April 7, 2023


EEE Student Office Assistant for 2023-24

EEE is seeking a motivated student to assist with administrative office functions 5-10 hours per week for the next academic year. $10 per hour. Work Study status is preferred but not required. Student with 2-4 semesters left at Purdue preferred.
General Description:
Student will be responsible for performing general administrative support in the EEE office, which may include working with confidential material. Primary responsibility will be to provide assistance to the EEE Associate Director of Advising. Student will become familiar with the EEE degree requirements and how they fit into myPurduePlan and/or EduNav degree audit tools. Student will work under moderate supervision and be expected to exercise a high level of time management and independent judgment.
If interested, review the full description attachment. Please send resume and a statement of interest to Tammi Thayer at thayert@purdue.edu no later than 8AM Friday, April 14. Your statement should be 300 words or less addressing how you feel you can contribute to the EEE office based on what you know of the position, and why you would like to work in the EEE office.



Engineering Academic Support - webpage with resources

Did you know the College of Engineering has a webpage dedicated to listing academic resources for classes, such as Supplemental Instruction, resource rooms, and how to find a free tutor for some key engineering classes.  Free tutoring is available for some CE and ME courses. Tutoring sessions are scheduled through Boiler Connect, choose Polytech & Engineering Tutoring appointment type to schedule. Visit https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/Academics/CurrentStudents/academic-and-tutoring-resources to see what else is available to you to help. 


Academic Success Center Workshops 

Create Your Finals Game Plan; Organization, Prioritization, and Scheduling

  • Thursday, April 13 at 7pm
  • Monday, April 17 at 6pm
  • Create your Finals Game Plan allows you to reflect on the semester and determine what you need for a successful finals week. During this session we will explore learning activities and study strategies, highlight different scheduling methods, and create your game plan!

Purdue Engineering GradTrack Scholars

If you identify as an underrepresented undergraduate student in engineering, then this online mentoring cohort is for you!

  • Demystify graduate school, summer research programs, and the application process (specific dates/times are on our website).
  • Learn from mentors who are current Purdue Engineering BIPOC graduate students.
  • Be part of a supportive and limited cohort.
  • Finish the program with completed documents for a competitive graduate school application or summer research application.
  • We encourage you to also simultaneously apply for a free visit to Purdue's Campus through the Graduate Diversity Visitation program (GDVP). 

Fun Fact: The GradTrack Scholars program has been recognized nationally and was recently awarded the 2023 CoNECD Program of the Year. Be part of the GradTrack Scholars family!

Learn more and apply by April 12, 2023. 




Student News Submissions

Have you recently accomplished something noteworthy (award, scholarship/fellowship, publication, poster presentation, internship, full-time job) that you’d like to share with EEE?

Please send Jess Mehr the basic information, a quote, and a high quality photo by using the attached EEE Student News Submission template.


Job Corner with Ms. Whelton, PE

If you are looking for summer job opportunities there is still time.  I will continue to send emails about opportunities.

The CCO is a great place to find both full time and internship related opportunities.  I don’t post their opportunities.  If you don’t have a CCO account or haven’t looked at it this semester, please go to here.  The jobs tab of Linked In is another great way to look for jobs or even using general job search engines.  Don’t forget that research counts as related experience! 

There is one more career fair to look for job opportunities, the Just in Time career fair on April 19th.  There are also informational sessions still going on which are a great way to connect with employers.   Currently Cummins and NextEra Energy are companies of interest that have sessions coming up after spring break.  Keep checking to see if more are added and to see if there are others that interest you.  

The CCO is also hosting a virtual negotiation event.  Might be good to attend.  I’m also here to help you with your personal negotiation, job offer, career path and resume.  Just email me to make an appointment. 

Need a professional outfit for an interview or recognition night?  The CCO has a career closet where you can get a professional outfit for free! 


Volunteer Opportunity at NICHES Land Trust's War of the Weeds

Every spring, the invasive plant garlic mustard emerges across our preserves in large numbers. If left unchecked, this weed can change soil chemistry, overtake the forest’s understory, and diminish the beautiful display of native ephemeral wildflowers. This year, there will be 36 garlic mustard pulling shifts at a variety of NICHES preserves within a 10-50 minute drive of Lafayette. There are shifts every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from April 14th to May 21st 2023. Shift 1: 10AM-1PM, Shift 2: 1PM-4PM.

To sign up.


OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training

Improve worker health and safety in your facility by completing the OSHA 10-Hour General Industry course where attendees are taught to recognize and prevent hazards. Upon completion of all 10 hours of this workshop, participants will receive their OSHA 10 Card. Active members of SEHSA can attend this workshop at no charge. Contact Kenneth Burnell at kburnell@purdue.edu to register.

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry:

     When:   April 17 & 24

     Time:    12:30 – 6:00 pm EDT (both days)

     Where: Purdue University, Stone Hall, Room 215,

                 700 W State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907    

     Cost:     FREE for active SEHSA members

                   Must be registered to attend.

Registration closes on 4/11/23



LEED Green Associate (GA) Training-Webinar and Online

Boost your career prospects with the prestigious LEED Green Associate designation! LEED is the benchmark for green building certification, and having this accreditation demonstrates to employers and clients that you have a certified expertise in the field.

The following live webinars can be streamed on any of the following dates:

1. April 15 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT
2. May 6 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT
3. June 3 2023 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EDT - OR -
4. On-demand recordings completed at your own pace
A. LEED AP BD+C (Level 2) – On-Demand

The above options (1-4) are all identical.

Cost: $200 - Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150)

Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here - https://leadinggreen.com/online


Purdue West Lafayette Earth Month Celebration

Purdue West Lafayette is transitioning its usual Earth Week celebration into an Earth Month celebration to better incorporate all of the greater community events and get more campus members involved. More information on all the events happening during Earth Month can be found here: https://www.purdue.edu/physicalfacilities/units/cpas/sustainability/involved/earth-week.html.  Be on the lookout for future communications on social media (@SustainPurdue), in Purdue Today and via email.

There are a number of volunteer opportunities open up to all community members. Below are some campus opportunities to highlight.

  • Boiler Green Initiative is hosting Campus Cleanups on three Sundays (April 2nd, 16th, and 30th). See the website above for more info on those.
  • Wed, April 5th – Stewart Woods Invasive Removal with FNR - 4:30-7:30pm – Register Here
  • Tues, April 11th and Wed, April 12 – Lugar Farm Tree Planting with FNR –2-8pm both days – Register Here
  • Friday, April 28th – Arbor Day Tree Planting – 9:30am to 2pm – Register Here


PESC Resilience Scholarship

Applications for the PESC Resilience Scholarship, a new scholarship sponsored by the Purdue Engineering Student Council, are now open! This scholarship works to recognize students within the College of Engineering that have faced adversity throughout the course of their life and have exhibited resilience when facing these challenges, enabling them to mature into the person they are today. The PESC Resilience Scholarship is open to all undergraduate engineering students at Purdue who will be graduating in December 2023 or beyond. All eligible students are highly encouraged to apply! Please complete the following application by April 21, 2023, at 11:59 PM Est to be considered for the scholarship. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to reach out to pescresilience.scholarship@gmail.com

 Application: PESC_Resilience_Scholarship


Summer Scholarship Opportunities at Purdue

Advisor-Initiated Scholarship – Advisors nominate up to three students who would benefit from online or on-campus summer courses for a scholarship of up to $500.  Let Tammi Thayer (thayert@purdue.edu) know if you would like to be nominated.

Summer Stay – Selected students can earn up to $2,500 in exchange for completing a 140-hour research or internship experience alongside 9+ credit hours. Research and internship credits count. This opportunity is very competitive.     

Summer Internship Plus – Selected students earn up to $1,000 for completing an off-campus internship alongside 6+ credit hours of online or on-campus coursework. Internship credits count.            

Summer Finish Scholarship – Selected students earn up to $500 for graduating in August instead of waiting until December.

Summer Financial Aid - All students interested in receiving summer financial aid need to complete the Summer Aid Application. The Summer Aid Application is available in the myPurdue account under the Financial Tab. Initial summer financial aid notifications will begin approximately the first week of April. If an application is submitted after this time, it will take1-2 weeks to receive a Financial Aid award notification from that submission date. More information is available on the Summer Aid website.

Summer Housing – Summer housing contracts are open.  Undergraduate students who are registered for at least one course can find more information on the Summer Housing website.  Students completing non-credit internship or research experiences should visit the Summer Intern Housing website


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