Welcome to the College of Science Student Success Scene, a bi-weekly newsletter featuring activities and opportunities especially relevant for science undergraduates. The Science Student Success team is comprised of Terry Ham, International Student Integration and Retention Specialist, Natasha Harris, Associate Director of Science Diversity,  Connie Kaspar, Associate Director of Science Diversity, Danielle Sheese, Associate Director for Career Development and Retention, and Laura Starr, Director for Experiential Learning and Student Success
Questions about the Newsletter email sss@purdue.edu
Boilermaker Special and Engineering Fountain Spring time
College of Science
The Intercultural Passport Project - ICPP
Boilermaker Special and Engineering Fountain Spring time
Acquire intercultural Certification and increase cultural Skills that employers and graduate schools look for.
Earn 6 badges in 6 sessions on Tuesdays 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Begins Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Meeting in Beering 2291
To sign up complete this form.

If you have question please contact Terry Ham at hamt@purdue.edu.
Science & Spices of Morocco
Study Abroad Experience
Join students from the College of Science and Health & Human Sciences in a cultural immersion of science and spices. We will explore the world of spices and how it has been used in medicine/healing to cooking and much more. We will visit Casablanca, Rabat & Meknes to name a few. To hear more information, visit the Study Aboard Fair or attend a call out on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 5:30pm in Matthews (MTHWS) 111 or on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:00pm in Wetherill (WTHR) 114.

You can also contact Natasha Harris, co-lead at harri326@purdue.edu or 765-494-1765 for more information.
Career Specialist
The CoS Career Specialist Is Available To Help You

Make an appointment through the Boiler Connect system by choosing the following 
  • Care Unit: Career / Preprofessional Advising
  • Service: College of Science Career Specialist
  • Reason: Select from Choices
  • Location: CoS Career Services (Virtual)
  • Name: Danielle Sheese
Once an appointment is made a virtual meeting will be set-up.  If you have issues scheduling, please call 765-494-1771 and the receptionist will assist you. 
What Services Does the Career Development Specialist Provide?
  • Career counseling appointments
  • Customized career planning (holistic approach to student marketability at graduation-how do students set themselves apart from other students?)
  • Choosing a major/career path
  • Career assessment interpretation
  • Discover what students can do with their major
  • Discussion of interviewing strategies/mock interviewing & preparation 
  • Job/internship searching-targeted resources
  • Presentations and workshops specifically tailored for College of Science students
  • Networking opportunities with College of Science alumni including (Coffee & Conversation events and SCI 490 Course “Dean’s Leadership Forum”)
  • And more on the College of Science Careers Website
Resume Nights
Resume 101
Thursday, September 8, 2022
6 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting

Advanced Resume Topics

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
6 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting
Career Skills Workshops
Research / Job / Internship
Search Strategies & Resources
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
5:30 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting

Interview Like a Pro

What Should I Consider?
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
6 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting
Purdue Study Abroad Fair
Thurs. Sept. 8th 10-2

PMU S. Ballroom
Planning to Study Abroad? 

The Study Abroad Office is accepting applications for Winter Flex 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023. The application deadline for most spring semester study abroad programs: September 15.
Thinking about studying abroad?
Explore the University of Sussex
Building at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
The University of Sussex has an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students in five schools:  Social Sciences & Cultural Studies, Humanities, Science & Technology, and Life Sciences. Entirely self-contained in a parkland setting, the campus is located on the edge of Brighton, an hour from London by train and within easy reach of continental Europe. 
  • Study at a world-renowned university with an academic focus on global sustainability and innovation 
  • Find space to breathe with a national park on your doorstep 
  • Discover a home away from home, surrounded by a vibrant international community 
For more information go here!

LBC: Follow the Roadmap

  • Are you graduating in December 2022? Make sure to have completed all LBC reports by September 18, 2022.
  • Did you complete an internship, undertake research, study abroad, or participate in another activity eligible for LBC points over the summer? Be sure to write your reports before you get too busy.
  • Would you like to attend a conference, community service, or participate in another LBC activity for which you need some funding? Submit an LBC grant application
  • Not enrolled in Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC)? Enroll today!  Sign up Here
If you have questions, contact LBC at 
The Women in Science Program serves and develops a cohort of 200 students who identify as women, non-binary individuals, and male advocates within the College of Science throughout their undergraduate studies. From the first-year application process to graduation day, WISP exists to strengthen Science student experiences — not only in the lecture hall or lab but through mentoring and networking as well. We are excited to learn and grow together!
Need some help? Free Evening Tutoring is available
COSINE - Free Tutoring Program
Cosine Tutoring Fall 2022
COSINE (College of Science Instructional Nightly Enrichment) is a FREE tutoring program to help students succeed in first year science courses. COSINE offers evening tutoring right in your own backyard. Our goal is to help you develop problem-solving skills needed to do your homework. Please visit us in Shreve for assistance.


Shreve Hall
Room C113B
University Residences Support Center


Monday - Thursday 6:00-9:00pm August 29 - December 8, 2022

For optimal tutoring results, bring your text books and class notes.
WISP Tutoring
Need some assistance in classes, homework, concepts, formulas, etc?  Head on over to WIEP-WISP tutoring Sunday-Thursdays 7-10pm in the University Residences Support Center located in Shreve Hall C113A, or check us out online. Bring your books, calculator, homework, class notes, etc. For more information click here!
Campus Events
Purdue Alumni Student Experience
Mock Career Fair
PASE hosts each year is the Mock Career Fair, an event that provides students with an opportunity to practice their interviewing skills, obtain feedback on cover letters and resumes, and work to prepare themselves for the upcoming career fairs. This event will be occurring in person on Purdue’s campus in the North and South Ballrooms within the Purdue Memorial Union on September 7th from 6:15pm-9 p.m.
Northrop Grumman
Joining our team here at Northrop Grumman means working with a diverse set of perspectives to define possible every day. Our interns and early career employees get exposure to how some of the top minds from across many different industries turn ideas into outcomes.

If you are looking for a career.... we encourage you to 
apply here .

Want to learn more about Northrup-Grumman and what they do?
Watch this video!
Indiana Legislative Internship Recruitment Info
Session & Reception
Indiana Legislative Internship Recruitment Info Session & Reception
Wednesday, September 7th
5:30-7:00 p.m.
PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room

The Statehouse employs college students as interns in Indianapolis during the spring semester each year in these areas:
Communication, Information Technology, Policy Analysis, Constituent Services, Graphic & Print Design, and Fiscal Analysis.
Yes, the internships are paid and they are fantastic experience for students from all majors, backgrounds, and can be a great foundation for any career! 

The application deadline for Spring 2023 Internships is October 31, 2022.

For internship descriptions and online application, use these links below:
House Republicans - To apply go here.
Senate Republicans - To apply go here
House Democrats
- To apply go here
Senate Democrats
- To apply go here

Beyond Campus
JCPenney Suit-Up Event
Fall 2022 Purdue JCPenney Suit-Up Online Event August  24th – October 30, 2022. Take advantage of an extra 30% off on select merchandise and it can be used either online or in-store. If you prefer to wait to use your coupon, it will be valid for a one-time purchase now – October  30, 2022.

30% off coupon – Text BOILERS to 67292
to receive an individual one-time use coupon code.
August 24th – October 30th
Shop online or in-store