Diversity Career Fair – January 26, 2016 – University of Washington (Seattle Campus)

The Annual Diversity Career Fair

JOBS, INTERNSHIPS! Connect with employers from AMAZON, BOEING, INTEL, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT and many, many more…….

 What:      Diversity Career Fair
When:      Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Where:     University of Washington (Seattle) – Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom
Time:       5:30PM – 8:30PM
Whom:     All Engineering Majors – All Class Levels (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad)
Dress:      Business Casual

List of participating companies: http://students.washington.edu/uwnsbe/corporate/2016_Employers.pdf  

SEAW YMF Eastside Happy Hour – Tue, Jan 19th 5pm

Join your fellow Puget Sound structural engineers in Bellevue on January 19th from 5pm-7pm from some billiards, free food, and delicious beverages.

Parlor Billiards & Comedy Club
Lincoln Square
700 Bellevue Way NE #300
Bellevue, WA 98004

Ask the hostess about a group of structural engineers or look for the white hardhat. As always, appetizers will be provided by SEAW YMF.

See you there!

When: Tue Jan 19, 2016 5pm – 7pm Pacific Time
Where: The Parlor, 700 Bellevue Way NE #300, Bellevue, WA 98004, United States (map)

APWA field trip to CH2M – Sign up now for the trip this Wed, Jan 13

CEE Majors:

APWA is offering a chance to go on a fieldtrip to CH2M this Wednesday, January 13 at 4pm, but you have to sign up now. CH2M is an important and active employer for those interested in water (in addition to other areas of CEE).  Read below. 

Civil Engineering Students,

Many of us are interested in work that improve the community. The American Public Works Association (APWA) is a professional engineering organization for people who work on projects that do just that.  All civil disciplines, from hydrology to structures, are represented in public works.

You are invited to join the APWA UW Student Chapter, a new club that connects students with jobs in public works!  We do this by hosting networking nights with local engineers, going on field trips to public works projects, and visiting companies to meet engineers where they work.  We are currently 36 members, looking to connect even more students to public works professionals. Continue reading

PNW AWWA Scholarship – Application Due Feb 26, 2016

Once again the Pacific Northwest Section of the American Water Works Association is offering scholarships to students attending colleges and universities in our region. These scholarships are intended for students whose major coursework may point them toward a career in the public water supply industry. Eligible academic areas include but are not limited to water supply operation/technology, civil or environmental engineering or public administration/finance.

Over the years, over 100 students from Pacific Northwest colleges and universities have received scholarships from this program. Last year’s nine awards ranged from $2,500 to

PNW AWWA Scholarship applications for the 2016 – 2017 academic year must be submitted by students to Dave Leland at the address below by Friday, February 26, 2016. Continue reading

SpaceScout: Help students find study spaces on campus

Use SpaceScout to find study space on campus:

UW-IT wants to remind you about SpaceScout: a web and mobile app that helps you find what you need in a study space, and includes the ability to rate and review spaces, and invite study partners to a space. Check it out at http://spacescout.uw.edu on your browser or smartphone. End the quarter successfully and find the perfect place to study!


Laura Baldwin, Service Manager
Academic & Collaborative Applications
University of Washington
Please note: I work part time and am generally in the office from 9:00-2:00, Mon-Thurs.

Summer Transportation Internships

Read on to learn about internship opportunities with the US Department of Transportation:

The US Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG). STIPDG provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and skills that will complement your academic pursuits. Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, STIPDG gives college/university students hands-on experience and on-the-job training while working on current transportation related topics and issues–and it’s PAID!  Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Civil Engineer with Civil Design Consultants, Inc. (CDC)

Civil Design Consultants, Inc. (CDC) is seeking a qualified Civil Engineer with experience in the planning, design, and construction of roads, trails, storm drainage, site development, and water and sewer utility infrastructure.

The qualified candidate shall be available full-time, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant engineering design and construction administration experience, including functional knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Microsoft Word and Excel. Education and licensing requirements include a minimum of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or related area of study and enrollment as an Engineer Intern with current eligibility for licensure as a Colorado Professional Engineer. In addition, individual skills shall be demonstrated including ability to work successfully both independently and with a project team, self-motivation, the ability to communicate clearly, technical writing, organization, project management, and enthusiasm to learn. This position has the potential for professional growth and personal advancement within the firm. Pay level and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Continue reading