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November 5, 2007
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In this issue:

  • Internship Identification Workshop
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship Program
  • Shawnee Immersive Technologies Conference
  • MentorNet Offers Resume Database

Science Quotes of the Week

  • "Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."--Albert Einstein
  • "There are fourteen hundred and forty minutes in a day. Make the most of each one of them."--Maxwell Maltz
  • "It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover." --Jules Henrin Poincare

  • Guest Speaker: Keith Hare
    "SQ Standards Status and Direction"
    Wednesday, November 14, 11:00 a.m.

    Got questions about about your career? Sign up with MentorNet today!

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    Internship Identification Workshop
    Wednesday, November 14
    7:00 p.m. in SC 336

    Learn to identify internship and research opportunities and how to proceed through the application process. 
    Sponsored by the Science Division.
    Light refreshments will be served.

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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship Program

    Apply now for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) HS-STEM Summer Internship Program that will support students during summer 2008. This program provides ten-week summer internships at federal research facilities for undergraduate students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. Students receive a $500/week stipend and travel reimbursement.

    Complete information is available online at

    The deadline for submitting an application is December 14, 2007.

    Questions regarding the DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program can be sent via e-mail to

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    Shawnee Immersive Technologies Conference

    Jay Shaffstall, Instructor of Computer Science, and students from the Computer Science Department attended the Shawnee Immersive Technologies Conference on October 26 and 27. The Conference featured a series of presentations, demos, and lectures on using simulation technoloties in different aeas. Some presentations were targeted at designing simulation technologies for use in teaching children and all ages, others were targeted at using "serious games" in business training.

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    MentorNet Offers Resume Database

    The Science Division wants to bring to your attention one feature of the MentorNet Community available to all student members of Muskingum College, regardless of their participation in the One-on-One Mentoring Programs. MentorNet's Resume Database provides an additional job/internship search resource for students, allowing them to post their resume for MentorNet's Leadership Circle, Strategic and Visionary sponsors to potentially view.

    By submitting resume information with MentorNet, one agrees to allow MentorNet's Partner Companies to view one's resume and be contacted regarding job opportunities.

    To access the Resume Database, current members of the MentorNet Community from Muskingum College need to sign in to and follow the links to the Resume Database.  Other students and postdocs must first join the Community by filling out this easy form:

    MentorNet, the E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Science

    tel: 408.296.4405
    fax: 408.296.4404

    MentorNet 1275 S. Winchester Blvd., Suite E
    San Jose, CA 95128-3910

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