Winter 2014/Spring 2015

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Diversity/Careers Winter 2014/Spring 2015 Issue

Hispanics in engineering
African Americans in IT
IT internships & co-ops
Engineering grad programs
Careers in CS & software
Government & defense jobs
New leader at NSBE
Bernard Harris STEM ed
Jeep Cherokee team
Grace Hopper celebration

Diversity in action
Saluting our Schools
News & Views
Veterans in action

Hispanics in engineering work in transformative roles

'Status quo” is how Raul Munoz, executive director of MAES, Latinos in Science and Engineering, grades the state of progress in increasing the number of Hispanics in the engineering workforce.

New grads sought for rewarding government and defense careers

Working for the U.S. government can be a rewarding experience. Jobs with the government and often with its contractors are historically considered a secure career choice. But there is a new risk when it comes to job security...

Colin Fowler finds success at Marsh & McLennan Companies

Even without a technical degree, Colin Fowler has done well in the IT industry. Part of it he attributes to technical certifications he’s earned along the way, but he also believes his veteran status played a role.

Purdue student goes to northern slope of Mauna Loa volcano to spend eight months on Mars

West Lafayette, IN – Jocelyn Dunn, an industrial engineering doctoral student at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), is spending eight months in a domed habitat on a volcanic landscape mimicking life on a Martian outpost. Dunn is one of six participants and one...

Veterans learn entrepreneurship and
self-employment at Boots to Business: Reboot

Washington, DC – In July, 100 veterans gathered at the White House for two days of intensive training on entrepreneurship, led by experts and instructors from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and...

Partnerships and programs add value to Virginia Tech

On the main campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg), undergraduates can live and study together in living-learning communities centered on shared academic, career and...

Fermilab offers bright researchers key internships

The summer internship program in science and technology (SIST) at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory hosts students who are on track to become key researchers in R&D labs. At Fermilab, an international center of inquiry...

Cisco: diversity and work-life balance
start at the top

Cisco is a multinational designer and manufacturer of networking equipment, and is hiring for a wide variety of technical positions. “We have a variety of jobs posted on our career website, cisco.com/careers,” says Jeannie...

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