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June 14, 2010

Mechanical Engineering Fall Co-op Opportunity with Emerson Industrial Automotive

Kop-Flex, operating since 1926, is a division of the Emerson Electric Co. which manufactures flexible rotating couplings for industrial applications. Located just 9 miles from UMBC near BWI, Kop-Flex offers students the opportunity to gain experience in mechanical design and manufacturing. Kop-Flex offers excellent opportunities for advancement, currently 7 of 13 engineers are former co-ops.

Co-ops will work closely with Product Engineers & mentors in the design of mechanical couplings. They will apply engineering knowledge to perform stress analysis, calculate coupling mass elastic data, produce coupling drawings, develop new and innovative products, and manage engineering projects. Project management may provide opportunities to interact with VP’s, managers, and customers. They will have the opportunity to interact with global employees and customers.

Preferably co-ops have an understanding of mechanical design, stress analysis, materials, and vibration analysis. Individuals should posses and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office and CAD software (AutoCAD is preferred).

Schedule: Preferably a full-time co-op during the Fall semester. Students able to commit at least 25 hours/week will be considered. Please indicate your availability in your resume objective. If you choose to co-op, the Shriver Center can help you maintain your student status for the purposes of scholarships, health insurance, housing and other requirements - contact Kerry Kidwell-Slak in the Shriver Center at kerryk@umbc.edu for more details.

Recommended completed courses: ENES 101 (Introduction to Engineering Science), ENME 110 (Static’s), ENME 204 (Introduction to Design w/ CAD), ENME 220 (Mechanics of Materials), ENME 221 (Dynamics), ENME 304 (Machine Design)

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Work Authorization: US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Pay: $14-16/hr

To apply: Submit your resume via UMBCworks or email it directly to Kerry Kidwell-Slak at kerryk@umbc.edu.

Deadline: June 30, 2010 - however applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply early for best consideration.

Save the Date! 13th Annual CNMS Summer Undergraduate Research Fest

Undergraduate Researchers from or based at UMBC including participants in the MARC U*STAR, HHMI, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), CRESST (Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology) Summer Internship Program, and the Summer Biomedical Training Programs are invited to present their summer research at the Thirteenth Annual UMBC Summer Undergraduate Research Fest.

When: Wednesday, August 10, 2010, 8:30 - 12 noon

Where: Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

Who: You! If you are conducting research this summer and would like to share it with the UMBC community and get some experience practicing your presentation skills, this event is for you!

RSVP: For more information, email surf@umbc.edu. The website: http://www.umbc.edu/SummerResearchFest/ will also be updated as more information is available.

Downtown 101: An Insider's Guide to Baltimore

SAVE THE DATE- June 24th
Downtown 101: An Insider's Guide to Baltimore

This event is catered to recent graduates, summer interns, new Baltimoreans, and those who are just plain curious about Baltimore! The event will be held on Thursday June 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the James Joyce in Harbor East.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a group activity and network with fellow professionals and community partners.

Event is free, but registration is required.

US Department of State Accepting Applications for Spring 2011

U.S. Department of State is Accepting Applications for Spring 2011 Student Interns

Click here http://careers.state.gov/students/programs.html#SIP for more information and to start the online application process.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is July 01, 2010.

You must be a U.S. Citizen and a student (a full- or part-time continuing college or university junior, or graduate student - including graduating seniors intending to go on to graduate school) to be eligible.

*Please read the program description and vacancy announcement for more information.*

June 24, 2010

PAID Choice Program College Night Intern Position for Fall

The Shriver Center has 1 Service-Learning Intern position open for the Fall 2010 semester. Interns play a pivotal role in The Shriver Center's Service-Learning Program, which places nearly 600 UMBC students each year at service sites. Service-Learning Interns are student leaders who aspire to take on a more challenging role to lead various service sites.

Open position:
• College Night Mentoring Program Service-Learning Intern – Assist adolescent participants of The Choice Program with academics and development of positive social skills. Intern coordinates educational and recreational activities for the program on Mondays from 5pm-8:15pm.

Each Service-Learning Intern receives a $500-750 stipend for the semester, and a Service-Learning Leadership transcript notation with their enrollment in the 096 Practicum.

To download an application, visit Service-Learning @ The Shriver Center and click on "Service-Learning Intern Application – Fall 2010” at the bottom of the page.

Applications are due to The Shriver Center by 5pm Monday, July 12th. Contact Clare Greene (clare6@umbc.edu) with any questions!

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