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Northrop Grumman Future Technical Leaders Program

If you are a U.S. citizen and are planning to graduate this year with either a M.S. or Ph.D., you might be interested in this opportunity.

Northrop Grumman Future Technical Leaders Program

Northrop Grumman is looking for the best new MS and PhD level engineers for their Future Technical Leaders Program. The FTL program is a fast-track, professional development opportunity formed with the objective of identifying, recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining top Masters and PhDs candidates in the areas of science, technology and engineering.


A handful of graduates from the best schools in the country will be hired and groomed to be NG technical leaders of the future. The program initially involves rotational assignments in the company (three years working on a variety of critical projects that provide specialized training, networking opportunities, mentoring by senior technologists, and management visibility) and a very competitive salary.
Specific majors they are targeting are aerospace engineering, computer science, systems and information engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and computer engineering ; however, they are open to all.

Due to the classified nature of the work, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and able to obtain a security clearance.
Interested?  Please come and bring your resume.   Refreshments served.


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Olsson Hall, Room 120

Pamela M. Norris, Ph.D
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Frederick Tracy Morse Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Virginia
Thornton Hall, Room A110
122 Engineer’s Way
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4242
(434) 924-6295
FAX: (434) 982-3044

Systems Engineering Student Competition

NASA Announces Systems Engineering Student Competition.

ExecutiveGov (3/12, Tuutti) reported, “College students nationwide are invited to participate in NASA’s fourth annual systems engineering paper competition where awards include cash scholarships and VIP invitations to attend future space shuttle or rocket launch.” NASA’s Exploration Systems Mission Directorate is holding to competition, asking student to “submit a paper on an exploration systems mission topic. The deadline to register for the competition is April 16, and papers are due April 23. The winning teams will be announced in May.”

Details available at this NASA address.

Engineering Presentations

Systems and Information Engineering Colloquium

Friday February 5th, 2009

2:00 – 3:15 pm

Olsson 005

 “The Art and Science of Reading, Writing, and Presenting “,  presented by Members of SYS7021, Fall 2009 Class,  School of Engineering and Applied Science University of Virginia

This group of eleven diverse graduate students from the Systems Engineering department discusses the lessons they have learned through critical reading and presenting of seminal research papers from a variety of disciplines. These include strategies for critical reading and writing of technical research papers and techniques for delivering effective presentations. This interactive colloquium will share personal insights and experiences and engage students to evaluate and improve their own research habits and skills.

Everyone is invited!

Best Jobs in America has released its 2009 list of the top 50 careers in America with the best prospects of great pay and growth.  Number 1 on the list?  Systems Engineer!

Several other types of engineering-related jobs are also included.  Here is a link to the complete list.

Mapping Virginia Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis

Mapping Virginia Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis

Richmond: October 9th, 2009

Computer Services and Training – 1516 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 100 Richmond, VA, 23230

More Info/Registration: 

Audience:  Beginners, students, anyone interested in mapping their community. 
Already taken this workshop?  Now offering ArcGIS Training: Refresher and Advanced Classes (see website for more information)

Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.3.1

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