Mumps Outbreak on UW Seattle Campus

This message is being sent to all students, faculty and staff from the Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases

Dear Members of the UW Community,

You may recall receiving an email on February 17, 2017 notifying you about a case of mumps on the UW Seattle campus. As of March 22, Public Health – Seattle & King County has reported 20 cases of mumps in people associated with the UW Seattle campus, which so far have been concentrated among students in sororities and fraternities. However, we anticipate the number of cases among UW students will increase more broadly as the outbreak continues in King County and across Washington state.        Continue reading

City of Bellevue Utility Asset Management Internship Opportunity – Closes April 4th

Good Morning,

I am sending a link to a job posting for a City of Bellevue Utility Asset Management Student Intern position I am trying to fill.  Please distribute this to the appropriate sites or places.

 Here is the link:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuewa/jobs/1693965/utilities-asset-management-intern?keywords=Utilities&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

 The job posting closes on April 4th at 5pm. Continue reading

Employment opportunities at Goldsmith Engineering

Goldsmith Engineering  specializes in land development and general civil design. Lots of autocad work, grading plans, utility design, stormwater LID / BMP’s etc. they are looking to hire 1 possibly 2 grads that are interested in this type of work. Potentially starting part time as an internship before school is out and then full time thereafter. Would love for you to pass the word on to the class of 2017 and send any resumes my way so I can forward them to the boss.

Resumes can be sent to:

jstavig@goldsmithengineers.com

Thank you!

Joe Stavig

WSDOT Summer Engineering Internship Opportunities

Good Afternoon

I assume most of you are in Cabo or Hawaii enjoying your time away from CEE and, most likely, not reading email…but eventually you will. However, this announcement just came in and thought some of you, particularly juniors, might be interested. Just click on any of the locations and work types…the instructions for applying are within the document. And…WSDOT pays quite well for internships.

Regards

Joe Continue reading

Beware of Fake “Government” Phone and Email Scams

CEE Students (especially international students):  Beware of Fake “Government” Phone and Email Scams.  See full email below.

From: Kathy Wong [mailto:katwong@uw.edu]
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2017 8:22 AM

Subject: Fake “Government” Phone and Email Scams
Hello: A number of students have reported receiving calls and emails from individuals claiming to be government officials, asking for money. We have information on the ISS website for students about the scams, but we wanted to pass along the information to advisors as well in case students come to you with reports.

Kathy

KATHY WONG  International Student Adviser International Student Services Continue reading

Taiwan Summer Internship Program – April 24th Deadline

Summer Engineering Program at National Chung Hsing University

National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan offers a 2-week research training program for engineering undergraduate and graduate students. Tuition, accommodations, and food are provided by NCHU. Interested students should apply by the deadline on April 24.

MIKE ENGH
Program Operations Specialist, Academic Affairs
College of Engineering, University of Washington

368 Loew Hall  Box 352180
Seattle, WA, USA 98195-2180
206.685.3714
enghmw@uw.edu  /  www.engr.washington.edu

Mortenson Recruiting Civil Engineers

Mortenson Construction is currently looking to recruit civil engineers for full-time and intern positions. Interested students should send their resumes to Marianne.Rojas@Mortenson.com for general consideration and so that they can start interviewing for these positions.

Mortenson also has openings for Field Engineers (Fall 2017 graduates) with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The role will support and complete the full cycle of field coordination issues with team members, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers. Visit their website to apply.

Project Manager Position with Washington Water Trust

Washington Water Trust (WWT) is looking for an experienced professional to join their team as a Project Manager. This full time position requires a person who will partner with landowners, tribes, conservation districts, land trusts, local, state, and federal agencies to implement and fund innovative programs and projects with lasting benefits to endangered fish, streams, and local economies. Project Management methodology must include a collaborative, consultative approach in addition to a technical and scientific skill set so that high quality services are delivered which leverages flexible funds for each project.  Continue reading

Study Sustainability in the U.S. and China

POE China: Sustainability, Personal Choices in the U.S. and China is a unique study abroad experience for students seeking a shorter international opportunity. Experience Beijing and Seattle through the lens of sustainability:

  • Promote connection and conversation between Chinese and U.S. students by taking part in a flipped classroom.
  • Explore Beijing with a ten day study abroad experience at Tsinghua University.
  • How do Seattle and Beijing meet their residents’ needs for food, water, energy and waste disposal?
  • Examine the role of personal choices in affecting change towards social economic and environmental sustainability.

This is a unique opportunity to study abroad for ten days (December 12th to the 21st) in Beijing, China to culminate a Fall quarter course exploring sustainability and personal choices (ENVIR 239. Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts). This course introduces students to the implications of and approaches to sustainability, defined by the World commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission) in 1987 as “meeting the needs of society of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Learn more and apply at: : bit.ly/POEChina.

Entry Level Civil Engineering Position at Gray & Osborne

Gray & Osborne currently has an opening for an entry-level civil engineering position at their Wenatchee, WA office. Primary responsibilities including providing planning, design, and construction support for water, sewer, stormwater, and transportation projects for municipalities and special purpose districts in Washington State. Duties may include the preparation of planning documents, engineering reports, plan, specifications, and estimates for projects. Duties may also include providing construction management support activities such as submittal review, resolution of construction issues, and field observation of construction activities. This position is under the direction of a licensed professional engineer.  Continue reading