Monthly Newsletter

June 2017
Table of Contents
  • 2017 SHPE National Conference
  • Summer Plans: Social Media Feature
  • Cisco Virtual Career Planning Workshops
  • PiNO Job Fair
  • Latina Entrepreneur Academy
  • Accenture Early ID Conference
  • 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!

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
PiNO Career Fair
The Graduate Macromolecular Student Organization at Case Western Reserve University would like to invite post-doctorate, graduate, and undergraduate students from all science and engineering programs to attend the PiNO Career Fair on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. PiNO is a one-day job fair and conference that allows students seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time employment to present posters, network with industry representatives, and win cash prizes.

Don’t let the name fool you - PiNO, the Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio attracts industry from all STEM fields, not just polymers This conference is geared towards, but not limited to, students in the following fields: macromolecular/polymer science and engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, and materials science and engineering. Registration is just $10 for all students, researchers, and young professionals.

Space is Limited. Interested students can click here to register or get more information about the PiNO Career Fair.  

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments please contact the director Parker Lee at
Cost: Free!
Date: 4 Saturdays in June and July from 8:30am-12pm (June 3rd, 17th and July 8th and 29th; Graduation: August 12th 10am-12pm)
Location: HCDC Business Center, Conference Room 160, 1776 Mentor Ave Cincinnati, OH 45212

Sign Up: Email or Call 5135497750

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
LASER: Volunteer with HS Latinx Students
The IMPACT team will receive students from Westland High school to take their ACT. After the students finish testing, they will be escorted to Hagerty Hall, where refreshments (pizza and pop), and LASER mentors await to socialize, and give them mini tours around campus. They need 4 LASER mentors to help out.
Date: 11:00am-2:00pm Saturday June 10th
Location: Hagerty Hall, OSU
Estephanie Ortiz.115 

Ohio Hispanic Coalition STEM Summer Camp Day!
Take STEM hands on activities to OHC Summer Camp and spark students' interest in these fields
June 13th and June 27th 9am-12pm
Location: On June 13th: West 1500 Demorest Road, Columbus Ohio
On June 27th: East 201-2019 N. Hamilton Road- Howard Center
Sign Up:
Contact: Alejandro Nuñez.46

Hands on STEM Activities with Highschool Students
Minority in Engineering STARS camp
Date: Tuesday, June 13 from 1:30pm to 2:20pm 
Location: TBD, on campus
SignUp: HERE
Contact: Anderson.67

Women in Engineering RISE camp
Date: Tuesday, June 20th from 1:20pm to 2:20pm
Location: TBD, on campus
Contact: Anderson.67

Columbus Academy
Date: Wednesday June 21 from 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Location: 4300 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230
Contact: Anderson.67

*If you sign up for any of these volunteering opportunities, please email Paloma Cooper.2337 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:

"If you are willing to do only what is easy, life will be hard, but if you are willing to do what is hard, life will be easy." 
      - T. Harv Eker
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