Inaugural Summer Innovation Incubator! Deadline to Apply 6/5/18

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation – Dr. Paul Roben – would like to invite undergraduate students with ideas from all disciplines to apply for the inaugural Summer Innovation Incubator. This is a pilot incubator program and 10 undergraduate students from across campus will be selected to receive a $2500 stipend and participate in the 8 week incubator to develop their idea.

The program is open to all undergraduates who will be continuing in Fall 2018. Students do not need to be a part of any current incubator/entrepreneurship programs or have entrepreneurial experience.

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Basement Startup Spring Recruitment Fair

Basement Startup Spring Recruitment Fair
Thursday, April 12th | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

The Basement – Mandeville B202 (Level B2)

Are you interested in working at a startup? Are you curious about The Basement? Are you looking to kick start Spring Quarter and your summer with new opportunities?

Come to The Basement’s Startup Spring Recruitment Fair on Thursday, April 12th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm (Week 2 of Spring Quarter)! Connect with Basement startups currently recruiting motivated students to join their team! This will be a great chance for you to:

  • Develop personal skills and interests
  • Build your resume and portfolio with unique experiences outside of the classroom
  • Apply the skills and theories learned in lectures into real-life situations
  • Contribute to the growth of groundbreaking projects while being a student
  • Potentially secure a fulfilling and fast-paced job with a startup company

Basement startups will be actively recruiting students of various talents and interests, so be sure to bring your resume! Students of ALL majors are encouraged to come, especially those skilled or interested in further developing their skills/experience in:

  • UI/UX design
  • Backend and frontend development
  • Mechanical engineering and designing
  • Electrical engineering and designing
  • Marketing, PR, and business development
  • Software development
  • Graphic designing and videography
  • CAD
  • Web development
  • Computer science

Be sure to RSVP and to follow our Facebook event for updates!

RSVP:  http://bit.ly/BasementSpringFairRSVP

Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/BasementSP18Fair

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UCSD Social Innovation Sprint SP18

Want to learn about design thinking and social entrepreneurship, develop solutions to pressing social issues, earn a UCSD certificate, and compete for $15k worth of prizes? Then check out the Social Innovation Sprint, a two-day workshop + design competition hosted by the Jacobs School of Engineering and the Rady School of Management. Faculty will guide teams of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students to define, prototype and pitch solutions to a panel of CEOs, educators, and city officials. The design challenge this quarter will focus on issues relevant to the San Diego-Tijuana border region, including environmental justice, sustainable education, healthcare access, and migration.

Applications are now open for the SP18 offering: https://socialinnovationsprint.com/

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Michigan Journal of Business Call for Papers

I hope this message finds you well. I am contacting you on behalf of the Michigan Journal of Business, an undergraduate academic journal established in 2008 and published biannually, with print distribution to over 200 libraries around the world and indexing in EBSCO’s Business Source database and the Directory of Open Access Journals. We are conducting a call for papers for our 21st issue. My team and I are interested in publishing outstanding undergraduate papers relevant to business or economics. Submissions are rolling and articles received earlier are given preference. 

 

Would you be willing to share information about this opportunity with undergraduates who have written research papers, current senior thesis candidates, and recent graduates in your department? Please have them send papers to kgrier@umich.edu

 

If you or any of your students have questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

 

Best,

Matthew Jacobs

Mich. Journal of Business

mmjac@umich.edu

Voyager Space

We are recruiting skilled undergraduate and graduate Econ majors for Business development and operations support.
Voyager is a UCSD startup that is working on building robotic spacecraft that can extend the life of satellites on-orbit. Our robots rendezvous with satellites that are running out of fuel, dock with them and extend their life by 3-5 years. One day, these robotic spacecraft will be used to clean up orbital debris, manufacture on-orbit, and even mine asteroids!

We are looking for experienced engineering and business majors who enjoy a challenge, are passionate about space exploration, and who can dedicate 15-20 hours a week.

If you are interested in more information, we are having an information session on Tuesday, October 24th from 7:00 PM to 8:30PM in the Basement (directions here: http://www.ucsdbasement.com/new-index/#location).

Fill out this application if you are interested in joining our team:bit.ly/spacerobots

 

IAES and EconSources is proud to present the 12th annual Best Undergraduate Paper Competition

To encourage undergraduate interest in economic issues, Barry Eichengreen,President, and Ann Harrison, Vice-President, of the International Atlantic Economic Society cordially invite students to compete in the IAES annual undergraduate paper competition in Montreal this October. The winner of the student competition will receive:

  • a $500 check
  • a handsome commemorative plaque recognizing their accomplishment

complimentary publication of the paper in the Atlantic Economic Journal

To be considered for this competition, all entries must follow the guidelines below:

1. The paper must conform to AEJ manuscript style instructions, be 10 – 20 pages in length including tables, and be submitted in MS Word format. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected.

2. Submit the paper to journals@iaes.org by June 15, 2017 with the subject line: “Best Undergraduate Paper Competition – Last Name of Student”. Please send the paper in a Microsoft Word document. PDF files are NOT acceptable. Title page must include: (a) full name of student; (b) affiliation; (c) e-mail address; and (d) phone number.

3. Include an e-mail from the Department Chair certifying: (a) that the paper was written while the author was an undergraduate; (b) that the department will sponsor the student’s hotel and travel if the student is selected as a finalist; and (c) that the paper has not been submitted for publication elsewhere.

Regarding item 3 above, if the Department Chair is unable to sponsor student travel occurring after graduation, provide a separate letter from an alternative sponsor (Department Chair of the graduate program in which the student will be enrolled at the time of the conference or employer after graduation) specifying that the department or employer will sponsor the student’s hotel and travel if the student is selected as a finalist.

4. Up to four finalists will be notified of their selectionby August 25, 2017. Finalists will be required to make a formal presentation on Saturday afternoon, October 7, at the Montreal conference. Conference fees for all finalists will be waived.

5. Finalists will be judged on both presentation and content. A panel of judges will announce the winning paper after the presentations.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact: journals@iaes.org or Professor Gary E. Clayton, Best Undergraduate Paper Coordinator, Northern Kentucky University, E-mail: clayton@nku.edu, Phone: 859-572-6542.

If you are selected as a finalist, the Department of Economics at UC San Diego will pay for lodging and transportation costs!

Seniors! Full-Tuition Fellowship for the Master of Finance Program at Rady School of Management Available. Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

UC San Diego Fellows: The purpose of this fellowship is to award top-performing domestic undergraduate candidates with a full-tuition fellowship for the Master of Finance program at the Rady School of Management.

To qualify, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who hold an undergraduate degree in science, mathematics, engineering, economics, or in another such related field.

UC San Diego Fellows must provide a recommendation from one or more undergraduate faculty from their studies at UC San Diego.

-GMAT or GRE is required
Need to apply by the third round deadline (April 1, 2017) (application can be found here: http://rady.ucsd.edu/finance/ )
-Should provide at least one recommendation from a faculty member from their undergraduate
-Interested candidates should arrange for an individual advising session with the Rady Admissions team. (Madriqueka Koppe is the primary contact)

Madriqueka Koppe
Graduate Admissions Advisor
P: 858.534.5161
E: mkoppe@ucsd.edu