Nominating Officers for next year and new mentoring opportunity

We are currently seeking nominations for SWE officer and non-elected positions for the 2015-2015 school year. Nominations must be submitted to by February 27th at 5:00 PM (self nominations are allowed). The nomination includes:
  • Which position you are running for, as well as any alternative position/s that you would be interested in performing.
  • One paragraph statement: Discuss why you are qualified for the position and past involvement within the section. This blurb will be used for elections so make sure it represents you well.
  • Photograph of yourself
Upcoming elections these positions will open on March 2nd at 5:00 PM. A list of available positions of the section (both elected or nonelected) have been provided in the document below. SWE Officer Positions
Please vote during the election period from March 2nd at 6:00 PM to April 1st at 6:00 PM. Election winners will be notified on Wednesday, April 1st and are required to attend the upcoming leadership summit date and location to be determined.  If you have any questions about positions or concerns about the election process, please contact
Have you ever wanted to have a professional mentor?
The Women’s Tech Council is looking for female engineering students who want to connect with a professional mentor.
Join us on Tuesday, March 10th at 6:00pm for a chance to meet your mentor. More details to follow.
Please email your name and major to Laura at to register.

Galentines Day and Panda Express Fundraiser

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SWE is also hosting a “Galentine’s Day” party where we will be making valentines for veterans (and anyone else you want to make a valentine for!), as well as watching Parks and Rec and eating snacks. Join us next Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30 to 6:30 in WEB 1460.



If you like the activities SWE sponsors think about helping us by visiting Panda Express in the Union next Wednesday February 11th. Present the flier at left to support our organization and also get a Free Small Drink!

Girl Scout Night

Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night: Robots Rock on February 20th on this form!

Other Opportunities:

Cardinal Scholars is a service that connects tutors with elementary, middle school, high school, and college students seeking help. Tutoring sessions can take place at the student’s home, at a nearby library, on the tutor’s campus, or even via Skype.

New tutors can join our platform to be considered for local opportunities that match their subject skills and weekly availability.

Desired Skills and Experience: Teaching, Tutoring, Leadership, and Mentorship

Responsibilities: Tutor local students based on your subject preference and availability (work as much or as little as you’d like!)

Qualifications: Fantastic teachers who have experience teaching or mentoring others, are academically curious and intelligent, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Compensation: Online tutoring sessions start at $15/hour, and in-person tutoring ranges from $23/hour up to $50/hour.

We connect tutors all over the country with students in their area for in-person tutoring – as well as online sessions – so you can tutor in your hometown during breaks and in your college town during the school year!

To learn more, please visit and check out our FAQ’s for tutors.

Edwards Lifesciences will be coming to campus Tuesday, February 17th for an Information Session. They are also hiring top university talent for their 2015 Internship Programs.

UoU Information Session
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP in advance

Are you interested in applying for an internship project with Edwards Lifesciences in 2015?

Our internship recruitment period is from February through May 2015. Specific internship projects will be identified during this time for which qualified candidates will be contacted for further discussion.

We invite students at UofU to submit their resume to be considered for our internship program. When you apply, you’ll automatically be considered for opportunities that fit your background and skill set, but you can also apply to specific postings on our careers website at

ES3 is looking for a….

Project Engineer – Clearfield, UT (Full-Time) General Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of mechanical engineering functions to include, but not limited to, classical stress analysis, finite element analysis, modeling, aircraft system level requirements analysis, and fatigue analysis on a variety of military platforms. This position also requires the candidate to be able to read and produce detailed drawings for component and system level designs. This is a multi-faceted position that requires a variety of engineering skills.  Applicant must be a good problem solver, be self-motivated and work well in a team-oriented environment.

How to Apply:  To be considered for this position, qualified candidates can submit resume with contact information  We at ES3 greatly appreciate applicants who submit well-written, comprehensive, and well-formatted material. Please reference UT Project Engineer  in the subject line.

Mock Interviews and other upcoming opportunities

Update Mock interviewMock Interviews will be this Wednesday, January 28th, 6-7:30pm at Career Services  on the third floor of the Student Services Building (SSB 350). The workshop will include a presentation on interview etiquette and tips, opportunities to interview with industry professionals and receive feedback, Q & A with recent graduates, and snacks! Don’t miss out on a chance to interview and network with ATK, IM Flash, Goldman Sachs, EMC, the Department of Environmental Quality, HealthEquity, Hexcel, Bard, and more! Please RSVP in order to secure your spot here. Interview attire is recommended but not required. Please bring a copy of your resume for the interviewer to view. Feel free to email with any questions!

Girl Scout Night is also coming up on February 20th. Join University of Utah SWE for a night of robotic fun! Girls scouts will be coming to program robots, build circuit board pieces, and explore how robots work in many different settings. Girls will get to meet female engineering students and professional engineers, and interact with them one on one to understand how they can help the world through STEM. Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night on this form! 


The SWE/STEP Scholarship deadline has been extended to January 27th. Here are those applications. 2015 STEP Scholarship Application. 2015 SWE Scholarship Application.

American Rock Mechanics Association

What:    University of Utah student chapter of the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)
Why:          Are you a geological, civil, mechanical, chemical, mining, or any other type of engineer? Interested in applying the principles of engineering mechanics to the design of rock structures in mining, drilling, reservoir production, underground excavation, open pit mines, oil and gas wells, road cuts or any other civil construction activity?  Come share your goals, interests, and ideas with us!
When:        Thursday, January 29th @ 5:00 pm
Where:       FASB Room 250

Free Practice MCAT

Altius Test Prep is offering a FREE PRACTICE MCAT EXAM. This will be 1/2 length and cover the MCAT 2015 material. This is a great opportunity to get a look at what the new test will be like and see questions on the new material for MCAT 2015. Altius Test Prep has created 10 FULL LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS that will match MCAT 2015 in content and question type. Altius exams were created with the help of over 40 Ph.D.’s using the same double-blind, peer reviewed, standardized development process used by the AAMC. Because they are standardized our tests will be STATISTICALLY IDENTICAL to the real MCAT.

When: Saturday, January 24th from 10:00-2:30

Where: Marriott Library, Room 1160

Please RSVP to to reserve your seat, and please say which school you are from.

New Semester! Spring 2015

Happy New Semester! We are planning lots of great SWE activities. Here’s whats coming up on the calendar so far:

Mock InterviewsUpdate Mock interview

Join us for a Mock Interview Workshop on Wednesday, January 28th from 6-7:30pm at Career Services, on the third floor of the Student Services Building! The workshop will include a presentation on interview etiquette and tips, opportunities to interview with industry professionals and receive feedback, Q & A with recent graduates, and snacks! Please RSVP in order to secure your spot at here.Interview attire is recommended but not required. Please bring a copy of your resume for the interviewer to view. Feel free to email with any questions! There will be representatives from ATK, Bard, HealthEquity, EMC, Hexcel, and Goldman Sachs.

Girl Scout Night – February 20th
Join University of Utah SWE for a night of robotic fun! Program your own robot, build circuit board pieces, create robotic elements, and explore how robots work in many different settings, from far away worlds to beside our bodies’ cells. Girls will get to meet female engineering students and professional engineers, and interact with them one on one to understand how they can help the world through STEM. Sign up to Volunteer for Girl Scout Night on this form! Please remember that this is a commitment to work with these young ladies and if you are unable to volunteer you need to email so that accommodations can be made for the activities.
Keep an eye out for information about more great events coming soon.
Job Opportunities

Infosys Limited would like to invite everyone to apply for their new hire positions.

More details on the position:

  • Hiring locations
    • Plano, Chicago, New York/New Jersey, Atlanta and Newark, CA
  • Hiring Systems Engineers with a year of exp. (internships will count as exp. -see details on job description)
    • Undergraduate degree in technology, computer engineer, etc.
    • Graduation date between Dec. 2014-June 2015
    • Training will be offered for approx.. 10-12 weeks

Apply here:

The FBI is accepting undergraduate and post-graduate applications for their Cyber Internship Program, and would like your Society of Women Engineers students to apply. Cyber-skilled interns receive on-the-job training and exposure to national and international cyber investigations. Due: Jan 20th


Bagel Week

Finals Week is here! Remember if you need to refuel between finals or while you’re studying, stop by the WEB Tutoring Center for free bagels and coffee!


Also, save the date for Mock Interviews January 28th at 6pm. This will be a great chance to practice interviewing skills.

Mock Interview Flyer

Wrapping up the Semester

10358982_402083936609374_7757684047518014449_oFinals are coming up and we have some events to help you make it through the semester!

Thursday, December 11th at 7:30 pm in WEB 1450 is the SWE Study Success Party. It is part of the SWE Sisters Mentoring Program and is open to all. There will be a presentation by the Student Success Advocates with tips to help you prepare for finals. There will also be hot chocolate and cookies!

There will also be free bagels for Bagel Week Monday through Wednesday of finals week. Come to the WEB tutoring center between 9am and 2pm to refuel with free bagels and coffee. 

Just a reminder that the Regional Conference Application is due December 12th if you would like funding to go to regional conference.

Other Opportunities
Interested in being a FIRST Lego League mentor? West High is looking for someone to help coach from Jan 3 – February 17, 2015. They will be meeting everyday, Monday though Friday after school at West High school.  They also work the final weekend on Saturday all day as well.

Contact Enrique Arce-Larreta at

SWE scholarships are now available.
Apply here:

Autoliv tour and other updates

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There are still a few spots left for the Autoliv tour Tuesday (tomorrow!). Carpools will be leaving at 1pm and returning around 4-4:30 pm. Email ASAP if you would like to come.


Regional Conference

Each year SWE hosts a regional conference for each of the 13 regions in the US. The University of Utah SWE section is in Region B and this years conference is being held in San Luis Obispo, CA from February 27th to March 1st. More information can be found here.
The University of Utah section also gives out funding each year for some SWE members to attend. You must be a registered member nationally, and be somewhat involved in the section.  There are different levels of funding, including some or all of the items listed below.
1. Registration
2. Travel
3. Hotel
Even if you are not granted funding you are highly encouraged to attend the conference as it is a great opportunity to become more involved in SWE as a national organization.
The application is attached, the due date is December 12th, 2014.
The region is also granting money for conference travel and the application can be found here, although the due date is December 1st.
Other Opportunites
STEP club is a new club on campus.

STEP: Science, Technology, Engineering, Programs is the higher education component of MESA. MESA: Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement is a statewide program. Membership is open to all races, although the program seeks to work with underrepresented population (female and ethnic minority) students, who are interested in the sciences. Please see the attached document for further information. STEP Club.

Job Finding:
Mercer, a human resources adviser to the world’s leading employers, is introducing a game-based career matching tool targeted to engineering students and graduates.
The game can be found hereand feedback can be sent to Katerina Rodriguez at
Intel is looking for interns and New Hires. Bachelors, Masters and PhD students are encouraged to apply. 
AfterCollege is giving away a variety of scholarships, and the deadline is Dec. 31st