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Newsletter on Hiatus Over the Summer

As we rapidly approach summer break, we want to wish you the best of luck in completing your final exams and papers. We hope you’ve had a good semester and have exciting plans for summer.

While we won’t be maintaining our weekly newsletter over the summer, we encourage you to stay connected by following our career path pages here and here! We’ll be busy through the summer working on committee letters and advising students applying to medical/dental/veterinary school, but WE REMAIN OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS WITH QUESTIONS.

  • For technical questions about your professional school applications and deadlines, email Nicole.
  • To schedule an appointment with an advisor, email Mary  or Hannah with the topics you’d like to discuss and your preferred days/times.

Have you received an offer for an internship, full-time job, or admission to graduate school? Let us know!

Finally, we wish to congratulate all of our May graduates. We hope that you will stay in touch and let us know how you are doing. Have an enjoyable, productive, and safe summer!

~The HP/STEM Team

(Mary, Hannah, & Nicole)

Still looking for STEM Internships? Check out these opportunities in Handshake!

Data Science Internship at Datagne

Deadline May 18thDatagne is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. If you are motivated, intelligent, creative, hardworking and want to make an impact, then this job is for you!


Technical Support Summer Intern at Datagne

Deadline May 18thDatagne – Ready to get involved in getting involved in our network within our organization! We are seeking an intern that is willing to be on the front line of attack solving technical problems.


Software Engineer Intern- Computer Security at Rocket Software

Deadline May 21stRocket Software is looking for a passionate Software Engineer to help us enhance and create computer security products. Work topics include compliance, intrusion prevention, deep learning, vulnerability management, and behavioral analysis. We provide the freedom to execute, learn and pivot, and the responsibility to be self-directed, collaborative and insightful.


2-Year, Tuition Free Apprenticeship at Horizons School of Technology

Deadline May 25th – Apply to Horizons Immersive – learn practical programming skills and intern with a Bay Area startup alongside hundreds of top college students from around the world (Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Oxford, Penn/Wharton, and more).


Software Engineering Intern at Staple Health

Deadline May 25th Staple Health is seeking Computer Science students with a passion for simplifying healthcare data. At Staple Health, you will be given the opportunity to pursue a project improving one of three main areas of our production software stack, all critical to our future business.


Machine Learning Intern at Rocket Software

 Deadline May 28th – The Emerging Technology Research team at Rocket Software is looking for a passionate Machine Learning Engineer to help us implement and deploy advanced analytic models that enable the intelligence for an enterprise scale real-time cognitive feedback engine. You will work on building, publishing and measuring machine learning models for enterprise IT to analyze, predict faults, recommend mitigation strategies based on trade-off analytics, and predict user behavior for a better more intuitive experience.


Product Management Intern at MobilizeAmerica

Deadline May 31stMobilizeAmerica is a product-driven organization. We build tools for progressive campaigns, political parties, and organizations to mobilize their members to action — and in doing so, to elect Democrats up-and-down the ticket. That’s why were looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to help us design, build, and roll out the next frontier of tools this summer.

STEAM Girls Looking For Summer and Fall Interns

STEAM Girls is an initiative started by a couple of Middlebury students, with a professor, to teach various STEM subjects and their intersection with art to young girls around Middlebury. Our goal is to make young girls more comfortable and confident in STEM subjects in the future. We were funded by MiddChallenge a couple of years ago to start a two-summer program and have since grown to establish a weekly after school program as well.

We are looking for two Middlebury students to work August 13-24, 2018. This is a paid full-time position at the Middlebury Parks and Rec.  Students receive housing assistance (50%), if needed. We are also looking for people to join our all-student board for the semester. This role requires an average of 3 hours per week and receive a $300 stipend.

Please email steamgirlsvt@gmail.com or visit on our website steamgirlsvt.com. Thank you!

Juniors and Seniors: NEW Technical Interview Mentoring Program!

Great summer opportunity for rising JUNIORS and SENIORS interested in CS.

The Center for Careers and Internships is launching a new Technical Interview Mentoring Program to provide students with a significant leg-up in preparing for the critical technical interview as part of the hiring process for software engineering jobs.

This program is for rising juniors and seniors who plan to go through the recruitment process this fall for competitive junior year internships or full time positions after graduation. You do not have to be interning at a tech company this summer to participate.

How it works: Selected students will be matched with a Middlebury alumnus/a to work together over the summer of 2018. During this time, you and your assigned alumni mentor will engage in a minimum of 2 practice technical interviews. You will together identify goals and expectations, and review and discuss areas of improvement. You have the option of meeting in person, by video chat, or by phone. This should all take place during June, July and August.

Please apply using this form by Wednesday, May 9th, 11:55 p.m.

Matches will be introduced by May 18th.

Questions? Contact Mary Lothrop in CCI at mlothrop@middlebury.edu.

Alumni Posting: Research Assistant at the Chou Laboratory at Boston Children’s

Thanks to Jennifer Jones ’16 for sharing this with us! Jennifer writes, “The position has a lot of room for growth and my boss is an amazing mentor, so it’s perfect for people looking to get some work experience before applying to grad school. If anyone has questions, they can email me at jennifer.jones@childrens.harvard.edu.”

A Research Assistant position is available in the Chou Laboratory, Division of Immunology, Boston Children’s Hospital. This position is ideal for exceptional candidates with a passion for translational research and precision medicine. The research assistant will join a team of scientists and clinicians investigating the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying primary immunodeficiencies. We utilize a multidisciplinary approach incorporating genomics, molecular and cellular methodologies, and mouse models of human disease to identify critical elements necessary for intact host immunity. The research assistant will work under the supervision of Dr. Chou. The position has superb capacity for future career development for high-performing candidates. Successful candidates will transition to the independence in experimental strategy and in supervising research associates.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs assays of immune function, including flow cytometry, in vitro cellular assays, ELISAs, western blotting
  • Sanger sequencing, next-generation DNA sequencing, and transcriptome analysis
  • Analysis of experimental data
  • Cell culture, mouse colony maintenance, and maintenance of laboratory stocks
  • The successful candidate is expected to work largely independently after training within the context of close mentorship.

Qualifications:

  • We seek candidates who are proactive, with superb time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with basic lab techniques and at least 1 year of prior laboratory experience are required.
  • Ability to critically analyze scientific data and to adapt existing scientific methodologies
  • The study of mouse models of human disease is an essential part of this position.
  • A minimum two-year commitment is required.

Please email a current c.v. and the names of three references to:

Janet Chou, M.D.
Division of Immunology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Email: Janet.Chou@childrens.harvard.edu

2018 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs

You’re invited to attend the 2018 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs on May 23 and 24!

Applying to dental school and need more details? Spring into action with the 2018 ADEA GoDental Virtual Fairs.

Take advantage of this FREE, live, online opportunity to visit multiple dental school booths and ask questions about the ADEA AADSAS® application—from the convenience of your laptop or mobile device. No travel expenses or registration fees required!

Here’s what to expect during #GDVF18:

ADEA AADSAS Prep Day Live, May 23 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Online)

  • Get advice on completing a successful ADEA AADSAS application.
  • Learn how to overcome common obstacles related to the dental school application.
  • Gain strategies to help prepare for the American Dental Association Dental Admission Test (ADA DAT).
  • Chat with customer service representatives who can answer questions about ADEA AADSAS.

Dental School Chat Day, May 24 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Online)

  • Interact with dental school admissions officers from more than 50 U.S. dental schools in live, virtual booth spaces.
  • Watch video presentations on financial planning, interviewing and other “hot topics” for successful applicants.

Register here.

Software Engineering Intern at Revlogx

Interested in an internship in NYC?

Revlogx believes that the way consumers and businesses interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. Their goal is to enable this shift by building the tools and infrastructure that allow developers to create the next generation of financial services applications. As a software engineer at Revlogx, you’ll be essential in building and scaling the APIs that help achieve this vision.
You could be working on their internal distributed systems framework that holds them all together, or building out the newest version of their API. Most of their back-end core systems are written in Go, but that’s not a prerequisite. They pick the right tool for the job and have systems in Go, Node.js, Python, and Scala.

What they are looking for:

  • Degree in engineering, CS, physics, math, statistics, philosophy, or another related field
  • Strong track record of building interesting projects, whether during internships, for school, or independently
  • Great fundamentals and a mastery of at least one language
  • Product mindset. You understand that building the right tools and systems can impact millions of users
  • Hacker mentality. Many of their projects are truly full-stack, and you might have to move from front-end to sysadmin at a moment’s notice

Learn more in Handshake.