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Toshiba-Westinghouse Undergraduate Summer Fellows Program

Penn State’s Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering will be accepting applications for an outstanding undergraduate summer research program in the nuclear field at Penn State—the Toshiba-Westinghouse Undergraduate Fellows Program.

The Toshiba-Westinghouse Undergraduate Fellows Program is a 10-week paid summer program that provides an unparalleled opportunity for undergraduates to obtain hands-on research experience and professional development in the nuclear field at Penn State. Students will work closely with a faculty mentor on a state-of-the-art nuclear research project, and will have terrific opportunities to network with industry representatives and participate in site visits to locations such as Three Mile Island.

The program runs from May 29—August 3, 2018. Fellows will receive a $6000 stipend as well as on-campus housing. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year by the start of summer 2018 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. We will accept applications until January 31, 2018.

Penn State’s Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering would like to invite applications for this paid summer research experience from outstanding undergraduate students in engineering, computer science, physics or chemistry with an interest in the nuclear field. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year by the start of the summer of 2018 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Learn more about the Fellowship in Handshake.

Apply online. Deadline January 31!

Caterpillar Offering Internships

At Caterpillar, you can build the career you want. They are looking to hire for a range of skills, experience levels and qualifications. Join their team and grow professionally, whether you work with them for a while or for the duration of your career. Their employees have the chance to create a varied resume by pursuing different career paths at Caterpillar—by moving between our many business units, job functions or locations.

Ready to put your passion to work? Explore Caterpillar job areas and apply today.

Vermont Employer Highlight: Keurig Green Mountain

Calling all internship and co-op seekers! Keurig Green Mountain has posted their 2018 opportunities!

As a values-based technology company in the beverage business, Keurig is creating a beverage revolution. Join them and see what your imagination can brew.

“Every single project that I was given was of critical importance to the Company. Your ideas are heard, your solutions are seriously considered, and you have access to every level in the company, even the CEO!” ~Salman, Engineering Co-op, University of Tennessee

“As a Keurig Green Mountain intern, co-op, or recent graduate, we rely on you to help us rethink it all. From ideating and testing new products to researching and marketing the very way our products are positioned to the world, our interns manage projects that have a direct impact on the future of the Company. In our program, you will work side-by-side with seasoned professionals who will teach, guide, and mentor you as you progress through your role.”

How does your major fit in at Keurig Green Mountain?  Make your selection below to learn more:

200 Universities Just Launched 560 FREE Online Courses. Here’s the Full List.

If you haven’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at-least partially free). These courses are collectively called as MOOCS or Massive Open Online Courses.

In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence.

Read the full freeCodeCamp article here to access the full course listing.

Vermont Employer Highlight: SunCommon

SunCommon® believes that everyone has the right to a healthy environment and brighter future – and renewable energy is where it starts.

Energy from the sun can power our lives and build vibrant communities. SunCommon’s mission is to tear down barriers to clean energy and use their business as a force for good.

Save Money. Go Solar.

“We are succeeding by celebrating creativity, cross-functional collaboration, high energy, hard work, good play, deep networking and acknowledging that we’ll each make mistakes and learn from them. We know success. We know fun. Come do both with us.”

Their open positions are listed on their website. To apply to their Vermont clean energy jobs, prepare your resume and cover letter (both in PDF format) describing what interests you about the position, why you believe you’d succeed at it, and one of your greatest accomplishments. Please do include a cover letter – it helps them get to know you!

Announcing PAID Research Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate STEM Students

The Office of Science / US Department of Energy is pleased to announce paid research internship opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The application system for the  Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program is currently open, with all applications due by 05:00 PM Eastern Time on January 12, 2018.

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program places students from 2 and 4 year undergraduate institutions as paid interns in science and engineering research activities at DOE national laboratories and facilities, working with laboratory staff scientists and engineers on projects related to ongoing research programs. Appointments are for 10 weeks during the Summer term, are open to US Citizens and US Lawful Permanent Residents, include a weekly stipend, reimbursement for one round trip domestic travel to the participant’s host DOE laboratory, and possibilities for a housing allowance. More than 850 internships are sponsored annually.

Application is made online. Full program information and descriptions, including links to the online application system, are available here.

Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) at GE

Design brilliant answers to the world’s biggest questions.

Across the healthcare, energy, and transportation industries, GE engineers are designing breakthroughs that no one saw coming, but benefit millions. From creating microchip implants that grant paralysis patients new found freedom, to harnessing ocean tides to power city grids, to repurposing our jet engine technology to build the world’s fastest ship—we man our post on the forefront of innovation to move, cure, build and power the world.

Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP)

  • 2-3 year program: 3+ rotations
  • Rotational assignments are engineering projects driven by real GE business priorities
  • Advanced engineering coursework
  • Earn credit towards an M.S degree in engineering
  • Formal reports and presentations to senior leadership
  • One week world-class leadership development experience
  • Active coaching throughout the program

Search EEDP for opportunities.

Interested in Internships? They have those too! Learn more here.