Self-reflection — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in Career |

A student works on a computer/Researching companies and studying job descriptions are topics that are covered in every presentation on resume writing and interview preparation. Internet access makes finding this information extremely easy. Successful job seeking requires a second type of exploration that is equally important and often more challenging than reading websites: self-reflection.

Every interviewer is trying to determine why they should hire you. Some may ask the question directly, while others will be more subtle. Nevertheless, it is your responsibility to demonstrate to recruiters and hiring managers why the cost of hiring you is a good investment.

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New first-year and transfer students: Get ready for Fall Welcome, August 20

Posted by on Jul 2, 2019 in Customize your experience, Events, Fulton Schools, Incoming students, Organizations and Teams, Transfer Students |

Welcome to the Fulton Schools! We have a host of events lined up to help orient you to your major, help you get involved in student orgs and find resources to help you be successful at ASU.

Check out the schedule of events below, or find more information about the Fulton Schools Fall Welcome events and ASU Welcome Week events.

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New students: Everything you need to know about E2

Posted by on Jul 2, 2019 in Events, Fulton Schools, Incoming students |

Get ready to jump-start your Fulton Schools experience — your E2 session is just around the corner. It’s going to be so much fun!

Before you show up to check in, make sure you’ve checked these items off your to-do list:

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Professional associations — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Career |

Last week, I spent three days in Houston, Texas, attending the annual conference of my professional organization, the National Career Development Association.

Professional organizations provide their members with opportunities for networking and learning from other professionals as well as the latest information on research, trends and resources. Personally, I love attending workshops given by the leaders in our field (the authors of textbooks and research articles found in graduate school programs).

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TEC Talk: High Performance GPU Computing on ASU’s Agave cluster, July 9

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Events, Faculty, Graduate Students, Opportunities, Resources, Staff, Students |

Circuit boardASU Research Computing is hosting a free TEC Talk on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for faculty, staff and students who would like to take advantage of ASU’s computational resources that have doubled in capacity. ASU Research Computing can help faculty build custom solutions for their research projects.
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CIDSE Students: Discover the Fulton Undergraduate Research Experience in FSE 294 this fall

Posted by on Jun 26, 2019 in Customize your experience, Opportunities, Research, Students |

Interested in learning about researching as an undergraduate? Take FSE 294: Fulton Undergraduate Research Experience, this fall!

FSE 294 will introduce you to engineering research and the basics of undergraduate research projects through identifying research topics, proposal writing practice, listening to guest lectures and more.

This 15-week, one-credit course taught by Ross Maciejewski is specifically tailored to the School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering and students with no research experience.

By the end of the semester, you will have a two-page research proposal that can be used to actually propose your research!

Additionally, you will learn about FURI, its review criteria and application process, as well as how to fund your research, network with faculty and CIDSE-specific research methods.

FSE 294: Fulton Undergraduate Research Experience
Mondays, August 22, 2019–December 6, 2019
2–2:50 p.m.
Location TBA, Tempe campus
Find more information in the course catalog

The deadline to add a class without college approval is Wednesday, August 28, 2019.


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Summer activities — Joyce’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Career |

I hope that all of you are finding summer to be a less hectic and more relaxed season than the fall and spring semesters. Whether you are taking classes, working at internships, doing research, traveling or volunteering, you probably have more free time and fewer demands than you do during the school year.

This is the time of the year for you to have fun, get caught up on sleep and reconnect with friends and family. It can also be a time for you to check off some items that will get you ready for the fall recruiting season — which will be happening shortly after classes begin in August.

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