Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

2019 Student Scholarship Awards

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: www.ascemetsection.org/scholarships.

The deadline for applications is on February 28, 2018.

Apply to the 2019 NEW Leadership New York Summer Institute

Are you an undergraduate female student aspiring to become a public service leader? Apply to the 2019 NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute
May 28 – June 3, 2019

DEADLINE March 1, 2019

New Leaders will take part in training sessions, experiential workshops and field trips to help them explore and develop their own leadership capacity.
Students will receive an introduction to the women’s rights movement, politics and policy making, campaign and community organizing, coalition building in diverse and global communities, and advocacy skills. Networking, mentoring opportunities and special events will also take place throughout the week.
New Leaders will receive a Certificate of Achievement upon successful completion of the program and are encouraged to implement a project back on their home campus or community for which they can receive a mini-grant from the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society.
For more information:
Visit us at NEW Leadership New York website, and take a look at the NEW Leadership New York Brochure.
Contact Bilge Avci, Program Coordinator, at BAvci@albany.edu or (518) 591-8762

Eligibility and Application Process
The program is open to undergraduate students (or recent graduates) enrolled in any New York State college of university AND to all New York State residents who are enrolled as undergraduates in out-of-state schools.
Applicants should demonstrate interest and experience in developing leadership skills and are expected to have at least 3.0 GPA. Under certain circumstances, applicants with GPA below 3.0 will be considered, however, they must provide strong justification for why they should be considered.
The program is provided free of charge to all participants. Housing, meals and parking permits at the University at Albany are also provided free of charge to participants. (Travel expenses of applicants to and from the institute site are not reimbursed.)
Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society. All materials must be postmarked or received via email by March 1st, 2019.
Those chosen as finalist to attend NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute conference will be notified shortly after.
The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society strongly encourages women from diverse backgrounds-including women of color, LGBTQ+ women, first generation college students, and returning and international students – to apply to the NEW Leadership™ New York.
NEW Leadership™ New York is supported by individual donations as well as contributions from organizations, businesses and academic partners with some scholarships designated for individuals with specific identification.

More about: The NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute is a fully funded, intensive, one-week residential program to educate college women about the political process and teach them to become effective leaders. NEW Leadership™ New York (NLNY) is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective political engagement and community organizing.
NLNY, the only National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership™ program in New York State, is administered by the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS), Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York.
Graduates of the NEW Leadership™ New York Summer Institute join the national NEW Leaders Network administered by the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University.

Complete the application, your resume and official copy of your transcripts electronically mto Bilge Avci at the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society via email at
Bavci@albany.edu.   If you have any questions, please contact us at
Bavci@albany.edu or call 518.591.8762.

Engineering for Kids- Part Time instructor wanted!

Company Description: Engineering for Kids introduces kids, ages 4-14, to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education through after-school programs, in-school classes, camps and workshops all aimed at developing problem-solving skills.

“Inspiring the next generation of engineers.”

Job Description:

Position: Part Time Instructor- Thursday

• Be familiar and able to teach the provided curriculum by the time class starts.
• Lead classroom in required curriculum without any assistance. Classroom size of at most 24 students at different age group. Age group is divided by Junior class (4 – 6 years old) and Senior class (6 – 13 years old). Class runs about 1 – 1.5 hours in 6-weeks, 8-weeks, 10-weeks, 12-weeks sessions.
• Responsible for preparing a suitable learning environment for students, supplying class with necessary materials and setting up classroom equipment. All lessons are project based and require students to be hands on. Require 15 – 30 minutes of prep time before the start of class and 15 – 30 minutes of clean up at end of class.
• Be able to communicate with parents, directors, principles.
• Participate in special events such as workshops, training, etc. Travel to site, school, camps, festival, events, parties, etc. are at personal expense.
• Experience with LEGO® Robotics is a plus.
• Experience with Scratch program is a plus.
• Experience with Makey Makey & littleBits is a plus.
• Background in engineering, science, or teaching/child care is a plus.
• Must be flexible and dependable to work on Thursdays from 2:30PM – 5:30PM.
• Must be able to travel to Manhattan.
$15-20 per hour of teaching class.
Please contact schau@engineeringforkids.com

2019-20 AISC Scholarship Application Now Open!

2019-20 AISC Scholarship Application Now Open!

AISC Scholarships: More Than $138,000 To Be Awarded

AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction ), with funding from members of the steel construction community, will award more than $138,000 in student scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year. New this year, architecture majors are eligible for a select number of AISC Scholarships funded by the AISC Education Foundation.

The application for the 2019-20 AISC Scholarships program can be accessed through our scholarships website. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019. Winners will be announced in August.

To view eligibility requirements, a full list of available scholarships, and to link to the application, visit www.aisc.org/scholarships.

Maria Mnookin
AISC University Programs
American Institute of Steel Construction

130 E Randolph Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601

AISC | Smarter. Stronger. Steel.