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The College of Engineering

Engineers Week @ Rowan


Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

The Federal Government & Non-Profit Career Fair 
10:00am - 3:00pm
Savitz Hall Atrium
Representatives from the federal government and non-profit organizations will be available to share information on internships and employment opportunities within their agencies.  All students are encouraged to attend, dressed in professional attire and with resumes in-hand to network with Federal Agencies.
www.rowan.edu/cmc

FAA Virtual Career Fair
The FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) organization is very interested in connecting with qualified students from Rowan University and would like to invite your student body to attend the General Engineering/NextGen booth at our two upcoming virtual career fairs.  We are especially interested in connecting with graduating seniors in the engineering disciplines.  NextGen will have managers and subject matter experts available to speak with interested students about the exciting career opportunities within the NextGen organization at the General Engineering booth.
You must register in advance at:  http://vshow.on24.com/vshow/network/registration/5492
If you need a place to participate, the 3rd floor large conference room (Room 309) has been reserved from 2:00 – 4:00 for your use.
If you need resources, ASUS tablets and earphones will be available for check-out from Kathy Urbano in the Outreach Office (Room 106) beginning at 1:45.  Ten ASUS tablets will be available on first come-first serve basis.
To check-out a tablet, you will be required to do the following:

  1. Show your student id
  2. List your name and banner id
  3. List your cell phone #. 

Tablets need to be returned to the Outreach Office by 4:00. 
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014
Webinar
“The Best Engineering Career Advice I Ever Got.”
12:00 PM
Rowan Hall
2nd & 3rd Floor Conference Rooms

A short, inspiring webinar for engineering college students will take place on February 13 at 12pm (US eastern). Industry leaders from Bechtel, DuPont, IEEE, Lockheed Martin, National Instruments and NCEES will share the best tips and advice they have received for a successful and rewarding engineering career.
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

 

Monday, February 17, 2014
Faculty-Student Basketball Game
3:45 – 5:00 PM
Competitive, refereed game
Show up at the Rec Center
Contact: Student team organized by Tau Beta Pi, Chris Cullen

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC)
12:15 – 3:00
Rowan Hall
Contact: Organized by IEEE, Christen Corrado

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Foodapooloza
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Rowan Hall Atrium
To celebrate our different backgrounds and cultures, Rowan Engineering Department is putting on its 3rd Annual Foodpalooza event during Engineer's Week. This great event brings together not only students and faculty, but all disciplines, and all ethnicities. 
This event will be held on Wednesday, February 19th, in the atrium. Food will be served from 11am-2pm. Each single serving portion (not plate) is sold to faculty, staff, and students for $1 and the benefits will serve as a fundraiser for the Department.
Contact: Gina Tierno, Tierno75@students.rowan.edu

Success by Design: Building a Winning Resume
Presentation by the Career Management Center
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Rowan Hall Auditorium
Employers typically spend less than 30 seconds reviewing your resume. Learn to design a resume that grabs attention and targets the job you want.  This is NOT a resume review session.
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

SUP Movie Night (FREE!)
Co-Sponsored by the College of Engineering
Hunger Games, Catching Fire
Student Center Ballroom
Doors open at 8:30
Come out and see The Hunger Games - Catching Fire for FREE! All guests can get popcorn, drinks, and snacks. We also host a raffle for a chance at a pizza to share with friends, the best seat in the house, and posters from the movie! No outside food in the Ballroom. Doors: 8:30pm / Starts: 9:10pm

Thursday, February 20, 2014
STEM Visitation Day
Approximately 40 middle school students will be exploring engineering at the College of Engineering through lab tours and a hands-on presentation
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

Resume Review
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Rowan Hall Room 108, (1st floor conference room))
One-on-one review sessions with a Career Center Professional to help you make your resume stand out
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

Faculty-Student Volleyball Game
3:45 – 5:00 PM
Fun, refereed game
Show up at the Rec Center
Contact: Student team organized by Tau Beta Pi, Chris Cullen

Friday, February 21, 2014
Resume Review
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Rowan Hall Room 108, (1st floor conference room))
One-on-one review sessions with a Career Center Professional to help you make your resume stand out
Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu

Intellectual Property Presentation
By Alum, Brian Nese
12:00 -1:00 PM
Room: TBD
Pizza will be available
Contact: Amy Campbell

Workplace Professionalism Alumni Panel Discussion
Presented by: Pepco/PHI Rowan Engineering Alumni
1:45 – 2:45
Rowan Hall Auditorium
Hear first-hand from Rowan Engineering alums about how Rowan Engineering shaped their career and contributed to their future as valuable Pepco/PHI employees.   Alums will provide insight into  Job search tips & realities, Interviewing tips and how to stand out to get hired, college to work transition – professional and personal (relocating, finances, budget, etc.), workplace professionalism and other relevant topics Come and hear the advice alums can provide and ask questions about topics specific to Rowan Engineering and the real world.
Contact: Contact: Engineering Outreach, Melanie Basantis, basantis@rowan.edu
Panel:
Alexis Louie - Supervising Engineer for Substation Engineering
        Jeffrey Mercanti - Senior Engineer for Glassboro Distribution Engineering
        Phillip Castro - Engineer for Cape May Court House Distribution Engineering
        Ryan Watkins - Lead Engineer for Winslow Distribution Engineering
        Michael Mahadas - Engineer for Substation Eningeering
        Jaclyn Cantler - Manager Transmission Planning

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Career Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Center Ballroom
All students are encouraged to attend, dressed in professional attire and with resumes in-hand to network with engineering employers for jobs and internships.
http://www.rowan.edu/studentaffairs/cmc/events/index.cfm?id=48

 

For more information, contact

Melanie Basantis
Engineering Outreach Director
(856) 256-5307 (voice)
basantis@rowan.edu