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ECST E-WEEK 2022

Engineers Week 2022 Cal State LA ECST celebrates Feb 20 to 26

Cal State LA's College of ECST invites you to celebrate National E-Week 2022!  During the week of February 20-26, 2022, our virtual celebration will highlight the important contributions engineers, computer scientists, and technologists make in our everyday lives and the ways they are "Reimagining the Possible."

Celebrating With ECST

Tech-Talks presented by industry representatives sharing their personal journey and projects, recruiters discussing entry-level career opportunities and internship information, as well as a virtual workshop focusing on career readiness and skill-building, will make this an unforgettable week.

Alumni Speakers

JESSICA  ALVARENGA

JESSICA ALVARENGA ('09, '12)

Sr. Principal SEA System Engineer
Northrop Grumman

BLANCA HERRERA

BLANCA HERRERA, M.S., P.E. ('15)

Civil Engineering Associate
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 

MICHELLE TOVAR-MORA

MICHELLE TOVAR-MORA, M.S., EIT ('13, '15)

Mechanical Engineering Associate II
Energy Imbalance market
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

freddy carillo

Freddy Carillo ('20)

Software Engineer
Oracle

ron roberts jr

Ron Roberts, Jr. ('91)

Recruitment & Public Relations Specialist
Griffith Company

Industry Speakers

Tech-Talks presented by industry representatives sharing their personal journey and projects, recruiters discussing entry-level career opportunities and internship information, as well as a virtual workshop focusing on career readiness and skill-building, will make this an unforgettable week.

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The Boeing Company
Fri 2/25


 

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Caltrans
Fri 2/25


 

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LASAN
Wed 2/23


 

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DigiDems
Wed 2/23


 

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Griffith Company
Thu 2/24


 

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Homes Structures
Wed 2/23


 

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Johnson & Johnson
Thu 2/22


 

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Kimley-Horn
Mon 2/21


 

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LADWP
Tue 2/22


 

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LACI
Thu 2/24


 

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NASA DEVELOP
Mon 2/21


 

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Northrop Grumman
Fri 2/25


 

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Oracle
Tue 2/22


 

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So Cal Edison
Tue 2/22


 

ECST E-Week Schedule 2022

Register to attend ECST E-Week 2022. The Zoom access links will be emailed to you prior to the event.
The schedule is subject to change. Keep an eye out for updates!

Mon, February 21

You only need to RSVP once to ECST E-Week Activities

NASA DEVELOP logo

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Info & Opportunity Session

NASA DEVELOP National Program

NASA DEVELOP addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects that apply the NASA Earth observations to environmental community concerns around the globe. Join us to learn more about our paid 10-week opportunities and past projects, as well as ask questions.

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6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Info Session

Kimley-Horn

Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For," Kimley-Horn prides itself on hiring high-achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals. With staff in over 95 offices nationwide, we offer services to the private and public sectors in a wide range of disciplines. We are excited to virtually meet you to discuss who we are, the services we offer to clients, and our opportunities for employees, along with having one of our Professional Engineers present on a project highlight they’ve done within Land Development.

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Tue, February 22

You only need to RSVP once to ECST E-Week Activities

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10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Info Session & Tech Talk

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Join LADWP's presentation hosted by Cal State LA ECST Alumni Blanca Herrera (Civil Engineer), and Michelle Tovar (Mechanical Engineer) as they provide a company overview, an overview of projects, and insight on the day-to-day responsibilities of an LADWP Engineer.  Blanca and Michelle will also share their personal engineering journeys to motivate and inspire as students embark on their own career paths. 

Presenters: Blanca Herrera, M.S., P.E. ('15) & Michelle Tovar-Mora, M.S., EIT ('13, '15)

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11:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Info Session

So Cal Edison

Join So Cal Edison in this informative presentation to learn more about how you can start your career with us, and be a part of the clean energy revolution!

Johnson & Johnson logo

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tech Talk

Johnson & Johnson

Engineering Meets Healthcare-How Can You Use a STEM Degree to Change the Trajectory of Human Health?

Join Michelle Espitia, IAM Demand Manager with Johnson & Johnson, in this inspiring and informative presentation in which she will share her personal journey from undergrad to the corporate world, her journey within J&J, and the endless opportunities to leverage an engineering degree within the healthcare industry.

Oracle logo

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Info Session

Oracle

Learn about the innovative projects and solutions Oracle offers, and discover how you can be a part of this journey.

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Wed, February 23

You only need to RSVP once to ECST E-Week Activities

DigiDems logo

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Info & Opportunity Session

DigiDems

New grads with tech game, you could be the difference for Democrats in 2022. DIGIDEMS ARE PAID, FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES working on competitive races across the country to help Democrats protect House and Senate majorities. This is a great opportunity for recent grads to explore a career in the exciting field of political tech. Join us to learn more about these opportunities!

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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tech Talk

Los Angeles Sanitation & Environmental Services

LASAN hires the best and brightest civil, environmental, and chemical engineers for careers at LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN.) Learn what it takes to become an entry-level environmental engineering associate and student engineer for full-time and part-time positions. Discover opportunities to utilize cutting-edge technologies and play your part in providing innovative services that will help make the City of Los Angeles the cleanest, greenest, most sustainable big City in the nation.

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3:05 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Tech Talk

Holmes Structures

Holmes Structures delivers premium structural and fire engineering as well as product development and testing. Join Senior Engineer, Gareth Morris, to learn how they solve complicated problems by striving for engineering elegance.

 

Gareth is a Senior Engineer at Holmes. He has extensive experience with new buildings, seismic evaluations, and strengthening of existing structures. Gareth began his professional career dedicated to the Christchurch “re-build” following the damaging 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. He also contributes to Holmes’ internal technical development and leads the Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures for Holmes’ significant projects.

Gareth also enjoys keeping current and involved with the wider earthquake engineering community, including SEAOC, QuakeCoRE, the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (NZSEE). His exposure to contemporary research and emerging issues from historic earthquakes allows him to consider and apply knowledge from the most recent lessons learned.

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4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Community Outreach
This event is not open to the public

ECST Outreach Day

Host: MESA and NSBE at Cal State LA, CA High-Speed Rail Authority

Cal State LA's Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), along with the California High-Speed Rail Authority, partner with local schools to explore environmental stewardship, showcase, and learn about career pathways in engineering and computer science. The event's goal is to build a bridge for these high school students toward ECST and the start of lasting mentorship opportunities with our NSBE student leaders.

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Thu, February 24

You only need to RSVP once to ECST E-Week Activities

LACI logo

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Info Session

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

Get to know the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)!

LACI is a world-class business incubator aimed at entrepreneurs who focus on cleantech. Learn more about our incubation programs, zero-emissions pilots, and community programs, followed by a virtual tour of LACI's makerspace.

Griffith Company logo

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Career Readiness Workshop

Griffith Company

Engineering Value That Employers Will Invest In. 

Join Ron Roberts with Griffith Company in this career readiness workshop aimed to help engineering students create a value proposition that employers will want to invest in.

About Griffith Company: Griffith Company is one of California’s earliest general contractors, with a history of excellence that extends over a century. Their diverse projects list encompasses a variety of construction work in the areas of transportation, infrastructure, and site development.

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Info Session for Current Students' Parents and Family Support Members

ECST Parent & Family Support Night

Host: College of ECST in collaboration with Cal State LA New Student and Family Engagement

ECST students, this is a great event to invite your parents and family support to come and learn more about the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology! We will be sharing information about how the College supports students, what the academic journey looks like, and tips on how your family can support your ECST journey.  Please encourage your parents and family support to attend this informative session!

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Fri, February 25

You only need to RSVP once to ECST E-Week Activities

CalTrans logo

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Info Session & Tech Talk

Caltrans

Caltrans-Engineering and IT

Engineering presentation: Caltrans Engineers will discuss the type of work Caltrans performs and showcase the Office of Survey and Design Division's great work. Discover the various types of career opportunities that exist within the Division of Design. 

IT Presentation: Caltrans IT will discuss career opportunities in the Department of Transportation (DOT) & present a general overview of the IT hiring process & education requirements.

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Career Readiness Workshop & Tech Talk

Northrop Grumman

Career Readiness Workshop 

Join Northrop Grumman Talent Acquisition and Adelante ERG in this informative presentation! This presentation will feature a front-end keynote hosted by recruiters Dwayne Lewis and Steve Takahashi, covering Resume Writing, Interview Tips, and Career Path options with Northrup Grumman. Hear from engineers Jessica Alvarenga (Cal State LA Alum) and Douglas Lopez Osorio as well in a Northrup Grumman Career Paths Panel Discussion and Q&A.
 
Boeing logo

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Info Session

The Boeing Company

Join Boeing recruiters to learn general information about the Boeing company and its various business units, with a focus on Southern California! Discover available entry-level opportunities, discuss interview tips, and participate in a Q&A with Boeing Engineering Managers. 

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6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Para los padres y miembros de apoyo familiar del estudiante del Colegio de ECST

Noche de apoyo para Padres y Familias con el Colegio de ECST 

Host: College of ECST en colaboración con  Cal State LA New Student and Family Engagement

¡Estudiantes de ECST, este es un gran evento para invitar a sus padres y familiares a venir y aprender más sobre el Colegio de Ingeniería, Ciencias de la Computación y Tecnología! Compartiremos información sobre cómo el Colegio apoya a los estudiantes, cómo es el viaje académico y consejos sobre cómo su familia puede apoyar su jornada en el Colegio de ECST. ¡Anima a tus padres y familia a asistir a esta sesión informativa!

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COMMUNITY EVENT

STEM Advantage event announcement

STEM Advantage invites you on Friday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. as they celebrate Black History Month and E-Week with a panel event to elevate the voices of Black STEM Industry Professionals discussing How to influence and navigate your career as a Black STEM professional. This special event requires its own registration.
View STEM Advantage Event | RSVP to STEM Advantage | Learn More About Stem Advantage

 

How to RSVP

Cal State LA's College of ECST invites you to celebrate National E-Week 2021! During the week of February 20-26, 2022, our celebration will highlight the important contributions engineers, computer scientists, and technologists make in our everyday lives and the ways they are "Reimagining the Possible."

Community Event

STEM Advantage event speakers

STEM Advantage invites you on Friday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. as they celebrate Black History Month and E-Week with a panel event to elevate the voices of Black STEM Industry Professionals discussing How to influence and navigate your career as a Black STEM professional. This special event requires its own registration.
View STEM Advantage Event | RSVP to STEM Advantage | Learn More About Stem Advantage

Sponsors

ECST E-Week 2022 celebrations have been brought to you in part by the generosity of Southern California Edison.

So CA Edison

Thank You

Also, a special thank you to all our speakers and those who have helped make this event possible.

Southern California Edison, Boeing, CalTrans, City of Los Angeles Sanitation & Environmental Services, DigiDems, Griffith Company, Holmes Structures, Johnson & Johnson, Kimley-Horn, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, NASA Develop National Program, Northrop Grumman, Oracle, SoCalGas, MESA, Cal State LA Alumni Association, ECST Alumni Network, National Society of Black Engineers Cal State LA.

Give to ECST

Contact Kevin Doody, ECST Director of Development at [email protected]
to support this and other student support services.
To make an immediate gift, click the button and select the College of ECST in the designation section.

Reach Out

Cambrian Sorel, ECST Professional Placement Coordinator at [email protected]