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Texas NSBE - 7th General Body Meeting (2010-2011)

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NSBE Presents: Engineer Your Career …

NSBE Presents: Engineer Your Career

Announcements:
* NSBE Point System
* National Convention
* NSBE Week Events (Hunger Awareness, Movie Night Social, Super Bowl Party)
* WEP Evening w/ Industry
* Spring 2011 EXPO
* Major Myx II
* PNS Study Nights
* NSBE Retention Program
* Big Tex Zone Meeting
* NSBE Officer Shadow Program
* T-Shirt Design Contest
* New NSBE Website
* EOE - MITE Engineering Camp

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  • 1. NSBE 7th General Body Meeting
    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    WELCOME
  • 2. Mission
    Our mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers, who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
  • 3. General Announcements
  • 4. Happy Black History Month
    Quick Trivia:
    Who invented the Super Soaker?
    Lonnie Johnson
    The Super Soaker was the top selling toy in America from 1991-1992. Lonnie Johnson holds over 80 patents.
  • 5. NSBE Point System
    • Community Service and Zone Meeting
    • 6. 25 Points
    • 7. Meeting Attendance
    • 8. 20 Points
    • 9. Academic Excellence
    • 10. 15 Points
    • 11. Social Events
    • 12. 10 Points
    • 13. The member with the most points in February will earn free registration to the National Convention!!!
    Point Value:
    15 pts for each study night
  • 14. 37th Annual National Convention
    • When: March 23rd to 27th
    • 15. Where: St. Louis, MO
    • 16. Why should I go?
    • 17. Network
    • 18. Career Fair
    • 19. Professional Development Workshops
    • 20. GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT Test preparation
    • 21. How much will it cost?
    • 22. $300 – 0 to 100 points
    • 23. $250 – 100 to 150 points
    • 24. $200 – 150+ points
    • 25. Includes airfare and hotel.
  • Officer Introductions
  • 26. NSBE Week Events
    Thursday: WEP Evening with Industry
    Friday: Movie Night Social
    Saturday: Hunger Awareness Day
    Sunday: Super Bowl XLV Watch Party
  • 27. WEP Evening with Industry
    Be There! Networking! Food!
    Date: Thursday, February 3rd
    Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
    Meet in Jester at 5:45 pm to walk to Alumni Center
    Location: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
    Registration at:
    https://utdirect.utexas.edu/engine/wep/index.WBX
    Open until Tomorrow Morning at 9:00 am
  • 28. Spring 2011 Expo
    • Updated resumes…check
    • 29. 30 second elevator speech…check
    • 30. Firm handshake…check
    • 31. Confidence…check
    • 32. Homework completed…check
    So be there!
    Friday, February 4, 2011
    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Frank Erwin Center
  • 33. NSBE Movie Night Social
    Point Value:
    10 pts for attendance
    • Date: Friday, February 4, 2011
    • 34. Time: 6:00 pm
    • 35. Location: CPE 2.216
    *FREE* popcorn and drinks to keep you refreshed!
  • 36. Point Value:
    15 pts for attending
    2 pts for each can (5 max)
    HUNGER AWARENESS
    FOOD DRIVE
    Donations can be brought to the
    PNS Office –ECJ 1.227
    From 25th Jan – 5thFeb, 2011.
    Canned meats, vegetables and fruit
    Pasta & pasta sauce, Beans
    Healthy cereals, Peanut butter
    Oatmeal, Powdered Milk
    Monetary Donations will also accepted
    Janel Davis: jaydavis2489@gmail.com
    FIGHTING HUNGER
    ONE CAN AT A TIME!
  • 37. Super Bowl XLV
    Date: #SuperBowlSunday(2/5/11)
    Time: 5:00 pm
    Meet in the PI Study Room at 4:30 pm if you need a ride
    Complete survey via email
  • 38. PNS Study Nights
    • Every Monday starting on Feb. 7th 6-8 p.m.
    • 39. Free snacks and tutors
    • 40. ECJ 1.216 ( Pi Study Room)
    • 41. Quiet Room in ECJ Library (Alec Room)
    • 42. Bring your old exams
    Point Value:
    15 pts for each study night
  • 43. Major Myx II“Tricks and Treats”
    Point Value:
    15 pts for attendance
    • Learn the “insider” tricks
    • 44. Set goals and accountability
    • 45. Interact with Classmates in Engineering
    • 46. Network with Professionals and Free food!!!
  • NSBE Retention Program
    • Nationally leveraged program
    • 47. Aimed at retaining our Engineers in the CSE
    • 48. Specifically freshman
    • 49. STRONG review sessions will be held around test times throughout the semester
  • Point Value:
    25 pts for attending
    Big Texas Zone Meeting
    Date: February 12,2011 (Saturday)
    Host: Prairie View A&M University
    Time: 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
    Why Go?!
    Free Food
    Fun
    Network
    Learn about R5 NSBE
    Did I mention that it’s free?
    Register at www.nsbe.org
    BIG, BIG, BIG…BIG TEX
  • 50. NSBE Officer Shadow Program
    • Want to be a future officer of NSBE?
    • 51. Sign up to shadow an officer today. 
    • 52. See Dyamon Jones for more details
    • 53. utnsbeprograms@gmail.com
  • NSBE 2011 T-Shirt Design Contest
    SHOW YOUR SKILLSAND GET FREEREGISTRATION
    Deadline: February 27, 2011
    Submit designs to: isaac.aggrey@gmail.com
  • 54. Website Update
  • 55. Sara Sanchez
    • MITE Engineering Camp
    • 56. EOE Free Tutoring
  • Pass Out Sign-Up Sheet
  • 57. NSBE PresentsEngineer Your Career
    GetanehMekonen & San’Quan Prioleau
  • 58. The Law School Route
    • Example: Patent Lawyer
    • 59. Pros
    • 60. High Tolerance for “Pain”
    • 61. Trained to think Logically
    • 62. Cons
    • 63. Complete opposite from Engineering
    • 64. Not everything is “Clear Cut”
    • 65. What to do now?
  • The Law School Route
    • What to do now?
    • 66. Keep your GPA high!
    • 67. Take the LSAT
    • 68. Apply for Law School
    • 69. Some Universities have Joint MS/J.D. programs
    • 70. Like:
    • 71. University of Notre Dame
    • 72. Stanford University
    • 73. Texas Tech University
    • 74. University of Florida
  • The Business Route
    • Business Foundations Certificate
    http://www.utexas.edu/ce/uex/certificate/bfcc/
    • Get an MBA after gaining experience
  • Entrepreneur
    • As engineers, we are trained to view the world in a narrow scope (our field)
    • 75. Begins with an innovative idea (not necessarily new product)
    • 76. Become a CEO of yourself
    • 77. NSBEPreneurer
  • Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program Director
    • Use your engineering background to reach back to the underrepresented engineering community
    • 78. Design and innovate new programs that engage students heavily in the corporate realm
    i.e. Industry Super Bowl
  • 79. -OR-
  • 80. You can drop out and become a billionaire!
    Just Kidding! It’s not part of NSBE’s mission.
    Facebook
    Microsoft
    Apple
  • 81. Please Welcome
    Alexander Bourdeau, Raymond Hodge and Rohan Reddy from Accenture
  • 82. Other Announcements
    PI? SHPE? EOE?
  • 83. General Reminders
    NSBE Week Events (Feb. 1-6):
    Thursday – WEP Evening with Industry
    Friday – Movie Night Social
    Saturday – Hunger Awareness Day
    Sunday – Super Bowl Watch Party
    Get all of the info in the Weekly Newsletter.
    Check out the new website:
    http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/nsbe

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