Archive for September 2018

Pizza My Mind Presented by MITRE

Last Pizza My Mind was hosted by MITRE Hampton Roads’ Lowell Asher. He was joined by CNU masters student and MITRE intern James Tobin. MITRE is a not-for-profit science and technology company that works with the United States government on matters of defense and intelligence as well as many others. The company also values sharing of knowledge to other vendors or companies that require it where possible.

MITRE’s Lowell Asher and CNU intern James Tobin present

MITRE runs federally funded research and development centers (FFRDC) in seven areas. The seven areas are national Security Engineering, Advanced Aviation Systems, Homeland Security Systems, Modernizing Healthcare, Enterprise Modernization, Judiciary Engineering, and National Cyber security. If you have problem solving skills and a passion for one of these areas then you should look into MITRE.

The company has two campuses in Bedford MA, and Mclean, VA. Internships are payed and pay is influenced by how far along in education that you are. Loan assistance and tuition reimbursement programs are also available to some. Internship applicants must have a 3.0 GPA, be university bound, and be a permanent resident of the US.

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Pizza My Mind Presented by the PCSE Department.

The introductory Pizza My Mind served as an introduction to the department for our new students.

Students wait in line for Pizza My Mind

For those unfamiliar with how Pizza My Mind works. Each Thursday a company will provide pizza and speak about what they do as well as potential opportunities. Students who attend will be able to speak to new employers and find new opportunities to become engaged with the community and succeed as a PCSE student. Attendance can help you get the most of out your experiences.

Clare Maliniak and Anton Riedl address the students

In addition to that, details on a mentorship program for women in the PCSE department and on the various clubs available to PCSE students was made available by the student leaders themselves and their associated professors. Please check out the link below to express interest in clubs here on campus and receive more information.