We invite women engineering students (junior and senior) to apply for a networking and professional development workshop focused on exploring graduate education and research opportunities in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The workshop will provide seminars focused on preparation for graduate school, writing effective fellowship applications, mentoring, networking, faculty panels, developing leadership skills, and “Pathways to Success” presented by prominent University of Illinois alumni. A networking dinner will be hosted allowing students to interact with faculty, graduate students, and women engineers working in industry.
Date: September 22-23, 2017
Location: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Costs: Transportation, lodging, and meals will be provided to selected students.
Who should apply: Women engineering students interested in learning about graduate education in civil and environmental engineering who will be a junior or senior student at the time of the workshop. Students do not have to be currently enrolled in a civil and environmental engineering program.