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RPI IEEE Student Branch 2/28/13 GBM

RPI – IEEE | RPI Branch of the IEEE


Announcements of Upcoming Events

Job Opportunities


Using the Internet to Network

field trip to ge
Field Trip to GE

Survey at:

  • Global Research in Niskayuna, NY
Building 273 in Schenectady: Steam Turbines

Mfg floor space: 918,504 sqft

Crane capability: 500 tons

Height under hook: up to 62 ft


  • Turning up to 300 Tons, 228” Dia, 532” Span
    • Axial Entry, Finger & Pine Tree dovetail machining
  • HBM’s supporting up to 96”x 600” span
    • Including 14’ x 16’ rotary – 100 ton capacity
    • Slotters with up to 300 Ton capability
  • Shell Contour and Horiz. Joint Machining
    • 14.75’ width by 42.5’ lengths
  • Drilling of up to 8”+ dia through holes
  • Full Range of NDT Inspections-MPI up to 20,000 amps
  • Rotor High Speed Balance & Overspeed Testing
tour of ecse lab
Tour of ECSE Lab

Survey at:

Communications, Information, and Signal Processing

Computer Hardware, Architecture, and Mixed- Signal Design

Computer Networking

Computer Vision, Image Processing

Control, Robotics, and Automation

Electric Power, Power Electronics

Microelectronics and Photonics Technology

intel technical intern 701411
Intel Technical Intern: 701411

Qualifications: -Currently enrolled in a degree / university program. -BS and MS Candidates must possess legal, unrestricted right to work in the United States without sponsorship from a company. -Minimum 3.0 GPA-Strong verbal and written communications skills. Typical Locations: Hillsboro OR, Phoenix AZ, Folsom CA, Santa Clara CA, Austin TX, Rio Rancho NM, Hudson MA, DuPont WA

Application due on April 30, 2013 on Intel Career Website

intel full time position 701409
Intel Full Time Position: 701409

Must have graduated or will graduate within 18 months

Typical Graduate Technical Intern positions include: -Component Design -Validation -Design Automation -Systems Engineering -Software Engineering-Circuit Design -IC Design -Logic Design -DFx-Test -RF-Semiconductor Packaging -Board Design -EHS / Facilities -Technology Development -Quality & Reliability Typical Locations: Hillsboro OR, Phoenix AZ, Folsom or Santa Clara CA, Austin TX, Rio Rancho NM, Hudson MA, DuPont WA

Apply Before: Apr 30, 2013

ieee polo
  • Only $20
  • If interested you can order:
join the ieee e board
Join the IEEE E-board

Gain leadership experience

Learn about the ins and outs of the ECSE department

Meetings are Tuesdays at 5pm by the Union Fish Tank

future of ieee what do you want to see
Future of IEEE: What do you want to see?

Professors talking about their research

Grad students talking about their thesis

Study Sessions

Professional Workshops

Company Info Sessions

More social events with pizza and a movie

  • Social Network site for Professionals
  • Individuals and companies use LinkedIn for networking, job searching, hiring, company research, and connecting with affiliates, including alumni, industry, and a variety of other business related groups.
  • It’s Facebook but what you want employers to see
linkedin profile
LinkedIn Profile

It’s an online resume with unlimited space to talk about yourself.

Try to highlight:

41% of the professionals surveyed, consider volunteer work equally as valuable as paid work experience. 20% of the hiring managers made a hiring decision based on a candidate's volunteer work experience.

  • Don’t just use the generic message option, take a few moments to write something personalized.
  • Sending a thanks for connecting with a sales pitch is asking to be ignored. Show interest, be genuine; networking for a job is a two-way street.
  • Don’t be afraid to request connections, help remind people who you are in your invitation, having a large network is always a good thing.
  • Social media is about connecting and building relationships.
  • Take part in discussions gets you noticed as a viable job candidate and keeps the conversation going and the sharing of information, viewpoints and knowledge.
  • Join IEEE RPI Student Chapter Group!
How can LinkedIn get you a job?

Some company career websites have “Apply with LinkedIn” plugin , which submits your profile as your application.

After submitting your profile, a list of your connections at the company who may be able to provide a referral for the jobwill appear.

In addition, you can manage your job submissions using the Apply with LinkedIn button when you go to your "Saved Jobs" tab to view the jobs you have applied for.

  • Developing a presence on Twitter is a great way to increase your knowledge of technology, social media, marketing and your industry
  • Create your bio as if it's an online resume, or an introduction at a professional conference. Include a professional picture of your face, a website and an "elevator pitch" of your professional experience and interests.
  • Think of Twitter as a conversation at a work-based social gathering. Keep your topics educational, news related, entertaining and slightly personal.
networking on twitter
Networking on Twitter
  • Find former and current colleagues on Twitter.
  • Go to WeFollow or Twellow to find industry leaders on Twitter.
  • Don't be shy, if you find a post that you want to respond to.
  • Tweet consistently, but not constantly.
  • Follow trending topics and hashtags.
  • Ask for advice on Twitter.
creating your own website
Creating your own website
  • Rent a domain
  • Get a web hosting service
    • GoDaddy
    • 1and1
    • Bluehost
    • HostGator
    • FatCow
  • Tip: Many services will lure you for a cheap price. However these discounts only apply for the first year
managing your site
Managing your site
  • Use a CMS such as:
    • Wordpress
    • Drupal
    • Joomla
  • Level of configuration varies for CMS used. For example, Worpress is simpler to use but Drupal is the more flexible
Don’t have the time or money to create a website, use free hosting sites or create a blog:
  • Weebly
  • Webs
  • Blogspot
  • Don’t forget to promote your LinkedIn and Resume
thank you for coming

Thank you for coming

We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting