supporting undergraduate researchers. They may be able to connect you that day or later on this semester. See how you can get connected. it’s worth the effort!

Take research highlights home with you. Fall 2015 FURI abstract books will be available in case you want to look over the research highlights on your own afterward.

Sign up to be in the know. We’ll have an interest table for visitors who want to learn more about how to apply for FURI in the next application cycle, how to sign up for lab crawls, faculty meet-and-greets, and so much more!

We look forward to seeing you at the Fall 2015 FURI Symposium!

Questions? Contact furi@asu.edu.

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Kickstarting Poly’s Fulton Student Council

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Announcements, Organizations and Teams, Outreach, Spirit and Traditions, Students, Transfer Students |

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Poly is creating it’s own Fulton Student Council! We need YOUR help in shaping the purpose of the council, finding leaders and/or developing its Constitution. We’re launching into it on Friday, November 13, at 2 pm in Poly-TBD. Light refreshments and awesome company will be provided.

Location being announced soon. In the meantime, you can let us know you’ll be there via Facebook.

Friday, November 13

2-4 pm

Poly-Century Hall 146/148

Questions? Contact nichelle.nguyen@asu.edu.

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Get Help with Your FURI Application

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Events, Opportunities, Research, Students, Transfer Students |

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The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative is an opportunity for Fulton Schools undergraduate students to work with Fulton Schools faculty members on research. You can pursue fields connected to your Fulton Schools major, you can work with a faculty member who directs a project that interests you or you can try a research field that is completely new and different.

FURI funding proposals for spring 2016 are due by noon on October 6, 2015. Apply online now!

Get assistance with your FURI Application on these dates:

  • Thursday, October 1, from 11 am –  5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130
  • Friday, October 2, from 11 am – 5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130
  • Monday, October 5, from 8 am – 5 pm, Poly-Santan 330
  • Monday, October 5, from 11 am – 5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130

Poly students are welcome to contact Cortney Loui (cortney.loui@asu.edu) for a review via email, video or phone. Receive feedback from the FURI team and students on your proposal package so you can present your best self to the team. You can also sign up for reminders!

Questions? Email furi@asu.edu for more information or check out the FURI web site.

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Learn more about FURI

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Customize your experience, Events, Opportunities, Research, Students, Transfer Students |

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Interested in learning about how to apply for research funding, but don’t know where to begin?

Attend an Undergraduate Research Workshop hosted by the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI)!

The Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative is an opportunity for Fulton Schools undergraduate students to work with Fulton Schools faculty members on research. You can pursue fields connected to your Fulton Schools major, you can work with a faculty member who directs a project that interests you or you can try a research field that is completely new and different.

FURI funding proposals for spring 2016 are due by noon on October 6, 2015. Apply online now!

Fulton undergraduate students are eligible for up to two semesters of FURI funding throughout their time at ASU.

Below are a few opportunities to learn more.

Sign up to attend!

Fulton Undergraduate Research Workshops 

  • Monday, September 21, from 12-1 pm, Tempe-ECF 130
  • Tuesday, September 22, from 6-7 pm, via GoogleHangOuts – a link will be sent out to registrants prior to the workshop

Learn about undergraduate research, how to find a mentor, and how to apply for FURI! 

Meet a FURI Researcher

  • Monday, September 21, from 11 am -12 pm (noon), Tempe-ECF 130
  • Monday, September 28, from 12-1 pm in Poly-Santan 330

Meet FURI students who are currently conducting research. Learn how to get started! 

FURI Application Assistance

  • Thursday, October 1, from 11 am –  5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130
  • Friday, October 2, from 11 am – 5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130
  • Monday, October 5, from 8 am – 5 pm, Poly-Santan 330
  • Monday, October 5, from 11 am – 5 pm, Tempe-ECF 130

Poly students are welcome to contact Cortney Loui (cortney.loui@asu.edu) for a review via email, video or phone. Receive feedback from the FURI team and students on your proposal package so you can present your best self to the team. 

 

Questions? Email furi@asu.edu for more information or check out the FURI web site.

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Top 10 things we want you to know—Joyce’s career tip of the week

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Career, Graduate Students, Incoming students, International Students, Transfer Students |

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Welcome to all students who are attending ASU for the first time this semester—freshmen, new transfer and graduate students. And welcome back to all continuing students.

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been asking our student workers and peer career coaches to let me know the things they eventually discovered at ASU that they wished they had known sooner.

The following list is the result of a collaborative effort to identify and share the Top 10 things we want you to know. Getting comfortable on campus and using available resources is the first step to becoming a successful Fulton Engineer.

10. Help is readily available and free at the Engineering Tutoring Center. tutoring.engineering.asu.edu

9.   Free Software is available. Sign in to My ASU and click on My Apps.

8.   There are a multitude of recreational opportunities at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex. fitness.asu.edu

7.   ASU Health Services is a resource that is both excellent and reasonably priced. Don’t be afraid to go there if you are sick or hurt. eoss.asu.edu/health

6.   The best way to meet people, make friends and fit in is to get involved. There are so many options from which to choose, make sure to find something that you will enjoy.  asu.orgsync.com/search and studentorgs.engineering.asu.edu.  This is also a great way to start building strong bullets for your résumé.

5.   There is a website that lists student jobs available both on and off campus. students.asu.edu/employment

4.  There is no need to feel “stuck on campus” if you don’t have a car. Public transportation provides options for getting around. cfo.asu.edu/pts-transit

3.   Comedy, movies, special events, live music, bowling, billiards and more are available for FREE every Friday night starting at 8 p.m. at MU After Dark. www.facebook.com/muafterdark

2.   The Bike Co-op provides some free services, reduced-cost tools, new and used parts, and assistance needed to repair bicycles. fitness.asu.edu/services/bike-co-op

1.   There are some really nice people who are eager to help you at the Engineering Career Center. Get to know us!

Joyce Donahue is a Career Coach in the Engineering 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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