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

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

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

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