Wednesday, August 13, 2014

HAW Hamburg / UAS7 Travel Stipend 2015


Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Germany will be offering HAW Hamburg UAS7 Travel Stipends of 1,000 Euros for a semester abroad starting in March 2015. Application deadline is October 1, 2014.

More info:

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Job Opening: LED Design Engineer (Warwick, RI)

DAY-O-LITE Lighting Without Limits

126 Chestnut Street
Warwick, RI 02888
401-467-8232 (office)
401-941-2960 (fax)

LED Design Engineer (Warwick, RI)


An outstanding career opportunity as LED Design Engineer is available at Day-O-Lite Manufacturing in Warwick, RI. This engineer’s role is to design and develop products from concept through production. Focus will be on new LED product development, but may include modifications to standard and custom product.

The ideal candidate is bright, creative and motivated to excel. The individual must possess a sense of urgency, strong communication skills, a mindset for continuous improvement, and be results oriented. Day-O-Lite offers a friendly work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career growth and development.


  • Design of products from concept through production
  • Use of AutoCAD to create engineering drawings, bill of materials, and routings
  • Design of products that meet UL standards
  • Redesign of products to improve functionality, efficiency, reduce costs, and improve overall product sustainability
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed


·  4 year degree or equivalent training - preferably mechanical, industrial, or electrical engineering
·  At least 3 years professional experience in a mechanical product design capacity and manufacturing environment
·  Proficiency in: Autodesk AutoCAD, Inventor (Solidworks or ProE acceptable) and MS Office
·  Understands UL certification and standards


·  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
·  Capable of working independently and as a team
·  Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication, related machinery and tooling, extrusions, and castings
·  Preferred - knowledge of lighting and lighting components including electrical systems, lighting controls, and LED lighting


Day-O-Lite Manufacturing, originally founded in 1940, designs and manufactures linear fluorescent and LED luminaires for the interior architectural specification market. Day-O-Lite lighting systems are designed, fabricated and assembled at our manufacturing facility in Warwick, Rhode Island. For more information please visit our website at


If interested, please email your resume to

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Job Opportunity - BMW of North America - Management Associate Program

BMW openings for the Management Associate Program starting in October.  Applications close next Friday (August 15th). 

Here’s the link to apply:

Management Associate - Fall 2014


As an independent group of companies, the BMW Group has a commitment to creativity and breakthrough ideas that goes well beyond the racetrack.  In order to continuously create ultimate driving machines, we drive our growth and design excellence by staffing our teams with individuals who are innovative and always looking for the next great idea.  If you share our vision and view yourself as an independent, creative thinker ready to tackle new challenges, BMW of North America has an amazing opportunity to hire two Management Associates to start in October of 2014.

The Management Associate position is your perfect start with the BMW Group. We offer you the opportunity to jump start a career with the BMW Group over a period of 16 months. You’ll work within several unique rotations in various divisions of the company to gain a broad range of experience, which includes two international rotations; one in BMW Headquarters in Munich and another in any BMW subsidiary worldwide. You’ll work with other associates on various cross-disciplinary teams and have the opportunity to work on challenging business projects while having experienced managers support as you move through each rotation.

The demanding Management Associate program will start in October 2014 with opportunities in potential areas such as Marketing, Automotive Sales, Aftersales, Corporate Communications, Engineering, Operations, Finance and Human Resources.
Join the team at BMW of North America and enjoy a high-performance benefits package which includes:
·        Company sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance
·        Employee car program
·        401(k) savings
·        Paid Time Off 
If you have a good understanding of how business works, a strong drive toward personal accountability, a keen analytical intellect, a passion for automobiles, initiative, team spirit, self-reflection and a willingness to change…then what are you waiting for? Jump into the driver’s seat and apply for our Management Associate positions today!


Minimum Requirements:
·        Bachelor's Degree.
·        1 - 2 years of relevant practical full time work experience.
Preferred Requirements:
·        Masters Degree.
·        International work experience or international study strongly preferred.

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: