Tuesday, February 9, 2016

CDC Division of Laboratory Science - BS level position - Spring 2016

Here is a job opportunity for your graduating seniors or recent graduates. The position is at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Laboratory Sciences, Tobacco and Volatiles Branch. We are seeking a candidate with a B.S. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related scientific discipline to join the CDC as an ORISE research fellow in the Tobacco Products Laboratory. The position would involve chemical research on a variety of tobacco products including cigarettes, smokeless products, and electronic cigarettes.

Job Functions to Include:
Sample Preparation
Data Acquisition
Routine Instrument Maintenance/Troubleshooting
Data Reporting including written and oral presentations

Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Physics or related subject
Basic understanding of chemistry laboratory practices
General knowledge of analytical chemistry
Analytical instrumentation experience (GC-MS and/or LC-MS a plus but not required)
Laboratory research experience (including proper record keeping and laboratory safety practices)
Ability to effectively communicate and work with others in team environment

Interested candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to me via email to jlisko@cdc.gov

Feel free to pass this information onto interested students. We are looking to hire someone in the coming months and we are willing to wait until after graduation (if necessary) for the right candidate.

I appreciate your help and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me,
Joe

Joe Lisko | Research Chemist | Team Lead
Tobacco Products Laboratory
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, Mailstop F-55
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Email: jlisko@cdc.gov | Phone: 770.488.7457

Monday, February 8, 2016

Social Enterprise Career Fair - February 9, 2016

On Tuesday, February 9th from 1-4pm at Klaus Atrium, Enterprise to Empower (En2Em) is hosting the Social Enterprise Career Fair which will feature employers from companies, nonprofits, and start ups whose missions are to have a positive social-impact. If you are still looking for the perfect internship or co-op then this is the place for you. These companies are not only interested in your skills, but also your passion to change the world. This is your chance to land a job that makes money as well as a difference in the community. Students of all majors, interests, and ages are welcome. Visit our website for more information, including a list of employers who will be attending.

You can 
register here, and also be sure to check out our Facebook Event.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10mZnhEyfRk68ASZ-1w5uGWzqtORS8hq9YeUVPn4qWrU/viewform


Katrina Reeves
VP Digital Marketing || Enterprise to Empower
Undergraduate || Georgia Tech
757-323-0529




MOCK INTERVIEW SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE

Permanent Employment - Lab Testing Technician - Gainesvill, GA - Spring 2016

Job Title LAB TESTING TECHNICIAN – 160105-IIC

Security ink manufacturer seeks applicant for Lab Technician for QC and R&D position. Employer requires that applicants pass a drug and background test. Responsible for developing samples, and small batch production, quality control, maintains cleanness of lab and other work area. May be required to perform other task as deemed necessary/needed that is not currently listed above.

Job Location Gainesville, GA

Minimum Skills * Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook. * Able and willing to lift 50 lbs. safely. * Able and willing to operate test equipment. * Must be available to work overtime as needed based on projects and customer needs.  16 Years Education

Preferred Skills * 4-year college degree in Chemistry, Biology or similar. * Experience with laboratory equipment and physical property testing. * Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload. *

Job Description LAB TESTING TECHNICIAN – 160106-IIC. Job Requirements: The technician's job is to understand and meet the customer's requirements for raw materials testing, finished products testing, documentation and evaluation of ink products. Will conduct evaluation, test and documentation of incoming raw materials, research & development and quality control on all incoming and outgoing materials. Quality control on production batches. Organize and file paperwork. Keep and maintain samples for each batch. Raw material evaluation. Assist in R&D and formulations. Responsibilities will include: Safety: * Employee will follow all safety policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook and the compliance standards. Technical: * Review and understand project scope, test objectives, required test method (ISTA, ASTM), equipment procedures pass/fail criteria and timeline. * Preparation of materials for evaluation and testing. * Technician must understand the basis for running requested tests. Identify problem areas and contribute to the problem solving process with lab manager/coordinator and then conduct the proper tests. Communication: * The technician will submit findings in written format, of high quality, in a timely manner, including formal format. * Reports may require a summary section of conclusions and recommendations. * Verbal communications with both internal and external customers may be necessary. * Follow up review as required based on scope and complexity of the testing request. This may require written responses, phone responses or conference calls based on nature of testing. We are an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test / background test. This employer uses E-Verify.

Salary $40K-$50K, depending upon experience

Job Type Permanent Full Time First Shift Job


SEND RESUME VIA E-MAIL ONLY TO :
hmf@iicink.com

Tower UG Research Journal - Spring 2016 Call for Papers

Call for Submissions

The Tower Undergraduate Research Journal publishes high-caliber research of Georgia Tech undergraduate students. We are currently accepting submissions for the upcoming journal until February 28th, 2016. Publishing in the journal is a fantastic way to share your work while obtaining a valuable publication. Apply at gttower.org/submit/process. For more information, please visit gttower.org


Hope this message can be passed on and thank you.

Regards,

Nasser Al-Naemi

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Nasser Al-Naemi
Undergraduate Chemical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology '16
Phone: (404) 316 2598
Email: nalnaemi@gatech.edu

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Social Enterprise Career Fair - Feb. 9 2016


On Tuesday, February 9th from 1-4pm at Klaus Atrium, Enterprise to Empower (En2Em) is hosting the Social Enterprise Career Fair which will feature employers from companies, nonprofits, and start ups whose missions are to have a positive social-impact. If you are still looking for the perfect internship or co-op then this is the place for you. These companies are not only interested in your skills, but also your passion to change the world. This is your chance to land a job that makes money as well as a difference in the community. Students of all majors, interests, and ages are welcome. Visit our website for more information, including a list of employers who will be attending. You can register here, and also be sure to check out our Facebook Event.

Thank you for your help,
Katrina Reeves

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Katrina Reeves
VP Digital Marketing || Enterprise to Empower
Undergraduate || Georgia Tech
757-323-0529