SWE Intercollegiate Summit

SWE Summit.jpgCome join us this Saturday for this fun, informative event with the Utah SWE collegiate Sections!

Utah Women Technology Council member, Angie Trego will be
speaking about “ Making a Difference Through Engineering”
SWE career coach sessions including topics
– You’re in SWE, now what?
– Effective communications
– SWE officer Training
– First Aid for Leadership Burnout

This will be a great time to network and talk with other Utah SWE members from BYU, USU, and Weber State!
Food will be included !

You don’t want to miss out! Lunch will be provided, please check out the Facebook event and RSVP so we can get an accurate headcount for this event. See you there!

Fall Social

Happy November Everyone!

Can you believe we only have another month before Winter Break?! SWE know this part of the semester is ridiculously busy and super stressful and we want to help 🙂 So tonight from 4:30-5:30 we will be having our fall social in the Catmull Gallery of WEB. It goes for an hour, but stop by for as long as you’re able and press pause on your stress by indulging in some delicious fall snacks!flyer-for-general-member-meeting

Evening with Industry

SWE’s biggest event of the semester is coming up soon! “EWI” will be held Wednesday, September 28th from 6:30pm to 8 pm in the Crimson View Room (Union). This is a great opportunity to network with representatives from different engineering companies, including:

Goldman Sachs
Lucid Software
IM Flash
Bard Access Systems
BioFire Diagnostics
Varian Medical Systems


If you pre-register, you will receive preference of companies you sit and eat with. The cost of this event is $5 for registered national SWE members and $10 for non-members if you preregister, otherwise, they are they are $15 day of. This event is open to everyone! If you are interested in attending, you can purchase tickets here.

SWE Collegiate Leadership Institute

Apply now for SWE’s Collegiate Leadership Institute (CLI) at WE16, October 27-29 in Philadelphia! This free program prepares women studying engineering to become the leaders of tomorrow in STEM.

CLI is a three-day program with highly interactive sessions. It provides advanced training on how to professionally engage in the workforce, tips on work/life balance as well as best practices for interviewing and job hunting. Speakers and facilitators are noted experts in leadership and career development.

CLI encourages and supports participants by helping them network with role models and industry professionals. It helps identify, inspire, and develop the next generation of leaders within the engineering profession. It provides students the opportunity to develop the key skills, knowledge, and capacity that will enable them to be global leaders in their engineering careers.

The program’s overall goal is to prepare women engineering and technology students to gain employment within the engineering sector and become leaders in their field. CLI attendees are provided resources to jumpstart their professional development, broaden their networking opportunities, and help facilitate their eventual transition into the workforce.

If you are interested in hearing more about CLI, follow this link to hear what a SWE collegiate member has to say about CLI after attending last year.

Submit your application here by Friday, July 8, at 11:59 pm PST. Applicants chosen to attend will be notified by mid-August. 

Contact sweflcoordinator@gmail.com if you have any question.

2016-2017 Leadership

Congratulations are in order! We have elected our leadership team for the 2016-2017 academic year! If you see any of these people, tell them congrats 🙂

President – Meagan Maxon

Treasurer – Alice Griffin

Secretary – Paisley Tarboton

VP Professional Development – Kara Douville

VP Outreach – Sierra Krippner and Amber Barron

VP Social – Jenna Taylor

VP Corporate Affairs – Annaliese Parker

Social Media Director – Jet Vellinga

MechE Representative – Katie Talda

BME Representative – LeAnn Lam

ChemE Representative – Katie Jones

Civil Representative – Drue Seamans

CS Representative – Jen Simons


We are still looking for people to fill the following positions:

Computer Engineering Rep, Electrical Engineering Rep, Materials Science Rep, College of Mines and Earth Sciences Rep, and Grad Student Rep.

If you are interested in any of these positions, send an email to uofuswe@gmail.com with:

  • What position you are applying for
  • One paragraph about yourself – why you want this position, your past involvement, and why you are qualified for the position.
  • A photograph of yourself