Category Archives: Perkins Sponsored Events

Latinos in Sustainability event – A Discussion on Solar Energy on 09/18/19

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Latinos in Sustainability – A Discussion on Solar Energy – Wednesday, September 18
Join the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, NYC Professional Chapter (SHPE-NYC) at our next Latinos in Sustainability event: Solar Projects in NYC and Puerto Rico

Guest Speaker

Dr. Jorge E. Gonzalez
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Grove School of Engineering
The City College of New York

In his talk, Prof. González will share his expertise in challenges, opportunities, and emerging trends in low carbon energy technologies for buildings including; solar photovoltaic for electricity, solar thermal energy systems, phase change materials for thermal storage, and combined heat and power systems. Case studies in New York City, the Caribbean, and California will be used to illustrate the deployment of these technologies as well as the market opportunities.

Reception to follow. Food and drink will be provided. Please RSVP in advance.

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: TOTO USA

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Pathway to Federal Careers Webinar Series

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (the Initiative), in collaboration with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), will be facilitating online workshops aimed at Hispanic students to provide information on careers in public service. Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Initiative and OPM will be hosting a series of webinars for current students and recent graduates on the Pathways Programs, Navigating USAJOBS, and Writing a Federal Résumé. If you have questions on how to apply for a federal job or are curious about working in the federal government, this webinar series is for you! Starting Tuesday, Sept. 17, this weekly webinar series will be held at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT). Sign up for each session at the links below.
  • The Pathways Programs for Students and Recent Graduates: The Pathways Programs are the only programs for students and recent graduates that can provide opportunities for permanent federal employment. Participants will learn about internships, recent graduates, and Presidential Management Fellowship Programs. 
    • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 
    • Time: 3 p.m. ET 
    • Duration: 60 minutes 
    • Registration
  • Navigating USAJOBS: This program provides insight into the main online federal jobs portal, You’ll learn how to search for federal jobs, maximize your search results, apply for federal jobs, and manage a USAJOBS account.
    • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 
    • Time: 3 p.m. ET 
    • Duration: 60 Minutes 
    • Registration
  • Writing a Federal Résumé: Did you know the key to a successful job search is a well written résumé tailored to a particular job? This session dives into unique aspects of the federal Job Opportunity Announcement (i.e., the job posting), how to tailor a federal résumé, required information for a federal résumé, and the federal hiring process.
    • Date: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 
    • Time: 3 p.m. ET 
    • Duration: 60 minutes 
    • Registration

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Two day workshop on Artificial Intelligence by NYC-AI on October 26 and 27 at NYU

Free two day workshop on Artificial Intelligence held by NYC-AI on October 26 and 27 at NYU. The workshop is for undergraduate students from underrepresented groups with little or no experience in computers. It is a great opportunity for students to learn about programming in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Click here to sign up for free!

Interested to work as a Peer Adviser? Apply now

Hello readers!

Perkins Peer Advisement (PPA) program is recruiting Peer-Advisers for the following five majors: ArchTech, CMCE,CET,ETET and MET! See the application attached in this post to know the requirements.

To apply, download and complete the form and email it to Professor Villatoro at or drop it off at the reception of 4th floor in Voorhees building.

You can also download the Word version of the form by clicking here or find it under Files tab on the PPA homepage.