September 2011

Part-time IT Work at US Patriot Tactical

US Patriot Tactical is looking for a part-time, entry-level IT employee.

US Patriot supplies tactical gear internationally to the Department of Defense, Department of Energy and Law Enforcement agencies. Our office is located in Columbia, near the Riverbanks Zoo.

This position is to free our developer from day-to-day IT tasks and will act as a catch-all for various technical issues.

Flexible 15-20 hrs/week with the possibility of more hours.

Carolina Technology Conference

Don’t miss this time to join your local and regional peers in hearing from leading EXPERTS in a wide variety of technology fields. This event will be a GREAT opportunity for training, ONSITE LABS, security sessions, exciting announcements from major technology companies, and a special IT-OLOGY program for students and those interested in Technology Careers or enhancing your own IT skills. (Plus even more door prizes!)

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Charleston Mobile Application Development Competition

On behalf of the Charleston Defense Contractors Association' (CDCA) Board of Directors, I am pleased to invite your school to participate in the Inaugural Mobile Application Development Competition that runs from now until Nov. 4th. The competition is an extension of our association's educational mission and will run in conjunction with our Fifth Annual Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Government and Industry Conference, 14-17 November 2011 in Charleston, SC.

Software Developer at Integration Point

Hello! Integration Point is currently seeking Software Developers to start in our Charlotte office in January and May. We will be at the USC S.E.T Career Fair on September 28th and would love to speak with your students that are interested in getting into a career of software development. I have attached the job description – please feel free to pass along and let any student interested know to please stop by and see us at the Career Fair on the 28th.

Thank You!

Anna Rushing
Director – Marketing & Recruiting
Integration Point
Phone: (704) 576-3678 ext 1138

IBM Master the Mainframe Contest

You are receiving this email because one or more of your students registered for last year's IBM Master the Mainframe Contest. Thank you for encouraging your students to participate! In case you weren't already aware, here's a brief announcement for this year's contest, which begins at noon EST on Monday, October 3:

Registration is now open for the 2011 IBM Master the Mainframe Contest, with over $35,000 in prizes up for grabs! The major focus of the contest is to introduce students to an area of the computer field that they may not have had much experience with, and which is currently in a long-term hiring phase. If you think your students might be interested in checking it out (IBM designed the contest to be NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY), please forward this announcement to them.

NSF East Asia and Pacific Fellowships



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The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) is a flagship international fellowship program for developing the next generation of globally  engaged U.S. scientists and engineers knowledgeable about the Asian and Pacific regions. The Summer Institutes are hosted by foreign counterparts committed to increasing opportunities for young U.S. researchers to work in research facilities and with host mentors abroad. Fellows are supported to participate in eight-week research experiences at host laboratories in Australia, China, Japan (10 weeks), Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan from June to August. The program provides a $5,000 summer stipend, round-trip airfare to the host location, living expenses abroad, and an introduction to the society, culture, language, and research environment of the host location.

Curator of Engineering and Technology


Greenville County Schools



Position — Curator of Engineering and Technology

Location — Roper Mountain Science Center

Posting Date — September 14, 2011

*Application Deadline — Until Filled

*Effective Reporting Date — TBA

Beginning of Salary Range — $48,994

Length of Service — 12 months*

 Major Responsibilities:

SET Job Fair, Sept. 28

Our annual Science, Engineering and Technology Job fair is just 2 weeks away. You can get all the details at the SET official page.

If you are looking for a Summer Job, Internship, or full-time job to start next year, this is your opportunity. Remember, they are taking time off from making money to come here to talk to YOU.

3-Month Internship

A local company is looking for a 3-month intern (with the possibility to extend to 6-month or 1-year) major in Computer Sciences.


Available Immediately
Strong programming skills
Have experience in Java or .net
Have expereience with Web Application Development
Have expereience with Database (Oracle or SQL Server or MySQL) programming
Familiar with SQL statements
Be able to demo your previous related work
Experience with Flex a plus
Experience with SQLite a plus
Expereience with Mobile Development a plus

Part-Time Network Administration

Bruccoli Clark Layman is a publishing company in downtown Columbia. We have been in business for 35 years and employ in our various company configurations about 25 people. We have an immediate need for an IT specialist whose responsibilities will include network maintenance, system security, pc maintenance and repair, software installation, and providing help-desk type information for our employees.

What do they Pay?

From an article in the Economist: Companies Concern: Got Talent?:

The average total starting package for a software engineer in Silicon Valley has risen from $85,000 in 2008 to $98,000 this year, according to Glassdoor, the workplace website. At Google a software engineer can now earn a basic starting salary (before options, bonuses and so on) of up to $151,000, even more than at Apple ($149,000) or Facebook ($138,000), let alone Microsoft ($128,000).


The School of Library and Information Science is hosting the InfoCamp on October 1 and 2.

InfoCamp is an unconference for the information community. It's for anyone interested in user experience, information architecture, interaction design, user-centered design, information design, library & information science, online search, information management, informatics, and related fields.

Lincoln Labs Summer Jobs

Although MIT Lincoln Laboratory will not be conducting interviews at your campus this spring, we would be grateful if you could make the following information available to your students.