Weekly Newsletter
March 27th, 2017
Table of Contents
  • RLDC 2017
  • Rockwell Automation Workshop/E-board Elections
    • April 7th @ 5:15pm
  • Caterpillar Craft Night
    • April 8th
  • SHPE Scholarships
    • March 31st @ 11:59pm
  • AfterCollege Student Scholarships
  • SHPE Graduate Content
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Latino Events
  • Meme of the Week
  • Quote of the Week

RLDC 2017

A huge thank you to the 12 members who represented us at the Regional Leadership Development Conference in Detroit, Michigan. During the conference the members attended workshops, mock interviews, a career fair, and a gala as well as explored the city. The SHPE at OSU chapter was recognized with the Blue Chip Award for their outstanding efforts and ability to implement the five pillars of SHPE.

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Rockwell Automation Workshop/

E-board Elections

Come Join SHPE for the last general body meeting of the spring semester. Don't miss your chance to vote for next years E-board members! Rockwell Automation will also present a workshop after e-board elections.

Date: April 7th @ 5:15pm
Location: Dreese Lab 113

Caterpillar Craft Night

Caterpillar is planning to host a raft night in collaboration with SHPE, NSBE, and SWE. This is a great way to meet recruiters in a more relaxed environment! If you are interested in the event please fill out this form.

Date: April 8th (early evening)
Location: TBA

SHPE Scholarships

SHPE OSU Scholarships are open! This is the first time we are able to award scholarships and we would like to receive as many applications as possible! Awards will be given at the MEP Banquet on Thursday, April 13th.

Deadline: March 31st
SHPE OSU Scholarships

Academic & Professional: This scholarship will be awarded to one underclassmen and one upperclassmen who have shown outstanding growth in their academic performance throughout the year.

Involvement: This scholarship will be awarded to one underclassmen and one upperclassmen who have shown outstanding leadership and initiative throughout the year with the chapter by participating in workshops, socials, and volunteering opportunities.

Apply Online
SHPE National Scholarships

All scholarships open March 1, 2017 and close July 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM PST. You must submit a photo/video release form , a student profile form including a professional head-shot photo, updated resume, unofficial transcripts, and any other official documentation as required by the scholarship sponsor. Register below to begin the application process!

Apply Online
How to Apply Contact Information
Step 1 Read instructions completely
Step 2 Click blue "Apply" button
For any questions regarding SHPE OSU Scholarships contact Nicolas Fernandez.202@osu.edu

For any questions regarding SHPE National Scholarships contact scholarships@shpe.org

AfterCollege Student Scholarships

AfterCollege scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate professionalism and a passion for their future careers. This means that we evaluate applicants' profiles with the eye of a hiring manager.

You can learn How to Create a Ridiculously Good Looking AfterCollege Profile on our blog. Best of luck!


Next Deadline: March 31st
AfterCollege Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Apply Online
AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Apply Online
AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship 

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

Apply Online
How to Apply About AfterCollege
Step 1 Read instructions completely
Step 2 Click blue "Apply" button

Step 3 Complete your AfterCollege profile
We have a lofty vision: to help every college student and recent graduate discover their career path. In our 16 year history, AfterCollege has become the largest career network for college students and recent graduates. Our patented job-matching algorithm pairs new job seekers with opportunities that fit their degree, school, skills and interests making the job search and the candidate search more efficient for everyone.
Ohio State University Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Career Network

Relevant entry-level job, internship and scholarship opportunities curated for students of Ohio State University Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers:

SHPE Graduate Content 

SHPE OSU Research Talks Sign-up
Slots are still open! Come and let other SHPE members know about your research! Talks will be approx. 30 min long and will include questions/feedback from your SHPE peers.  Limited to 1 presenter per session.  Separate instructions will be provided once signed up.
If you are interested, sign up

Coffee with Grad Chair
Come chat with the Grad Chair about your research, graduate school questions, applications, career advice, etc., while getting free coffee. Limited to 2 members.  First come first served!
If you are interested, sign up

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Applications
Don't miss your chance for a potential summer research position.  Applications for over 100 sites are open with deadlines fast approaching.  Please contact our Graduate Chair, Alex Avendano.8, for questions regarding applications and/or summer REUs.
For more information, please click


BMES Blood Drive
This Blood Drive organized by BMES and the Central Ohio Red Cross will help restock the shelves for a dwindling blood supply to provide life to those in need. Help us to be lifesavers!

Date: March 29th, 2017, 9:30am-4:30pm 
Location: Physics Research Building 
Shifts: 1 hour shifts
Volunteers: 16
Contact: Bernie Cook.1327 or Qinwan Rabbani.6 (to sign up contact event coordinators above)
Incentive: Small snacks will be provided 

Ohio Science Olympiad
Help kids build speakers and LED flashlights! This is just one of the many events they have to choose from. 

Date: April 1st, 8:15am-1:15pm 
Location:  260 Dreese Lab 
Shifts: Start at 8:15am, 9:30am, 10:45am, and 12:15am
Incentive: Free lunch for volunteers

*If you sign up for any of these volunteering opportunities, please email Paloma Cooper.2337 with your shift information.

Latino Events

OSUnidos: What it means to be Sanctuary City (DICE)
OSUnidos will be discussing sanctuary cities, what they are, and what it means to be one.

Date: March 30th, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room
Contact: Indra Leyva-Santiago.1

MEP Banquet
You are invited to the 38th Annual Minnie M. McGee Recognition and Awards Banquet. he banquet recognizes and honors MEP students for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service. With the generously support of our alumni and industry partners, MEP banquet will offer awards and financial support to outstanding students that demonstrated high performance levels this school year. RSVP here. 

Date: April 13th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Blackwell Inn at OSU
2110 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH 43210 
Contact: Anabel Galan.8, Lisa Barclay.4

Student volunteers needed to visit high schools known as LASER Hubs once a week to help students prepare for college, find scholarships, work on essays, fill out common application, and compare universities. For any questions and more information contact Elena Costello.45.
here for the Hub locations.

*For other Latinx events click here.

Meme of the Week:
Quote of the Week:
"But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." 
      - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban       
SHPE @ The Ohio State University
Minority Engineering Program
122 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH. 43120-1275

Advisor: Lisa Barclay
Email: barclay.4@osu.edu
Co-Advisor: Anabel Galan
Email: galan.8@osu.edu