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Mar
17
Tue
MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award
Mar 17 – Mar 31 all-day
MSUFCU Internship Opportunity Award

If you are an MSU undergraduate participating in an unpaid internship, this program is designed to encourage and support your initiative in finding experiential learning opportunities that help you prepare for your career.  Funded by the generosity of the MSUFCU and individual donors, this program is administered through the MSU Career Services Network.

Stipend awards of up to $1,000 each are available to help cover out-of-pocket expenses related to the internship.  The number of awards and dollar amounts will be based on available program funds and demonstrated student interest and need. (Many awards will be for less than the maximum $1,000 award.)

Summer 2020 internships must occur during a significant period between May – August, 2020.

Application Process:

  • log in to D2L system at D2L.msu.edu and click on “Self Registration” and then select class option “MSUFCU Intern Award”
  • Complete and submit the application survey form
  • Upload your current resume
  • Upload your personal essay (see essay instructions below)
  • Note: You should receive a confirmation email after completing each of the above actions

Application Checklist: 

__ Online application completely filled out. Provide information about the internship you are most likely to secure if you have not already secured (accepted) an internship position.
__ Personal Essay – One page (about 500 words) describing your academic and career goals and how this internship fits into your strategy for achieving your goals. You are encouraged to demonstrate your passion for your internship opportunity as well as make your case for any financial considerations (e.g., out-of-pocket expenses) that are affecting your ability to pursue your internship. If you have not yet secured one, describe the #1 priority internship you are pursuing.
__ Current Resume

Mar
18
Wed
Vehicle Wrap Design Challenge
Mar 18 – Mar 31 all-day
Vehicle Wrap Design Challenge

What Should The Dataspeed Team’s Self-Driving Vehicles Look Like?

Submit your vehicle wrap design for a chance to win a $500 cash prize and be displayed on up to three autonomous vehicle shuttles transporting select attendees during the 2020 North American International Auto Show media days! Your designs could be in the spotlight of news and press stories!

Learn more about Dataspeed, its partners, and the Michigan Mobility Challenge the vehicles are being developed for HERE.

Design submissions must exhibit the following:

  • Dataspeed logo at least 2 feet in length on the left, right, and front of the vehicle
  • AM General, Comet Mobility, Easterseals, and Michigan State University logos at least 12 inches in length each on at least the left and right side of the vehicle
  • The 2020 NAIAS Michigan Mobility Challenge logo at least 12 inches in length on at least the left & right side of the vehicle
  • The text “Automated Vehicle” positioned, at minimum, on the rear of the vehicle. Left and right sides of the vehicle, if possible
Mar
23
Mon
Vote 2020: Student Poster Design Initative
Mar 23 – May 1 all-day
Vote 2020: Student Poster Design Initative

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Design educators have the capability to help students get civically involved, and student designers have the power to inspire the public to register to vote in the 2020 local and general elections. 

This year, the Vote 2020 student poster design initiative helps promote civil engagement by enabling students to design an original, nonpartisan poster for print or social media use. We welcome entries as part of a class assignment or done independently by students outside of class.

Poster will be reviewed by a panel of design educators.

RECOGNITION:

  • UCDA Design Conference Registration—the winning poster designer along with their professor/faculty advisor will receive free registrations to the UCDA Design Conference.
  • Designer Magazine Recognition—the winning poster will be featured in UCDA’s award-winning Designer magazine.
  • Honorable Mention—up to ten honorable mentions may also be awarded and displayed in Designer magazine.

TO ENTER:

  • Poster must include “Vote 2020”
  • Poster should encourage, inspire, or remind the public to register to vote
  • Poster must be nonpartisan and apolitical (without political content or bias)
  • Please provide name and contact information of both the student/designer and the professor/faculty advisor.

FILE FORMAT:

  • 11″ x 17″ 300 dpi PDF (fonts and images embedded)

DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS:

  • Extended to May 1, 2020

WINNERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Extended to June 1, 2020

SUBMIT:
Please email your pdf file to info@ucda.com

CONTACT:
info@ucda.com or 615-459-4559 for more details

Mar
30
Mon
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising

Undergraduate Research Peer Advising Hours will be held virtually via zoom on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT) starting Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 17. Students are required to sign up for a 20-minute peer advising session using the following form below:

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Peer Advising: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xqoBwXL8YgY9zdy_lYP-sKo8Y1kCpEupei0x-Jc1_BM/edit#gid=0

Although campus has gone virtual, we understand research still continues. Therefore, we brainstormed some topics students might consider seeking assistance with, such as:

1.       How do you make the most out of this experience?

2.       How to does research-from-home look like?

3.       How do search/apply for summer research opportunities online?

4.       How do you communicate with your research mentor re: plans for next semester?  (virtually/remotely)?

5.       How do you end/negotiate your experience on campus?

6.       How do you reach out to faculty at this moment?

7.       How do you manage time/stay on track?

 

Apr
2
Thu
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising

Undergraduate Research Peer Advising Hours will be held virtually via zoom on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT) starting Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 17. Students are required to sign up for a 20-minute peer advising session using the following form below:

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Peer Advising: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xqoBwXL8YgY9zdy_lYP-sKo8Y1kCpEupei0x-Jc1_BM/edit#gid=0

Although campus has gone virtual, we understand research still continues. Therefore, we brainstormed some topics students might consider seeking assistance with, such as:

1.       How do you make the most out of this experience?

2.       How to does research-from-home look like?

3.       How do search/apply for summer research opportunities online?

4.       How do you communicate with your research mentor re: plans for next semester?  (virtually/remotely)?

5.       How do you end/negotiate your experience on campus?

6.       How do you reach out to faculty at this moment?

7.       How do you manage time/stay on track?

 

Apr
3
Fri
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising

Undergraduate Research Peer Advising Hours will be held virtually via zoom on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT) starting Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 17. Students are required to sign up for a 20-minute peer advising session using the following form below:

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Peer Advising: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xqoBwXL8YgY9zdy_lYP-sKo8Y1kCpEupei0x-Jc1_BM/edit#gid=0

Although campus has gone virtual, we understand research still continues. Therefore, we brainstormed some topics students might consider seeking assistance with, such as:

1.       How do you make the most out of this experience?

2.       How to does research-from-home look like?

3.       How do search/apply for summer research opportunities online?

4.       How do you communicate with your research mentor re: plans for next semester?  (virtually/remotely)?

5.       How do you end/negotiate your experience on campus?

6.       How do you reach out to faculty at this moment?

7.       How do you manage time/stay on track?

 

Apr
6
Mon
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising

Undergraduate Research Peer Advising Hours will be held virtually via zoom on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT) starting Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 17. Students are required to sign up for a 20-minute peer advising session using the following form below:

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Peer Advising: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xqoBwXL8YgY9zdy_lYP-sKo8Y1kCpEupei0x-Jc1_BM/edit#gid=0

Although campus has gone virtual, we understand research still continues. Therefore, we brainstormed some topics students might consider seeking assistance with, such as:

1.       How do you make the most out of this experience?

2.       How to does research-from-home look like?

3.       How do search/apply for summer research opportunities online?

4.       How do you communicate with your research mentor re: plans for next semester?  (virtually/remotely)?

5.       How do you end/negotiate your experience on campus?

6.       How do you reach out to faculty at this moment?

7.       How do you manage time/stay on track?

 

Apr
7
Tue
Virtual Interviewing (Webinar)
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm
Virtual Interviewing (Webinar)

Even before the current crisis, many employers moved to virtual interview formats for early round screening. Many companies are still excited to hire you, but that process may be more likely to move to a virtual format in the coming weeks. Join our Career Services Network Team for some tips and tricks to help build your skills for a variety of interviews!

Apr
9
Thu
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Undergraduate Research Virtual Peer Advising

Undergraduate Research Peer Advising Hours will be held virtually via zoom on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM (EDT) starting Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 17. Students are required to sign up for a 20-minute peer advising session using the following form below:

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Peer Advising: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xqoBwXL8YgY9zdy_lYP-sKo8Y1kCpEupei0x-Jc1_BM/edit#gid=0

Although campus has gone virtual, we understand research still continues. Therefore, we brainstormed some topics students might consider seeking assistance with, such as:

1.       How do you make the most out of this experience?

2.       How to does research-from-home look like?

3.       How do search/apply for summer research opportunities online?

4.       How do you communicate with your research mentor re: plans for next semester?  (virtually/remotely)?

5.       How do you end/negotiate your experience on campus?

6.       How do you reach out to faculty at this moment?

7.       How do you manage time/stay on track?

 

Apr
10
Fri
Career Exploration (Virtual) Coffee Chat
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Career Exploration (Virtual) Coffee Chat

*This is a virtual session. You will be sent the Zoom link upon registering. RSVP through Handshake is required.

Your time at MSU is filled with many choices. There’s constant pressure to “have it all figured out.” Come chat with a career advisor about exploring different options for majors and careers. Feel free to enjoy your own coffee, tea, or hot chocolate during this session!