The SWE Annual Conference, We17, has focused programming just for graduate students. We are pleased to promote our sessions this year, including:
- Your First Academic Position: Questions for the Hiring Committee, Thu, Oct 26, 11:30am – 12:30pm
- Nevertheless She Persisted: My PhD Thesis and Transmission Electron Microscopy, Fri, Oct 27, 3:50pm – 4:10pm
- Academic Advisement – How to Choose Your Advisor, and Work With Them, Fri, Oct 27, 4:50pm – 5:10pm
- Engineer Your Life Outside Your Classroom – Put Your Extracurriculars to Work”, Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am – 11:15am
- Planning for Life After Graduate School, Sat, Oct 28, 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Additionally, our Grad SWE business meeting will be on Thursday, October 26, 4:30pm – 5:30 pm.
Sessions by your follow peers and academics can be an impactful learning experience at the national conference. If you can’t attend We17, look out for graduate programming at WeLocals and at We18. These sessions are BY graduate students, FOR graduate students. If you would like to get involved, look for calls for applications for WeLocals this fall or for We18 in early March 2018.
Look out for more information on the blog as we approach WE17!
Are you interested in attending We17? Apply for the Collegiate Poster & Rapid Fire Competition!
20 graduate student will be selected for travel stipend and award, 10 for the poster competition and 10 for the Rapid Fire talks.
Deadline is June 15.
We are pleased to announce our WE17 grad programming kickoff meeting!
You are invite to join. Yes you!
The call for proposals for WE17 is open. If you enjoyed participating in the Graduate Community sessions at WE16 or have ideas on how to improve the grad sessions for WE17, we invite you to dial in to our community-wide teleconference! The call is to brainstorm and plan ideas for grad-focused sessions at WE17. You could be part of leading a session! The call will be hosted by Emily Hoffman (Graduate Programming Coordinator) and Jodi Boutté (Graduate Programming Coordinator-Elect).
Date: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 9:00 pm Eastern (8:00 pm Central, 7:00 Mountain, 6:00 Pacific)
Phone Number: 712-451-0011
Access Code: 409-810
Proposals are due on Friday, March 10. Submit proposals here. For a list of currently proposed topics or for any questions, email Emily at emilyhoffman18 [at] gmail [dot] com.
Application link: https://goo.gl/forms/I94FgKeEtFeOgTnl2
Are you excited about the growing number of opportunities for graduate students in SWE on the national level? Did you attend WE16 and gain lots of inspiration and ideas to better serve the graduate community? Do you in any shape or form want to play a role in continuing to grow graduate student programs on the national level? If you said yes to any of these, you should apply to be the Graduate Programming Coordinator-Elect (GPC-elect)!
Each year the GPC-elect works alongside the GPC to construct and formulate the agenda of events for graduate students at the national conference. Through the GPC-elect role, you get to work with a wonderful team of ladies to help shape sessions impacting the SWE graduate community nationwide (and beyond)! Additionally, there are numerous networking opportunities accompanying this role where you will create long-lasting connections as you serve as GPC-elect for WE17 and GPC for WE18.
Applications are due by Sunday, January 8 at 11:59 PST. Follow the link above to apply!
Mark your calendars for these events hosted by the SWE Graduate Community! We have grad student sessions each day. Also monitor our social media pages for real-time updates about the sessions and other social events! See the image below for links to our various social media pages, and talk up these sessions at the conference!