Weekly Digest 6.16.2021

LGBTQIA Resource Center Student Relief Fund

Over the past year, the Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center and Lavender Alumni (GTLA) have collaborated on a Student Emergency Fund specifically designated to meet the unique needs of LGBTQIA students. This fund will support Tech’s student community with mini-grants to cover unexpected expenses such as housing, food, and medical support.  

The Center has launched a campaign for fund donations to run June 15 – July 15. Its goal is to raise $10,000 or create an endowment to ensure a consistent availability of funding for this project. 

Learn more about the fund and donate at:


REMINDER: GSAC Resume Blitz – Feedback Requested

Grad Students:

In the Fall 2021 semester, the GSAC would like to initiate our very first Resume Blitz event, we will pair this event with the Career Fair. During this event, students will have the opportunity to have their resume reviewed by various professionals to receive feedback on its content and style, in a speed dating format. Since this is the inaugural event, we need your help to ensure its success. Please fill out the survey to provide us the necessary information to recruit the appropriate industry, government, and/or faculty for the event.

Please complete this inquiry form by Friday, June 18th. If you have any questions please reach out to Emily Foster [Emily.Foster@ce.gatech.edu]


Survey Link>> https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dpq1czRk4wwjKbY

Management of Technology Certificate Program


The Management of Technology (MoT) Certificate is awarded by the Scheller College of Business. The program provides a strong foundation of managerial decision-making focused on firms driven by innovations in science and technology. A survey of recipients reported that the MoT Certificate enhanced job prospects as well as their overall capability and job performance.


Program Overview

The MoT Certificate is designed to serve Georgia Tech graduate students (MBA and non-MBA) who recognize the need to learn how to transfer technical and scientific expertise into innovations that impact the competitive marketplace. After completing the certificate, a student will have the multidisciplinary perspective necessary to meet the challenges faced by established firms as well as start-ups operating in dynamic and uncertain environments.


Program Requirements

The certificate is awarded to recipients of graduate degrees from Georgia Tech who satisfy program requirements. A student who earns the MoT Certificate completes a required course (MGT-ISyE 6772) that presents a multidisciplinary view of innovation and technology management. Additionally, a student develops an individualized program of study by selecting three electives from an approved list. The electives include analysis of emerging technologies, business process analysis and design, business strategies for sustainability, collaborative product development, e-commerce, project management, supply chain modeling, and technology ventures.


More Information

For more information including the complete list of approved electives, please see http://scheller.gatech.edu/motcert.

ExxonMobil Fellowship Opportunities


2021 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

ExxonMobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil professional to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting.

Fellowship Components
The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements
This opportunity is highly competitive and open to rising sophomores, juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students  attending a 4-year college or university.
Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority:

·            Civil Engineering

·            Chemical Engineering

·            Computer Engineering

·            Electrical Engineering

·            Geoscience

·            Material Science and Engineering

·            Mechanical Engineering

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

Other Requirements:

·            Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above

·            Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

·            Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).


2021 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line.


The 2021 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close July 31, 2021, @11:59 p.m.

This opportunity available through the LOFT program are for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company’s website directly. 



Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Masters Research Associate – Marine Renewable Energy




Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Coastal Sciences

Group: Marine Energy

Job Description

The position will work primarily on projects associated with developing marine renewable energy projects for coastal communities and other small-scale markets, such as aquaculture, mariculture and ocean observing. The successful candidate will assist with synthesizing and interpreting scientific information on interdisciplinary projects, and may work across projects in ocean technology, community engagement, and coastal ecosystems. A strong background in engineering, marine science, or related fields is needed to advance ocean energy development in this emerging field.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.

Preferred Qualifications

·         Recent master’s degree in engineering or marine science

·         Familiarity with ocean technology, such as marine renewable energy or ocean observing technology

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Ability to work independently as well as with a team of scientists, engineers, and policy analysts

·         Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting, with experience working across marine science, mechanical engineering, and community engagement

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via https://jobs.pnnl.gov/help.stm

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.


Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Coastal Research

Opening Date: 2021-06-09

Closing Date: 2021-07-09



Visiting Instructor Positions – Georgia Southern University


Visiting Instructor —Search #12092 (2 positions)

Department of Civil Engineering and Construction

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction (CEC) in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Visiting Instructor for the 2021-22 academic year. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro campus.

Georgia Southern University is a distinctive combination of Southern charm and uncompromising academics. We are a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution serving about 26,500 students through nine colleges on three beautiful oak-lined campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Throughout its degree offerings at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern cultivates community collaboration, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906 as a school for teaching modern agricultural production techniques and homemaking skills to rural school children. Its Savannah campus was established in 1935 as Armstrong Junior College for local youth who could not afford to attend college away from home. The Liberty Center in Hinesville was established in 1998 to serve the military and their families at nearby Fort Stewart, the largest military base east of the Mississippi. All three locations came together in 2018 when Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University consolidated. The “new” Georgia Southern University preserves a passion for serving its neighbors while preparing students for lifelong service as scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities.

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University’s academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution’s Inclusive Excellence goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, the CEC department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering (BSCE), Construction Engineering (BSConE), and Construction (BSCons). The BSCE program is accredited by ABET and the BSCons program is accredited by ACCE; the BSConE program is seeking initial ABET accreditation in 2021. The department also offers a Master of Science degree program in Civil Engineering. Delivery of the curriculum for each program emphasizes hands-on and experiential learning where students develop practical skills valued by employers. State-of-the art equipment, instruments and advanced software are employed in both classroom and laboratory/field settings to prepare students to be productive technical professionals upon graduation.

Position Description. The desired areas of specialization for the position include teaching engineering and construction graphics, surveying, project management, and civil engineering and construction finance. Reporting to the Department Chair, visiting instructors normally teach 15 credit hours per semester and hold regular office hours. All visiting positions are non-tenure track. The appointment is for Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 with the possibility of a one-year extension pending funding and satisfactory performance. The extension year would be a terminal year, without exception.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field by August 1, 2021with at least 18 graduate semester credit hours in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field
  • The technical ability to teach engineering/construction graphics, surveying, and project management/finance
  • A willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development
  • Authorization to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field by August 1, 2021
  • Experience with online instruction at the university level
  • Relevant industry/professional experience

Screening of applications will begin June 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The position starting date is August 1, 2021. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; copies of unofficial graduate transcripts; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. David Scott, Search Chair, Search #12092

Department of Civil Engineering and Construction

Georgia Southern University

Electronic mail: dscott@georgiasouthern.edu

Telephone: 912-478-6453

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or www.cec.georgiasouthern.edu. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.