Thursday, May 8, 2014

Out To Innovate™ Scholarships for LGBT STEM Students

The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals established the Out To Innovate™ Scholarships for LGBT STEM Students, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate™ Career Summit for LGBT People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering,or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or an active ally of the LGBT community. The scholarships are designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBT students in STEM careers.

Two $5000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2014-2015 academic year: one to an undergraduate student, and one to a graduate student. The deadline for applications to be received by NOGLSTP is June 7, 2014Follow this link to learn more, and to download the application package.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Student Summer Internship Opportunity


Student Internship

Individuals who are creative and have demonstrated mechanical abilities as evidenced by projects that they have done – i.e. building things using power tools

Project Description – to assist a local inventor in the development and testing of new products.   May also require research into the availability and cost of materials, and the existence of other potential competitive products, etc.  Familiarity with wood working tools is a must.

Location – our shop & office is in my home located on Rt. 138 – Mooresfield Rd, about ½ mile from the URI campus.

Hours – variable and flexible

Compensation - unpaid

About our company & products – see

Reference at URI – Dave Mitchell – School of Business - Marketing

Thank you!

Dick Keenan
(401) 783-1557

Engineering Openings at SCHOTT in Southbridge, MA

Two exciting full-time positions available which will be based in Southbridge, MA (about 1 hour outside of Boston): R&D and Manufacturing Engineering. 

The program includes an extended stay in the sister facility in Landshut, Germany in order to gain experience in the German engineering practices and manufacturing methods.  After the assignment, the person will return to Southbridge, MA to apply his or her knowledge and experience. 

Alumni and graduating seniors interested in the program should apply via our website:

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Summer Info & Eats on the Quad: Thurs. April 24th

SIEP Summer Study Tour & Sustainability Project in Chile!


We are pleased to announce a new initiative that we have prepared for you.  This August you will have the chance to travel to Chile for two weeks and earn 6 credits (CVE 323 and SPA 310).  Space is limited, so please make sure to submit your application ASAP.

For more details and an application: <>.

If accepted to the program, you will be eligible for scholarships to help cover the cost of the program fee.

If you have any questions, contact:

Megan Mercedes Echevarría, PhD
Director, Spanish International Engineering Program
Associate Professor, Spanish and Film Media

Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
University of Rhode Island

Swan Hall 137
60 Upper College Road
Kingston, RI 02881