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STS Wire 4/17/2017

In this Issue
  • STS Spring BBQ
  • STS Alumna, Maya Amoils, is highlighted in BEAM's Unplugged Video series
  • 2017 Spring Career Fair 
  • Spring Career Fair Women's Career Mixer 2017
  • Mind Over Money Office Hours
  • Advice from the Pros: Alumni in Media & Entertainment
  • SIEPR Policy Forum on Crime, Policing, and Incarceration
  • ASEEs 6th Annual Colloquium on Engineering Education
  • Humanities Showcase
 STS Spring BBQ
Mark your calendars! STS is hosting a Spring BBQ from 12-1:30pm on Friday, May 5 at Dohrmann Grove. Drop by at anytime to enjoy some food, fun, and great company. 

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 12:00PM-1:30PM | Dohrmann Grove

STS Alumna, Maya Amoils, is highlighted in BEAM's Unplugged Video series

STS Alumna, Maya Amoils, shares her experience at Stanford in BEAM's Youtube series: Unpluggued. She even touches on being an STS peer advisor! Maya is currently a Content and Music Marketer at Youtube.

Click on this link to hear about Maya's work on brand, content, and music initiatives at Youtube!

2017 Spring Career Fair
One more opportunity to connect with employers from a variety of industries, government and nonprofit organizations with open positions for the Summer of 2017 and more!

This event is for All Majors! You should be here if you are interested in internships, summer jobs, part or full time employment. Read more.
April 18th&19th, 2017 | 1:00PM-4:00PM | Tressider, 2nd Floor

Spring Career Fair Women's Career Mixer 2017
In the spirit of connections, BEAM will be hosting a Women’s Career Mixer on Tuesday, April 18th, 5-7pm at BEAM in collaboration with the following Student associations below. All students welcome. We will be creating a safe, inclusive, casual, and fun environment for Stanford women alumni, recruiters, and students to talk and connect. Please reserve your spot today hitting "Join Event" for this mixer as well as RVSP-ing for the Spring Fair here.
  • Stanford Women in Business (SWB) 
  • Stanford Society of Latino Engineers (SOLE)
  • Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers (SBSE)
  • Stanford Women’s Community Center- Women at Work (WCC Women at Work)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • And others!
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 5:00PM-7:00PM | 563 Salvatierra Walk
Mind Over Money Office Hours
Have money questions and don't know whot to ask? Come to Mind Over Money office hours!
Mind Over Money is Stanford's financial literacy program created to equip students with a foundation to make informed financial decisions during their time at Stanford and in their careers and lives after the Farm. Read more.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 11:30am-1:30pm | Old Union, Room 200
Advice from the Pros: Alumni in Media & Entertainment
Interested in a career in media and/or entertainment? Come hear from alumni as they share their personal career journeys along with the insight they've gained along the way. Get advice from Stanford alumni who were once in your shoes. We'll begin with a 30-minute panel, followed by a casual networking opportunity to talk individually with the panelists. Enjoy light food and drink while you mingle. Meet a writer for Hulu, a head of product for Verizon, a contributing writer at Hoodline, a producer for KQED and more! Read more.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 6:30PM-8:00PM | BEAM, 2nd Floor Conference Room
SIEPR Policy Forum on Crime, Policing, and Incarceration
Rethink our criminal justice system with leading practitioners and experts from business, policy, and academia in a half-day of discussions. Attend one or more sessions throughout the day. We gratefully acknowledge the support of our co-sponsors: Stanford Criminal Justice Center, Stanford Economics Association and Stanford in Government. Read more.
Friday, April 21, 2017 | 11:15AM-4:15PM | Koret-Taube Conference Room, 366 Galvez 
ASEEs 6th Annual Colloquium on Engineering Education
The Stanford Student Chapter of ASEE—American Society for Engineering Education—is thrilled to be hosting our 6th annual colloquium on Engineering Education, with an afternoon discussing how we can make the inherent social justice and socialresponsibility dimensions of engineering visible in engineering both in and beyond the classroom.
Our afternoon schedule will feature: a keynote presentation titled “The Problem is the Problem: A Strategy for Making Social Justice and Social Responsibility Visible in Engineering Education” by Prof. Juan Lucena, Prof. Jon Leydens, and Prof. Jessica Smith from the Colorado School of Mines; invited talks by Dr. Bahvna Hariharan and Dr. Khalid Kadir; and a panel discussing the intersection of engineering and socialjustice in Stanford courses. Read more.

Friday, April 21, 2017 | 1:00PM-5:00PM | Old Union Ballroom
Humanities Showcase
The Vice Provost Office for Teaching and Learning, the Humanities Center and the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford are pleased to announce their jointly sponsored Humanities Showcase, featuring excellent research, analytical and creative contributions by undergraduate students across the whole spectrum of the humanities at Stanford. Discover what humanities students create, care about, and develop in terms of skills and knowledge. All the featured students have found exciting lines of inquiry and ways of exploring key intellectual issues through their engagement in the humanities.

Contributions at this year’s showcase include flash talks, a gallery walk with posters and digital presentations, creative performances, information about humanities grants and scholarship opportunities, and a networking reception. Read more.
Friday, April 21, 2017 | 4:00PM-8:00PM | Humanities Center
Public Service Scholars Program
Are you a rising senior who hopes to write an honors thesis or capstone that focuses on social change and community development at the local national, or international level? If so, APPLY NOW for the 2017-18 Public Service Scholars Program (PSSP).
The PSSP is a prestigious, 3-quarter academic program that supports student efforts to write honors theses that are both academically rigorous and useful to specific community organizations or public interest constituencies. Students participate in the PSSP during their senior year, concurrently with the honors program in their academic department or interdisciplinary program of study. Students form an interdisciplinary cohort, supporting each other’s projects through the design and implementation process. It is a competitive application process, and students from all majors are welcome to apply!  
Join us for a PSSP Information Session on April 20 at noon, at the Haas Center for Public Service, Rm. 212, to learn more!  
Additional information on the program can be found here. Applications are due on May 15, 2017. Please feel free to contact PSSP director Clayton Hurd at clayton.hurd@stanford.edu with any questions.

Crossing Bhutan: Film-making Internship with Stanford Alum

CROSSING BHUTAN [Trailer], the award-winning documentary feature debut of Stanford Alumni Ben Henretig is looking for a bright, energetic student filmmaker to work as an intern during the current 2017 academic year and into the summer.
Our intern will work closely with the Crossing Bhutan team and actively participate in the distribution of the film, from the creation of screening kit components to identifying potential branded partnerships/sponsorship opportunities, managing international screening requests, ideating on digital release strategies and managing social media accounts, this position allows for firsthand experience in the steps necessary to activate an audience around a film’s release. If you’re looking to direct or produce a feature in the future, this internship is a crash course on how to actually get your film out into the world. Read more.
Duke Science & Society Leadership Award

Duke Science & Society is proud to announce an additional position for the Duke Science & Society Leadership Award offering substantial scholarships to the Duke Master of Arts in Bioethics & Science Policy program. The award will be made to outstanding nominees who demonstrate great potential to become leaders in making scientific advancements more accessible, just, and better integrated into society.

The Duke Masters in Bioethics & Science Policy program teaches students how to identify, analyze, and propose solutions to myriad complex issues at the intersection of science, technology, ethics, and policy. Our curriculum is distinct in its focus on bioethics and science policy, rather than bioethics or medical ethics alone. Today’s world of rapid progress in the sciences has seen an increased demand for professionals with expertise in the ethical and policy implications of an increasingly broad range of scientific areas. Our expanded focus provides a broader education, opens more opportunities to graduating students, and prepares students to meet an ever-growing need in society. Read more

BEAM Job Postings

Montezuma Castle Natural Resource Management Intern -  American Conservation Experience
Innovation Associate - Georgetown University
Communications and Policy Intern - Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Graphic Design & Community Engagement Intern - Greater Rincon Hill Association
Public Health Internship - Runa Foundation
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