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September 22, 2006

Xerox ME Jobs - New College Grads & Interns

Dear Mechanical Engineering Students,

I am forwarding an email from Paula Posadas of Xerox corporation announcing
employment opportunities at Xerox. Please review and apply if interested.

Go ME!

Best regards



*Xerox Corporation has several job opportunites for ME New College Grads and Interns.*

*Type: New College Grads and Interns starting in 2007*
*Major: Mechanical Engineering*
*Level: BS or MS*
*GPA: 3.0 or greater*
*Location: Portland, Oregon (relocation provided)*
*Application Date: Open now through Oct. 20*
*Position description and more information: See attachment*
*How to apply: * Please submit your resume at this link**,PP,ME,UM

Or visit and apply to job posting # 2890

Questions: Send email to:

*Job Description:* As a Mechanical Design Engineer New College Hire or Intern, you will work on complex problems in a multi-disciplined team environment resulting in the introduction of new color printers. You will be responsible for development of mechanical components and subsystems including specification, design, analysis and testing. Responsibilities also include: Select part configurations, materials and manufacturing processes to achieve reliable function at low cost; Validate design through analysis and testing, designing test fixtures and special instrumentation where necessary; Responsible for measuring, tracking and ensuring compliance to sub-assembly performance, schedule, reliability and cost targets; Work with manufacturing engineers to develop assembly procedures, tools and measurement systems; Work with purchasing department and outside vendors to source components and assemblies; Document design and testing. / Relocation is provided for hires and interns./

*Qualifications Desired:* Pursuing or completed BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering with experience in the following areas: Developing creative design solutions to technical problems through experience in a co-op or senior project; Rigorous academic background in engineering fundamentals, and machine design, with a minimum 3.0 GPA; Structured approach to problem solving or troubleshooting; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work with fast paced, multi-disciplinary team; The ideal candidate will have demonstrated mechanical aptitude; Experience with ME CAD tools, Solid modeling (Pro-E), and FEA, a plus; Development and qualification of processes or measurement systems a plus. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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IBM Information Session - 9/25/06 - UC312

Dear Mechanical Engineering Students,

It is great to see the strong and enthusiastic interest on the part of many companies
in recruiting you. Many of you and those before you continue to be great ambassadors
of our program.

Please attend the IBM information session on Monday, Noon-1:00pm in UC312 focusing on full-time
hiring needs of IBM.

Best regards



Companies are busy recruiting with us and they want your students! This is great news I think.

IBM will be here on Monday for an information session mostly focused on full-time hiring needs. They specifically asked for ME, IT and MATH. This would be a great opportunity for your seniors.

Thanks again. I appreciate all your help in getting this information to your students.



Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with representatives from IBM!!!

Monday, September 25 - Noon-1:00pm - UC312

Free lunch provided!!!

See below for more details and RSVP to Mike Oettel at _no later than_ 9/25 at 9:00am!

**Global Business Services**

**Join a leader. Consult with us.**

**Learn about career opportunities with IBM Global Business Services, the world’s largest consulting organization, with a unique position at the intersection of business and technology.**

We hope to see you at our IBM Global Business Services Information Session.

**What does it mean to be an IBM consultant?**

* Work for an industry leader— accessing resources only a global
leader like IBM can provide
* Develop innovative solutions for the world’s leading companies
* Team with other talented professionals in a challenging and
fast-paced environment
* Learn valuable skills and enjoy unparalleled career and training
* Travel to client sites and collaborate with client teams.
* Enjoy flexibility as to where you live and how you grow your career

IBM offers exciting entry level consulting opportunities for high-performers with backgrounds in business, engineering, math and technology to join our consulting team.


**Attend this event to learn more about what IBM has to offer.**

**Information Session: Monday, September 25**

**University**** Center**** 312, 12PM-1:30PM**

Food and Beverages will be served!

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September 12, 2006

Mechanical Engineering Opportunities through Shriver Center

Students interested in any of the positions below should apply through the Shriver Center using PlacePro or contact Miryn Alcantara with any questions.

*KOP-FLEX, Inc.*
For MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 2 paid full-time or part-time co-op positions available at Kop-Flex for Fall 2006/Winter 2007. Kop-Flex is located very close to campus by BWI airport and offers UMBC students a great opportunity to gain experience in design and manufacturing. Interested candidates should forward their resume to Miryn Alcantara ( ) at The Shriver Center. Duties will include: assisting Product Engineers in the design of mechanical couplings and ujoints used in industrial, power transmission applications; performing rudimentary stress analysis using in-house computer programs; calculating coupling mass elastic data; applying engineering knowledge to modify coupling designs to meet customer specifications; other computer-related duties as assigned. Co-op engineers are expected to possess a basic understanding of machine design principles, as well as introductory engineering knowledge in the areas of stress analysis, mechanics of materials, dynamics, and vibration analysis. They should also be familiar with the use of Microsoft Office and have some familiarity and proficiency with CAD (preferably AutoCad) as well. The student will learn basic manufacturing processes, develop the ability to identify and create cost-effective designs, and become familiar with material specifications and applications. Also, the student will learn to communicate with customers and associates, while assisting the company to process day to day work.

*RMF Engineering*
Mechanical Engineering Intern Position – Baltimore, Maryland <>The prospective intern will work closely with engineers in the design of mechanical systems for Power Plants (including chilled water and boiler plants) and Infrastructure projects. Students will assist engineers in the selection and specification of boilers, chillers, pumps, controls, heat exchange and process equipment, fuel handling equipment, coal handling equipment and other power plant mechanical equipment. Students will assist in the preparation of P&IDs, specifications, calculations, cost estimates, shop drawing review, and perform field inspections. AutoCAD experience is preferred. <> The prospective intern will be required to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the school year and full time during the summer. RMF will coordinate work hours with the student’s schedule, as not to interfere with the course of study. This is a paid position and the hourly rate will be commensurate with work experience and academic performance. Students who have completed freshmen and sophomore course work are eligible for this position. RMF Engineering, Inc. is a 160-person engineering firm based in Baltimore, MD with offices in Durham, NC, Charleston, SC, Albany, NY, and Charlottesville, VA.

*National Institutes of Standards and Technology*
The Heat Transfer and Alternative Energy Systems Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology located in Gaithersburg, MD is recruiting freshman and sophomore level mechanical engineering students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for their Co-op Program. US Citizens only.

The projects that co-ops may support include:
1. Solar Energy: studies to evaluate and characterize the electrical and thermal performance of solar photovoltaic panels for building-integrated applications
2. Fuel Cells: the development of test procedures to gauge the energy efficiency of fuel cells in building applications
3. Thermal conductivity: thermal conductivity measurements of building materials using as many as five different types of apparatus, including the nation's standard
4. Wireless Sensors: development of wireless sensor networks for monitoring the condition of buildings.
5. Appliance Efficiency: the development of methods for testing and rating air conditioners, heat pumps, and water heaters; occasionally, an interval of lab testing a particular type of appliance is required

Co-ops work closely with project engineers and are primarily tasked with running tests and performing follow-up data analysis. Co-ops help with fabricating, instrumenting, and maintaining test facilities. Co-ops are also called on to do periodic instrument calibrations and computer programming. Responsibilities increase with successive terms, and the significant role played by co-ops in the group is demonstrated by several recent technical publications co-authored by students. The Heat Transfer and Alternative Energy Systems Group seeks to employ 2 to 3 students each semester.

*Alliance Engineering*
Part-time Mechanical Engineering Intern in their last year needed. The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing. Each person is expected to help out in whatever duties are required to deliver a quality product on schedule: •Size piping and ductwork, •Calculate requirements and sizes of equipment, •Limited equipment selection, •Aid in developing construction drawings and designs from concepts and schematics, •Utilize CADD software to produce construction drawings, •Identify engineering problems and is encouraged to recommend solutions, •Document existing field conditions including equipment data, pipe and ductwork routing, equipment locations, etc.

*Siemens Building Technology*
The SBT Intern-Technical position is designed to accommodate an internship in a technical or engineering job function area. The Intern will complete assigned tasks including learning and providing field technical support, modifying AutoCAD drawings and/or graphics, working out sequences of operation, developing bills of materials, and engineering database updates to help generate quality engineering submittals for and under the guidance of other Engineers. May assist Engineers and Specialists to perform job start up, checkout, and troubleshooting for systems and service jobs. Provides program or project support which may include collection and analysis of data, creation and formal presentation of drafts, reports, proposals, charts, testing results and other engineering related documentation.

The SBT Intern, under close supervision, will be assigned specific job tasks and projects during the internship period. Job assignments may include, but are not limited to composing, preparation of reports, research, proposals, charts, testing and a variety of correspondence using appropriate PC-based software packages for word processing, presentation, and database and spreadsheet applications.
Supports field operations in project and/or program assignments including providing technical, database, drafting and other engineering related tasks. Helps others plan, organize and implement project activities.
Supports department or district activities (e.g. manufacturing process improvements, auto-cad design, conducts performance testing, field project support etc.) to update, organize, and provide engineering support as needed.
Upon internship completion, creates and delivers final project assignment presentation to various management, human resources staff and other internship participants.

Current sophomore undergraduate student or higher pursuing an Associates, Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited technical school, college or university.
A 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or better cumulative GPA. Prior work experience, community involvement or participation in extra-curricular activities. Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). Must display an ability to communicate a clear understanding of their subject matter and offer informed suggestions to improve processes; respect individual differences and utilize the diverse thinking and contributions of all team members/employees.

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August 16, 2006

CWIT Job Opportunities for Students


CWIT is currently hiring undergraduates majoring in STEM-related areas to support the implementation of its ESTEEM program. Please share the position description below with students in your department.


*Dept:* Center for Women and Information Technology

*Position:* CWIT Fellow (Fall 2006)

*Purpose: *Support an after-school program focusing on technology and engineering.

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*Duties: *Support the teachers and graduate students in implementing hands-on engineering and technology curriculum. Supervise and encourage middle school students while keeping them interested and engaged with hands-on activities. Attend meetings. Help with administrative tasks.

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*Required:* Minimum GPA of 3.0. Desire to learn and work hard. Interested in working with middle school students. Position will require some evening and weekend hours. Must be available either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

*Women, minorities, and federal work study students are strongly encouraged to apply!*

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*HRS/WK:* up to 15 hrs/wk

*Pay Rate:* $8.00/hr

*Bldg:* ITE 4th Floor, Room 452

*Contact:* Alisha Sparks


*Phone:* 410-455-8433

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June 29, 2006

Job Opportunity at Maryland Precision Springs

Dear ME Students,

I am forwarding an email from our former student Mr. Gaurav Kumar who is currently working with Maryland Precision Spring in Baltimore. They have an employment opportunity for an entry level Mechanical Engineer. If interested, please visit the company web site

and apply or contact Mr. Kumar directly.

Best regards

Dr. Panos Charalambides

(Click below to read rest of message)


Dr. Panos,

I don't know if you remember but I was a student last year at UMBC. I took your finite element elective course in 2005. I am currently working at Maryland Precision Spring in Baltimore. Our company is looking for a starting mechanical engineer to work with disc springsas a Product Engineer for Rolex Disc Springs Division. If possible, can you send out an email to the UMBC mechanical engineering list to see if anyone is interested in this position.

Responsibilities include desiging and quoting custom disc springs,
optimizing manufacturing processes, helping Quality with engineering
issues, and dealing with customers when problems arise. It is a great
starting position where you learn a lot about manufacturing components and gives you a wide exposure to different kinds of applications. Anyone who found the Solids lab or the manufacturing class interesting would like this job.

Our website, contains information about our comapny and products. Rolex Disc Springs was originally located in New Jersey and recently relocated to the Maryland Precision Spring facility in March. Any help on this would be appreciated. Regards,

Gaurav Kumar
410.391.7400 x253

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