2014 Shadow Day

Through the San Diego MESA Alliance, pre-college and college students will have a unique experience to witness the “real world” of work in an engineering or scientific environment.

Industry’s involvement will provide a great opportunity for our up and coming students to “test the waters” in a field of their interest and see first-hand how classroom skills relate to the workplace. What better way to do that, than observe and work with a professional in action! Employers can make a positive impact on the lives of students; future engineers and scientists!

2014 Research Academy

Twenty five MESA students (10 from City College, 10 from Southwestern College, 5 from SDSU) will atend a 1-week Research Academy at San Diego State University (SDSU) in July 2014. The Academy is designed as a “trainer the trainer academy for understanding ‘what is research?’” The Academy was originally designed and implemented by 3 SDSU graduate research students in 2012.

Solar Turbines Hosts 2014-2015 Joint Planning Conference for Diversity Focused Engineering and Science Chapters

The San Diego Region Joint Planning Conference for Diversity Focused Engineering and Science Chapters will take place on Friday, August 1, 2014, from 8:00 – 5:00 pm, at Solar Turbines in the Kearny Mesa region of San Diego, California.

The San Diego Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Alliance and Solar Turbines will host a unique event to bring student leaders and professionals together to network, collaborate and exchange ideas for improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

21st Annual Olympics & Robotics Competition

The 21st Annual MESA Olympics & Robotics Competition took place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at San Diego State University. MESA students across the MESA programs at San Diego State University, San Diego City College, Southwestern College,  Southwest high school, and Imperial high school, participated in the competitions. The competition segmented in problem-solving sessions and a robotics …

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Qualcomm Job Postings – April 30, 2014

Diversity and Inclusion are important elements of Qualcomm’s business and culture. Ensuring that we have a diverse employee base is an important element of this effort, which is why we are continuing to connect with diverse organizations, including those that work with Veterans and people with disabilities. Specifically, we are affirmatively working towards hiring African Americans and Women.

Junior Achievement of San Diego Fundraiser

Help Executive Champion Scott Drury, SDG&E’s vice president for HR, Diversity & Inclusion, raise awareness and funds to support Junior Achievement and invest in San Diego’s future leaders.

The funds raised will help Junior Achievement of San Diego accomplish their goal of reaching 50,000 San Diego students this year through its financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship programs.

Qualcomm Job Postings – April 02, 2014

Diversity and Inclusion are important elements of Qualcomm’s business and culture. Ensuring that we have a diverse employee base is an important element of this effort, which is why we are making direct outreach to diverse organizations, including those that work with Veterans and people with disabilities. Specifically, we are affirmatively working towards hiring African Americans and Women.

13th Annual Leadership Summit

The 13th Annual San Diego MESA Alliance Leadership Summit took place at the Indian Hills Camp in Jamul on the weekend of February 28 – March 2, 2014.

39 MESA/MESA Engineering Program (MEP)/Maximizing Science Potential (MSP) students from San Diego City College, San Diego State University, Southwestern College, and various high schools in the San Diego and Imperial Valley MESA Schools Programs participated in various competitions that promoted the use of their leadership skills and various strengths attributes.

Qualcomm Job Postings – March 19, 2014

Attached is a spreadsheet with jobs that are posted on our careers website. Qualcomm Jobs- 2014-03-19 You are also able to sort this spreadsheet by job location, requisition number or job title.  As you review this spreadsheet you can click on the requisition number or the job title and you will be able to link …

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