career development and picker engineering program

March 2016

In this newsletter:
- General Resources & Announcements

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


engIN - Engineering Internship Network
The engIN database features internships from employers seeking talented students in engineering, computer science, and related disciplines. Smith College partners with Bucknell University, Dartmouth College, Lafayette College, Olin College, Swarthmore College, Tufts University and Union College to share selected internship opportunities. engIN is linked to your E-Access account. To use:

1. Log in to E-Access
2. From your E-Access home page, click on the Engineering Internship Network link under "Jump To" (left side of frame)
3. You will be automatically logged into engIN*.
4. On engIN's main menu ribbon, select Internships > CSM Jobs to see current listings.
*If you receive an error message or are not automatically logged into engIN from the Jump To link, contact Jason Bauer-Clapp ( to request a re-set of your engIN account.


The Hertz Foundation Fellowship Award
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation provides unique financial support to top U.S. students who will be pursuing a Ph.D. in the physical, biological and engineering sciences. Fellows must attend one of their partnering schools. Deadline for submission: Fall 2016.


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

Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp)
Systems Engineer
(full-time) -  Washington DC
Job ID# 44341
System Engineers at ATCorp work closely with the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA). ATCorp has now worked on more than 50 projects for the FAA, ranging from terminal and tower automation to runway safety. Our team in Washington DC is currently looking for the best Systems Engineers to help with FAAs NexGen projects. System Engineers work in our Engineering Services Division, which specializes in the design and development of large-scale, real-time, state-of-the-art systems. These engineers work in the fields of system engineering and real-time systems (e.g., air traffic control, runway safety). This team creates, implements and deploys real-time systems that are part of the FAA initiatives to improve and re-shape how America Flies. Qualified individuals will have a minimum of a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering,

Shepley Bulfinch
Materials Research Summer Intern
-  Boston, MA
Job ID# 43563
The Summer Intern will assist in doing materials research for one or more active projects at Shepley Bulfinch. The specific focus of materials research will be determined near the start of the internship. Some examples of areas of focus include: Survey of wood and stone applications in buildings local to project sites, Alternative Materials research. The internship will last six weeks during the months of June and July. The precise dates of the internship are flexible. The intern will need to work a minimum of 220 hours. The successful candidate will have a strong grasp of architectural language paired with an ability to write about architecture in the English language. Strong graphics stills are also needed as is a sharp eye for identifying details of significance. This person will be a self-starter who is able to work independently and with some direction. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program, must be returning to school in Fall ‘16, proficiency in Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), experience working in Revit is desired but not necessary.

D.E. Shaw Research
Early Career Scientists and Engineers: Computational Biochemistry Research Group

Job ID# 33143
Extraordinarily gifted early career scientists and engineers are sought to join a New York–based interdisciplinary research group pursuing an ambitious, long-term project aimed in part at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. Our group has shed new light on biomolecular phenomena such as protein folding, protein dynamics, and protein-drug interactions by directing unprecedented computational power toward the solution of key problems in the fields of biomolecular simulation and design. Successful candidates will have 0-5 years of experience and extraordinary records of achievement in the natural sciences and/or scientific software development. Submit your application material

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS)
Hardware Engineering Internship
-  Scottsdale, AZ
Job ID# 43589
GDMS engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. Responsibilities include supporting Engineers Learn systems in order to update information, entering data into various systems, learning various tools as required by assignment area, researching/Documenting various data and processes, following all safety procedures outlined by the Company.

Various engineering and technical internships in the Summer on the Cuyahoga Program
Paid 8-10 week summer internships in Cleveland, OH, with housing provided. Nearly 50 internship opportunities are currently posted in E-Access, many with March 15 or April 15 deadlines.
Example opportunities include Quality/Operations Intern with Olympic Steel (Job ID# 44067), Summer Architectural Intern with Vocon (Job ID# 42132), Software Development Intern with Flashstarts (for Ohio residents only; Job ID# 42139), Business Development Intern with BioMotiv (Job ID# 41069) and Business Intelligence Intern with Dealer Tire (Job ID# 43832).



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