Wharton Design – New Year's special!

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** In this issue:

Careers: – Internship deadlines coming up – Full time opening at Quirky – Memento Studio seeking MBA intern

Knowledge: – Innovation across industries

Winter break procrastination aids!

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Happy new year! The Design Club board hopes you're having a great winter break. We're certain 2014 will bring amazing adventures and rewarding experiences.

** Careers

Internship application deadlines coming up

As we ramp up the year to summer recruiting season, we want to remind you of the following deadlines for summer internship applications: * IDEO Global Fellows (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=0d40c9bb7c&e=4b88744fb2) on January 6, apply through their website * IDEO Business Designer (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=1808023c03&e=4b88744fb2) (all offices) on January 17th, apply through their website * Prophet Summer Associate (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=3b06109832&e=4b88744fb2) on January 6, apply via CareerPath

Full time opening at Quirky, business analyst

As a Sr. Business Analyst working in Process Optimization, you will be tasked with optimizing our business processes according to best practices and embedding these into our corporate business systems. http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=a1e9459102&e=4b88744fb2 Additional details on CareerPath, applications are due February 11th (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=9918c77abb&e=4b88744fb2)

Memento Studio seeking MBA Intern

Memento Studio is a new digital app that allows you to transform your digital photos into custom paraphernalia (buttons, bottle openers, stickers etc). The app was created by a Mark Yarmarkovich, a Penn Medical PhD candidate with broad experience in cancer biology, biotechnology, and development of personalized medicine in oncology.

Mark seeks an intern (for immediate start) to help with Marketing efforts. MBA candidates with digital marketing experience are preferred but anyone interested should contact him to discuss yarmarkovich@gmail.com.

** Knowledge

Innovation across industries R/GA announced the 10 start-ups to be part of their Connected Devices Accelerator program. Great winter break reading to see technology-driven innovation across many industries: * Enertiv: Revolutionizing building energy management with real-time data. * Footmarks: Transforming engagement in traditional retail with sensors that can detect consumers. * Grove: Powering the urban farming revolution. * Hammerhead Navigation: Heads-up navigation display for bicyclists with integrated social community. * Keen Home: Developing intelligent devices for your home, starting with a connected air vent. * KyteLabs: Consumer product that brings connectivity to everyday transactions. * Owlet Baby Care: The first baby health monitor that tracks what really matters. * ringblingz: A social notification platform that keeps you connected. * QoL: Improving respiratory health and fitness through innovative devices. * Qualia Health: Using data science to measure changes in overall health and improve lives.

** Winter break procrastination aids

As we are enjoying some well-deserved free time, what better way to waste it than playing games and watching movies, here are a few recommendations for you to keep yourself entertained during those endless transoceanic flights, or when sitting on a chair by the fire:

Documentaries on design and architecture (links go to Netflix): * Objectified (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=8cf06aad51&e=4b88744fb2) * Urbanized (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=e56ee63bf8&e=4b88744fb2) * Helvetica (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=57471ecb19&e=4b88744fb2) * Sketches of Frank Gehry (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=c5602c5719&e=4b88744fb2) * My Architect (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=836464bd2b&e=4b88744fb2) * Art&Copy (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=81018a341b&e=4b88744fb2) * How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=1f2c4f1e2d&e=4b88744fb2)

The New Yorker has a great list of elegant iOS games released in 2013. Rymdkapsel (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=d460e3f13b&e=4b88744fb2) is particularly beautiful in its simplicity, and available on most platforms. Check out the full list here: http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=1ebc3018e8&e=4b88744fb2

If you’re feeling bold, you could also read The Fountainhead (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=9e21574afd&e=4b88744fb2) , Ayn Rand’s ode to Frank Lloyd Wright.

Shoot us an email with your favorite games, movies, books, or music from the past year and we'll share them to the club members. Enjoy!

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