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May 2018 Newsletter

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Welcome from Chair

A hearty welcome and thank you all for your participation in IEEE Dallas YP!

I’m very excited to be the IEEE Dallas YP Chair, and am looking forward to working with all of you and my fellow board members to continue our group’s success and impactful presence in the community.

We have many activities and events planned for this year, and encourage you to share your thoughts and feedback with us on the quality and variety of our programs.

With that, I’ll just end by saying that I hope to meet many of you in the upcoming few months, and hope your May is off to a great start!


May Social Event

May 26th, 2-4PM

Do you want to break your comfort zone and reach out? Expand your network and meet new people? Here comes our May Social Event!

At this time, our team has some open positions that include tasks such as organizing events, growing networks, or being a mentor for college students. Come to our May Social Event to learn more about open positions and meet some current board members.

Our social event is on Saturday May 26th at 2 PM at Taco Borracho near Addison Circle Park. We will provide some tacos and/or nachos for our IEEE members, so why not come?

Look for the YP leadership in blue IEEE polos or call/text Jacky: 682-702-9264 if you have trouble finding us.

Please RSVP here: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/171887


UT Dallas Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)

Do you have a background in engineering or computer science and an interest in helping university students with technical projects? Becoming involved in UT Dallas Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) is a great opportunity to connect with students and give back to the community.

EPICS is a class offered at UTD in which undergraduate students work in teams on real engineering projects for local non-profit organizations. UTD Engineer in Residence (EiR) is a student organization helping to pair up each EPICS team with a volunteer mentor each semester. Such a mentor would be required to attend a start-of-the-semester meeting with the EPICS program coordinator, and from there commit a minimum of 1-3 hours per week to provide technical guidance as needed for one student team that semester. UTD EiR is currently looking for volunteers for the Fall 2018 semester. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact Engineer in Residence at eir@utdallas.edu. If you represent a local organization and would like to have UTD EPICS work on one of your projects, please contact Andrea Turcatti at Turcatti@utdallas.edu.


Dallas YP Call for Volunteers

Interested in being more involved in IEEE?

Looking for volunteers to get involved in our group! Please let Ashwini Gokhale (ashwini.gokhale@ieee.org) know if you’d like to join the Dallas YP Board, we have open positions that range in time commitment, so you can volunteer your time as and when you are able.

August 2016 Newsletter

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

 

Transitioning into Entrepreneurship

IEEE DALLAS YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FALL SPEAKER EVENT: TRANSITIONING INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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We are having a special Fall Speaker Event this August 31st. Our Speaker, Devon Ryan, will talk about Young Professional Career Development, Transitioning into Entrepreneurship.

What: Fall Speaker Event – Transitioning into Entrepreneurship

Who: Devon Ryan, Founder of Lion Mobile, IEEE-USA Board Member

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

Where:
Synergy Park North Building – UT Dallas
811 Synergy Park Blvd.
Richardson, Texas 75080

How: Register here – https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/40124

Parking and light refreshment will be included for all registered attendees. Registration will be FREE for all IEEE Student members. If you are not currently an IEEE student member you can register here:
http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/join/index.html

Start Working on Your Resume

2016 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala

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Sometimes getting the opportunity to sit down face-to-face with a prospective employer is the most difficult obstacle to overcome when seeking a first job. Many recent graduates are far more impressive candidates in reality than they appear on paper, but without prior work experience, their resume continues to be passed over on application after application. The 2016 IEEE Dallas Young Professionals Industry Networking Gala will provide an opportunity for students and young professionals to showcase themselves as impressive candidates. Attendees will enjoy a semi-formal cocktail banquet in the company of a diverse array of industry sponsors, from small-business owners to representatives of the corporate giants.

More information is coming soon and most recent updates can be found here: http://site.ieee.org/dallasyp/2016-networking-gala

What: 2016 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala

Who: International and Local Industry (last year we had Texas Instruments, Raytheon, Keysight, Northwest EMC, and Thermotek)

When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Where:
Wyndham Dallas Suites – Bistro Room
7800 Alpha Rd
Dallas, Texas
United States 75240

How: Register here – https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/40726

IEEE Dallas YP was Semifinalist

2016 IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group Hall of Fame Award Announcement

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In July, the Global IEEE Young Professionals Committee congratulated the following three Young Professionals Affinity Groups as winners of the 2016 IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group Hall of Fame Award: Egypt (Region 8), Kerala (Region 10), and Tokyo (Region 10). Each winning affinity group received a cash price of $500 USD to be used for future Young Professional activities in their Section.

This year, Global IEEE Young Professionals Committee received 18 nominations for around the world: 3 from the United States, 1 from Canada, 6 from Europe, 2 from Africa, 2 from Japan, 3 from India, and 1 from Australia. The judges also acknowledged the following groups for their strong nominations: Bangalore (Region 10), Bulgaria (Region 8), Dallas (Region 5), Madras (Region 10).

IEEE Dallas Young Professionals would like to congratulate the 3 winners: Egypt (Region 8), Kerala (Region 10), and Tokyo (Region 10).

Also, congratulations to everyone who planned and attended events last year. This honor belong to you!!!

Vote in your IEEE Elections

IEEE General Election Balloting starts on August 15th

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I hope everyone has received their IEEE Ballots in the mail. All IEEE members can cast a vote either by mail (if you received the packet) or online:
http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/election/index.html

For more information about candidates, please go here:
http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/election/candidates.html