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April 2015

In this newsletter:
- General Resources & Announcements

- Graduate School Information
- Research Opportunities
- Internships, Jobs & Recruiting Events


Are you ready for professional interviews?
Review our interviewing resources, then schedule a 1-hour mock (practice) interview with a career advisor at the Lazarus Center. We’ll help you pinpoint your strengths and opportunities for improvement as you prepare for upcoming interviews.


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This is a selection of current listings. Use E-Access to find additional postings and details on the opportunities below.

Engineering Residency Program, Google, New York, NY or Kirkland, WA
Deadline to apply: July 6, 2015
This one-year program is open to all graduates who received a degree in Computer Science or or a related field within the last year (or who will receive a degree by the summer of 2015). It combines a continuing CS education with hands-on software engineering experience in a closely-mentored cohort. In addition to an intensive curriculum, the Engineering Residency Program provides residents with both a strong foundation in CS as it applies to real engineering problems as well as experience working on complex programming projects with Google engineers. The Engineering Residency Program is open to all qualified college graduates and is committed to addressing diversity in our company and in the technology industry. Those who are members of historically underrepresented groups in the technology industry are especially encouraged to apply, including women, Native Americans, African-Americans, Hispanics, veterans and those with disabilities. We currently have opportunities in our New York and Kirkland offices.

Summer Product Management Internship, Blue State Digital, Boston, MA
E-Access Job ID# 36453
Deadline to apply: May 1, 2015
The BSD summer internship program is designed to immerse interns in every element of the company: from internal creative brainstorms to meetings with our diverse group of clients, all aimed at providing interns with real-world experience of what it’s like to work at an innovative digital marketing firm. Interns will do substantive work on real projects, learn about the history of the company and highlights of our work, and collaborate a creative final project presented to the executive team. The BSD Tools ( Product team is looking for a Product Management Intern who is passionate about technology, product development, market research, customer advocacy, continuous improvement initiatives, and personal growth. You’ll spend the summer identifying ways to improve the BSD Tools platform, and working with engineers and stakeholders to make it happen. You'll assist with Product Management duties such as market and user research, scope and requirement documentation, and project planning. You should have a passion for getting to know end-users, an eye for big picture product direction, and the focus, perseverance and attention to detail to deliver high quality results. BSD is proud to pay our interns a living wage. Our internship program begins June 1st and finishes on August 28th. Interviews will begin on a rolling basis in early March; the deadline to apply is May 1st.

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program Internship, Washington, DC
E-Access Job ID# 23364
Deadline to apply: May 22, 2015
Based within AAAS Center of Science, Policy and Society Programs, the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program (SRHRL) addresses ethical, legal and human rights issues related to the conduct and application of science and technology.

Assistant Research Scientist, NYU Child Study Center Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The Autism Research Program and the Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders of the Child Study Center at the NYU Langone Medical Center are currently seeking applications for a 2-year neuroimaging research associate position, starting in May 2015. A multidisciplinary team uses a variety of MRI approaches (e.g., resting state fMRI, task-based fMRI, simultaneous EEG/fMRI, diffusion tensor imaging, cortical thickness) to examine brain function, structure and their development in children, adolescents and adults in healthy individuals, as well as those with psychiatric disorders such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism. The labs provide a highly collaborative environment where research associates have the opportunity to gain excellent research experience, with involvement in peer-reviewed publications. Responsibilities include MRI scanning, MRI and behavioral data handling, MRI image quality assessment and data processing, data analysis and scripting, database management and systems administration for the Linux server. Applicants should have at least a B.S. or B.A. in neuroscience, biology, psychology, computer sciences, engineering or other related scientific fields; however a master degree is preferable. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, prior research experience, strong written and oral communication, and the ability to work as a member of a team, as well as independently. Working knowledge of Unix/Linux environments and experience in python, BASH or a similar scripting language are required. To apply, please contact Ms. Hallie Brown ( and Dr. Adriana Di Martino ( attaching a resume or CV, including contact details for 3 references.

Business Intelligence Developer/Reporting Engineer, Epic, Madison, WI
E-Access Job ID# 34733
Apply your interest in analytics to one of the biggest challenges of our time: healthcare. As a Business Intelligence Developer at Epic, you'll help our customers make sense of the wealth of information they capture within an electronic medical record system. You'll design and develop custom reporting functionalities that will enable our customers to use their data to monitor and improve organizational practices and build the framework for predictive modeling in patient care. From consultation to analysis of business requirements to interface design, BI Developers are involved in all phases of report development and also provide internal and customer support for technical reporting issues. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in mathematics, engineering, computer science, information systems, statistics, or a related field; a demonstrated history of academic and professional success; programming experience and a demonstrated interest in statistical analysis, informatics, analytics, or business intelligence is preferred; familiarity with SQL, Crystal Reports, SAP, Oracle, MS SQL Server or other Database Management systems is a plus.

Compensation Consulting Associate, Radford, Framingham, MAE-Access Job ID# 35706
Deadline to apply: June 25, 2015
Radford, an Aon Hewitt company, is the leading global provider of compensation intelligence and consulting services to the technology and life sciences sectors. Their market-leading surveys, equity valuation expertise and strategic consulting help Compensation Committees and human resources leaders address their toughest challenge: attracting, engaging and retaining talent in innovation-based industries.



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