For the 2015-16 school year, we currently have 358 active SWE members at the University of Washington. Learn more about membership here. Our members are excited to meet you!


Motivate both women and men to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders. Expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life. Demonstrate the value of diversity.


The Society of Women Engineers was founded in 1950 and is a non-profit educational service organization of both professional engineers and engineering students. Professional and student chapters such as the UW’s are located throughout the world and membership is open to both women and men.


Our main priority is you, the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) student. All of the events we organize are geared toward helping you learn more about the numerous educational and professional opportunities that are out there for you as you work toward your degree. In October of 1997, company tours were added to our list of events. If there’s a company you’d like to tour, drop us an email and let us know.

For more on membership and the application process, click here.


  • Resume critiques and mock interviews, both of which provide indispensable help with the dreaded, but vital job searching process.
  • Monthly general meetings that feature influential guest speakers (i.e. professors or professionals), information on upcoming engineering events, and of course, good food.
  • Company tours
  • Annual Evening With Industry Career Fair & Banquet
    (January Engineering Career Fair)
  • Engineering Majors Fair
  • Fun activities!

Most importantly, as a SWE member, you have the wonderful opportunity to join an extremely fun and supportive network of engineering students and professionals who all have the same concerns and goals as you! So what are you waiting for? Find out how you can become a UW SWE member!


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Come to a meeting! Check the calendar for a full list of upcoming events.

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Mail us:
US Post Office
Society of Women Engineers UW Section
PO BOX 45657
Seattle, WA 98105-9998