Applications now open: CCST Science Translators Showcase

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The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) is seeking graduate students, postdocs, and early-career faculty in California for the CCST Science Translators Showcase, held as part of their 2019 Science & Technology Week at the California State Capitol. Applications are due November 27, 2018. Read on for more!

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Hack.LAMobility is seeking students to help fight traffic jams

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The average LA commuter spends over 100 hours sitting in traffic every year. Imagine a future where you could spend that time doing the things you truly enjoy and live in a world without traffic jams. Hack.LAMobility, a 24-hour hackathon from November 16-17th, is seeking students to build technology and transportation solutions which will transform mobility in Los Angeles. Register by November 14th.

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Employment Opportunity: UCSB Blum Center Graduate Student Assistant

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Are you passionate about tackling poverty and inequality? Are you interested in working with student leaders across UC campuses to raise awareness and mobilize action on these issues? The Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development is recruiting a graduate student to work together with their staff to advance thinking and engagement on poverty and inequality at UCSB and UC-wide in 2018-19. Applications due TODAY, October 29, 2018.

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New Presentation Practice Room in the UCSB Library

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UCSB Library is pleased to announce a new Presentation Practice Room available for reservation by UCSB students, faculty, and staff. Located on the 1st Floor Mountain Side (room 1506), the space allows you to practice, refine, and record oral and multimedia presentations for classes and seminars, conferences, teaching preparation, Grad Slam, Lunch & Learn, thesis defenses, and other events.

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Panel Discussion: Landing an R1 Faculty Position

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Please join CSEP and CNSi next week for a panel discussion about the R1 academic job search. This event is part of their Professional Development Series (PDS) for Postdocs and Graduate Students. Lunch will be provided. RSVP Required.

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Open Innovation and Corporate Venture Funding

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Join CSEP and CNSi for a presentation by Solvay and Solvay Ventures on how Solvay promotes the transfer of technology from academia to industry through their “Open Innovation” efforts, and on the value of corporate venture funding mechanisms for startups and how they differ from traditional Angel/VC investments. Light refreshments provided. RSVP Required.

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Upcoming employer information sessions

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Join Career Services and the College of Engineering next week for a handful of employer information sessions for both local and national organizations. Come learn more about these organizations to see if they might be a good fit for your career!

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Employer information sessions this week

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This week there will be several employer information sessions held throughout campus. Join the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, the Naval Air Systems Command, Procore, and ASML Tech Talk as they describe their organizations and their full-time and internship employment opportunities that they are trying to fill with UCSB students!

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Professional Development Series: Women in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

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Starting this week, there will be a series of co-sponsored events that speak to innovation, entrepreneurship and professionalism in the business world. The series will highlight women California-based business leaders and entrepreneurs who will share their experiences building their ideas, their companies and their professional profiles. All are welcome to attend.

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World Bank Internship Program for graduate students

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The World Bank Internship Program offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas, and latest research experience into the Bank’s work and improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. The next deadline to apply is October 31, 2018.

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Insight Data Fellows Programs application deadline approaching

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Looking to transition to a career in fields like data science, data engineering, or artificial intelligence? Apply to become an Insight Fellow! The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs. The application deadline for Insight’s Fellowships is quickly approaching on October 22.

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UCSB Library Open Access Week 2018

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Open access is a new normal in scholarly publishing, where scholarly writings are available free online, with limited or no copyright restrictions, allowing authors to retain the rights to their work. International Open Access Week is an annual event that takes place the last week in October. The UCSB Library will be holding a series of events for Open Access week. Find out more here!

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