Professional and Alumni Information

Dear Professionals and Alumni,

As an alumnus and professional you have a breadth of opportunities to stay involved with the UIUC SWE section and continue to support women in engineering. With our diverse community, you will have the opportunity to meet with a wide variety of girls in both majors and personalities and begin to make connections with top students. 

To further stay connected with SWE UIUC, please be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and join the alumni/professional database if you have not already!

In addition, we would love to partner with you and your company. Every year we host 200+ events focusing on professional development, networking, outreach, recruitment and much more. Our events are run by all members of the society, from freshmen to seniors, and these members are managed by the officer board. This allows for incredible leadership growth and valuable experience for every member involved with SWE. Please feel free to explore our website to truly understand the impact our section has on its members and the surrounding community. Please also consider supporting us in our mission to expand the amount of women in engineering and support the future leaders in engineering.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about SWE UIUC, please do not hesitate to contact reach out to We look forward to staying in contact with you!

Upcoming Events with SWE

Happy Hours with Professionals and Alumni - The Professional Liaison Committee will be hosting Happy Hours at Firehaus for a chance for SWE Student Members to network with professionals and former Illini in a more casual setting. If you would like to know more about this event, please contact Katy Walters at with your name and contact information.

Alumni Roundtables - The Professional Liaison Committee will be hosting alumni roundtables where professional can come speak to students in a casual setting about various topics. If you are interested in attending one of these roundtables, please contact Katy Welters at with your name and contact information. 

Professional/Alumni Database - Click here for access to database.  This is a list of industry professionals and alumni from the University of Illinois who are involved with SWE UIUC. If you would like to be in our professional/alumni database, please email Katy Walters at with your name and contact information.

General Meetings - Every month SWE UIUC hosts general meetings with a successful company. The general meetings provide opportunities for SWE Members to find out about upcoming events and network with professionals. If your company is interested in sponsoring one of our general meetings, contact Abby Pakeltis at

Mentoring ProgramClick here to access mentor sign-up. The mentoring program is a great way for students to be paired with experienced mentors in their respective field of study or career path. If you are interested in being a mentor to an undergraduate SWE member, please fill out the following form and you will be contacted soon.