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The Economic Development Department of the Gwinnett County Chamber is seeking a student intern for Fall 2012. This position offers the student opportunities to gain experience in business and economic development, as well as interact with regional business and government leaders. The intern will be closely involved in Partnership Gwinnett, a nationally recognized economic development initiative.
Job Description: This position provides research support for the Economic Development Department.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
• Assist eight-person Economic Development team with research projects.
• Gather data on businesses and target industries in Gwinnett County, …
Reducing carbon emissions is a topic of conversation around the nation and world, including on Tech’s campus. Last semester, students taking an earth and atmospheric sciences class titled “Energy, the Environment and Society” teamed up to see which group could reduce greatest amount of emissions over an eight-week period. The winning team in the Carbon Reduction Challenge succeeded in keeping 94,000 pounds of CO2 out of the air for a cost savings of $10,000.
The winning team, comprised of James Barazesh, Mitchell Blenden, Tyler Folse and Mary Shoemaker, used contacts at British …
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As a tribute to Liam Rattray’s dedication to sustainability and urban agriculture, Generation Green is hosting the Liam Rattray Memorial Service Project at the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture.
Liam grew up in Atlanta and was one of the city’s most promising young environmental leaders. In his sophomore year at Georgia Tech, Liam founded Students Organizing for Sustainability (SOS) and laid the groundwork for Tech’s campus garden, community supported agriculture program and sustainable dining committee. His reach extended well beyond the campus setting to community organizations that include Georgia …
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About the Program
The Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program seeks students pursuing degrees in a variety of academic majors, including, but not limited to:
Engineering — Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Material, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Nuclear, and Petroleum.
Sciences — Biological, Computer, Information Technology, Geology, Math, Microbiology, and Physics.
Social Sciences — Economics, Organizational Psychology, Political Science, Policy, Public Administration, International Relations, National Security and Sociology.
Business — Accounting, Finance, Management, and Business Administration.
Building Technical Experience
Improving Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
Exploring Career Opportunities
Interns gain 10 weeks of substantive professional and technical career experience …
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to help federal agencies figure out how to
knock down barriers to innovation and
best enable the use of new technologies in
education, clean energy, and healthcare.
Finalists will be invited to the Finale in Washington, D.C. on May 18th to present their proposals to high-profile expert judges from government, industry and academia, as well as meet in person with agency principals to discuss their ideas. Proposals of the winning team(s) will be shared with the Cabinet Secretary from the relevant federal agency.
Short-form two-page proposals due April 2nd!
Register today to participate and become a …
Come hear Marilyn Somers speak on Friday Oct. 28 in the Global Learning Center 2nd floor classrooms.
9:30 Animals at Georgia Tech
12:15 From The Beginning: The Earliest History of Georgia Tech
The Georgia Tech we know today is a far cry from the earliest days of the campus. The basic needs of living like light, heat, and even “facilities” were not readily available. New research reveals some interesting and surprising stories you may have never heard before about the beginnings of the School. (pre-1888 through 1915)
Marilyn is …
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Those who appreciate the shade of Tech’s tree canopy amidst the Atlanta skyline have an opportunity to advocate for these plush oxygen sources with the Campus Tree Advisory Committee. The committee, comprised of members representing the diverse audience of those with a stake in Georgia Tech’s campus trees, is now seeking student members.
In 2008 and 2009, Georgia Tech was recognized as a Tree Campus USA university; this program fosters the development of the next generation of tree stewards, and recognizes college campuses and their surrounding communities promoting healthy urban forest …