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SEMICONDUCTOR Seminar - Free Food and Prize Drawings!

Did you know that 15% of the nation’s 2 million semiconductor jobs are in Oregon? Oregon State University has long been the state’s largest supplier of talent to this thriving industry. Whether you’re studying engineering, chemistry, computer science, business, or any relevant STEM discipline, find your path to success at this professional development seminar organized by SEMI Pacific Northwest.  (  
•    Learn about Job Opportunities in the High-Tech Industry (Internship, Entry Level)  
•    Engage with an Engineer’s Daily Life (Fab Process Engineer, Fab Equipment Engineer, Facility Design Professional and Software Engineer focused on Artificial Intelligence) 
•    How to Prepare for Job Search, Interviews, Resumes, Landing a job and more  
•    Meet with professionals and executives at the networking sessions. 
•    Students are welcome to come and go  
•    Enjoy FREE FOOD  
•    Swag & Giveaways, Amazon Gift Cards! 
•    Attendance is free, but registration is required. Register by April 5th, 2024.  
10:00 am – Welcome & SEMI PNW Chapter Introduction (Coffee + Pastries) –  
Leonard Weitman, Principal Consultant, Weitman Consulting    

10:05 – Welcome from OSU – Director for Strategic Partnership  
10:10 am – High Tech Companies 101- Industry Overview and Career Opportunities –  
Pam Fischer, Technical Director  
10:40 am – Prepare to go Pro (Resume Building + Interviewing Skills, including tips and tricks on how to land a job in Semiconductors + Q&A  
Robyn Chupka, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP | Manager, Human Resources | Semiconductor, HORIBA Instruments Incorporated AND Carly Petrovic, Sr. HR Manager | Microchip Technology Inc.

11:10 am – Job Opportunities 
11:35 am – Lunch 
11:35am – Day in the Life of Biomedical Device Engineering Director - Java Von Arx, Senior Director, Technology and Platform Development in our R & D Division, Biotronik    
11:50am – Day in the Life of Fab Process Engineer - Masen Kennish, Process Engineer II – Etch, Microchip Technology Inc.   
12:05pm – Day in the Life of an implantable medical Device Design Engineering Director - Java Von Arx, Ph.D. , Senior Director, Technology and Platform Development, Biotronik/MSEI  
12:20pm – Day in the Life of Facility Design Professional - Mike Machinski P.E. – Principal, Corbin Consulting Engineers 
12:35pm – Day in the Life of Software Engineer (including Artificial Intelligence)  - Adam Sohn, Data Engineering and Advanced Analytics Manager, Tokyo Electron  
12:50 pm – Networking with Industry Leaders (also visit table displays of companies) 

2:00 pm – Adjourn   

Thursday, April 11 at 10:00am to 2:00pm

Memorial Union Building (MU), Ballroom
2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331

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