Monday, August 18, 2014

PHYS 570R - Fall 2014

Study Abroad Callouts

The Office of Global Engineering Programs will be holding 2 general callouts for study abroad programs next week:

August 27th, 5-6:30, Hampton 1252
August 28th, 5-6:30, Hampton 1266

All engineering students can get information and ask questions regarding all types of study abroad programs and scholarships.

The deadline to apply for the Colombia full tuition scholarships is September 12th! The deadline for Spring 2015 semester programs in September 15th. 

Would you please pass this along to your students?  Pizza and snacks will be available!

Best regards,
Jill Churchill
Undergraduate Int’l Programs Coordinator
Global Engineering Program, Purdue University
550 Stadium Mall Dr. HAMP 1259
West Lafayette IN 47907

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Military Family Research Institute Undergraduate Internship Syllabus and Opportunity - Fall 2014

Military Family Research Institute Undergraduate Student Intern Syllabus
Fall 2014

Supervisor:  Martina Sternberg, PhD
Phone: 765.496.3469
3 Credit Course
Course Overview 
The purpose of this three credit internship program is to assist undergraduate students pursuing a wide range of majors to become more informed about military families.  Through a combination of practical experiences and exposure to academic and lay resources at MFRI, students will apply their skills to supporting military families.  Upon completion of the internship program, interns will receive a certificate of gained knowledge to aid in future work with military families. MFRI student interns will:

1.   Learn about military culture and the unique characteristics of military families through assigned  reading materials such as but not limited to, MFRI Hot Off The Press (HOTP), Ebriefing, learning meetings, and job specific assignments
2.   Have opportunities to develop  leadership and initiative
3.   Gain additional knowledge that integrates career desires and experience with military families
4.   Be accountable for job etiquette and professionalism

Course Objectives
1.   Expose students to  real-world situations where they can gain experience in the application of outreach and/or research through observation, data entry, and participation
2.   Facilitate the integration of knowledge gained from coursework with applied experience
3.   Help students integrate knowledge of military culture and experiences in their chosen career path

In order to successfully complete this internship program, students must meet the following requirements:

1.   Complete 45 or more hours of work directly related to military families.
2.   Meet all responsibilities set forth by the on-site supervisor (EX: complete work assignments, report to work on time as scheduled, etc.).
3.   Attend learning meetings.
4.   Read HOTP, Ebriefing and other assigned or personally selected materials that will complement or supplement knowledge gained from work assignments.
5.   Complete a presentation to undergraduate students and select MFRI staff related to military families each semester 
6.   Complete a summary questionnaire at the conclusion of the internship

The internship supervisor determines your duties and responsibilities, and communicates them to you.  You should have a clear understanding of what these are at all times, so it is your responsibility to ask questions and seek guidance appropriately.  You should also have regular contact with your supervisor so an exchange of information can take place.  You must take responsibility for initiating this contact, and for making sure you clearly understand what is expected of you. 

You will give a presentation in the course of the semester on a topic related to military families and agreed upon by your internship supervisor. The presentation will be presented to all student interns and interested MFRI staff.

Problems and Questions
If you have any problems, contact your supervisor/director ask for help, advice, or clarification.  If the matter is not resolved satisfactorily please contact me. 

Gail Schrader
Military Family Research Institute
Hanley Hall, Room 210
1202 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055

Purdue University
PH:  765-496-3403
FX:  765-496-3362

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Part-Time Fall Internship Opportunity

Purdue undergraduates can intern with a local startup in Advanced Manufacturing, Biotech, IT, or healthcare. Or contribute to interdisciplinary research on campus.

For details and application visit Use your career account to login and see all available positions.

Callout is August 26, 2014, 6-7pm in Rec 114.

Application deadline is August 28, 2014.

Discovery Learning Research Center programs
Interns for Indiana (IfI)
Matches qualified students with Indiana high-tech start-up companies. 
  • Juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Attend class Thursdays @ 4:30 pm
  • Spend 125 hrs minimum on project (10 hrs/wk)
Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI)
Involves Purdue undergraduates in the interdisciplinary research environment of Discovery Park. Provides opportunities for students to work with Discovery Park faculty on cutting edge research projects that involve two or more disciplines.
  • Sophomores, juniors and seniors.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA. 
  • Attend class Thursdays @ 4:30 pm
  • Spend 125 hrs minimum on project (6-10 hrs/wk)     
These programs are open to full-time undergraduate students working toward their first Baccalaureate degree in any major.  Students receive a scholarship for successful participation

For details and application visit Use your career account to login and see all available positions.

Callout is August 26, 2014, 6-7pm in Rec 114.

Application deadline is August 28, 2014.