Classes are back in session, homework is starting to pile up, and the leaves on the trees are starting to change color. It’s the start of a brand new academic year. With this academic year, comes exciting opportunities with SWE!
The beginning of a new academic year is a perfect time to join SWE. There are many opportunities for SWE members such as: participating in outreach events, networking with professionals, developing leadership and management skills, attending SWE Annual and Regional Conferences. watching professional development webinars, and receiving scholarships. SWE offers over $500,000 in scholarships every year.
SWE has several types of memberships:
1. Collegiate to Career (C2C) ~ For a one-time $50 payment, collegiate members can secure a SWE membership for their collegiate years through the first year they qualify for professional grade membership. C2C is beneficial to students with two or more years of schooling left or those pursuing an advanced degree. Renewal is required each year, at no charge, to confirm continued SWE Membership. Take advantage of this program to maximize your savings on membership dues.
2. Collegiate ~ SWE Membership is available for $20 to college students majoring in engineering and must be renewed annually to obtain membership benefits.
3. Joint ~ Take advantage of a reduced joint membership rate when you join both SWE and one of these three professional organizations: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). (Only available April 15 – December 31)
Join SWE TODAY on swe.org! Joining is like friending 26,000 women at once!