- Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)
November 5, 2013 - August 31, 2014
- Thomas Jefferson Students Can Assist with Creative Problem Solving
January 1, 2014 - July 1, 2014
- Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges
March 13, 2014
- NIST Civil Infrastructure Showcase
March 13, 2014 - March 14, 2014
- Human Resource Leadership Awards Networking Event
March 15, 2014
- Angel Investing Seminars
March 26, 2014
- Bitcamp, University of Maryland's Largest Hackathon
April 4, 2014 - April 6, 2014
- Boy Scout Council of the National Capital Area Needs Your Help for Scout Engineering Day
April 5, 2014
- X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium
April 24, 2014
- USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)
Looking for College/University Student Interns for this Spring, Summer, or Fall?
The Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is a free online system that enables companies to select and hire spring, summer, and fall interns from a large pool of pre-qualified college and university STEM students throughout Virginia.
How it works:
Companies can register now and enter their internship opportunities. Once registered, companies can search the student database. The VSGC also has full-time staff that, without charge, can perform and/or assist companies with the search process.
Advantages for Participating Companies:
Thomas Jefferson Students Can Assist with Creative Problem Solving
The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Partnership Fund is offering NVTC members access to a brainstorm session with amazing TJ students. A session could result in innovative solutions for technology- or science-based companies while providing TJ students with a unique and interactive educational experience. This is a great opportunity to discover future talent. Gain a fresh perspective on a current business challenge, or find a longer-term solution to future workforce issues with the best TJ students.
Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges
Hosted by NOVA’s Workforce Development Division
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NOVA’s Workforce Development Division will host a presentation titled “Northern Virginia’s Workforce Outlook: Future Workforce Development Challenges”. The presenter is Dr. Stephen Fuller, Ph.D., a renowned Regional and International Economist. During his presentation he will share his research findings and give attendees a glimpse into Northern Virginia’s economic future. Dr. Fuller will also focus on the changing job market and its occupational implications. At the end of the presentation attendees will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Fuller and a panel of local business leaders questions regarding this important Northern Virginia economic topic. For more information and to register please visit the event website here.
NIST Civil Infrastructure Showcase
Date: March 13-14, 2014
Location: National Institute of Standards and Technology
In 2008 and 2009, the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) at NIST held funding competitions in Civil Infrastructure (CI) entitled Advanced Sensing Technologies for the Infrastructure. Its aim was to boost state-of-the-art sensing technologies and advanced repair/retrofit materials for structural health monitoring and repair of bridges, roads, water mains, dams/levees, and wastewater collection systems that are more accurate, easier to use, and more economically feasible than current technologies. Seventeen projects, involving more than 50 U.S. companies, universities, and government agencies, were selected in the two competitions. This Showcase will bring together a majority of the TIP CI award recipients to present their research results to a wide audience with interest in monitoring, assessing, and remediating the safety and integrity of America's civil infrastructure.
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Human Resource Leadership Awards Networking Event
Applications due by: March 15
The Human Resource Leadership Awards (HRLA) invites YOU to consider where you have seen excellence demonstrated in the human resource industry. Nominate those professionals for an award to recognize them for their leadership, innovation, strategic alignment, social responsibility, or mentoring! This is a great opportunity to promote someone and their company. Nominate by March 15!
Angel Investing Seminars
Hosted by the Angel Resource Institute
Date: March 26, 2014
Location: Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009
The Angel Resource Institute (ARI) is presenting three workshops in Washington, DC, Wednesday, March 26. This is your opportunity to learn from seasoned angels that have had both wins and losses in their investments. These sessions are your chance to find out what investors are looking for and to gain the edge you need to get deals done.
Angel Investing Overview
Valuation of Early-Stage Companies
Bitcamp, University of Maryland's Largest Hackathon
Presented by the University of Maryland
Dates: April 4 - 6, 2014
Location: Cole Field House
University of Maryland, College Park
Bitcamp is the University of Maryland's premier hackathon, drawing 750-1250 students from across the nation. Companies interested in getting involved should go to Bitcamp's website to contact Bitcamp's sponsorship team.
The idea for Bitcamp stems from YOU+TECH, where students are encouraged to take something they love and infuse it with tech. Hackathons are amazing opportunities for companies to get great product feedback, recruit some of the top talent in the nation, and mentor the next generation of developers and entrepreneurs. If that's not enough, s'mores, tech talks, and cool swag will be provided to all participants, all weekend long. For more information, follow Bitcamp on Twitter @bitcmp.
Boy Scout Council of the National Capital Area Needs Your Help for Scout Engineering Day
Date: April 5, 2014
The Boy Scouts of America understands that the disciplines of STEM are considered by many to be the foundation of an advanced society. In many forums – including political, governmental and academic – the strength of the STEM workforce is viewed as an indicator of a nation's ability to sustain itself. To engage our youth members in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the Boy Scouts of America has created new program initiative that emphasizes STEM in the context of the current advancement programs. BSA's STEM initiative gives Scouts an opportunity to explore relevant skills and experiences and to be recognized for their achievements. The aim is to expose youth to new opportunities and help them develop the STEM skills critical for the competitive world marketplace. Our council is preparing itself to implement these initiatives.
One of the highlights of the year is the Scout Engineering Day. For the third year in a row, MITRE is scheduled to host its Scout Engineering Day on April 5, 2014! Classes are open to registered Boy Scouts, Venturers, Varsity Scouts, and Sea Scouts, plus Cadet, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts. Participants receive an event patch and Scouts can work on multiple STEM merit badges. Get involved and help educate the area's youth! If you are interested in getting involved in the Scout Engineering Day, reach out to Nicholas Maliszewskyj, Chair, NCAC STEM Committee, email@example.com. For more information, go to: http://www.ncacbsa.org/?STEM
X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium
Presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Pre-registration required. General admission $25, teacher and student rate $15.
On April 24, 2014, some of the greatest visionaries of our time will get together to share their passion for science and engineering with 3,000 students from the greater Washington, D.C. area. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to meet private and commercial space flight astronauts, explorers of the Titanic, the decipherer of the human genome, the science advisor to the President of the United States, oceanographers and whale researchers, astrophysicists and the youngest person to pilot a plane solo around the world!
X-STEM – presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune - is the world’s first Extreme STEM symposium for elementary through high school students. Select from 60 mind-blowing talks on some of the hottest topics in science.Limited space available! Sign up now here.
USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
Date: April 26 - 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Free and open to the public!
What is the universe made of? What will be the next medical breakthrough? What does science have to do with Extreme Sports? And does Hollywood get the science right? Find out at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, hosted by Lockheed Martin! Explore science and engineering with more than 3000 fun, hands-on activities in fields like robotics, genomics, advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, DIY/Makers, space exploration, green chemistry, bioengineering, oceanography and many more.
The festival will feature more than 100 stage shows starring Dirty Job’s Mike Rowe, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Grammy Award Winners They Might Be Giants, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, MoneyBall’s Paul Depodesta, cast and crew members from TV Shows like Big Bang Theory, House and Breaking Bad. Other highlights include the Career Pavilion for high-school students with a Job and College Fair, and a Book Fair featuring over 30 leading science authors. The Expo is free of charge and is perfect for teens, children and their families.
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