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SWE Overnight 2017 (02/09/17-02/10/17)

02/09/2017 - 11:15am to 02/10/2017 - 5:30pm

SWE Overnight is a shadow program at the Rochester Institute of Technology for female high school juniors. This program offers participants the opportunity to explore various engineering fields through hands-on workshops and interactions with current RIT engineering students and professors. 

A mentoring relationship can also be developed through our panel discussion and mentoring lunch, which helps facilitate the transition from high school to college. Our goal is to motivate and inspire young women to pursue a career in STEM fields (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics).

limited number of scholarships are available based on financial need.

Any questions? Email ritsweoutreach@gmail.com

Emotional Intelligence and Effective Communication Workshop

02/18/2017 - 9:00am to 02/18/2017 - 12:00pm

Opportunity #1: EQ/Communication Workshop

To prepare for our new outreach initiative, WE@RIT is offering this timely FREE workshop to any women in KGCOE who want to improve their emotional intelligence (EQ) and effective communication skills.  Participants will work with professional leadership coach Talya Meyerowitz as well as Professor Reeves O'Connor, who leads RIT's Expressive Communication Center.  If you are interested or just want to know more, we encourage you to fill out our INTEREST SURVEY in the INFO link below.  Basic continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 am as well as the administration of our pre-survey.  Workshop Location: Erdle Commons.

Opportunity #2: Lead an Activity For Girl Scouts Explore Engineering with WE@RIT

Following the workshop, WE@RIT is giving you the opportunity to put these skills into action with our brand new outreach initiative "Girl Scouts Explore Engineering with WE@RIT."  WE@RIT will provide the activities, supplies and training.  You provide your passion for your field of study and for inspiring the next generation of female engineers!  Over the course of an hour, you and another RIT student will lead a small group of visiting Girl Scouts in 4th-8th grade through a hands-on activity relating to the Engineering Design Process.  Each session kicks off in Gordon Atrium.  You can pick among 3 dates to participate:

Saturday, March 4 @ 10:00 am, and/or

Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 am, and/or

Saturday, April 22 @ 10:00 am

Note: fill out our INTEREST SURVEY if you are interested in participating in either or both opportunities.  Participation in one is not required for participation in the other.

Harris Mock Interviews

02/23/2017 - 4:30pm to 02/23/2017 - 6:00pm

Join visiting engineers from Harris Corp to polish your interview skills.  These short sessions are a great way to practice your interview skills before Career Fair! Please email we@rit.edu if you are not free the whole time, as we are scheduling 15 minute sessions.

Registration closes Monday, Feburary 20th. Location: Kelly Conference Room (GLE-2255)

Harris Resume Review

02/23/2017 - 4:30pm to 02/23/2017 - 6:00pm

Join visiting engineers from Harris Corp to polish your resume.  These short sessions are a great way improve your resume before Carrer Fair! Please email we@rit.edu if you are not free the whole time, as we are scheduling 15 minute sessions.

Registration closes Monday, Feburary 20th. Location: Kelly Conference Room (GLE-2255)

Questions? Email we@rit.edu

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