This month's meeting is about INTERNSHIPS!
SWE is hosting an internship panel which currently features UW engineering students from majors like EE, ME, CSE, BioE. The panelists will be sharing their internship experiences related to applying, interviewing, what they gained in their roles, and advice to internship seekers. More details will be coming soon!
This month's meeting is sponsored by Amazon, who will also be tabling at the event.
Doors open at 5:30pm and meeting starts at 6:00pm. To RSVP, please click here.
Want to meet the president? Have any burning questions about SWE? Come to office hours with the president!
This special informational fair will give you a chance to meet and get connected with members from each engineering club and societies offered at the UW.
The event will take place 3:30pm-6:00pm on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Maple Hall, Great Room.
To browse through and learn about what each engineering club does and how to get involved, click the link here: https://www.engr.washington.edu/current/studentprogs/orgs
Hello everyone, we hope you had a great summer! The academic year is about to start up soon, and SWE wants to be a part of your UW experience.
At this First General Meeting, you will get to know all about:
– SWE's mission and history
– Our leadership teams
– Professional development, social events, community outreach efforts
– How to stay connected with us
– Membership & benefits!
Lastly, we'll have lightning talks from two distinguished women engineers working in their industry about their experiences, accomplishments, and advice:
– Elizabeth Nance, Assistant Professor of UW Chemical Engineering
– Jennifer Apacible, Software Engineer at Google
Meeting will take place in Guggenheim Hall, Room 220 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm, with dinner provided.
This is a collaborative event between women in engineering societies including, SWE (Society of Women Engineers), WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering), and Phi Sigma Rho (Women's Engineering Sorority).
Come listen to presentations and learn more about each women in engineering societies and participate in majors "speed dating” event with members in varying engineering majors. There will be raffles and free pizza included throughout the event.
Event will take place Friday, September 30, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm in Husky Union Building (HUB), South Ballroom.
To register to this event, go here: http://bit.do/WiSEtalks
Check out UW SWE's booth during Student's Activities Fair located in the Red Square. Talk to our general officers, with any questions you may have, or just stop by to say hi!
Interested in learning about what it takes to be a successful engineer? Now's your chance to talk with SWE members students about their own experiences in engineering and/or various questions you may have related to engineering (all majors welcome!)
Meeting will be from 3pm to 4pm in the Mechanical Engineering Building (MEB), Room 248
SWE is having a DAWG DAZE Ice Cream Social event starting at 2:30 pm in Savery 166 on Saturday 9/24! There's going to be a whole ton of FREE ICE CREAM and toppings.
Come and say hi to our officers who will be scooping ice cream and mingling with anyone who stops by. Invite your friends to go get ice cream with you!
Are you a high school or college student interested in CS but not sure about what CS majors do post graduation? Are you a UW pre-engineer who wants to experience or are curious about what it’s like to work in academia or industry? Or maybe just someone who’s super keen on meeting amazingly talented and enthusiastic CS-lovers? Or maybe even someone who just loves snacks and conversing with CS folks? Either way, this event is 100% tailor made for you!
The UW Girls Who Code Committee is planning it’s second event of the year and we look forward to seeing you there!
Make sure you RSVP on the link provided below so we know you’re coming: http://goo.gl/forms/auYTbBxbdH
P.S: Both girls and guys are welcome! Also, let our organizers know if you have any questions! You can shoot Mitali Palekar a message on Facebook or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the UW Society of Women Engineers for our March general meeting on April 6, from 6-7:30PM!
We will have five students from different engineering majors share their internship experiences; they will answer questions on how to be successful at your internship.
In addition, open SWE General Officer positions will be announced.
As usual, dinner will be provided, so RSVP accordingly.
Join us for a De-Stress with Bunnies event on March 8th from 6:30-7:30pm!
We will be bringing in bunnies for you to hang out and de-stress with before finals so that you can be at your best mental state for them! Please RSVP accurately, as there will be a limited number of bunnies available.
Join the UW Society of Women Engineers for our March general meeting on March 2, from 6-7:30PM! We will be electing next year's executive leadership team.
In order to be eligible to vote, you must be a current UW SWE member and attend the entire duration of this meeting--no exceptions.
Each candidate will give a 2-minute speech and there will be a 1-minute Q&A. Here is a list of all candidates and their responses to the questionnaire:
[VP of Corporate Relations]
[VP of Member Relations]
[VP of Community Outreach]
[VP of Public Relations]
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Regions A, B, and J are excited to announce a joint region conference on February 18-21, 2016 to be held in the beautiful northwest area of downtown Seattle! The conference will be hosted on the waterfront at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. Join us as we EXPLORE what the world of engineering has to offer, ENGAGE women of all ages and backgrounds, and EMPOWER each other to take on new challenges and seek out our passions.
The Region ABJ 2016 Conference will begin on Thursday and Friday with tours and activities designed for participants to get to know the Seattle area and participate in the local culture. On Saturday, conference participants will explore a wide range of presentation tracks from technical development to career exploration to inclusion and cultural awareness and much more. Corporate sponsors and partners will be on-site for networking opportunities and a career hiring event suited for all experience levels and career backgrounds. To close out the conference on Sunday after SWE region business meetings, Regions A, B, and J will host an outreach event to engage and encourage Seattle youth to explore what it means to be an engineer.
In addition to the SWE conference offerings Seattle boasts a wide range of activities including world-class museums and theatres, historic landmarks, scenic hikes and viewpoints of the Olympic Mountains and Puget Sound, foodie-worthy restaurants, and of course fantastic shopping! Seattle is also home to numerous major corporations, government and military branches, and private companies as well as a growing entrepreneurial presence.
For more details, check out the Registration, Programming, Sponsorship & Support, and Special Events information.
We look forward to seeing you in Seattle for an exciting 2016 Region ABJ Conference!
Join Google engineers and the Society of Women Engineers for a workshop on technical interviews on Feburary 9th from 7-9pm! Everyone is welcome, though the content of this workshop will be tailored toward technical (coding) interviews.
The UW Girls Who Code Committee is having it's first event of the year! If you're a high school student or college underclassman interested in pursuing a STEM field, want to learn more about UW or college life in general or just want to enjoy a Saturday morning meeting some uber-cool students and mentors while having a great snacks and drinks, please come and join us for our Majors Panel - a panel put together just for you!
Don't forget to RSVP at this link if you're planning on attending:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BZP8zw7rwRaOhlOfrph2qBqhSmTKQ5Gt1L2ajGnKLY8/viewform?c=0&w=1
We can't wait to see y'all!
Join the UW Society of Women Engineers for our first social event of Winter Quarter!
Come to this info session if you are interested in running for a SWE Executive Officer position this year or in the near future! All the current 2015-16 SWE Executive Officers will be present to inform you about each position and answer any questions you may have.
Elections: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (March General Meeting)
Available SWE Executive Officer positions for the 2016-17 school year:
♢ VP of Corporate Relations
♢ VP of Member Relations
♢ VP of Public Relations
♢ VP of Community Outreach
Holding a leadership position in SWE is an extremely rewarding experience and opens the door to a whole world of opportunities. Hope to see you there!
You must RSVP if you are attending.
6:30-7:00pm - Delicious dinner, mingling, and networking
7:00-8:00pm - Executive officer info session
Please note General Officer positions will open up in early spring quarter.
Join the Society of Women Engineers for our February General Meeting on Feb. 3, from 6-7:30PM!
Four students will be sharing their stories about how they got their jobs and research positions through networking.
- David Coven (Tesla)
- Saina Parsi (Nordstrom)
- Naomi Musgrave (Google/Intel)
- Shivani Gupta (PhD Student in BioE, NSF Research Fellow)
Dinner will be provided! Please RSVP accordingly.
The UW Society of Women Engineers is excited to present the 34th annual Evening With Industry career fair and banquet!
Please join us on January 20th for the career fair, open to everybody, including all genders. Come meet companies and learn about internships, co-ops, and full-time job opportunities in the STEM fields. During the career fair, company representatives will invite outstanding students to the evening banquet.
• 12 - 12:30pm: Career fair open to paid SWE members
• 12:30 - 5:30 pm: Career fair open to public
• 6 - 7:30pm: Invite-only banquet (company representatives will invite students)
Be sure to register for the career fair here:
Join the UW Society of Women Engineers for our January General Meeting on Jan. 6, from 6-7:30PM! Doors open at 5:30PM.
We'll have a Q&A session for you to ask questions and receive advice about the general hiring process, resume tips, and career fair and interview preparation. We'll be welcoming recruiters from Google, Boeing, LinkedIn, Tableau, and Blue Origin.
Dinner will be provided! Please RSVP accordingly here.
Join the Society of Women Engineers for our December General Meeting on Dec. 2, from 6-7:30PM!
We'll have lightning talks from two influential leaders, Ileana Rivera (Sr. Director, IT at Cisco) and Riya Marwah (Sr. Director, Technology at Disney). They will share their stories and answer your questions about leadership and diversity in engineering.
Dinner will be provided! Thank you to Cisco and Disney for their generous sponsorship.
Please RSVP accordingly. :)
Looking to donate some extra clothes in your closet?
SWE is holding a clothing drive! We are looking for new or gently used clothing. Large sizes are preferred, but other sizes will be accepted too.
Please drop off your clothing during our general meeting on Nov. 4th to be entered in to a RAFFLE. :)
Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/436425433232329/
We'll also have a collection box in Mary Gates Hall at the Career Center from Nov. 4-6.
From there, we'll handle the rest!
All the clothes are going to the Jubilee Women's Center, a center that supports women experiencing poverty to build stable and fulfilling futures. Jubilee has served over 1,300 homeless and low-income women in the community with classes on technology, life skills and job readiness, community referrals, and a free clothing boutique.
Learn more about JWC here: www.jwcenter.org/
Join the Society of Women Engineers for our November General Meeting on Nov. 4, from 6-7:30PM!
Five wonderful professionals from Microsoft, Boeing, HH Consulting, Cozi, and Air Force will be presenting about their experiences in industry. They come from diverse backgrounds in engineering, including Civil Engineering, CSE, BioE, HCDE, and EE.
We will also be collecting clothing for the Jubilee Women's Center! If you have gently used or new clothing to donate, please bring it to the meeting (we'll have a collection box).
In addition, dinner will be provided! Thank you to the U.S. Airforce for their generous sponsorship.
Please RSVP and bring your clothing donation for a chance to win raffles at the end of the meeting. :)
WE15 is the upcoming world’s largest conference for women engineers, a GREAT opportunity for national members to learn and network, held October 22-24 in Nashville, TN.
Evening with Industry is SWE's largest event of the year. Find out how to get involved and help out during this info session!