Newsletter for October 9th, 2016

Hi ,

Come to the ARCO Murray Info session TOMORROW (10/9/16) at 6:30pm in KAP148. Please sign up here - food will be provided :) 

Learn about the LA Ballot Measure at our Info Session led by Phil Davis - President of the ASCE LA Section. Should it pass it will provide $120bn of transportation infrastructure investment into LA County.

Come out to our concrete canoe teams this week! Don't forget to wear closed toe shoes if you plan to come to mix design/construction meeting
*Structures*: Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM - KAP 209
*Aesthetics*: Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM - KAP 209
*Mix Design/Construction*: Thursday 5-7 PM - KAP Basement
*Paddling*: Saturday 9 AM-2 PM - Meet in front of KAP

Stay tuned for next week's steel bridge meeting at Wednesday 10/19 at 4:30pm in KAP134! In the mean time, please fill out the doodle form so we can know when you guys are most available!

Mark your calendars for the ENE Study Night October 27th from 4:30-7pm in KAP200C. Snacks will be provided!

The membership form is available here!  Please remember to fill out the membership form in order to become an official member! Dues are $30. Please read the form for information on how to submit your payment:

Elizabeth Gu


Info Session: ARCO Murray

Date: Monday (TOMORROW) October 9th at 6:30PM

Location: KAP148

This is a reminder that there will be an info session tomorrow evening with ARCO Murray at 6:30 PM in KAP 148! Please RSVP here: if you haven't yet. Come for the pizza, stay for the company!


Info session: LA County Transportation Ballot Measure

Date: Wednesday October 26th at 6:30PM

Location: TBD

Phil Davis, the president of ASCE LA Section will be at USC to talk about the LA County Transportation Ballot Measure. It will have an enormous effect on the job market that you will be graduating into. Should it pass it will provide $120bn of transportation infrastructure investment into LA County. These projects will require Engineers of all disciplines; Civil, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, Environmental, Mechanical just to name a few along with Architects, Planners and laborers. The potential is huge. please see this flyer for more information. Looking forwards to seeing you all there. FOOD will be provided.


Concrete Canoe

Concrete Canoers! This week we'll be wrapping up the brainstorming for this year's theme and finally getting into the mix lab! Meetings are at the usual times:

*Structures*: Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM - KAP 209
*Aesthetics*: Tuesday 5:30-6:30 PM - KAP 209
*Mix Design/Construction*: Thursday 5-7 PM - KAP Basement
*Paddling*: Saturday 9 AM-2 PM - Meet in front of KAP

If you’re coming to this week’s mix design and construction meeting, be sure to wear *closed-toe* shoes!

Also, we're having a canoe social sometime in October! Fill out this form if you're interested:

See you soon!


Steel Bridge

Date: Wednesday, October 19th

Time:4:30 PM

Location: KAP134

Steel bridgers! First off,  huge thank you to those who stuck out and went over the design rules with us this past week - we appreciate you truly~madly~deeply. Our meeting for this week is postponed until next week, 10/19. However we'd still like you to think of when you all are most available to PRACTICE BUILDING LAST YEAR'S BRIDGE. Get stoked!!!! Please fill out the form here: Lastly, if you still haven't been added to the group me, please shoot us an email at so you can be kept up to date with all our activities! Have a great week!



Join us for our ENE Study Night!

Are you busy studying for midterms? Why not do it together? Come join us for a quiet and productive workspace, plus snacks to get you through the evening!

Date: October 27, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30-7:00 pm
Place: KAP 200C (To be confirmed— currently seeking larger room!)

In the meantime, check out these cool workshops/ events in the greater LA area!

October 13, 2016: AAEES West Coast Climate Change Symposium (Registration for students is free while sponsorships last—first come, first serve! Otherwise, student registration is $35. Location is MWD at Union Station, LA) More details here:

October 19-20, 2016: NWRI Workshop on Drought Vulnerability and Tools for Improving Water Resilience (Registration for students is free! Location is Long Beach) More details here:



USC ASCE now has a snapchat! Keep up to date with the latest action going on within USC ASCE. Check us out @USCASCE


Additional Opportunities

Internship Opportunity:
USC ASCE Treasurer Internship Position

We are currently looking for applicants for a Treasurer Intern for the 2016-2017 school year. Interns will be taught how to apply for funding from Viterbi and USG as well as how to manage finances for a major USC club. Please email our current treasurer, Jason at if you are interested!


The Port of Los Angeles Student Positions

The Port of Los Angeles is looking to fill two (2) Student Engineer positions. Please see the attached posting for information on the position and application instructions:


Infrastructure Vision 2050 Challenge for Futuristic Transportation Systems

HEROX is reaching out to the problem solver community to conceptualize a futuristic transportation system for the third and the final phase of the Infrastructure Vision 2050 challenge.

The Build phase is seeking transportation solutions which will carry people from wherever they are to wherever they want to go, and do so in a way that far exceeds the efficiency and safety of today's transportation models. It should be able to serve the United States population in the year 2050 and beyond.

Prize Details: The total prize purse for the build phase is $ 100,000 USD. In addition to monetary prizes, winners shall receive tremendous exposure for their work.

Application Instructions: Last date for submission is December 15, 2016. No entry fee is required. Innovators may originate from any country.

Guidelines/ Registration Link: You may visit the Infrastructure Vision 2050 challenge page for complete challenge guidelines and to register as an innovator.

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