BSOE Graduate Student Newsletter
UMBC Fellows for Faculty Diversity Program
City of Hope Graduate Student Symposium
2022 PBSci Summer Activities
Open Call - Hertz Foundation - The Hertz Fellowship
UMBC Fellows for Faculty Diversity Program
Job Announcement for SZ4D Event Assistant
Web Development and Data Science - Fall 2022 and Summer 2023 Internship and Coop
EEB Department Assistant - (Job ID 39926)
CSUEB CS Tenure-Track Positions Available
Research Intern, Computer Vision - Deep Learning position at Goodmaps
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, July 8th Deadline To Apply For Degree
If you plan to complete your MS or PhD this quarter (Summer 2022), the degree application needs to be submitted to BSOE Graduate Advising office. This is also the deadline to pay for filing fee, if applicable. More guidelines for graduating are available on the Graduate Advising website.
Friday, August 26th 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.
LitFellow.com is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $1000 scholarship to students of Baskin School of Engineering.
In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the academic year 2022.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
Applicants under 18, must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
Must apply to the contest by email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend.
Must provide your written essay by the deadline of 1st December 2022.
A winner will be chosen on 1st January 2023
All essay submissions should be sent to: mailto:email@example.com
To learn more about the scholarship, you can visit our website at the link below as well as review the attached flyer. If you have any questions please let us know.
You are cordially invited to attend City of Hope’s 6th Annual Biomedical Research Graduate Student Symposium to be held virtually on August 26th, 2022. This one-day event will promote professional development and foster communication between graduate students in the Southern California area.
We highly encourage Master’s and PhD students to present their current research! Abstracts of 500 words or less can be submitted online for oral or poster presentations. Abstracts are due Friday, July 15th. Both oral and poster presentations are eligible for monetary prizes.
This year we will be hosting a science communication seminar and a career panel with COH alumni from public policy, academia, and industry. Our Keynote address will be by the fabulous Dr. Maike Sander from University of California, San Diego. Details for all our speakers can be found on our website.
Registration is free and now open online, please go to this link:
Hi grads, this year’s PBSci Summer Activities starts on 08/01/22. All grads are welcome! Join them this summer with fun activities that will allow you to connect with the communities at UCSC and Santa Cruz. This program offers a variety of activities (most of which are free) - there’s something for everyone! See the flyer for more information.
The Office of Foundations Relations is pleased to share this open call for applications from the Hertz Foundation. Please forward the call to interested graduate students in your departments and divisions.
The Hertz Foundation is hosting an online information session (https://www.hertzfoundation.
UCSC Contact: Samantha Forde | firstname.lastname@example.org
Funder: Hertz Foundation
Opportunity: The Hertz Fellowship
Deadline: September 1, 2022
Overview: The Hertz Fellowship is awarded annually to the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology. Using a rigorous, merit-based process, Hertz identifies innovators with the greatest potential to create transformative solutions to the world's most urgent challenges.
Please click here for a list of FAQs.
View the list of fellows to learn more about their fields of interest.
Award Amount & Terms
The Hertz Fellowship compensation package includes a cost-of-education allowance and a personal stipend valued at up to $250,000.
August 17, 2022 6pm EST Online Information Session
October 28, 2022 Application due
- Registration for Information Webinar
- August 12, 2022 (noon-1:30 pm EST)
- September 23, 2022 (noon-1:30 pm EST)
UMBC will appoint recent recipients of a Ph.D. degree, including Ed.D, DFA, and MFA, as Faculty Fellows for a two-year term in-residence fellowship beginning July 1, 2023. Fellows receive a starting stipend of $54,500, health benefits, $5,500 for conference travel, preparation of scholarly/creative work, and technology needs. Fellows are also provided with office space, library and other privileges at the university. During the two-year fellowship, fellows are provided teaching and research mentors and specialized professional development opportunities. In addition to pursuing their research and or creative/artistic agenda, fellows teach one course a year in their host department.
Applications for study in any field represented at UMBC are welcome.
Event Location: Online
You're invited to the 2022 Natural Language Processing Capstone Workshop! This year, UCSC NLP M.S. students worked in teams mentored by industry experts from IBM, Interactions, LinkedIn, and Google to develop Capstone projects that address real-world NLP challenges. Join us online on August 26th (1-5 PM PDT) to learn about each project.
To register for the 2022 NLP Capstone Workshop, please complete this form.
- Keynote Address: Hear insights about the future of NLP from incoming UCSC CSE & NLP faculty member, Professor Ian Lane.
- NLP Capstone Projects: Watch student teams present Capstone projects mentored by industry experts from IBM, Interactions, LinkedIn and Google.
- NLP Industry Panel: Join our expert panel of leading scientists for insights on career opportunities in the NLP field.
The 2022 NLP Capstone Projects and Mentors are:
- IBM Research: Probing of Language Models for Code
- Interactions: Neural Models of Supertagging for Semantic Role Labeling and Beyond
- LinkedIn: Comparing Dictionaries and Word Embeddings
- Google and UCSC: Multimodal Knowledge Extraction and Question Answering in Farming
Learn more about this year's Capstone projects and mentors by visiting nlp.ucsc.edu/capstone-
Campus opportunity for STEM Grads—Oakes Scientist in Residence—is once again open. The position is set up so that a STEM graduate student is given housing at Oakes College in exchange for developing and leading regular community building programming for undergraduates. To learn more, or apply, please direct interested students to the position on handshake as Job #6684673 "Scientist in Residence."
The Earth & Planetary Sciences (EPS) Department is recruiting a new part-time event assistant to support the SZ4D Initiative. If you or one of your contacts are looking for part-time work, possibly to supplement another part-time position on campus, please consider this opportunity.
Event Assistant, SZ4D Program (Job ID 39925)
SZ4D (sz4d.org) is a multi-institution collaboration that holds workshops to build a plan for a major instrumentation and science initiative studying earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and tsunamis. Under the supervision of the SZ4D Program Manager, the incumbent is responsible for supporting SZ4D workshops at UC Santa Cruz and elsewhere, including organizing meeting logistics, coordinating travel arrangements and reimbursements, and maintaining websites.
Classification: BLANK AST 3 (4722)
Salary range: $24.64 - $26.34/hour. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Work schedule: Part-time, 50% time (20 hours/week up to 1,000 hours per year)
EPS welcomes applications from current UCSC staff and external applicants.
Internal candidates apply here.
External candidates apply here.
The initial review date is August 10, 2022.
Are you a motivated Web Developer, Data Scientist or Software Engineer who wants to assist in the design and build of web applications from the ground up? Do you like to design and build algorithms as much as you like to write code? If so, come join the summer internship.
If needed, we may sponsor a work Visa for International Students.
Level of Education: Undergraduate and Graduate
Contact Person: Matt Hosseini, email@example.com
How to Apply: Please send your resume/CV by 08/15/2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internship and Coop Fall 2022 and Summer 2023 with maximum pay up to $50 per hour, maximum of 40 hours a week
Location: Los Angeles and/or Remote
StartInvest helps companies raise capital by private equity on our web platform. With over $200 billion in market cap in the US, our Fintech strategy is aimed to be the number one online private equity market provider. StartInvest is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, to aim for our highest goals and achievements. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
StartInvest’s unique Fintech approach to private equity gives us a great advantage in helping early-stage all the way to Pre-IPO companies. We help investors by giving them access to private deals which has been very limited before. We believe the future of venture capital is here and we may disrupt it through technology. The combination of unprecedented access to private equity and Fintech results in great ideas and companies being funded, paving the way to a brighter future.
Internship at StartInvest:
At StartInvest, you will join our team of developers and engineers to gain hands-on experience in web development. Your hands-on experience will help you toward your short-term and long-term career goals by giving you the opportunity to learn and practice in an applied setting. The learning and practice challenges will strengthen your problem-solving capabilities along with teamwork skills.
Perform hands-on software development, including writing code from scratch, unit tests, doing proof of concepts, conducting code reviews, and testing in ongoing sprints
Work closely with other developers to implement innovative solutions to challenging web development problems
Participates in system design and specifications, program logic and flow-charting, development, testing, debugging, documentation, and support
Drive automation and ensure automated test scripts are completed for new features
Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions
BS or MS degree in computer science, or equivalent 2+ years of work experience
Strong experience building progressive web applications
Experience working with React
Experience working with NodeJS
Experience working with PostgreSQL and MongoDB
Experience with AWS
Proficiency working with Docker
Proficiency in working with GraphQL and Kubernetes
Strong experience in systems architecture design and development
Experience using test-driven development practices
Ability to efficiently manage and build large, complex web applications
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with good attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated, ability to work independently
Ability to use creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to business problems
Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to mentor other developers and interns
Professional maturity, integrity, discipline, and a positive attitude.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
thoughtful, organized, and disciplined: You take initiative and ownership to see things through to completion and empower others to do the same.
Entrepreneurial spirit: you’re agile, creative, resourceful, and tenacious as you solve problems and achieve team and company goals.
The Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, located in the Coastal Biology Building on the Coastal Science Campus, is a dynamic group comprised of instructional and research units and a variety of support programs and facilities with a staff committed to providing excellent service to students, faculty, and researchers. The department has approximately 1000 declared and proposed undergraduate students in four distinct programs and 90 graduate students working towards Ph.D. and Master's degrees. EEB offers a significant number of courses (160 laboratory, seminar, and lecture courses with at least 200 secondary sections), many in support of other majors. The department is closely aligned with the research and faculty in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Environmental Studies, and Ocean Sciences as well as outside agencies NOAA, NMFS, MBARI, California Academy of Sciences, and others.
Under the direction of the Department Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing academic and administrative support to the department in all functional areas. Primary areas of responsibility include support for academic personnel actions, curriculum, and instructional support, financial transactions, web management, and special projects. These duties require staying up to date with ever-changing campus policies, procedures, and systems related to all aspects of working at UC Santa Cruz.
Classification: BLANK AST 3 (4722)
Salary range: $24.64 - $26.99/hour. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications, and experience.
Work schedule and Location: Full-time, 100% time (40 hrs per week) at the Coastal Science Campus, 130 McAllister Way
EEB welcomes applications from current UCSC staff and external applicants.
Internal candidates apply here.
External candidates apply here.
The initial review date is August 17, 2022.
Questions can be directed here: email@example.com