Graduate Student Worker in CAM

Looking for students able to work over the summer (start ASAP) and during the Fall/ Spring semesters

  • The Role:
    • The role is to assist in running service machines at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing, to design and manufacture parts for both educational and commercial clients.
    • The current list of machines includes: EOS m290 DMLS metal 3D printer, Haas DT-1 CNC machining center, Babyplast 610p Injection Molding machines.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Take a CAD design all the way from prototyping to production
    • Determine ideal working material for designs
    • Tend the machine making minor adjustments when necessary
    • Recognize product flaws & implements corrective action
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or similar
    • Proficiency in using solid modeling CAD design software (Solidworks, Siemens NX)
    • Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.
    • Organized and detail-oriented
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Contact: Interested students can apply by emailing Alec Kanyuck, CAM Service Manager. kanyuck@usc.edu

Doolittle Scholarship

The 2018 General James H. Doolittle Scholarship for aerospace science & engineering students will be one or more scholarships of up to $5000. To apply, students should be college juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in aerospace science, aeronautical engineering or a related field at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have completed at least 52 hours of college course work by the end of the academic semester in which they apply. Applicants must also be citizens of the United States. Application period is January 16, 2018 through March 1, 2018.

Additional details can be found on this flier.

Honda Performance Development Internship

Honda Performance Development have two paid internship opportunities for final year masters students or recent graduates with simulation experience. They may consider a skilled undergraduate. Applicants must be a US citizen or green card holder.

One position is open in the field of race car aerodynamics and thermodynamics simulations. Typical CFD applications include aerodynamics development of racing cars, heat transfer and CHT simulations for brake cooling, flow through heat exchangers and engine compartment flows.

The second position is available in the field of structural dynamics simulations. Typical FEA application fields include Composite Materials, Durability, Strength Analysis, Vibration Analysis and Topology Optimization.

For further information, contact
ANSYS Contact: Max Singleton, max.singleton@ansys.com
HPD Contact: Dr. Ante Soda, Tel: (661) 414-4389 E-mail: asoda@hra.com

DOD–SMART Scholarship

As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense offers the Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. SMART is a competitive offering open to undergraduate or graduate students in (most) STEM programs who are citizens of the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, or the UK. Scholarships include full tuition and fees, a monthly stipend, books & supplies allowance, and a health insurance allowance. Applicants select a DoD facility or agencency where they would prefer to work. Recipients are obligated to participate in summer internship programs and accept DoD employment after gradutation.

The application period for scholarships beginning in 2019 opens August 1, 2018, and runs through December 1, 2018.