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eBlast for Oct. 26, 2021

  • CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

    TODAY
    Co-op Meetup #4 on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. via Teams *LAST CHANCE for FALL 2021*

    Did you accept a co-op or long-term internship after the Engineering / STEM Fair in September?  If so, then you do not want to miss the LAST CHANCE Virtual Co-op Meetup TODAY, Oct. 26, via Microsoft Teams at 11 a.m. Access the Teams link by going to the Handshake Event here.

    Any student who has accepted a position OR is 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. Co-op Eligibility Guidelines can be found here.

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

    TOMORROW

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring FedEx Ground is Wednesday, Oct. 27

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from FedEx Ground on Monday, Oct. 27, 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 career opportunities with FedEx Ground!! Get a step ahead and APPLY NOW in Handshake before speaking to recruiters!!

    FedEx Ground offers a diverse portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business solutions. There are more than 400,000 FedEx team members who are focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards, and the needs of their customers and communities.

    Careers n’ Coffee are hosted by the Center for Career Development.  

    TOMORROW

    Gold Career Readiness PART TWO Meetup on Oct. 27: “Where do my Skills come from in College, Meet-up”

    Join the Center for Career Development on Wednesday, Oct. 27, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Gold Career Readiness PART TWO Meetup. This meetup will feature a staff member from the Center for Career Development, who will show you how to obtain skills throughout your college career.

    This event is open to all students in all majors and counts toward Part Two of the Gold Career Readiness application for freshman and sophomore students. Bring your Eagle Card for a quick sign-out.

    Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development

    THURSDAY

    Gold Career Readiness Workshop on Oct. 28: Top Ten Interview Tips for Internships

    Join the Center for Career Development on Thursday, Oct. 28, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Gold Career Readiness Workshop. A staff member from the Center for Career Development will guide you through the top tips to have a successful interview!

    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-out.

    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.

    Career Readiness Workshops are hosted by the Center for Career Development

    Visit the Center for Career Development website for more information on this event and other career development events.  career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • COLLEGEWIDE

    Graduating this Fall 2021? 

    Last day to take the senior exit exam is November 15th. Register now to fulfill your graduation requirement engineeringssc@tntech.edu. Fall 2021 graduates only.

    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.

    TOMORROW

    Eagle Works Elevator Pitches: Sell your idea in 90 seconds

    iMakerSpace (3rd floor of Volpe Library)
    Oct. 27 @5 p.m.
    Virtual option link on tntech.edu/eagleworks

    Do you get nervous when you have to make presentations? Are you never sure how to start? Do you just want to improve the skills you have? This workshop will help you prepare for the Idea Challenge on Nov. 10 (more details on the Eagle Works website!), and teach skills that will be useful in class and career! Being able to give a short elevator pitch about yourself or your idea could make a difference in your future!

    This workshop will be on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in the iMakerspace. The iMakerspace is on the third floor of Volpe Library. Use the north staircase (past the MyTECH helpdesk) to access. If you need an accessible entrance, please email Andrea at akruszka@tntech.edu before 4:30 p.m. that day to arrange.

    We’ll follow this session up with two VIRTUAL practice pitch sessions for the Idea Challenge, one on Wednesday, Nov. 3 and the other Monday, Nov. 8. Both will be at 5 p.m. – link coming soon! If you plan on competing, we highly suggest you attend at least one!

    THURSDAY

    New Faculty Seminar Series Presents Mazen Hussein

    Announcing the research seminar welcoming Dr. Mazen Hussein from the department of General and Basic Engineering. Dr. Hussein will be presenting his research on Container Terminal Operations and Block Relocation Problem, on the evening of Thursday, October 28th at 4:30 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.  For more information view the flyer here.

    Microsoft Teams Invitation

    Join on your computer or mobile app

     

    iMakerSpace Open House + Pancakes

    Come visit the iMakerSpace in Volpe Library 348 from 11am to 12pm on November 18th to enjoy some pancakes and see some of the cool things the iMakerSpace has to offer! You will be able to design and “print” your own pancakes via the PancakeBots in the space! In addition to 3D printing pancakes, we will have open demonstrations of 3D scanning objects for 3D printing and laser cutting keychains with our GlowForge Pro.

    iMakerSpace Holiday Ornament Design Contest

    Design an ornament to go on our holiday tree! Feel free to use our machines in the makerspace! There will be three categories:

      • BEST OVERALL: Wins spool of filament and a trophy
      • FREEHAND AWARD: Wins a trophy (must be drawn with 3D pen)
      • iMAKERSPACE CHOICE AWARD: Wins a trophy (be creative)

    Rules:

      • Cannot exceed 5x5”
      • Must be appropriate
      • Up to two submissions per entrant
      • Ornament must be hung on tree before November 30th

    WHEN?

      • November 1st-29th

    WHERE?

      • The iMakerSpace
      • WINNERS ANNOUCED:
      • 30th at 11 am
  • STUDENT GROUPS

    THURSDAY

    ASME Annual Bonfire!

    ASME will hold its annual bonfire at Dr. Canfield’s farm on Thursday, October 28! Attend this week’s meeting or join the GroupMe chat for more information.

    If you have any questions, contact us here: asmettu@gmail.com.

    THURSDAY

    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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