Opportunities for AE Students

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2019

Application Deadline: January 11, 2019

Digitize. Do More Good.

Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy.

With the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies connecting more devices and data than ever before, good ideas now have the ability to make a difference more quickly than ever before – and we’re here to help.

Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world. The Challenge is open to students and recent alumni from any college or university.

$300,000 USD in prize money will help accelerate the adoption of breakthrough technology, products, and services that drive economic development and/or solve social or environmental problems.

FREEDM Systems Center

Application Deadline: January 27, 2019

The Summer REU program offers a research opportunity to undergraduate students who are majoring in electrical and computer engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, computer science and related fields. The undergraduate student will spend 10 weeks during the summer conducting research at NC State, learning different aspects of university research, and presenting their work at symposia.

This program is open to U.S Citizens and permanent residents only. Women and members of under-represented minority population are encouraged to apply. NC State Undergraduates may also apply.

A $4,000 stipend is paid for the summer research experience. On-campus housing will be provided and up to $500 for travel reimbursement for those students arriving outside of a 50-mile radius of the host university.

If you are interested, please complete the FREEDM 2019 REU Application

SSIST

Application Deadline – February 15, 2019

Summer REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

The summer REU program offers research opportunities for domestic undergraduates from institutions outside of the ASSIST center. The program is open to any student who is majoring in a science or engineering-related field.

REU students will be immersed in a 10-week intensive research experience at one of ASSIST’s partner institutions where they will experience the various aspects of university research. Students will be partnered with a faculty mentor based on their interests, they will conduct a research project, and they will present their work at a student symposium at the end of the summer.

The program is open to U.S. Citizens and permanent residents only. Women, members of under-represented minority populations, and students from institutions that do not have strong STEM research programs are encouraged to apply.

The Summer REU program runs from May 28, 2019 until August 2, 2019.

Students will receive a $4,000 stipend, on-campus room and board, and up to $500 for travel reimbursement for those students coming from outside of a 50 mile radius of the host university.

Submit an online application

For questions about these opportunities, please contact Lance Gooden at l_gooden@johnstoncc.edu