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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2019
Symposium Undergraduate Global University
Sponsorship
Organizer(s) Kelley Wilkerson, Missouri Univ of Science and Technology
Dana Goski, Allied Mineral Products
James Hemrick, Reno Refractories Inc.
Eva Hemmer, University of Ottawa
Scope “This session will be geared towards materials science undergraduate students with the goal of providing knowledge about various opportunities in industrial, graduate school, and government laboratory settings. Talks will provide information on what can be expected in each path, global/international travel opportunities, typical costs/salaries, possible jobs and responsibilities, and career paths. The goal of this session is to help students gain perspective on career options and to help them determine if they are interested in pursuing graduate school.

Other areas that could be covered include summer internship/co-op opportunities, international scholarships, and travel opportunities. This session is sponsored by ACerS Strategic Planning for Emerging Opportunities (SPEO) committee, the Young Professionals Network, the President’s Council of Student Advisors, and the Manufacturing Division.
Abstracts Due 04/05/2019
Proceedings Plan Undecided
PRESENTATIONS APPROVED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM INCLUDE

A Comparison of Academic Versus Industrial Research Experiences
Career Options in Refractories and Related Industries
Engineering Careers in Manufacturing and How They Can Improve the World
Engineering Graduate Opportunities at Alfred University
Graduate Opportunities at the Colorado School of Mines
High temperature materials: Opportunities in industry and academia
Industrial Support for Undergraduate Research in the PSMRC
Life at a National Laboratory in the Pacific Northwest
Missouri University of Science and Technology: Graduate School Opportunities
My Unexpected Path from Ceramic Engineering to Nuclear Waste Immobilization


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