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eBlast for March 25, 2021


CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • TODAY - A Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Am I Career Ready? How to Use Career Readiness as a Marketing Tool March 25th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room
  • Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Making Professional Presentations March 30th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room

Are YOU Co-op Eligible?

Are you seeking a co-op position beginning the summer or fall semester?  Do you want to be included in future requested Co-op Eligible Resume Books for employers?  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be considered for a Cooperative Education position because you are not Co-op Eligible – Employers are actively seeking students to fill positions. 

You still have the opportunity to complete the requirements below this semester if you act now:

  • Complete requirements and obtain for your Career Readiness Certification – Applications are DUE to Career Development Office on April 16
  • Review additional Co-op Eligibility requirements at: https://www.tntech.edu/career/students/coop.php 

Start NOW to complete the items above by the end of the semester!


** Cooperative Education Cords offered to Spring 2021 Graduates ** 

Are you an upcoming Spring 2021 Graduate that formally participated in the Cooperative Education Program?  The Cooperative Education Office is offering Graduation Cords to students graduating in the Spring 2021 semester who formally enrolled in the Co-op Program during their entire assignment.  The cords are a gift from Mr. Greg Cook, an alumnus of the Cooperative Education Program.  Mr. Cook has expressed his appreciation of the Cooperative Education Program and the importance it served at the beginning of his engineering career and wishes to congratulate graduating Co-op Students.

If you would like to reserve your cord, you MUST complete the following form by the April 21 deadlineSpring 2021 Graduates - Cooperative Education Cords Request   You will receive an email notifying you when your cord is ready to be picked up from the Co-op Office after April 26th.


COLLEGEWIDE

Senior Exit Exam Registration has Opened!

All graduating seniors are required to take the senior exit exam during the semester they are graduating in. This year we will be offering the exam both virtually and in person though the Testing Learning Center (TLC).  Please follow this links below to register, if you have any questions email klmorgan@tntech.edu .

Register for the virtual exam (Mar. 22- April 15): https://tntech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6r2l6j6qtQ6Hkge

Register for in-person exam, select “Senior Exit Exam- College of Engineering- K .Morgan” (Mar. 22-April 15): IDme - Portal Access (tntech.edu)

*Full In-person registration instructions: https://www.tntech.edu/library/pdf/Registering-for-an-Exam-TNTECH-Students.pdf

File for Exemption: https://tntech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2geO0y00FaP9ILc

*To be exempt from the exam you must meet one of the following criteria: English is your second language, You attended high school outside of the United States, You already hold a bachelor’s degree, You have been out of high school more than 15 years, You are a TN eCampus student, You are a part of the 2+2 program, or You have already taken the exam.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering Announces the Thesis Defense of Joshua Hooper in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering April 5, 2021 2:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/82713242954?pwd=dlJudG


Eagle Works registration is now open! Join students from programs across campus to compete for awards totaling $20,000. Eagle Works is a Shark Tank-style competition focusing on innovation & entrepreneurship, problem-solving, creative thinking, and teamwork!

The competition is open to all Tech students from all programs of study.

This year’s competition will be held on Saturday, April 10 at 2 p.m. on Zoom. For complete details, deadlines, and to register for the competition, visit https://www.tntech.edu/innovation/eagleworks/ or email akruszka@tntech.edu.


STUDENT GROUPS

Tech’s SME Student Chapter presents How to maximize Your Early Career Success by Nick Russell

TODAY 11 a.m. to noon (Central Time) | March 25, 2021  Zoom link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/81813299169

Nick Russell is a project engineer at Dynetics working on the NASA Human Landing System crew module and lunar dust mitigation teams. Nick has previous work experience in the energy, financial and manufacturing sectors working in roles such as quality engineer, design engineer and engineering consultant. Nick has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Tech and a master’s in engineering and technology management from Stanford University.


Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and TTU Water Professionals will be hosting their third joint meeting of the semester TODAY Thursday, March 25th during dead hour (11:00am- 12:00pm). We will be holding the meeting both in person in Prescott Room 330 and on Zoom. 

Our guest speaker will be Shelly Morris, director of floodplain strategies from The Nature Conservancy.  We will also be following COVID guidelines while treating all those who attend to a free donut :))

As always anyone is welcome to join. Zoom link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/85909581383 | Meeting ID: 859 0958 1383


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