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Come and chat with WiE during e-Week, February 28
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Planning your next job or internship interview? Gain confidence and experience in a 20-minute mock interview with an experienced engineering professional.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm
GW Engineering Students will compete in the WiE Edible Car Competition during e-Week. Come and join in the fun! Co-sponsored by GW SWE and GW Engineering Council.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Learn from (and engage with) a star panel of female engineering professionals who will describe their experiences - challenges and opportunities - as engineers in the workforce. Q&A, and Reception/Mixer included. Featuring leaders from Mastercard, CGI and the US Department of Education.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The fifth workshop in our career toolkit series addresses how best to negotiate - for a raise, a promotion, or any important progression in your career path. Geared to students, faculty, alumni and staff, this one-hour workshop will give you tools to plan your negotiation, and will include a brief practice session with a partner. You will leave with salary negotiation tips and a negotiation planning guide.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
This presentation by Lynn Mayo, CEO of RePicture Engineering, will discuss mentors and how to get one.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The fourth workshop in our career toolkit series addresses seeking references and cover letter writing. The tools presented in this session are in the context of many research findings addressed in the workshop on resume writing. We stress choosing the right reference for the right job and keeping your list of people to whom you turn for references in the loop as you seek internships and job.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
The third one-hour workshop in our Career Toolkit series covers resume writing. The tools presented in this session are in the context of many research studies addressing whether a woman should use her full name on her resume, what terms to use in your resume and how to craft it for each internship or job position to which you apply.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Our second Career Toolkit workshop (held October 23) addressed how women engineers and computer scientists become entrepreneurs. Think about how an idea you have been ruminating about could become a reality. A video of the Entrepreneurship Workshop is available.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Join us for our career toolkit series. The Center for Women in Engineering, along with W. Scott Amey Career Services Center, and the GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, is hosting a multipart interactive series dedicated to demystifying the processes faced by women engineers and computer scientists as they search for an internship or a job after graduation.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:45pm to Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:45pm
Our first Career Toolkit workshop (held October 16) focused on how to find a job or internship. Beyond the typical places to search, we address moving beyond “FAANG – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google” to identify a variety of places to search for the internship or job that is right for you. We also present tools you can use to measure the corporate culture as well as the activities and benefits offered so you can make a choice the fits your needs. The videotape of the workshop is available for those who weren't able to make it, along with an article highlighting tips and resources. Security clearance FAQs are also available for download.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
The SEAS Office of Graduate Admissions & Student Services and the GW Center for Women in Engineering invite all graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni to attend the 4th Annual Women in STEM Breakfast!
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:45am
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The launch of the SEAS Center for Women in Engineering (WiE) featured GW Provost Forrest Maltzman, SEAS Interim Dean Rumana Riffat, and SEAS Center for Women in Engineering Director Shelly Heller.
SEAS faculty, staff, students, and alumni presented the panel discussion “Do We Have a Failure to Communicate?” followed by a Q&A session.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm