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How to Prepare for Phone or Virtual Interviews

Article by Aja Frost of The Muse.

“A colleague of mine once compared phone and Skype interviews to take-home tests.

“You still need to study,” she explained. “But you can also have everything you need in front of you.”

If you’re wondering what exactly is “everything you need” and how you should you prepare your materials so it’s not totally obvious you’re shuffling through papers or reading over your notes, good news—we’ve got all the answers to help you properly prepare for your next remote interview.” Read more.

NOVA’s “What the Physics?!” Internship at WGBH Educational Foundation

NOVA’s “What The Physics?!” video series explores deep questions about the nature of our universe and surprising physics phenomena, with a light, comedic tone. Episodes demystify topics from consciousness to black holes to the physics of texting. Interns will have the opportunity to film, animate, edit, research, and write scripts, working closely with the show’s creator and host, Greg Kestin.

Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to work with others
  • Interest in science, communications, and video production
  • Experience in animation
  • Experience editing video (preferably in Premiere Pro)
  • Experience with Photoshop/Illustrator a plus
  • Women and people of color are encouraged to apply

Learn more in Handshake. Deadline 4/30.

Information Technology – STANDOUT – Emerging Leaders Camp

Procter & Gamble invites SOPHOMORES to experience how P&G transforms the way business is done through technology and innovation every single day by participating in their STANDOUT – Emerging Leaders Camp. Emerging Leaders Camp is a once in a lifetime WOW experience for top candidates!

Join P&G for an all-expense paid 3 day trip to their global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio to see what P&G stands for and why it is the place for you!

Meet their leaders, learn about their brands, the amazing careers they nurture and grow, and the millions of lives you can impact along the way.

You will be with 200 of the best top candidates from around the country.

You will have a BLAST and a chance to walk away with an internship with P&G for the summer of 2020!! They will be holding on site interviews for an internship for 2020. Emerging Leader Camp will be August 6-9, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Learn more in Handshake.

Pi (π) Day 2019

March 14th marks the 32nd annual π Day! It is a day to celebrate this never-ending number (3.14159 . . .)

According to the folks at careeronestop.com, the list below includes 25 of the careers that have the strongest demand for math skills. “Bright outlook” indicates that the field is expected to either grow rapidly in the next several years, have large numbers of job openings, or both:

Opportunities at Tesla

At Tesla, they’re solving the world’s most important problems with talented individuals who share their passion to change the world. Their culture is fast-paced, energetic and innovative. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with office locations around the world, they work to build an inclusive environment in which everyone, regardless of gender, race, religion, age, or background, can do their best work.

They have a number of opportunities listed in Handshake. Below are a few we thought our STEM students would be interested in:

Biomechanics Team Research Assistant at ORISE Department of Defense

Applications are now being accepted for a research assistant in biomechanics at the U.S. Army Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM), located in Natick, MA, USA. The mission of USARIEM is to optimize Warfighter health and performance through medical research (www.usariem.army.mil).

As military readiness is a top priority, the ideal candidate will assist in conducting research on the biomechanics of overuse injury risk with a focus on the lower extremities.

This individual will participate in research activities ranging from study conception to data collection and analysis to manuscript publication.

Appointments will be awarded for 1 year, potentially renewable up to 4 years, and will be offered through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE).

Current research protocols include exploring associations of human movement (walking, load carriage and running), performance and musculoskeletal injury risk utilizing standard motion capture techniques and inertial measurement units (IMUs). The individual will assist with additional activities necessary to enable data collection including IRB paperwork, subject scheduling and coordinating study team member schedules for data collections. The individual will process and analyze motion capture and IMU data plus write-up and present results in abstracts and at conferences.

Learn more in Handshake. Application deadline 2/28.

Open Positions at Facebook for CS and Math Majors!

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through their family of apps and services, they’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether they’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Their global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways.

Do YOU want to build new features and improve existing products that more than a Billion people around the world use?

Are you interested in working on highly impactful technical challenges to help the world be more open and connected?

Want to solve unique, large-scale, highly complex technical problems?

Then consider these position now open in Handshake! Click the position titles to view full description.