Monday, September 23, 2013

Gwinnett County schools: Chemistry Teacher needed

This just in!

Gwinnett County is in immediate need of a Chemistry teacher in the Lawrenceville area.  Applicants must have already passed the GACE Basic Skills/Program Admission and the GACE Chemistry.  This job is not posted yet.

For more information, please contact:

Patrice Pendergast, PHR
Human Resources - Recruitment Coordinator
phone: (678) 301-6076

Contact Susan Belmonte, Pre-Teaching Advisor, for help with your resume and other information related to applying in general.

Susan Belmonte, M.Ed.
Pre-Teaching Advisor
Georgia Tech Learning Excellence
Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
404.385.3494 (office)
susan.belmonte2 (Skype)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Especially for International Students...

Career Services is collaborating with the Office of International Education (OIE) on several programs this fall. These are two coming in the September and October:

Guest Speaker Dan Beaudry, Author of “Power Ties:  The International Student's Guide to Finding a Job in the United States”
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Student Center Theater

Choosing Your Path: Career Exploration for International Students
Three -90 minutes sessions for small groups of international students. Students are required to contact Lanie Damon at:  before joining the group. 

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013      
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013 
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Time: 4:00 p.m.

The GREEN Program

The GREEN Program is a short-term experience which combines hands-on education, adventure, service learning, cultural immersion and global networking to create an unparalleled learning experience in Iceland & Costa Rica. This program becomes a launchpad for the future innovative leaders of tomorrow.

Upon completion of the GREEN program you will receive:
* Experiential Education visiting several renewable energy facilities
* Service Learning through community service projects in impoverished areas
* Adventures such as surfing, glacier & jungle hiking or tectonic plate snorkeling
* Cultural Immersion in local indigenous tribes, eco-lodges or animal rehabilitation reserves
* Entrepreneurial inspiration developing your own green venture
* Access to our alumni network with job opportunities and industry connections
* Custom letters of recommendation based on your capstone project
* Transferable academic credit awarded by Reykjavik University

Costa Rica 12 days Summer and Winter, 9 days Spring
Five forms of renewable energy, action-packed adventures, cultural immersion, memories for a lifetime all in paradise.

Iceland 10 days Summer, 8 days Winter and Spring
Noted as the greenest country in the world, Iceland is an untapped reserve of energy and adventure. We have partnered with Reykjavík University's Renewable Energy and Sustainability Master's Program (REYST) and the School of Science and Engineering to provide quality insight into the industry from the leading innovators.

Dare to be different. Dare to be you. Challenge the world.
Define your career path in 10 days
Apply Today!

Take a Professor to Lunch!

Invite any faculty, staff, or teacher's assistant to join you for lunch to get to know them and enjoy a great meal!  Tickets are on sale for only $7 (for the pair) through Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at - go to tickets.  If you have any questions, please contact

Then meet your professor for lunch on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at the Student Center Ballroom!

And remember... DRESS TO IMPRESS!!  Don't fret! If you're afraid you won't have anything to discuss with your professor, we will have conversation starters on the tables.

OXE Tutoring for ChBE 2100 hours

We are happy to announce that OXE ChBE 2100 tutoring is back! Tutoring will be every Tuesday from 6-7pm and Thursday from 7-8pm in Ford EST L1175. The tutoring sessions will consist of time to see various examples worked and to go over homework questions. If you have any questions please contact us at

If you would like to get involved with OXE or help with tutoring fill out the following form or send an email to to get more information. Applications are due by October 1st.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Attention Seniors: ONLINE APPLICATION FOR GRADUATION information and dates

When you are preparing for graduation, you must submit an application for graduation to the registrar’s office.  If you are following the Biotech concentration and have not officially declared it, it will not appear on your Degreeworks audit.  Please check your audit to make sure it is accurate before submitting an application.  If anything is questionable, let me know.  If you have declared a minor, you must also submit a paper Program of Study form, which is completed and signed with your minor advisor and by me.  Follow this link for more information about the application process:

The application is available online during the following windows:

Fall 2013 Graduation
•    Application was open 5/22/13-6/18/13 and is now closed.
•    The reapplication window is currently open (for students who have previously submitted an application and did not graduate as anticipated) from 8/1/13-9/16/13.

Spring 2014 Graduation
•    Application will open 9/17/13-10/15/13.
•    Late window (additional fees are charged) 10/16/13-10/31/13.

Summer 2014 Graduation
•    Application will open 1/15/14-2/14/14.
•    Late window (additional fees are charged) 2/15/14-2/28/14.

I suggest to seniors that you schedule a meeting with your advisor before submitting your online application for graduation whenever possible to review your audit and make sure you know what requirements still remain to be filled.  As always, you can access my appointment calendar at

Monday, September 9, 2013

NSF Research Fellowship Info Sessions

There are two upcoming NSF Graduate Research Fellowship information sessions—

1)    Wednesday September 11, 11:15-12:15, Ferst Room, 7th floor of the library. Dr. Rob Butera, who has interviewed for NSF, will speak.
2)    Thursday, October 3, 3:00-4:30, Success Center, President’s Ste. C & D, Dr. Manu Platt, who has interviewed for NSF, will speak.

Information to help students get started can be found under the ChBE Interactive T-Square page/Forums/Scholarship Opportunities.  NSF has changed from three 2-page essays to two essays. There is a 3-page combined personal and previous research essay and a 2-page proposed research essay..
Fellowships Office contacts are working now with students on essays, and applications are due in early November.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Opportunity for Research

I am looking for a junior or senior undergraduate research assistant to work on nanoparticle imaging study.  Nazanin Masoodzadehgan,

Please note that if you choose to do research with this researcher, it is too late to register for the research for academic credit or for audit.