Monthly Newsletter

July 2017
Table of Contents
  • 2017 SHPE National Conference
  • Summer Plans: Social Media Feature
  • Past Internships/Co-ops
  • Cisco Virtual Career Planning Workshops
  • Accenture: Grace Hopper Scholarship
  • SHPE Graduate Content
  • Class Recommendations Sheet
  • Diversity Conference Scholarship
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Meme of the Week
  • Quote of the Week

2017 SHPE National Conference
This year the SHPE National Conference will be in Kansas City! This is a great opportunity for all students (including freshman) to network with large company recruiters, attend useful professional workshops and possibly get internships! 
If you are interested in attending, please fill out this quick survey.
Dates: November 1-5 2017
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

For questions, please contact Estefania Fernandez.240.

#SHPE in the Summer!
SHPE wants to feature its members on social media! Please write a short paragraph letting us know what you are doing this summer whether that is an internship, summer classes, traveling, etc. Fill out your response in this survey. Have a great summer!

If you are comfortable being featured on social media, please also send Karen Santos.147 a picture of your summer activities!


Past Internships and Co-ops!

SHPE wants to know about its members past internships and co-ops! Please answer a few questions about them HERE 
Cisco Offers Free Virtual Summer Career Planning for Students

Jump-start your Fall job search.  Join Cisco for their three-part Virtual Summer Career Planning Series to get  Summer Career Planning tips and advice. 

Use the link below to preregister to attend one or all of their Virtual Webinar Career Planning sessions.  Whether your job search is for a full-time position or an internship, these sessions are designed to help you put your best foot forward.
  • LinkedIn 101- How to create a strong LinkedIn profile- June 16
  • How to Get the Job- Making a great first impression in your interview- July 21
  • Navigating Your University Career Fair- Why you need a plan - August 25
Space is Limited.  Interested students can click here to preregister for one or all of the three-part Summer Webinar Series.  Cisco will contact you with login information closer to the session date.

If you have questions regarding the Summer Career Series please email Cisco at

We’re excited to launch the first ever Accenture Grace Hopper Scholarship Program! Ten scholarships are on the line to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Orlando, October 4-6, 2017.
Join us for an action-packed, three days with 18,000 of the coolest women in tech. Get connected, be inspired and give your tech career a major head start. And we’re picking up the tab!

• All access, three-day conference pass
• Round-trip airfare
• Hotel accommodations
• Daily meal stipend
• An interview for a full-time role or internship
• A spotlight as a social media ambassador

Let’s get started! Applying is only one click away.

Applications close Monday, July 10 at 5:00pm EDT.
In addition, please take a moment to learn more about our virtual recruit-a-thon happening now, and how to stay connected about career opportunities.

SHPE Graduate Content

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

Class Recommendations

SHPE still wants class recommendations! Below is a link where students can enter classes and professors that they have found enjoyable or easier. This way all members can see which classes and professors to stay away from and in which to enroll! Please take some time to enter a few recommendations. You can find the spreadsheet HERE.
SHPE National Scholarship

SHPE National scholarships are still open! Please take a moment to review the different options available to you and your eligibility by visiting the scholarships page

Applications close July 31, 2017.
Apply HERE!

For any questions regarding SHPE National Scholarships contact

Chinese Camps!
These are camps run here on campus for Chinese middle school students who are in the US for a couple weeks to practice their English. Help them build speakers!

Monday July 10 1:30-3:00pm
Friday July 14 1:30-3:00pm, 3:00-4:30pm
Saturday July 15 1:30-3:00pm
Wednesday July 19 1:30-3:00pm
Friday July 21 1:30-3:00pm
Saturday July 22 1:30-3:00pm
Sunday July 23 1:30-3:00pm

Monday July 24 1:30-3:00pm
Friday July 28 1:30-3:00pm, 3:00-4:30pm
Saturday July 29 1:30-3:0pm
Sunday July 30 1:30-3:00pm
Monday July 31 1:30-3:00pm

Location: OSU Campus
Sign Up: Click on your preferred date above and you will be taken to the sign up sheet
Contact: Anderson.67

Hands on STEM Activities with Highschool Students
Goddard School in Lewis Center OH
Date: Wednesday July 12 10:00-12:30pm
Lewis Center OH (Dr. Anderson can drive)
Signup: HERE
Contact: Anderson.67

*If you sign up for any of these volunteering opportunities, please email Diana Ulloa.15 with your shift information.

Latino Events
Festival Latino 2017
If you are still in Columbus or nearby this summer you need to check out this festival! Practically every Hispanic culture is represented in some way during this festival. There are street lined with delicious food, fantastic live bands and dance groups preforming throughout the day, popup stores for buying cultural jewelry and clothing, etc. It is a lot of fun and it's free!
Make sure to wear or bring something to represent your Hispanic heritage!

Date: August 12-13, 11am-8pm
Location: Genoa Park
Details: HERE!
Meme of the Week:
Quote of the Week:

"As engineers, we are going to be in a position to change the world, not just study it." 
      - Henry Petroski
SHPE @ The Ohio State University
Minority Engineering Program
122 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH. 43120-1275

Advisor: Lisa Barclay
Co-Advisor: Anabel Galan