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Recruiting Deadlines

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Upcoming Events

Fellowship workshop for students in the sciences

Tuesday, November 17th

6:00-7:30 PM

Cohen Presentation Room.

This workshop will feature a panel of four W&M faculty with experience reviewing proposals for the Virginia Space Grant Consortium research fellowship:

Peter Kemper (Computer Science)
Mumtaz Qazilbash (Physics)
Leah Shaw (Applied Science)
Virginia Torczon (Dean of Graduate Studies and Research)

In addition to the panel's insights into crafting a successful application for the VSGC graduate fellowship and undergraduate scholarship, workshop attendees will have the opportunity to discuss other fellowships and grants and the process of seeking out and applying for these funding opportunities.

RSVP right here.

(Also there will be pizza)

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Microsoft is offering scholarships for students in Computer Science and related STEM disciplines! Chosen recipients will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence and leadership while working to make a difference in the software industry.

If you get a scholarship, you'll be required to apply for, and complete if offered, a salaried Summer Internship of 12 weeks at Microsoft.

Apply Today! Applications must be received by Microsoft's January 30th, 2016 Deadline

Step 1: Apply for the summer internship:

Step 2: Apply for the scholarship:

Organization Spotlight: Dominion

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 24,400 megawatts of generation, 12,200 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,490 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 928 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves utility and retail energy customers in 14 states.

Dominion is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to their core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, they invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever they operate.

Did You Know? tracks the places where the Biotechnology business is booming. Check out their maps of Biotech hotbeds, and click on specific areas for more information.

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Science & Tech Career Links

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Don't forget about the Science & Tech Blackboard Site!

Career Advisor Don Snyder runs a blackboard site filled with useful information, From sample resumes by industry to links to top-notch industry advice. To be added, simply email Don at or make an appointment to meet Don on the Career Center (which you should do anyway). To make an appointment, call (757) 221-3231.

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