EPA Hiring Webinar

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of hiring webinars, each intended for a specific and diverse audience of students and recent-alumni. The webinars will include information on how to apply to federal positions and will outline the unique opportunities at the EPA. See flyer here. The events are also posted to…

US DOT Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG)

The 2021 STIPDG Student Application Portal is now open! The deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2021. The Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG) provides a unique summer opportunity for college/university students to gain valuable professional experience and skills to complement students’ academic pursuits. STIPDG is a paid internship program that…

EPA Job Opportunity: Pathways Announcement

The following vacancy announcement was posted to USAJOBS on April 30, 2020 and closes May 5, 2020. Open to Recent Graduates – RTP-R3-OT-2020-0013- Recent Graduates who have completed a qualifying degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution or technical education program within the preceding 2 years of the announcement closing date OR current students who…

Job Opportunity with Avangrid

INEL, INME, INCI, and CCOM 1)      Engineer and lead – Transmission & Substation Asset Planning. Job Summary: This position is part of a diverse team of utility experts tasked with creating and executing on a best-in-class T&S asset planning strategy across AVANGRID. This role utilizes practical and analytic knowledge to perform needs and…

Research Opportunity for UPRM Students

The 30th UPRM-ERDC Summer Internship Program will be celebrated for ten weeks beginning June 2020.  Up to forty students from various disciplines at UPRM may be selected, based on availability, to participate in undergraduate and graduate research experiences in various laboratories at the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) of the US Army Corp of…

Earthquakes of the Caribbean: 1918 – 2019

The M6.0 earthquake that occurred near Puerto Rico on September 24, 2019, was the largest earthquake to strike the U.S. territory in five years. It was not, however, the largest recorded earthquake there. That distinction goes to the July 7, 1943, M7.7 earthquake that thankfully did not generate a tsunami. Other earthquakes, and sometimes the…

UPRM/CRC focus on greater diversity in STEM/HSE

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is committed to increasing the representation of minority groups in the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE), in emergency management, planning and engineering fields. To meet this goal, the CRC is partnering with four Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to create undergraduate and graduate programs to improve access to the education needed to pursue…