Hot Topic: Utilizing Counselors and Faculty Advisors

Counselors and faculty advisors can be a large asset to the health of your collegiate section! We get a lot of questions about what the difference between the two positions is and what their jobs are. This blog will highlight those points for you! Counselors are a requirement for all collegiate sections to be in …

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Hot Topic: Prepare for the Year Ahead: SWE Member Yolanda Mitchell is Always Connecting … Always Engineering

It's only July but we are already excited for October and WE17! Check out below how one of SWE's member's is living out this year's theme daily!   This year’s theme for WE17 is Always Connecting … Always Engineering. You cannot attend a WE conference without forming connections, and we know that engineering is more than …

Hot Topic: Networking

Everyone seems to know that networking is important, but what is networking, and how can collegiate and young professionals do it? If the word “networking” has you thinking of sleazy, insincere schmoozing, you should reconsider. Networking is building mutually beneficial relationships that can lead to information and opportunities. Networking is essential for developing your career …

FY16 Region H Leadership Applications Due Soon

Are you interested in taking your SWE leadership to the next level? The nomination form is live for the following Region H positions: Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Secretary, Senator, Representative to the Society Nomination Committee, Region Collegiate Representative (RCR), Region Collegiate Communication Editor (RCCE), and Region Collegiate Senator (RCS). The deadline to submit for the Senator …

December Hot Topic: Use Your Winter Break!

Right around now, most colleges and universities are on winter break. Students look forward to a much-needed and well-deserved rest from classes. However, winter break is also an excellent opportunity to focus on some of the things that you don't have much time for when school is in session, like applying for scholarships, internships, grad school, etc. …

November Hot Topic: Outreach

Outreach is one of SWE's most important activities. SWE outreach programs inspire the next generation of women engineers and technologists. We expose young girls (K-12) to the possibilities of STEM career paths with engaging workshops and interaction with SWE role models. Here are a few things to consider when planning your section’s outreach activities: Engaging Activities Whenever possible, …

SWE Annual Conference – WE14 + ICWES16

WE14, the Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference in Los Angeles is coming up quickly on Oct. 23-25. WE14 is also welcoming members of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) for ICWES16, making the conference a global collaboration between engineers and scientists. Over 7,000 members will be attending for A Global Exchange …