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  • Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship


    Zenefits is proud to announce the new Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship will award $6,000 to a current STEM college student who demonstrated financial need. 

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a woman who:

    • Is currently enrolled as a full-time college student in the United States
    • Has completed at least one full academic year of college with a GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Is pursuing a degree related to science, technology, mathematics, or engineering; and
    • Has clearly expressed financial need to support educational goals

    The 2015 scholarship application period is now open! To apply click here

    Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2015.

  • Apply for the Student Research Program Fellowship!


    The Student Research Program Fellowship provides funded opportunities for Boise State University students to pursue independent academic and creative work and engage in research under the supervision of a faculty mentor. The program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students in all academic disciplines. The fellowship includes a stipend of $2,500 and project research funds of up to $250.

    More information and the application can be found here!

    Application deadline is Monday, November 9th, 2015. 

  • Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics 2016

    apsphysicsWhat: APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
    When: January 15-16, 2016
    Where: Oregon State University

    CUWiP represents a unique opportunity for young women to engage with and learn from other women in physics at all stages of their physics careers. At CUWiP, budding physicists will experience a professional conference, learn about professions in physics, gain information about graduate school, and share experiences, advice, and ideas with other women scientists.  Men are encouraged to apply as well.

    CUWiP registration, meals, and accommodation are free to students.  Students should ask their departments to help with travel costs, but no student will be turned away because of financial need.  Space may be limited, so priority will be given to students who (i) are undergraduate physics majors, (ii) have never attended an APS CUWiP, and (iii) are applying to attend the conference that is geographically closest to their expected location in January 2016.

    Application deadline is October 16, 2015. 

    For more information about the application, conference, and other information click here!

  • Are you interested in an internship or scholarship with NASA?

    Are you interested in an internship or scholarship with NASA? Sign up to receive updates about upcoming internships, scholarships, and wonderful opportunities. 

    How to get started: 48541

    • Register in OSSI (One Stop Shopping Initiative) by clicking here!
    • Create an interest profile to specify your areas of interest
    • Complete an application
    • Search and select opportunities of interest, identifying your top 15 prior to the end of the application period


  • Job Openings

    Raft Manufacturing Job Position

    Maravia Corporation is a local based raft manufacturer located on 602 East 45th Street Boise, ID. They are looking to hire a local, someone who has knowledge and experience in Rhinoceros 3D, PatternSmith, Microsoft Office Excel and Word. In general they are looking for a CAD or Engineering Technician.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Create patterns and models of boats, operate CNC cutting table, working on custom client projects document production processes, assist with hands on production, raw material inspection, and equipment maintenance.

    For more information please contact Leandra Aburusa at Also, check out their website at 

    Technical Designer Position at Image National

    JOB SUMMARY: Develop technical product drawings including electrical and LED layout for building signs from concept drawings that ensure the manufacture, installation and serviceability of cost effective, quality products by Image National. Facilitate improvements in materials, technical capabilities, and productivity to create value ­add through continuous process improvement.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, drafting, or construction management. Three years of quality assurance, drafting or sign manufacturing experience preferred but not required. Proficiency with Personal Computer software, process development/design, flowcharting, documentation, and process improvement methods. Must have demonstrated experience with application of quality methods/principles. Sign industry experience preferred, but not required. Direct experience may be used to substitute for education requirements. Understanding of Lean manufacturing preferred.

    Interested? Contact the HR Manager Brenda DeSaix at

  • Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab

    Linguistics lab

    The Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab at Boise State offers 15-week internships for undergraduate students interested in diverse fields within the discipline of linguistics. Internships range in scope from project management to data entry and analysis, and in their linguistics areas from phonetics and phonology to language documentation. Former interns have successfully applied to top-ranked graduate programs and other competitive post-baccalaureate opportunities following their graduation. For more information, please visit the Linguistics Lab website.


  • Multiple Scholarship Opportunities

    Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships

    SWE supports women in undergraduate or graduate programs pursuing a careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in both the United States & Mexico. Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible. Award amounts vary and may be renewed. For more information visit their website here!

    UNCF/MERCK Science Initiative Scholarships and Fellowships

    UNCF/MERCK support African American undergraduate students who are interested in science to further their science education and potentially pursue science and engineering careers.  The awards provide tuition support and opportunities for research experience in a state-of-the-art research facility.  At least 15 scholarship awards will be granted in 2015. Each award provides up to $30,000, which includes up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and billable fees.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • African American (Black)
    • Enrolled full-time in any four-year college or university in the United States
    • A junior who will be a B.S. or B.A. degree candidate in the 2015-2016 academic year
    • A life sciences, physical sciences, or engineering major. (Applicants majoring in the physical sciences must have completed two semesters of organic chemistry by the end of the 2014-15 academic year). First professional (Pharm.D., D.V.M., D.D.S., etc.) majors are ineligible
    • A student with a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
    • Committed to and eligible for the summer internship at a Merck facility
    • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

    For more information visit their website here!

    The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Scholarships

    The AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management or construction related engineering programs.

    Eligibility Criteria: 

    • Rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, two, four or five-year accredited construction management or construction-related engineering program
    • College seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate- level construction management or construction-related engineering degree program as a full-time student

    Renewable undergraduate scholarships are worth $2,500 per year for each year of undergraduate study, up to a maximum of $7,500. Over 100 new scholarships are awarded each year. Graduate student scholarships are $7,500 over two years, paid in annual installments of $3,750. It is also possible to win a graduate scholarship for one year. For more information visit their website here!

  • Free Online Tutoring Available

    In need of some free online tutoring help? Advising and Academic Enhancement coordinated free tutoring via chat and drop-box via the e Tutoring program. The following disciplines have tutoring available:

    • Accounting                                                                                  tutor                    
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Biology
    • Calculus
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Engineering
    • Math
    • Microsoft Office
    • Physics
    • Spanich
    • Statistics
    • Web Developement
    • Writing

    For more information please visit AAE’s website by clicking here!

  • ALEKS for STEM Students


    REMINDER: STEM majors who are enrolling in Math 108, 143/144, or 170 are eligible for an ALEKS Learning Modules at no charge.  The Learning Module is designed to help students refresh their math skills.  This is extremely useful if it has been a while since you have taken a math course or you want to improve your preparation for an upcoming course.  Our previous experience is that many students, who have been away from math courses for a while, make sufficient skill gains to test out of a course and thereby accelerate their progress towards a STEM degree.

    To learn more about requesting an ALEKS subscription visit the website, by clicking here!

  • Need Math Help?

    Math help is available for your Math 015-123, 143-144, 160-175 courses!

    Visit the website or click here to download a handy, printable guide!


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  • Interview and Networking Tips for STEM Majors!

    handshakeAre you thinking ahead to job interviews and networking opportunities? Brush up on your business etiquette with tips from Social Essence School of Etiquette, Leadership and Image Development!

    Click below to view the customized Social Essence Newsletters for Boise State students, including advice on making a great first impression and other useful etiquette tips.
    Social Essence Newsletter Issue 1
    Social Essence Newsletter Issue 2
    Social Essence Newsletter Issue 3


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  • TI-84 and TI-89 Calculator Workshop Handouts

    Missed the Calculator workshops held in September? Don’t worry! We have provided the TI-84 and TI-89 handouts for you. Enjoy.

    TI-84 Calculator Handout

    TI-89 Calculator Handout

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