FABE Weekly Undergraduate Student Newsletter
Monday, September 10, 2018
IN THE NEWS:
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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 11th will feature Julia Behnfeldt, Associate Director & Research Integrity Officer, Office of Research Compliance

Dr. Behnfeldt will present  Research Integrity/Ethical Publishing
SIMClub Informational Open House
Friday, September 14, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., 2156 Smith Lab
S IMClub is a new student organization for undergraduate students interested in simulation and modeling. Affiliated with Ohio State's Simulation Innovation and Modeling Center, SIMClub seeks to bring together students with an interest in computational engineering whether they're true beginners or current software users.

SIMClub members will
  • gain exposure to simulation software
  • meet CAE practitioners
  • learn about opportunities for simulation-focused jobs and internships (on and off-campus)

Come to our informational open house to learn more!
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...
Graduate and Professional School Expo
Wednesday, September 19, 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., Ohio Union
Attend the upcoming Graduate and Professional School Expo on Wednesday, September 19, from 12:30 – 4 p.m. at the Ohio Union. There, students can meet with more than 100 graduate schools from across the country, explore all of their options and gather information. Admission is free to all Ohio State students and professional dress is not required. Presented by Student Life’s Career Counseling and Support Services and Students Interested in Student Affairs.
More information at go.osu.edu/GradExpoInfo
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.

Construction Career Expo
Monday, October 1, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m., Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Building
Network with over 70 companies looking for students to fill internships and full-time jobs in the construction industry. Learn more...
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.
Phishing Awareness: Report it!
A large-volume phishing attempt is targeting students. It can be identified by 3 key features: it appears as a “reply to” message, the body does not contain a greeting or signature, and clicking the link directs you to an unrecognized site. If you believe you’ve been sent this or any other phishing message, don’t click any links! Please forward it directly to  report-phish@osu.edu  and ensure your computer is up-to-date with security updates. If your email or computer begins behaving strangely, contact the IT Service Desk at (614) 688-4357 or stop in one of the BuckeyeBar locations in Thompson Library, and Tech Hub. 
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. 
2018 International Photography Competition
All students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars and alumni of The Ohio State University are invited to submit their photos to the 2018 International PhotographyCompetition. Entries will be accepted through October 8. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your original photographs from around the world. In addition to honoring the Best in Show, first, second and third place winners will be selected in the following categories: People, Places and Arts & Culture. There will also be People's Choice awards for the photos that receive the highest votes via the Facebook voting phase.


Have an event or announcement to share with FABE students, faculty, and staff? Submit your event or announcement name, date, location, and a brief description to fabe@osu.edu . Submissions must be received by noon the Thursday before the newsletter goes out.