Weekly Download, December 7, 2021

Events and Deadlines


Events and Deadlines


Ford Co-Op Opportunity


Ford Co-op Program
The College of Computing is working closely with Enterprise Connectivity within Ford Motor Company to develop a holistic co-op program where students will work with Ford through the academic year and summers. Ford is looking to hire up to seven additional students - that will be added to an existing team of three MTU students - to work in the area of software engineering, with the likelihood of transitioning to a full-time position upon graduation.  
View an info sheet.


Finals Are Next Week! The CCLC Is Here to Help.


Computing Learning Center

Everyone needs help sometimes, especially at the end of the semester. The Learning Center, on the first floor of Rekhi Hall, is open to ALL students enrolled in computing classes, and it's FREE! Stop by anytime from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm, Sunday through Friday, and get the help you need for success in your computing courses.


Student Employment


Research Assistant
Dr. Xiaoyong (Brian) Yuan (CS, AC), Dr. Lan Zhang (ECE), and Dr. Chunxiu (Traci) Yu (BME) are seeking paid part-time research assistants to work in the areas of reinforcement learning and brain stimulation therapy. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. The research is focused on developing reinforcement learning algorithms to enable real-time closed-loop brain stimulation therapy. This is an ideal position for motivated students interested in research about AI and neural engineering. 
Learn more here.


NSF Scholarship for Service


Scholarship for Service

New applications for the 2022-23 CyberCorps Scholarship are now being accepted. The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2022. The program provides full scholarships for up to three years of support to students who want to study cybersecurity at Michigan Tech. Visit mtu.edu/sfs for details.


Strategic Intern in Rail Program


Rail Transportation Scholarship

The Strategic Internships in Rail program is accepting resumes through December 10, 2021. This year, six firms are guaranteeing internships to Michigan Tech students, as long as a sufficient number of applications is received. Please contact David Nelson (CEE) with questions at dannelso@mtu.eduDownload an info flyer here. More information is available at http://www.rail. mtu.edu/strategic-internships- rail-sir-program.


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship


SURF Fellowship

Applications for 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURFs) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer working on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term. Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 5 pm on Feb. 11.

For more information, visit the SURF webpage or contact rhandler@mtu.edu. Two info sessions are scheduled for Dec. 14, 2-5 pm (Zoom) and Jan. 18, 2-5 p.m. (Zoom).


Academic Calendar


Academic Calendar

View the full Academic Calendar
FALL 2021
Monday, Nov 29, Classes Resume
Friday, Dec 10, Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday, Dec 13, Final Exam Period
Friday, Dec 17, Fall Semester Ends
Saturday, Dec 18, Midyear Commencement
SPRING 2022
Monday, Jan 10, Instruction Begins
Monday, Jan 17, Martin Luther King Day Recess
Wednesday, Feb 09, 10 p.m., Winter Carnival Recess Begins
Monday, Feb 14, Classes Resume


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