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College of Engineering

eBlast for Oct. 14, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    TODAY

    Virtual Employer Spotlight featuring The Chemours Company is Thursday, Oct. 14

    Attention Chemical Engineering Students! Join The Chemours Company at their Virtual Employer Spotlight on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to noon! Representatives will be discussing career opportunities in the field of chemical engineering. They currently have two available co-op opportunities! These positions are currently listed on their Handshake page, so get a step ahead and APPLY NOW!

    The event schedule for this Virtual Employer Spotlight will be as follows:

    11:00 – 11:10 am: Company Overview
    11:10 – noon: Q&A Open Forum

    Don’t miss this opportunity to network with recruiters about their excellent opportunities!

    Access event information and The Chemours Company Teams invitation in the Handshake Events link below.

    https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/861641/share_preview

    Virtual Employer Spotlight events are hosted by the Center for Career Development | career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

    TODAY

    Co-op Meetup #3 on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. in Clement Hall, Room 212

    Did you accept a co-op or long-term internship at the Engineering / STEM Fair? Do you know if you are Co-op Eligible? Find out how YOU can be Co-op eligible! Attend this Co-op Meetup on Thursday, Oct. 14, in Clement Hall 212 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 new eligibility guidelines can be found at: https://www.tntech.edu/career/students/coop-eligibility.php.

    Bring your Eagle Card for quick sign-in at the end of the event.

    https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/773852/share_preview

    Cooperative Education Office | career@tntech.edu | (931) 372-3232

    NEXT WEEK

    Gold Career Readiness Workshop on Oct. 19: Writing my First Resume

    Join the Center for Career Development on Tuesday, Oct. 19, beginning at 11 a.m. in Clement Hall 212 for the first Gold Career Readiness Workshop of the semester! A staff member from the Center for Career Development will be describing the characteristics of a strong, foundational resume.

    This event is open to all students in all majors and counts towards the Gold Career Readiness Certificate for freshman and sophomore 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, and make sure that your camera is turned on during your attendance.

    https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/events/777226/share_preview

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

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring Landscape Workshop is Wednesday, Oct. 20

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from Landscape Workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Swoops Food Court (ground floor).

    Do not miss this opportunity to network with recruiters as they share information about their internships and filed manager positions. Get a step ahead and APPLY NOW in Handshake before speaking to recruiters!

    Landscape Workshop’s paid internship program will provide students with training in a wide array of departments including maintenance, enhancements, irrigation, seasonal color, and business development. Interns will work directly in the field at one of their branch locations under the guidance of a seasoned mentor for 8-12 weeks. Landscape Workshop will also be recruiting for their full-time field manager positions.

    https://tntech.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/25875/student_preview?token=418lor8hZeqjLhtc5UDFPW9PsbkVjBpDHo8EL6rC0jCXpiYv69frLw

    Careers n’ Coffee are hosted by the Center for Career Development.  | career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    New Faculty Seminar Series Presents Syed Rizvi

    Announcing the research seminar welcoming Dr. Syed Rizvi from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Rizvi will be presenting his research on Reinforcement Learning and Control in Real-World Environments, on the evening of Monday, October 18th at 4:30 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

    Be sure to mark your calendars for the first of this year's exciting seminar series; you will not want to miss out! 

    TOMORROW

    Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Emma Mitchell, TTU Physics

    Oct. 15 @ 4 p.m., Volpe Library 248

    This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar, physics major Emma Mitchell will give a talk on Light Attenuation in Scintillators. Emma will describe her work over the summer developing an experimental setup to characterize long-term changes in the light collection efficiency of a plastic scintillator. The seminar will be this Friday, October 15th at 4pm in Volpe Library 248. It will be geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule of upcoming talks.

    Graduating this Fall 2021?

    You need to register to take your senior exit exam! Exams are open every day until November 15th (excluding university closure). All College of Engineering students graduating this fall are required to take the senior exit exempt (unless exempt) before they can graduate. If you have not received your email to register please email engineeringssc@tntech.edu.

  • Graduate Studies

    TODAY
    Utkarsh D. Kavimandan Dissertation Defense

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Dissertation Defense of Utkarsh D. Kavimandan in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering October 14, 2021 from 8 - 9:30 a.m. CST Tennessee Tech University Location: Teams Meeting

  • Student Groups

    TODAY

    NSBE General Body Meeting

    National Society of Black Engineers 4th General Body Meeting today at 11 a.m. in Prescott 215. We will be introducing the new Torch Chair, speaking about events and more! 

    Tennessee Tech Amateur Radio Society

    Every Thursday classes are in session @ 6 p.m., Brown 406

    Join us Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Brown 406 to discover and discuss amateur (ham) radio, the projects we are undertaking and what radio is all about! If you’re interested in emergency communications or a fun new hobby, amateur radio is for you! Join us on Discord

    MONDAY

    Tutoring Available with Pi Tau Sigma

    Every Thursday classes are in session from 6 – 8 p.m. Brown 326

    Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring on Monday nights from 6pm-8pm in Brown 326. Tutoring is available for any ME course up to 3000 level, Physics I & II, Math up to Calculus III, Statics, Mechanics and Materials, MATLAB, and Graphics. Contact Abbey Ward (aeward42@tntech.edu) or Andrew Gothard (atgothard42@tntech.edu) for more information. To join online: Teams Link

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