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AISES Summer Internship Program 2019

AISES Summer Internships
Application Deadline: February 15, 2019

The AISES(American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. Placing students in 10-week summer positions with partner agencies, the program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks.

Open Internships: 

  • BMM Test Labs Internship
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

One or two positions are available with AISES partner, BMM Test Labs. The internships will be located in Las Vegas, NV. The Intern will assist test engineers as part of a team responsible for: assessing gaming technology integrity, accountability and functionality; performing statistical analysis of gaming device and game probabilities; reviewing gaming device and system source code and assisting with the development of testing procedures.

  • Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Internships
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

Three positions are available with AISES partner, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Two positions will be available in BPA’s Transmission Services in Vancouver, WA and another position will be open in BPA’s Fish & Wildlife Program at the BPA Headquarters in Portland, OR. Applicants must be pursuing one the following degrees: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Environmental, Natural Resources or Wildlife Sciences majors.

  • USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory Internship
    Due Date: February 15, 2019

Two positions are available with AISES partner USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), the national wood research laboratory within the U.S. Forest Service. The internship will be located at the city Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin. Interns will work in the Forest Service Products Laboratory and in the field with supervisor. For the Engineering-related position, the focus will be on timber highway bridges, historic covered truss-bridges, and bridge inspection practices. For the Marketing-related position, the focus will be on technology transfer of key research results on tall-wood buildings, cross laminated timber (CLT) products, cellulose Nano-materials that have a significant market impact for the following industries: bio-chemical, bio-energy and bio-products.

Upcoming Internships

  • Two Internship Opportunities with VGT/Aristocrat in Franklin, Tennessee coming soon!

Founded in 1991, Video Gaming Technologies, Inc., is a leading North American developer, manufacturer and distributor of casino games for the Class II and emerging markets. The company has more than 20,000 terminals in more than 140 locations in the United States. For more information on AISES Scholarships and Internships please contact Brianna Hall at Email:  Ph: 720-552-6123, Ext. 119. Also, visit AISES

ASCE 2019 Mentoring Program Enrollment

College students are invited to join the fifth year of the Younger Member Forum’s Mentoring Program. Mentoring groups will consist of three to four people: a college student(s), intermediate level professional mentor, and senior level professional mentor.

Participating in this program requires a 1.5 hour monthly commitment from March 2019 to December 2019. The kickoff event with all participants will be in March 2019, date and location TBD.

Each monthly meeting will feature a topic, i.e., getting feedback on LinkedIn profiles and resumes, work-life balance, etc. Each quarter, we will gather all of the mentoring groups together at Program Meetings for refreshments and networking.

New for 2019:

•The Mentor Committee has partner with others at the ASCE Met Section Younger Member Forum to offer new engagement events at local high schools to this year’s participants.
•The Mentor Committee has adopted a push to increase the availability of open spots in the program due to demand in recent years.
•This year, we will be offering select social events alongside our normal quarterly Program Meetings.
•We will also commend all participants at the program close with certificate for their time.
•The Younger Member Forum will also promote the program to our members on social media, newsletters and through sharing audio of our discussions.

If you are interested in participating in this program please fill out a short application online for College Students here.

The application deadline is Friday, February 22nd.

Contact the Mentoring Committee Co-Chair David Pecorini at with any questions, or if you are interested in being a part of the committee.

See the program flyer for more information.

*Note: Only college sophomores and juniors may apply since spots are limited. (Exceptions will be made for current seniors and graduate students who know that they will be staying in NYC the whole duration of the program.)

Entry level hire for an Assistant PM / Super position at Cross Management Corporation

Cross Management Corporation is looking for an entry level hire for an Assistant PM / Super position, preferably someone with some construction experience or had an internship at a construction company. There initial responsibilities would be mostly the paper side of construction (submittals, change orders, estimating, etc.) plus filling in for Supers on vacation, for after hours testing, small night projects, etc.

The job would start at $20 an hour (negotiable based on experience) with benefits and they do pay overtime. The most important thing is that they are knowledgeable, ambitious and passionate to grow in the industry. Also looking for experienced PMs, Supers and Estimators.

If interested and qualified, please send your resume to Juliet Menditto at

Company website:

Speak Up, Speak Out: A Youth Summit on Policing in New York City

On February 26, 2019, the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) in conjunction with NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research and the NYU Law Center on Race, Inequality & the Law, is hosting their first-ever youth summit at New York University Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012.

This gathering is an opportunity for young people ages 10-24 from across New York City to directly share their experiences with policing, identify problems in their communities, and recommend solutions to public safety and police oversight practitioners and academics. The insights shared by participants from this event will inform CCRB’s 2019 report on youth, which will be released later that year.

This event is free and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Event link

ASCE Scholarship Spring 2019,Apply now!

This spring, the ASCE Met Section will be awarding $5,000 scholarships. Recipients must be active ASCE student chapter members or high school seniors enrolled in an accredited civil engineering program. Students must attend (or be registered to attend) a college in the Met Section (NYC, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley) or be the child of a Met Section member. Additional details about the scholarships, including copies of the application forms and a list of past recipients are provided on the ASCE Met Section website:

The deadline for applications is on February 28, 2018.Apply now!

Women’s Leadership Forum at City Tech,registration is free!!

Register for FREE and join Women’s Leadership Forum at City Tech on


AIM is a one-day forum that will enable women at all levels of leadership – from CEO and mid-level managers to field professionals and students – to engage in a series of practical workshops and action-generating conversations. During this event, we will provide attendees with leadership strategies, practical skills and new ways of thinking about their presence and future in the building industry. AIM’s goal is to engage attendees in the process of building their professional and personal leadership plan. The take-away from this event is an invaluable one – a practical growth strategy for 2019 and beyond. Meet women leaders in all phases of their career. The AIM Forum has been designed for women in the building industry at various stages in their careers. The forum is designed to integrate the needs of key professional levels, all of which are integrally tied to growing women in one of the country’s fastest growing markets – construction.


2019 CHCI New Application Deadline: February 4, 2019

2019 CHCI Fellowship Programs

Public Policy Fellowship Program

Paid Fellowship for College Graduates
Recent college graduates who earned their bachelor’s degree within two years of the program start date can take advantage of this paid nine-month fellowship, which opens doors for talented young Latinos interested in a career in public policy.

Focus Area: All Majors
Location: Washington, D.C.
Benefits: Round-trip airfare, stipend, health insurance and public transportation benefits are included.
Dates of Participation: August 26, 2019 – May 22, 2020
Application Deadline: February 4, 2019
For more information, visit our Public Polcy Fellowship FAQ page.

Summer 2019 Research Opportunity at Vanderbilt University

Applications for the summer 2019 are now being accepted for NSF REU program in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at Vanderbilt University. The application deadline is February 15th The Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. More than 40 faculty participants from the School of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and the School of Medicine inspire students by creating an atmosphere of excitement and creativity. Each REU participant will work directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and be part of the larger VINSE community.
The VINSE REU has a record of success, 70% of former VINSE NSF REU students attend graduate school and have received several awards and honors including:
·        13 NSFGraduate Research Fellowships (another 7 received honorable mentions)
·        6 Goldwater Fellowships
·        1 Gates Cambridge Fellowship
·        1 NASA Graduate Fellowship
·        3 NIH Awards: 1 Graduate Fellowship, 1 Postbac ITRA, 1 Oxford-Cambridge Scholar
·        >40% of former REU students have (or are expected to) co-author a journal publication
·        More than half of our former REU students have given a presentation outside the REU program including 21 at National Conferences funded by the REU site
·        Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
·        Seminars, workshops, and field trips
·        Group social activities and banquet
·        Optional outreach opportunities to high school students
·        Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering
·        U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
·        Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply
·        $5,000 stipend
·        $500 travel allowance
·        Room and board
Please visit: for more information or to apply.
Sarah M. Ross
Program Coordinator | Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering|615.343.6868