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eBlast for February 2, 2021

CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Purple Career Readiness Workshop TODAY Feb. 2: Making a Great (Virtual) Impression!

Join the Center for Career Development on Tuesday, Feb. 2, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Purple Career Readiness Workshop. You only have one chance to make a great first impression – learn how to sell yourself when meeting with employers virtually from Erin Bullington, Assistant Director of the Center for Career Development!

This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Purple Career Readiness Certificate for junior and senior students. Bring your Eagle Card for a quick sign-in.

To attend virtually, access the TEAMS link in Handshake Events. To receive credit for attending, you must log in with your Tennessee Tech email, participate if asked to during the workshop and be present for at least 80% of the presentation.

https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/651248/share_preview

Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development. | career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232


Co-op Meetup #1 THIS THURSDAY, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. in RUC Multipurpose Room

Are you interested in Co-op?  Attend the first Co-op Meetup of the semester on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) at 11 a.m.  Any student interested in accepting a Cooperative Education position with an employer MUST attend a Co-op Meetup.

The Co-op Meetup will explain the eligibility guidelines for enrolling in the Cooperative Education Program, which went into effect July 1, 2019 for all students.  Pre-registration to enroll in the Co-op Program is now required and attending a Co-op Meetup is your first step!  The eligibility guidelines can be found at: https://www.tntech.edu/career/students/coop-eligibility.php.

Bring your Eagle Card for quick sign-in.

To attend virtually, access the TEAMS link in Handshake Events. To receive credit for attending, you must log in with your Tennessee Tech email, participate if asked to during the workshop and be present for at least 80% of the presentation.

https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/651259/share_preview

Center for Career Development | career@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3232


COLLEGEWIDE

The CyberEagles are excited to announce our first featured speaker this semester: Stephanie Olsen, Customer Trust Leader at Netflix! Stephanie has been in the security, fraud, and abuse space for over a decade, leading teams and driving strategy to combat complex and complicated attacks at companies such as Google and Pinterest. She currently leads the Customer Trust team at Netflix, focused on building and maintaining member trust while defending against harmful acts. Alongside her industry experience, Stephanie is President of the WiCyS Silicon Valley affiliate and is passionate about advancing women as cybersecurity professionals.

We are very excited to host Stephanie, and we hope you will be able to join us. The meeting will be held over Zoom Thursday, Feb. 4th at 11am (dead hour). Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/91472461933?pwd=bmFtVTFWY1lNOFpPd1JuR0lmS2Fvdz09


Sophomore, junior, and senior ECE and Computer Science majors are invited to apply for the 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) “Secure and Privacy-Preserving Cyber-Physical Systems – Software and Hardware Approaches”.   This 10-week summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and focuses on cybersecurity challenges in future cyber-physical systems including smart and safe cities, self-driving cars, industrial internet of things and smart power grid.  The total award includes housing, food allowance, and cash stipend, totaling approximately $10,000.  Applicants must graduate after September 2021 and other eligibility requirements apply.  Screening of applications will begin March 1.  More information is available at https://www.tntech.edu/engineering/research/cmr/reu or contact Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud, ECE Dept, at mmahmoud@tntech.edu.


Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: The Physics Program at Mississippi State University We'll kick off the Spring 2021 semester of (virtual) Undergraduate STEM Research Seminars with a presentation describing research activities at Mississippi State University (MSU). Professors Lamiaa El Fassi and Dipangkar Dutta (Experimental Nuclear Physics) and Professors Donna Pierce and Angelle Tanner (Astronomy and Astrophysics) will join us to describe their research as well as the overall program at MSU, which includes astronomy, atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma physics, computational physics, condensed matter physics, and nuclear physics. These research activities include work in both physics and engineering, so this will be an opportunity to hear and ask questions about a wide assortment of exciting scientific work! The seminar will be this Friday, February 5th at 4pm. It is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Contact Dr. Holley (aholley@tntech.edu) for connection information to the Zoom session. Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule for upcoming talks.

Website link: https://sites.tntech.edu/aholley

Abstract link: https://sites.tntech.edu/aholley/wp-content/uploads/sites/106/2021/02/a_Feb-5-2021_MSU.pdf


Hello! My name is Sarah Moore, and I am the Graduate Teaching Assistant in charge of the Writing Excellence Studio at Tech’s Engineering campus this academic year. I’m available for writing consultations as follows:

  • Mondays from 9-noon and 1-3pm
  • Tuesdays from 9-11am and noon-2pm
  • Wednesdays from 3-5pm
  • Thursdays from 9-11am and noon-4pm
  • Fridays 9-noon.

As a writing consultant I can identify issues, make suggestions, and help you become a better writer (this does not mean that I am there to proofread). To make an appointment with me, simply go to TechConnect, click “Make an Appointment,” then choose Tutoring, Writing Assistance, and Writing Consultation (WEST). After hitting the “Next” button, select “Online WEST” and then “Moore, Sarah.” Finally, you can select a time for our appointment. When I receive the appointment notification, I will send you a meeting invite via Teams. If possible, email me your document before our meeting. If you are a faculty member and would like to consult with me or have me do a workshop, please contact Dr. Williams (bjwilliams@tntech.edu) or Dr. Powell (epowell@tntech.edu).


STUDENT GROUPS

Welcome to Spring 2021 from the Data Science League! We are continuing our virtual, seminar-style meetings this semester. This week, Katie Brown will be presenting information regarding the data science platform, Kaggle, and fielding questions regarding data science competitions. The meeting will be TODAY Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, February 2nd. Hope to see you there! Here is the link for the meeting via Microsoft Teams: https://bit.ly/39zfN41


Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club. Interested in learning about CAD, Linux, Arduino? Just want to work on exciting projects like drones, battle bots, or a robotic humanoid? If any of these interests you, come expand your knowledge and experience through practical means and be a valued part of our ever-expanding team - every Tuesday night at 7:00pm in Prescott 215. Everyone is welcome. And don't forget to join our discord at https://discord.gg/XdBAxtx.


ASME will be hosting the Center for Career Development at our first meeting of the semester on Thursday, February 4th in Brown Hall Rooms 236 & 237 during Dead Hour. Information regarding the upcoming career fair will be shared along with information about the new Resume books that are being passed out to employers. Updates on competition teams to be shared as well. Zoom Link: Will be posted in ASME GroupMe.


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