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STS Wire 09/19/2016

Welcome Back to STS!
In this Issue
  • Welcome Back BBQ
  • Intersect Opportunities and Call for Papers
  • SPRC 2016 Symposium
  • From Greed to Green: The Art of Sustainable Living
  • Coversations in Global Health
  • FBI Jobs and Internships
  • Management Consulting Internships
  • Facebook Data Scientist Intenship
  • AfterCollege Scholarships
STS Welcome Back BBQ
Join us for the first annual Welcome Back BBQ! Enter the raffle to win some prizes while enjoying delicious barbeque and cold beverages. No RSVP required, come celebrate at your convenience. 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11:30AM-1:30PM | Dohrmann Grove

Intersect Opportunities and Call for Papers
 Intersect, the Stanford Journal of Science, Technology, and Society is looking for editors to join their team for Volume 10! Or, submit to the journal and get published and cited on Google Scholar! You can see the most recent edition of Intersect  here.
SPRC 2016 Symposium
This two-day event is filled with presentations by world-renowned scientists, Stanford faculty, and students. Network with SPRC affiliate members and the Silicon Valley photonics industry on the beautiful Stanford University campus. More information can be found here.
September 19th and 20th, 2016 | 9:00AM-5:30PM | Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building
From Greed to Green- The Art of Sustainable Living

The Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) project began near Mumbai as a humble but bold attempt to solve these tough global problems by highlighting the importance of living a life in harmony with nature and to create a model of a community based on the principles of sustainable living.  Integrating traditional Vedic wisdom with modern approaches, GEV has made tremendous innovations in multiple areas such as alternate energy, water conservation, green sewage management, soil biotechnology, green building technologies, organic farming and animal care. GEV has won many accolades, most recently: the five-star rating from GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment), the best paper award at the 2014 International Conference on Agricultural, Ecological and Medical Sciences, and the prestigious SKOCH award - India's highest independent civilian honor.

Gauranga Das, an IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) graduate and Director of Govardhan Eco Village, will present a deep-dive on how they have employed nature's inbuilt mechanism of symbiotic recycling  and also discuss details about some of their projects like Waste Management, Water Conservation, Alternative energy, Soil biotechnology, Organic Farming, etc.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 7:00PM-8:30PM | 140 Comstock Circle, Stanford
Conversations in Global Health: Providing Health, Education, and Hope to African Slum Communities

Changemakers and bestselling authors Kennedy Odede & Jessica Posner Odede join Stanford Medicine’s Paul Costello for a conversation about their work providing health care, education and hope to African slum communities. The conversation will be held from 4:00 - 5:00 pm, with a reception to follow. 

Kennedy Odede grew up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, the largest slum in Africa. Homeless from age 10, Kennedy had no formal education until, through extraordinary acts of persistence – and the advocacy of his now-wife Jessica Posner Odede – Kennedy was admitted to Wesleyan University, graduated in four years, gave the graduation speech, and is now on Wesleyan’s Board of Trustees. Together, Kennedy and Jessica founded Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a grass-roots organization that provides a growing range of services and opportunities to slum dwellers in Kibera and throughout Africa. They operate a growing series of health clinics that provide free services to 100,000 Kibera residents, as well as a K-8 school for girls, a community water system, public toilets, a savings co-op program and more. They are New York Times bestselling authors of the story of their lives, Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss and Hope in an African Slum

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 | 4:00PM-5:00PM | LKSC 120
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Jobs & Internships
At the FBI, we’re looking for college students and graduates from diverse backgrounds to help us in our mission. We seek stand-out candidates with leadership abilities in athletics, student government, campus organizations and community involvement.
Internships and entry-level positions will get you in the door, where you’ll become an essential part of a team that makes a tangible difference each and every day. Our 36,000 employees come from dozens of disciplines and combine their expertise to anticipate threats, enforce laws and seek justice on the streets, in the courtroom and online.
We’re looking for exceptional candidates to apply for our 2017 internship and full-time positions in Cyber & STEM IT, Business, Accounting and Finance, Operations and Intelligence Support, Security, and Human Resources.
More information available here.
Management Consulting Internships
Hello from BEAM!
Are you considering applying for management consulting jobs or internships?
If so, we wanted you to be aware that this year, the larger consulting firms will be recruiting on campus for both jobs AND internships during early fall quarter.
To help you prepare, BEAM has provided a handout highlighting interview dates, employer information sessions, case interview prep labs, and online resources. You can access Management Consulting: Resources for Fall 2016 Recruitment under Resources on Handshake. 

Hiring Cycles for Different Industries
Please note that different industries will vary in their recruitment cycles. For those of you exploring opportunities in other industries, this diagram highlights approximately when employers from various fields search for new employees.  
If you would like to make an appointment with a career coach to talk about your career plans or explore options, you can login to Handshake and make an in-person, Skype or phone appointment.
Facebook Data Scientist, Analytics, Intern/Co-op
Are you passionate about Facebook’s product, analytics and technology? The Analytics team is looking for fast-moving analytics candidates and data junkies who want to make an impact. Candidates will help own analytics for a particular product or business at Facebook and work with product managers and engineers to translate the analysis into meaningful impact to the business. Please note that candidates will have a general interview and then we will make a determination of actual team assignments.
More information available here.
AfterCollege Scholarships

STEM Inclusion Scholarhship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Apply online by September 30th.

Succuro Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Apply online by September 30th.
BEAM Job Postings
Marketing Associate - Stanford's BEAM
Media Associate - Stanford's BEAM
 People Team Internship - Dow Jones & Co.
Product Manager - UC Berkley
Login to your Handshake account to view the job postings. More jobs can be found at Handshake.
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