FABE Weekly Undergraduate Student Newsletter
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Upcoming Events:
FABE Weekly Seminar Series
Join us every Tuesday from 1:50 - 2:45 p.m. in Ag Engineering 219 for the weekly FABE seminar series.

This Tuesday, September 4th will feature Mary Maloney, Director of OSU Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

Ms. Maloney will present  Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens—it’s more than pretty flowers!
2018 Education Abroad Expo
Tuesday, September 4, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Ohio Union
The 2018 Education Abroad Expo is the perfect place to learn more about Ohio State’s 200+ study abroad programs. Join us on Tuesday, September 4 from 2 – 6 p.m. in the Archie Griffin East Ballroom at the Ohio Union. Students can talk one-on-one with the experts and find out about the myriad of ways to study abroad at Ohio State. Visit the   Office of International Affairs   for all the details.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Upcoming Events
Thursday, September 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Scott Lab E004
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). SASE is a national organization that is committed to helping scientific and engineering students of Asian heritage to succeed professionally and academically. SASE hosts several professional development events throughout the year. Our upcoming event is an info session with Accenture, which is happening on Thursday September 6th
Informational Session: Gladden House Materials Science mentorship Program
Tuesday, September 4, 5:30 - 6:00 p.m., 184 Watts Hall
Interested in mentoring 5th grade students and sharing the joy of materials discovery? We are kicking off a pilot program to engage youth in the community in not only materials science but also provide mentorship for next generation science and engineering leaders. The year-long series of activities will occur one Friday a month at 4:30pm-5:30pm. We will provide rides to Gladden House. The informational meeting will be on Tuesday, September 4 @ 5:30pm-6pm in Watts Hall Room 184.
State of the Science: Understanding Algal Blooms
Thursday, September 13, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Ohio Union
Student registration: $10, Closes September 7th
The 3rd annual Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science conference will highlight current scientific knowledge including: lessons learned from other systems, environmental and economic balance in agriculture, and moving towards solutions. Presenters will come from regional agencies and institutions, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty.

Specific topics will include:
  • highlights from recent modeling studies
  • the latest edge-of-field results
  • rates and rationale for adoption of management practices
  • monitoring and tracking nutrient inputs within the watershed

OSU CSM Industry Advisory Council Fall Networking Event
Monday, September 17, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., The Grand Event Center
The OSU CSM Industry Advisory Council (IAC) would like to invite you to our Spring Networking Event on Monday, September 17th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Grand Event Center @ Grandview Yard. This Event Promotes:
  • Ability for CSM Students to gain awareness of different companies (General Contractors, MEP Contractors, Specialty Contractors, etc.)
  • Provides networking opportunities to students that are looking for possible internships, co-ops or job opportunities
  • Creates awareness of all the great things that are happening within the OSU CSM Program

The event is free but you must RSVP in order to attend. Learn more...
Engineering Career Success Conference
Friday, September 21, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Ohio Union
Cost: $25 (inclused programming materials, padfolio and lunch)
The Engineering Career Success Conference features:
  • Employer Panel: Get advice on how to stand out in the crowd at Expo, nail on-campus interviews, land the job offer, and more
  • Breakout Sessions: Learn from experts on crucial topics such as salary negotiation, technical interviewing, and financial wellness 
  • Employer Networking: Engage with company representatives just days before the career fair
  • Professional Preparation: Participate in headshot photobooth, resume reviews, interview practice, and elevator pitch prep

A few participating employers include: Accenture, ArcelorMittal, HMB, Lincoln Electric, Marathon Petroleum, Microsoft, Midmark Corporation, Rockwell Automation, Whiting-Turner, and Worldpay
**Additional information and registration can be found on the  Engineering Career Success Conference (ECSC) website .
Women Inspire Construction
Tuesday, September 25, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m., Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Center
Do you know your value within the construction industry? Do you have the tools and confidence to negotiate not only salary, but total compensation?
In the third annual Women Inspire Construction event, we will look at what pay equity research is really telling us and why it matters. We will also discuss how women may approach compensation and negotiations differently than men in the industry. Learn more...
Engineering Expo 2018
Tuesday, September 25 and Wednesday, September 26
1:00 - 6:00 p.m., Ohio Union
The Engineering Expo is an outstanding opportunity for engineering and computer science students to meet with employer representatives and learn about co-op, internship, and career employment opportunities! The Engineering Expo will take place on two days this year! 
Students should plan to attend BOTH days because there will be different employers on each day.
SmartAg4.0 2018
Registration now open!
September 28-29
Where your revolutionary ideas build the future of farming! SmartAg4.0 is a competition for students who are passionate about revolutionizing the future of food system through technology and innovation. This year SmartAg4.0 will focus on the dairy industry with four domain topics to choose from: sustainable nutrition, sensors & smart packaging, internet of things, and blockchain. Form your team and compete against your peers in this 24-hour “hack-a-thon” style event, to pitch the best idea! Over $5,000 in prizes available! Learn more and register at  smartag4.osu.edu .
Jobs and Internships:
Have you heard about Handshake?
Handshake is Ohio State’s new university-wide position posting system where students have access to search and apply for part-time jobs, internships, co-ops, and full-time career opportunities. Thousands of jobs, internship and career opportunities are posted in Handshake as well as information on upcoming career fairs and on-campus recruiting events.

Career opportunities form FABE, CFAES, and COE will now be shared through Handshake.

Other Opportunities:
AWARES Applications Due September 15th
Aspiration for Women’s Advancement and Retention in Engineering and Science (AWARES) is   a career management skills program to prepare women STEM students for a smooth transition from college to work place. The 4th year offering of the program will start on October 3, 2018 and graduation will be on April 17, 2019.

During the program you will be paired with a woman engineer or scientist working in industry for biweekly individual mentor-mentee meetings followed by peer discussions in Learning Communities in the intervening weeks on the curriculum topics focusing on social and career management skills.

Visit AWARES website at  https://awares.osu.edu  to learn more about the program.

You can apply online for the program by visiting:

Application deadline: September 15, 2018

Contact: Dr. Gönül Kaletunç by email at  kaletunc.1@osu.edu  
or by phone at (614-292-0419) if you have any questions about the program.
Best of Student Starups (BOSS) Competition
Through a series of workshops, and individual coaching, students will be provided valuable information and coaching to make their business ideas a reality. At the end of the program, five individuals/teams will be selected to pitch their idea at the BOSS Finale on November 28th! The winning teams will be awarded funding up to $3,000 and mentorship to launch their business. 
The application is  due on Sunday, September 16 th  by 11:59pm. Learn more about BOSS at  go.osu.edu/BOSS   or to apply directly click here .
Ohio State Releases New Active Aggressor Video
It’s scary to think about, but an active aggressor could strike any place, at any time. That’s why Ohio State’s Department of Public Safety has released a new “Surviving an Active Aggressor” video to educate the campus community. The nine-minute video provides important updates to the university’s original safety tutorial released in 2015. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our top priority and we encourage all Buckeyes to watch. 
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