BSOE Graduate Student Newsletter
Graduate Student Survey - Now Open
Summer Independent Studies
Global Grad Show - Applications Open
Magic Leap University Graduate Program Opportunities Newsletter Pending
Summer GSRs for Salton Sea Project
NASA Fellowship Activity (Fellowships 2021)
Please note the following upcoming university deadlines, and ALWAYS check the Academic and Administrative Calendar for important dates and deadlines. Bookmark this year's Academic and Administrative Calendar and refer to it regularly.
Friday, August 27th Leave of Absence Summer Deadline
Deadline to petition for leave of absence (LOA) beginning the next quarter. LOA forms must be approved/signed by your faculty advisor and submitted to the BSOE Graduate Advising office by the posted deadline. LOA application forms are available on the Graduate Division's website.
The 2021 UCSC Graduate Student Survey provides you with an opportunity to provide feedback on the quality of your graduate program. We rely on this feedback to evaluate and make improvements. The survey covers important aspects such as the quality of faculty teaching and mentorship, curriculum, TA and research training, climate, and funding. It also includes questions about your experiences during remote learning and working this past year. To participate in the 2021 Graduate Student Survey, please go to the survey portal:
After participating in the survey, you will have a chance to win one of ten $50 Amazon gift cards in weekly drawings or one of four $200 Amazon gift cards in grand prize drawings throughout the survey.
Please be advised that Summer petitions for independent studies are processed through Summer Session. Please do not submit DocuSign forms through the BSOE Graduate Advising site. You can find more information here.
Applications are open to the 7th edition of Global Grad Show, the annual programme for university graduates creating solutions for social, environmental and development issues.
Whether it's high-tech or low-tech, university students from all disciplines creating solutions for a better world are encouraged to submit their projects - visit our applications portal here . It takes just a few minutes to apply and the programme is 100% free.
All proposals will have the opportunity to be selected for a digital exhibition of the 100 best innovations at the forefront of social impact, promoted across 1,000+ global media channels in 60 countries.
All applicants are eligible for a selection of projects joining our multi-phased entrepreneurship programme helping to build future startups, along with funding options.
Magic Leap is looking for PhD and Masters students to join our team for a 3 month Summer Program for Underrepresented Students in Engineering. In partnership with STEM departments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Women In Engineering Institutions, and broader universities we are committed to empowering and elevating diversity of thought, experience, and background in our workforce and in our pipeline of future researchers!
More Information: Magic_Leap.pdf
Here are announcements for 3 GSR positions for this summer, with a total of 5 openings. GSRs will be working with PI Brent Haddad on a project that will be reviewing proposals for the restoration of the Salton Sea.
Graduate students in Environmental Studies, Economics, Engineering, GIS, Earth and Planetary Sciences, and related fields are encouraged to apply.
Please see each of these announcements for more information about the individual positions, deadlines, etc.
This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), titled NASA Fellowship Activity 2021, is seeking student-authored and independently conceived graduate research proposals responding to a NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity listed in the solicitation. The NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 is designed to support OSTEM objectives and provide academic institutions the ability to enhance graduate-level learning and development. NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 is an omnibus announcement that can include various NASA science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fellowship opportunities for graduate students. Specific Program Elements will be issued periodically throughout the year as Appendices to this solicitation with individual requirements and milestones.
The following Appendix to NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 has been released:
Appendix L: Program Element Two - Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and Non-MSI Fellowships 2021 - Proposals are due June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm ET
This opportunity is open to all graduate institutions. To be eligible to submit a proposal, candidates must hold a bachelor's degree earned before Aug. 31, 2021; candidates must be enrolled in a master's or doctoral degree program no later than Sept. 1, 2021, and intend to pursue a research-based Masters or Ph.D. program in a NASA-relevant field.
For each Fellow, his or her institution receives up to a $55,000 annual award ($50,000 for Master’s student and $55,000 for Doctoral student).
A Pre-Proposal Teleconference for Program Element Two will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 1:00pm ET. Pre-registration link will be posted on the MSI & Non-MSI Fellowships 2021 page. Pre-registration to participate in the webinar will be required.
For full program details, visit NASA Fellowship Activity 2021 page on the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) website and click on ‘List of Open Program Elements’.
To submit a question to be addressed during the webinar please contact Carolyn Knowles at NASA.firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact the NSPIRES Help Desk at email@example.com or call 202-479-9376 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Event Location: Zoom
Get an overview of F-series grants and the UCSC process for applying for graduate students and join breakout rooms hosted by current and former F-series grant fellows and a breakout room hosted by two UCSC postdoctoral scholars who are current K99/R00 grant fellows.
Graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty invited.
Tuesday, June 22
10:00-11:30 a.m. PDT
We're seeking an Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer to teach 7 quarter courses next year. It's a full-time job in a friendly teaching environment. We have a long tradition of helping our Lecturers grow as teachers in a supportive environment. It's quite possible that this would be the perfect next step for one of your students.
Information about the job appears at the SCU HR portal:
There is an opportunity for a paid student contract with the Remote Sensing Coastal Change project team at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center. The Project is hiring two students or recent graduates to build a datasets and techniques for use in Machine Learning characterization of remotely sensed imagery and derivative products. More details about these opportunities can be found in the attached contract description.
More Information: StudentContractor.pdf