Ohio State Battelle Center is running a few student events over the next couple of weeks. All of these can be attended in-person or virtually and offer students an opportunity to interact with guest speakers and gain valuable skills that will help in their professional and academic pursuits.
These events have registration deadlines, so don’t delay if you’re interested!
Thursday, 3/2 – Professional Training: Building Better Teams: Join us for a workshop on how you can be a part of better teams! We want you to have the skills and the awareness of what is going on around you to create more connection and more positive interactions. Whether you are outgoing, shy, introverted, or extroverted, this workshop has a little bit of something for everyone. Register today and join us in-person or online.
Monday, 3/6 – Air & Space SCOPE Conversation, Keith Contrera, SpaceX Engineer: Keith Contrera is a lead propulsion engineer at SpaceX where he works on raptor vacuum engine nozzle extensions. He graduated from Ohio State in 2020 with his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and minor in business. During his time at Ohio State the Battelle Center for Science, Engineering, and Public Policy and the Mountaineers club. Additionally, he completed internships at Moog Inc., NASA Glenn Research Center and SpaceX. Register today and guarantee yourself dinner and an opportunity to hear about SpaceX and the skills you should work on before graduation.
Tuesday, 3/7 – Sustainable Energy SCOPE Conversation, Jon-Paul d’Aversa: As principal and founder of UNPREDICTABLEcity, Jon-Paul d’Aversa develops strategies for long-range energy development and emissions planning. He has served as a trusted and objective resource for over 100 local governments here in Ohio, as well as the US Department of Energy, Interstate Renewable Energy Council, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and the Electrification Coalition. Learn more and register for dinner and a conversation with an expert in the field.
Thursday, 3/9 – NEW Digital Technologies SCOPE Conversation, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab: Join us for a new Student Community offering around the expansion and importance of digital technologies. Our first guest speakers will be from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Jarrett Reid and Karen Shuttleworth. Learn about the work APL does, Jarrett and Karen’s career, a discussion of the latest in Digital Engineering and suggestions on how to be better prepared to work in the field when you graduate! Register and join us for a meal and a great discussion with an organization at the forefront of innovation.