General Member Meeting and other upcoming events

GMMOur first general member meeting of the year will be Tuesday, September 29th at 4pm in WEB 1230. Come to learn more about SWE and what we are doing this year, participate in a fun competition, socialize, and eat snacks.

Day in the Life: 

We are looking for volunteer mentors for our biannual “Day in the Life of a Female Engineering Student”! This day is an excellent opportunity for high school girls to visit the U for the day and experience what classes are like. We are looking for more students who identify as female to volunteer to take a high school student to classes on Wednesday, October 7th from 8:00 am-12:45 pm.  Please sign up online here you have any questions, please email

Resume Workshop – October 5th – Details coming soon!

Evening with Industry Sept 23

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Come join the University of Utah Society of Women Engineers for our 5th annual Evening With Industry on September 23rd, 2015. This event is open to all students pursuing engineering and technology degrees, where you will be served a three-course meal while dining with industry recruiters and professionals. This is our premier networking event, and space is limited. Don’t pass up this exclusive opportunity that could lead to your next internship!
Preregistration is highly encouraged and is available online at . Not only will you guarantee a spot, but you will also have a better chance of sitting with the companies of your choosing. Here are the companies that will be attending:
IM Flash
Williams Co
Goldman Sachs
TD Williamson
Sandia National Labs
Bard Access Systems
Questar Corporation
We look forward to seeing you on September 23rd. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Meagan at

Also this week, you can vote for your favorite T-shirt design. Thanks to everyone who submitted designs to the contest.

Opening Social and other Upcoming Events

Screen Shot 2015-08-31 at 8.11.24 PMWe are getting the year started with lots of great events.

The opening social will be Tuesday, September 1st, at 4pm in Catmull Gallery (WEB) (note that it was moved from the previously posted location). It will be an ice cream social, and will be a great chance to meet people and learn about SWE.

The freshmen mentoring program is also beginning soon. If you are interested in being a mentee (a first year student in an engineering program), sign up here: . If you are interested in being a mentor for a first year student in their program, sign up here: . The mentoring program kickoff will be this Thursday, Sep. 3, 3:30-4:30 in WEB 1705 and will be a great chance to meet a mentor or mentee.

Also save the date for Evening with Industry which will be on Wednesday, September 23rd. We will have links to buy tickets available soon.

If you aren’t on our email list, you can sign up here.

AfterCollege scholarships

AfterCollege provides quarterly scholarships to support current students who demonstrate professionalism and a passion for their future career. The next deadline for Society of Women Engineers students to apply for AfterCollege scholarships is June 30th.

Stem Inclusion Scholarship:

Aerospace Corporation Science & Engineering Student Scholarship:

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship:

Upcoming Outreach Opportunities

Engineering presentation at Valley City Middle School (West Valley City, 7th and 8th graders) Wednesday, March 11 – mid-morning. Carpool from University.
Email to volunteer or for more information!

Engineering scholarships and resources at West High School. Wednesday, March 18th – 8:30 am and 11:30 am (SLC) Carpool from University.
Email to volunteer or for more information!

The College of Engineering will be hosting Elementary Engineering week from March 22-28. This is when multiple elementary schools come to campus to perform different engineering activities. We are needing student volunteers to help with all these events. Sign up using the link below. Contact Amanda at with any questions

The 2015 Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF) is just 19 days away and will be held on March 24-26, 2015 at Rice Eccles Stadium.
SLVSEF needs 250 judges to make sure that each student is judged the number of times needed.  As a judge, you will be assigned to a student who has done research in an area that you are comfortable and familiar with.  If you are able to judge, please register at

LEGO showcase and Expo, Girl Scouts of Utah office (Murray).Saturday, April 4th – 12-3pm. Transportation TBD. Email to volunteer or for more information!

“Day in the Life of a female engineering student”
Wednesday, April 8th – 7:45 am-2 pm
High school girls from around the area come to campus to follow us to classes
Email to volunteer or for more information!