Designathon 2016-2017

SAT. 9/10 – ASME kicked off Robotics with a Designathon meeting where students brainstormed ideas for the 2017 ASME Student Design Competition over pizza and drinks. This year, competitors must construct a robot to complete five tasks: sprinting to a wall and back, lifting a weight, throwing a tennis ball, climbing stairs, and hitting a golf ball. Attendees discussed many creative solutions and put together an initial design.20160910_143912-minGroups present their ideas to the rest of the team.

1st GBM: Fall 2016

THU. 9/8 – At the first General Body Meeting of the Fall 2016 semester, club officers introduced themselves to freshmen with a presentation about the club. Students interested in joining stayed after the presentation to ask about specific events, like Robotics, Punkin Chunkin, and the Speaker Series.

Tesla Fall Co-op Opportunity

SUN 8/7 – In response to the great turnout at the ASME-hosted Tesla information session, our contact at Tesla has told us about a few co-op positions they are looking to fill for August-December:

Manufacturing / Design intern, Palo Alto, HQ 2016 Energy Products Intern

Anyone interested should please email their resume to asme.rpi@gmail.com with a short bit of information about themselves in the subject line. ASME is being asked specifically to fill this position, so your information will be forwarded directly on to our contact at Tesla. Two other fall internship opportunities at Tesla are linked below:

https://www.tesla.com/careers/job/manufacturing-engineeringinternship-co-opfall2016-39711

https://www.tesla.com/careers/job/mechanical-engineeringinternship-co-opfall2016-39717

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