Cybersecurity Careers at NSA Mean Stronger Security for the Nation

Every business in the nation needs cybersecurity professionals to protect data, networks and programs. At the National Security Agency (NSA) we’re in the business of safeguarding the nation’s most sensitive information, so the stakes are even higher.

Not only will you defend networks and prevent adversaries from stealing classified data at NSA, you can also work the offense side of the mission by collecting, processing and disseminating information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes.

As an NSA employee, you’ll earn a solid income and take pride in knowing that your work contributes to the safety and security of the nation. There’s more:

  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance
  • Advance your career through internal and external trainings
  • Work in a friendly environment that values diversity, inclusion and innovation

Openings Now Available

NSA has multiple openings for entry- and mid-level cybersecurity professionals. (Please use a desktop computer to activate the link or search by Job ID and apply online.)

Computer Network Analyst – Entry/Mid-Level – Job ID 30000388

Computer Network Operator – Entry/Mid-Level – Job ID 30000387

Apply now by clicking the link above. If your skills match our qualifications, NSA will contact you for an interview.

Learn more about NSA career opportunities at IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSA.

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5-min research survey: green games at UW

UW students, staff, faculty – got 5 minutes for a survey about “green games”?

 We are seeking responses from anyone in the UW community – students, staff, postdocs, and faculty at all three campuses – regardless of your gaming or environmental background. The survey takes just a few minutes to complete and is intended to evaluate interest in environmentally-themed games (“green games”) at UW. All respondents that complete the survey by Feb 28th can be entered into a drawing for one of five $25 gift cards (must provide a UW email address).

Link to survey: https://tinyurl.com/uwgreengamesurvey

And please help our research by sharing this survey link with anyone at UW!

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Info Session Career Opportunities through Snohomish County (Feb. 23)

Snohomish County supports career opportunities, including internships, that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study.  The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principles and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field.

Next Friday February 23  Washington NASA Space Grant will host employees from Public Works Engineering Services and Public Works Transportation & Environmental Services who will be leading an info session from 2:00 – 3:30pm to talk about the work of their department/division and specifically about the internship program. Staff from the Human Resources Office will be present to explain the application process and answer any question. Location: Johnson Hall room 162.

RSVP for this information session.

For more information contact Isabel Carrera at micz@uw.edu.

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2018 NTU IoX Summer Research Program

We are now accepting applications for the coming 2018 NTU IoX Summer Research Program!

All qualified undergraduate/graduate students across the globe are welcome to join us this summer at the National Taiwan University!

Program Duration:
July 11th – August 22nd

Application Deadline:
March 5th

For research theme and more details, please see the application form below:(Fillable when downloaded)

.pdf:https://goo.gl/gzQqnC

.docx: https://goo.gl/QbptF9

To learn more about the NTU IoX Center, check out our official page (http://iox.ntu.edu.tw/) or write to  event@iox.ntu.edu.tw

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2018 Washington Space Grant SURP student applications are open!

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) offers students the opportunity to work in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) research position that will complement their studies. Student researchers work under the guidance of a faculty member, postdoctoral scholar or research scientist at the University of Washington.

Students currently working on a research project or interested in working with a specific faculty member may request that project and/or faculty member on their application form. (Faculty applications are separate and are available at http://waspacegrant.org/for_students/student_internships/wsgc_internships/SURP_for_faculty.html).

Applicants looking for opportunities are selected by a faculty member supervising individual projects. Once selected, the student and faculty adviser establish a schedule of work time and goals for the project. Students may apply for either part-time or full-time positions.

Eligibility: UW undergraduate students in good academic standing who are interested in research in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM fields) are eligible to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Washington state residents.

Program Dates: June 18 – August 17, 2018

Research Schedule: Each faculty member-student team will develop a schedule that fits their particular time constraints and project needs.

Award rates: Part-time researchers will receive $2,500 for the nine-week program; full-time researchers will receive $5,000. Awards will be disbursed throughout the summer.

Program Requirements:

  • Attendance at the SURP orientation meeting on June 18, 2018.
  • Responsible adherence to the schedule of work set up between student and research adviser.
  • A written project abstract due at the end of the eighth week of the program.
  • Respond to requests for research project updates.
  • Attendance and participation in a weekly two-hour seminar meeting.
  • A 10-minute presentation to seminar participants on the student’s research
  • An “action photo” of the student researcher working on their project.
  • A research poster summarizing the student’s project, due upon completion of the program

To apply, please visit: http://waspacegrant.org/for_students/student_internships/wsgc_internships/SURP_for_students.html

For more information contact Isabel Carrera Zamanillo at micz@uw.edu

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IEEE Young Professionals Events

Hello Everyone!

I would like to invite you to two networking events this month organized by IEEE Young Professionals. Both events are open to IEEE members and Non-IEEE, however, members will receive a discounted ticket rate. Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP early!

The first event, UW WiBotic Tour & Demo, is scheduled for February 21st, 2018 from 6:15-8:00 PM. You will get the opportunity to meet and learn from WiBotics founder, University of Washington Alumni Ben Waters (Ph.D. ’15) and Associate Professor Joshua Smith as they discuss how their company aims to tackle wireless charging systems. Students can register for $5, IEEE members for $10, and Non-IEEE for $15. (light snacks will be provided with RSVP registration). RSVP Link. Please refer to the attached flyer for more information and locations.  Contact sharyar.khalid22@gmail.com or joeythai@ieee.org for additional questions.

The second event, Whirlyball in Edmonds, is scheduled for February 23rd, 2018 from 6:30-9:30 PM. We debuted this event last year and it was very popular. It is best described as a combination of Basketball, Hockey, and bumper cars.  IEEE-members can register for $20, and Non-IEEE for $30. Space is limited to 16 spots! RSVP Link. Contact graj@microsoft.com or troywcoleman@gmail.com for additional questions.

Utku Eren, IEEE Young Professionals

University of Washington Liaison

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From UW’s Odegaard Library: Recommended Reads for Equity

Dear Grad Students,

Please join in Odegaard Library’s new project: Recommended Reads for Equity.

Recommended Reads for Equity engages the UW community in critical conversations, reading, critical thinking and community building; all of which are essential to lifelong learning and engaged citizenship. Guided by the UW community, Odegaard Library will collect recommendations for books about equity, diversity, and inclusion and create opportunities to share recommendations and hold conversations and discussions as a whole campus community. The community’s recommendations will be used to build a new book collection in Odegaard Library, ultimately creating a lasting legacy of UW’s commitment to equity.

We are currently accepting recommendations through our online form. We’d love to hear your reading recommendations! Submit online athttps://tinyurl.com/reads4equity.

Please feel free to share the form with colleagues and students within your networks. If you have questions or comments, please contact Odegaard staff members Emilie Vrbancic at vrbancic@uw.edu or Steve Weber at seweber@uw.edu. This project is sponsored by a UW Diversity and Inclusion Seed Grant and the University of Washington Libraries.

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Arch 436-Building Acoustics-Spring 2018

Tuesdays and Thursdays

5:30-6:50 PM

3 CR

D. Heerwagen (deanh@uw.edu)

Arch436 Building Acoustics Flyer

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UW Winter Job & Internship Fair (2/15/18)

Interested in an opportunity to meet with more than 130 employers, all eager to recruit UW candidates? Looking to explore fields and industries, and create connections that could result in your next job or internship?

Then join us for the 2018 Winter Job & Internship Fair!

 

Date & Time: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 from 2-6 PM

Where: HUB Ballrooms

Who: All UW Students, Alumni, and Community Members from all majors & disciplines are welcome & encouraged to attend this event.
RSVP: No RSVP required. Attendees will simply check in at Student-Check In upon arrival.

Learn More: To learn more about attending employers, the areas they will be recruiting for, ways to prepare for this event (and more!), click here.

Questions? Contact ccsevent@uw.edu

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Software development student positions with UW’s Clinical Informatics Research Group (CIRG RA 2018)

We at the UW’s Clinical Informatics Research Group (http://cirg.washington.edu) are looking for graduate and undergraduate students interested in hourly or RA positions in software development. This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience with open-source software engineering and health informatics. Our group designs, develops, and administers clinical, global, population, and consumer health information systems for both research and usual care.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated development experience with PHP or Python, and database experience with PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Comfort working with Linux systems at the command line.
  • 10-20 hours / week.

Desired experience:

  • HTML5, CSS, Javascript.
  • Development and consumption of RESTful APIs.
  • Health informatics.
  • Python Flask, CakePHP.
  • Mobile app dev.
  • Git & Git workflows.

 For more information, please contact either Justin McReynolds (mcjustin@uw.edu) or Dr. Bill Lober (lober@uw.edu), referencing “CIRG RA 2018”.

 

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