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eBlast for Feb 22, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    Purple Career Readiness Workshop on Feb. 22: How to Answer Tough Interview Questions

    Join the Center for Career Development on Tuesday, Feb. 22, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) for this Purple Career Readiness Workshop. Be sure to attend this event as the Center for Career Development will teach you how to answer tough interview questions at this workshop!

    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 toward Career Readiness Certification, please review the updated rules and guidelines listed in the event information located at here.

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring Cedar Crest Camp is Wednesday, Feb. 23

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from Cedar Crest Camp on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Swoops Food Court (ground floor).

    Cedar Crest Camp will be actively recruiting for their summer positions. DO NOT miss this opportunity to network with recruiters as they share information about available positions. Get a step ahead and APPLY NOW in Handshake before speaking to recruiters!

    The LAST Co-op Meetup of the semester is Thursday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. in Clement Hall, Room 212

    Are you interested in Co-op? Need to find out how YOU can be Co-op eligible? Be sure you attend the LAST Co-op Meetup of the semester on Thursday, Feb. 24, in Clement Hall 212 at 11 a.m.

    Any student interested in accepting a Cooperative Education position with an employer or a long-term internship 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 here.

    Bring your Eagle Card for quick sign-in. Read more here.

    Do you have a need for professional dress attire for the upcoming Annual Spring Engineering Fair on March 8? 

    Visit with the Scarlett and Murphy’s Business Professional Closet located on the 4th floor of Johnson Hall.  The Business Professional Closet serves students by providing clothing for presentations, interviews, and other professional business events. This resource is FREE! Appointments should be made 2 weeks prior to your need, so schedule your appointment today!

    Careers n’ Coffee featuring Metro Nashville PD is Monday, Feb. 28

    Take a break and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee while speaking with recruiters from Metropolitan Nashville Police Department on Monday, Feb. 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Roaden University Center Swoops Food Court (ground floor).

    The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is looking for the next group of officers to join their team! They would like to speak to individuals who possess integrity, empathy, good communication skills, critical thinkers, and problem-solving capabilities. They will train you to do the rest with success!

    DO NOT miss this opportunity to network with recruiters as they share information about available positions within their company! Get a step ahead and APPLY NOW in Handshake before speaking to recruiters!

    Read more here.

    Center for Career Development Calendar of Events & Workshops

    career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    Eagle Works Business Plans and Financials workshop!

    TOMORROW – Feb. 23

    5 p.m. | iMakerSpace

    Tyler Asher from the Small Business Development Center will be joining us to give a brief overview on business plans and financials, and answer your questions! We'll also give a quick refresh on due dates and rules of the competition.

    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.

    Kandy Thevar International Engineering Student Endowed Award - APPLY NOW!

    Any College of Engineering graduate, international student who meets the criteria outlined below will be eligible for this scholarship.

    Must be a current graduate student in good standing, having completed a minimum of nine (9) credit hours of graduate coursework, in accordance with current institutional policies.

    The candidate should be in possession of a valid student visa for the duration of the scholarship.

    Secondary preference should be given to students from Annamalai University, India, from which Dr. Deivanayagam graduated in 1963.

    The minimum annual scholarship award will be $1,500. An individual can receive this award one time only; this scholarship is not renewable.

    Application deadline: March 4, 2022

    Click here for more information and to apply.

  • Graduation Requirement: Senior Exit Exam

    Graduation Requirements

    If you intend on graduating this May you need to complete your graduation requirement the Senior Exit Exam. This is a one time 45 minute critical thinking exam.

    Online registration through the Testing Learning Center is open now! Testing will begin on February 21st and close on March 3rd, dates fil up quickly so register now!

    For detailed instructions on how to register please email engineeringssc@tntech.edu 

  • Student Groups

    Thursday – Feb. 24

    Cyber Eagles

    11 a.m. | Prescott 215

    The Cyber Eagles are calling in their favorite CIG leads to give us some lighting how-to's. Come and hear from Defense as they teach us about SNORT and Offense as they give us the rundown on WIRESHARK. Make sure to come ready to gain new skills and with the software already downloaded.

    Thursday – Feb. 24

    Data Science League

    11 a.m. | Bruner 327

    Join the Data Science League on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. to hear about Dr. Bill Eberle's Undergraduate Research Team attempting to use data mining and machine learning to learn which water pumps in Tanzania are functioning and which need to be replaced, so citizens have access to fresh and clean water. Pizza will be provided! Can’t be there in person? Join via Teams here.

    Discord Link: https://discord.gg/3DqMFd7PTs

    Thursday – Feb. 24

    Society of Hispanic and Professional Engineers (SHPE)

    11 a. m to noon | RUC lobby

    Come join SHPE in the RUC lobby this Thursday 2/24/22 for a delicious snack! This snack can be enjoyed with lime and spice or just plain! Mexican drinks will be available. We hope to see you there!

    Thursday – March 3

    Data Science League and Ratio Christi

    7 p.m. | Bruner 119

    Join DSL and Ratio Christi in a collaboration event on March 3rd at 7 pm in Bruner 119. Refreshments will be included!

    Discord: https://discord.gg/PTCsxbab

  • EWeek Events

    Feb. 22

    • Quiz Bowl 6:30 p.m. Johnson 308
    • Tug of War 11 a.m. The Quad

    Feb. 23

    • Relay Race 3:30 p.m. Front of Brown
    • Outreach event 5 p.m. STEM center (sign up using sheet)

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