Skip to Main Content

Student Online News 4-14-15

Student Online News 4-14-15

Advising News

Image of two students at a STEM exploration event

Important dates

Need Academic Advising?

Click here to make an appointment.

Join the COEN Facebook page

Are you on LinkedIn? Also a great resource for jobs, company contacts, and networking!!

College of Engineering Clubs

Image of two students performing community serviceThe student organizations for engineering students at Boise State provide you with a great opportunity to meet other students with similar interests and career goals. In addition, many of the activities these organizations propose focus on enhancing academic performance, providing community service, and stimulating social interaction among members. View for more information on College of Engineering student organizations.

develop.idaho – April 23

Image of the develop.idaho 2015 logoTap into the opportunities around one of the fastest growing industries in Idaho and the country: SOFTWARE. Socialize, engage and learn from major leaders and innovators in software, including WhiteCloud Analytics, Healthwise,, and Clearwater Analytics, and more, at the premier software conference for Idaho’s software industry, develop.idaho.

Looking to get into the industry or want to connect with like-minded entrepreneurial types? Then, you need to attend develop.idaho and be networked with the best and the brightest of the 208 tech universe.


KEYNOTE: Hadi Partovi, co-founder of and the Hour of Code

April 23, 2015
develop.idaho website

Presenting Sponsor: Perkins Coie
Platinum Sponsor: MWI Veterinary Supply and InTimeTec
Hosted By: Boise State University Department of Computer Science


Camille EddyCamille Eddy

Major/Minor: Mechanical Engineer
Graduation Date: 2018
Scholarships: Dean’s List Scholarship

For Camille, there are no limits — not even space. Perhaps that is why she dreams big.
View more information about Camille Eddy.


IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative

Image of the IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship plus Initiative logo
2015 Application is Open

We are accepting scholarship applications from undergraduate students in the US & Canada for the PES Scholarship Plus Initiative. Please help promote this program and encourage EE majors in the USA and Canada to apply.  The deadline to submit an application is 30 June 2015.

View more information about the PES Scholarship Plus Initiative.

Barbara Morgan, Camille Eddy Talk About Space and More

By: Ralph Poore

A new University Television Presents episode features Barbara Morgan, Distinguished Educator in Residence, and Camille Eddy, mechanical engineering student, talking about Space Broncos, the Microgravity program, astronauts and more.

University Television Presents is created by University Television Productions (UTP), a media production unit of the Department of Communication. The episode was produced by Farzan Faramarzi. View the YouTube video on Barbara Morgan and Camille Eddy.

Three Boise State Students Awarded NSF Fellowships

Image of the NSF GRFP logoThe National Science Foundation has awarded three current and former Boise State undergraduates (who also are all Top Ten Scholars) with a Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The prestigious program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions.

View the full “Three Boise State Students Awarded NSF Fellowships” article.

12th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Undergraduate Research Conference

Monday, April 20, 2015
1:00p – 4:00p
Jordan Ballroom, SUB

Thank you for your support and encouragement of students who are interested in presenting their research and scholarly projects at the conference. For information please contact Erin Muggli by email or by calling 426-4062.


HENAAC Scholarship deadline is April 30

Don’t Procrastinate! Less Than 30 Days Remaining to Apply!!

The Great Minds in STEM™ (GMiS) 2015-16 HENAAC Scholarship

DEADLINE: April 30, 2015

Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students, who intend to or are currently pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, are encouraged to apply for these merit-based scholarships. In addition, students must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA and must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate leadership/service within the Hispanic community.

Scholarship awards range from $500 – $10,000.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 27th HENAAC STEM Career Conference, from October 14 – 18, 2015, in Pasadena, CA. Great Minds in STEM subsidizes over $850 in additional registration, travel and housing for each Scholar to attend this conference, where they will meet their sponsors, be awarded their scholarship, and formally inducted as new members of the GMiS Scholars Society.

Here is a small sample of some of the numerous scholarships offered by GMiS:

Corporate / Government Sponsored Scholarships – These scholarships are made possible thanks to our dedicated scholarship sponsors from corporate America, federal agencies and affinity groups.

Graduate Computer Science Scholarships – These highly-competitive $10,000 scholarships are awarded to qualified masters students pursuing a computer science, IT or related software development degree.

U.S. Navy STEM Scholarship – These highly-competitive $10,000 scholarships, in partnership with NAVSEA and SSP, are awarded to qualified graduating high school seniors, who have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and will be pursuing a STEM degree at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). During their first semester in college, these scholars have the opportunity to apply for the Student Employment Program, which provides them a summer internship and continued funding through their undergraduate career, so long as the student maintains a competitive GPA in a STEM degree.

In Memoriam and Personal Scholarships – Great Minds in STEM awards some very special scholarships, which have been established in the loving memory of an endeared supporter of GMiS or have been established by long-time supporters and dear friends of GMiS.

View to learn more about all the various types of scholarships offered by GMiS.


For assistance with BroncoJobs, preparing resumes and/or cover letters, or interviewing preparation, including dress code, please contact us at 426-1747. Career Center Boise State University Academic and Career Services Building 1464 University Drive, Room 111 (208) 426-1747, Boise State Career Center 

Use Indeed to find jobs and internships.

Mechanical Engineering Intern at KapStone Paper and Packaging in Longview, WA

Mechanical Engineering Intern at BioFire Diagnostics in Salt Lake city, UT

Engineering Intern at Jensen MetalTech in Sparks NV

Mechanical Engineer Intern at HP in Corvallis, OR

Mechanical engineering Intern at Blount International in Portland, OR

ASM International has an internship opportunity beginning in May or June for an undergraduate MSE student who would like to get hands-on experience building and using material property databases. This is a paid internship located at our world headquarters in Materials Park, Ohio, about 25 miles east of Cleveland.

Please contact Larry Berardinis via email or at (440) 338-5151, ext. 5562.

Vanmark Equipment in Boise seeking ME Intern:

The basic role the student will be performing is to take a model and break them down into detailed engineering drawings.  Then will enter the data in our ERP system.

We need a mechanical engineering student that understands the following:

  • Solidworks:  Can generate detailed engineering drawings.  We will have an engineer assigned to direct the individual.
  • We will likely need to train the individual how to enter bills of materials and labor routings in our ERP system.

Look at the website and tailor your resume/cover letter to this position!

Vanmark Equipment website

Send resumes to

Materials Testing and Inspection seeking Lab Tech

send resumes to Vicki Blocher.

Here is a list of the key points of what we are looking for:

  • part Time Position (could be full time in the summer)
  • Civil engineering student or graduate
  • This position will be working in the concrete and soils laboratory-Must have very good math skills
  • Must have good computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds

Short Term CAD Project Opening

TechHelp Research Scientist,  has a short term project opening that would be great for a student who would like experience and also to earn some money.   He needs a student to make CAD drawings of a piping system with open source software (Google SketchUp or similar).   We estimate the job will be 10 to 20 hours and the pay will be $15 per hour.   He need someone who can start in the next week or two.   They will be paid directly by the company that needs the drawings.  Would you please advertise this temporary position to the appropriate students and have them contact Jeff Kronenberg if they are interested.

Engineering Internship at Chobani – Twin Falls, ID

Requisition Number : 15-677
Job Title : Intern, Engineering
Functional Area : Operations
Location Preference : Northwest
Remote Position : No
City : Twin Falls
State / Province : Idaho
Country : United States
Company Information : Chobani website

Job Description :

The Engineering Internship will allow the successful candidate to greatly enhance their real life experiences and learn modern skillsets within the field that he/she is studying. It is an outstanding opportunity to get hands-on experience on the plant floor in the areas of troubleshooting techniques and engineering design. The Intern will have the ability to participate in the enhancements and growth/upgrades of our existing control system.  Those with an interest in automation and controls will have an opportunity to assist with modifications to PLCs and modifications/upgrades to HMI/Operator interface. In addition, interns may:

– Update/modify various engineering drawings such as process flow diagrams

  • Complete engineering studies on current installations to enhance operation and performance
  • Be responsible for a project including working with contractors, managing a budget, giving updates to the management team.
  • Participate in equipment start-up to support the Chobani technical teams
  • Develop manuals
  • Develop project timelines
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements :

  • The Engineering Intern should be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program and studying Chemical, Biological, Electrical (with an emphasis on controls), or Mechanical engineering.

Other Skills / Training:

Students with a minimum of one year of major specific classes, preferred.

This entry was posted in COEN Student Online News. Bookmark the permalink.