Upcoming Events and Announcements

Society of Women Engineers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute



Exploring Engineering Day Invitation Letter!

Do your children enjoy solving puzzles and have a natural curiosity about the world around them? If so, please consider attending Exploring Engineering Day at RPI (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) on Saturday, February 20, 2016 with your child! You’ll learn all about the kind of work engineers do and how they’re making our world a better place to live every day!

The program is free to the public! Every child must be accompanied by one parent/adult/chaperone. Snow date is scheduled for February 27, 2016

The invitation letter can be seen here!

Calling Submissions for WE15 Collegiate Poster Competition!

The deadline for the WE15 Collegiate Poster Competition is coming up soon, on June 15th!! If you do research and want to show off your work, submit a poster! You will be judged on your ability to deliver outstanding visual presentations. ***Finalists will be given a travel stipend and free registration for the WE15 Conference!***

Apply for the PepsiCo Challenge!

PepsiCo is looking to leverage young engineers to identify disruptive innovations – innovations that impact the company across every function and country to address unmet needs and improve the way in which they make, move and sell their products while doing so in a way that furthers PepsiCo’s commitment to environmental sustainability as well as its impact on society. The application is located here. Applications are due by May 29, 2015.

Now Accepting Applications for Women in Nuclear 2015 Conference Scholarship!

U.S. Women in Nuclear is now accepting student applications for their 2015 conference student sponsorship program. The application is located here. Students must submit a cover letter, photograph and current resume along with the application. Applications are due by June 1, 2015.

RPI SWE Goes to Boston for Regional Conference!

RPI SWE has returned from Region F Conference triumphant with rewards being recognized for both our professional development as well as our communications program. In addition, our vice president, Carolyn Chlebek was awarded the Emerging Leader Award. Our section was also successful in the Regional poster competition bringing home second and third place- congratulations to Sarah Straub and Weronika Jakubowska! Thanks for all your hard work ladies, our section continues to be one of the best all thanks to you!

Region F Goes to LA

In October Los Angeles hosted hundreds of SWE members at national conference, including (of course) Region F! Check out the Region F blog to read what our favorite parts about conference were as well as take a look at a few photos!

Inside Scoop on Undergraduate Research: What You Missed...

SWE recently hosted an event explaining and answering any question related to undergraduate research. Our event was hosted with professor Gross who runs a biochemistry lab in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies. Did you miss it? Not to worry, you can access the slides here.

Miss the October GBM?

This month Kip Steele from Apprenda joined us to guide us through the tehnical interview. He was gracious enough to give us his contact information and encourages anyone that needs help with resumes, interviews, or finding a job to contact him! His email is provided in this link. The rest of our GBM slides can be found here. Check them out for announcements about upcoming events!

Miss the September GBM?

This month we held our welcome back general body meeting. A lot was discussed about the exciting upcoming events through the semester. Couldn't make it? Not a problem! Check out the September general body slides here.

Looking for a GBM Presentation or past news about RPI SWE? Previous announcements from the 2013-2014 academic year can be found on our EVENTS page!